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Discovery Lodge

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800 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Raytown, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had stayed in a cabin in Allenspark visiting RMNP for a week and decided to spend a couple nights in Estes Park doing the touristy thing there with our two kids. Planned to do the huge slides, rock climbing lessons and the aerial tramway, but woke up the first morning to a toddler with an ear infection so we... More 

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and reviewing our place! We strive to provide excellent service and we do our best to help out are guest! Our lodge is fantastic! Very well located in town, with close places to dine and free shuttles departing from the Estes Park visitor center. The Elk love to come and visit our... More 

Castle Rock, Colorado
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent one night here, had the king bed room located under the office. It was clean, and quiet has reasonable prices. Cute place with a nice pond and benches all around the pond. Has a great location close to town and only 1/2 mile away from the visitors center so you can easily walk from hotel to catch the free... More 

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time and reviewing our place! Perfectly located in town, our lodge is great! You can walk to the visitor center and grab a free shuttle or if you wanted to walk a little more downtown is a few minutes away! We invite you to come visit us again! More 

San Carlos, California
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115 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked staying here and we had a room in a building with just 3 rooms and a nice big deck where we could enjoy overlooking a pond and golf course and mountains. The room was nice and had everything we wanted including a small fridge. Comfortable bed, nice furnishings and bathroom. Staff were helpful in suggesting restaurants and... More 

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing our place! We love those little cabin rooms! The 200 building is a quiet location with very pleasant views! the only bad thing is that these rooms are special we only have to with balcony and the suite underneath. At a very short distance from town and the visitor center our place is great!... More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovery Lodge is based on the edge of the main street in Estes Park - only a short walk past the visitor centre meaning so you can leave your car at the hotel for your entire stay here. Shuttles from the visitor centre will take you around Estes Park and up in to the mountains. There is a Safeway supermarket... More 

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing our lovely lodge! Our lodge is perfectly located in town at a short distance from the visitor center and the down town area where the majority of shops and restaurants are. We do not have a/c as mentioned but we are happy to say that are evening here in town are cool and comfortable!... More 

Hastings, United States
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is within walking distance to down town shops, restaurants and the visitors center. At the visitor's center you can take a free shuttle if you choose not to walk to down town shops. The visitor's center is about 100 yards or so from the hotel. I noticed some commented on a need for laundry facilities. Across the street... More 

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our lodge! We strive to provide our guest with excellent service and always pay attention to what our guest have to say. We know that there is still some things to work on but we do have a lot of different options and we time you can have a room exactly for your needs! We invite... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Discovery Lodge is near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. We arrived late and the desk stayed open for us. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. The room was small but reminiscent of the quaint motor-courts of the past. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The view from our balcony was of the trout pond, golf course... More 

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much reviewing our lodge! We are very happy to hear about your wonderful experience at our lodge! Altogether we have a very good staff helpful and friendly. We pay attenuation to our guest needs and strive to offer great service! We hoe to see you again soon! More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 days with my wife and 13 and 15 year old. Room and bathroom had recently been remodeled it looked like. They were nice! No a/c, but we knew that ahead of time and took an extra fan. Fished a little in the pond which was fun. There were elk around the pond in the evening which... More 

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We are very happy to read your review! It's are goal to have happy guest. That truly had an awesome time. We strive for excellence and we achieve it with hard working individuals that put this make this lodge so great! We invite your family to come stay with us again! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It sits right on the edge of town so you have the mountain feel but you're not too far away from down town shops and restaurants. The rooms are great! The staff is amazing. Very quiet cleaners. They never disturb you and clean while you are out for a fun day!

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you reviewing our place! Our lodge is perfectly located in town, at a very close distance from all the shopping and dining that goes around Estes Park! We are very content to here about your stay! We invite you to come stay with us again! More 

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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights in August at Estes Park to visit the Rocky Mountains National Park, and the Discovery Lodge was the perfect place to stay. The room had an authentic rustic style and was clean and comfortable. Nice staff. All in all, this was more pleasant and with more charm that a chain motel that would charge a similar... More 

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our lodge! We are very happy to hear about you experience in our lodge! Authentic charm is what you get when you stay with us! We have a very great team and we all work to make the lodge an excellent place to stay! We invite you to come visit us soon! More 

Ottawa, Kansas
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful employees. Room was pleasant and clean. The grounds are great for families. Pretty little lake to walk around, places to cook outside along with tables and benches. Small playground for the kids. The family dog even liked it. Great location to downtown Estes and many super eating places. Large Safeway store within walking distance.

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing our place! We are content to hear about your experience at our lodge! Our rooms are very clean, our grounds well kept for family and pet dogs to have fun! Very well located at a walking distance to many places; including the Estes park visitor center and down town Estes! We invite you o... More 

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