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2.5 of 5 Lodge   |   23 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014
Wendy H Lakewood, Colorado, United States
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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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Tularosa, New Mexico
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family had found this place to gather for Christmas. It is pet friendly. We were there 3 nights. We had reserved space that was pet friendly, had two beds, a fireplace and a kitchen. In 'historic adobe cabins' The cabin was tiny, maybe 3 feet of closet space ( it was open, no door) The kitchen was a bar sink.... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Once again we made our yearly trip to the El Colorado Lodge. The weather was perfect and we had a lovely time. The room was spotless and the extra blankets, towels, and pillows I had requested were already in the room. The new bed spreads are very pretty. We gathered friends and family for a special visit and the staff... More 

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North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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 August 17, 2014

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
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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
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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
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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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20 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
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Address: 23 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Location: United States > Colorado > El Paso County > Manitou Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Colorado Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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