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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Arnold to go to Calaveras Big Trees State Park, and are so glad we stayed at Mountain Retreat Resort! Our 2 bedroom, 3 bath condo was perfect for our family of 4. We loved having the bedrooms on the lower level and living space upstairs. If it was warmer I would have had my coffee on one... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Brown-hodges, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We value your patronage and would like to provide another opportunity to be of service to you. More 

1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite places to get away and just be together. We've been coming here for well over a decade, and have never had a bad experience. We love the indoor pool, the ice cream social, the super-friendly staff, and the various floor plans. When we want a week or two to just hike, swim, and wander around aimlessly... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Emma. Thank you for your feedback. We're grateful for your kind words about our friendly team members. They'll be happy to read your review. Please allow us to serve you sometime soon! More 

San Rafael, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath unit was very spacious and clean. Being in the woods was wonderful and we lucked out with great weather! The surrounding area offers many activities - we explored caverns and Big Trees State Park. Mainly we spent time just relaxing and visiting.

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GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Addie1995, for reaching out to us. Hurry back...we’re certainly expecting you! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean. Everything worked. And the staff was very very friendly. We've already talked about going back. We had dinner at Sequoia words. The food was great, the service was just OK at best. Took a long time to get our food and waitress/waiter would disappear for long periods at a time.

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. It truly sounds like you had a wonderful vacation with us. Please note that the Sequioa Woods restaurant is not affiliated with Mountain Retreat Resort. We hope to see you here again for your next trip. More 

Highland, Indiana
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about this spot. I have been doing timeshare exchanging for 20 years and this is the nicest staff I have ever encountered. Very helpful and accommodating. Some other reviews call the decor dated- honesty it is not dated it is mountain appropriate. The unit is huge and can easily accommodate 6 people. The pool... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hello indianatones. Thank you for taking the time to write in such detail about your visit. We're so grateful for your kind words about our amazing and hardworking team. You can't go wrong with fluffy towels! We do hope that you will return soon. More 

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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful family resort with large units, fully equipped kitchens, and fireplace. The resort has an indoor pool, hot tub, pool table, etc. Close to Calaveras Big Trees and Bear Valley Ski Resort and golf. Grocery Store and restaurants are nearby. You will need a car to fully enjoy your stay.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to enjoy the outdoors with friends or family. Near Big Tree State park, wine tasting in Murphy & a 2.5 hours away from Yosemite 👍. Nice area to just relax. Our unit could sleep 8. We had 5 it was perfect. 2 bedroom,2.5 bath . Hot tub & indoor pool available. Looks like a fun place for families... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hello Liz. Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your recent stay at our resort! It's fantastic to read that you enjoyed our stunning location. We love it here! From everyone here at Mountain Retreat Resort, we hope to see you again soon. More 

Juniper, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fab 2 story unit, w/2 beds, 3 baths, fireplace, spa closely in the facility, spacious, like being home except in the tall tree forest. Outstanding service, great kitchen of our own when we didn't want to take advantage of the great restaurants and wineries nearby. Hiking!!!! Food and restaurants!! All close. Amazing staff, exceptionally helpful, we are completely recharged thanks... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Uninima. We strive to provide excellent service to our guests at Mountain Retreat Resort. We hope to welcome you back to our special resort soon! Hurry back...we’re certainly expecting you! More 

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41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, we were nervous about finding the Resort as we had left the driving directions at home, but as we drove closer, we found large signs leading us right into the resort parking lot! Whew, catastrophe avoided as there is no cell phone reception in the area! We arrived on a Saturday in October to find a personable... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, 323maureens. All of your comments are appreciated and we do hope that you will become regular visitors in the future. Our warm and friendly team awaits your next visit. More 

El Cajon
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Our stay at the Mt.Retreat Resort was nothing short of awesome!! Our "cabin" was huge, with a cozy fireplace and 2 large bedrooms. We had 2 balconies overlooking a little brook and were surrounded by trees, many showing the colors of Fall----breathtaking beauty! ! The location of the resort is perfect, as we drove about 30 minutes in almost any... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the quiet Sierra pines of Arnold, California in Calaveras County, Mountain Retreat is just three hours from Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the San Francisco Bay Area. The suites are duplex-style, which give our guests ample space and privacy during their stay with us. A Convenience Fee will be applied to all reservations at check in. This fee will include Internet and parking along with all other resort amenities.Accessibility: Not all areas of our resort are Handicap Accessible. There are stairs leading to each suite as well as other areas on property. Mountain Retreat will be undergoing construction of a new Maintenance Building beginning August 1 2014 - December 1 2014. Noise should be expected during the hours of 8:00 a.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Retreat Resort

Address: 936 Cypress Point Dr, Arnold, CA 95223
Region: United States > California > Arnold
Price Range: £147 - £269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mountain Retreat Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Unit #20 was very spacious for the four of us!”
 of 5 bubbles Addie1995, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms all seemed pretty equal....all had views”
 of 5 bubbles 323maureens, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Units 11 and 12 are closest to the trees and away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinf849, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take care to confirm sleeping configuration before booking...”
 of 5 bubbles B4430WBalices, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Units in the back, toward the East are best. Less stairs, better views.”
 of 5 bubbles kimberlyd812, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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