The Rocky Mountains in Colorado are the perfect place to stay in a cabin. Spend all day by the fire in winter or on the porch in summer.  Or hit the trails in Rocky Mountain National Park and have a cozy and comfortable place to return to at the end of the day.  Surrounded by towering mountains, often visited by wandering elk, and with easy access to the comforts of Estes Park, the cabins near Rocky Mountain National Park make the ideal place to stay on your Rockies vacation.   

However, there are a lot of cabins in the Rocky Mountains to choose from and the choice can be overwhelming.  Which is why we have carefully reviewed all of them and created a hand-picked shortlist for you to choose from. Here you will find the best Estes Park Colorado cabin rentals available. 

No time right now to read this comprehensive guide to the best Estes Park cabins for rent?  Pin It and save it for later: 

Where to Stay in th Rocky Mountains_The Best Cabins
Gorgeous Cabins in the Rockies You Will Never Want to Leave

Please note this post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission, at zero cost to you, if you make a purchase through a link. Please see our full Disclosure for more information. If you have any questions, please comment below.

If you’d prefer to stay in a house or studio, we have a separate guide with all the best Airbnbs (that are not cabins) in and near Estes Park listed. 

If you are traveling in winter, keep in mind that this area gets snow and most of the properties recommend that you have winter tires, chains or 4WD/AWD in order to access most of the cabins in Rocky Mountains, Colorado in winter weather. 

Best Cabin Rentals in Estes Park, Colorado Comparison Guide 

These quick reference tables are here to help you decide between different cabins for rent in Estes Park, Colorado.  

Cabins can vary in terms of their features, price and guest ratings. To make it easier to decide between the different cabin rentals Estes Park Colorado offers, the following table lists each place’s key features, so you can see at a glance the main benefits of each.  

If you are reading this on a mobile device, you might need to swipe to scroll across each listing. 

PropertyPhotoTypePetsGuestsRating (/5)Price & Availability
Hilltop Haven Hilltop Haven Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 24.9 CHECK NOW
Big Thompson Riverbank Big Thompson Riverbank Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 25.0CHECK NOW
High Pines High Pines Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin Yes 34.9 CHECK NOW
Historic Hot Tub Historic Hot Tub Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 44.9 CHECK NOW
Rockies Retreat Rockies Retreat Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 44.9 CHECK NOW
Musical Mountains Musical Mountains Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 44.9 CHECK NOW
Pine View Pine View Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin Yes 44.9 CHECK NOW
Rocky Reach Rocky Reach Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 44.9 CHECK NOW
Four SeasonsFour Seasons Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin Yes 44.9 CHECK NOW
Deluxe Downtown Deluxe Downtown Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 64.9 CHECK NOW
Beaver Meadows Beaver Meadows Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 64.9 CHECK NOW
Wildlife & Walking Wildlife and Walking Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National ParkCabin No 84.9 CHECK NOW

Best Estes Park Cabins for Rent 

Hilltop Haven for 2 

Hilltop Haven Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Named ‘Alpenhaven’ by its owners, this cabin rental in the Estes Park area is the perfect couples’ Colorado getaway.

With a jetted hot tub and huge picture windows, the property is made for enjoying the surrounding scenery. Guests may well see local wildlife, too, including hummingbirds, squirrels, chipmunks, deer and elk. Occasionally a bear, coyote, bobcat or mountain lion may also be spotted.

This rustic retreat also features a memory foam bed, fireplace and outdoor swing seat to ensure this is one of the most comfortable and romantic cabins in Estes Park. Of all Rocky Mountain cabin rentals, this one really gives a sense of place. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 2
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchenette with coffee maker, oven and stove, washing machine and dryer, heating and fireplace, cable TV, WiFi and workspace, backyard with hot tub and swing seat, parking, smoking permitted
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Rustic and secluded cabin for two
Cons: No pets, parties, guests under 21 or air conditioning
Good for: A couple seeking a romantic retreat
Hilltop Haven Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Hilltop Haven Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Big Thompson Riverbank Cabin for 2 

Big Thompson Riverbank Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

If you love to be close to the water as well as downtown amenities, then surely this is the pick of Estes Park cabin rentals for two. It is also ideal for nature lovers, due to the picturesque setting and local wildlife – guests can expect to spot hummingbirds, elk, chipmunks and deer. Rocky Mountain National Park cabins don’t come much closer than this, as the entrance is just a mile away from the site.

Shared with other cabins, this one includes access to facilities including hot tub, fire pits, BBQ grills and picnic tables. In the immediate area, this Estes Park cabin rental is convenient for hiking trails plus rock climbing and fishing areas. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 2
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker, oven and stove, heating, cable TV, WiFi, shared backyard with hot tub, fire pits and BBQ, parking
Rating: 5.0
Pros: Cozy cabin for two with great amenities
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking, washing machine or air conditioning
Good for: Couples who love the great outdoors
Big Thompson Riverbank Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Big Thompson Riverbank Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

High Pines Cabin for 3 

High Pines Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Run by an Airbnb Superhost, this is one of the best cabins to rent in Estes Park. This highly rated duplex has a romantic ambience. It comes with one Queen and one sofa bed, so it’s ideal for a small family or couple.

Stay well connected at this pick of the cabins in Estes Park, CO with high-speed WiFi and flatscreen cable TV. Sociable singles or couples will also love the shared hot tub on site. If you love to get away from it all – yet require access to modern technology – then this property may just be ideal among Estes Park rentals for you. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 3
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchenette, heating, cable TV, WiFi, shared backyard with hot tub, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Well-connected cabin for two to three with shared hot tub
Cons: No washing machine or air conditioning
Good for: A sociable couple or small family
High Pines Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
High Pines Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Historic Hot Tub Cabin for 4 

Historic Hot Tub Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

This is surely one of the most historic of all cabins in Estes Park with hot tubs. Dating from the late 19th century, the cabin has been fully modernized. It offers great views over Lumpy Ridge, and downtown and the famous Stanley Hotel are an easy downhill stroll away.

If you’re seeking cabin rentals in Estes Park, CO to accommodate a family of four, this one is ideal having a Queen bed plus two single sofa beds. Soaking in the hot tub or firing up the BBQ is a real treat after a day on the trails – especially with views like this. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, heating and fireplace, TV, WiFi and workspace, deck with BBQ and hot tub, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Elevated cabin for four with private hot tub
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking or air conditioning
Good for: A couple or small family seeking a relaxing stay
Historic Hot Tub Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Historic Hot Tub Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Rockies Retreat Cabin for 4 

Rockies Retreat Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

At 800 square feet, this is one of the more spacious cabins for rent in Estes Park, CO that can accommodate four. Positioned in a quiet part of town, the property is within easy walking distance of the park, making this a great option among Rocky Mountain cabins for rent.

Pleasant outdoor living is made possible by the porches, backyard and fire pit. Inside, the cabin is ultra comfortable with stylish decor, fireplace and full kitchen.  

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker, oven and stove, washing machine and dryer, portable fans, heating and fireplace, TV with Amazon and Netflix, WiFi and workspace, backyard with furniture and fire pit, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Cabin for four within walking distance of National Park
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking or air conditioning
Good for: A couple or small family seeking a relaxing stay
Rockies Retreat Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Rockies Retreat Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Musical Mountains Cabin for 4 

Musical Mountains Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

This property offers something a little different among Estes Park luxury cabins. The cheery yellow exterior is eye-catching, while inside it features a cool vibe. There are geometric prints, guitars hung on the walls, a piano and other instruments including ukelele, mandolin and bongo drums.

Man and Prospect Mountains can be seen from the deck, as well as downtown. Rental cabins in Estes Park, Colorado don’t come much more stylish and bohemian than this. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker, oven and gas cooker, portable fans and radiant heating, TV, WiFi and workspace, guitars and piano, deck with BBQ, parking
Rating:4.97
Pros: Boho cabin for four with cool, musical vibe
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking or air conditioning
Good for: Couples or small families looking for something different
Musical Mountains Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Musical Mountains Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Pine View Cabin for 4 

Pine View Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Are you looking for cabins for rent in Estes Park that are pet friendly? Then check out this property for four.

On the same site as High Pines, this one is a little more spacious. It also checks that ‘Estes Park cabin rentals with hot tub’ box as there is access to a shared one. Like High Pines, this one comes complete with fast WiFi and cable TV. There is also a kitchenette, cozy fireplace and private deck.  

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchenette, heating and fireplace, cable TV, WiFi, private deck, shared hot tub, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Cozy cabin for four with private deck
Cons: No washing machine or air conditioning
Good for: Couples or a small family seeking a compact cabin with connectivity
Pine View Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Pine View Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Rockies Reach Cabin for 4 

Rocky Reach Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

This carriage house themed cabin is in a really peaceful spot. This is one of the closest Rocky Mountain Park cabins to the park, being within hiking distance. The stores, restaurants and other attractions of downtown are just a few minutes’ drive.

If you want cabins in Estes Park with a hot tub this one is also great, as it has its very own, solely for guests’ use. Flatscreen TVs, a full kitchen, outdoor BBQ and soaking tub are among the other amenities making this cabin stand out. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker, oven and stove, air conditioning, heating and fireplace, flatscreen TV, WiFi and workspace, private deck with hot tub and BBQ, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Cabin for four on edge of Rocky Mountain National Park
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking, children under 12 or washing machine
Good for: Small families or couples requiring a hot tub and park access
Rocky Reach Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Rocky Reach Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Four Seasons Cabin for 6 

Four Seasons Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Suitable for all seasons, this Estes Park vacation rental has a huge deck for savoring those incomparable mountain sunsets. Positioned on a 2.5-acre site, this vacation cabin comes with a real feeling of space. Yet this is just four miles from downtown and seven from Rocky Mountain National Park.

Guests staying here can enjoy wildlife, hiking, horse riding and fishing, with snowshoeing and skiing available in winter. A fireplace and large kitchen offer great space for indoor relaxation, too. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, heating and fireplace, cable TV, WiFi and workspace, large deck with BBQ, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: All-seasons cabin for four with sublime views
Cons: No parties, smoking or air conditioning
Good for: Small group or family who love the outdoor life
Four Seasons Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Four Seasons Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Deluxe Downtown Cabin for 6 

Deluxe Downtown Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

It’s a tall order, but for anyone seeking Estes Park cabins on the river with hot tubs this one checks all the boxes. As well as that hot tub, this newly renovated cabin has a gazebo and picnic area.

As it is right by the river, guests can also go fishing just 40 feet away. To top it all, this is one of the best places to stay in Estes Park, Colorado as it’s just two blocks from downtown.

This spacious cabin has a large 55-inch TV and some great lounging furniture, as well as a fireplace for cozy evenings in. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 6
Number of rooms: 3
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, luxury toiletries, ceiling and portable fans, heating and fireplace, 55” HDTV, WiFi and workspace, backyard with BBQ and picnic area, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Riverside cabin for six close to downtown
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking or air conditioning
Good for: Groups or families wanting a peaceful spot near downtown amenities
Deluxe Downtown Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Deluxe Downtown Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Beaver Meadows Cabin for 6 

Beaver Meadows Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Completely remodeled in 2019, its proximity to the park makes this one of the top Rocky Mountain National Park cabin rentals. Choose to stay at this property close to the Beaver Meadows entrance, and you could even hike straight into the park.

Dating from the 1940s, this cabin offers 930 square feet of living space, and has a full kitchen plus backyard with outdoor deck. While there are other cabins at the location, this one’s higher position gives guests the best views around. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 6
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, portable fans, heating and fireplace, TV with Amazon and Netflix, WiFi and workspace, backyard with BBQ, fire pit, deck and furniture, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Cabin on park borders with lots of outside space
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking or air conditioning
Good for: Families or groups wanting to be close to the park
Beaver Meadows Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Beaver Meadows Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Wildlife & Walking Cabin for 8 

Wildlife and Walking Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

This three-bedroom chalet has to be one of the biggest cabins in the Rockies. Again, it’s also great for wildlife lovers – and those who wish to walk into the park.

A generous 1,750 feet of space is available to those who book this property. The park is just a quarter of a mile away, and the Rock Inn Tavern is also within walking distance. The Rocky Mountain National Park Visitor Center and downtown Estes Park can be reached in just a couple of minutes by car.

An enormous wraparound deck, mountain views, large yard and encounters with elk, bears and deer are highlights of a stay here. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 8
Number of rooms: 3
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, luxury toiletries, ceiling and portable fans, heating and fireplace, TV, WiFi and workspace, backyard with BBQ, wraparound deck, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Cabin with wraparound deck near park and wildlife
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking or air conditioning
Good for: A nature-loving larger family or group
Wildlife and Walking Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb
Wildlife and Walking Cabin Estes Park Rocky Mountain National Park
Photo Credit: Airbnb

Which is the best cabin, Estes Park for you? 

We rate all the cabins listed here very highly – as do numerous satisfied travelers. To read more reviews, click on the links below each listing.  

We have curated what we consider the best of Colorado Rocky Mountain cabins, but which is the best for your vacation will depend on factors such as the size of your party, whether or not you have a pet, if you want to self-cater or be close to restaurants and stores, and the amenities you are looking for. Whether you’re a couple looking to spend most of your time outside, a family looking to self-cater and keep the kids happy or a group traveling together, we hope this guide makes the selection process a little simpler and faster.  

Wherever you decide to stay, I hope this handy guide to selecting the best best cabins in Estes Park helps you to have an incredible trip. 


Do you have another cabin in Estes Park that you loved?  Leave a comment below.  

If you found this guide to the best Estes Park, Colorado cabins for rent helpful but are not quite ready to book your trip yet, Pin It so you can find it easily! 

Gorgeous Cabins in the Rockies You Will Never Want to Leave
Where to Stay in th Rocky Mountains_The Best Cabins

Read more accommodation guides here

Be sure to read my Guide to Visiting Rocky Mountain National Park to help plan your trip 


About the Reviewer 

James Ian Yosemite

James Ian has traveled to 82 countries and all 7 continents.  He has visited all of the main national parks in the United States, as well as many national monuments and state parks.

He has rafted through the Grand Canyon; rappelled down slot canyons near Zion and Arches; hiked among the hoodoos in Bryce and the enormous trees in Sequoia; admired the waterfalls in Yosemite and the colored hot springs in Yellowstone; seen moose in Grand Tetons and seals in the Channel Islands, and much more.

Read more…


As an Airbnb associate, I earn a commission when you book through those links.

Leave a Comment