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23 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the hotels in Manitou Springs are Mom and Pop type motels. There was a comfort inn and a days inn, but you won't find any Hilton or Marriott properties here-but that adds to the charm of the area. When I booked, I picked a cabin, but when we got there the owner suggested we look at another to... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at the El Colorado were more than accommodating! We had all but one night planned for our week stay...we were sure we wouldn't have problems finding a place. We were wrong and by chance contacted the staff for an "emergency" need. We have 2 small children and had 2 dogs with us. They said "of course" we have... More

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Dallas, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great place at a very fair price. $99 for a room with a separate bedroom, and a door! If you have kids, you know this is a huge bonus! The room we stayed in had a double bed in the main area (along with a TV, fridge, microwave and window a/c unit) and a double bed in the separate bedroom... More

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Gardner, Kansas
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Overall satisfied for a budget vacation. Pet Friendly. No real issues. Get what you pay for. Comfortable, Clean rooms, friendly staff, most of the things you need. Extended family (kids, parents, grandparents) stayed in 3 different cabins for 1 week. Each cabin had different kitchen utensils/pans so made cooking difficult. Some kitchens not very modern. Pool not heated while there.... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

While spending the night in this motel, my husband awoke at 2:00 a.m. itching uncontrollably all over his body, so much so that he could no longer sleep. We turned on the light to discover that he had bug bites all over his body. We then looked on the bed where he had been laying and found a small bed... More

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kat8888, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

"NO SIGNS OF BED BUGS IN CABIN 11" reported by GLOBAL PEST CONTROL 6/17/14. If the guests had bed bugs, they brought them in. This was their 2nd night of lodging. Possibly enough time for the bugs to come out of their luggage. We have not had any complaints before or after these guests departed. We have an annual contract... More

Weston, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Smaller but clean and staff was very pleasant. Not many ammenities given here, but nice view. Absolutely LOVED the kids play area however. Gave us a great day to just swim and let the kids play basketball or ride bikes. Perfect for a family get away.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

These rustic cabins are small but cozy. The room was very clean, and I enjoyed the Indian/kokopelli motif. The staff was very gracious to us. We were able to stay within our budget of $50-70 due to seasonal discounts. There was no hairdryer or coffee pot, but they did have a fridge and microwave. They didn't charge us extra for... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We were at the Lodge on Feb 7-9 , the Lodge was exactly as expected, we had cabin #27 . The staff went above and beyond in service. We had a very late check in and they waited up for us. The only minor point, no shampoo, but not an issue since we had brought some. The fireplace was great... More

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Lakewood, Colorado, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We stayed at The El Colorado Lodge this past weekend and enjoyed it as usual. my mother from North Dakota and my family stayed in cabin 25 and could not have been more pleased. We had requested extra blankets and pillows and all was waiting for us already in the cabin. It was a extremely cold outside but stayed toasty... More

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

El Colorado Lodge in Manitou Springs, Colorado has small southwestern-themed cabins. We liked having the privacy--no noise, no footsteps in the hall, etc.--of being in a cabin and being able to pull up right next to our door. Our cabin had a bit of an odd layout, entering into the largest bedroom, then through a very small hallway kitchenette, and... More

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Address: 23 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Location: United States > Colorado > El Paso County > Manitou Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
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Adobe cabins at the foot of Pikes Peak on 4 acres. Distinctive, Rustic Southwestern Flavor. Seasonal Fireplaces & Heated Pool. Hot tub. Meeting Room,Party Pavilion,BBQ grills, some kitchenettes, Playground, Volleyball Court, Picnic Area, A/C, and Some Pet Friendly units. ... more   less 
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