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Three Rivers Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Almont
Certificate of Excellence
Tucson
Level Contributor
131 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Consistently great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2014

We have stayed here several times and always leave expecting to return. This is an old-fashioned (in the very best sense) getaway in the most beautiful part of the Colorado Rockies. Cabins range from rustic with all necessary amenities to luxurious with granite countertops and private hot tuns right on the river. Units are immaculately clean, comfortable and all have beautiful scenery. There's a general store, rafting, fly fishing, hiking, etc. etc. service is great and the experience will make you want to return

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Patricia D
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3RiversAlmont, General Manager at Three Rivers Resort, responded to this review, December 16, 2014
Thank you for the comments! We are glad you enjoyed your stay!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Kearney, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is a great place to stay. We have been here 2 years in a row with some very good friends and have had a great experience. Friendly staff and clean rooms. We stayed in the room above the office and they are nice and very reasonable. This location is perfect for most any day trip anywhere in the southwest portion of the state. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Jon F
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Minocqua
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81 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013

We stayed in cabin 30 for 3 nights the end of Sept 2013. The cabin had a porch with a picnic table, a living room with a futon and table/charis with a small TV. Cabin had a kitchen (very functional), bedroom and a bathroom (shower only). The bathroom looked recently updated. When we checked in the cabin was clean and was plenty of room for the 2 of us. We didn't spend much time here during the day, we were really only at the cabin in the evenings, but we had a great time and would definitely stay here again. Next time I'd try a cabin on the river.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank In-the-Northwoods
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Boulder, Colorado
Level Contributor
54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

We stayed at the Three Rivers for a full week in September. The bed and pillows were very comfortable, we were warm and cozy, and the kitchen had all the amenities we could need. If you're looking for rustic cabin near the river, this is the perfect place. They have a ton of different cabin layouts to choose from, and we ended up getting one with a futon and a small living room area, which was great for reading and watching TV at night.

We'll definitely be back next year!

Room Tip: Cabin #23 was secluded and comfortable!
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Rach0601
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

We (3 couples) rented 3 cabins in a row. When we checked in all I wanted to know was where our cabins were and one of the staff, or maybe the owner, was very snippy in trying to tell me. The cabins were not all that clean. There was dirt on the footon that we had to brush off. The sheets on the bed could use some bleach to get the gray color out. Every time I sat on the toilet I killed a big ant or 2 crawling on the floor. There were a few bugs in the bedroom I had to kill also. Thankfully, no bugs in the bed. The oven did not work. I would never stay here again. There are far better places to stay. Gunnison is only 20 minutes down the road and has better accomadations. If you must stay in a cabin on the river, go across the street to Almont Resort.

Room Tip: Don't stay here.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Herb R
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3RiversAlmont, General Manager at Three Rivers Resort, responded to this review, December 16, 2014
We, as a business, are just getting on Trip Advisor and responding to the reviews. I do not recall this issue but if customer service was a problem, I truly apologize. As you can see from many reviews, we often get great compliments about our service. As far as cabin cleanliness, again, we often receive great compliments on how clean our cabins are, yet we are not perfect and it sounds as if some things were overlooked here. We do offer 63 lodging units ranging from rustic studios to upscale residential-style with private hot tubs on the deck. Because everyone has a different idea of what a mountain cabin should be, I would encourage you to give us another try in a unit that has more amenities but again, I apologize here for any problems and we appreciate the feedback.
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Plover, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

Our group of six rented cabin #22 for three days in mid August 2013. We were out most of the day but came home to a very comfortable, clean, modern cabin every evening with a deck overlooking the scenic river. We enjoyed the gas grill and watching the bighorn sheep on the ridge across the river. Bring binoculars! We had a good lunch at the smokehouse. We appreciated the washer and dryer in the cabin. The store had most things we needed, such as ice, beer, and laundry soap, saving trips back into Gunnison. Everyone we dealt with was friendly and helpful. We wish we would have had time for fishing and rafting. note that Taylor River Road is closed a mile from the resort and there is a detour of 5-10 miles up Jack's Cabin Road; it was a small inconvenience driving up to Taylor Park. We will definitely try to get his cabin again.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

My wife and I just stayed for 3 nights in cabin 57. It is one of the newer “cabins” right on the river and directly across the street from the office, restaurant, and fly shop. We didn’t really spend a lot of time in the cabin fortunately as we were primarily there for outdoor activities in Crested Butte and the surrounding mountains. But we thought we should write up this review just so others might not be surprised at what they’ll get renting one of these newer cabins.

The Good - It is literally right on the edge of the river. Open your windows and you hear the river running. Great! 10 steps out your door and you could be in the water. Great! The area between the river and cabins is grass so it's very easy to stroll around beside the river. Great! The cabin was fairly new, clean and functional (albeit very compact – see “the dollhouse” below). They did have Dish TV (at least some of the channels) if you were so inclined to watch a little TV in the evenings. And they had a refrigerator, microwave, and stove.

The Bad - It's expensive for what you get. We of course knew the price going in and thought we'd give it a shot anyway. But for $175 or so per night, it seems way overpriced. We weren’t expecting much of a “resort” and sure enough it’s not. But they do have an outdoor restaurant, fly shop, office, lots of cabins, and a lodge. We didn’t eat at their restaurant (they were having an employee party the night we thought about it and later ate across the street at the Almont resort restaurant instead – very good by the way.) We could not get a WiFi signal in our cabin – it’s only in the office across the street and perhaps the few cabins closest to the road. But even walking over to the office and trying to look up a restaurant on the Trip Advisor web site with our iPad was almost unusable. Excruciatingly slow and had to retry many times just to get the Trip Advisor web site to come up. The TV (if you wanted to use it) is pretty bad. It’s an old VCR/DVD combo TV but it is hooked up to Dish if you want to see something at night or the morning. It was pretty fuzzy but then you’re in the mountains in a cabin after all.

The Doll House - that's what we called our cabin. We said after staying 3 nights in it that we now know what it must be like to live in a doll house where everything is tiny. These cabins are actually prefab trailers. They’re nice looking with siding and you wouldn’t really know they were trailers until you step inside or you see the plaque right by the front door stating the fact. Everything is miniature inside. They tell you about the ceiling height in the their description so they're not trying to hide that. The ceiling in 1/2 of the cabin is about 6' 3". I’m 6’ 0” and had no problems but if you’re much taller you may have to stoop – especially in the shower which was about 6’ 1” clearance. There is about a 1 foot walkway around the bed downstairs – think “room with a bed that fills the room”. The kitchen does have a fridge, microwave, and stove amazingly jammed into a very small space. Not sure you could cook much in there though (we didn’t’ try). There is a small little eating table, a small recliner, and a small sofa bed. I’m not a huge guy but I sure felt huge in this cabin – everything is just pretty small. The best was upstairs in the loft though. Just as it stated in the description, the loft is about 4' tall from floor to ceiling with 2 beds. You have to crawl around on your hands and knees up there so it’s definitely for kids only. I suspect young kids would probably really like it but don’t think adults could really use it. The stairs up to it are tiny and steep too.

If you’re going to be outdoors all day and just come back to the cabin to clean up and go to sleep (which was primarily what we needed), then this certainly does that. But just beware that it is very small and compact.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Three Rivers Resort
Address: 130 County Rd. 742, PO Box 339, Almont, CO 81210
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Location: United States > Colorado > Almont
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Almont
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Hotel Class:3 star — Three Rivers Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 62
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