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El Colorado Lodge

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This not a lodge they are small independent cabins. They are clean. However they are little out dated and smell of fireplace smoke. Each cabin has a little fireplace, so they smell of smoke. They are doing some construction so the parking lot is a little dirty but easy to move around with your car. It is about a 20...

Thank Shamerider
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

El Colorado Lodge works fantasically for us! Myself, my mom, and her dog stay here in the spring and in the fall and love how centrally located it is to everything we enjoy doing in this area. We love hiking, so getting to the Red Rock Open Space and Garden of the Gods is a breeze! It is walking distance...

Thank mmmPatron
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We came back, and still love the lodge! Cabin 28 is a perfect set-up for a couple. A clean stand-alone cabin with a microwave, fridge, two heaters, a closet, parking, a couch, a table, a fireplace, and picnic table.... Can't beat it.

1Thank Thad S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very nice place. upgraded us to larger cabin. had fireplace in room and full kitchen. deer and rabbits walking around. near garden of the gods. Good places to eat near by. easy on and off main highway. THE only trouble was a bad wifi.

Thank Darrell P
Reviewed 28 August 2016

All the chains were booked so we looked for a "mom and pop" sort of place. The rooms are quiet because there are only 2 lodges to a building. The resort is spread out also. Don't expect much but if you don't want to be camping in the cold this is a pretty good place to stay. The bed was...

Thank D W
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My dad and brother and I stayed here for two nights driving through on our way to Pueblo after hearing Manitou Springs is a cute town. We had no plan and just stopped at the first lodgings we saw. I am so glad this was the first place we saw because the rooms were really nice, and the balcony was...

1Thank Katyles
Dodge City, Kansas
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was the only place in Manitou Springs that had any vacancy. That should have been our first clue! The location was good. The place is very dated and unclean. I could have handled the fact that it was old, but could not stomach the fact that it was not clean. It was very dirty and dingy, carpets stained and...

1Thank V9431URvanessab
susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

There isn't any excuse for untidiness. We always ask each guests if there is anything that needs our attention to let us know. Unfortunately, this didn't happen. Nothing hurts an establishment more than unhappy customers. I thank everyone for their stay at the El Colorado Lodge and appreciate their feedback on areas needing improvement. We will work harder! Thanks

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a last minute vacation with the family. It was actually the only place that had availability in Manitou Springs where we wanted to do all or activities. Staff is friendly and the idea is cool, but the rooms were not quite as clean as I would expect. Had a musty smell and actually found some trash under...

Thank rangergirl1113
susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

Appreciate your comments. We're have our direction for improvement. The hot tub was a bad idea. If 8 guests get in at the same time, this causes the water level to empty the tub when the jets are on. This caused the motor to jolt and blow out. Replacement was shipped and hot tub was and IS STILL up and...

Reviewed 1 August 2016

We booked a 3 night stay. The location was good and convenient. That's about all I liked. They don't clean daily, they just change out trash and provide clean towels. Never made the bed, never vacuumed. I wouldn't say this place is clean. The carpet was very stained and the whole room was outdated. I did not feel comfortable here....

1Thank Bambicory
susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

We have several bed sizes: twin, full, queen and kings. Sounds like the full size bed was too small for the two of you, but it may have been the only cabin available. Our policy is not to move any personal items off of the bed in order to make it up. That may have been why the bed was...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Will never stay here again! We stayed in cabin 25...the carpet was filthy! The cabin smelled. The cover they had on the futon was dirty and covered with dog hair. We took it off and stuffed it in the corner. Children's play ground was terrible. Garbage piled high in a wagon or something. One good thing..the help was very nice....

1Thank Debbie K
susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

And we will get HELP! There isn't any excuse for untidiness. We always ask each guests if there is anything that needs our attention to let us know and we'll make it right. Unfortunately, this didn't happen. Nothing hurts an establishment more than unhappy customers and a housekeeping staff only there for a paycheck. I thank you for your stay...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adobe cabins at the foot of Pikes Peak on 4 acres. Distinctive, Rustic Southwestern Flavor. Seasonal Fireplaces & Heated Pool. Hot tub. Meeting Room,Party Pavilion,BBQ grills, some kitchenettes, Playground, Volleyball Court, Picnic Area, A/C, and Some Pet Friendly units. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Colorado Lodge

Address: 23 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2424
Region: United States > Colorado > El Paso County > Manitou Springs
Price Range: RM457 - RM688 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Colorado Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Every room is unique, you may want to stay often.”
HapCampper345, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The cabins in the back are very private & have beautiful views of the mountains”
633debbien, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I have never had a bad cabin yet at the El Colorado Lodge and we are regulars.”
898WendyH, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms all were quiet but the bigger ones seemed to be in the back.”
RussellandLora, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Cabins 26-30 are at the back and away from the road.”
  • Bathroom
  • Front room w/fireplace
  • Front of cabin
  • Back view of cabin 26-29
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