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“At one with nature, away from the hustle and...”
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Unique and lovely yurt nestled in a discovery garden
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Unique and lovely yurt nestled in a discovery garden
Living room with pull out full sized futon. Pellet stove keeps the yurt cozy all winter Full kitchen stocked with cooking supplies and table service
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
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14 reviews
Unique and lovely yurt nestled in a discovery garden
Living room with pull out full sized futon. Pellet stove keeps the yurt cozy all winter
Full kitchen stocked with cooking supplies and table service
Master bedroom w/full size memory foam bed and DVD player
Sleeping loft with 2 twin beds
Elsa found twirly carrots! What will you harvest from the garden?
The garden is surrounded by roses
Children can help with planting and harvesting!
Waterfalls within hiking distance, Treman and Buttermilk State Parks only 5 minutes drive away!
Tea party hideaway
Climbing Vine Cottage signs welcomes you!
Garden pond with gold fish and frogs
The yurt stays cozy all winter!
Private stone patio w/ grill, table and fire pit
Bathroom with shower, sink and toilet
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Ithaca, Finger Lakes, New York

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Saritabea...
Hoylake, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“At one with nature, away from the hustle and bustle!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

A fantastic warm and cosy Yurt, with space yet privacy, luxuries yet spartan and slightly rustic, a fabulous mix of feeling comfortable and cosseted, whilst feeling like you are worlds away from technology, city life and noise. Michelle and her family were so welcoming and helpful, and whilst the Yurt is in their garden, there is a perfect balance of feeling included if you want to in the garden activities, but not overlooked or made to feel awkward if you want to just be by yourselves. It was fantastic with our 2 yr old, who played in the garden on the swings and slide, and with Michelle's children, and who loved the rooster, dog, fish and other wildlife surrounding the yurt. we had a fabulous hike in the woods to the gorge, and took car trips to local waterfalls and state parks. A real gem of a holiday cottage, and somewhere I would highly recommend and would love to go back myself.

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Liked best: comfortable yet rustic, and the welcoming nature of the hosts.
Liked least: nothing!
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Carol B
Binghamton, New York
1 review
“unique accomodations, could be more private”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

It was unique, nice atmosphere, well maintained, comfortable, close to Ithaca with lots opportunities for hiking and good restaurants. The only drawback for us was close proximity to owner's backyard and home. Make note, during our stay, internet activity was extremely poor.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Rick H
Akron, Ohio
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Delivered on all expections”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Property owner ( Michelle ) provided the perfect get-a-way for my wife and I. Reviews referenced "Great for Kids" but for a couple looking for a romantic anniversary long weekend it was Great. For the Amature Chef's the garden provided fresh ingredients and the apple trees were a special treat. Hiking and waterfalls around Ithaca are the best in the Finger Lakes Region.

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: It was just as Advertised.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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GGirl60
Marcellus, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“It's like living in a Fairy Tale”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

This was the perfect vacation spot. The Yurt has all the comforts of home with none of the distractions. The garden is not only beautiful but provided the makings of the most delicious meals. The location is perfect just minutes from some of the best hiking you could want. My 9 year old daughter summed it up best; "it's like living in a fairy tale".

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: The location and the garden
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Tara D
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“An adventure for everyone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012 for a stay in May 2012

The Climbing Vine Yurt was a fun getaway for our family of four. We enjoyed the accommodations and all the help Michelle gave us to make us very comfortable. Fresh eggs can be retrieved in the morning for a delightful breakfast. There are so many things provided in the yurt for our kids to do by they mostly enjoyed being free to run around outside.
We will definitely return to this yurt!

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: The adventure and change
Liked least: Nothing....
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • 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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athomemom
Trabuco Canyon, CA
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26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“We Did Not Want to Leave”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2011 for a stay in July 2011
2
people found this review helpful

We stayed at the yurt for five days. We cried when we had to leave and no one wanted to go. The yurt is such a wonderful place! It is peaceful and unique. The gardens are gorgeus as well as the land surrounding the property. The chickens were so much fun and we loved harvesting the eggs in the morning. The raspberries and squash from the garden were second to none. One top of the wonderful accomodations and gorgeous property is Michelle and her family. They are so kind and helpful. We left feeling like friends. The only thing we would change about our stay at the yurt would be the length of time. Next time we will stay longer! This is a place we will return. There is a sense of calm and peace at the yurt that escapes us in our normal daily life. Thank you Michelle for such a wonderful stay.

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
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Liked least: Everything!
Traveling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2010 for a stay in June 2010
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Traveling group: Family with young children
Your age range 25-34
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