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    Idlewilde by the River

    2282 Colorado Hwy 66, Estes Park, CO 80517
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent86%
    • Very good11%
    • Average2%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “porch swing” (7 reviews)
    “the river” (108 reviews)
    “pine rest” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Golf Course
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    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
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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 2 weeks ago

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

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Cabins are so clean and very comfortable. Perfect for relaxing and a few steps to the river. Deb and Larry are wonderful hosts and very caring. Wonderful place to relax and appreciate life. Will be an annual trip!!!! Ellen B.

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    Response from Marc B, Owner at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks so much for the kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed Hummingbird and Idlewilde.

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    Our several days at Idlewilde By The River was the perfect getaway for my wife and I to relax, recharge and prepare for a busy Fall. Our one bedroom cabin (Riverside) was aptly named being about fifteen feet from the roaring Big Thompson River. The...More

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    4 February 2015|
    Response from Marc B | Property representative |
    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
    4 February 2015|
    Response from Marc B | Property representative |
    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
    Ashley R
    7 August 2014|
    Response from Marc B | Property representative |
    It is a truly beautiful spot. We are excited to be the new stewards of this gem. -Marc
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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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    "Stay by the river!!!"
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