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“Another great stay at Castle Mountain Lodge” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Castle Mountain Lodge
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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124 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Another great stay at Castle Mountain Lodge”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2009

Traveled in Oct with my husband for our anniversary. We stayed in Castle Tower and had a great time. I first stayed at Castle Mountain Lodge in 1995 and loved it back then. I knew when I finally returned to Estes Park that I would be making a trip back. I did, and it was just as good as I had remembered. Clean, cozy, very friendly, awesome property, and awesome location. Just a few miles to Estes Park and a few miles to the Park entrance. It may be another 14 years before I get the chance to go back to Estes Park, but when I do, I will be staying at Castle Mountain Lodge again! Thanks for the great memories!

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Pearland
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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2009

We highly recommend Castle Mountain Lodge. We stayed 3 nights in Castle #2 and had a great experience. The entire staff was friendly. They made us feel at home. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The lodge is located about 3 miles from the Rockies.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Dallas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2009

We visited with 11 members of our family. Son, wife, and three grandchildren in "Tower" . The rest of us in River Castle 1, A and B. The river was a great attraction for the children!
Our cabin was perfect. It was very clean, and had everything one would need for cooking, everything!
Everyone was excedingly friendly. The ice cream social was very special.
We were so very happy that we had chosen Castle Mountain Lodge for our family gathering.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2009

We just returned from our 30th Wedding Anniversary trip to RMNP. Castle Mountain Lodge was the perfect location for us. We enjoyed sitting by the river (on their property) at night and even saw a deer in the river. We stayed in River Castle 6, it is a stand-alone cabin and it was somewhat secluded and very private. The staff did not intrude at all. It was clean and had all the amenities we needed - fresh towels everyday. I would recommend this lodge to anyone who is intending to visit RMNP.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank GuruHari
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Bowling Green, KY
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2009

The Castle Mtn Lodge (CML) is a great place to stay only 2 miles from an entrance to Rocky Mtn National Park (RMNP) or into downtown Estes Park. Conclusion: excellent location.

We are day hikers and RMNP was the purpose of our visit. We sought lodging within proximity of the park for a reasonable price, which was about $85+ tax/per night in early June for the 4 weekdays we stayed.

We stayed in Castle 3, part of the lodge which offers guests two queen size beds. It was affordable since we booked ahead of the busy season which begins mid-June. The room was large and clean and included a microfridge and coffee pot. The bathroom was standard size and offered a sink and tub/shower but there was no ventilation fan which was an annoyance. Heating was provided via electric baseboards; we were never cold.

Our host, Ruth Lujean, was very helpful. We often badgered her about the area and for the key to the hot tub, which was very therapeutic after a hike.

We recommend this lodge and would stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BGtravelers
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Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2009

Local owners and staff are very helpful. close to downtown but, closer to the park. The fridge and microwave in our room made it great for sandwhiches to go and a quick breakfast. I would stay their again. Great hot tub!

  • Stayed June 2009
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Dayhiker6000
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Canada
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2009

Castle Mountain Lodge was a nice place to stay, if only for the one night. It was close to Rocky Mountain National Park, so we could drive there easily. It was also close to many restaurants in town. We had one room with two queen-sized beds, and it was a good size for a family of four. One thing that was enjoyable was the small playground area. There was a play structure with swings and a slide as well as shuffle board, horse-shoes, and tether ball. Although we only saw rabbits and squirrels, I have seen pictures of the elk coming and grazing right beside the rooms (we even saw elk walking in town). There is also a river right by the outside of the rooms which was very pretty and I believe that you can go fishing there as well.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank W0rld_Traveller22
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Additional Information about Castle Mountain Lodge

Property: Castle Mountain Lodge
Address: 1520 Fall River Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517-9104
Location: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 77 Specialty Lodging in Estes Park
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Castle Mountain Hotel Estes Park

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