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The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Very nice owners in an older, unique establishment. I wished the lobby provided a place to hang out but it was small and cluttered due to rehab work. Do not expect any amenities like coffee although there are places near buy where you can purchase for a very reasonable price.

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Scott S, Manager at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello and Thank you for your review of The Viking Lodge. Please come back when all our remodeling is done.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was my second stay at the Viking. No frills, great value, Mom and Pop operation, Owners were on site doing maintenance and repairs. Super friendly. Don't expect the Ritz but you will be comfortable and happy.

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello - Thanks for the review. Still doing repairs...its never ending. A new roof summer '17, still the best dirt parking lot around though.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If it was clean I would have enjoyed myself more. The sink looked like it was not washed at all or the bathtub and there was pieces of trash on the floor and the night tables. I was not impressed. The staff was not very welcoming either. Why would you go back?

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Hello Ms Contrearas Thank you for your review. Looks like we failed in housekeeping and customer service. I will discuss you concerns with both departments involved.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Nice lodge right on the strip. Staff was friendly and the room was ok. A bit run down but rustic. Great Harley parking so all in all, no major complaints. Trip advisor snuck in some extra charges after submitting my credit card so they are the biggest gripe

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, hope you enjoyed your bike ride through RMNP.

Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Old, Old, Old. Heard there are new owners, so maybe they will put some money into it, because it is cute and well worth it. And Scott was very nice. No discounts offered of course but he was nice. No heat in the room and it was only 57 degrees in the room when we woke up. Mister as a...

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Yes, we just purchased the building and working on upgrades. We do list many discounts through our website. Will take a look at electrical issues in your room.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We absolutely loved this place. The price was right. It wasn't fancy, but it had everything we needed. It was clean and very charming. The owners were exceptional.....very friendly and helpful. Very close (within walking distance) to a number of great restaurants and some nightlife as well.

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us, please come back.

Reviewed 25 July 2016

visited 1 night for the Divide Music Festival and Viking Lodge was perfect. Room was rustic, very clean and cozy. You can tell they had to be creative with use of space to keep the cost low - thank you! Location was awesome, walked to a fabulous breakfast and enjoyed the art fair going on that weekend. We had a...

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed 2 nights to celebrate the 4th of July. Our room was very comfortable, the owners are great. The coffee was made early for us. This hotel is a true Colorado Lodge from years ago. The price was more then reasonable and the location is wonderful.

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. Please come back again. Fall is a great time of year.

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Everything is Winter Park has been torn down and built up anew. This lodge is one the oldest and maybe the only old time buildings in the area. The rooms are small but unique. Great value in the heart of the city.

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Scott S, Owner at The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We liked the atmosphere and room, our style is laid back, comfortable and unpretentious. We felt at home. The location is perfect along the main street since everything is walking distance. We'll be back for sure.

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Thanks for staying with us. Please do come back!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You get what you pay for… Located in downtown Winter Park, the Viking Lodge and Ski Shop is an icon in Winter Park. Since 1953 we have been providing affordable lodging to guests who just want to ski and have a great time. At The Viking Lodge you get what you pay for. The carpets are old, the walls are thin, and the TV’s are not flat screen. But we won’t break your budget; we offer cheap accommodations in an old ski lodge at a great location in downtown Winter Park. We have 21 rooms; from VERY small to apartments. All rooms have private baths and color televisions; box style televisions, yes they are old TV’s, but you should be outside not sitting in your room watching TV. Pool, gym, ice sculptures, room service, robes, bell boys, 24 hour front desk, spa – this is a list of stuff we don’t have. We do have clean rooms, a great downtown location, game room, friendly staff and the best dirt parking lot in Winter Park. We don’t do daily maid service or mints on pillows, but if you ask we will clean your room and find a mint somewhere. If you’d rather be surfing the web than skiing, riding, biking, hiking, reading, chatting with friends or meeting new ones, you’ll be pleased to know that we have Wi-Fi in the lobby. I suppose some have to work anyway. You can make use of our luggage room before check-in and after check-out. Our reception is not open all day (heck we would rather be outside skiing, riding, biking or hiking too) but no fear, we will leave directions for check-in; usually at the Ski Shop or T-shirt shop. If you will be arriving after hours (like 6PM) please call. Coming soon The Viking Lodge is a work in progress; despite all attempts to the contrary we are becoming more impressive on a daily basis. Some rooms even have tile in the bathrooms, new sinks and fancy bedspreads and curtains. ... more   less 

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Address: 78966 US Highway 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
Region: United States > Colorado > Grand County > Winter Park
Price Range: $104 - $1,581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Viking Lodge and Ski Shop 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Bottled water and snacks would be handy to bring.”
A6565HWchristined, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Serves its purpose and the very basics as advertised”
johnleofinan, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Walls are thin, and plan on lots of stairs (which they do disclose).”
Willow12441, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room was upstairs, quiet. view of parking lot, but that didn't matter”
karlah369, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room 12 was worth the upgrade. Room 8 is a place to sleep.”
davidhB1277SI, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
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