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Reviewed 15 May 2014

I have stayed in a few places in Estes, but this place is by far the best. We were there for one night for my daughters birthday. We got two rooms and both were very nice. My room had a kingsize bed with fireplace. My daughter and her friends shared a room with two queen size beds. The beds were...

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

Thank you for your review! Thank you for the many compliments. Our River rooms are very popular, and our River rooms that have fireplaces are always in hight demand. We look forward to you staying with us again next time you are in Estes Park!

Lynn Haven, Florida
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Such a wonderful place, amazing setting, right on the river, beautiful clean rooms and a great staff. Do yourself a favor and stay here if you can. The continental breakfast is very nice and the host kept the room exceptionally clean. Everyone was so helpful and we love the picture in the giant chair. We will definitely come back. Thank...

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

Thank you for your review! I am happy you enjoyed your Daughter's birthday/ Mother's Day trip. Thank you for the compliment about Pam our breakfast attendant, she does a wonderful job making sure everything is kept stocked and clean for all our guest. We look forward to you returning and staying with again next time you are in Estes Park.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

Such an awesome place! The rooms are clean, tidy and comfy and are directly by the river. The staff are great and so helpful. It is located half a block away from the center of everything. Friends visited from Boulder and the staff provided a grill for us to start a fire and we chilled all night by the river....

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

Saleh, Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It was great talking with you and your father. I look forward to you returning and staying with us again in the future.

Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 13 May 2014

This property was a very nice place to stay! We chose to do a king room condo on the river as it was 3 adults and one 3 y/o. It was plenty of room for all of us, we had a little deck area off the back and the river was a few feet from it. It was nice to...

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

Angie, Thank you for your reviews! I am glad you were able to enjoy your stay with us. The sofa sleepers in all of our bottom King River Condo just got replaced this month and I am happy to hear that they are comfortable. We look forward to you returning to Estes Park and staying with us again.

Brighton, Colorado
Reviewed 11 May 2014

My husband and I just left this awesome place, we loved the friendly staff they have and how clean the place is. We have been to other hotels/motels in Estes but so far Murphy's is the top place to be for us, its friendly, clean and just right for our budget. We are talking about going back soon with our...

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

Veronica, Thank you for your review! Thank you for your compliments on our staff and our rooms. We look forward to you returning with your kids!

Reviewed 5 May 2014

I had a great stay, at Murphy's River Lodge. There was a great breakfast, and some very kind people. =) Also the rooms were really good, nice, and clean... I can only recomend the place.. Great experience. =)

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

Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the compliments on our breakfast, staff and clean rooms. We look forward to you returning and staying with us again soon!

Everson, Washington
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We just stayed at Murphy's River Lodge with a group of 20 Danish Young Farmers. It was the last stop on a 10 day tour of farms and ranches between Mpls and Denver... And, Murphy's could not have been a nicer end to our trip. From the moment we arrived, Doug and Annette, Managers, had smiles, were totally on top...

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

Charlie, Thank you for your review! It was great to have your group stay with us. Your group was a lot of fun and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to you returning to Estes Park and staying with us again soon!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We chose Murphy's because of its location beside the Fall River, which flowed right beside our room, because of its proximity to Estes Park, and because it was clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced. It isn't fancy, but the owners clearly take pride in its amenities and upkeep.

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

Carol, Thank you for your review! We are glad you stayed with us at Murphy's River Lodge. Our river rooms are very popular, and the sound of the river right outside the rooms very relaxing. We do take pride in our lodge and we have great staff members that work very hard. We look forward to you turning to stay...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 29 April 2014

On a recent visit to Estes Park we decided to spend the night, instead of driving the two hours back to Denver. We had our black lab with us so we needed a place that had a vacancy and also took dogs. We found Murphy's River Lodge about 5 blocks blocks from the center of town and had a perfect...

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

Denny, Thank you for your review! We are happy you enjoyed your stay. We are one of the few hotels in Estes Park that do have pet friendly rooms available. We look forward to you returning again soon!

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 April 2014

My family and I enjoyed our stay at Murphys River Lodge. The staff was friendly and helpful, rooms were nice and clean, and hot tub was very relaxing. Location is perfect walking distance to all the shops. The scenery is breath taking! Without a doubt we will be back!! Thanks

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

Carly, Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the compliments on our friendly staff and clean rooms and I am also glad you had a chance to relax in our hot tub. We look forward to you and your family returning to stay with us again soon!

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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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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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 

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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 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#5 Family Hotel in Estes Park
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