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Idlewilde by the River

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Description: Located in beautiful Estes Park Colorado near Rocky Mountain National Park, Idlewilde By The River offers many different styles of cabins to meet your individual needs. Idlewilde is located on the banks of the Big Thompson River. The sound of the rushing water is highly audible throughout the resort during most of the season. With Idelwilde's close proximity to Estes Park, there are hundreds of specialty shops, galleries, and restaurants for your enjoyment. Rocky Mountain National Park's west entrance is just 1 mile from Idlewilde.
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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Denver Intl Airport58 mi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Idlewilde by the River was exactly what we were looking for! The cabins are a very short drive from town and an even shorter drive from Rocky Mountain National Park! The managers were amazing and truly made our trip as amazing as it was. Estes...More

Thank memerriman
Response from Marc B, Owner at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words! Looking forward to your return.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Idlewilde by the River was a wonderful place to stay! It’s just far enough from town to be peaceful and quiet, but easy to get to downtown, restaurants and RMNP. The cabin was clean and comfortable - great beds, good linens, wonderful shower/hot water and...More

Thank dianacutshaw
Response from Marc B, Owner at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the pinecone.A tiny cabin that was perfect for our needs. The centrally located hot tub was a welcome site after a long day at RMNP.We took advantage of the screened porch early in the morning as we listened to the river and...More

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Response from IdlewildeByTheRiver, Manager at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded October 10, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting you again. The hot tub is hot and waiting.

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Spent two nights at Idlewild in Shemara cabin. It was peaceful and quiet, the only sound was the rushing river, and there was a screened porch with a porch swing. The interior of the cabin was comfortable, immaculate, and had a lot of thoughtful touches....More

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Response from IdlewildeByTheRiver, Manager at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. You were a wonderful guest and we would love to host you again. I know you are looking for your own place, so maybe we will be neighbors.

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We love it! Genuinely cozy and rustic. A few steps away from Big Thompson River to fish or just relax. Short drive to either RMNP or Estes Park. Deb and Larry are very personable hosts and have helpful suggestions for the area. Our third time...More

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Response from IdlewildeByTheRiver, Manager at Idlewilde by the RiverResponded October 3, 2018

We love having you here at Idlewilde. You are wonderful guests and always enthusiastic for what this magical place has to offer!

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trenadamm
February 3, 2015|
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Our Hummingbird cabin is off the river about 250 feet. It is a VERY spacious cabin with large kitchen and living room. It has 2 bedrooms (One has 1 queen bed and the other has 2 Queen beds separated by a half wall. You will... More
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trenadamm
February 3, 2015|
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Hummingbird is off the river about 100 yards. It is the perfect cabin for travelers with smaller shildren concerned about being too close to the river banks. You can walk to the river in A minute and enjoy a chair or two in... More
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Ashley R
August 7, 2014|
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It is a truly beautiful spot. We are excited to be the new stewards of this gem. -Marc
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"We stayed in Pinecone and it was ideal for the two of us"
memerriman
4 weeks ago
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"All the cabins have their own advantages."
11eilsel
Sep 15, 2018
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"Every cabin is great and close to the river located on the property grounds."
pluellig
Sep 11, 2018
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"Check online for the size and location of the cabin that will best meet your needs."
curtc2014
Aug 14, 2018
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