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Gateway Inn

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200 West Portal Road, P.O. Box 1169, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed nicely and slept well, however last time when we came a few years ago they did evening meals. The breakfast was poor and there was no one to say goodbye to at check out. A fine place to stay but not as friendly as we remembered.

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Parker, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this little Inn in Grand Lake! The place was very warm and cozy and seems to invite hanging out with friends or family. Even down to the board games placed on the tables. The scenery is fantastic, there is a great view of the lake. We were there in the winter but I would love to be out on... More 

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Thank macojones
LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. The view is wonderful all year long but in the summer it is great to be able to relax on the patio and not freeze! Come back and see us when it's warm! More 

Colorado
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48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is very comforting and inviting. The rooms are cute and authentic. They patio out back is wonderful during the day and at night. We have been there a few times and met a few celebrities in the lobby.

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Thank Saebr18
LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us! Come back and see us soon! More 

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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here on a family trip. We initially chose it for it's very close to Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). When we arrived we found the hotel itself and the town of Grand Lake is more interesting than we expected. First of all, it is close to RMNP, only ~10-min driving to the west entrance. (Oh, right... More 

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! Yes, sadly in the winter Trail Ridge road is closed due to tons of snow, however it is a wonderful drive in the summer and takes you right to Estes Park. The wildlife here is amazing and we are so glad that you were able to enjoy it. Come back and see us soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Great view on Lake and mountains Great decor in room, loby and lounge Great staff. Nice, smiling and helpful Great food... the pizza was awsome! Relaxing with a cold beer by the fire pit on the terrace while enjoying the view is a must if you are staying in Grand lake for a couples of days.

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1 Thank Jerome K
LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Come back and visit us soon! Happy Holidays! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Nice, spacious and clean rooms with everything you need. Our room had a balcony, but not a problem if you don't get one as the bar has a cool outside decking area with plenty of seating and fires. The bar was also a bonus. A great place for our three night stay in Grand Lake!

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Thank Bendy_Man
LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the great review. We hope you come back to visit again sometime soon. More 

Denver, Colorado
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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I remember seeing Gateway Inn during a quick trip through Grand Lake a couple of years ago, and it was one of those places where you think, "I'd love to stay there one day." Well, thanks to Groupon, we had the opportunity :) Upon entrance, you'll see the hunting lodge decor. Staff was friendly. Rooms were clean. Bed was comfortable.... More 

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Thank M K
LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We hope that you come again and enjoy happy hour and s'mores, it is wonderful to enjoy the fire pits on the deck and watch the sunset. We are very sorry to hear about the dog barking in the cabin house! That is our only dog friendly area. Next time if... More 

Uruma, Japan
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Service here is Top Notch! We arrived around 8pm and were greeted with a warm welcome that was truly genuine. The room was amazing, from the comfort of the bed to the rustic wood furniture that gives the Gateway its charm. We will be back! This is a jewel at the Headwaters of the Colorado river.

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Thank RedDucs
LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We pride ourselves in great, friendly customer service and try to make your stay and enjoyable as possible. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We arrived in the evening. The front desk person was also the bartender, but immediately made us feel at home with her nice personality. First thing I noticed, the hotel is very clean and nice looking! There was a very nice crowd in the bar and everyone seemed to be having a nice time. The room was so nice! Balcony,... More 

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Thank Judy P
LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. The fire pits are wonderful in the evening. Especially with it getting a little chilly outside. I'm happy that the staff was able to give wonderful recommendations. We do pride ourselves in having wonderful and friendly customer service. We hope to see you in the future! More 

Bloomingdale, Illinois
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The lobby and the rooms have a hunting lodge motif. They have a great bar with free popcorn and a deck with fire pits overlooking the lake, but the bed was too soft and lumpy for our liking. The breakfast was adequate.

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1 Thank Jim P
LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry that you didn't enjoy the beds! Some people love them and some people hate them. I guess it all depends on your preference ;). We are glad that you enjoyed the view of the lake. It is wonderful up here in the Rocky Mountains especially with a nice fire to relax at. We hope to see you... More 

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