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“Relaxing, nicer than expected”
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Luray, Virginia

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Gary S
York Haven, Pennsylvania
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“Relaxing, nicer than expected”
Reviewed 17 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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I only spoke to the owner via telephone, we never met in person, but he seemed like a nice guy. Upon arrival we were a bit disappointed to see a ratty old mobile home just to the side in front of the cabin near the road. No one came by to use it over the weekend and looking at it's condition I am not sure it's still in use. That being said it did not take away from the place, really the only time you see it is parking the car. If it is used though it would make for some close neighbors. The rest of your time will be spent inside or on the opposite side of the place. The exterior is very nice and the pictures of the interior that are on this site don't do it justice. It is modern and very nice inside. The best feature of this place for us was the screened in porch on the back facing the river. WARNING- sitting on a rocker watching the river flow by with occaisional canoes, kayaks, and rafts wil suck your energy, not to mention climbing in the hammock (couldn't get 4 pages of my book read when I did that)! We found our plans greatly changed from running to sight see into relaxing on the porch. There is a large grass lot that heads down to the river with a big fire pit, picnic table, and a couple chairs. A great place for an evening fire, believe me. Woods separated it from neighboring properties a distance away.The kitchen was well equipped and the place made you feel like you were staying at someone's home, not a rental unit. The cabin sits on a well maintaned gravel road and it's about 18 miles from downtown Luray. It is close to a dead end so there was little traffic, only a few places sat along the road past this place. If you're into the water there are two outfitters along the road to this place that do tubes, kayaks, rafts, and canoes with drop off points up river. There were two items we do need to mention. The water supply is heavy with sulphur. We showered in it, the odor dissipates and it won't really hurt to use it, but we did not drink or cook with it. Instead we bought a $2.50 case of bottled water in Luray and we were fine. Also, the air conditioning did not work. Ordinarily air conditioning at a cabin is not a necessitiy but it is listed as an amenity. We closed up the house while we headed to Luray and turned the air on but it did not work. We did not bother to contact the property owner about these items because we found in the guest book that they have been made aware of it before. All that being said we hope to come to Luray again and this place would be our first contact for a rental.

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Liked best: Screened in porch
Liked least: Water supply (heavy sulphur)
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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26 Oct 2016
We try to keep it nice.
Dan
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