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Murphy's River Lodge

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481 West Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
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Ranked #6 of 30 Hotels in Estes Park
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    5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay to enjoy Estes Park and the Rockies National Park. We extended our stay from 2 to 3 nights because there is so much to do and see around here and we liked our room and the very friendly and helpful service we had. Great to have the use of the indoor heated pool... More 

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

It's great you extended your stay. We are happy to hear you loved our Lodge. Thanks for all the compliments. We hope to see you again. We are also happy you have wonderful memories to take home. More 

Palm Coast, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An older hotel with updated improvements and amenities. Very well-maintained. Indoor pool and spa were great. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had only planned to stay one night but we loved it so much we stayed an additional night.

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Excellent, just what we like to hear that our Lodge was a great match for you. We are happy to hear you extended your stay. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge. More 

Detroit, Michigan
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150 reviews 150 reviews
28 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed in a lower level condo by the river over the Holiday weekend. We arrived late on Saturday and check in was quick and simple. They have lots of movies and games there in the front office that you can check out. If you have a fireplace in the room, they offier duraflame logs for them ($5 each, last about... More 

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you had a wonderful time at our River Lodge. Our staff does such a great job keeping everything running smoothly. We are so happy to hear all the compliments. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge. More 

Galesburg, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect! Located near town on adjacent to Fall River. Very clean rooms. Thanks Pam for always having my breakfast ready and for keeping the large breakfast room so clean. Exceptional managers Annette and Doug are very nice people and always keep everything operationally superb. I have always looked forward to my frequent return stays with them. See you again in... More 

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We are happy to hear you love our Lodge. It's great you made a connection with our managers. We look forward to you staying at Murphy's River Lodge again and again. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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17 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My dog loved being able to watch the elk outside the patio doors. If you're on the river side, the view is excellent. I wished I had time and the weather cooperated to sit on the bench overlooking the river. The staff was fabulous. Everyone was willing to chat and talk about the area. Room amenities were good but it... More 

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you had a great time at our River Lodge. We wish the weather was better too. We are a family owned hotel with the best staff ever, they treat the Lodge like they own it. We are ready for sunshine so our guests can walk to downtown Estes Park or go play in the beautiful... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff and easy to locate. Small stream babbled outside of my room which made for great sleeping weather! I had a living social coupon and was treated very well even with a coupon. Wold definitely stay there again!

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy you had a great time at our Lodge. It's nice to hear you had a great time. We are glad our staff gave you a warm welcome. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge. More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought we had a favorite place to stay in Estes but Murphys changed that. It is walking distance to everything. The view from our room was so pretty. We stayed in the superior room - It had a balcony, large living area, fridge, microwave, bbq outside, and a very comfy bed. The staff is almost too nice and accommodating.... More 

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you loved our River Lodge. We have great managers and staff, they are amazing. We are glad they were able to help. We think our location is a great one. Murphy's River Lodge is in a great location. We hope to see you again. More 

Lakewood, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Murphy's River Lodge for 3 or more years now. The first visit was pure luck! Our most recent visit was for 3 nights. We will continue to stay at Murphy's but might stay at the resort as well. The staff: Exceptional! The rooms and property: Very nice and super clean. It is easy to tell the people... More 

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are extremely happy to know you love our River Lodge. We do care about our property and we do maintain it and find ways to improve it. Thanks for mentioning our awesome staff. They make things run smoothly and also keep it clean, which is a must in our view. We believe friendly is a great plus too. We... More 

Arvada, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we pulled into the lodge, we weren't sure if we would be happy, but after meeting with the staff and seeing our room, our doubts were put to rest. Our room was very clean and the bed was extremely comfortable. We has a room with a porch that looked over the river and drank our wine watching the elk... More 

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review. We do have an awesome staff. Our staff wants all our guests to have a wonderful time at our River Lodge. We have recently installed a new pool boiler/heater and we also painted the inside of our pool. Our manager Doug keeps our pool clean, he cleans it daily and he holds pool certification... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is within an easy walk to town. Decent breakfast is included. Rooms are clean but could use a little upkeep and remodeling. Noise from other rooms could be an issue if you're a light sleeper - especially if you get a first floor room. Compared to the rates of other places nearby it is one of the best bargains... More 

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Murphy's River Lodge is an older hotel. We love that we were able to keep the old and add new to it. We have done so much. We have newer beds, flat screen TVs, Free WIFI, DVD players, newer carpet and curtains, new linens, towels and more. We have done much renovation. The charm of Estes Park is the older... More 

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