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Gateway Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   200 West Portal Road, P.O. Box 1169, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Grand Lake
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we were checking in at the front desk, my husband handed me his credit card and I let him know I had prepaid the room. The churlish macho front desk attendant said to me, "so you never had to leave show a credit card when you checked into a hotel before?" Not sure where the hostility came from but... More

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Denver, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Rustic feel, great views, affordable, very clean. Staff was awesome. Loved the bar! We will definitely stay again and will recommend this place to everyone. The Great room had board games, cards, shuffle board for adults or children. Very nice deck although it was really cold and snowy. Cozy atmosphere and very relaxing. A place where... More

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Winter Park, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Affordable. Close to town. Nice little bar. Comfy beds. Nice displays of stuffed animals. Free breakfast cereal and coffee. Good view from one side of hotel. Would stay again. I think that's about it.

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Gatewayinn, General Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay. All of the stuffed animals were not killed to decorate the wall they were found on the road. Hope you stay again with us soon! More

Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We purchased 2x rooms through Groupon for our family vacation here (3x adults, 8 kids [ages from 6 mths -10 y/o]). The rooms were spacious and comfy. I read other reviews that stated that the mattresses weren't comfortable and the staff was rude towards their children. However, that WAS NOT the case during our stay. Even with 8x kids running... More

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Gatewayinn, General Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay! We strive to make the guest feel comfortable as possible and are improving the rooms all the time. Even though you are moving hopefully you can take a vacation and stay with us again! More

Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed 6 nights at Gateway Inn at the end of February. Rooms were clean and price was right. The Inn is appropriately decorated for the area. We have already recommend to several of our friends and family. We were in Grand Lake for snowmobiling and snowshoeing in RMNP. The Inn was in the perfect location for our needs. We... More

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Gatewayinn, General Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review! We are happy you enjoyed your stay! Usually during the night time there won't be any snowmobiles riding around but we can not control that. Happy that did not bother your sleep! Hope you stay with us again some time! Also thank you for recommending our place to your friends and family! More

Denver, Colorado, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Not a bad place to spend a couple of nights. Was there at the end of February to do some snowmobiling. Nice lobby bar with 2 for 1 happy hour specials and a great wrap around deck with wonderful views. Also the rooms had comfortable beds and pillows. But we were disappointed with the hot tub. We checked it out... More

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Broomfield, Colorado
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We spent the weekend in Grand Lake last week. We stayed at the Gateway Inn. What a beautiful place! The inside is so charming, starting with the check-in area. It carries through into the rooms. We had a beautiful room with a balcony and view of the lake. The fireplace and decor was so warm and cozy. The staff was... More

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Gatewayinn, General Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review! We are happy you had such a great stay. We have worked long and hard to make the place look rustic and comfortable. In the summer the deck is amazing! Also we have complimentary s'mores to be made! Hope you see you again soon! More

Andover, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I just stayed at the Gateway Inn again. I stayed there about 5 years ago, just expecting a hotel room and really enjoyed my stay. I’ve been there 4 times since, once with my wife and three kids and other times with friends. Everybody I’ve been with loves it. Things I like: Pretty much in Grand Lake, but overlooking it... More

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Gatewayinn, General Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review and being thorough! We are very happy that you love our hotel that you have come back so many times! This hotel is family friendly but for the most part you see more kids staying here in the summer when they are out of school. The sliding puck game is called a shuffle board... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Ive recently returned from the Gateway Inn and i can honestly say that this place was amazing the staff was courteous and knowledgable the rooms were outstanding the views from either your patio or the deck downstairs was breathtaking they were very good to me and my 3 young children the local townspeople were also very nice we rented snowmobiles... More

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Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

On every occasion we had a chance to speak with the staff we were ignored, argued with, or dismissed. We were just having a little getaway weekend. The directions to the hotel were so far off track that we actually passed the sign and didn't see it because we were looking the wrong way. When we called, the hotel staff... More

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Additional Information about Gateway Inn

Also Known As:
Gateway Hotel
Gateway Hotel Grand Lake
Gateway Grand Lake
Address: 200 West Portal Road, P.O. Box 1169, Grand Lake, CO 80447
Location: United States > Colorado > Grand County > Grand Lake
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Grand Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gateway Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Gateway Inn is situated along a national scenic byway, 1 mile from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park and the charming unspoiled village of Grand Lake. Our spacious & comfortable rooms are furnished in beautiful hand made log furniture with recently purchased upgraded mattresses and bedding to ensure a great night of rest. Guest rooms are equipped with A/C, refrigerators, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons, and flat screen satellite TVs. Our amenities include a lounge with shuffleboard, a full bar, and a total body fitness center including sauna, hot tub, weight room, and massage services. ... more   less 
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