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Discovery Lodge

800 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
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Ranked #11 of 29 hotels in Estes Park
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
tracystovall Laramie, Wyoming
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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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Laramie, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I, along with another couple, stayed in the "Otis House" this past weekend and I have to say that my experiences at Discovery Lodge just make me wish I could be there EVERY weekend! This was maybe the 4th time my husband and I have stayed there and it's just a fantastic experience every time! The house... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Here is a 'motel' that the 3-4 room cabins are more like a large Bed & Breakfast. And the staff treats you like you're their #1 guest! Brenda changed our room to what we thought we had booked via Booking.com. They made a fresh pot of coffee twice for us, in the early afternoon & again one half hour before... More

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh, the great things I could say. This place is so perfect! I love the location in Estes Park, tucked between the mountains in a slice of heaven. My boyfriend and I stayed with our dog Izzie March 21-23, 2014. Brenda was such a delite to chat with and very kind to offer her opinion. Loved getting coffee in the... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a one night in Estes Park. Wow what a relaxing time in a very nice clean and quite place to stay. Brenda was very helpful and full of great places to see. Plus she recommended a great place to eat. There is a little private lake with a terrific view to boot. The price was right too.

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Discovery Lodge for 3 nights in August, 2013 and were very pleased with the place. We had a great room overlooking the golf course with a small balcony with table and chairs. Inside, the room was very comfortable, with a table and chairs at the window ;we could eat breakfast overlooking the mountains in the distance or... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brenda was very helpful and the room was at a very affordable price for how beautiful the scenery was and how adorably the room was renovated, including an amazing view of the sunset behind the mountains and right off the main road. The staff was incredibly friendly and gave us tips where to eat in town and what to see!... More

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Discovery_Staff, Front Office Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It pleases us to know that we have done our job serving you in the best way possible! Estes Park is a place of sanctuary and the fact that you were able to benefitt from our views and the scenery around us puts a smile on our face! Please come... More

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been to the discovery lodge several times now for our "staycations". We came back because the staff has been consistently friendly. We stayed at the king suite with an awesome balcony view. The wood trimmings used in the room design give them a cabin feel and the effort shows on the staff's behalf. There's a... More

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Discovery_Staff, Front Office Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words in regards to you stay with us here at the Discovery Lodge! We are glad to know that we have met your needs and beyond. Making your stay a great one is our number on priority! We hope to see you again soon!! The Discovery Lodge Staff More

Lakewood
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfect!! We had a large group of 16 people with kids and adults! The size of the house was exactly what we needed. Plenty of room for the kids to be kids and the adults to relax. The location was ideal nice and close to town.... on our last day we had a visit from a herd of... More

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Discovery_Staff, Front Office Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

It is good to hear you were able to take advantage of all the many different things the Otis House has to offer. We are pleased to know that it fulfilled your expectations. Finding a house that can hold that many people comfortably can be hard and we are happy to know you found that in the Otis House! It... More

Broomfield, Colorado
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I take a long weeekend in Estes Park every year. We had been staying at the same place for years and decided to to try somewhere new. The ambience of the duck pond, the proximity to town and the staff were amazing (thanks David and Brenda!). The layout of the studio was perfect for what we needed.... More

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Discovery_Staff, Front Office Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and for the many kind words! Thank you also for trying something new with the Discovery Lodge! We feel we have done our job correct when we get reviews like this! Feel free to come back to us on your next visit this way and always bring the huskies! :)... More

Littleton, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay here was absolutely great for what we were looking for- the lodge is small and cozy, and although there is no breakfast, the lodging is a bargain for the quality! The room had a porch with breathtaking views, a king sized bed, fridge, table and chairs, extremely nice television, and is located an easy walking distance to the... More

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Discovery_Staff, Front Office Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. It pleases me to know that you enjoyed your stay! I am glad that we could be accomadate you in the manner that met your standards! One thing to keep in mind in regards to the hairdryer is that we do have hairdryers in the front office that upon... More

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Additional Information about Discovery Lodge

Also Known As:
Discovery Hotel
Discovery Hotel Estes Park
Discovery Motel Estes Park
Address: 800 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
Location: United States > Colorado > Rocky Mountain National Park > Estes Park
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#6 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#10 Family Hotel in Estes Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Discovery Lodge. We are within walking distance of downtown Estes Park Colorado. Although we are located near downtown, the views of the Rocky Mountains are clearly visible and some of the best. Here at the Discovery Lodge you are located just 10 minutes from the Rocky Mountain National Park. ... more   less 
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