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Discovery Lodge

2.0 of 5 800 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Gillette, Wyoming
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can tell that the place is taken care of and that they take pride in the place as well. Located right as you are pulling into town and is close to the grocery store, some restaurants and gas as well. Views, yes they have great views from where they are located and the staff is friendly... This would be... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our stay, beds were comfortable, ambiance was appropriate to decor. Not overpriced at all (unlike most other places in a very overpriced town). Hosts were friendly and helpful. I noticed that the lodge was pet friendly as well, even though our dog stayed at home.

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Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a balcony unit which was quite comfortable and old-fashioned. The view, much advertised, was not really that great and was marred by a huge electrical substation between us and the mountains (see photo). However there was a pleasant pond and elk grazed in the golf course, as predicted. In fact, those elk are wondering all over. Since we... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this hotel was surprisingly quaint and the staff was very helpful and very pleasant. I love that my husband and i can get away with our handicapped daughter and our elderly little service dogs. Easy access and plenty of things near by to entertain if we so choose. The only thing i was disappointed about was, that we couldnt get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The Discovery lodge is a wonderful place to stay, very clean, and had a balcony , with a beautiful view of the mountains. David was very helpful and so nice. Will stay there again, best deal in town,, nice stay.... we stayed oct 28 and oct 29 room 509...looking forward to stay there again... Karen and Dennis King

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Modesto, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great staff, especially Brenda! It's a fabulous location walkable to town and on the shuttle route. There is a fantastic open space playground and lake. Everything is focused on customer needs! I've stayed here 7-8 times in the last 3 years! I love it!!!

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81 reviews 81 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I would definitely stay there again. Motel units are small (2 double beds in a small room), must ask for a hair dryer as not in room (no problem), WiFi is sketchy (you are in the mountains). Place to stay as not in room much as hiking so perfect and price is right. Former Hobby Horse so first time staying... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I and our 2 young adult kids, like this place. We have all stayed at least 2 or 3 times. It was a little strange when we arrived on this recent overnight visit - maybe the receptionist had just had a bad day but she was a bit abrupt and started to 'lecture' about not leaving hair... More 

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Woodward, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This hotel is not new, but kept up very nicely and CLEAN. We had a great time here. We stayed 5 nights. The Elk come right there in the morning and evening. We had reserved for 3 nights and we were having such a good time, we decided to stay two more nights. We had to switch room and the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
16 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Our room had been totally upgraded in a rustic look. Nice view over pond and golf course. Very casual - perfect for our overnight in a quick tour of Rocky Mountain National Park. Very pet and kid friendly.

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Address: 800 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
Location: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Discovery Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Discovery Hotel Estes Park
Discovery Motel Estes Park
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#10 Family Hotel in Estes Park
#13 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park

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