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Discovery Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Jennings, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay. Excellent pricing. Small lake near to fish, walk or just relax, enjoying the great views. You might see an elk herd cross the road nearby and settle near the golf course. We were blessed to witness this. Very friendly service. Close to other activities. The Stanley Hotel is close by for all you Stephen King fans....

Thank Daniel371977
Coyote_Mountain, Owner at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are very pleased that you were able to see the elk herd! They do seem to enjoy our pond and of course the unlimited grass on the golf course. Have a great rest of your vacation and we do hope to see you again soon. Leslie

Denver, Colo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Estates Park for the night on business Saw Discovery Lodge on Trip advisor and remembered it getting to town Good location to downtown - very nice room with a Queen bed - great TV nice quaint property to walk around, and very good value for the price - I would stay here again

1Thank scubamancpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wasn't the greatest place I've ever stayed, but it served its purpose quite well. The rooms were clean and fairly spacious, and the staff was very helpful. We arrived in the middle of the night, well past check-in, but the front desk staff was nice enough to leave the room keys out for us overnight so that we could...

Thank Shelby R
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a true lodge. When you check in, the area is cozy and has amazing views! Our room was also very cozy and quiet and the bed was incredibly comfortable. Elk were in the field near the hotel. There is a fishing pond on the property that is catch and release. Everything was lovingly updated. We were with four...

Thank Captainbossy
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We loved the Discovery Lodge. The room was comfortable and clean with an awesome view of the mountains. It overlooks a pond on the property as well. You can't beat the location - we walked around Estes Park from the lodge and didn't drive once we checked in. They are also dog-friendly. Great vacation!!

Thank Melissa W
Kirbyville, Texas
Reviewed 10 April 2017

When my daughter and I finally arrived we were warmly and cheerfully greeted, had a fast check in. Right after we checked in the desk clerk called our room to inform us that the elk were crossing the road. We went out to watch them. Every morning I woke up and was ready when the office opened with fresh hot...

Thank cbailes
Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This was our first visit to the Discovery Lodge and I must say what a pleasant surprise we had. This hotel is an older establishment but very well maintained and cute in its simple rustic style. The rooms are safe, quiet, roomy, very clean and have a balcony with a nice view of Estes Park and the surrounding beautiful mountains....

Thank amally2017
Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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...

1Thank Catherine C
Centennial, Colorado
Reviewed 10 February 2017

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...

Thank Karen W
Arkansas, United States
Reviewed 18 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.

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $118 - $221 (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
Discovery Lodge Estes Park, CO
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#11 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#12 Family Hotel in Estes Park
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“Any room has great view of the mountains.”
Daniel371977, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“if you don't mind an upper level room it would provide a better moutain view, but all views were great”
cbailes, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on 2nd floor had parking ground level next to the front door yet a balcony on a back door overlooking the city a beautiful mountains.”
amally2017, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The upper level rooms in the 300s building, have balconies and better views.”
catherinecJ6125FU, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the mountains with a private deck. Will put you on the second floor.”
R3816LKbradb, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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