We had a large group gathering this summer and it was great for us. We used the two lodges and the Barn and we were very comfortable. We were able to gather as a whole group in either of the lodges for meals and for just hanging out. The grounds were beautiful with grasses and flowers, the pond ( which the kids loved) and the river/creek passing closely by. It was a great location to stay for hiking La Plata, as well. Great access to two of La Plata's trailheads, not to mention, the number of trails we passed on our way to the mountain. A clean and cozy place to return to after our outdoor adventures!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We began as a base camp for miners back in the heyday of Colorado's mining boom and today we are a quiet get-away nestled in National Forest at the base of Colorado's highest peak. Step out of today's hectic world into a quieter time at Mt. Elbert Lodge. We have no TVs, radios or phones in our comfortable housekeeping cabins; we do have a front row seat to the Colorado Rockies. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Mount Elbert Hotel Twin Lakes