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Annie's Mountain Retreat

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The River cabin was beautiful! My husband and I had a wonderful stay. We're planning our trip back next year!! Annie and her crew made us feel welcome! They're willing to help in anyway to make your stay as comfortable as possible and tell you everything you want to know about the adventures around! The cabin is very homey and... More 

Thank Avengerchick
St. Louis
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed two days in the Mountain Cabin and two days in the River Cabin. They were both great and had all the amenities you could ask for. The River Cabin has a little more room. Annie will make sure all your needs are met. We definitely plan on going back as soon as we can.

Thank meatmaster
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We do not have employees so these reviews are our pat on the back! We look forward to your next stay!!!! Annie More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Look no further for a place to stay! This was my first time to Estes Park and I spent a lot of time on the internet trying to find a place to stay in Estes Park. We were there for 2 nights and there are a ton of places to stay. We didn't want a hotel as we were wanting... More 

Thank Stasia R
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a nice review! It is greatly appreciated and we hope to see you back again some time. Annie More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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76 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

If you are looking for a comfy, cozy place to stay while you're visiting Estes Park, this is a great little retreat! If you are looking for the Ritz, keep looking. This place is fun and cute (think grandma's cabin with ton's of stuffed animals); it's not the Hyatt. Annie does a great job of offering everything she can to... More 

Thank Chaaluna
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and you are right.......WE ARE NOT THE RITZ OR THE HYATT. We are a small family owned business and clean our own cabins.........even after being in business for 17 years. I still iron the pillow cases on your pillows in the cabins. We do take each cabin and deep clean it every so often but... More 

Rockford, IL
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stayed in the Romantic Cottage/Cabin at the end of August/beginning of September and it was wonderful. After reading some of the other reviews about another cabin and the bed, I might suggest purchasing whatever mattress set was in our cottage for the other. It was super comfortable, so much so that we realized how much better we could sleep... More 

Thank parker-scanlon
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The only way to get taller chairs would be to get bar height chairs. We made the railing so you could hopefully see the river and it still be safe for guests. Our guests can always walk down to the river and sit at rivers edge. I am not sure what review you were reading... More 

Broomfield, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We paid to stay in the carriage house for 3 nights and ended up leaving early. The description of the rental says that it is on the same property as the owners house. Oh it is but the description should have said right next door. The owners spied on us the entire time we were at the cabin. I forgot... More 

Thank jofaeh27
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Oh my, I have been waiting for this review to come through. First off, as my husband was checking them in they said oh by the way would it be ok for my father to come stay tomorrow night since it is his birthday and we didnt get to celebrate it with him then. My husband said of course that... More 

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed in the River Cabin. We could only stay one night due to our work schedule. One night stays are not something that Annie's typically does. They graciously accommodated our request since there was a one night opening that fit in to our schedule and theirs. We were wanting to de-stress and relax for 24 hours. This cabin fit... More 

Thank Julie H
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

THank you so much for the review!!! It is greatly appreciated and we hope to see you back sometime. Annie More 

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73 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed in the River Cabin for a few days while visiting RMNP. All in all it is a nice cabin with hot tub overlooking river. The only complaints are that it is on busy road so you hear traffic noise, and it can be a challenge pulling out and in to the drive. I was also disappointed to learn... More 

Thank 1stjayhawk
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited here first several years ago for an engagement getaway. We came back recently for our anniversary to the romantic cottage. We are always so happy with our stay when we visit. The rooms are decorated so beautifully and always so romantic and cozy. Annie goes out of her way to make it a perfect memory.... More 

Thank Sarah W
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

I am always blessed when I read reviews from returning guests! I always hope that good memories are made at my cabins. They are my passion and it makes me happy when it comes across to my guests. We hope to see you in November. I dont always look on Trip Advisor so I apologize that this review is late... More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

This cabin is perfect for a couple. Annie has appointed it perfectly with so many little things. After 7 nights I was still noticing things I hadn't seen before. Wonderful stay, slept like a baby and drinking coffee on the deck first thing in the morning listening to the river is not to be missed. We really enjoyed this cabin... More 

Thank Sharman S
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We always appreciate it when our guests enjoy our cabins..........which makes our heart smile!! Come back and see us some time. Annie More 

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Annies Mountain Retreat consists of two separate properties but the one listed on TripAdvisor is the one with our Drake, Colorado address. We are only 3 miles from Estes Park in the Big Thompson Canyon with the Big Thompson River flowing behind the cabins. It is a short 5 minute drive to town. The town of Drake is 9 miles from the cabins. Our second property is at 2375 Eagle Cliff Road, Estes Park, Colorado, 80517. We have our Carriage House unit on that property which is .6 miles off the Hwy and borders Rocky Mountain National Park. All Cabins have Private Outdoor Hot Tubs and we have been catering to couples since 1999. Be sure and check out our Amenities page as we provide more then most! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Annie's Mountain Retreat

Address: 2462 Big Thompson Canyon, Drake, CO 80515
Region: United States > Colorado > Drake
Price Range: $222 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Get the River Cabin if you can. You won't be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles meatmaster, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here...”
 of 5 bubbles jofaeh27, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bring bottled water.”
 of 5 bubbles 1stjayhawk, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For a couple I don't think you could do better. Quiet and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles 396sharmans, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Not a hotel, a group of 3-4 small cabins”
 of 5 bubbles bzapata8503, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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