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Annie's Mountain Retreat

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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...

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...

Rockford, IL
Reviewed 7 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...

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...

Broomfield, Colorado
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...

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...

Reviewed 24 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...

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

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...

Thank 1stjayhawk
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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....

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...

Reviewed 26 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...

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

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 22 July 2016

There are many ways describe Annie's River Cabin. Awesome is the one that comes to mind immediately. My fiance and I spent 3 days in July in the River Cabin and really wish we could have spent many more days there. The cabin is loaded with artistic beauty. The way Annie has decorated it makes everything special. The bed is...

Thank mikes3609
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your review! We always strive to give our guests a wonderful experience.........so glad we accomplished that for you! Annie

Grand Island, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This cabin was perfect! Loved the homey mountain decor and the hot tub with rotating colored lights. Annie also had everything and more to fill our needs. condiments, soap, shampoo, a few treats, and other goodies. It was also convenieant to have an outdoor grill. Beds were comfortable and clean too. The only reaso I am giving the cabin a...

Thank bzapata8503
crazy4mexico, Owner at Annie's Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay but I am stumped about the privacy fence being in the way of a view. On each deck where we felt someone else could see your hot tub we put up 6 foot privacy fencing but we also have areas of each deck where there is typical deck railing. We take lots of time...

Reviewed 20 July 2016

My husband and I recently stayed at the Carriage House at Annie's Mountain Retreat in Estes Park for our honeymoon. We stayed for a full week and absolutely loved every second! Annie is very kind and thoughtful and gave us some great ideas for things to do while in the area. Our unit stayed nice and cool, the bed was...

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

Thank you for your input! We hope you do come back for some R&R! We so appreciate your review!!!! Annie

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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 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 80515-9710
Region: United States > Colorado > Drake
Price Range: ₹ 6,425 - ₹ 24,093 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Cell Phone service at Carriage House as well as High Speed Wi-Fi. Wifi at all other Cabin's.”
  • River Cabin Living Room
  • Living room of Carriage House
  • Beautiful Decor wherever you look in all the cabins
  • This place has EVERYTHING
  • River Cabin Living room
  • River Cabin Kitchen
  • The River Cabin Living room was HUGE!
  • View from patio
zacharym851, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in the Carriage House in the mts, not down by the river. Near the owner's house, but it's well set up to allow complete privacy.”
gurudevkhalsa, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get the River Cabin if you can. You won't be disappointed.”
meatmaster, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here...”
jofaeh27, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bring bottled water.”
1stjayhawk, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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