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Western Riviera Lakeside Lodging & Events
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Grand Lake
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 1, 2011

The hotel is located at a small sandy beach at the lake. Rooms are simple but comfortable and clean. The view from the rooms is really great!! At the back of the hotel there is a small cafe and bakery where they sell great breakfast. We tried out the bagels and they were delicious! Any one visiting the Rocky Mountains N.P. should stay in Grand Lake instead of the over-commercialised city of Estes Park. Grand Lake is a cute and quiet small town and just a few minutes driving from the entrance to the National Park.

P.S. wireless internet is free in this hotel but is really slow

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 12, 2011

A walk-in reservation. Front desk was helpful and friendly. Room was awesome right off the lake with a great view. VERY QUIET! Within walking distance of the quaint downtown with restaurants and shops. Loved it and would stay again in a minute!!

Room Tip: Great local brewery about 4 blocks away!!
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  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank MerSamson
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Reviewed May 31, 2011

The location of this motel is amazing! You are ON the lake and on the main street, you can walk everywhere!
The rooms themselves, well they could use sone help. They are very dated from the sparkly popcorn ceiling to the 70's bathrooms. Everything is clean, but it sort of smells like a old-folks home! We bought an air-freshener the first day!
I'm shocked this is rated the best motel in Grand Lake, Spirit Lake and DavenHaven are much nicer!

  • Stayed: April 2011
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4  Thank skiintobreck
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Reviewed May 21, 2011

I am staying here as I write this review...we had no accomodation booked as we drove into Grand Lake this afternoon, and found Western Riviera. Staff were very friendly, we staying in the motel rooms, extremely clean..the carpets had just been steam-cleaned so I had no qualms about letting my 9 month old crawl on the floor. Lovely views from the balcony. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled with family
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4  Thank Lsnelly
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Reviewed March 6, 2011

We spent two nights at the Western Riviera while on winter vacation in Colorado. Staff was very friendly, the room was comfortable, and the views outstanding. The staff helped us find a local snowmobile rental company as well as snowshoeing trails in RMNP. Overall a comfortable stay at the right price.

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled with family
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2  Thank CacheHiker
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Reviewed September 6, 2010

My gf and I made late plans to stay at the Western Riviera for Labor Day weekend. At first, we were bummed we didn't get into one of their Lakeshore cabins, but we were still extremely pleased with the courtyard cabins. The suite was huge and clean...and being on crutches for the entire trip, the bathroom was perfectly handicapped accessible. We didn't have the Lake view, but we were still less than a minutes walk away from the Lake and all of Main St.
The beds were standard hotel soft, and the only real annoyance was we could hear some bar or party a ways away until at least 1am.
Next time we go to Grand Lake, we'll definitely be staying here again...and we'll bring groceries for the full kitchen, so we won't have to spend $40 a meal! Ack! :-)

Thanks for the great stay!

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank FooserX
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Reviewed August 26, 2010

Our trip to Grand Lake was the best vacation we have taken. The views are beautiful, the room was comfortable and clean and the town was much fun. We absolutely love the Western Riviera, great place to stay.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled with family
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5  Thank TheGoddess1955
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Address: 419 Garfield Street, PO Box 1286, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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Location: United States > Colorado > Grand County > Grand Lake
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Grand Lake
Price Range: $86 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Western Riviera Lakeside Lodging & Events 2*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Grand Lake, Colorado lakeside hotel, cabins, condos & wedding venue at west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. All properties within walking distance to shops, restaurants and activities. Offering outdoor year round fun from boating and hiking to snowmobiling, ice fishing, Nordic Skiing, snowshoeing and more! ... more   less 
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