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Lion Square Lodge
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   660 W Lionshead Place, Vail, CO 81657   |  
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Ranked #13 of 33 hotels in Vail
Marietta, Ga. USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
“Location, location, location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I really enjoyed this place. We stayed there in January of this year. Great service. The ski valet was very convenient. Loved the warm cookies in the lobby in the afternoon after a long day of skiing. The onsite breakfast restaurant was excellent and well priced. The view of Vail Mtn was breathtaking. The jacuzzi's were clean, large and inviting. Onsight bar was happening every afternoon. But the best thing is the location. It's a 20 second walk from the ski valet out front to the Eagle Bahn Gondola. 30 second walk to all the bars and restaurants in Lionshead. You really can't beat its convenience. My only complaint is that the regular hotel rooms were a bit small. Def will spurge for a condo next time. Other than that, this place is excellent. Bring your wallet but then again, everything is expensive in Vail and worth every penny :)

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

My wife and I were participating in an international fly fishing competition where the Lodge was the host hotel. When we arrived, the front desk was friendly and very accommodating. We did not want a condo by the pool, so they walked us to several condos and allowed us to pick the one we liked.

Speaking of the pool, at 9:50 every night they had someone cover the pool and hot tub. This reduced any noise after 10:00 p.m. I'm a light sleeper and I appreciated it.

These are older, but well maintained condos with full kitchen utensils. The maid service was a plus for us with daily fresh towels and kitchen cleaning. We were outside everyday (raining) and pressed for time; it was a pleasure staying here.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Just my husband and I traveled to Vail this past weekend for a wedding, although we usually go during ski season it was a great change of pace to go during the fall. Located close to everything, shops, activities, restaurants and bars. Our room was clean, and spacious. I would recommend not having a room facing the parking lot on the first floor, it was loud in the morning, you heard car doors/horns constantly. Besides that everything was great. The hotel staff was friendly and always willing to help. Will be back again in the winter!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Orlando, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We stayed here in March for four nights. I cannot tell you how disappointed I was when we got into our room and saw the fabulous valley view which was a parking lot and a building under construction. The price was very expensive too! The front desk could not help me so I made several calls with the corporate reservation desk which was no small feat and was then given a mountain view room for the last few nights which was very nice. So my advice is to pay the extra money and get a mountain view room unless you don't care about your view. Besides all that the hotel is very clean and in a fabulous location during ski season.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We were fortunate to stay here for a conference that was being held at the Marriott, which is next door. We have stayed at the Marriott many times and its just fine. But our "room" at Lion Square Lodge was exquisite. We were upgraded to Room 296, a two bedroom corner suite/condo with a rap around balcony. The living room was beautifully furnished. The cabinetry in the full kitchen and two bathrooms was of the highest quality. (Bet nobody on TripAdvisor has gotten excited before about cabinetry!).
The property is surrounded by the Marriott, The Antlers, and The Arrabelle. Plenty of restaurants, ski shops, etc. in the immediate area.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Parker, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Fantastic hospitality! When we arrived, the front desk person (I wish I could remember her name!) let us check in early, and gave us an upgrade to a room with a mountain view! I think it helped that we were there on a Sunday night and that the hotel was not busy, but the service was still excellent.
The room was clean, and nice, but the location was perfect! A short walk to anywhere in Lionshead and able to take the shuttle over to Vail Village.
Overall it was a wonderful getaway and the staff made it better!

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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277 reviews 277 reviews
60 hotel reviews
Reviews in 117 cities Reviews in 117 cities
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We stayed 2 nights here on a weekend. It was very quiet. The staff is extremely helpful and polite. Parking and internet is at no extra charge. The bathroom has a rain shower which was nice. They have Aveda toiletries. The lighting is rather dim. The bed was comfortable but the pillows were not but that could be my taste. There is a refrig and microwave but no spoons to stir the sugar in your tea.

Room Tip: We faced the parking lot on the 4th floor - very quiet.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 660 W Lionshead Place, Vail, CO 81657
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Location: United States > Colorado > Vail
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Vail
#10 Family Hotel in Vail
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Vail
#14 Romantic Hotel in Vail
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lion Square Lodge 3.5*
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