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Discovery Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 21 November 2016

They've updated our favorite room. Beds are much more comfortable. Love that it is pet friendly. Great value. It's a little out of the way from the center of town but we get treated to elk that walk by the grounds! We could watch elk from our balcony or go inside to a cozy fire.

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area again soon, don't hesitate to call us.

Wakefield, Kansas
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is the BEST location in Estes Park to view the elk. The golf course was right out our lodge door where the elk like to hang out. We even had elf front and center from our room. We have stayed at the Discovery Lodge multi times. Booking early is highly recommended as they fill up quickly. Husband enjoyed fishing...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Happy Guest. Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care!

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight while visiting RMNP. comfortable, pretty quiet. Could walk to some shopping and restaurants but was easier to drive. Check in was easy, old school not a four seasons but clean and nice. Overall decent spot to rest your head

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would recommend us to a friend. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future.

Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The service was excellent. The front desk person LINDA went over and beyond the call of duty helping us with every question and detail of our trip. The room was great with views and plenty of room at very fair price. I WILL be getting that room again very soon. 2 beds with a couch , fireplace , windows all...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We will let Linda know that you were pleased with her service. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a two night stay. It was great! All Staff was very friendly and accommodating. From the moment we checked in, to the day we checked out . The room was very clean and we had a great vue of the whole city. We used the hot tub and it was clean and new. We have...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I hope your next stay is just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with.

Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I picked Discovery Lodge for our 15 hour vacation.Not a cookie cutter room,but a genuine knotty pine paneled cozy room with updated carpet. Great location close in to town, but when I took my dog out after dark, we were serenaded by 3 elk bugleling from different directions. That's authentic Colorado! Linda, at the front desk was...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Traveler. I am pleased to hear that you find our location to your liking. On your next visit, we are happy to share with you a sample itinerary that will help you maximize your stay in the area. I hope to see you again soon.

Texas
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Early November 2016 vacation for two retired adults. Discovery Lodge was great-enjoyed our stay very much-extended our stay two times-total of eight days! Brian and other employees were very helpful, courteous and friendly. Room cleaned extremely well each day. Fireplace in several rooms are available. The lodge was well maintained, very convenient to everything in Estes Park. Not a new...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. I will be sure to let our staff know how much of an impact they made on your experience. We are always pleased to be your second home when you're at the area.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I only spent one night here, but wish I was staying longer. Part of what made it so great was my room. I was in 202, which is set apart from the bigger 2-story complexes and is only attached to 203 - no one above, no one below. My deck had a lovely view of a pond, a grassy area...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear that we were able to offer you a refuge from your busy schedule. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

DEenver , Colorado
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great location. Just a short walk to downtown. Great friendly service. Could use some modern updates. Rooms very clean.Only down side is no coffee available in rooms. Nice little pond outside. Next to golf course.

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving us a perfect review! We strive to provide excellent service. We're excited about your next visit and hope it is soon!

Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My daughter and I spent a couple of days in Estes Park, shopping in town and hiking in RMNP. I was looking for lodging that was comfortable but wouldn't break the bank. Discovery Lodge was highly rated, so we decided to give it a try. I have to concur with other reviewers that this is a wonderful place to stay....

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would recommend us to a friend. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Discovery Lodge. We are within walking distance of downtown Estes Park Colorado. Although we are located near downtown, the views of the Rocky Mountains are clearly visible and some of the best. Here at the Discovery Lodge you are located just 10 minutes from the Rocky Mountain National Park. ... more   less 

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Address: 800 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
Region: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Price Range: RM299 - RM695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Discovery Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Discovery Hotel Estes Park
Discovery Motel Estes Park
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#2 Best Value Hotel in Estes Park
#11 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#12 Family Hotel in Estes Park
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“if you don't mind an upper level room it would provide a better moutain view, but all views were great”
cbailes, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on 2nd floor had parking ground level next to the front door yet a balcony on a back door overlooking the city a beautiful mountains.”
amally2017, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The upper level rooms in the 300s building, have balconies and better views.”
catherinecJ6125FU, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the mountains with a private deck. Will put you on the second floor.”
R3816LKbradb, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“King Rooms with Balcony have thin walls.”
teashaw2014, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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