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Machin's Cottages in the Pines

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PO Box 2687 IN, Estes Park, CO 80517
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an incredible place to unwind and relax after hiking and visiting in Rocky Mtn NP. We have stayed here over multiple years and always come back for another dose of peace. The nice thing is that the cabins are all different but well furnished, clean, nice kitchens, and quiet. Machin's is actually inside the border of the NP,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed in Cabin 8, Everything is immaculately maintained and in pristine condition. We had a deep shaded porch with wonderful views and the trail to RMNP was right outside our back door. Quaint and charming. Secluded and relaxing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We love Machin's Cottages!! Cabin#16 was our home in beautiful Estes Park for 6 nights. The cabin was super clean, the kitchen was equipped to prepare any meal desired, bathroom had a full size tub and shower with good pressure and nice hot water and plenty of forest green towels. Fresh towels and linens are available every morning from 8-11:55.... More 

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Fulton, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Stayed in cabin #8. There was a weird gas smell every time we walked in. The living room carpet had a ground in dirty walkway path in it, frayed edges in the middle of the room. The couch had to be from the 60's, hard plastic that was extremely uncomfortable after sitting on it for 30 min. And unfortunately, the... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Our son found this great cabin in the woods. The cabin is clean, well-maintained, quiet, well supplied and in an excellent location for exploring Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park has a free shuttle service with a stop about 1/2 mile from the cabin. This allows you to get around Estes Park or take you into RMNP to catch the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nice, clean and quiet cabin in the pines. Great location as a base camp for our day trips into the national park. Cabin had a large patio with both gas and charcoal grill. The kitchen had everything in it we needed for cooking. Very quiet even though just 1/2 mile off the main road. The road dead-ends on the property,... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have been coming to this wonderful paradise since 1972. The cottages are very clean and well stocked. Last year we met with cousins for a reunion and this year we celebrated our 43rd anniversary. The views are spectacular and the cottages are quaint. Each one has a different theme. Rocky Mountain Park is incredible and we never grow tired... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The cabins are simple but contain all the amenities you require especially as free WiFi has now been installed. We were there last month and twice saw a black bear from our cabin plus two coyotes, numerous elk also mule dear plus a a large pine martin. If you enjoy fresh-air, wonderful scenery, the freedom and flexibility of self catering... More 

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louisville.ky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

It had been 25 years since our initial visit to Estes Park and were not familiar with any motels. We were looking for "a cabin in the woods" when I ran across Machin's Cottages. What a find! The cottages/cabins were quaint without being out-dated and were clean and comfortable. They are situated well apart from each other , giving you... More 

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Hays, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We vacation in Estes Park/Rocky Mountain National Park on a regular basis. All the places we've stayed have been nice, but this is truly the 'cabin in the woods' we've been looking for. Everything is thought of and provided. Bring some food and you can just stay there the whole time if you want. It's close to everything, yet tucked... More 

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