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Rainbow Lake Resort

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2677 Trout Rd., Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ (Formerly Rainbow's End Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Peoria, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The last time we were in Pinetop we used Chuck's paddle boat and liked the location of his resort because it is right on the lake. So when we took a weekend off, we decided we would try it out and stayed in the small Juniper cabin. While the location is nice, I was unfortunately not impressed with anything else.... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the clean, quiet and cozy room, and the great views! A lot to do, horse shoe pits, volleyball, fishing, canoeing and more! We stayed in a Newley remodeled cabin.. Great work! The hospitality was wonderful! We will definitely be back!

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Mesa
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Rainbow lake, have stayed on this property many times in years past with different owners. The remodeling- renovation upgraded the units to a more comfortable place to stay. This is the white mountains, these are small affordable cabins in a safe and friendly environment. The frisbee area and fire pits are a nice addition by this owner. Hopeful to... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My boyfriend and I were referred by friends who travel quite frequently and highly recommended Rainbow’s End. We were looking for a place to spend for a weekend getaway for just the two of us, something simple, affordable and different and this was the perfect place! We stayed in the Poplar room, each room has distinct features that other rooms... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Awesome place. Nice clean and quiet cabin. Bed was super comfy. We stayed 9 nights. The owner was super nice, very helpful. He even tried to help my hubby find a good fishing spot at different lakes around the area. Fishing was not that great. But, we still enjoyed our stay. Will stay again.

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Sun City, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Really enjoyed the view from our room and front porch. Owner was very good with his clients. Would have had a 5 star if we had better lighting in the room. Could not read after dark in living area or bedroom. Was also very disappointed in the fishing. Lake is full of grass and moss. No way to really fish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I stayed here with my boo for two nights during the first week of June and had a wonderful time. I definitely recommend the Maple Room which has great views of the lake, a complete kitchen and a comfortable queen sized bed. We took one of the fishing boats out on the lake at sunset and--despite being novice fisher people--caught... More 

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Just spent three days at Rainbows End Resort. We were very pleased with our stay. Firstly we arrived late and our key, directions, and a welcome message were waiting for us at the office. We had a one room cabin with a living room and kitchenette. Plenty of room as we pretty much just slept there and spent most of... More 

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Gilbert, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I stayed with my husband and son at the resort for a week at the end of December. Our room was very nice. It was roomy with plenty of space for us to spread out. My parents were staying at a different place about a mile away and when they came over to our unit there was plenty of room... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My husband and I rented a couple of rooms for us and family. The room we rented was VERY DISSAPOINTING. When we got into our room it was pretty warm so we left to do some exploring of the mountain. When we returned the room was so cold. My husband who was pretty sick called to report the heater/fireplace not... More 

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Chuck E, Owner at Rainbow Lake Resort, responded to this review

I would like to respond to this review. The guest called me to say that one of their children shut off the gas/pilot to the the gas fireplace. I told him that I was out to a New Years Eve dinner. ( I had a cab reserved for going home after the ball dropped for the new year.) I explained... More 

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