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Lodge at Mountaineer Square
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   620 Gothic Road, P.O. Box 5700, Crested Butte, CO 81225   |  
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Ranked #1 of 12 hotels in Crested Butte
Colliers, West Virginia
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26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
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“By far the best hotel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed at many hotels during our trip, but this was by far the best one. We requested a mountain view and although we didn't have one in our first room, within 5 minutes, they had us booked in another room with fantastic views. The bed was large and comfortable. The bathroom was large and the bathtub! I didn't want to leave!!! Nice refrigerator and microwave and plenty of water and drink selections, even some popcorn for the late night munchies!! Would stay here again in if we visit Crested Butte.

The lighting in the bathroom is a little low. They do provide a make-up mirror to help with the lighting. But that is my one and only complaint!!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Midland, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

My wife, daughter and I stayed in a room in the residence section of this hotel and it was outstanding. Lots of room, nicely appointed, very comfortable and clean. There was a minor glitch at check-in when they had us booked for a different type of room than we had reserved through Hotels.com. Luckily I had printed a copy of my reservation and the front desk quickly straightened out the problem. Ruby was the housekeeper on our floor and she was extremely attentive, friendly and helpful. We stayed here in mid-August and the property was a bit on the quiet side- the hotel bar was closed and the on-site restaurant closed a bit early. Free parking is nearby so you can avoid the $20 parking fee if you don't mind walking a few hundred yards to your car (although that is probably more pleasant in the summer than in the dead of winter). The free local shuttle bus to town stops right at this property, so we took that into downtown Crested Butte for shopping and dining and that worked out very nicely. Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and would highly recommend it for a visit to Crested Butte.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Roseville, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This hotel room was clean and nice, however, nothing is open past 9 and we were told to hurry up if we wanted dinner. (we arrived later due to our travel schedule and was starved) no vending machines other then pop and what we selected, something else came out. Staff was very nice but for what the room cost to what we received in value did not seem worth it. I probably would not stay here again. Downtown Crested Butte was awesome though! And even though we didn't use it, there is a bus that goes downtown from the lodge and back up again so that would be handy.

Room Tip: I wouldn't stay on the side that is facing the little mountain as the bus kept sitting there lou...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and I only planned on staying in CB for 2 days but extended our trip for the full week due to how much we enjoyed the Lodge at Mountaineer Square. We typically stay in town but we found it really nice to be located at the base of the mountain. The rooms will not disappoint - very well decorated, high end features, clean and plenty of space. I have lived in Denver for 7 years and I will say that Crested Butte provides some of the best (if not the best) skiing, camping, biking, 4-wheeling and hiking in the state. Very diverse/cool offering of restaurants in town.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Best hotel at Crested Butte, period!! We have stayed in the Lodge At Mountaineer Square several years in a row and we once again echo all of our comments from the previous visits! This slope side hotel is great. The suites are beautiful; the views of Crested Butte are awesome; walking out your door almost on top of the ski lifts is convenient; and the service ethic is just fantastic. Everyone was helpful, pleasant and appeared honestly interested in making sure we were happy. Our three bedroom suite must have had 31 places to sit, 4 large flat screen TVs, blue ray players in every room, 4 phones, the most comfortable beds/linens, etc. So, when we weren't skiing or shopping we felt surrounded by luxury. Chuck Donnelly is a great General Manager and pays constant attention to his guests needs. The house keepers are polite, efficient, thorough. I haven't even mentioned the great mountain and quaint town. Crested Butte has some of the best back country advanced skiing around, but not at the expense of blue and green trails. My wife is a beginner and she had plenty to ski. I am comfortable with single black diamonds and also skiied all week without getting bored. My daughter was searching for cliffs and woods and never ran out of terrain. And lift lines? Forget it, there are none. In addition, the town of Crested Butte is fun and has a surprising number of great restaurants. We really liked Soupcon, Marchitelli's Noodles, Ryce Asian Bistro, and Wooden Nickel. Uley's Cabin (the ice bar) is another great dinner spot half way up the mountain). Crested Butte might be a little harder to reach then Park City or Vail but it's a great resort and Lodge at Mountaineer Square is the best hotel at the resort!

Room Tip: Don't forget to wander down to the lobby mid afternoon for fresh baked warm cookies. Ask to f...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Greeted nicely. One must pay an extra $20 a day to park in the underground garage which is ridiculous. You can park free on the dirt lot which is a block away. Careful of walking into the wrong hotel coming back for the first time. The Lodge was not occupied very much. In fact we never saw another guest in the hallway or elevator but yet they assigned us a room on the 2nd floor facing an interior courtyard! I called the front desk and within 15 minutes they moved us to the 4th floor facing the mountain which was very nice. Room is nicely decorated though a bit small. They need bigger pillows for bedding but the linens were top rate. The bathroom is poorly designed and lighting is very poor. The lights above the sink were set too low. It is actually dark in the shower. The shower had no holders for soap and shampoo. There was very limited counter space and only one sink thus on,y one person could use the bathroom at a time. They place a ceramic Kleenex holder on top of the toilet and of course I knocked it down and it broke into pieces. I told the front desk about it and they did not charge me. The TV had unusually poor picture quality 90% of the time. HD came in and out and mostly out. The picture was dark and faded. I called the front desk which they were to contact the engineer but they never got back to us. The one gratis lift ticket was nice but the extra resort fee during summer usage was not. The location was great.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

LMS does so many things well...good units, great staff, big variety of activities. It was our fourth year to stay and we'll be back. Rare to find this level of staff in a mountain town at this value. Great place for families.

Room Tip: Courtyard or mountain views are good but you don't want to face Gothic Road.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 620 Gothic Road, P.O. Box 5700, Crested Butte, CO 81225
Location: United States > Colorado > Crested Butte
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 12 hotels in Crested Butte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lodge at Mountaineer Square 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just steps from the ski lifts, the Lodge at Mountaineer Square in Crested Butte, Colorado features premier studio, one, two, three, and four-bedroom suites with deluxe amenities, including indoor/outdoor heated swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, sauna and fitness room, bell, valet, concierge services and a full-service front desk. Relax in front of the fireplace and enjoy a drink with friends or associates at the on-site Trackers Bar & Lounge. ... more   less 
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