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Duplex Home, Maximum Occupancy: 8. 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath. Bedding - 1 King, 1 Queen/Crib, 2 Twins/2 Bunk Beds, 1 Sleeper Sofa. DVD Home Theater, Outdoor Hot Tub, Free Domestic Long Distance, WiFi Internet, Gas Grill. Maximum Number of Cars: 2. Base Rates vary by season. All pricing is for 2 persons, each additional person is $25 per person per night over the Base Rate. Minimum Night Stays: vary by season.
Estes Park, Colorado
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|Rate Summary||$175 - $260||$175 - $260||$0||$0||2 nights|
|May. 17 2013 - Jun. 6 2013||$195||$195||-||-||3 nights|
|Jun. 7 2013 - Aug. 25 2013||$260||$260||-||-||5 nights|
|Aug. 26 2013 - Oct. 19 2013||$210||$210||-||-||3 nights|
|Oct. 20 2013 - Nov. 21 2013||$175||$175||-||-||2 nights|
|Nov. 22 2013 - Nov. 30 2013||$195||$195||-||-||3 nights|
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|Dec. 1 2013 - Dec. 19 2013||$175||$175||-||-||2 nights|
|Dec. 20 2013 - Jan. 4 2014||$195||$195||-||-||5 nights|
|Jan. 5 2014 - May. 15 2014||$175||$175||-||-||2 nights|
|May. 16 2014 - May. 31 2014||$195||$195||-||-||3 nights|
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What Past Guests Are Saying
San Antonio, TX
The Kinney home is the perfect place to stay for a vacation in E
The Kinney home has absolutely everything needed for a wonderful and relaxing stay in Estes Park. The house is very comfortably furnished. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything needed to cook and serve meals. I only had to bring in the groceries. The view of the mountains is awesome from every room. I plan on renting this home again in the near future. I highly recommend this property!
Great rental, plan on returning
Stayed for a three day weekend with my girlfriend and we loved Kinney. Way too much space for just the two of us but we booked last minute and were happy to find a non-hotel place with a private hot tub. Finding the house late at night wasn't all that difficult but you get a nice taste of Colorado driving going up the switchbacks. The property is located just outside of Estes Park. It's only about 10-15 minutes to get in to town and most of that is just getting down off of the hill and out of the Windcliff subdivision. We ended up leaving each morning and not returning until later at night partly because we had fun stuff to do each day (went hiking, shopped in town, drove the Trail Ridge Road) and partly because the drive to the house was a mild deterrent against making little trips back during the day. However, don't let that scare you off since the plus side of the house being where it's at is the amazing views you get right out of your bedroom and living room windows. The kitchen was well stocked with basic provisions and we made breakfast one morning, but other than that we ate out for our other meals. If you want to save some money I'd recommend buying food from the market or Safe Way in town so you can prepare your own meals, but go to the house first so you don't buy anything they might already have (previous guests leave non-perishables). The hot tub was awesome, a great way to relax each night. We also used the fireplace and it was nice that there were starter logs, newspaper and chopped firewood all available for us. Just make sure the damper is open (whoops). The house felt secluded and private even though you could have neighbors right next door, we barely saw any of them the entire weekend. Overall 5 stars and I'd highly recommend Windcliff to family and friends.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Kinney house. The house was comfortably furnished with a well equipped kitchen, good home theatre system and other nice touches. The views from the living room are spectacular and the hot tub was a pleasure after hiking.
That said, prospective renters should be aware of a few issues. When calling to rent the house, I expressed 2 needs.
First, I needed a house that was guaranteed pet-free as my daughter is highly allergic to animals. I was assured that this was the case. When we arrived, we found dog leashes prominently displayed and my daughter soon had her typical reaction to pet dander, especially in the living room. I think the management needs to take this issue more seriously, as it affects the health of some tenants. This did not ruin our vacation, but it certainly detracted from it. Renters deserve honest and accurate information where health is concerned.
Second, I requested a house with a large deck facing the mountain view and was told this house was a good choice. In fact the deck is small and is to the side of the house, not facing the view. This was a smaller issue, but still we felt that we were not accurately and honestly informed.
However, this is a lovely, well- kept home and we had a great week. When my husband later discovered he left something behind, the staff were helpful at retrieving it. All in all, a wonderful place to stay.
Austin, Texas, United States
Comfortable home with great location and views
We stayed in this home over the week of July 4. The location is wonderful -- right across the street from the Ymca and just a few miles from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. We had spectacular views of the park from the living room, the master bedroom, and the deck.
The Kinney is very comfortable. For the evenings, there is a big TV, a big collection of Dvds and books, and a nice hot tub. The kitchen and bathrooms are a little dated, but fully functional. The Kinney is one side of a duplex. You could hear the people in the other side of the duplex from the master bathroom, but not in any other rooms in the house.
A big benefit of staying at the Kinney was that the rest of the extended family with us on the trip were able to rent another duplex right across the street. Also, the management company was very easy to deal with and very helpful.
We would definitely recommend the Kinney to friends and faily.
Really nice house, and nice touches. They gave us a box of chocolate for returning, which I thought was a really nice surprise. We'll definitely be renting again. :)
We stayed here in 2004, and promised to return. It took 7 1/2 years, but we were not disappointed. The home looks a bit more 'used' but still very comfortable and updated perfectly. Perfect for a family with children and grandparents!
San Francisco, CA
Excellent stay w/ friends and each of our babies
The view was amazing. The drive was a little far to get on and off the Windcliff property, but the view made it worth it. The house itself was perfect. We were there with one other couple and each of us had a 1 yr old baby. Windcliff provided pack & play cribs and high chairs for free, which saved us a lot of trouble. The two level layout was good for separating the baby "noises" in the middle of the night.
The only problem w/ the place was the hot tub. While extremely relaxing and convenient, the chlorine smell was off the charts. If you turned the bubbles on, you would cough for 5 minutes from breathing in the fumes. Your skin would even be itchy if you didn't shower immediately. The house even requests that you add additional chemical after every use, which is absurd. This is definitely not a reason to not stay at the house, but be warned if you're excited about using the hot tub. Whoever handles the water treatment has to dial it back 8 notches. I recall reading reviews mentioning this and I didn't think much of it, but it certainly is an issue they could easily correct. You expect some chlorine smell w/ any hot tub, but this one was much higher than normal. Like I said, everything else w/ the house was great. Only drawback was the chemical levels in the hot tub. All that being said, we would love to return here someday. I would love to return in the summer so we can enjoy the great outdoor deck and seating.
Highly Recommended- will use Flip Key in the Future
The home and location were fantastic. The split logs for the fireplace were an unexpected bonus and delighted my family. Well equipped, clean, amazing assortment of media. Nice touch to add the personal toiletries. Did not expect the steep, winding road- which petrified my sister- but my son (who lives in Denver) was easily able to manage. The outstanding views made the drive well worth it.
Kansas City, Missouri
This property has a beautiful view of the mountains and is right next to a hiking trail in Rmnp. The house itself was very accomodating w/ lots of room. Interior is a bit dated and could use a little updating. We enjoyed our stay very much and would highly recommend the property or any others offered thru Windcliff, the staff was excellent and super to work with.
Deer Park, TX
The Kinney is a comfortable home with a fantastic view !!!
We enjoyed our stay at the Kinney. The home is high on the side of a mountain. The roads are well maintained, and it's a easy drive. The home is beautiful, and has all the extras you could want. The view out the living room picture window in breathtaking -- from the moment you walk in. It's less than 10 mins from town, allowing for the trip down the mountain. We appreciated the home theatre system, the comfortable furnishings, and the free long distance (since the cell phones don't work). Thanks so much for a wonderful stay. We can't wait to come back.
Bill From Texas
The duplex was lovely with great views. Very comfortable and we enjoyed the area attractions greatly.
The house needs maintenance and the supplies were inadequate (no cookie sheet, cake pan, foil, etc.).
Response from Windcliff Properties, Inc. - 09/13/2011
Thank you for your review. The Kinney home consistently gets 5 star reviews and we will re-inventory the kitchen for any missing items. Supplies like foil are not supplied as disclosed on our website. This is a vacation home and we expect that our guests will do their own shopping or bring supplies with them.
Long Island, NY
Exceptionally clean and roomy.
We stayed at the Kinney seven nights for a family vacation/reunion the first week of July. When we arrived the place was immaculately clean and had some basic toiletries in the bathrooms. We were a family of 5 plus had some extra guests for the weekend. Plenty of room. There was an extensive library of videos to watch and books to read, though we only stayed still one night and watched movies. The setting was beautiful, great views and access to walks on trails. We saw lots of wildlife on the property and saw plenty of stars at night. The place was pricy, but it is hard to find comfy lodging for a large family for a full week, so in the end it was worth it.
Beautiful view and many extra amenities
The view of the mountains from the deck and the master bedroom is breathtaking. The house has everything we could want including many unexpected extras - an outdoor hot tub with a wonderful view, free wireless internet, free local and long distance phone, gas grill, satellite tv, toys for our 3-year old grandson to play with, hundreds of DVD movies, laundry detergent, washer/dryer, -- everything we could think of was provided, and was in first class condition.
We had a very nice time. We brought a few games and movies but they had such a supply of games, movies & books to read that if you didn't bring them it was ok. I was happy to see so much displayed about Christ our Lord and Savior in the home. May God continue to bless the Kinney Family.
Texans who love the Rocky Mountains
Fort Worth, TX
We had a delightful stay at our Windcliff rental, as always. The staff is so courteous & helpful. This house provided a very restful stay away from work & other normal life headaches. It was close to a hiking path right into the national park area. We saw a deer right next to the hot tub at dusk one evening, she even posed for a few pictures. The hot tub was a great luxury after a day of hiking. We do almost all of our cooking at home, so the kitchen and the grill were well utilized. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking almost anything. The house was roomy,and we loved the view of the mountains. Even though the deck faces the road, there is very little traffic, so the feeling of seclusion was not lost. There was plenty of room for more people, but we did this trip on our own. Looks like this would be a great family gathering home. The master bedroom had a very good bed (mattress). The master bathroom was fabulous. There is an oversize tub, and two sinks, and loads of counter and cabinet space. I loved it. The decor of the house is just what you would expect at a lovely mountain retreat.
nice...comfortable...clean...well provisioned with necessities and comfort items...project is well managed.
St. Louis, MO
The views from the Kinney, like I assume all Windcliff properties, were stunning. The living room is by far the nicest room. I could have spent all vacation looking at the view from that room.
I found some of the decor to be rather dated, but that could just come down to personal taste.
The hot tub was extremely over-chlorinated; when we turned on the bubbles, it caused us all to keep coughing. We had to turn them off, or it was unbearable to sit in. The instructions are telling people to add chlorine with each stay, but that could be the problem. Perhaps the Windcliff staff should monitor the chlorine levels, rather than having guests add chlorine with each visit. Also the location of the hot tub (under the deck) is not that appealing, as views are obstructed by large support beams and the house itself.
The wireless internet service was unusable throughout our stay. When we notified the office, they were prompt in providing us two ethernet cables, but they should probably look into resolving that issue. Having wireless access is an amenity we look for when choosing a vacation rental/hotel.
Visit to Windcliff/Nirvana
We stayed at Murphy and Kinney. It was our Mother's 90th birthday and we scored points with her !!! She was thrilled with the whole event. We could not have stayed at a more perfect location. Dare I say we did not want to leave. She was born in Denver and took her first picnic in Estes so the location was ideal. Murphy and Kinney were spectacular all around. Location and comfort scored high with us. Would we do this again--absolutely.
Windcliff and Kinney offer rest, relaxation, comfort & mountains
We stayed at Kinnery in Windcliff for one week with grown children and their significant others. The stay was restful and comfortable with Kinney providing all the comfors of home - but with a view of the mountains that can't be beat. Windcliff and Kinney are at the top of our list of places to return to.
Mercer Island, WA
Came back to stay at Windcliff
We love the Windcliff properties and we have now come back multiple times. The quality of the properties are excellent and it is a great way to visit Estes Park and costs about the same as comparable hotel options, but with greater space, features, privacy and views. We stayed at the house, which was a house we visited previously. The house now has upgraded large flat screen TV, which was a nice little upgrade. Only negative was that we had a late arrival, after the office was closed and, while our paperwork was waiting for us, there was no key. It took some time to get the on-call help to get us in the property. That said, we were quite impressed that the Windcliff staff offered us a wonderful gesture for our trouble and paid for us to enjoy a dinner on them. That was another example of how the staff works hard to make sure your stay is a positive one.
Even beautiful in early summer.
The most peaceful and beautiful place in the U.S.
Gorgeous view & surroundings. The Kinney was very comfortable with all the amenities of our own home.
ANOTHER GREAT HOME!!!
MY HUSBAND AND I LOVE GOING TO ESTES TO "GET AWAY FROM IT ALL", HAVE STAYED IN OTHER GREAT HOMES THERE AND THE KINNEY IS A FANTASTIC PLACE AS WELL...QUITE COMFORTABLE, WELL STOCKED KITCHEN AND OF COURSE THE VIEWS ARE, WELL, BEAUTIFUL...HOT TUB WAS RELAXING(AND WARM) AS THE WEATHER WAS QUITE COLD. I WOULD HAVE LIKED TO HAVE HAD CERAMIC CLEANER FOR THE STOVETOP, AS I DO LIKE TO LEAVE THINGS AS CLEAN AS I CAN. OTHER THAN THAT, OUR STAY WAS WONDERFUL, CHECK IN/CHECK OUT WAS PLEASANT AND FAST AND WE WOULD STAY THERE AGAIN.
So close to a perfect weekend
Enjoyed the stay and accomodations. Thank you for setting up the tree and the hot chocolate. My family was well pleased and comfortable... However, It was unclear that the 50 dollar damage deposit was non-refundable and an unpleasant surprise when I went to balance our bill. Perhaps I missed that information but I would think you may want to make that perfectly clear so others don't have the same distasteful experience. Thank You M.W. MIles
Nancy and Mike
First snowfall of the season
We spent 4 days at the Kinney home and had a great time. Our son and his family live in Denver and we in Florida. We wanted a get away in the mountains and thought October would be the perfect time with the leaves changing and cooler weather. We were not prepared for the 4 inches of snow that fell, but loved the chrisp air, the pure white snow that covered the trees and lawn, and the feeling that we were in a winter wonderland. The house couldn't have been better. A roaring fire in the fireplace, all the comforts of home and more, very child friendly and lots of room to spread out, kick back and enjoy. Which we did. The view from all the windows in the home was spectacular and the wildlife wandering the roads was fun to see. The elk up on the mountain behind the house, the deer eating along side the road on our way down, and birds and other wildlife made for a great vacation. Will highly recommend Windcliff to our friends and family as the office staff was great, the roads were kept open despite the snow, the homes and area well cared for, and the views-priceless.
Colorado Springs CO
Superb Accomodations - Great Service
Windcliff staff provided excellent reservation service. The Kinney home had everything you could possibly need for comfort and convenience and superb views with our own private party of resident elk. The layout of the home provided everyone sufficient privacy and the great room provided a most relaxing gathering place to relax.
We highly recommend the Windcliff Properties and will most definitely return...this visit was the best of all we have made to Estes Park.
We love the windcliff properties.
We have stayed at the Schroeder house before and the Kinney is just across the street so it has the same magnificent views. This house was perfect for our little family gathering of 8 people from 5 to 90! We kept the fireplace roaring and the dining table full. The hot tub was a pleasure at night and we heard the elk bugling while sitting in it. How spectacular is that! We couldn't find a remote control for the garage but we didn't ask and weren't really bothered by that. The weather didn't cooperate too much this year but it's still our favorite place and try as I might, I have not found better accomodations than are offered by Windcliff properties.
Estes Park Lover
Fourth of July 2009
This home was very well stocked - nice - comfortable and had a killer view. We were so excited to take our pet 'Miss Lucy' with us. She enjoyed the big windows and the wonderful view as well. The wildlife was plentiful and we were most surprised when a coyote walked right across our path. Beautiful homes and secluded. Andrew was very helpful in making the reservation and it was easy to check in and out. We took an elderly person with us and this was a great place to 'hang out'. Would recommend this if you need the space. Good value compared to the condo's we checked on.
Outstanding "picture" window!
Our family has been visiting Estes Park and Windcliff for decades. Each rental makes you feel at home on your vacation. We saw a lot of wildlife (bear, coyote, elk)and beautiful sunsets this year over the front range.
Comfortable with killer view
My wife and I, along with our grown son and his friend, spent a week
here in the fall last year. It's a comfortable place with a wonderful view
of the mountains, a fire place, good seating and adequate bedrooms
and kitchen. The drive up to the place from the main road is a bit of an
adventure for a flat-lander, but really just adds to the adventure. We
saw deer about half the time we were driving the 10 minutes of dirt
road. There are a number of good day hikes and beautiful drives in
the area and we found a few good restaurants, made even better by
the hikes. Over all, we had a good time and felt the cost was about
right. If it's in your price range, we recommend it. You'll enjoy it.
Very nice and homey. My family loves that we can bring our dogs
We love this unit. We've stayed their twice for Thanksgiving. It feels like someone's home-plenty of books, movies, and homey touches. The view of Rocky Mtn. National Park is tremendous. We want to stay in the summer some time and do more hiking. We also love it that it is one of the few places we can take our dogs and we are very conscious of not abusing that privilege by "picking up" after them.
Beautiful Home & View!!!
The house was beautiful. We loved the covered outdoor hot tub. The view from the living room is spectacular! Lots of space.
Rocky Mountain Vacation
All the comforts of home - and then some
There were seven family members sharing this vacation. The property managment personnel were so very friendly and helpful. The location was terrific - we were able to hike without leaving the alotment and has some specatcular views. We had wildlife in our yard and on the road in the morning. We sat outside at night and the stars and constellations seemed like you could reach out and touch them, but reminded us how small we are compared to the universe. The house was decorated very confortably and had all the comforts of home; plus some we don't have. We were so glad that we were able to bring out fox terrior, Max, with us. We were able to sit outside on the deck and enjoy each others company. We would like to say thanks so much for the vacation and vacation home. I have passed on your website to people who are wanting to vacation in Estes Park and had no ideas about house rentals. If the distance was not so great and finances not in the pickle they are; we would make Windcliff as regular vacation.
Comfortable and Private with Great Views
We used Kinney for a girl's weekend get away. It was a lovely place to stay, fully equipped and very comfortable. We enjoyed the hot tub and wonderful views of the majestic mountains. We were visited by local deer and were able to hike into Rocky Mountain National Park.
This home is very well suited for families. I would recommend it anytime!
john m. jacks
the real escape
We enjoyed the property very much and it was everything that was represented on the web site and the staff was very helpful and nice.
I will rent from you in the future. We had a wonderful time and the veiw was breath taking!!!!!
John M Jacks
Nice home but overpriced service.
We had a good time in this property.
After we left we have been asked to pay additional price for cleaning.
The management company was not happy with dishes which we left in a sink and a few blankets which were dropped on the flor.
We have payed 100$ cleaning fee as part of our agreement before the rental and were surprised to hear about additinal fee.
If you rent this property you need to be aware that you have to clean the house exactly the way as you have enetered.
The money you pay for cleaning are just to put clean shits on the bed.
In this case, staying in a hotel might save you the trobble.
Response from Windcliff Properties, Inc. - 12/13/2008
Thank your for your comments. We wish to clarify that there is never a cleaning fee for any of our houses unless the home is left in a disorderly state, in which case we have the right as spelled out in our rental agreement to charge an extra fee for cleaning.