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    Idlewilde by the River

    2282 Colorado Hwy 66, Estes Park, CO 80517
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    Overview
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good11%
    • Average2%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “porch swing” (7 reviews)
    “the river” (102 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

    This was our fifth time to stay in these cabins. They're clean, rustic, charming and the sound of the river is so peaceful. Larry & Deb were wonderful hosts. We will go back again and again. We are actually planning on taking our youngest grandson...More

    2  Thank Bev W
    Reviewed 5 October 2015

    Our stay at Idlewilde was great! The resort is close to Estes Park and the National Park, yet it's tucked away in the woods, quiet, private, and right on the Big Thompson River. The staff was so helpful and welcoming. Our cabin was clean and...More

    Thank Penny M
    Reviewed 1 October 2015

    This was our second time to stay at Idlewilde. It is a great place to say and a great location. The new owners are adding new furniture. The beds and linens were super comfy. We love listening to the river. Outdoor furniture does need to...More

    Thank Sandi R
    Reviewed 30 September 2015

    This place is absolutely fabulous. It starts with the hosts as you begin your stay. So friendly and helpful. Our cabin on the river was so relaxing and serene. Sitting on the enclosed porch on the swing with my husband was heaven!! It is SO...More

    Thank Michael Sheila N
    Reviewed 25 September 2015

    The staff was very quick to respond to my e-mails regarding any questions I had and also offered suggestions on places to eat, trails to hike, etc. The price was very reasonable, location was great to downtown and our cabin was right next to the...More

    Thank amanda m
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 13
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    • Colorado >
    • Estes Park
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    • Idlewilde By The River Hotel Estes Park
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    Room & Suite (10)
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    trenadamm
    4 February 2015|
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    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
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    trenadamm
    4 February 2015|
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    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
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    Ashley R
    7 August 2014|
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    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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    "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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    "I would opt for a cabin closer to the river."
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