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1820 Fall River Road, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glen Carbon, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, daughter and I recently spent 5 nights at the Ponderosa Lodge in Estes Park, Colorado. The room offered a balcony overlooking the river, a wood burning fireplace, two queen beds, a full bath, kitchenette with sink, stove, mini refrigerator, microwave and cooking and eating utensils. Everything was very clean and modern. The property hosts both a picnic pavilion,... More

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Sioux City, Iowa
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful retreat. It is right on a trout filled stream with wonderful peace and quiet. It is only about a mile from Estes. The rooms have been redone and all have wood burning fireplaces in the rooms. They also have a unique way to leave your door open a couple of inches so you can sleep to the... More

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Lenexa Ks
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Ponderosa is awesome. Not for everyone, don't go expecting Holiday Inn. The real charm of this place is it's location right on top of the Fall River. We slept the sleep of angels to the sound of the river. We will be going back.

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Oklahoma city
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night only but was the best part of our three week vacation. The rooms are a little small but rustic and cozy. The river is literally just steps from the deck and the sounds of the river combined with the wooded setting made it the most relaxing stay. I will definaty stay there again if I'm in Estes... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The room was so clean and yes, outdated, but we didn't research everything about estes park to stay in the room the entire trip. Wanted a clean bed, clean towels, a mini kitchen and great scenery. We got that here. Opened the back door to hear the river and one step out and your looking at it. Kids were in... More

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Elk Grove, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We started with just 2 nights but as soon as we arrived we fell in Love with the Ponderosa Lodge. Josh and his staff were very friendly and the grounds and rooms were well kept and very clean!!! If you wanted a tip on food or ideas for what to do and see they gave you excellent ideas! We ended... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I was amazed how uninterested the Manager and Owner was in their investment. The Flood of 2013 must have left them short on cash and interest in the cabins. Carpet ..Dirty Refrigerator was still filled with half eaten food. Trash bins were not emptied and had prescription boxed from previous guests still in bin... Handles were missing from shower..I feel... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We have stayed at the lodge three times and always a nice time. The rooms are spacious, clean and I love hearing the sound of the stream right outside your room. The hot tub sits right along the stream and is very relaxing. Every room we have stayed in has had a fire place, table,kitchenette and balcony over looking the... More

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Estes Park, Colorado
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This past September, my family was displaced from our home, due to the flooding, in Estes Park. Upon seeking temporary housing, I learned that Ponderosa Lodge, at 1820 Fall River Road, in Estes Park, was offering relief to victims of the disaster. I approached the management, of Ponderosa Lodge to inquire about accommodations for my wife, three kids and myself.... More

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Eaton, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Ponderosa Lodge shares easy access to Rocky Mountain National Park and provides a quiet, serene atmosphere. You can enjoy the feeling of the outdoors by listening to the river and watching the wildlife. The property is clean and a nice place to stay in the Estes Park area. Enjoy your stay! Lori H.

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Address: 1820 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517
Location: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Ponderosa Hotel Estes Park

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