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“Mountain star !!!”
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Surrounded by elk grass and open space and facing a glorious mountain view. Unsurpassed views!  (Backside of The Mountain Star is at right)
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78 reviews
View from the kitchen!
Surrounded by elk grass and open space and facing a glorious mountain view.
Unsurpassed views!  (Backside of The Mountain Star is at right)
Early Winter
Spacious 2nd story, wrap-around viewing deck
Living Room ceiling, operable skylight and the music and exercize loft
Fully equipped kitchen with hand made, wrap-around maple bar with bar stools.
The kitchen bar
The Mountain Master
The Mountain Master
The Mountain Master
Large soaking tub with forest view in Mountain Master
The Sunset Master
Sunset Master
Sunset Master desk
The cozy Peak Room
Let your inner drummer and quitarist loose! Note: the congas are no longer available.
Elliptical x-trainer in the exercise/music loft
The craft corner
Firepit with a view!
Picnic table on front deck
Bistro with a view!
Beautiful skies are common
Life on this elevated deck is nothing short of wonderful!
The Milky Way and The Mountain Star - shot taken by visiting guest
The Milky Way from the front deck - shot taken by visting guest
The San Francisco Peaks with star trails taken from the deck by visiting guest
Library, sound system and board games
The main living area facing east
Enjoy a campfire in front of the mountain!  Wood is provided!
Main living Area
Main living area
The west deck
An Elk bull visiting the front yard
A great day to ski out and ski in
Bull Elk grazing out front
Panoramic views and wide-open spaces
The Mountain Star Shipwheel to help you set your course to adventure! :)
Late summer evening
A light snow cover day
A great day to ski out and ski in
Wintery Skies
Birds love the deck feeder.
A mountain bluebird graces the deck railing
Moonset over Kendrick Mountain taken from west deck
Moonrise over Saddle Mountain taken from east deck
The incredible night sky.  A 3-second exposure at 1am taken from south deck.
Lots of open land around the Mountain Star
Beautiful sunrises and sunsets are common - taken from south deck
Panstarrs Comet and Crescent Moonset - taken from west deck!
Panstarss Comet setting over northern ridge of Kendrick Mountain taken from west deck!
Crescent moon setting over northern ridge of Kendrick Mountain taken from west deck!
X-country skiing at your front door
Winter Mountain
Winter Mountain
Nearby aspen forest in winter
Winter Mountain
Winter Mountain
Winter Mountain
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

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Daniel C
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Mountain star !!!”
Reviewed 29 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

The mountains star was everything we hoped for. The cabin, the view, the charm was absolutely gorgeous. Rob thought of everything. My family and I loved it, I could definitely see ourselves going back in the very near future. My favorite thing was to sit outside on balcony in the morning during sunrise and have my coffee and just enjoy the view. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

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Liked best: the rap around balcony
Liked least: no wifi
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
18 Apr 2016
Thank you, Daniel! Best, Rob
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Lacy F
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Exceptional location, breathtaking views, abundant amenities= BEST rental between the Grand Canyon and Flagstaff!”
Reviewed 19 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

The drive to the Mountain Star was beautiful and easy thanks to the owner's detailed directions. Minutes from the Arizona Snowbowl ski area, Flagstaff, various hiking trials within the Coconino National Forest, this rental is the perfect choice for those who want to explore the area from a central location. Since it was only an hour north to the Grand Canyon and less than 45 minutes south to Sedona, our family of 6 was able to make the most of our few days there over Spring Break.
However, if relaxing "off the grid" in picturesque mountains is what you're looking for, the Mountain Star fits that bill perfectly, too. The views from every window, door, and deck are breathtaking--especially the sunrises and sunsets. The house is furnished with all the comforts of home and more--a fully-stocked kitchen (including oils and spices!), extra backpacks, gloves, and hiking poles, ample linens, comfy beds, giant DVD collection (no local or satellite tv), library, workout space, laundry room, and a great surround-sound system. The house is so clean and well-organized. The owner contacts you quickly upon booking and is very accessible. He met us at the house and provided us with a notebook full of suggestions of best hikes, best restaurants, etc. in the area. He even suggested just driving up to see the ski area, and from that look at the slopes, we decided to let our kids learn to snow ski for the first time. It proved to be smaller, less-crowded, and affordable--a perfect place for beginners!
Also, we booked All-Star Grand Canyon Tours for a day hike/tour of the GC, and they came to the house to pick us up and brought us back! They were familiar with the rental as well, and that made it even easier for us.
I cannot say enough about this wonderful house! Thank you again to the owner, Rob, for helping us make fantastic, lasting memories with our family.

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Liked best: Views and location
Liked least: No satellite tv
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
18 Apr 2016
Thank you so much for this wonderful and thorough review, Lacy!
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baileyjo8...
Brussels, Belgium
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“An amazing rustic retreat not far from the Grand Canyon”
Reviewed 18 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

My mom,dad, brother, sister and husband stayed at the cabin for three nights just after the New Year! Wow! We were blown away by the absolute beauty of the cabin and all of its scenic views. The cabin is fully equipped (full kitchen, two full bathrooms, one half bathroom, large couch and TV with tons of DVDs, board games, elliptical work out machine, etc.). We spent two days just hanging out at the cabin and doing some hiking around the area.

Rob reccomended some amazing trails near the cabin- including Red Mountain- which was stunning! My family and I loved how cozy the cabin was, how beautiful the stars were at night, and how we could all sit around the fire outside together!

What is also great is some of Rob's tips about exploring the Grand Canyon- we enjoyed a fantastic day at the Canyon thanks to Rob's tips and were so glad that we had some "insider" information.

Thanks Rob for the amazing tirp! We will be back!

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Liked best: The cozyness of the house and the scenic views
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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John L
Reisterstown, Maryland
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“A Special Place for All Ages”
Reviewed 11 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

[Stayed with my wife, our eldest son and his family (daughter-in-law, 2 grandsons,1 grand-dog). Our intent was to tour the Grand Canyon.] Mountain Star is on a high plateau at the foot of even higher, surrounding mountains, resulting in fantastic sunsets in all directions. The night sky is littered with stars. At these times, Mountain Star is as impressive as the sights we came to see. In the evenings, one can simply stay at home surrounded by nature. The home is well equipped, organized, and has all the amenities of home, including board games, huge deck for fires (and cooking Smores), and a secure fenced acre for dogs to run. The owner is personable, and involved (almost like a B & B host, albeit he was absent during our stay), we kept in touch, and all meaningful questions were anticipated with written directions clearly posted.. It is apparent that he loves his beautifully situated property as much as we did. This reflects as well in the the interior decor, and comforts that Mountain Star provides, albeit they are dwarfed that provided by Mother Nature: from the BIG sky (+mountains) above to the friendly rabbits who will help dispose of any edible compost below, We cooked there several nights, on the Weber and /or in the well equipped kitchen. My son played the guitar, while a grandson enjoyed the X-box at night and I worked out on a elliptical in the loft. We had some elderly (in our 70's), children (12 and 8), the latter handicapped, and a younger couple (our son and wife). All had a fine time and would come back again.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: lots of stairs (3-stories, including the loft)
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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“Beautiful home”
Reviewed 27 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We greatly enjoyed our stay!! Rob met us at the house to give us a little orientation. The kids loved the loft and we spent a lot of time using the fire pit for S'Mores! I hope we will get to visit again in the winter.

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