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Thunder Lodge

207 Brookdale, PO Box 504, Buena Vista, CO 81211
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Brady, Texas
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific location, nestled between Mt. Princeton and Cottonwood Hot Springs. Our cabin was charming, comfortable, and well-equipped for a wintery get-away. I'm definitely recommending this facility for either a quiet getaway, or a large group gathering. The owners are terrific! Very helpful and informative. Terrific hosts!

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We stayed here on our cross country trip. Very affordable and the owners are very pleasant. The property as well as out cabin is very clean and presentable. They offer a lot of free amenities (including wifi) and the binder in the room describing the area was very detailed and useful. They are located near many neat attractions, rafting, zip... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We found this place after a long drive, went in to Cabin #2 and found no bedding at all. Then we did not find anybody to talk to about it that night. We called and texted and got her answering machine but next day she told me she never received my calls/texts. Felt like we were camping out. The owner... More 

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Meridian, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Great service. The family wanted to hit the mountains and beat the Texas heat. This place is comfortable and affordable with games such as shuffleboard, beanbag toss. Beautiful creek runs beside the property with nice Brok trout. We will stay here again.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The service was excellent, friendly, helpful. Loved the 2 bedroom set up. Very, very clean. No bugs. Love the cabin stay. Wildlife in the mornings was nice to wake up to a deer checking you out. Location is great. Love the river right outside. Nice place to sit by the river. Convenient! Would highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The cabins were very clean, cute, and "the keys were in the door". It was exactly what we needed. Close to our "outdoor" activities and Buena Vista was a cute little town. Only concern was getting ahold of the owners to settle our bill. We tried daily (stayed 3 days) at different times of the day, to settle but the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Stayed at Thunder Lodge for 2 nights main reason we stayed is that they are pet friendly didn't know exactly what to expect but they had great reviews, after staying there I know why they get such great reviews. Have stayed in a lot of older rustic cabins through out the years can't ever say I have ever been in... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A group of friends and I spent 2 nights here in early March and LOOOOVED every minute of it. Buena Vista is a great town in a great part of the state and Thunder Lodge is a quaint but comfortable option if you're looking for your base camp. The log cabins, more affordable than most hotel rooms, definitely give you... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My wife and I have been looking for the perfect winter fun spot with a rustic style cabin. We found it! Thunder Lodge is centrally located in Buena Vista, the cabins are clean and cozy, and it is very family friendly. One small touch that is very welcome is a red binder listing all the different activities you can do... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Let me start with the good things about this place. Good location, very close to everything in Buena Vista, CO Quiet Reserved Parking for each cabin Cable TV, one flat screen in living room, and one small TV in the main bedroom. Comfortable bed Next to a nice creek Now the bad things: $50 fee if you don't take out... More 

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