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Deer Crest Resort

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1200 Fall River Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517 (Formerly Deer Crest Chalet)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Juda, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling and visiting our daughter from Loveland, CO. Resort was very peaceful with a bubbling brook right outside The elk showing up was a bonus and the hot tub helped the muscles after long hikes. Staff was informative on places to venture to and where to avoid. It was perfect for wondering away from chaos.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the location on the river and near RMNP. The owner was extremely nice. The room was very clean and right by the river. We even enjoyed the hot tub during the snowfall. They offered free hot cocoas, teas, popcorn, snowshoes, and dvd rentals from the office. They also provide charcoal for the grills on the river. What more... More 

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Richmond, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited Estes Park for my 31st birthday. One of the main reasons we booked a room at Deer Crest was because it was an "Adults Only" hotel. We wanted a quiet, relaxing place to stay so that we could enjoy nature and Deer Crest was just what we were looking for. The resort is quite small... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I stayed at this hotel this winter. Nice rooms, view of the river. We saw elk around the hotel. It was the 100th birthday celebration at Rocky Mountain national park. A short drive from the hotel to the park visitor center.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We stayed at the Deer Crest after participating in the very fun Whiskey Warm Up event that they hold each winter in Estes. It's a bit further from downtown than we've typically stayed, but it's still a very walkable distance to the main part of Estes, and it's quiet, well-kept, and beautiful. The owners are extremely nice folks, and the... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We loved everything about this cozy resort. I felt like I was staying at my Grandma's lake cabin only it was even better! (no one tell my grandma!) The furnishing are older but very comfortable and exceptionally clean. The king sized bed was firm but comfortable. The in-room gas fireplace was very charming and worked well. The bathroom looked newly... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Staying at Deer Crest was like staying in my grandparent's coach house, if I had grandparents that owned a coach house. We stayed in the Fireplace Mini suite, which had a giant, comfy queen bed, a small sitting area, a gas fireplace, a small kitchen (furnished with all the utensils one might need-- forgot the wine bottle opener again? No... More 

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Lago Vista, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a great time and the resort was super clean and staff was extremely friendly and professional. It was quiet and we got a great value for the money. We were able to use snowshoes at no cost and the park is nearby. We will definitely be back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Wife and I stayed here for 3 days in October. We chose this primarily on price as they slash their published prices at the end of the season in October. Very much an "Old School" and "Mom and Pop" operation as others have noted, an absolutely lovely property, great peaceful location and delightful on site owner Ken who seems to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at this adult only, non-smoking resort. Ideally located for our adventures into RMNP and Estes Park. The room was very clean and maintained. Fresh and spacious. Having the river run through the property added to the appeal of our time visiting.

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