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Brighton, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful get-away weekend doing the Paint & Sip class, wine tasting and just relaxing! Thanks for all the little extras (our souvenir picture) The only thing I would change is to have a fireplace room and a view of the river would be great. We were on the bottom level with no view and didn't have considerate...

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you had a great time. We encourage guests to call the front desk to get the exact type of room you want. We do indeed have the room you described. We look forward to seeing you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

DenCo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Winter is a great time to visit Estes Park. The rates are lower and the crowds are smaller. We found a great rate for the Murphy's River Lodge and decided to spend the weekend. We left happy and can't wait to stay there again. The pool and hot tub were very clean and well organized. The only negative thing that...

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy you had a great time. Sorry to hear you had noisy neighbors. We are glad you will be staying with us again. See you soon at Murphy's River Lodge.

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fine establishment donated rooms for over 200 Hope Kids, and their family members. The rooms are clean, roomy and comfortable. Great for families with breakfast, pool, and beautiful setting. Very close to all attractions. Staff super friendly and helpful.

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy that we could give to the Hope Kids. When we see families get away and enjoy, have fun and relax, it makes our hearts happy. Thanks for letting us know you had a wonderful experience. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, we just got home from an amazing weekend getaway in Estes Park at Murphy's River Lodge. Our family cannot wait to go back and stay again at Murphy's. The Lodge was absolutely beautiful and super inviting. Our room was very clean and it had all the amenities we love. The kids LOVED the pool and swam every day! The...

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for all the compliments and the great description. We love hearing that your kids enjoyed the pool. We do have an amazing staff and we are glad you noticed and complimented them. We are happy you had a wonderful time. We look forward to seeing you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Bluffton, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful , relaxing night in a King room with a fireplace. It was a girls' get-a-way with my daughters. The room was clean and comfortable and the fireplace made it especially cozy. Since it was off season , we got a great price on a beautiful room.

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you had a great time at our Lodge. It's great when you can get a girls' get-a-way. We are glad you had a relaxing time. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly, and the room was great! Having the fireplace made our stay particularly special! The room was spacious, clean, and quiet. The indoor pool and hot tub was also great for a winter visit. I would definitely recommend it!

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending us. We are happy you had a great time and enjoyed the indoor pool and hot tub. We are glad you liked your room too. It's so nice when you can enjoy the peaceful Winter time in Estes Park. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at Murphy's River Lodge are the best in the business. They are friendly, helpful and genuinely great people. They are knowledgeable regarding town events and hotspots. Mountain towns and the quality of people are what makes Colorado a perfect place to be!

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are happy to know you had a great experience. Thanks for mentioning our wonderful staff. We feel lucky to be in the town on Estes Park. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here last week. What an amazing property. Clean, comfortable and very reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly and helpful when making the reservation and at check in. I would recommend getting one of the rooms facing the river. The property is located very close to town and yet very quiet and peaceful.We will definitely...

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know you had a great time at our Lodge. It's nice to hear great things about our staff. It's great you enjoyed the peacefulness. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly people, great service, and comfortable confines. Everyone and everything made you feel at home. Father-Daughter trip for a three day weekend. Loved the windows open... fresh mountain air and the soothing sound of the nearby stream. Nice walk into town. Daughter enjoyed the pool and great breakfast.

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It's great you had a wonderful weekend with your daughters. Breathing the fresh mountain air is the best. We are glad you and your daughters enjoyed. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were very clean ,the staff were all friendly and welcoming. The desk attendence were knowledgeable of the area.The hot tub and pool were great! We will return again. Great price range as well.

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Thanks for letting us know you had a great time. We are happy to hear you will be back. Return visits are the best compliment of all. We hope to see you soon at Murphy's River Lodge.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Murphy's River Lodge is located 2 blocks from downtown Estes Park and backs to the Fall River. Murphy's was remodeled in 2011 and has a reputation of having the friendliest staff in town. Your stay at Murphy's comes with free wifi,free breakfast,indoor heated pool and hot tub,20 River front rooms ,6 pet friendly rooms and several value rooms for our friends on a tighter budget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Murphy's River Lodge

Address: 481 West Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
Region: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Price Range: €99 - €185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Murphy's River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Murphy`s River Hotel Estes Park
American Wilderness Hotel
American Wilderness Lodge
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#3 Business Hotel in Estes Park
#5 Family Hotel in Estes Park
#5 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
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“101 is awesome”
 of 5 bubbles 106jenit, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the river should give you a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles snowpink7, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Let the staff know your needs and they will suit you perfectly.”
 of 5 bubbles brandonbadamo, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ever room has a great view”
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“I would recommend the upper level of the lodge and facing the river”
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