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Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Estes Park is one of my favorite get-aways, especially in the winter. This was my first stay at Discovery Lodge, and I was delighted with the accommodations, value, and friendly staff. The renovated room (#301) is spacious with cheerful mountain lodge decor. Large picture windows let in light and frame partial views of the surrounding mountains. It is conveniently located...

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Centennial, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best place to stay while in Estes Park! The hotel is conveniently located in town close to restaurants and shopping and it is also a great place to watch the wildlife of Estes Park! The staff is always helpful and does their best to accomodate requests... you just need to ask ant they spring into action! Brian...

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Arkansas, United States
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The staff was extremely helpful and outgoing. The room was clean but there was dog hair on the floor and other places. However, much like most places in Estes Park it is dated and the room and facilities show their age. There was damage in our room to the trim that had to potential to cut your foot in the...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that overall your experience was positive. I am disappointed to hear that our room service and housekeeping staff didn't meet your expectations. This critical feedback will be used in training our staff. Thank you and look forward to seeing you soon.

Minot, United States
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This property has a great view of the mountains and is located within a half miles walk of shopping and great restaurants. The staff was very nice and the property is comfortable and pet friendly. Everything was comfortable and clean. I want to say I would stay here again BUT... the walls were so thin that I basically had front...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and I am pleased that you had a good stay overall.However, I apologize for the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay and don't hesitate to call me to share more information and I will try my best to rectify the situation.

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little rusty looking rooms! The heater didn't work well though so we're kind of freezing a bit but it's okay! :) we enjoyed our stay! The view from our room is priceless! Sunrise and sunset loved it! Estes park is indeed a must visit! We're going to come back again soon!

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel.

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I recently spent a week in Colorado to explore, camp, do some hiking and whatever other adventure we could find. I found Discovery Lodge on TripAdvisor and originally booked it for two nights to put us close to Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park. After checking in, meeting Smokey, the dog, I was very pleased with our room. A...

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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!

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my fiancé and the rooms are so cute and cozy. We had to cut a stay a night short and they refunded all of our money back to us with no problem. We will definitely be coming back!!!!

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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.

Edmond, Oklahoma
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Very much enjoy this place! Linda was very helpful in accomodating what I needed! On a previous trip upon checking out was asked if I saw the elk parade past my room that morning. I was asleep but please you can wake me for that! Did see them night before so knew they were close. The elk do like that...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let Linda that she made an impact during your stay. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon!

Wisconsin
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A belated review on a trip my wife and I made there a couple months ago we arrived there about 4 pm to check in and they could not give us a room because there was a power outage in he neighborhood. No problem, stuff happens, we just poked around downtown Estes Park for awhile and had dinner. Upon returning...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a great review! We love the Elk here at the lodge and they love the property! We are so happy to hear about your wonderful experience. We hope you and your family make it up next year for another season of the Elk rut!

Loveland
Reviewed 11 December 2016

My husband's birthday is December 10th. We planned an overnight trip to Estes Park and we made a reservation at Discovery Lodge. We arrived and we were greeted by the receptionist very warmly. She allowed us to see several rooms and we settled on 311. It was a very cozy room with two queen beds that were very comfortable when...

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Coyote_Mountain, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Traveler. Belated happy birthday to your husband! I am glad to hear that our hotel and our staff were instrumental to make your celebration memorable. Hopefully, we can celebrate your birthday with you again next year, and the year after that. All the best.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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 

Additional Information about Discovery Lodge

Address: 800 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
Region: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Price Range: €64 - €150 (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
#11 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#12 Family Hotel in Estes Park
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“The upper level rooms in the 300s building, have balconies and better views.”
 of 5 bubbles catherinecJ6125FU, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the mountains with a private deck. Will put you on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles R3816LKbradb, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“King Rooms with Balcony have thin walls.”
 of 5 bubbles teashaw2014, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“request a room with a view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles davidaN753VL, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“For 2 adults, I suggest the King Rooms with the balcony. For a family or couples the 2 bedrooms with the fireplace are very fun.”
 of 5 bubbles E9316ZGlisas, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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