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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, rustic! Just what you would want for its location. Right at a trailhead into the Rocky Mountain National Park. Within walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, shops, etc. in town. Would definitely stay there again!

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Hillary M, Executive Director at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Why thanks! It's so fun to be a rustic mountain experience that is also just a few blocks away from the town, and there is no finer small town than Grand Lake. ;-) We hope to see you again next season. Enjoy your winter!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It's not the Hilton, and that's the point. Come for the experience of meeting others and sharing an adventure. The room accommodations are spartan but adequate. The staff is friendly, the location is fantastic, and the overall effect is incomparable.

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Hillary M, Executive Director at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

It's always lovely to meet someone who connects with our not-for-profit mission. Thank you for the kind words. I couldn't agree more about the effect (and affect) that Shadowcliff has on people of all walks of life. See you next season!

Ann Arbor
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Staff was super helpful. Accomodations were very clean. The lodge, where the best Wifi was very inviting and comfy with guest kitchen. We stayed in a cabin because we had 5 people altogether. Not fancy but can't beat the views from the property and the wildlife nearby. Just minutes from downtown, could easily walk there from Shadowcliff. Nice to not...

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Susan H, Manager at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts about Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge. It is wonderful to hear from our guests and learn how they were impacted by their visit to Shadowcliff and the beautiful surroundings. We sincerely hope you will have an opportunity to return to our "hideaway" lodge in the future and take-in even more. Thanks again for your...

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Shadowcliff is an amazing place to stay no matter what kind of experience you'd like to have. It is a quick walk to town, where you can peruse gift shops, rent a boat, grab a bite to eat, catch a theater performance or attend the latest community event. If you're in the mood for a hike, Shadowcliff has easy access...

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Susan H, Manager at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking time to tell other abouts your Shadowcliff experience. You certainly captured the essence of Shadowcliff with your wonderful words. It's gratifying to know that our guests appriciate their time here and that they are enriched by all the benefits. We hope your travels will bring you to the area again when you can...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Best place to stay in Grand Lake! Beautiful view of the lake and there is also a stream on the property. Access to hiking trails in Rocky Mt. National Park without going into the park. Plus you can walk into town.

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Susan H, Manager at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, so much, for taking time to share your Shadowcliff experience. It is always gratifying to know that our guests enjoyed their time at Shadowcliff and that the beauty of the surroundings enhanced their visit. We look forward to having an opportunity in the future to welcome you back to Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge.

Reviewed 25 August 2016

Wonderful stay at Shadowcliff. Very clean, friendly staff, wonderful access to guest kitchens, great views, walking access to lake, restaurants and trails. My daughter had an unexpected medical emergency and the staff was wonderfully supportive. Only negatives were weak wifi and no acoustical insulation between guest rooms. After a few guests were noisy one night, the staff posted "Quite between...

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Susan H, Manager at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Shadowcliff... Thank you, so much, for taking time to review the Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge and staff. It is always encouraging to hear that our guests are feeling good about their time here. It is also good to know the things we may be able to work on and improve in order to offer our guests an even better...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 August 2016

we stayed three nights and enjoyed our stay very much- went on two great hikes in the park- the people are extremely nice- it is a little like european hostels except you can have rooms for yourselves

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Susan H, Manager at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks, so much, for taking time to comment on your stay at Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge. It is always good to hear from our guests and learn more about what they like about our lodge. We hope there will be a time in the future when you will join us again and enjoy the activities of the area. Looking forward to...

Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is an eco lodge that means you have make your own bed and there's no private bathrooms. The food is great and the Staff is excellent. I've stayed there with groups and did a couple of trips by myself. It's the best value in Grand lake with views of the whole town from the balcony and almost every room.

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Susan H, Manager at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments about Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge. It is so rewarding to hear from our guests. We hope you will continue to visit us and appreciate your time in providing this review. Until next time...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The staff was super friendly and welcomed me and my friend. The women's hostel was clean and comfy as well. The only concern would be that there's no lock for the room. Still, I felt safe staying there and there were other people traveling alone and they seemed just fine.

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Susan H, Manager at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us hear about your visit to Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge and the women's hostel. Our dedicated staff makes every effort to provide clean and enjoyable accommodations. Shadowcliff has always been a place where "family" comes to refresh and rejuvenate. It's a lot like coming home and it's good to know you felt the safety of the surroundings. Thank...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Shadowcliff was such a sweet last minute find for us! Perfect for families! I was so happy to see the game/play area in the lobby to keep my 2 year old son entertained while we made a quick breakfast in the guest kitchen. We stayed in the lodge rooms with a double and 2 bunks. They are simple and affordable....

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Susan H, Manager at Shadowcliff Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, so much, for taking time to share your thoughts about Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge. It is always nice to hear that our guests are truly embracing the "heart" of Shadowcliff. Children are an important part of keeping the Shadowcliff story alive and knowing your child enjoyed the surroundings of the lounge make us smile! Thanks again for your words...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shadowcliff is a 4-acre mountain retreat featuring 2 lodges providing private guest rooms, a hostel, and three cabins. The property features unforgettable views of Grand Lake and towering mountain peaks. Rocky Mountain National Park is a two-minute walk away. Lodges provide private rooms with shared bathrooms, common lounge and dining areas, kitchen facilities, and a quiet restful environment. We have three self contained cabins that will accommodate up to 8 adults. One cabin sits right on the rivers bend. Reduced rates and meal services are available for larger groups (15 or more). WE ARE OPEN FROM MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY THROUGH THE END OF SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR. WE ARE AVAILABLE BY TELEPHONE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. THANK YOU. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shadowcliff Lodge

Address: 405 Summerland Park Road, P.O. Box 658, Grand Lake, CO 80447
Region: United States > Colorado > Grand County > Grand Lake
Price Range: $86 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Best wifi in lodge and not in cabins. Had to stay 3 nights though.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenY937, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms with view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles thomasfellner, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Suite 7 was very spacious! Suite 3 was a little cramped for 3 people.”
 of 5 bubbles behoove12, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms sleep 3-5, dorms have twin beds, cabins sleep a larger number. All are quaint and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles BettyCrockerLV, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lake view is best , choose rooms with lake view. Cliffside view is also good not bad.”
 of 5 bubbles PankajR28262, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
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