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Murphy's River Lodge

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Grain Valley, Missouri
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Husband and I had a great time. Unfortunately we only had 1 night here passing through, but it would definitely be a do-over next time we are in Estes Park. Close to downtown, the stream behind it was nice, clean room, laundry facilities available, and friendly staff.

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Bailey, Colorado
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to stay when in Estes Park. Staff is very nice. I had a TV problem and Josh (the manager) was all over it. Had it handled nothing flat. Location is great. Right at the end of town, so walking into town for shopping and eating is no problem. I handled it fine and I am 72 with bad...

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

Thank you for the nice review ! Josh is a awesome employee and I am glad to hear that he was able to help you out. We have a awesome staff at Murphy's that do there best to make sure your trip is a memorable one ! Please come back and see us again !

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at Murphy's for two nights while hiking around RMNP during the day. We booked through a 3rd party site and got a pretty good deal. We decided to spend a little extra to make sure we had a riverfront room. To be fair, it's not much of a river, but it made for wonderful white noise to fall...

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

Thank you for the nice review ! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Our River rooms are very popular and you did a great job of describing your experience at Murphy's. We look forward to seeing you again soon !!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first thing you can't take your eyes off is Ol Man mountain right outside your window! Not to mention the river and in walking distance to downtown! The staff is out of this world and the rooms are super clean! Second time staying here and it keeps getting better!

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

Thank you for the nice review. Our location is awesome and we appreciate the kind words. Please come back and see us again soon !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean comfortable rooms, great staff, polite and courteous. Pool relaxing along with the hot tub. Enjoyed Continental breakfast and conversation with Pam. Location easy to get downtown and also to RMNP. Make sure to get your picture in the Big rocking chair.

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

Thank you for the nice review ! We think we have one the best locations in town and a awesome staff to boot! Please come back and see us again soon !

Norman, Oklahoma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place The owners/staff are very welcoming and friendly first step in the door. Our granddaughter was with us for her 16th birthday Spring Break trip and I believe of all the very nice places we stayed, this was her favorite. Our room was a one bath with kitchenette, fireplace and what I loved the most - a...

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

Glad you and your Grand Daughter enjoyed your stay at Murphy's River Lodge ! Our River rooms are amazing and we are glad you had a great time. Please come back and see us again !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have never been to Estes before so we didn't know what to expect. We had 3 adults a 14 yr old and an 11 yr old. The room had a king bed and a bunk bed with a trundle so everyone has their own bed. Breakfast was a typical continental breakfast and the pool was nice. This place is...

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

Thank you for the nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon !!

Centennial
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter's and I love Murphy's River Lodge. We have stayed here several times in the last couple years. During off season it is very reasonable to reserve a unit with a kitchen. The staff is friendly, and the pool is always clean. We appreciate having breakfast at the lodge instead of finding a place to dine out.

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

We love hearing from our repeat customers! Thank you for loyalty and we will continue to work hard to earn your business !! We are glad you enjoyed the amenities Murphy's River Lodge offers. We look forward to your return !!!

Westminster, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very clean and not to small. We could easily walk to town. Breakfast was your usual continental breakfast, nothing special. Maybe when they are busier they offer more variety. Staff was friendly. Pool area was very clean.

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

I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Murphy's. Thanks for complimenting our staff. We are lucky to have such a great group of people at Murphy's! Please come back and see us again soon !!

Fort Collins, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a romantic weekend getaway and were very pleased with this place. We got a king room with a balcony and fireplace for $114 plus tax. The continental breakfast was good and we got some sticky buns that added to the delight, you order them at the front desk for $4 each and they keep them warm in...

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

We have offered some pretty sweet deals this Winter-Spring and I am glad you were able to take advantage of them !! Now is a great time to visit Estes Park!!! We look forward to seeing you again soon !!!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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: $158 - $289 (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
Murphy's River Lodge Estes Park, CO
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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“106 has a small window in the front and a big window in the back that faces the river. in contrast to the rooms near us.”
  • King Riverfront
RamblingMariner, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was quiet even though it overlooked the parking lot.”
raymondw208, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the river.”
M7358TMchris, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We always ask for a the top floor”
muhn4us, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with a balcony and river view, fireplace options are nice too.”
324dougg, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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