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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night in March looking for a quiet, romantic cabin. It was all that and more! The location in the Rockies is just spectacular! The cabin was rustic, but clean, comfortable, and cozy! Everything worked fine, a warm gas fireplace, just the...More

Thank Terrenski
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We stayed in the Prospector cabin and were warm and cozy despite the cold winter weather outside. The kitchen was well-equipped, the bed was comfortable, the it's a great location for snowshoeing. Plus they take pets, so we could bring our dog!

Thank OlsonColorado
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A perfect weekend get-away across Independence Pass for us. Comfortable, quaint rooms in the Lodge with modern amenities. Autumn splendor surrounds you in the fall season plus great hiking trails, biking, relaxing and easy access to both Leadville and Buena Vista, all steeped in Colorado...More

Thank merryhell36
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have been staying at this lodge for over 20 years, usually in the fall, and recommend it to everyone I know. The cabins and rooms are basic but comfy. I recommend the housekeeping log cabins which all have stunning views, gas stoves for heat,...More

Thank Cougar11
Response from mtelbert, Owner at Mount Elbert LodgeResponded 13 October 2016

Thank you for your review. I just want to add a bit of clarification, we are now using fragrance free laundry products and appreciate your feedback on the issue when you visited. Also, while we are open all year long and winter is a fantastic...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is one of our favorite stops in Colorado (we're from Texas), and we try to make it every year and have for the last 10 (we think). The owners are a delightful couple and a pleasure to see once again everytime we visit. Always...More

Thank Jim G
Response from mtelbert, Owner at Mount Elbert LodgeResponded 13 October 2016

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Things to do
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$55 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$55 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (144)
Room & Suite (65)
Dining (3)
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1 December 2014|
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Response from CatherineRMi |
The Rinker has a full kitchen with table and 3 chairs, 2 chairs in front of gas fireplace and 2 lazy boy chairs in bedroom. Outside on the deck has a table and 4 chairs and a grill. We have stayed in the Rinker multiple... More
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"Cinnamon Bear and Rinker directly across the street. Some road noise, but minimal. Got quieter as the night..."
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"Rinker Cabin and Cinnamon Bear are set up above the road and are quieter with better views."
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"Beautiful views of the mountains on both sides and a beautiful river flowing"
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"This is not pertinent as each room, and there are only four, has its own feature."
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