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“A Perfect Getaway”

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Kootenai River Outfitters
Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty Lodging in Troy
Salt Lake City
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed July 26, 2012

We stayed in Cabin 1 for two days of blissful relaxation. A beautiful small, very comfortable, and well constructed log cabin nestled against a bend in the creek. It's the little things that make this place special. The hosts make a special effort to ensure that you enjoy your time there. For example, the outdoor fire pit was set with kindling and logs and readily lit with just one match. I especially enjoyed taking the canoe out on the river and watching the fish swim through the crystal clear water. Because the cabin is situated in a bend in the river, it's very easy to launch and moor the canoe without getting so much as a toe wet. Several well cut trails near the cabin allow for easy long walks in the woods. Our friends stayed in Cabin 2, which is larger and more modern. It was lovely too with a big back porch perfect for socializing or watching the river flow. Rebecca, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

Writing this review from Cabin # 3, strong wi-fi and beautiful location. Water is super high, so might not get any fishing in, but the surroundings and cabin are awesome. Highly recommend KRO, hope to get to return one day!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Troy, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2012

We had the pleasure of bringing our four year old grandson on this "Glamping" trip with us. He had never camped before so we wanted to ease him into it.

Well, we got a while lot more than we bargained for. This place is fantastic! The cabin itself is spotlessly clean and the decor makes you feel at home immediately! Everything you need is here ( except the food). Whether you want to cook over an open fire pit, a propane BBQ , or in a fully equipped kitchen, you've got it! We used all three and everything we needed was at our fingertips.
We hiked/drove around the 750 acre property and discovered many surprises. Our grandson loved the turtle pond! We came upon a heard of elk grazing, as well as deer roaming the forest.
Just the peaceful atmosphere was enough for us. We went canoeing down the creek in the morning, and roasted marshmallows around the fire in the evening. Just sitting on the deck and looking over at the mountains while the creek sang from the banks was nirvana.
These cabins are a little known hideaway just 20 minutes from the town of Troy. You have easy access to grocery stores, restaurants, and entertainment, but once you drive through those KRO gates, you won't ever want to go back. This place is perfect!
During season, there is even a fly fishing catch and release available steps from your cabin. The biggest perk of this trip was our dog was allowed to come too. They do have guidelines, so be sure to check with the owners.
Next time we come, I want to bring my whole family. The three cabins would make it perfect for a small family reunion.
We honestly can't say enough great things about this place! On a scale of 1 -10, we give it a 20!

  • Stayed May 2012
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Springfield, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2011

The cabins are actually beautiful homes on the water and in the wilderness. Wildlife everywhere, and beautiful views. I cannot wait to come back.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed September 8, 2011

Arriving at our cabin, we felt like we had found ourselves in a wonderfully tranquil and beautiful setting with the river flowing right by the porch (think Walden Pond). The cabin we were in, Cabin 1, was the smallest of the three, but had all we needed. There's a wood burning stove for heat as well as a propane heater, a well appointed kitchen with washer/dryer, a grill outside and full sized refrigerator and microwave. The bedroom was a bit small, but the bed was very comfortable.

The main reason we came, however, was the fishing. Robert is a great guide who makes sure that his clients are well taken care of, have a great time on the river and catch fish. We enjoyed our stay immensely and would highly recommend it!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
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Reviewed August 22, 2011

Robert and KRO are first class hosts in a most spectacular setting. Our family spent the week at the ranch fly fishing, hiking, touring and just relaxing and can't wait to return. The cabins (much like KRO's wonderful website) have everything you need for a great experience. Robert went out of his way to make suggestions in the area to help make our vacation experience memorable. From the wonderful float on the Kootenai to picking wild huckleberries in the Cabinet Mountains, it was all very special.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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Farmington, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2011

We had a great time. Kelly was awesome, he not only helped our casting skills, but hooked us up with fish and was entertaining at best. I plan on coming back and bringing some of my buddies. Thanks Kelly
Steve Burgess

Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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Property: Kootenai River Outfitters
Address: PO Box 775, Troy, MT 59935-0775
Location: United States > Montana > Troy
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty Lodging in Troy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Guests will stay in one of 3 hand hewn log and cedar modern guest houses. All are spacious and privately situated on the water with gorgeous views of the high peaks and the creek. Full size covered decks on each provide comfortable relaxation in a stunningly beautiful environment. All have fully equipped kitchens, full bath, wood and /or propane stoves, propane heaters, power, wi-fi, phone, gas grills etc...in short everything that you will need for your stay with us. Just bring food and personal items. ... more   less 

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