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"We really enjoyed our stay at the Sadleback Inn. The hotel is adorable - quaint and comfortable. You can't beat the location. Our room was on the 3 ... " More

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Hotel Description

3-star hotel with free WiFi, connected to a shopping center

Near boardwalk, shopping

Within a 5-minute walk of this Lake Arrowhead hotel, you'll find Lake Arrowhead Village and Lake Arrowhead Village Lakefront. Blue Jay Bay and Arrowhead Resort Beach are also within half a mile (1 km).

Restaurant, bar/lounge

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. A grocery/convenience store, a lobby fireplace, and express check-out are also on offer.

Spa tubs, free WiFi

The individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free local calls. TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include private spa tubs and fireplaces.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$158* Per night/room Nov 1 - Nov 2

Suite, 1 King Bed (with either Queen Sleeper Sofa or 2 Twin Rollaways)(AC in Bedroom only)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Saddleback Inn ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Saddleback Inn

Everyone (6) Couples (3) Family (1)
5 out of 5
We really enjoyed our stay at the Sadleback Inn. The hotel is adorable - quaint and comfortable. You can't beat the location. Our room was on the 3rd floor with no elevator but that was not a problem for us. We would definitely stay there again. We had a very nice dinner at the restaurant, although they were out of the wine we chose to go with our dinner. Fun place to stay - small room but had everythng we needed for a lovely stay.

Posted by on Aug 6, 2021

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1 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 6, 2020

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4 out of 5
The property was beautiful and rustic. Loved the little cabins. The bed and pillows were very comfy. Breakfast included was a nice addition. The only bad thing was the shower head...absolutely no water pressure.

Posted by on Jul 17, 2019

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2 out of 5
They advise you in their website that there is karaoke on Tuesdays and Fridays and you can hear the music in certain rooms. Saying you can hear the music is an understatement. It was so loud it felt like the karaoke machine was in our bathroom. Awful. The mattress was not very firm and somewhat uncomfortable. The breakfast that is included is about what you’d get from a motel chain: institutional scrambled eggs, bland home fries, and sausage. Not what you would expect at a quaint inn. We did not get our moneys worth.

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019

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5 out of 5
I prefer this hotel to all others in arrowhead. It is a great mountain experience. Rustic, clean and most convenient.

Posted by , from Seattle on Sep 24, 2018

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3 out of 5
The hotel was okay, nice little cabins. We booked a five night stay for our anniversary. Unfortunately on the second morning we received a call that my father had a heart attack, we had to leave. We informed the front desk we needed to cancel the rest of our reservation and would like a partial refund. They would not provide us with one. Not very good customer service.

Posted by , from California on Mar 30, 2018

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4 out of 5

Quaint and clean Inn.

Quaint and clean Inn walking distance to Lake Arrowhead Village. Wonderful, helpful staff.

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017

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5 out of 5

Trout Classic

Overall experience was EXCELLENT 100% Friendly staff, cozy clean cottages, and a quick stroll to the village. Would definitely love to come back soon.

Posted by , from California on May 29, 2016

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5 out of 5

Wonderful Mountain Retreat

Pros: The staff was fantastic - friendly and accommodating; the coziness, the history and comfort of the property - everything!
Cons: They need to add a couple pillows to the king sized bed. There were only two. There were two more in the room that were needed for the sofa sleeper.
Location: The hotel is right across the street from Lake Arrowhead Village where there are shops, restaurants and lake tour on the Arrowhead Queen boat.
We once lived in Lake Arrowhead for 3 1/2 years and although we passed by it every day, had never been to the Saddleback Inn. What a wonderful surprise! My husband, myself and two sons stayed in a one-bedroom suite /cabin with a sofa sleeper in the living room. It was ideal, with a nice living/ dining room area with a fireplace, a good sized separate bedroom and a huge bathroom with a 2 person jacuzzi tub/ shower. It was private, surrounded by trees with a front porch and overlooking a lovely gazebo and fountain. We ate dinner and breakfast at the beautiful, old restaurant. The food was excellent (it was fried chicken night)! The restaurant setting is very romantic. This is an historic property, built around 1919. I can't wait to go back and spend more time there in the future.

Posted by , from Laguna Niguel CA on Aug 14, 2015

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities will be closed during October, November, December, January, February, and March:

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. The romantic Saddleback Inn also features karaoke, coffee/tea in a common area, and a fireplace in the lobby. This Victorian Lake Arrowhead hotel is smoke free.

  • 34 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 17 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Karaoke
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Saddleback Inn offers 34 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature private spa tubs and fireplaces. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with jetted bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Microwaves and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private hot tub
  • Fireplace
  • Jetted tub
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

The Saddleback Grill - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property's reception is open from 7 AM to 9 PM on Sunday through Thursday, and from 6 AM to 10 PM on Friday and Saturday. Guests planning to arrive after reception hours must contact the property in advance to arrange check.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 5:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, debit cards, and cash

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff does not wear personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Staffed front desk
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • Self parking
  • Parking

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Saddleback Inn
  • Saddleback Inn Lake Arrowhead
  • Saddleback Lake Arrowhead
  • Saddleback Hotel Lake Arrowhead
  • Saddleback Inn Hotel
  • Saddleback Inn Lake Arrowhead
  • Saddleback Inn Hotel Lake Arrowhead

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.