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Deer Crest Resort
Ranked #11 of 29 Hotels in Estes Park
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 16, 2007

This place is a hidden gem! We spent two nights of our vacation in the Old Man Mountain King Loft Suite and wished we had spent the whole week there. The suite was gorgeous -- huge moss rock fireplace, loft bedroom and beautiful decor. It was huge (so big, in fact, when I showed pictures to my mom, she thought she was looking at the hotel lobby!!) The patio overlooks the river - perfect place to relax in the evening after a day in the park & trotting around in town.

We loved the location, too. Away from the hustle & bustle of downtown Estes Park and very close to RMNP entrance.

Ken and Carrie were wonderful hosts, too, Both very nice and pleasant to talk to.

An added bonus was the family of yellow bellied marmots that also seemed to like the property. Hummingbirds were everywhere, as well.

We are hoping to return some day and spend a whole week there.

  • Stayed: July 2007, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 22, 2007

We enjoyed our stay at Deer Crest in Estes Park. The rooms were a nice size and the beds were comfortable. The creek runs right out back and the lawns are well kept. Owners were very nice. A large selection of VCRs and DVDs are available for checkout. No air conditioning, though.

  • Stayed: July 2007, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank kendebtravelers
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Reviewed June 23, 2007

Exactly what we were looking for. A quiet, reasonably priced motel right on the roaring Fall River. The grounds were immaculate and, though the motel is a bit aged, it was just right for us. We particularly liked the upper level with stools and a high table on the deck overlooking the Fall River.

Stayed: June 2007
2  Thank Evergreen007
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Reviewed September 16, 2006

Deer Crest is a wonderful, mom-and-pop owned and operated lodge with Fall River singing merrily at the back of the lawn. The room was fine for for the two of us, the kitchenette was great for breakfasts and had a good-sized refrigerator. There is wireless high speed internet access from the rooms, although you may have trouble with a cell phone, depending on your provider.

The owners were warm and welcoming and very attentive to whatever we asked of them. They've got a nice little library of videotapes and DVDs that you borrow on the honor system, and each room has, in addition to cable and HBO (or maybe Showtime?), a video and DVD player.

There's a comfy couch and chair, too, in addition to a comfortable bed. Each room has a little sitting area in front, and guests were friendly.

This is very near RMNP Fall River entrance and within walking distance to Nicky's, a popular restaurant. It is quiet -- very little traffic since the main lodging area is on the other side of town.

We'll go back and definitely will stay here.

  • Stayed: June 2006, traveled as a couple
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9  Thank OldMuse
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Reviewed August 8, 2006

I stayed there for three nights. Room 107 was perfect for someone who loves the sound of water. The room and grounds were spotless. We felt like we were visiting old friends. The stream (Fall River) produced six (released) awesome trout for my flies, including two well over 16 inches before supper first night. There's grilles ready to use. I told the owner I wished for a bigger coffee maker, and he had one at my room in minutes. The location was perfect, and we had no complaints whatsoever. I ran into friends from my hometown who spent 9 nights elsewhere there, paid more, and had lousy service and experience. Heck, the ground squirrels were even eating out of my hands. Did I mention the fishing there? I was really impressed with the owners and property alltogether. And I don't impress easily. This place shouldn't disappoint you. It's a no-brainer for me and my friends going out there in the future.
Joe

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10  Thank Ozarksflyfisher
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Reviewed July 31, 2006

We enjoyed our 2 night stay in July. The balcony overlooking the bubbling mountain stream was especially nice. The rooms were spacious and clean and there were good restaurants within walking distance. I'd go back.

Stayed: July 2006
7  Thank slrske
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Reviewed July 16, 2006

Great location on Fall Creek Entrance to RMNP and close to downtown Estes Park. The rooms were comfortable and well furnished. Had a microwave, fridge, and coffeemake with a private balcony overlooking the river rolling over rocks like a waterfall. There was a pool and hot tub, places to sit along the river, picnic tables and grills. This is for adults only (18 and over).

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Additional Information about Deer Crest Resort

Address: 1200 Fall River Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517-9137 (Formerly Deer Crest Chalet)
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Location: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#13 Family Hotel in Estes Park
Price Range: $98 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Deer Crest Resort is located on the Beautiful Fall River. We are a quiet, relaxing getaway for Adults only! Conveniently located between Town and the Entrance to Rocky Mt National Park. Hot tub, Free WIFI, 32inch Flat Screen Cable TV's, Rooms to Suites with kitchenettes and Fireplaces. Over half of our rooms with a/c. See website for our variety of room types and specific amenities. Just 5 mins to Entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park and just 5 mins to Town, shopping and all Festivals and Activities. Also on Summer Seasonal Free Shuttle Route. Restaurant nearby, just 2 min walk with lounge, coffee house, steakhouse & outside seating on the River. Stocked river for fishing. (Catch & release only). Enjoy our peaceful, quiet, Adults only Retreat. 100% Smokefree Riverfront property. Free parking. Complimentary snowshoes and poles for Winter. Hot tub, firepit, free DVD library. Peaceful, quiet, relaxing getaway. Open All Year! ... more   less 
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