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Stanley Hotel

333 Wonderview Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We finally decided to go out to The Stanley Hotel to check out the hotel that inspired the book, The Shining, and do some ghost hunting. Now if you're expecting it to be set back in the remote wilderness with nothing around like the movie, you're going to be sorely disappointed. The town of Estes Park is only minutes away,... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the comments on your recent stay. Sounds like you had a chance to learn a lot on the tours and really enjoy the hotel. We will definitely look more into the issue with hot water, so you can come back to a haunted room and experience more of the unknown. We look forward to seeing you in... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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187 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The hotel was beautiful, teh outside paint is immaculate, the grounds are clean, the staff are very friendly and kind. I would definitely suggest this place to anyone looking for a fun and romatic time. I would definitely go back! We also did the paranomal investigation, which was a lot of fun!

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the comments about your recent stay with us. I am happy to hear you had a fun time and were able to get on one of our paranormal investigations too. We look forward to having you back in the future! Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

Yucaipa, California
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

My husband and I spent our honeymoon here the first week in November. Estes Park is a gorgeous town, with breathtaking mountain views. The Stanley Hotel stands out above the rest. They rely much on Stanley Kuberick's version of The Shining, with Red Rum mugs, tees, etc. The restaurant Cascades is good, but has a small menu and is very... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on your recent stay. We will definitely look into some of the points addressed here. We are happy that we were able to host you on your honeymoon and I invite you to return for many anniversaries in the future! Congratulations! Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

Leicestershire, UK
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We stayed at the Stanley hotel in August as a stop between Denver and Steamboat Springs. So impressed were we that we will be returning next August. This is a wonderful place to stay - full of character and charm with magnificent views over the Rockies from all angles. It would be hard to beat the peacefulness of sitting sipping... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on your recent stay. I am glad to hear you were able to cross us off your bucket list and we look forward to your return in August! See you soon! Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

Whitehouse, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

My sister and I recently stayed a night in the Stanley Hotel...I was pleasantly surprised by the charm and beauty of the hotel...I had been told that it was in need in updating, but did not find this so at all. Our guest room (room 415) was quite small but charming with the antique bed nestled under a small alcove.... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on your recent stay. Sounds like you enjoyed all the fun parts of the Stanley Hotel. The stories we hear every morning never cease to amaze even us. We hope to see you back in the future! Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

San Angelo, Texas
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We had a 6 day stay at the Stanley over Halloween. It was a good stay, but the staff was not as friendly as I would have thought they would be. The guy who checked us in was curt and not helpful, and no one that we ran into was as nice as the people we met in the community.... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on your recent stay. We definitely hold our employees to a high standard for guest services and these comments go a long way in correcting that. We look forward to having you back in the future and as a hotel, we will improve on your experiences with the staff. Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

very rural Colorado
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38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

A must see when visiting the Park and Estes, but not so sure about staying overnight! Our deluxe "renovated" room in the Lodge was cramped .... a lovely King bed, luxury linens, LG flat screen and high speed free wi-fi. But could barely get around the bed in the very small room and the adjoining tiny bath was sad. Pedestal... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback on your guestroom. We will communicate these suggestions to the appropriate departments. Glad you had a good time and were able to get out in the community and see the elk come around! Hope to have you back in the future! Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

The Stanley was everything I hoped it would be. A beautiful stately hotel, it must have been really something to see before all the condo's were built behind it. Of course, I went for the ghosts and when there Ghost Hunters Academy was also there filming. When I made my reservation (months in advance) I requested to be on the... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback on your recent stay. Glad you have seen us in some of the paranormal TV shows and were able to stay on the haunted floor. Sounds like you had some interesting stuff happen too, which is always fun! Hope to see you back in the future! Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

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44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Yes, I'm a Stephen King fan but I also like Grand Old Hotels. This was a bucket list item and I stayed on Halloween, so fun. The hotel is exactly what I expected, grand old style that you just don't see made anymore. I was upgraded with no warning which was great after a very long drive from Boise. The... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback on your recent stay. Glad you enjoyed all the amenities of the hotel and had fun on a Halloween Night Ghost Tour! Hope to see you back in the future! Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This is a gorgeous hotel, it's just a really neat place to visit and just minutes to Rocky Mountain National Park! We ate lunch in the restaurant and while it is really nice, the food itself is not worth the price. When you leave , go straight across the road on to a dirt road that leads to a little... More 

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Jesse F, Manager at Stanley Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback on your recent stay. Glad you enjoyed the views and offerings of the Stanley Hotel. Hope to see you back in the future! Sincerely, Jesse Freitas Guest Services Manager More 

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