The short answer is no. The long is answer is still no but just to give you some insight... Our affordable pricing structure is built around a two-night minimum. It keeps our cleaning costs lower and helps us maintain a healthier work & life balance. We know there are one-night gaps in our booking schedule and we are not trying to fill them. Thank you for understanding.
Yes, up to 2 dogs are allowed per cabin unit with a non-refundable pet fee of $40. Dogs cannot be left unaccompanied on the property or in the cabin at any time and must be leashed while outside. Other than dogs, we do not accept any other pet stays. Looking to go on an adventure without your pup? Check out Mountain Dog Nanny!
The cabins start at $125 per night and we have a two night minimum*. However, we do have increased rates during holidays, weekends and peak seasons. There is 4.55% tax collected but no additional fees added to your reservation. *We do not make exceptions to our two night-minimum.
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
Sorry, children are not permitted. We are parents and this was a hard choice but the property is best suited for adults. The property itself is not suited for children. 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 make exceptions to this policy, thank you for understanding. Young adults 12+ are welcome.
We allow up to 2 adults per cabins.
At this time, we do not offer the space for events. Thanks for understanding.
The fireplaces are inactive and cannot be used.
Guests can check-in starting at 3pm and need to be checked out by 11am. We do not accept requests for early check-in or early check-out at this time.
Unfortunately, campfires are not allowed on the property. We are in an extremely high-risk area for wild fires.
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.
Yes, there is WiFi. The WiFi is spotty due to our rural location but can be used for basic internet uses, such as texting and e-mail and some video calling. We have not had an issue with our service but do not guarantee it's reliabilty.
Short answer is maybe, but we do not make promises. We do know that no one has cell service and you must connect to our WiFi to use basic phone functions. Email, text, social media and other basic internet operations work fine but video calls and phone calls are choppy at best. Adverse weather conditions may completely inhibit WiFi service also. Welcome to mountain life, ya'll! There are two coffee shops in Idaho Springs that offer WiFi to paying customers if you need it and ours is not functioning.
Each cabin has a full kitchen setup including dishware, pans, utensils, french press and paper towels. Sorry, but we do not have outdoor grills at this time.
1. All cabins are sanitized between reservations, including upolstery and mattresses.
2. Disinfectant wipes are provided in each cabin.
3. Our laundry service is CDC approved.
4. Please ALWAYS wear masks to local businesses.
5. Do not travel with underlying conditions that make you vulnerable to a more severe case of Covid-19.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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!)
Visit Mount Evans, you can drive to the top and it’s absolutely glorious! It is not open year round so make sure to check to see if it is open before heading up there. EDIT TO ADD: Mount Evans Scenic Byway is closed for 2020.
Hike 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.
Visit St. Mary’s Glacier! This is a very easy hike up to the Glacier. Don’t forget to bring $5 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.
Soak in hot mineral springs at Indian Hot Springs. There are several options for soaking here and it’s a very short drive back from the cabins. The pool is fun but it’s also worth to splurge and get your own tub
Visit Echo Lake. Wether you are looking for an easy stroll or a moderate hike, this place has all of the options, and you can visit the Echo Lake Lodge for pie!
If it’s winter time, visit the Echo Mountain Ski Resort. Tix are cheap 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 a damn good burger in the lodge.
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. We recommend getting tickets for the train ahead of time, especially around Christmas time.
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), Miner’s Decadence (homemade chocolate delights, say “hi” to Connie). 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 and Big B’s Soup & Grilled Cheese. For more fun things to do in Idaho Springs, visit their website here. P.S. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK TO ENTER LOCAL BUSINESSES.
Our favorite suggestion is to explore this road, West Chicago Creek Road. Three miles up, you will find the trail head for Hell’s Hole
Treat yourself to a massage with Rhonda at Idaho Springs Massage. She is a thorough, professional and intuitional healer.
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.