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The Estes Park Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1700 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517 (Formerly Lake Shore Lodge Mountain Hotel & Conference Center)
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Ranked #18 of 29 hotels in Estes Park
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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 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice hotel with beautiful views and close to Rocky Mountain National Park Close to downtown Estes shops Peaceful and quiet with activities for family and children Rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable with nice balconys

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You're paying for the view. We didn't eat there after seeing the prices. Had to wait for our room at check-in. We weren't upset about it, but the person at the front desk gave us a couple free drink tickets so we could enjoy adult beverages at the bar(we thought that was very nice). Later when we went to use... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we only could do a one night, last second "escape", the Estes Park Resort Lodge was perfect for my wife and I and did the trick. First, it's location is perfect as you enter Estes Park it's one of the first hotels and it's easy access is great as the more you have to drive through this summer resort... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid almost $300 for it mainly for the location to the Rocky Mountain National Park. It was very pricey for what we got. Only ate breakfast once and it was not so great so I would not recommend it. The room is outdated. The young people working at the front desk were friendly but did not know some simple... More

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Denver, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am shocked at how much Estes Park Resort is charging for their dated rooms and shabby construction. The carpeting is tacky and old; the walls are paper thin; and the plumbing running through the surrounding rooms extremely loud. To top it off we actually found a bug made up in our bed........... gross!!!!! The front desk service is horrible!!!!... More

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Loveland, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you arrive at the hotel, you are immediately refreshed by the view. The hotel and room appearance is nice and clean. However, the entry way to my room had a strong odor of urine the entire time. The bed was very comfortable with the bedding and restroom clean. I might stay here again, but definitely not in the same... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we only had an overnight stay but it was very enjoyable with a nice view of the lake and mountains from our balcony. We ate in the restaurant which was okay but they were out of the featured elk steak.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I would not eat here due to the pricey menu, our stay was fabulous! The room was beautiful, well-stocked with everything we needed and comfortable. Kids loved the pool and the grounds. Just a beautiful setting and a bargain for the room as well.

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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great location and for families would be perfect! It is right on the beach at the marina and near a playground. The rooms are large and have recently been remodeled. The vanity and sink are in the room which is convenient. I think it is a little overpriced but would definitely stay there again.

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Aspen, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The front desk agent was a one man show, but it clearly taking a toll on him. Slow service and explanation is they will get to it. Another guest ask for the lobby coffee to be changed twice in 20 minutes. No effort was made. When we checked in we felt like we were inconveniencing the front desk agent. The... More

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Address: 1700 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517 (Formerly Lake Shore Lodge Mountain Hotel & Conference Center)
Location: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Estes Park Resort 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Lake Shore Lodge Mountain Hotel Estes Park
Lake Shore Lodge Mountain Hotel And Conference Center
Lake Shore Hotel
Lake Shore Estes Park

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Welcome to The Estes Park Resort! The only lodging available on Lake Estes, overlooking not only Lake Estes, but also the peaks of Rocky Mountain National Park. Our Full Service Convention Resort has been completely remodeled, every guest room and public area has the finest offerings you will find anywhere in the area! Our Grand Ballroom has the ability to host up to 150 people for your reception, and larger amounts for your corporate events. Our outdoor wedding ceremony site will provide the most scenic backdrop available anywhere in Colorado and provide you with years of memories! Our Waterfront Grille and Lounge offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, along with Room Service, and special events such as Ladies Night, every Thursday, and a beautiful Sunday Brunch from 10am-2pm every weekend. Experience the finest and most modern resort in the area, experience The Estes Park Resort. ... more   less 
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