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The Stanley Hotel

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333 Wonderview Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9665
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 08/13/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#22 of 28 hotels in Estes Park
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The Stanley Hotel is a luxurious historic landmark hotel in a spectacular mountain-view location, offering old-world charm matched with the latest of modern amenities. Take a "spirited" night or history tour... Enjoy free wireless Internet access throughout the property... Experience Cascades Restaurant... Or just relax and enjoy the view from your luxurious room, condo, or private residence! Come, experience The Stanley Hotel: 7,522 feet above the ordinary in beautiful Estes Park, an hour from Denver and minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Hiking
Fishing
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Outdoor dining area
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
Sun terrace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Housekeeping
Safe
Telephone
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
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Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Andrea K wrote a review Sep 25
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I booked room 217, the Steven King/The Shining room with ease. The agent was so helpful in making this specific arrangement I want for my son's birthday. She assured me that the specific room would be reserved for him
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: The Historical Ghost Tour was well worth the trip. Beautiful hotel
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MikeandKaren H wrote a review Sep 24
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This property is great! It's old and it is a little tired in some places but it adds to the charm. It is very clean, and perfectly decorated striking a balance of modern amenities with period elegance. The staff was superb and they totally pulled of the haunted hotel thing without being tacky. It's a must if you're in the area and it might even be worth a special trip. We took the night tour (for hotel guests only) and heard about history -- and the ghost stories from a highly-engaged and entertaining guide. (And yes-- I think I did had my first ghost experience later that night.) Or at least it could have been? :) We also went to Aiden Sinclair's Illusions of the Passed show. It was inside but carefully socially distanced and we all wore face coverings. The show was fabulous! One of the best "magic" show I have ever been to. Magic show sounds kind of cheesy. It wasn't at all-- it was more like a historically appropriate mock seance. It's a must. The only draw back I can think of at the hotel was it didn't have a pool. It was unusually hot when we were there, so we would have enjoyed that. But we got over it quickly since there were a lot of other things to do.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Room Tip: The 4th floor is where the paranormal activity is- but low/slanted ceilings in the bedrooms.
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Ken A wrote a review Sep 22
Saint Louis, Missouri5 contributions
There were several issues over the five nights (Rm. 417) that made the stay less than satisfactory, though the biggest is that there was an issue with the shower (too hot or too cold. No in between). I went to the front desk twice on two different days (Day 2 & 3) to have them look/fix the problem. They did not show up either time to address the issue. I did not bother asking a third time! Other issues included lights burned out in the only elevator, making it impossible to see the buttons for the floor. We had to use our cell phone for light. On the third day they “fixed” the light issue and that is when we saw they only had temporary lights – such as you would have under your kitchen cabinets – stuck to ceiling of the elevator. The original light was still there but they must have felt this was cheaper/easier to fix. There were also missing ceiling tiles on the 4th floor and missing attic access door near the elevator on the 4th floor. There were no signs indicating they were currently doing work. This looked like this the entire time we were there. And finally, the service at the hotel restaurant was poor. They did not bring everything we ordered (we let it go), forgot other items, which we had to ask for again and overall provided poor service. At over $300 a night the value is not there! The experience was disappointing.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: Do not select the original hotel. Consider the new building
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Betty N wrote a review Sep 22
Portland, Oregon106 contributions31 helpful votes
Since I was 16 I dreamed of staying at the Stanley Hotel. This was to be that week. I can say as an experienced Traveler, this was a RAGING disappointment on MANY fronts. Price was NOT worth $400./ night . Rooms were dark and not adequately clean, Service was non existent and that is with the understanding of Covid implications. Front desk WHEN STAFFED which was minimally, had people who had just taken the job and didn't know either the hotel or services. Was sent to three different locations to check in. The walls and ceilings paper thin.. could hear everything all night. Called 4 times to request help to investigate screaming child next door who had been screaming for HOURS. 6Pm until 2 AM and NO one to answer the phone after 9. I tried calling 4 different locations within the resort. VERY VERY under impressed with everything. Found fecal stain on comforter as I removed duvet. Sofa had stains, carpet had stains, NO windows in bedroom, noisy construction work on road outside our window the entire time. Deck area was dirty, 1 chair on deck and when I requested additional chair it was not provided. The type of service I would not expect from a Low cost motel .
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Jim C wrote a review Sep 20
Henderson, Nevada4 contributions
Probably one of the most beautiful hotels there is. Sadly it is being mismanaged like no other I have seen. Almost too many negatives to mention here but suffice to say we spoke with other guests who shared my feelings to the exact level! Staff was pretty much non accommodating and just not friendly overall. There were a few that were putting the effort in but it shows just how poorly this place is managed by the overall attitudes of the staff. We were really looking forward to our stay here but just a huge disappointment. Room was dirty the lobby needed dusting, the carpet looked like it hadn’t been vacuumed in weeks. Literally there were small items of “stuff” on the staircase and in the halls. One of the guests told me he found moldy cheese in the drawer of the dresser. He also said his hot tub was filled with dirty water upon arrival. I just don’t understand how this place can look the way it does (beautiful) charge premium pricing and yet it feels like a cheap motel. I would steer clear of this place until things turn around, if they ever do?
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Date of stay: September 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$209 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
stanley estes park, stanley hotel colorado, stanley hotel estes park colorado
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United StatesColoradoEstes Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
230
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Stanley Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Stanley Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Taffy Shop (0.5 miles), Brownfield's (0.4 miles), and Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Stanley Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Stanley Hotel?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a view of a nearby landmark, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at The Stanley Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Stanley Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Stanley Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kind Coffee, SEASONED-An American Bistro, and The Egg Of Estes.
Is The Stanley Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Estes Park.
Are pets allowed at The Stanley Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Stanley Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to The Stanley Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Holzwarth Historical Site (9.8 miles).
Does The Stanley Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.