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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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  • Location
    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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 yesterday NEW 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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Wind Lake, WI
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After much research, we chose this hotel for its unobstructed view of both the mountains AND Lake Estes for the 4th of July. We reserved a lake view room with a balcony. Beautiful!! Our room was located on the 3rd floor which most would consider the 2nd floor. The 1st floor was the basement with the pool and fitness center.... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled right on Estes Lake, this hotel has a setting that is hard to beat. The restaurant has expansive windows for enjoying the excellent lake view. Our room was spacious and comfortable. Clean and neat. We did have some discomfort with the ac in our room, however, as it blew only directly on us in bed, so we barricaded the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading many of the prior reviews on TripAdvisor, I requested a suite on the 2nd or 3rd floor many weeks before our arrival. Upon arrival at the hotel, however, we found out we were assigned a room on the lower level. Turns out to be the basement. Really not nice. There is a walk-out "patio" with 2 chairs. But... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is far from a resort! The $250+ a night cost for a room is definitely NOT worth it. I would rate this hotel equal to a $119 a night place. When we arrived we did not have any soap in our room, the patio and patio chairs were covered in bird poop and we had to ask daily... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel clean spacious rooms great staff waterfront grille top of the line food. Can't say enough about the wonderful time we had at this resort. They could not have done more for us while we were there!! Lots of beautiful views from our balcony.

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Nassau, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Estes Park Resort presents itself as a high-class resort on a lake. It is nothing more than a dated, tacky hotel offering abysmal services on a tiny lake across from an industrial part of town. First the hotel. What greets one in the lobby, aside from the garish carpeting and fake plants, are Christmas decorations on the fireplace mantle.... More

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I try to visit the Estes Park Resort as often as I can. Usually 3-4 times a year. My friends from the Denver area enjoy meeting me there and are as impressed as I am by the helpfulness and friendliness of staff. I spent two weeks this visit and hated to leave. It is my bastion of sanity after an... More

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Denver, Colorado
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel on Expedia & then the hotel called us to upgrade us to a Queen bedroom w/pullout couch & "lake view." Sounded nice so we agreed. However, the lake view was barely seen as the actual room was a semi basement room looking out at the parking lot from the bedroom & wall of concrete from 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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#4 Business Hotel in Estes Park #15 Romantic Hotel in 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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