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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having only one weekend as a summer vacation we decided to spend a little more than usual & stay at Estes Park Resort. We couldn't have been more disappointed. The reception staff barely greeted us & seemed to hate his job; he checked us in but was almost rude. Our $250 room looked like it had been partly updated but... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently stayed at Estes Park and paid a not inconsiderable charge for a room " with a partial view ". We expected at least a view of part of the lake or the mountains, what we got was a view of a wall and the road outside reception !The room was dark and depressing , thankfully we were only staying... More

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Denver, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for two nights on the weekend in August 2014. The Hotel has a lakefront location with nice views from the terrace outside the restaurant and apparently some rooms, not mine. I stayed in a room on the first floor with an inside connection to the room next door, which was occupied by noisy unrelated persons and lacked any... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good time out there. Kids enjoyed the swimming pool a lot. The rooms were clean. We has great view. The morning coffee was good as well. There was enough parking space unlike some other hotel in Estes park

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Nicole C, Front Office Manager at The Estes Park Resort, responded to this review

Zooste1, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to share your experience! It seems like you enjoyed your stay overall and has the opportunity to take advantage of some of our in-house amenities. Next time you are in Estes Park, I highly recommend our restaurant - we are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. One of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the Estes Park Resort. First off the staff were really helpful and the customer service was excellent. The resort had a busy weekend with several weddings. The staff went out of there way to make sure that our experience was great. Our room wasn't quite ready at the 4:00 check in time, so we were both (my husband and... More

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Nicole C, Front Office Manager at The Estes Park Resort, responded to this review

Suzersnews, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other guests! I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you mentioned, we do our best to make sure that all guest rooms are ready by 4pm but if for any reason they are not, we will try to make our guests... More

Kokomo, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to EP Resort for meetings last week. Their website looked so good we decided to add a few days before and after our meetings so we could enjoy the resort and the area. When we walked into the resort for check-in, we stood in front of the man at the front desk for nearly a minute before he... More

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Buffalo, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were looking for an upscale hotel with a great view. We were more than satisfied with these goals - our room had a wonderful view, and the room was gorgeous. The bed was a highlight - probably the nicest hotel bed I've ever slept in. The hotel itself is beautiful, with plenty of gorgeous vistas as... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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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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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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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