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Idlewilde by the River

2282 Colorado Hwy 66, Estes Park, CO 80517
Idlewilde by the River
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Majority of cabins right on the Big Thompson river. Small showers but cabins are old (although updated) and it would be a major re-do to enlarge them. Clean. Friendly managers. Close to RMNP. Family friendly

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Evergreen, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Shemira (cabin 11) and also Olaha (cabin 6)... both are two bedroom cabins with a cute little dining booth, a mini kitchen with everything and more than a motor home...and a lovely living room with a large brown leather sofa... and TV that you probably would never turn on while you are there. The grounds are right... More 

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Prescott, Iowa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Idlewilde Linger Longer cabin by the river and LOVED it!! Cabin was perfect for our size family, great accommodations! Staff are wonderful to work with and quick to respond to questions. Our family vacation was a BLAST !! Thanks so much for providing such a wonderful place to stay!! Kathy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My whole family was there after our Daughters wedding. My daughter picked this cabin and it was awesome. We had BBQ by the River, we sat around listening to the river. Being so close to nature was great. The cabins were cozy, clean and so comfortable. The Managers were so nice made you feel so comfortable. Definitely we want to... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time staying at Idlewilde. My family and I stayed in the Lingerlonger Cabin for a week. We had a great time in Estes Park and the cabin in literally five minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park. The Big Thompson River runs right behind the cabin and is a great place to kick back and relax. The cabin provides all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here twice over the years and I love it! Staff is very caring and accommodating. Cabins are clean and spacious for families. River runs right behind cabins and it's so relaxing.I will never stay anywhere else while in Estes Park.

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Decatur, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is our 4th year staying at Ildewilde. First time with Deb and Larry as managers. All I can say is what a great couple. Truly they make you feel at home. Deb even made ice for us. Improvements have already been made to the cabins that are a real plus. I can see more coming and look forward to... More 

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Austin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

These cabins are right on the river and offer a fully functional kitchen as well as other modern amenities. The feel is rustic but comfortable. What we liked best: grilling right outside the cabin, spending time on the screened porch, watching the hummingbirds. Tips: bring pillows and towels from home for added comfort (but provided if needed) and plan to... More 

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Oswego, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We have stayed in quite a few places in Estes Park over the years, but when we found Idlewilde by the River, we stopped looking elsewhere. It's in an ideal location, close to everything yet on a road that most tourists don't use. The cabins are always clean and inviting. The managers, Deb & Larry, are great hosts and make... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

My wife had just completed six weeks of radiation and chemotherapy so we really needed a relaxing getaway. Idlewilde fit the bill! We had an adorable cabin just inches from the river. The weather was lousy but it was fine by us. My wife slept a lot and I played a lot of online poker. Good Wi-Fi connection by the... More 

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