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Idlewilde by the River

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at Idlewilde every Labor day holiday for the past five years and have already booked next year. The cabins are well kept and being so close to the river makes fishing awesome. The open area next to the river gives kids a great place to play. Great family time.

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Richfield, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice, clean and peaceful resort. Unfortunately we were only able to stay for three nights. The Big Thompson River flows along the edge and adds a comforting tranquility. There are lots of hummingbirds and other varieties that we don't get to see in Minnesota. An elk crossing the river nearby was something we also don't see here.... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just have returned from a week stay at Idlewilde and have booked for a return trip already in 2017. Great location outside of busy Estes Park near the main park entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park. The Big Thompson River flows through the property and I was surprised by the excellent fishing there. The property is so relaxing to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from four nights in the Naughty Pine cabin (#14), which was perfect for us, our niece and nephew and their rambunctious 4- and 3-year-olds. Can't get that river soundtrack out of my head (and will be sad when I do). Just the right mix of comfort and rustic -- big kitchen, 3 br and a pair of... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I won my grandson's school lottery and decided to apply it to a family vacation. I informed the grandchildren (ages 6-12) that it would be a MOUNTAIN vacation and not a BEACH vacation. I thought they would be disappointed but they were excited. I chose IDLEWILDE because I have always wanted to stay in cabins by the Big Thompson River.... More 

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Liberty, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

There is NOWHERE on earth I would rather be-- except perhaps someplace with my grandchildren-- the Idlewilde. I love it being mine for a week every year. it's like owning a part of Heaven. The cabins are comfy and the river sings a music that fills my soul.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Deb and Larry were such wonderful hosts for our 5 night stay at Idlewilde cabins. We were in #2 (Hummingbird) which was perfect for us and our 2 young kids. The property had everything we could've wanted, and relaxing by the river was so peaceful. Close to town, but a world away, we will certainly be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful 5 night stay at this rustic resort by the river! We stayed at the cabin that was within 3 feet of the river and went to sleep each night to the nice sound of the rushing water! The cabin was comfortable and quaint....literally 4 minutes from Rocky Mountain national Park. Hummingbirds are a constant sight by... More 

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Upon arrival we were greeted by managers Deb and Larry. They were so anxious to make sure our stay was as rewarding as possible. Great place to stay! Great place to relax and enjoy the river. Our neighbor was even catching a few small fish.

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My two week stay could not have been better! Convenient location, clean and well maintained cabin, helpful management. Right by the Big Thompson River. Easy access to Rocky Mountain National Park. Highly recommend Idlewilde. We will definitely be back!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idlewilde by the River

Address: 2282 State Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 80517-8329
Location: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Idlewilde By The River Hotel Estes Park
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