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“Great getaway!!”
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Discovery Lodge
Ranked #12 of 29 Hotels in Estes Park
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Longmont, Colorado
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11 reviews
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“Great getaway!!”
Reviewed 13 February 2012

I took my wife there the weekend of 2/11/12 for a quiet getaway for her birthday. It was very quiet, the staff even delivered the Roses I had ordered when they arrived. The fact that we could take our dogs and let them off leash was a plus! They have an area near the pond that we could exercise our dogs, awesome! The proximity to their hot tub from our room was a plus as well. The wood burning fireplace in the room was wonderful and the view was fantastic!

Room Tip: Room 312 was very accommodating, great mountain views and can't get any closer to the hot tub!
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Discovery_Staff, Owner at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review, 16 February 2012
The Cabin is my favorite too; and we keep it competitively priced year round so reserve early, it sells fast.
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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 12 February 2012

We stayed in the most beautiful log cabin operated by the Discovery Lodge. It was gorgeous and the price was unbelievabably low. We'll return a soon a we can!

  • Stayed January 2012
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Discovery_Staff, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review, 9 November 2012
Glad you enjoyed the Cabin! We also have a 2 story house next to the Cabin if, next time you come out, you'll have more people. The Cabin is one of our most popular. Book as soon as you can! You just let us know when :)
Thanks so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. Take care and we'll see you next time!
Rebecca
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Littleton, Colorado, United States
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2012

It always feels like family when we stay. It is located in a perfect part of Estes Park. Prices are great and the rooms feel more like a cabin than a hotel. We would recommend over all other places in Estes and we have stayed in quite a few places over the years.

Room Tip: Room 1 below the office.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Discovery_Staff, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review, 9 November 2012
We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. We always try to make guests feel at home and like family. That's the way we would want to be treated on vacation too! We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again and take care!
Rebecca
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Loveland, Colorado
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Reviewed 9 February 2012

Our stay was only 2 days, but wished it had been 2 weeks. We really enjoyed the room, office people and the whole experience. We have stayed in Estes Park almost every winter for a getaway weekend. The lodge we had stayed in didn't allow pets, but this is what made our stay more enjoyable. You can't go wrong with a stay here. We recommend it when in Estes Park.

Room Tip: Our room had a south facing window which is a must in the winter time here in Colorado.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Discovery_Staff, Owner at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review, 16 February 2012
I agree with you the Continental Divide is almost more beautiful in the winter, and the views from the big bay windows are breathtaking.
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Ames, Iowa, United States
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

The discovery lodge is amazing! Great prices and the rooms are really nice! The staff is BEYOND nice! They were very helpful and I definitely felt welcomed. Plus, they have a cute little dog named Teddy, which is always fun to play with. Its very family friendly (books, games, and other family friendly activities are in the lobby that you can check out to take to your room). I would definitely recommend this lodge if you are visiting estes park! Im definitely going back!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Discovery_Staff, Owner at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review, 7 February 2012
I happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at Discovery Lodge, I am so glad to hear our staff is so welcoming.
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Loveland, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 February 2012

Having three kids makes finding accomodations challenging, and we were SUPER impressed with Discovery Lodge's room options. The rooms are updated, clean and well equipped. They truly are one of the best values in Estes Park, and the location is perfect for in town shopping and admission to the National Park. The management goes above and beyond to meet personal needs. Having a child with chronic illness makes planning vacations challenging at times, but Discovery Lodge has been very accomodating with the provision of refrigerators for medications. We are looking forward to renting part of the Otis House to celebrate my daughter's 16th birthday in May, and know we will choose Discovery Lodge for many of our future getaways.

Room Tip: Requesting a suite, duplex or cabin provides the best value for $
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  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with family
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Discovery_Staff, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review, 28 October 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. We do understand that all families are different and have different needs. I am so happy to hear that we were able to meet all of your needs, as well as your child. I also hope that your stay over the summer went just as swell. We look forward to seeing you all again. Thanks again and take care!
-Rebecca S
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Boulder
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Reviewed 1 February 2012

I came up to Estes with my kids and was really surprised by the great rate at the Discovery. I think we only paid $49 which was a lot less than the other motels in the area. There was a playground, a fishing pond and lost of grass to run around on. The motel was also really close to town and Safeway which was great since we had a microwave and fridge in the room for snacks. Our room was really cute with new log furniture, it seemed like the whole room was new. We'll definitely come back. The staff was also really friendly, they got out games for the kids to play with in the lobby.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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Discovery_Staff, Owner at Discovery Lodge, responded to this review, 2 February 2012
Thank you - we have been working at achieving this. We also have a luxury log cabin and our Otis vacation home that we keep competitively priced. Our winter rates end May 14th, but are summer rates are competitively priced also.
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Property: Discovery Lodge
Address: 800 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
Region: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Estes Park
#2 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#11 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#12 Family Hotel in Estes Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Discovery Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Discovery Lodge. We are within walking distance of downtown Estes Park Colorado. Although we are located near downtown, the views of the Rocky Mountains are clearly visible and some of the best. Here at the Discovery Lodge you are located just 10 minutes from the Rocky Mountain National Park. ... more   less 
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