My husband and I stayed at Stonebrook from 9-11 April 2012 and we loved it! It was just out of season so was very quiet and we spent our evenings outside listening to the river bubbling past and watching the stars appear before our eyes (we live outside London so are not used to having such dark skies). It was everything we hoped for, and more.
Mike is lovely: very friendly and gave us some great tips on where to go in the RMNP. We wouldn't have visited Bear Lake if Mike hadn't suggested it, and we're so glad we did as it was simply beautiful (thanks Mike!) We had an issue with our hire car and Mike had no problem at all with us using his phone, offering to charge our GPS (yes, the hire company had provided GPS for a 16-day hire without a charger!) and doing anything he could do assist.
The room was lovely, the bed was very comfortable and we just loved the hot tub!
Downtown Estes is quite pretty, although it seems to be 90% gift shops - but that's okay as we were on holiday so were looking to buy keepsakes. Loved the Christmas decoration shop!!!
I would say if you're looking for a short break away from real life, go to Stonebrook. So, you might not get internet connection, but for us that was a bonus! It's a lovely place, Mike's a lovely guy and it's in a great location to visit RMNP which is quite simply breathtaking!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- StoneBrook Resort is a quiet little spot along the Fall River offering a tranquil mountain environment at your back door. Our adult only resort offers riverside cottages with private hot tubs and river suites with in-room spa tubs. All units have fireplaces and kitchens. An ideal place to honeymoon, relax & renew and get in touch with pure Colorado Rocky Mountain Nature. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Stonebrook Hotel Estes Park