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Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort

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Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I love this place, it is quiet and scerene. I spend a weekend here in one of their pet friendly cabinettes at least once a year to get away from the city and enjoy some time near nature around a campfire. It is the best of both worlds with the conveniences of electricity, refrigeration, heat, and beds while still being... More 

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Thank ashleywK6240GS
OleMinkFarm, Public Relations Manager at Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your experience at Ole Mink Farm! We are delighted that you have found it to be a quiet getaway. We strive to provide a place for individuals to escape the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. We look forward to your next getaway! More 

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

It is very hard to find pet friendly accommodations for a vacation. So I was thrilled to find this hidden gem that would allow me to take my four-legged family member. The staff was excellent and very welcoming (with homemade cookies!). We stayed in the pet friendly, "Sparrows Point" Cabinette - which had everything but a bathroom. However, it does... More 

Thank Cheryl G
Mountain View, Missouri, United States
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56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We brought two grandchildren from Illinois and joined two from Maryland at Ole Mink Farm. We rented the Coffee Hollow Lodge which had more than enough beds for six of us. I guess we need to have more grands! Ha! The kids loved the pool, playground, game room, and hiking trail. The resort is very quiet. We probably made more... More 

Thank Larry D
Ellicott City, Maryland
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We recently visited for a weekend getaway; my husband and I had the 1 bedroom Hemlock Haven, while my parents had the 2 bedroom Quiet Oak. We both have dogs, and so these were the pet-friendly cabins from each category. The Hemlock Haven was a modular home, with a large screened-in porch attached. Inside was 1 bedroom with a queen... More 

1 Thank Rachel S
OleMinkFarm, Public Relations Manager at Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay! As a family business, we strive to pay attention to detail. Thank you for noticing! We enjoy seeing families enjoy the dog playground too. We know that pets are part of the family! We understand that a 4 pm check-in may be a little later than other places; however, we also have... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have stayed here twice now-once during the off-season and once over the Fourth of July weekend. I highly recommend coming at any time-Ole Mink Farm is lovely and an incredibly well cared for property. Most of the sites are "permanent" RV sites but there are numerous cabins available for the traveler. I stayed in the Quiet Oak Cabin which... More 

Thank awaldron4444
Bethesda, Maryland
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

My husband and I decided to get away some place nice, but we didn't want to spend hours/days traveling. By luck, I happened on Ole Mink Farm online. The ride to the resort was about 1 and half lanes on a winding country road. My husband and I both commented "I'm sure glad we're not driving a class A motorhome".... More 

Thank Ladybier
Rocky Ridge, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This is a rare find, a gem in the Catoctin Mountains. The campground has all the amenities of nature and the luxuries of a fine hotel. The cabins are rustic, but air-conditioned, cozy, with wi-fi, cable television and comfortable beds. Debbie and Mike Irons are first-class hosts, anticipating a guest's every need. I loved my stay at Ole Mink Farm.

Thank volksmarch44
1 review
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were looking for a beautiful, comfortable,family focused facility to host my daughter's wedding. The bride and groom both love to camp & hike and Ole Mink Farm was the perfect setting! The staff are courteous & pro-active in anticipating and meeting your needs. The meeting room was fully stocked with a variety of table sizes & shapes. Sound system... More 

Thank Sarah A
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I went with my girlfriend, now fiance, to stay at this cabin for the weekend. The cabin was great, it comes with everything you need except for clothing and food. Only complaint about the cabin is all the spiders and insects on the porch and in fire pit and the narrow gravel roads but you cant really complain about being... More 

Thank Tyrone M
Baltimore, Maryland
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We rent a seasonal camp site at Ole Mink Farm and could not be happier with our choice. The Irons Family go out of their way to be friendly and helpful. The grounds are beautifully kept and the sites are large and clean. We have seen the cabins and if we did not have a camper there we would certainly... More 

1 Thank mariner1111
OleMinkFarm, Public Relations Manager at Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We strive to provide an environment for all to enjoy, campers and cabin guests alike. We appreciate you taking time to review our facility. We look forward to warmer weather, and the camping season officially beginning! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For over five decades, Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort has been family owned and operated. Private luxury log cabins, log cabinettes, seasonal campsites, and a rental hall located in the Catoctin Mountains. Many pet friendly options available. Seclusion so close to home! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort

Address: 12806 Mink Farm Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1401
Region: United States > Maryland > Thurmont
Price Range: ₹ 5,130 - ₹ 11,080 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“They also have pet-friendly cabinettes, but they do not have bathrooms- I'd go with a full cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles B7715JRrachels, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“whitetail is right next to the trailers if you dont wanna see them”
 of 5 bubbles tyronem334, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Have stayed at 'The Phenix,' and 'Sunny Maple.' Both are wonderful cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles Beachgirl7, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Some of the cottages are more distant from the trailer vacation homes that people own, so one of those may be a nice choice. But we found the few people who were at the travel homes to be very nice and it did not detract from our visit or enjoyment whatsoever. I read other reviews that complained about it, but we did not mind at all.”
 of 5 bubbles lifeartist59, 19 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Hidden Springs was our cabin. It's out of the way and away from other cabins. We loved it because it was so secluded.”
 of 5 bubbles Kpahl1111, 23 Sep 2012 | Read review
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