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Rainbow Lake Resort

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2677 Trout Rd., Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ (Formerly Rainbow's End Resort)
Rainbow Lake 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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Tempe, Arizona
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
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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 

Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed at the Rainbows End Resort this past October and were completely delighted. There were four adults and my 2 year old daughter and we were all very comfortably accommodated in the "Pine" room. The owner of the resort is a very nice man who truly believes in making his guests feel welcome and more than happy to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We arrived just after 5:30 pm on the day we were to check in and did not find the proprietor, but rather a note taped to the outside of the door with our names on it and the key to the room. My wife and I booked a single room with a queen bed. The bed had a blanket that... More 

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

Hello - A response to this guests review. First thing in the morning a map with key to the room and resort rules paperwork is made for each room/guest with their name, room name, and wifi password on it.. This paperwork is put in a drop box next to the office door ( not taped to the door) for the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We have spent several visits to Rainbow Lake Resort. We have mainly stayed in the Ponderosa as we went with 4 adults and a cat and a couple of dogs. They were always welcome there and we made sure there were no messes or anything left behind. That is why we stayed there was because it was pet friendly. And... More 

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