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Rapids Lodge

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Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 18 August 2016

2 couples in #6 which faced the river with a full balcony. Nice kitchen, not enough glassware. No paper towels provided, although this was disclosed in the reservation, it would have been nice to have it provided. Toilet seat and tile in bathroom were broken; not sure why the maid didn't report this. Beds ok. Lock a little sticky on...

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Wildwood, Missouri
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We returned to The Rapids for dinner by the rushing river 18 years after our first romantic dinner there. We decided to stay at the Rapids Lodge for convenience and to enjoy the view of the river. We enjoyed our stay and found the cost reasonable, however the windows were sealed shut and there was no A/C so it got...

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Thank Robert R
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have been going to Grand Lake yearly for over 30 years and always stop to eat in the restaurant. Great food and atmosphere on the river. This year in August, stayed 4 nights in one of the condo's. Condo was warm and homey. Had a spectacular time. I will be back again next year. This place is number 1...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The room was spacious and comfortable. Nicely decorated. Restaurant was romantic and food delicious. Continental breakfast riverside would be fabulous. Manager was gracious. Good location, peaceful place.

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Placitas, New Mexico
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We've been staying at The Rapids Lodge on our yearly trip to Grande Lake for a few years. We enjoy the ambiance and serenity of the river. We find the staff very friendly and accommodating and is one reason we keep coming back. They have a nice bar and restaurant. While we enjoyed a great lunch, our dinner of Rib...

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Westerham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We stayed two nights in a River View condo: bedroom with a king bed, full bath, and a spacious open-plan kitchen and living room (with access to a patio by the Tonahutu Creek). The kitchen was very well equipped and overall the condo had everything for a comfortable stay. As other reviewers have noted it is a bit dated and...

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portsmouth, United States
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the Rapids Condos. Absolutely beautiful setting and so convenient. We felt away from it all, yet could walk to town for dinner, activities and shopping. Just a five minute drive to RMNP, loved it all! Highly recommend.

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Thank Terah H
Kernersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our room was clean and spacious, but dated..no frills here. The big calling card is the river...right out the back door! This is a great base location to enjoy Rocky Mountain National Park and the rest of Grand County.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had the Tree House suite, which has two bedrooms, two baths, kitchen, and a large and comfortable living and dining area. There is a view of the river from the dining area. There is a ceiling fan in one bedroom, and a plug-in portable fan in the other, and both were necessary, since the suite is on the third...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A very dated but enjoyable place. If you are only interested in the comforts of modern hotels, pass this place by. But the riverside setting and the old fashion ambiance was a real treat. Great bar and restaurant included. Fall asleep to sound of rapids just a few feet away.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Rapids Lodge and Restaurant (est. 1915) is located on the banks of the scenic and peaceful Tonahutu River in the town of Grand Lake. Known as "Grand Lake's Hidden Gem", we are just one short block from the end of main street in town (where all the shops are) and one short block from the lake. Most diverse accommodation in Grand Lake. Pet-friendly CABINS, RAPIDS SUITES (some pet-friendly), CONDOS (sleep up to 12) and LODGE GUEST ROOMS. The Rapids Restaurant is rated three diamond by AAA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rapids Lodge

Address: 210 Rapids La., Grand Lake, CO 80447
Region: United States > Colorado > Grand County > Grand Lake
Price Range: €198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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“Overlooking the river/creek”
  • 1B, Double Murphy Bed And Queen Sofabed
 of 5 bubbles midfielder8, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are a family or friends traveling, the Treehouse Suite is perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles SSTripping, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room at back of lodge is on creeek.”
 of 5 bubbles dem711, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the river have a balcony and better views.”
 of 5 bubbles millsd1, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor treehouse is unique and I believe a former brothel. Lodge is also haunted, I'm told.”
 of 5 bubbles kbanderson, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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