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Black Bear Lodge

12255 Highway 34, P.O. Box 609, Grand Lake, CO 80447
Black Bear Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a night at Black Bear Lodge in late June and really wish we'd stayed longer. Co-owner, Therese, is the friendly, helpful face behind the front desk, and even upgraded us to a bigger room for free (before we even got to see the room we booked). Robert is happy to chat about their love and respect for the... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a couple of nights at the Black Bear Lodge in Grand Lake. This motel was recently acquired by a couple who are re-investing in the property to improve the accommodations. Overall the room was clean and comfortable. The new owners are very friendly and helpful.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights and we totally enjoyed the Black Bear Lodge accommodations. First nice surprise was Robert and Theresa, the owners and very gracious hosts. They are passionate backpackers and talked about interesting hikes around Grand Lake. Second nice surprise was the breakfast. Even though when I made the reservation there was no mention of breakfast when we... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

When visiting Grand Lake, CO, we always choose this motel because of the price, location and views of mountains and lake. The property is clean and well kept. The rooms are updated, beds comfortable, and it is quiet. This motel is located a few miles outside of Grand Lake. Robert and Theresa are friendly and accommodating and willing to make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Had to stay over night at the last minute, visiting family staying in a local campground. A customer referred me to Robert at the Black Bear Lodge who was exremely accomodating to my last minute plans, and rentend me a very comfortable room. This property is being updated, and my room surely must have been one already done. Very comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Rooms are clean, comfortable, in simple rustic style. Price quite reasonable for Grand Lake area. Rooms don't have AC but no problems with heat or pollen in summer due to higher elevation than more touristy Estes Park to east. Set back enough from highway to escape road noise. Better than average continental breakfast. Proximity to west entrance to Rocky Mountain... More 

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Alto, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

so nice to have a convenient place - well kept, park at the door, scenic view, easy close access to Rocky Mountain National Park. Not crowded like Estes Park area. Lakes are so lovely and relaxing. Friendly owners - very helpful suggesting restaurants, etc.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place is located outside of Grand Lake. It is an older style motel where you can park in front of your room which is nice. Robert the owner, turned on the heater in our room when we called for a reservation. They have an adequate breakfast. The room was fine.

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have stayed at the Black Bear Lodge numerous times this Summer. Robert and Therese are absolutely wonderful. They take an interest in getting to know their guests and their preferences. They have made many improvements since taking over the lodge earlier this year. Every time I come back they have made another improvement. They have even asked me my... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stayed in a king room with kitchenette and found everything we needed. There is a new owner there, who is trying to upgrade the place. The sheets and towels are much better quality than is typically found in a motel type room. The internet works very well and is super fast. Out front are chairs with a great view... More 

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