I heard about this place from a family member and decided to try it out. I was blown away by the ths views at 10500 ft. the cabins are great love the rusticness with running water and full kitchens but no tv and internet the perfict get away. the fishing was great. And the owners are the greatest. GO here and have some fun away from the rat race
What a great 4th weekend. The new owners Mike & Rose were great hosts. The cabins were very rustic. Just what we were looking for on our rocky mountain weekend retreat. Clean,cozy, great hot water preasure. Everything we needed in the cabin was there for our comfort. What we forgot at home was available in the store. We rented a fishing boat to row around island lake trying our luck for trout. We got our limit each day. The trailhead to the lake was just a few yards from the front door of our cabin. They had games and playing cards to borrow. A real diversion from the electronic intrusions of daily life in town. I forgot how much fun scrabble was. There is wifi available but we chose to entertain each other like the old days. My wife and I had some moments and the kids played together like I remembered them doing when they were younger. All & all the Grand Mesa Lodge gave us a wonderful setting to get to know each other again in a manner and spirit in which the owners run the property.
We drove up and it looked just like it did on the website. Back to nature, nice cabins. Would suggest having a area/yard to keep all the work stuff - wood, snowmobiles (it is summer) old jeep... things like that. But other than that, the cabins were nice and clean, the resturant had great food, the staff were very friendly. Lots of character. The price was good. The place was full while we were there, so there were a lot of people to talk with - other people who just wanted to get the kids out of the house and away from the TV/Video/computer screen. We want to come back in the winter! (saw a moose with a calf!)
When we drove up to our cabin I wanted to cry. It looked like a shack. There were pieces of plywood laying around everywhere. Our firepit and picnic table were practically in the middle of the gravel road.
We could smell the septic system through the back window. Many of the screens were pushed out of the windows a little bit. I didn't want to walk on the carpet without shoes on let alone allow my one year old to play on it. The shower head fell off while I was taking a shower. I couldn't wait to go home.