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The Maxwell Inn

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Dana provided us an excellent stay at the inn. The rooms were super clean, the bed and pillows were excellent. Dana helped with giving us advice on the local sites, parking, and wonderful directions to the National Park, and the beautiful scenic ride back to Denver. I would definitely stay there again. The Maxwell Inn is located right on the...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Motel under current owner has been nicely remodeled. Beds are comfy. Our room was a nonsmoking room and believe the whole place my be. This is nice as my wife is allergic to cigarette smoke. The place is very clean, tidy and has a breakfast. thanks

Thank achiappetta2017
DanaMax553, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Achiappetta - Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay, and for staying with us this winter. Our motel is no smoking, and we get many many guests who share that they appreciate that, as allergies (such as your wifes) are pretty common. We've worked hard to make our place simple and special and we...

Parker, Colorado
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our room was very clean and nicely updated. Our room had a microwave and refrigerator which we greatly appreciated. Owners were very pleasant and courteous. We enjoyed our stay and will come back again. Great place for a New Years stay!

Thank dbnieto
DanaMax553, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

DBNieto - Thank you for taking the time to review our motel! We try to make our place special and inviting for folks and we're glad that you enjoyed it. New Years is a little tough because most people want to be out late and that can impact other travelers' experience - but it's great to hear that everyone (yourselves...

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Our family came to Estes for a quick little after Christmas getaway. We stayed for 2 relaxing nights! We stayed in one of the double queen rooms. The room was clean, warm and very inviting. The room had wood finishing and cute lamps throughout. I especially enjoyed the fuzzy blanket on the bed. We actually spent quite a bit of...

Thank willtravel8090
DanaMax553, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

WillTravel - What a wonderful review, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We're glad that you enjoyed Estes in the winter - it's definitely a different place when there is snow and blowing winds. The hot tub is great in just about any type of weather, but I agree, when it's blowing 40mph outside, it definitely...

Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Loved everything about it, clean, tidy, pleasant rooms. Fridge and microwave oven in the room. Breakfast area has a nice fireplace. The lady at the front desk was also very nice and welcoming. I would definitely come back here.

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MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Pavel - Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our motel! Our rooms aren't the biggest, and our motel isn't the largest place in town, but we have really worked tirelessly to make it comfortable and special for people who want to stay away from the typical hotel feel type places. Thanks for your kind words...

Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Great place for an early winter stay in Estes Park. We enjoyed the entire experience, from making our reservation, checking in, recommendations on where to eat and of course the room itself. Property is very nicely maintained and room was squeaky clean. Continental breakfast had all we needed, and is in a quaint room. Elk across the street were an...

Thank irishfanmn
MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

IrishFan - Sometimes people ask if we pay the elk to hang around, and I really wish it was that simple! We see them pretty regularly in the fall, and it's great that you got to experience seeing them up close as well. We try to help guests out with recommendations while respecting that some people want to do their...

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed just one night but a good one. Very thing is clean and staff was nice. They have a good location, near the town and the RMNP. They also offer free simple breakfast so you get more bang for your money. Only thing is they are very strict with check out time.

Thank Trica6y
MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Trica6y - Thank you for staying with us and we're glad you enjoyed our motel. The location is one of the best aspects of our place and most people just walk downtown or take a short drive to get into the Park. We apologize for any perceived lack of flexibility on check out time, as sometimes we're bound by the...

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Comfortable, cozy, updated, very clean and nicely appointed. Highly recommend! Continental breakfast offered many varieties of items, and we ate ours next to the fireplace. We will definitely go again.

Thank Maetreehuggergirl
MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Mae - Thank you for the kind words and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your time here! While we do have the constraints of a building built 40 years ago, we have made the most of our special place and are glad you enjoyed it. Thanks again and we hope you can return to Estes in the future.

Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is my first trip to Rocky Mountain Denver Colorado. Although the weather was cold, we were pleased to experience fallen snow and Maxwell Inn ambience and surrounding is simply marvellous. Dana, the owner, is friendly and gives us good tips about RMNP. A cozying resort place indeed

Thank Esther E
MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Esther - It was very nice to meet you and your family and it's great to hear that you enjoyed Estes and our place so much! I'm so happy it snowed a bit for you while you were here, and just a couple days after you left we had one day where the temps got down to -18deg F overnight!...

Reviewed 29 November 2016

My husband and I loved everything about our short stay at The Maxwell Inn during our first visit to Estes Park. We booked our accommodations the same day and were happy to learn that a queen bedroom on the first floor was available. The place was spotless and the decor felt modern yet cozy. The towels and collection of Roam...

Thank psharma89
MaxwellInn, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review

Psharma - Thank you for deciding to stay here last weekend! The winter is a very different time in Estes, much slower and calm. If you can handle the colder weather when hiking or being out and about, it's pretty enjoyable. We're glad that you enjoyed your quick stay with us. The Roam toiletries are made in the USA, which...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A family owned and operated hotel, The Maxwell Inn is a ten minute river walk from downtown, is just three miles from Rocky Mountain National Park, and is centrally located to experience the best Estes Park has to offer. The cozy rooms feature handmade alder furniture, comfortable linens and custom made bed duvets. Our hot tub and flagstone patio with fire pit are both a great place to relax after a long day in the park or after a stroll through the shops downtown. The owners are happy to ensure your vacation to Estes Park is a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Maxwell Inn

Address: 553 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9046
Region: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Price Range: $137 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Maxwell Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Mountain Sage Hotel
Mountain Sage Estes Park
The Maxwell Inn Estes Park, CO
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#1 Family Hotel in Estes Park
#2 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
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“We were on second (top) floor, backside, so it was really quiet.”
irishfanmn, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“First floor is comfortable to stay, because parking is close, to carry luggage.”
maxrampal, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great location. Close to the RMNP and a nice stroll to all the downtown shops.”
rogernrena, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I always like corner rooms because you get two views of the area”
42triciav, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We got a King room that was in its own building actually! Great Spot!”
, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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