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Dakota Lodge at River Run Village
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

So disappointed! Booked this place back in November for my kids' and my sister's kids Christmas present. Nice, friendly guy on the phone assured us things were all taken care of, 2 rooms together, ski in/ski out. WRONG! We were put in 2 separate buildings and they made no effort to fix it only gave us granola bars! We had to walk a quarter of a mile to and from the gondola in ski boots carrying our equipment. That was fun with a 9 and 6 year old! I will take my money & kids elsewhere next time!

Stayed: March 2015
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Reviewed 6 March 2015

The location of this property could not be better. We walked to the gondola in the mornings, had a nice dip in the hot tub in the late afternoon, and cooked dinners near the fireplace at night. Can't ask for a better vacation in the mountains than that! The check in and check out process was seamless and all our questions were answered. Parking is below the building on the basement floor, just an elevator ride down from our room. So easy. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: February 2015, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 February 2015

We rented Dakota 8512 and were satisfied, not "wow"ed. We rented through summitcove.com. It is a ten minute walk to the gondola, but no problem. The usual amentiies - under building enclosed parking garage, hot tub, free wifi, slope-facing balcony, nice fireplace. Nice adder was a humidifier, which I highly recommend. We have also stayed at Arapahoe and Red Hawk in the past, they have a bit closer location. Summitcove.com service was fine. Wifi was slow.

Stayed: February 2015, travelled as a couple
Thank flagene
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

Keystone is beautiful and the River Run Village was great. Dakota Lodge location was ok, a short walk to slopes. We were not happy with our unit 8514. The walls needed a paint job, the beds were horrible(mattress pad crinkled when moving), bathroom floor had black hair in corners(we are blonde), and the heat would not turn off even when we put it on the lowest setting. Our friends stayed in unit 8498 and it was big and very nice....stay in that unit if you want to be in the Dakota Lodge.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 14 March 2014

Just came back from a 3 night stay in a 1BR/2BA condo at Dakota Lodge. The view overlooked the heated pool/jacuzzi and the slopes. Across the street was the ice skating rink and it takes only 10 minutes to walk to the River Run gondola. The only con was the one elevator in a small hallway which gets crowded as it is near the ski lockers. Overall would recommend for families who want access to all the restaurants/shops in the River Run area and do not want to drive after checking in to their condo.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

I had a wonderful time staying at the Dakota Lodge Dec. 7-14, 2013. My 2 bedroom/3 bath condo was very beautiful. It had two king size beds and a trundel bed with full size mattress. I probably was fortunate to get this condo because I ran a trip that had 31 individual staying in the village. We were in the Dakota Lodge, Buffalo Lodge and Expedition. Not all condos are the same. Some are much more spacious than others. Unfortunately we were there during some brutal low temperatures and the units' heating could not keep up with the cold weather. The management either gave each unit space heaters or tried to accommodate us with switching units when another became available. Each condo was given a bottle of wine upon arrival and if there was a problem it was fixed in a timely manner with a phone call to follow up on our request. There were not many Lodges that were very close to the mountain but it was a short walk and they even supplied wagons to help haul your equipment to and from your Lodge. We had a very good time and the whole mountain was open considering how early in the season it was for skiing. One thing that was different from any other place I've been is they don't supply housekeeping at all, just towel changes at midweek.

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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank JDSCgirl
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

great loacation, short walk to lifts, near may restaurants to choose from. The 1bd 1bath is perfect size for couples. I would recc. atleast staying on the 3rd floor with a view of the mountain. One last tip it is worth the money to store your skis near the lift at the base of the mountain.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with friends
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Address: 70 River Run Rd, Keystone, CO 80435-7659
Region: United States > Colorado > Keystone
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #5 of 32 Speciality Lodging in Keystone
Price Range: C$208 - C$544 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dakota Lodge at River Run Village 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Dakota Lodge is located in the heart of River Run Village at Keystone. Steps away from the gondola, restaurants, shops and River Run Village entertainment, The Dakota is the perfect Keystone location. An outdoor heated pool and hot tub is available, open year round with ski area and mountain views. The Dakota also offers pool table access at the neighboring Buffalo Lodge and a fitness center for your enjoyment. The Dakota Lodge at River Run is the perfect Keystone vacation location. ... more   less 
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