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Front view of papa Bear's LodgeDinning Area with large table made from the walnut flooring of a box car
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Papa Bear's Lodge, grand log cabin!

Papa Bear's Lodge, grand log cabin!

14 guests
4 bedrooms
9 beds
2.5 baths
14 guests
4 bedrooms
9 beds
2.5 baths

This cozy lodge with great room, wood stove, central heat, big kitchen, wraparound porch, hot tub and additional sleeping loft is just the right place for your family vacation or reunion. Only 2.5 miles outside Nevada City. Add Mama Bear and Baby Bear cabins for that larger group.

Amenities

Dryer
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with front desk/doorperson

20 Reviews

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Carlos User Profile
Carlos
January 2018
Great place to relax and chill. Sure and René were extremely kind and prompt to reply to any inquiries (there weren’t too many to be honest). Great place. I would definitively stay again.

Todd And Maximilla User Profile
Todd And Maximilla
August 2017
Drue and René are wonderful hosts and Papa Bear Lodge is a great place to stay. So close to the river, private, spacious, and accommodating.

Ashley User Profile
Ashley
July 2017
Highly recommend any of Drue and Rene's cabins for anyone looking for a quiet, peaceful stay. They have everything you could possibly need and more and the cabin is located perfectly between the river and Nevada City! This is our second summer staying with them and we're already …

Sam User Profile
Sam
July 2017
Just perfect!

Kathy User Profile
Kathy
June 2017
A beautiful location with great hosts who obviously love their town and amenities .

Marty User Profile
Marty
February 2017
Papa Bear's Lodge is a great place for a large group. It is in a beautiful wooded location, yet just a few minutes from the town of Nevada City and all it offers. We loved the log building, cozy fireplace, large living room, and dining table where we could all sit together. Th…
Drue And René User Profile
Response from Drue And René:
So glad to host your group, Marty. Thank you for booking with us. We hope to have you back.
February 2017

Colin User Profile
Colin
January 2017
Wonderful and unique little cabin in the woods. Less touristy than the main areas of Tahoe, which is nice. Very quiet and peaceful. There are 2 other units on the property but it doesn't feel too crowded. Went on a few nice runs around the area, good views and pretty empty roads.

Hosted by Drue And René

Nevada City, California, United StatesJoined in June 2011
Drue And René User Profile
158 Reviews
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Rene and I have been hosting guests at our Mama, Baby, and Papa Bear Cabins for nearly a decade and have met some of the nicest folks along the way. We now rent out our upstairs studio apartment in town. We love this town and the surrounding, area and are happy to share informa…
Languages: English
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