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Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quaint and homey-- a picturesque space for a weekend of skiing. Room was clean. No frills, just what we needed for the weekend. King bed was very comfortable. Wood ceilings have a great mountain side feel.

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is perfect for the college student or minimalist traveler. The rooms (we stayed in a double bed) are basically a college dorm with the bed as soon as you walk in, a small dresser, and small bathroom. It was perfect for us as we spent hardly any time here, and not looking for anything special. The location is amazing....

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Scott S, Manager at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello Daniel - Thanks for the review. We are all about saving money on your ski trip. Tiny rooms = Big Savings...come back and see us again.

Denver
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great getting my board waxed up front and have it ready for the next morning! The reck room was pretty cool, with a pool table and some couches. It is also located across a little street to an ice skating rink that I thought was a parking lot at first. Great place if you don't want to break...

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello Jared - Thanks for the review. We are all about saving money on your ski trip. Come see us again.

Dillwyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pictures of the room were nothing like what we got. If we had been a family of people that were more than average, it would have been unpleasant as space was tight. Still, it was adequate. Thanks for the quickie!

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello - come back again for another quickie...bring your friends and stay in our loft rooms - sleeps 4 with a fridge.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A basecamp for outdoor enthusiasts. No frills and a cheap price. Not for those wanting to sit in their rooms. For those who are outside all day and out on the town at night. Hot showers and a bed with family like hospitality.

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello - Jacob - thanks for the review. We are cheap!! Come back and see us again.

Northbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the web site declared that there was a shared hot tub, upon arrival I was told that they no longer had one due to vandalism. After skiing, being able to soothe and heal muscles is a necessity and I would have changed my reservation had I known this in advance.

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hi John - sorry about the hot tub...There is great rec center right down the street with two HUGE hot tubs, sauna, steam room, pool and lazy river.

VA
Reviewed 1 week ago

No thrills, but clean and a convenient place to stay and ski at Winterpark. Can't beat the rates. Only downside is no WiFi .. be nice if they would invest in this for their guests. Close to slopes and restaurants.

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello - Thanks for the review. We do have free WiFi in the Lobby and some rooms that are close to the lobby.

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 1 week ago

The viking lodge is like taking a step back in time to when ski travel was all about getting the whole family out on the mountain and plain old having a good time. Loved it, and would definitely go back.

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello - Thanks for the review - Can't wait to see you guys again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is awesome! I will 100% stay here when I come back. It is family owned and operated, and close to everything. I could hit 4 different restaurants and a brewery with a rock from the front desk. Not to mention that it is directly at the heart of the shuttle route - so it is SUPER easy to...

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello Alex - Thanks for the review. Can't wait to see you guys again.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't expect a huge spacious place to hang out. But great takeoff point for other winter park activities like hitting up ski hill and visiting local bars and restaurants Friendly staff. Limited internet. Very cozy!

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Hello Tiegan - Thanks for the review. Can't wait to see you guys again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You get what you pay for… Located in downtown Winter Park, the Viking Lodge and Ski Shop is an icon in Winter Park. Since 1953 we have been providing affordable lodging to guests who just want to ski and have a great time. At The Viking Lodge you get what you pay for. The carpets are old, the walls are thin, and the TV’s are not flat screen. But we won’t break your budget; we offer cheap accommodations in an old ski lodge at a great location in downtown Winter Park. We have 21 rooms; from VERY small to apartments. All rooms have private baths and color televisions; box style televisions, yes they are old TV’s, but you should be outside not sitting in your room watching TV. Pool, gym, ice sculptures, room service, robes, bell boys, 24 hour front desk, spa – this is a list of stuff we don’t have. We do have clean rooms, a great downtown location, hot tub, game room, friendly staff and the best dirt parking lot in Winter Park. We don’t do daily maid service or mints on pillows, but if you ask we will clean your room and find a mint somewhere. If you’d rather be surfing the web than skiing, riding, biking, hiking, reading, chatting with friends or meeting new ones, you’ll be pleased to know that we have Wi-Fi in the lobby. I suppose some have to work anyway. You can make use of our luggage room before check-in and after check-out. Our reception is not open all day (heck we would rather be outside skiing, riding, biking or hiking too) but no fear, we will leave directions for check-in; usually at the Ski Shop or T-shirt shop. If you will be arriving after hours (like 6PM) please call. Coming soon The Viking Lodge is a work in progress; despite all attempts to the contrary we are becoming more impressive on a daily basis. Some rooms even have tile in the bathrooms, new sinks and fancy bedspreads and curtains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop

Address: 78966 US Highway 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
Location: United States > Colorado > Grand County > Winter Park
Price Range: $82 - $1,174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Bottled water and snacks would be handy to bring.”
 of 5 bubbles A6565HWchristined, 1 week ago | Read review
“Serves its purpose and the very basics as advertised”
 of 5 bubbles johnleofinan, 1 week ago | Read review
“Walls are thin, and plan on lots of stairs (which they do disclose).”
 of 5 bubbles Willow12441, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Room was upstairs, quiet. view of parking lot, but that didn't matter”
 of 5 bubbles karlah369, Feb 7, 2016 | Read review
“Room 12 was worth the upgrade. Room 8 is a place to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles davidhB1277SI, Jan 26, 2016 | Read review
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