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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stayed here twice this month and loved it both times. Charming, cozy cabins in a great location. Easy to walk all around town from here. The owners are friendly, helpful and interesting. Cabins are nicely appointed, although bathrooms can be a bit small and dated. Beds are so comfy you won't want to get out. And it's pet friendly.

  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled with friends
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Thank Carol T
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Cabin #7
Pros:
Setting is beautiful with River and grass areas
Assigned parking spaces close to the cabin
River runs behind cabin#7 creating a wonderful sound and atmosphere
Average in price
Allows pets for additional fee
Outside sitting areas
Decent wifi and cable tv
Comfortable bed
Has mini kitchen with microwave
Cons:
Spider webs all over screen door and window screens ( of course, it is October)
Rules, rules, rules, posted everywhere!
Limited cabinet space overfilled with dishes with no room for anything else (who needs 30 plates, bowls, etc when renting a one bedroom cabin)?
Notes attached to decorations - do not use, do not move, decoration only and the items are within a small child's reach!
Sat on couch and sunk to the floor!
Bathroom moldy and in need of a full upgrade
Bathtub dirty
Fall leaves everywhere - yard not maintained or cleaned up
Musty smell
Owner/ manager not available, even tried 'doorbell' and phone #
Had to leave cabin key inside cabin since no one was there to check us out. We left the key on top of the full rule book page!
Did not feel welcomed.
One last Pro comment : will not return!

Room Tip: Room tip: don't stay there
  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled with family
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Thank livinglife66
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

While I didn't want to spend 3 nights in a small motel and my options were limited in Buena Vista, so I elected to try the Thunder Lodge Cabins. While they may of been built in 1948, they have been updated and are very comfortable for more than the 3 people that were in our party. While not air conditioned, the cool night air (53 degrees) was better and having the windows open with fresh air was a treat. The only complaint was the shortage of electrical outlets. Overall, a very enjoyable stay!!

  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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1  Thank John M
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay at Thunder Lodge. When booking our priority was location and comfort, so booking cabin made more sense than a hotel room. Cabin 3 was perfect to come back to and relax after a day rafting, atv riding and zip lining. Spacious enough for my 2 teenage boys and husband and myself. Owner was very accommodating. Since these cabins are self- service the owner has a few simple requests, which we followed and had no problems. Kitchen and bathroom does need updating but everything functions properly and cabin was clean and cozy.

Stayed: June 2016, travelled with family
1  Thank Peezig
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

My wife, daughter, and daughter's mother-in-law visited this place based on reviews. The feedback I got was:

- The staff was wonderful. Very pleasant, very helpful.
- The room was decent, but could use some updates.
- The place was non-smoking, but there was an odor that could be detected. Not overwhelming, but noticeable.

Overall, the experience was okay, but attention to the two things mentioned would make it great.

  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled with family
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Thank Gadget665
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