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Hotel St. Nicholas

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303 3rd Ave, P.O. Box 1459, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
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Hotel St. Nicholas
Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Cripple Creek
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Morgan, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are into historical hotels - this should be at the top of your list. Once an old hospital turned into a nursing home - now a hotel. It has charm, but not the hotel if you want value. It is two blocks off the main gambling row.

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Adelaide, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently started life as a hospital run by the Sisters to care for sick and injured miners. Now stands as the best hotel in Cripple Creek on top of "Heart Attack Hill", more about that later! We stayed 4 nights and got there a day early, the room we had booked for the last 3 days was occupied but we... More

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Phoenix, AZ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took a motorcycle trip to Cripple Creek, CO last week. it was our first visit to Cripple Creek, with a side trip up Pike's Peak. I had researched several hotels in Cripple Creek on Trip Advisor and decided on the Hotel St. Nicholas because of it's price and location away from the gambling area two streets... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel on a Week night. The bar was not open so that was a Hugh disappointment based on the reviews we read about the bar. The flooring and stairs have lots of squeaks and groans so you hear anyone coming and going. If you get a room with the window above the door the light comes... More

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Cumming, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time at the St Nicholas hotel. The staff was great and the old boiler room turned bar was very cool. The hotel was kinda creepy but comfortable. I thought it was peaceful in fact though my wife had trouble sleeping. Would definitely recommend it.

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Dallas, TX
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111 reviews 111 reviews
29 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

First sight of this place is fabulously creepy, but inside it's charming. Rooms are sparkling, staff is friendly and easy going. So much wonderful history here. It's interesting to read up on the past of this fun hotel. Wish we had gone into the Boiler Room bar when we came back from the casinos, but we were tired. Summer visitors... More

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Loveland, Colorado
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123 reviews 123 reviews
47 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The St. Nicholas was built as a Catholic hospital in 1893 and sometime after the 1970s was refurbished and converted into a hotel. These conversions are never smooth, which showed in our room, which was oddly shaped, resulting in some tight spots. On the other hand, it was clean and appropriately furnished. The bed was not quite as hard as... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

On a hilltop overlooking the town, we had a lovely night here in June. Outside the casino boundary, it is quaint, quiet and charming. No pool or restaurant (except continental breakfast), but a fine step back in time.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I stayed there last month to go visit a friend who was working in Cripple Creek. The place is very antique and scary looking, but it was nice. The only negative reviews I have on this hotel is that the house cleaning is bad. I was looking for my shoe and noticed that under the bed was completely full of... More

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Arvada, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Came down to Cripple Creek for a quick getaway. Room #7 was very nice with the attached sunroom overlooking the town. I had pre-ordered a wine & cheese plate which was very nice before we headed down the hill for some gambling. Make sure you make time for a nightcap in the Boiler Room bar with Don the bartender in... More

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Address: 303 3rd Ave, P.O. Box 1459, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Location: United States > Colorado > Cripple Creek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
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Experience the historic Hotel St. Nicholas and enjoy an elegant and romantic 1898 mountain inn. Originally built as Cripple Creek’s first hospital, the hotel experienced a rich history serving the miners and gold kings who led the 1890’s gold rush. The restored hotel, quietly located just two blocks from gaming, features 15 individually decorated rooms, a rooftop Jacuzzi, a dry-sauna, the on-site Boiler Room Tavern, a full-service events room, and a full continental breakfast. ... more   less 
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