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    Idlewilde by the River

    2282 Colorado Hwy 66, Estes Park, CO 80517
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          Overview
          • Excellent85%
          • Very good11%
          • Average2%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Kitchenette
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          Boulder Brook on Fall River
          357 reviews
          #13 of 78 Speciality lodging in Estes Park
           
          Loveland Heights Cottages
          290 reviews
          #27 of 78 Speciality lodging in Estes Park
           
          Streamside on Fall River
          276 reviews
          #31 of 78 Speciality lodging in Estes Park
           
          Riverview Pines
          196 reviews
          #34 of 78 Speciality lodging in Estes Park
           
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          71 - 75 of 125 reviews

          Reviewed 26 July 2013

          We just spent a week in Estes and had a great stay at Idlewilde. The hosts, Donna & Lloyd went above and beyond in providing all our needs, making recommendations, and even dinner reservations for us. Our cabin set within feet of the Big Thompson...More

          1  Thank Tammy S
          Reviewed 22 July 2013

          An awesome place to unwind. Sitting by the river, listening to the rippling sound, reading, taking pictures, or whatever delights you, it can not be beat. The managers are very friendly and helpful at fulfilling your needs. The rustic beauty of the place invites one...More

          Thank 833Evan_L833
          Reviewed 22 July 2013

          Idlewilde is considered a "home away from home" for our family!! We are always greeted by the Claypools who do an incredible job managing the cabins. We are steps from the river with an amazing screened-in porch where we eat the majority of our meals....More

          Thank Coreen R
          Reviewed 17 July 2013

          We have just returned from Donna and Lloyd's place at Idlewilde. We are so happy we stayed there! The Ataloa cabin was immaculate, so cute and it was right on the creek with fabulous views! The cabin also had a great porch with a swing...More

          Thank Rob R
          Reviewed 17 July 2013

          "If you are looking for a private, river-side experience, this is the place! The roaring sound of the Big Thompson River and the sound of hummingbirds make this an ideal location to kick-back and soak in the beauty of Estes Park. The proprietors, Lloyd and...More

          Thank David D
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          • Estes Park
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          • Idlewilde By The River Estes Park, CO
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          trenadamm
          Does the Hummingbird Cabin sit on the river? Can you tell me more about Hummingbird? We have 4 adults - 1 child. Thanks!
          3 February 2015|
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          Response from Marc B | Property representative |
          Our Hummingbird cabin is off the river about 250 feet. It is a VERY spacious cabin with large kitchen and living room. It has 2 bedrooms (One has 1 queen bed and the other has 2 Queen beds separated by a half wall. You will... More
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          trenadamm
          Does the Hummingbird Cabin sit on the river? Can you tell me more about Hummingbird? We have 4 adults - 1 child. Thanks!
          3 February 2015|
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          Response from Marc B | Property representative |
          Hummingbird is off the river about 100 yards. It is the perfect cabin for travelers with smaller shildren concerned about being too close to the river banks. You can walk to the river in A minute and enjoy a chair or two in... More
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          Ashley R
          Congrats Ashley and Marc! We can't wait to visit! -Ashley Rutherford
          7 August 2014|
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          Response from Marc B | Property representative |
          It is a truly beautiful spot. We are excited to be the new stewards of this gem. -Marc
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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..."
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          "Stay by the river!!!"
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          "I would opt for a cabin closer to the river."
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          "These are rustic cabins on the Big Thompson."
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