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Idlewilde by the River

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
Reviewed 29 July 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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Reviewed 25 July 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...

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Bettendorf, Iowa
Reviewed 20 July 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
Reviewed 18 July 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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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great location to Estes Park and Rocky Mtn. National Park. Cabins are comfortable and well stocked with the necessary kitchen supplies. Unfortunately, we are used to a king size bed, the cabins have comfortable queens. I like the river sound but it was noticeable.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
Reviewed 8 July 2016

If you want a somewhat old timey experience with nice amenities, select Idlewilde. We like the rustic cabins, ours right on the river, but enjoyed the hot tub, modern kitchen, welcoming hosts and horseshoes!

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Thanks for your review and kind words. Glad you had a great visit.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This cabin was amazing! The location could not be better for hikes in Rocky Mountain. It is clean, and obviously a lot of care is put into the upkeep of the property. The owners are lovely and friendly, and are very willing to help out with suggestions or a friendly smile. We would definitely recommend these cabins to anyone coming...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We just returned from a week-long stay in the Aloha cabin at Idlewilde and it was wonderful! The cabin was spotless and very comfortable. We has everything we needed for the week (dishes, pots, pans, coffee maker). The sound of the Big Thompson River could be heard throughout the cabin....best music in the world! Idlewilde's location is perfect for accessing...

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Travellee3
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I first made reservations for Pinecone cabin for my stay to attend a medical conference at the YMCA. However when I asked if my elderly father would like to come along as it had been a long time since we lived in Boulder, Co, he was all for it. So I switched to Riverside and it was wonderful. The cabin...

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Casselberry, Florida
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect! This was the first vacation we have taken in about 6 years. Everything about our stay was great. The managers of the cabins were welcoming and pleased to help in anyway. We cooked breakfast everyday in the cabin and ate by the river. After hiking all day a hot shower and comfortable bed with the sounds of the river...

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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 

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Address: 2282 State Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 80517-8329
Region: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Idlewilde By The River Hotel Estes Park
Idlewilde By The River Estes Park, CO
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“Take a cabin right on the river. It will be worth the few extra dollars. We have mobility issues and this property worked well for us.”
 of 5 bubbles ontheroad29, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay by the river!!!”
  • Bull Elk outside the front door of the cabin
 of 5 bubbles lsfireman, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would opt for a cabin closer to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles lorip273, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“These are rustic cabins on the Big Thompson.”
 of 5 bubbles GGMaSue19, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The view of the river make this a great place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles dansR3411RG, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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