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USA California Southern California Lake Arrowhead Listing #18691

Dancing Bear Chalet - Lake Arrowhead, CA

11 reviews
Max occupancy: 5 2 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 1 dog max  4WD/traction may be required in winter
654 Grass Valley Road, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352

Worry-free booking

Enjoy peace of mind with flexible, no-fee options for trip changes and cancellations.

You can reschedule your trip, cancel it and receive 100% credit for a future stay, or cancel it for a refund (minus the booking fee) at least 30 days before check-in.

Note: If your trip starts after August 31, you have these options as long as you change or cancel your trip at least 30 days before check-in.

Expert cleaning

Professional housekeepers clean and stock each home, using an EPA-approved disinfectant.

Local support

Each trip is backed by 24/7 customer support and local teams everywhere we operate.


Most Vacasa homes use smart locks or lockboxes for a smooth, contactless check-in.

Dog-friendly home w/ views from deck, near skiing, hiking & lake

This cozy cabin features forest views from the large patio deck, with a full suite of amenities and a great location in a quiet neighborhood near everything in Lake Arrowhead.

What's nearby:
Shops and restaurants are in Lake Arrowhead Village, a four-mile drive southeast. Wintertime activities include skiing at Snow Valley 17 miles to the east or family-friendly fun for the kids at Santa's Village. In the summertime, fishing and swimming await at Lake Arrowhead, Mackay Park, or Papoose Lake. Hiking trails are nearby with attractions like Aztec Falls and Dogwood Canyon. Other activities include the Mountain History Museum and Grass Valley Park.

Things to know:
Full kitchen
Easy access and parking
Dogs welcome for a small nightly pet fee A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.

You must be 18 years or older to rent this property.

Property permit ID: 372-CA20181991-SUP-R


Heating & cooling


Gas fireplace

Kitchen & dining






Internet : Charter



DVD library

DVD player

VHS library

Wireless router


Nearby activities & attractions

Board games

Downhill Skiing


Gas grill : Private


11 reviews

Jathan M. Jun 2020
Scenic views and a large deck to relax. The house was spacious and clean inside but there were many things that were not kept up outside of the home. Trash overflowing outside to the point where one bottle wouldn’t even fit in the bins, which of course wildlife got into. Broken board on the back of the house with missing paneling. An old patio umbrella full of holes laying on the deck that has been there for who knows how long.
Manager response:
Hi, Jathan! Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit at Dancing Bear Chalet. There is no dump site in Arrowhead, so we have vendors coming around to pick up trash. We apologize if they were not able to get to your rental prior to wildlife making a mess. The property manager is taking care of the missing paneling and patio umbrella. We hope to see you again!
Rami H. Jun 2020
View of evergreens.
Richard M. Jun 2020
The house is cozy but was perfect for the four of us visiting Lake Arrowhead. This home sits among many pine trees and has a beautiful deck in the back with a view of the forest and mountains. Two of the large rooms are upstairs along with a full bathroom. When you walk in, the living room with a firplace, a nice size kitchen along with another room and full bathroom. We loved this home!! So glad we came across the Dancing Bear Chalet.
Jeanette C. Feb 2020
The house was beautifully decorated, comfortable and in a convenient location. However, I called twice as I was early for check in and both times was told the cleaning crew was not finished and needed inspection. Once my family and I went in, though, dust was all over the tables & chimney area, back porch was not as tidy as expected, and spider webs all over the ceilings in the living room and bedrooms. The hot water was turned off, but that was remedied within an hour. Overall, had a good experience.
Manager response:
Hello Jeanette, We apologize the home was not at the level of cleanliness we hold ourselves too. We have notified our local housekeeping team to address this issue. We apologize for the inconvenience and do hope you will give us another chance to impress you in the future!
JOHN C. Jan 2020
This is a nice place to stay. It is older and could use some updates. That being said, we enjoyed ourselves and would stay here again! The rooms are big and comfortable! The house is close to lake and village. Also close to the golf course/country club. Great areas to walk. The beds are really comfortable! Very clean too! The outside deck in back is very nice.
Drawbacks - no cable. Has Wi-Fi and DVD/VHS players - but movies are older. No TVs in the bedrooms (maybe not a bad thing!)
Ericka B. Jan 2020
The only thing was we had problems finding the keys as they were not where I was told they would be. But we finally found them.
Kevin Paul H. Oct 2019
A gorgeous little chalet in the woods. Everything was totally clean and had everything we needed.

I would give it 5 stars but the railing on the back porch is loose and is a serious safety hazard. It needs to be tightened asap. Everything else was perfect.
Manager response:
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We are happy to report that the railing has been repaired. We hope to host you again soon.
Nicole H. Mar 2019
The cabin was spotless! The beds were super comfy and kitchen stocked to cook anything!!
Fawn N. Mar 2019
After another booking fell through the day before our planned trip, I was happy to find this adorable home! It was really clean and spacious. All the comforts of home were provided. Our kids loved the creek just down the hill in the back, and we loved the comfort of the couches and beds!
It was just a short 10 min drive to the Village and we enjoyed time at Santa’s Village in Skyforest as well.
Definitely would return our next time in Lake Arrowhead!
Julio Q. Jan 2019
Dancing Bear Chalet is such an amazing place to stay and the location couldn't be any better. The cabin was beautifully decorated and maintained, we were so impressed by how everything clean was. Definitely. Great job Vacasa.
Judy O. Nov 2018
Dancing Bear was very cozy and clean.. was able to get in early due to the kind people at Vacasa... would not rent again unless the owners had WiFi and Cable... we also needed a poker to move the firewood around... more kitchen towels needed... the heating system was excellent... we had a very nice stay... loved the deck and looking out to the forest.. was also easy to get to the Village
Manager response:
We appreciate the feedback. All amenities available in the unit can be found under the listing description. Unfortunately, the owners have decided to not provide WiFi or Cable. We will contact the Local Manager to make sure the appropriate fireplace tools are provided.