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“Great B&B with a View!” 5 of 5 stars
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245 Cyteworth, Estes Park, CO   |  
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Ranked #9 of 20 Estes Park B&B and Inns
Newnan, Georgia
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“Great B&B with a View!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We stayed at the Clatworthy Cottage September 6-10, 2013. We had a great time! Barbara is so sweet and accomodating. We loved the cottage and all of the original owner's artwork was amazing. We also enjoyed climbing up the hill above the cottage and seeing a beautiful view of Estes Park at sunrise and sunset. We also enjoyed seeing all the critters...bunnies, ground squirrels, chipmunks and birds. There is also a bear but we never saw him. We joined Barbara for breakfast a couple of days even though it's really not part of the stay at the Clatworthy Cottage. For a small charge she made breakfast for us and it was delicious and lots of it!!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

I found Barbara's B&B on an Internet hotel search, as we were attending a wedding in Estes Park. This is a charming mountain hideaway with all the amenities. My wife and 5 adult kids took up a room and 2 of her separate "cottages". Keurig coffee makers, refrigerators, all the electronics and you're hidden in a mountain cabin. You can walk to the aerial tram and downtown, yet the location is located on a quiet residential road. Barbara's breakfasts were the BEST, with fresh everything and variety. Loved it and highly recommend it...price was excellent also.

Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Barbara is one of a kind. Her bed and breakfast is what every owner should aspire to be.Beautiful furnishings, clean, welcoming.
We stayed in Thumbelina's Cottage over the 4th of July for 3 nights and hated to leave. Perfect location, we could easily walk to the shops and restaurants. Close the the Park Entrance as well. All this means nothing with out Barbara's hospitality. We felt like we were staying with our favorite Aunt. Breakfast was to die for and I will warn you, be prepared to be STUFFED because there is no walking away from that table otherwise. Everything she made was WONDERFUL and there was such variety, served on fine china!!! My daughter is perhaps the pickiest eater in the world, and even she loved it! Barbara is some sort of Bed and Breakfast ninja because every time we came back (even after being gone for just an hour) our room was cleaned, fresh towels, and even turn down service.
Long story short, we come to Estes Park often and have stayed at different locations every time. We have finally found OUR place!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We booked five nights and cut it down to three and regretted it. We went to Red Rocks towards the end of our trip and stayed in Boulder but wished we stayed the extra two nights. Barbara is a wonderful host. She is very accommodating and a tremendous cook!

We stayed in Thumbalina's Cottage which is a small one room cottage with a separate bath and a hot tub just outside. It's about a 5 minute walk to downtown Estes Park and maybe a 15-20 drive to the main entrance for RMNP Bear Lake Road.

The breakfasts were amazing and we had plenty to work off during our daily hikes!

Can't wait to go back to RMNP and we plan on staying at Barbara's B&B!

Room Tip: Very quiet area but keep an open mind on the small space in Thumbalina's Cottage (but why else w...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We had a wonderful stay for two nights in Thumbelina's Cottage. It was small, but Barbara has done a great job of using the space. We had a coffee maker, a nice television, nice small bathroom, separate "kitchen" sink & frig, a closet and plenty of room to put our things. Certainly 100% better than staying in a hotel. Everything was very homey, clean and comfortable. The breakfasts, in the main house, were fantastic...... so much food! Great home cooking and we met fun and interesting people around the table. There was ample parking, great location off the main road, lots of wildlife & birds, we felt at home as soon as we arrived. We spent the days in Rocky Mt. National Park, and then came back to Barbara's in the evening for a shower, cozy bed, and looked forward to breakfast in the morning! Highly recommend staying here.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

My wife and I stayed a week at Barbara's and felt like family. The B&B is just a few blocks from town but up a hill and is quiet, peaceful, with plenty of birds and chipmunks. I even saw an elk walking down the street. Breakfast is a real treat (hint ask Barbara if she can make you some blueberry pancakes :) and dine looking out over snow covered mountains. The Rocky Mtn National Park is just a short drive with world class hiking trails and more. Easy walk to town for night life, etc, and a very reasonable price.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We stayed over the weekend after Valentines and it was wonderful. The accommodations are very cozy, the amenities are plentiful, the quality is top notch and Barbara's service is amazing! Barbara is constantly upgrading the rooms and services and is obviously committed to her guests and the experience they have while in her care. Be prepared for HUGE, delicious breakfasts!

Room Tip: We stayed in the downstairs room which is very spacious. Never heard any noise and it has inside ac...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 245 Cyteworth, Estes Park, CO
Location: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Estes Park
Number of rooms: 3

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