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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Florissant, Missouri, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay here so much 2 years ago that we decided to come back. Our room facing Lake Estes was comfortable, clean, and attractive, and the view was wonderful. The people at the desk were friendly and helpful. The location was a little tricky to find, so look for their sign near the marina on Big Thompson Road.

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Thornton, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I recently stayed here. The front desk staff was incredibly helpful and polite. The one person that stands out above all the the others was the bar manager, James Kocer. He was short staffed and did an amazing job taking care of people at the bar. During our visit, there was a wedding party and it was... More

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

Billy K, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to share your experience! I am pleased to see that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and that you were able to take advantage of some of our in-house amenities. We hope that you will join us again next time you are in the area! Thank you again for... More

Lakewood, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a weekend getaway to see the festival and we decided to head to the bar. There was a filled room of a wedding party and the dinner crowd filled the dinning room. A young man tending the bar was running the whole place. His name was James Kocer, he was in great spirits even though he was... More

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

Tonya D, I am so glad that you enjoyed your time with us - James is one of our star employees and is always willing to go the extra mile to help our guests. Even when we have events in house (such as a wedding) we try to make sure all of our guests are taken care of and happy.... More

Dillon, Colorado, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Stay! Water view with 2 balconies thanks to Kevin Johnson who also added our AAA discount on check in. Nicole Cesare, at the front desk, was so helpful by sharing what local things to do and always smiling plus keeping the fresh cookie and coffee bin full. James Kocer was a tireless waiter!

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

Kathy B, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to share your experience with fellow travelers. Kevin, James and I were all pleased to serve you during your stay. We hope that our helpful advice lead you to some wonderful adventures - and even greater memories! We look forward to seeing you again next time you are... More

phx
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had traveled around Colorado for a week and when I found this resort I was very anxious to get there after a 6 hour drive. Other places we had visited the people were not that friendly. Sophia at the front desk was so nice and welcoming on the phone prior to making the decision to stay there or in... More

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

carol a, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are delighted that you found our resort to be welcoming and friendly! Sophia, James and Cory are just a few of our dedicated staff here at the resort; all of our staff try their best to welcome our guests and accommodate any and all requests. If you travel to... More

Dillon, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very good, but the service from Kevin Johnson was excellent. There were a couple of issues we had that he took care of immediately over and above our expectations. Because of Kevin, we are likely to come back to the Estes Park Resort for years to come. Thank you, Sean Butson

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

Mr. Butson, Thank you for choosing to stay with us! I am pleased to see that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We strive to go above and beyond for all of our guests; and encourage guests to let us know if there is anything we can do to improve a stay. Just as you experienced, we try to deal with... More

Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews 67 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here 5 nights in September. Room was on the 2nd level overlooking the lake. I must say the view is just great! The hotel (not really a resort) is nicely situated on the Lake and is next to the marina. There's also a lovely 1.25 mile path that takes you to Downtown Estes park. The front desk staff is... More

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

Esprit_2012, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to share your experience! We appreciate that you took the time to give us feedback on how we may improve; I can assure you that all of your comments will be shared with the appropriate department managers and used to better our resort. I am glad that overall it... More

Nebraska
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally we stay in a cute little cabin rental right outside Rocky Mountain National Park but our stay was only for one night so our options in the area were limited. We chose Estes Resort because of the convenience and availability but it ended up costing us $269 for the night PLUS $30 in fees. I've stayed in amazing rooms... More

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

Jess3646, Thank you for choosing to stay at our resort! I am sorry that we did not exceed your expectations. While our rates are on the higher end over summer, we do not charge any resort fees or additional fees other than taxes; if you have any questions about your bill or are concerned there may have been an error,... More

Verona, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't necessarily consider this a class "resort". It appears that they have done some renovating, so some of the finishes are nice and new. The worst part about our stay was the noise level. The room adjacent to us had small children and we could hear cries which sounded like they were in the same room. Very loud! It... More

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

jammerlammy, Thank you for being our guest! I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay overall. I apologize for the inconvenience caused by the noise from other guests. Hopefully you will get the opportunity to try our restaurant next time you are in Estes Park - I recommend the Grilled Asparagus spring salad or our Reuben! Thank you... More

Tucson, Arizona
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88 reviews 88 reviews
19 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hotel and not a resort. Great location, nice view, but way overpriced. The rooms were nice, comfortable but I would expect that at any nice hotel chain. The bar was nice and not over priced but it was empty in the middle of the tourist season.

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

DesertRobin, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us as well as fellow travelers. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations as a resort - if there is anything in particular that you wish we had offered or amenities that you would have liked to see in house, I invite you to contact... 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*
Number of rooms: 54
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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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