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Estes Mountain Views
Estes Mountain Views
Estes Mountain Views
Gorgeous Private  Mountain Setting
Views from Deck and Hot Tub
Private Setting For Hot Tub
Mummy Range From Hot Tub
Estes Park
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7

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melissamm...
Iowa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Exactly what we wanted! Private, great location, all the comforts of home.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011 for a stay in August 2011
2
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This cabin could not have been more perfect for us. The location, the price, the amenities - all exactly what we were hoping for on our second trip back to Estes Park in 11 years.

The house is perched halfway up Prospect Mtn, and has total privacy with pine trees surrounding it just enough to block out the neighbors (of which there are a few, but none right by you) and yet provide gorgeous views of the mountains. The deck is where we spent most of our time when we were home, either eating outside or relaxing in the hot tub.

The mountain lion warning signs near the house provided a bit of excitement but we did not see any actual animals, to my husband's dismay. If you have kids, it is something to be watchful of, but the area is well-populated so I believe the lions are pretty rare. We could walk down into town at the base of our mountain in about 5 minutes, which was a great way to both save on the hassles of parking (which can be very frustrating in high season) and work off the calories of dinner when we hiked back up. Very steep!!

One word of advice - try to arrive in the daylight, as this house is hard to find, located down a very steep gravel road and then up another steep gravel drive. We saw it from the road as we sailed by. Would be almost impossible to find in the dark, I assume. Trust your GPS!

Inside, it is cozy and well-furnished. It's quite a few levels above the classic CO knotty pine cabin (which is also fun but not what I wanted this time), with furnishings that I'd be happy to have in my home. Huge bed with its own set of steps to get into! Kitchen was very well equipped; bathroom has a super roomy shower; comfy living room furniture.

It was very nice to work directly with the owner instead of a generic company. I handled everything via phone or email with Linda, and really appreciate the personal touch that provides. Although she was on vacation herself the week we were out there, she still gave me her cell to use in case we needed anything at all.

I know you can get more expensive places in Estes - but I'm not sure why you'd need to. While the house isn't brand new, it has been renovated nicely and truly is perfectly located. We were more than happy to save our money and use it for fun stuff instead.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property?
5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property 5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses
5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils 5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities 5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: The views and the hot tub on the deck
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Gelatoman...
London
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“We wished we could stay longer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011 for a stay in July 2011

The location here alone would sell the place - perfect view of the mountains from the living room, deck, and hot tub on the deck - the first night of our arrival we turned off all the lights and watched the thunderstorm show from the comfy living rooms chairs and sofa. 1 BR and TV / seating area on each floor so 2 couples can each have a little bit of privacy, just a few minutes from the main street but feels much further away on the side of the hill opposite the town. Kitchen and laundry areas both well appointed. As noted in other reviews the lack of air con on sunny days is noticeable in the main room from about 1-6pm, although the lower floor stays cooler, and the dirt road and driveway are a bit rough and tricky after precipitation, but that still couldn't keep us from giving the spot the top rating. And on top of it all the owners are very helpful and friendly.

5 of 5 stars Value 5 of 5 stars Rooms
5 of 5 stars Location 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk 5 of 5 stars Service
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
Families with young children Families with teenagers
Tourists
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The Saxons
CO
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2009 for a stay in October 2009
3
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NCPhyl
NC
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2009 for a stay in August 2009
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Mountain girl
Kansas
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2009 for a stay in August 2009
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Management Response
Nov 17, 2009
We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Mountain Views! Although the majority of homes, shops and restaurants are not air condidtioned we have just recently added air conditioning since summers seem to be getting hotter all the time. We feel it is a nice addition for those who are staying during our warmest months. So hope you come back again and enjoy Estes Park and Mountain Views!
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Britts and Browns
Alabama
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2009 for a stay in September 2009
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Listed since : Jun 2009
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