Frequently Asked Questions

And Our Best Attempt to Answer Them

Do you host weddings?

We do not host weddings. We can however host your elopement at the cabins. This option is available with a two night, full property rental and is only for true elopements with less than a 8 person guest list. We offer packages with our in-house photographer (Western Pine Photography) and florist (Marigolds Flower Shop). Please email us at

Just trying to get a better vibe for the place?

Visit our Instagram page to see tours and pictures from all seasons at the cabins. Check out write-ups and articles written about the cabins here.

Can we bring our dog or other pet?

Yes, up to 2 quiet, non-reactive dogs are allowed per cabin unit with a non-refundable pet fee of $40. Dogs cannot be left unaccompanied at any time and must be leashed while outside unless you have reserved the whole property. Other than dogs, we do not accept any other pet stays. Please note that we do not ban specific dog breeds as there are no active breed bans in our county. However, if your dog is reactive, loud, or dangerous to other dogs or humans, this is not a good accomodation match. Thank you for understanding.

What are the nightly rates?

The cabins start at $140 per night, but follow us on Instagram to see our last minute booking deals for lower rates. We do have increased rates during holidays, weekends and peak seasons. There is 5.55% tax and an 5% non-refundable booking fee collected, but no additional cleaning or host fees. We do accept tips.

Can we make a reservation for only one night?

Sure thing! We now offer one night stays for folks who are just passing through. Browse our availabilty here.

What is your cancellation policy?

Reservations must be cancelled two weeks prior to your arrival date, in order to avoid a one (1) room night, plus tax cancellation fee. If cancellation occurs within 5 days of arrival date, the whole bill will be charged. Whole Property reservations and reservations over 7 days must be cancelled within 21 days to recieve a full refund. We are not responsible for weather conditions, personal emergencies or schedule changes and do not make exceptions to our cancellation policy. We no longer refund or reschedule visits for Covid-19 related situations. For our peace of mind, we do not make exceptions to our cancellation policy. For your peace of mind, purchase travel insurance. Trip Insurance is highly encouraged. It can be purchased from Travel Guard or similar companies. Visit our Terms & Conditions page for full policy. Please note, there is a 5% non-refundable booking fee that does not get refunded when you make a cancellation.

Can we bring our kids?

Sorry, children are not permitted. We are parents and this was a hard choice but the property is best suited for adults. Think of us as your friends who had a wedding and specifically said "no kids allowed." You were mad at first, but then had the time of your life! We do not make exceptions to this policy, thank you for understanding. Young adults 12+ are welcome.

What is it like to stay at the cabins in Winter? Heat, roads, etc...

The cabins are heated with dirent vent furnaces. The roads up to the cabins are maintained and mostly flat, but AWD or 4WD is needed for winter driving. You cannot pass I-70 while it is actively snowing or snowpacked without AWD or 4WD. We do not make exceptions to our cancellation policy due to inclement weather, please be prepared for snow October-June. Our heating system is on Sept-May.

How many people can stay in each cabin?

We allow up to 2 adults per cabin.

Can we host an event, yoga retreat or party at the cabins?

At this time, we do not offer the space for events. Thanks for understanding. We do however host elopements with a two day, full property rental.

Can we use the fireplaces in the cabins?

The fireplaces are inactive and cannot be used under any circumstance.

What time is check-in and check out? Can we request early check-in?

Guests can check-in starting at 3pm and need to be checked out by 11am. We do not accept requests for early check-ins at this time.

Can guests have campfires during their stay?

Unfortunately, campfires are not allowed on the property. We are in an extremely high-risk area for wild fires and most often, the entire county has a fire ban in place. You are welcomg to bring your camp stove or small propane fire pit if it has an on/off switch.

Do you offer a discount for renting the full property?

We sure do! Please select “whole property” on our booking page. Please note that we do not host weddings, events or large gatherings on the property, it is strickly for the folks listed in the reservation.

Is there WiFi?

We have two internet networks - basic satelite internet and Starlink internet to cover your connection needs. Extreme weather may interfere with services.

I plan on doing some work at the cabins. Will I have cell reception, WiFi, ect?

Yes! We have two WiFi connections to make working from the cabins is an easy feat. You will not have cell reception so you will need to connect to WiFi and have WiFi calling available.

What is in the cabin?

Each cabin has a full kitchen setup including dishware, pans, utensils, french press and paper towels. Each cabin also has a bathroom with stall shower, bedroom, living and eating area. The cabins are vintage, we do not include microwaves, TVs, hairdryers, etc.

Sorry, but we do not have outdoor grills at this time.

Do you offer gift certificates?

We sure do! Click here.

Can we take professional photographs in the cabins and on the property?

The short answer is yes! We do require that you book a stay with us and that you credit the location in all forms of publication. We also require a location release. If you want to use the entire property, please book the whole property. Do not interupt other guests. If you have questions, please reach out to

Do you having running water?

We sure do! Each cabin unit is a fully equipped 500 SF home, complete with a bathroom and kitchen with running water. Our well water has been tested and is drinkable (and tasty af!) Please refrain from bringing up plastic water bottles, we do not have recycling services.

Can we order flowers for our booking?

Yes! Please reach out to Marigold! They can arrange and deliver to your cabin before you arrive. Please call 720-635-6665 or email to make arrangements.

Check Our Full Policies

For more information check our Terms & Conditions, our Customer Service Policy, or Contact Us.

Let's Start Exploring

Idaho Springs & Nearby Areas


Visit Mount Evans where you can drive to the top of Mount Evan's Scenic Byway and it’s absolutely glorious! Please note that this is now named 'Mount Blue Sky' but the signs have not yet changed. The entrance is 6 miles up 103 from the cabins. It is not open year round and you must make a reservation with the forestry service which is fast ans easy! Mount Evans Scenic Byway is the highest paved road in the United States. If you are afraid of heights, focus on the beautiful plants and wild life! If you do one thing while you are here, do this!


Hike nearby Chief Mountain! Wonderful in-and-out 3 mile trail. It is moderate and mostly uphill but the pay off is so worth it with 360 views at the top! We suggest starting early to avoid crowds as this is quite a popular trek and there is only parking along the road.


Visit St. Mary’s Glacier! This is a very easy hike up to the Glacier. Don’t forget to bring $20 cash or check for parking. The drive and the whole experience is beautiful. Bring a picnic to enjoy at the glacier or get lunch at Miner Street Restaurant in downtown Idaho Springs afterwards.  Get there early, it can fill up pretty fast especially on the weekend. In the hot Summer months, bring your swimsuit. Not sure it's "legal", but a quick dip in the glacier waters is mighty refreshing.


Soak in hot mineral springs  at Indian Hot Springs. There are several options for soaking here and it’s a very short drive from the cabins. The pool is fun, but it’s also worth it to splurge and get a pass for the caves as well. Don't bother with getting your own hot tub or private soaking room unless you are fiercly private and need that too relax. Please note that this place is very vintage and unique. Don't have super high expectations and just enjoy it for what it is, which is weird :-)


Visit Echo Lake. Wether you are looking for an easy stroll or a moderate hike, this place has all of the options! It is beautiful at all times of the year and is only a few minutes drive up 103 from the cabins.


If it’s winter time, visit the Echo Mountain Ski Resort. Day passes are inexpensive and the views are beautiful! The best part is that there is no traffic to get there, not even a stop sign. They also make affordable bar food. Don't do snow sports, we get it. It's still an enjoyable place to have a beer.


Visit the town of Georgetown. This town is a delight with so many original Victorian homes and beautiful views. We recommend visiting the Hammil House Museum, Hotel De Paris Museum and The Georgetown Loop Railroad. You'll need tickets for the train ahead of time, especially around Christmas time.


In the Summer or Fall, take a drive up Guanella Pass, it’s beautiful, you won’t regret it. Our favorite hiking in this area is the Silver Dollar Trail.


Visit the town of Silver Plume. Take a stroll down the ghost-town's main drag and visit the Bread Bar or Plume Coffee (click the links to see the updated hours). There is also a nice hike, the 7:30 Mine Trail that starts in the middle of the town by Plume Coffee.


Visit Idaho Springs. We love this town. It’s fun to stroll Main Street and look at all of the shops. You can’t miss Annie’s Gold (the best antique store) and Edelweiss Pastry Shop (stick to the sweet stuff, savory is not their forte). This is also where you will be able to stock up on groceries (Safeway) and eat out, fill up with gas, etc. Our favorite places to eat are Main Street Restaurant, Westbound & Down, Big B’s Soup & Grilled Cheese , Two Brother's Deli and Eric's Asian Cafe (Eric's is kind of dumpy just FYI - but the food is great). For more fun things to do in Idaho Springs, visit their website here. Our favorite shop is Marigold, visit them for beautiful flower arrangments and a curated retail section.


Our favorite suggestion is to explore our road, West Chicago Creek. Three miles up, you will find the trail head for Hell’s Hole , a beautiful long hike full of aspen groves, flowers and creek front frolicking spaces. If you plan to complete the 9 mile hike, be prepared with lots of water and snacks.


Treat yourself to a massage with Rhonda at Idaho Springs Massage. She is a thorough, professional and intuitional healer.


There are several areas to go fishing, the easiest to access is Mount Evans Trout Fishing. You can also fish on our creek for Brook Trout. Please attain a fishing license from Colorado Parks and Wildlife


For the prepared and experienced winter hiker, we recommend renting snow shoes at Masion De Ski or Exit 240 Ski & Bike Rental! Hefferman Gulch is a is a nearby dirt road that is not maintained in the winter, so it makes for ideal snow-shoeing or winter hiking.


Schedule a snow shoe tour with Kimberly Knox of Georgetown Outdoor Discovery. Kimberly brings over 30 years of adventure travel guiding to create a wonderful and safe outdoor experience. Book your tour here.


Live like a local and listen to 103.9 The Goat, the biggest little radio station in the world. They play a variety of tunes that always hit so good! It is also one of the only stations that comes in clear up here!


Follow us on Instagram to tour the cabins and check out more suggestions!

REMEMBER! You are in the mountains. Be a capable, resourceful and respectful explorer! Always bring water, snacks and additional layers of clothing with you. Anticipate changes in weather and lack of cell phone service.

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