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Idlewilde by the River

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had another great time in our cozy Pine Cone cabin. Being 10 steps from the Big Thompson was terrific. Deb & Larry were great hosts and local guides. They always make it feel like home. We will be back. Pat & JoanMore

Thank Joan R
Response from Marc B, Owner at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded 6 November 2017

We are so glad you had another GREAT stay at Idlewilde. We appreciate the business and of course the very kind words. Idlewilde is such a special place and we feel honored to carry on the legacy and tradition it has become for so many....More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Idlewilde is a perfect location---easy to get into Rocky Mountain National Park: close to several good restaurants and located right by a river full of trout. The beds were comfortable, the cabin was clean, but with some tears in the screens (porch door and bedroom...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Took my family (sons/wife, and grandkids) last year and stayed in Naughty Pine. It was so perfect to be that close to the river. We loved every minute of our stay there. This year I returned with two friends and we enjoyed the updated bathrooms...More

Thank luvtotravelkcmo
Response from Marc B, Owner at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks so much for the wonderful words! So glad you returned and enjoyed Naughty Pine. We hope we can host you again in the future. -MB

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Idlewilde's cabins are rustic with all the necessary modern conveniences. The location is far enough from town to get away from the hustle and bustle but just minutes from shopping and local attractions. Larry and Deb Brand go out of their way to make you...More

Thank rabolotte
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Rustic, clean, comfortable cabins situated right "on" the Big Thompson -- you can almost throw our a line from your back porch to catch trout for dinner and grill it on your personal grill. Any question or request is promptly addressed by the managers, Deb...More

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Response from Marc B, Owner at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded 3 October 2017

Wow - thanks so much for the kind words. Glad you had a great time and we hope to see you again next season.

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trenadamm
4 February 2015|
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Our Hummingbird cabin is off the river about 250 feet. It is a VERY spacious cabin with large kitchen and living room. It has 2 bedrooms (One has 1 queen bed and the other has 2 Queen beds separated by a half wall. You will... More
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trenadamm
4 February 2015|
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Hummingbird is off the river about 100 yards. It is the perfect cabin for travelers with smaller shildren concerned about being too close to the river banks. You can walk to the river in A minute and enjoy a chair or two in... More
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Ashley R
7 August 2014|
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It is a truly beautiful spot. We are excited to be the new stewards of this gem. -Marc
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"Pine Cone just meets the needs for 2."
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"We love the large screened-in porch at Naughty Pine."
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"Definitely choose a cabin on the river front!"
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"Take a cabin right on the river. It will be worth the few extra dollars. We have mobility issues and this..."
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