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Dao House

6120 Highway 7, Estes Park, CO 80517 (Formerly Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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new haven, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a little run down but the rooms and cabins are lovely - they are basic but they have all they need and the setting cannot be beat. Every person we encountered was pleasant and helpful and seemed truly to want to make your stay great. We had dinner at the restaurant and it was great - good, homecooked... More 

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Deport, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Dao House the nights before and after hiking Longs Peak. We were up graded as soon as we checked it. The views of Rocky Mountain National Park are amazing. The staff is very friendly and caring. Our room was great! The grounds are well kept and the lodge is very nice. Exactly what we... More 

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We booked two nights but left after the first night it was so uncomfortable. The cabins are really old and have a very unpleasant smell to them. There is nothing relaxing about this place other than view. There is no cell service or wifi here so beware if you can't be out of touch. It would have been great to... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I was invited to have dinner with friends who live in Estes Park. None of us had eaten at the restaurant but we had heard that they served organic healthy food. When we arrived I noticed that the main lodge looked very shabby and run-down. The exterior could really use a fresh coat of paint. When we entered the lodge... More 

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Bridge City, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Took their wagon ride which is $30/person. Short ride. Had a stop for a fire, toasting marshmallows & hot chocolate, all these were good. Wranglers knew their horses & surroundings. Thought the ride should have been longer, ride was about 15 minutes to & from lodge & 45 minutes at fire pit area.Pricy ride. Lunch was good at the lodge... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I enjoyed my stay so much! The charm of the Lodge, the happiness of the staff and the powerful energy of the location were a perfect place to heal from the bustle of the city. I enjoyed so much in taking part in the Tai Chi lessons, acupuncture and massage therapy. I have even continued the Tai Chi at home.... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I think the main problem is it should have closed for the season, early Oct. was not a good time to visit. I am not sure it would good even during the summer. they had water problems, so we had only very hot water, then no water. I heard the plumbers talking to one of employees, and they mention this... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was the final stop on our 2 week trip with friends and we had picked this place on purpose as the menu online looked fantastic and the location was amazing. Estes park is just outside Rocky Mountain National Park and the views from the hotel are fantastic. The lodges were comfortable and well appointed although the free wifi was... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

After paying over $200 per night for a hotel you have some basic expectations. One being a room that is cleaned daily. During our stay we came back to our room after a day in Estes to find it untouched. I called the front office as was told the housekeepers were gone for the night. Shower would go from warm... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I recently stayed at Aspen Lodge for a nice personal retreat. It was home base for enjoying all the camping and hiking around the area. The lodge was hit pretty hard with flooding last year. They have cleaned up the property. This is a more rustic property, but also a great buy for the price. There is no cell phone... More 

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