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Murphy's River Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   481 West Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I enjoyed our stay at Murphys River Lodge. The staff was friendly and helpful, rooms were nice and clean, and hot tub was very relaxing. Location is perfect walking distance to all the shops. The scenery is breath taking! Without a doubt we will be back!! Thanks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, three daughters and myself decided to visit Estes Park this past weekend and it was so amazing! We stayed at the Murphy's River Lodge, right on the river and it was so relaxing! The staff was so kind and made our stay very nice! The rooms are nice and the beds are so comfortable. Thank You so much... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great location, very clean, terrific breakfast options! I had a wonderful stay at Murphy's River Lodge, everyone was very friendly, we were able to walk to downtown for dinner... overall a very relaxing trip. I will definitely go back!

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

S T, Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your getaway! Thank you for the many compliments. We look forward to you and your family returning and staying with us again soon. More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our first stay here! The condos are very conveniently located, and we loved how quiet and peaceful they were. They're so close to downtown Estes, but just a block from the hustle and bustle - and it makes all the difference. We didn't have to worry about driving around and finding parking all weekend, because we could just walk... More

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

Kimberly, Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the compliments on our friendly staff, clean rooms and our breakfast. I would also like to thank you for supporting Estes Park and our local businesses. I am glad you had a chance to get your picture taken in our BIG rocking... More

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

This hotel is great, when we arrived we were greeted with the friendliest staff. Upon opening the room we immediately saw the cute balcony overlooking the river, such a tranquil location! On top of that the room was great and even had a connecting room for the friends we had traveled with! Highly recommend Murphys river lodge!! Planning the next... More

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

Becky, Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the compliment on our friendly staff. Our river rooms are very popular with having a deck or balcony on Fall River to relax and listen to the water flow. We look forward to you returning and staying with us again soon! More

Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place. Went for a girls trip and am already planning a family trip back. Adorable and CLEAN rooms right by the river and within walking distance to downtown Estes! Can't get any better than that! Staff was A-MAZING! The big chair out front is a great place for photos.

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

Kristin, Thank you for your review! I am glad you and the girls had a chance to get away! Thank you for the compliments on our clean rooms and amazing staff. The BIG chair is a great chance to give our guest a picture to remember their stay with us. We look forward to you and your family returning to... More

Fort Collins, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is wonderful! The condos are the perfect size and beautifully done inside. It is very clean and cozy! The atmosphere by the river is beautiful. The staff was so great to us and went above and beyond to make us feel right at home. The morning breakfast was perfect. We would absolutely come back and stay again. This... More

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

Andrea, Thank you for your review! I am happy you felt at home during your stay with us. Thank you for your compliment on our very clean rooms, friendly staff and our complimentary continental breakfast. We look for to you coming back to Estes Park and staying with us again soon! More

Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few friends and I stayed here for one night to get away from it all. The river flowed right by our unit and was breathtaking. The condo itself was newly updated, felt like a completely new room. Bed was very comfortable and the staff was so friendly and helpful. The location is just a block walk from down town... More

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

Patti Jane, Thank you for your review! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and all you girls had a chance to get away. Thank you for your compliments on our friendly staff and our rooms. We look forward to you and your family coming to Estes Park and stay with us. More

Chetek, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

these guys are great! i come to Colorado almost every summer for vacation. Have stayed at almost every resort around the Estes Park area and this was by far the best one. The staff at both resorts treat you like family, its the only place i have actually ever stayed at and still remember all the workers names. i encourage... More

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

Cole, Thank you for your review! We always want our guest to feel at home while they stay with us. We look forward to you returning and staying with us again soon! More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time. The employees are very respectable and informative. If I had any questions or needed directions they would help me out on finding my destination and had great advice on places to explore. Hands down a Ten!

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

Jeff, Thank you for your review. I am glad you found our staff to be helpful. We look forward to you returning and staying with us again soon. More

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Additional Information about Murphy's River Lodge

Also Known As:
Murphy`s River Hotel
Murphy`s River Hotel Estes Park
American Wilderness Hotel
American Wilderness Lodge
Address: 481 West Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80517
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Location: United States > Colorado > Rocky Mountain National Park > Estes Park
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#2 Family Hotel in Estes Park
#2 Business Hotel in Estes Park
#2 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Murphy's River Lodge 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Murphy's River Lodge is located 2 blocks from downtown Estes Park and backs to the Fall River. Murphy's was remodeled in 2011 and has a reputation of having the friendliest staff in town. Your stay at Murphy's comes with free wifi,free breakfast,indoor heated pool and hot tub,20 River front rooms ,6 pet friendly rooms and several value rooms for our friends on a tighter budget. ... more   less 
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