Christmas at Cactus Rose
We will admit that we initially had reservations that Cactus Rose could actually hold 29 family members (based on space and overall square footage). Having said that, we were pleasantly surprised that we were able to hold 29 family members at Cactus Rose for a week!! The home was spacious enough where we did not feel trapped or constricted in anyway. The rooms were setup very nicely for our families. Beds were very comfortable. No complaints whatsoever about the living arrangements. The atrium was a nice getaway for adults from the little ones. If it were a tad bit warmer, we would have been on the rooftop sitting area more. The hot tub was a hit with everyone...in the 20 degree nights. The home was very clean. The resort staff were extremely courteous whenever we had questions. They were very helpful in restocking the home with bath towels and toilet paper for the bathrooms. We were really grateful that they accommodated our cars to allow two of the vehicles to park on the street for the week (w/a temporary parking permit). Now, the critique. Previous posts mentioned that the vacuum cleaner did not work. This was the case with us. Just purchase a cheap vacuum cleaner from Walmart and be done with that issue. One other minor critique....please, brighten up your interior rooms with better lighting!! It's not a funeral home...it's a BEAUTIFUL southwestern style home overlooking some of the best piece of land in the nation....invest in some brighter LED type lighting. Even with those very minor critiques, we still give Cactus Rose 5 stars. Overall, we were very happy with our stay at Cactus Rose. We would definitely stay there again. The owner was in communication with us on a consistent basis and the resort staff, top notch! Thank you for allowing us to stay at your home. It was truly a week that we will never forget.