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Grand Lake, CO 80447

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Alder Cabin

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Vacation rental cabin / bungalow. Sleeps 6, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. Dogs allowed.

Grand Lake, CO 80447 United States

Take a trip back in time to one of the original Riverside Guest Cottages. This authentic 2 bedroom/1 bath cabin is located in the woods but is within walking distance to town and will allow your four legged friend to accompany you on vacation. Enjoy warm summer evenings on the screened in porch or gather around the outdoor fire pit. The gas fireplace in the living room is great for taking the chill off when the temperature drops. Bedroom #1 has a queen bed and Bedroom #2 has two twins. Queen size sleeper sofa. Free WiFi and cable included! This home has a barbecue grill for your use. Just bring the charcoal! Minimum Age Requirement to rent this home is 21. STAY 4 NIGHTS AND WE'LL WAIVE THE CLEANING FEE!

Welcome to Grand Mountain Rentals! We're a local, family owned business serving Grand Lake for almost 30 years. With a select group of properties, we are committed to fulfilling your lodging and vacation needs. We offer a wide variety of accommodations including single-family mountain homes, quintessential Colorado cabins and condos with lake views. All of our properties are within a 10 minute drive of both Rocky Mountain National Park and Grand Lake. We also offer pet-friendly lodging choices.

Our attention to detail and outstanding customer service is what sets us apart. We want you to love Grand Lake as much as we do! Our office is open 7 days a week and conveniently located downtown; you also have the peace of mind of an emergency 24 hours a day on call service. Our guests also enjoy special discounts for recreational activities including boating, four wheeling and golfing.

For additional information, please visit the websites of the Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visit Grand County.

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Rooms and Amenities
Property Type Cabin / Bungalow, 1 story
Unit Code ALDER
Beds 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds, 1 sleeper sofa
Bathrooms 1 bathroom
Rooms Sleeps 6, 4 dining seats
Floor Area 672 square feet
Pets Dogs allowed.
Standard Amenities Internet, non smoking only, Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Kitchen Full Kitchen, Refrigerator, Coffee Maker, Microwave, Toaster, Cookware
Living Linens Provided, Towels Provided, High Speed Internet, No Phone, Gas Fireplace, Wifi Included
Business Nearby ATM, Nearby Post Office, Nearby Internet Cafe, Nearby Bank
Convenience Nearby Grocery, Golf Course
Culture Live Theatre
Outdoor Patio, BBQ Grill
Geographic In Town
Entertainment Cable TV, DVD Player
Activities Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake Nordic Center, Fishing, Boating, Hiking
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Average Vacation Rental Rating (Based on 24 reviews)

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100 % of our reviewers would recommend this vacation rental.

Vacation Rental Reviews

  • Lovely cabin in a lovely spot!

    Stayed 4 days ending in May, 2018

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    Jourdan E from Denver, CO recommends this vacation rental

    My husband and I were looking for a weekend getaway to celebrate our anniversary. We also wanted to bring our dog but we knew that options would be limited and we would most likely pay a premium. Then I found the Alder Cabin! The price was incredibly reasonable
    and the cabin was perfect. It was just enough space, had the necessary kitchen utensils and gave us the relaxing, weekend on the lake that we were looking for. It was also a short walk to town which was great because this was our first time visiting Grand
    Lake. We would definitely stay here again. The Grand Mountain Rental Company was also great to work with. I accidentally left some items behind and they were kind enough to mail them to me the next day. Great experience overall.

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  • Hummingbird Hide away

    Stayed 4 days ending in January, 2018

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    a guest from Littleton, CO recommends this vacation rental

    sweet place, don't tell anyone

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  • Three Calhoun's first Christmas getaway

    Stayed 4 days ending in December, 2017

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    a guest from Harrisonville, MO recommends this vacation rental

    Our vacation was pleasant,quite, and memorable. The cabin was in great condition and the property manager was beyond professional. We will more than likely use them again in the future. Highly recommended

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  • Great Vacation Stay

    Stayed 4 days ending in October, 2017

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    Bradden B from Highlands Ranch, Co recommends this vacation rental

    This was our forth stay at the Alder Cabin and it was fantastic. We love the location near town and the rustic feel of the cabin. We plan to come back every year!!

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  • Small cabin for 4 people

    Stayed 3 days ending in August, 2017

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    a guest from Mason City, IA recommends this vacation rental

    Very small cabin for 4 people.
    Only 1 bathroom and it was in 1 of the 2 bedrooms.
    This was hard when sharing with another couple.
    Also hardly any place to put suit cases in that room that had the bathroom.

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  • A perfect setting for making memories in Grand Lake

    Stayed 4 days ending in August, 2017

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    Royce M from South Haven, MI recommends this vacation rental

    The location is perfect. I think you can walk to town from any rental cabin, but this location allows you to do it on cement versus gravel. We found paths down to the Colorado river with the kids for throwing rocks. It's just around the corner a bit from a great trail to the falls and a boat launch.

    The bathroom through the second bedroom is a bit awkward, but there are two doors. By slipping through the kitchen side, we didn't wake the kids.

    We brought our dog. Grand Lake has the best trails ever for dog walks out by the golf course. Miles of fun and if you get out there early before a lot of people, it's ok to let them off the leash.

    Sitting on the porch with a cup of coffee, you can hear the river and watch both the locals and tourists, but it has a huge amount of privacy. I never felt crammed into a neighborhood.

    The beds were extremely comfortable. Everything was new and up-to-date and working. The kitchen had everything I needed and then some.

    This is on the repeat list for us!

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  • Cute cabin in a great location

    Stayed 4 days ending in July, 2017

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    a guest from Carbondale, CO recommends this vacation rental

    This is the second stay for us in the Alder cabin. The cabin is old and funky, but that is what I like - it has so much charm and atmosphere. The location can't be beat. It is a 5 minute walk from the hustle and bustle of the beach and the main street, but you feel like you are in a quiet and serene setting when you are in the cabin.

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  • Grand Lake is beautiful!

    Stayed 6 days ending in July, 2017

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    a guest from KANSAS CITY, MO recommends this vacation rental

    Grand Lake, the lake, is just gorgeous, and there is a sister lake right next to it. You can rent a boat and tour the lakes, or hike. Grand Lake the town is a wonderful town with lots to do and the prices were not crazy. They had all kinds of impromptu activities to keep it lively like a town water-fight and a little bluegrass band. The weather was delightfully cool, starting most days sunny and ending with a little shower. We appreciated that we were able to bring our cat, which is unusual, I guess. (He was recovering from an injury.) The management company was very helpful and informative and clearly really nice people. The cabin itself was fine. A little dark for my taste but had everything that is needed. Perhaps a bit small. Having a screened porch was very pleasant. There was really no view, but it was very close to views and the fun town and waterfront. At the bottom of the hill was a little bridge over a very picturesque creek called North Inlet. About a mile away is a good place to hike to see a crystal clear little river with beautiful waterfalls. I actually drank from it (although not recommended but luckily I am not the worse for wear.) There were lots of hummingbirds but we didn't see a lot of wildlife, probably due to the lack of live trees (thousands dead from mountain pine beetles.) Really nice parks to hike in. Grand Lake Lodge restaurant has a terrific view and food. All in all it was a lovely visit and we were thrilled that we were in Grand Lake and not Estes Park.

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  • Nice cabin but not on river

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2017

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    a guest from Germantown, TN recommends this vacation rental

    This cabin is conveniently located close to the town and was quiet for us. It is old-school, which means that it's old, but it's not a knock on the cabin. Everything worked. The bathroom is connected to a bedroom, so you need to be able to hold it during the night or risk waking whoever is sleeping in the room with the twin beds. The people next door did a lot of outside work on their cottage, so you have to make sure the bathroom shades are drawn closed! The WiFi and cable worked great. I would note that this cabin is not located on the North Inlet river. It is slightly misleading because it's on "North Inlet" road and the cottages are called "Riverside cottages."

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  • Grand Lake Alder Cabin

    Stayed 3 days ending in July, 2017

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    Sheri B from Minneapolis, MN recommends this vacation rental

    Lovely little cabin in Grand Lake. Great home base for exploring the area. We enjoyed watching all of the hummingbirds. The options for hiking, and proximity to RMNP make this a wonderful location! The bathroom is off the second bedroom, and since we had our kids in the second bedroom this was not a problem.

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  • Convenient locsation

    Stayed 3 days ending in March, 2017

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    MIchelle H from Ely, MN recommends this vacation rental

    Nice comfy place. Great that we could bring the dogs. Need new queen mattress, pretty soft. Only other complaint is the fact that you have to go thru s bedroom to get to bathroom.

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  • Perfect getaway

    Stayed 4 days ending in October, 2016

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    a guest from Gladstone, MO recommends this vacation rental

    We had a great time and the cabin was perfect for our trip! My boyfriend and I were pleasantly surprised with the condition of the cabin. Having never rented a house/cabin before, we were a bit hesitant on what to expect. Cabin was very clean, great location, and quiet. Although you have neighbors on each side, the location still felt very secluded and everyone is very helpful and friendly. You can easily walk to town, or nearby nature trails. Kitchen had everything we needed, wifi and tv worked great. If we return to Grand Lake, we would be happy to stay at this cabin again.

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  • good location

    Stayed 7 days ending in September, 2016

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    Jan L from Houston, TX recommends this vacation rental

    This cabin s simple, basic and comfortable enough if you are not picky. There are no extras thrown in, like kitchen spices, convenience toiletries, so bring your own everything. It is quiet and comfortable though. The best partis its location right outside the "back door" to RMNP. It really is a maze to gettote bathroom at night! Also, a nightlight in the bathroom would be VERY HELPFUL!

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  • Great vacation!

    Stayed 7 days ending in September, 2016

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    a guest from Oklahoma City, OK recommends this vacation rental

    My son and I had a wonderful time while in Grand Lake this September. The cabin was cozy and perfect for what we needed. The carpet was a little dirty, but besides that it was perfect.

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  • Grand Lake Cabin

    Stayed 3 days ending in September, 2016

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    a guest from denver, CO recommends this vacation rental

    Wonderful! We will be back next year if possible.

    • Manager Responded on 9/9/2016

      So happy to hear you enjoyed Alder Cabin and plan to be back. It is a special cabin in a wonderful location! Close to everything! We look forward to welcoming you back!

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  • Perfect!

    Stayed 3 days ending in August, 2016

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    Ryan R from Waterloo, NE recommends this vacation rental

    I had a great time in my cabin. It was the perfect get away spot. Close to town with the creek just yards away. I appreciated how clean and well kept it was. I plan on bringing my wife and daughters back.

    Thanks for the hospitality
    Ryan

    • Manager Responded on 8/24/2016

      Alder Cabin certainly is a special cabin and we are glad you enjoyed it. Please come back again!

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  • Grand Lake retro-paradise

    Stayed 8 days ending in July, 2016

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    Lisa R from Redstone, CO recommends this vacation rental

    Fabulous 50's style cabin on the outskirts of town - out of the busy pace of town but just 5 minutes walk away. Well stocked and perfect for a small group and a pug!

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  • Clean, nice, private

    Stayed 5 days ending in June, 2016

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    a guest from Waltham, MA recommends this vacation rental

    Had a great stay here for a family reunion. Not too far from town, nice and clean.

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  • Alder Cabin

    Stayed 4 days ending in October, 2015

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    a guest from Centennial, CO recommends this vacation rental

    This was a convenient and quiet place for two of us and our dog. Easy walking distance to town.
    Overall amenities were as described. Kitchen layout was a little cramped with a small table at which to eat. One could eat at table on porch if it was warm. Utensils seemed to be pieced together from odd groups. Tile around fireplace was chipped badly and detracted from appearance.
    Bed in master bedroom was very comfortable. Getting to bathroom especially if there were multiple guests might be challenging as one has to go through the second bedroom to access the bathroom.

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  • alder

    Stayed 3 days ending in September, 2015

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    David L from Northglenn, CO recommends this vacation rental

    was a nice place

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  • Making memories at Grand Lake

    Stayed 4 days ending in July, 2015

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    a guest from broomfield, CO recommends this vacation rental

    This was our first time to Grand Lake. It's a beautiful area! We saw more wildlife than on our trip to Yellowstone! The Alder cabin is a quaint little cabin. Looks like one of the original cabins built in the area. There were some great things about this cabin, and some not so great things. The screened in porch is wonderful, especially with all the hummingbirds visiting the feeders hanging off the porch! It felt comfortable and cozy. The owners need to update a bit on the furniture. The chair will break your tailbone if you sit down to hard. The couch is old and worn. The beds are all very uncomfortable.The tub/shower is a old claw foot tub, which is awesome! I recommend them attaching a handle on the wall near it for safety. It is a very high step over the side. My problem was that we were told of all of these fees we would have to pay if it wasn't cleaned when we left... But I had to clean things when we got there... Dishes weren't clean enough to use, but in the cabinet, racks in oven had burned food on them, so when I preheated the oven it smoked up the kitchen! All of appliances were in good shape. There were hairs in the tub, smudges on a towel, and pillowcase. The bbq grill wasn't cleaned, we had to clean it before use. And if you don't like 1-ply toilet paper, bring your own! For the $ we paid I felt like 2-ply was a must. Don't get me wrong, we had a great time. Just a few things I hope the owners will take into consideration, don't have a bunch of cleaning rules and fees and not follow them for your guests. We recommend The Wake coffee shop, Grand Pizza, and The Sagebrush BBQ. The best french dip I ever had!! There is a communal fire pit. Groceries are very expensive, so bring what you can. Hope you have a good time and make many memories like we did!!

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  • Quiet and cozy!

    Stayed 3 days ending in September, 2014

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    Mark T from Denver, CO recommends this vacation rental

    The cabin was PERFECT!!! Rustic but clean and cozy! Could hear the stream from the screened in porch. Soooo relaxing. We were able to walk to town yet be far enough away from the labor day crowds! The moose even stopped by to say hello. The only "weird" thing about the cabin is the placement of the only bathroom. The only way to access it is through a bedroom. Could be "weird" if 2 couples stayed but otherwise AMAZING!

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  • Alder cabin

    Stayed 2 days ending in July, 2014

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    a guest from Colwich, KS recommends this vacation rental

    We have been to the Alder Cabin before and it is a quaint comfortable established spot. We really enjoy the sounds from the river close by and the short walk to beautiful Grand Lake. The cabin has continued to fit our family. Thank you ann

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  • July 2014

    Stayed 3 days ending in July, 2014

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    Joe O from Littleton, Colorado recommends this vacation rental

    We have stayed at this property for three years in a row. We like the location and it being pet friendly.

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