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The Maxwell Inn

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553 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Maxwell Inn in early April. Dana and Peter made us feel at home with their friendly service and catered to our every need. They are very down to earth people. The room was comfortable and is within walking distance to the town. Their daughter Gillian is a lovely girl who helped entertain our two toddlers. If you want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My military boyfriend and I went up to Estes/RMNP for Easter weekend and spent Saturday night at the Maxwell Inn. It was one of the best places I've stayed ever, and especially on a budget. The woman at the front desk was very genuine, sweet and helpful. The room was clean, beautiful and comfortable. We had the single king room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

When we booked this room we did not expect the weather in Estes Park to be extremely cold and snowy (-10 degrees) during our visit. We only traveled from the Colorado Springs area to get away for a few days. The very comfortable updated room maintained heat very well considering the age of the motel. The owners live on site... More 

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MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay and your experience at The Maxwell Inn, future guests will appreciate your feedback. We want all of our visitors to enjoy their stay and their time in Estes Park, with that, we welcome the opportunity to offer personalized suggestions of what to do and see. We hope that you... More 

Parker, Colorado, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed at the Maxwell Inn for a couple of nights as a mountain getaway with our college age daughter. While the room was small, it was clean and the amenities were good. We especially enjoyed the DVD library and excellent recommendations for nearby restaurants.

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MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at with us at The Maxwell Inn. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our cozy and comfortable rooms and our complimentary DVD library. We look forward to seeing you again in 2015! More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We (My husband, our 2 year old son and I) spent Christmas eve and day at the Maxwell Inn and we couldn't be happier. The service was excellent, the room was spotless clean, and they accommodated all our needs, requests and questions. Everything was very comfortable and clean, and although the bathroom was a bit too small, we were extremely... More 

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MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your Christmas at The Maxwell Inn. It was our pleasure to host your family for the holidays. We hope you three have a wonderful 2015, and let us know when you are ready to come back and stay with us! More 

Branson, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Dana and Peter are great hosts. Very friendly and attentive. Room was average, but comfortable. Heavy winds, below zero, never knew it from the room. We were very warm. Place is very quiet. Breakfast is quick, minimal, but very satisfying. And you never find Biscotti's anywhere else. Thought I died and went to heaven. Located a ten minute or less... More 

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MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Gary - It was great meeting you. Thank you choosing to spend your Christmas at The Maxwell Inn. It's not everyday, but we try to change up our breakfast offerings here and there, so it's great to hear that the Biscotti's were a hit. Please keep us in mind the next time you visit Estes Park. Happy New Year! More 

Denver, Colorado
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

My wife and I have taken day trips to Estes Park for years, but decided to try an overnight stay this year for my birthday. We chose the Maxwell Inn based on the great reviews here, and we weren't disappointed. The hotel is in a beautiful spot with great views, it feels very quiet and secluded, but downtown Estes Park... More 

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MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in August for two nights and loved everything about our stay. The rooms are basic, but very clean and comfortable. Our main goal was to be at the Rocky Mountain Park, and the location is perfect for that. Beautiful short walk to the town along the river. Dana and Peter were awesome hosts, they... More 

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DanaMax553, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay this summer. Our future guests will appreciate your feedback about the continental breakfast, amenities (fire pit and hot tub) and our rooms. We hope that you and your husband think of The Maxwell Inn for you next stay in Estes Park! More 

Greeley, colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My family of seven stayed this weekend to watch the Catch the Glow Parade and to explore Estes Park. This motel is perfectly located for both activities. A short 10 minute walk took us into town and we had front row seats for the start of the parade. This was awesome considering people had been saving seats for hours and... More 

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DanaMax553, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, the Catch the Glow Parade and your weekend in Estes Park! Our continental breakfast ( cereal, muffins, yogurt, coffee, orange juice and milk) is enough to get you going in the morning and we are happy to recommend some of our favorite places around town for great hot breakfasts,... More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife & I stayed here for 2 nights in July 2014 as part of a road trip, we had been to Estes before and pre-booked the Maxwell as we liked the location on the edge of town. We were not disappointed, we were greeted like old friends, & made to feel very welcome. Our room was on the first... More 

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DanaMax553, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for thinking of your lovely stay and writing a review. It was a pleasure talking with you and helping you with recommendations of restaurants and things to do in Estes Park. We appreciate all you kind words about the Inn and look forward to having you stay with us the next time you are in the states. More 

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