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Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

I love this place! My husband and I stayed in cabin 21 when we eloped to Colorado from Oklahoma...and we already plan to stay here every year when we return to the area for our anniversary! Rooms are very clean. Good water pressure and abundance of hot water! The staff was very friendly and accomodating. Views are amazing! Highly recommend!!

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Warning - Hotel specifies pet friendly, IT IS NOT. Stayed with English Bulldog one night. Hotel charged $100$ to debit card stating they had to wash comforter because dog hair was present. One night? How much hair could possibly....? and $100....? Short haired dog. After a battle, they reduced charge to $30. Stayers beware, if they can do this they...

4Thank Renee S
susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

I am very sorry you are not satisfied with our agreement of $30 instead of $100. Normally, if there is an issue we keep the entire deposit. I felt that $30 was fair. We are a pet friendly hotel and require the $100 deposit for incidents that can happen. Unfortunately there was hair and it had to be cleaned so...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Our family rented several “cabins” here while attending a funeral. We had guests from out of state and thought that these cute adobe cabins with multiple bedrooms would let more of us get together than normal hotel rooms – and would save us some money from the big chains. On our first night, they had messed up our reservation so...

Thank chl0e48
susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

I want to first start off by apologizing for the heating condition of your room, that is unacceptable and unfortunately I was out of town and was not aware of the condition until I arrived back. I would like to invite you to stay with us again and discuss further options to make this right with you. Thank you and...

Pilot Point, Texas
Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

While we try and make a trip up to Colorado at least once every couple years. This one has been of more excitment, we got to take our grandchildren. The lodge didnt disappoint. We expected snow which still had not arrived so we spent the day traveling up the peak. Plenty of room and fireplaces completed our trip.

Thank txusmc94
Reviewed 4 February 2015

To say this place was great would be like saying looking out mu window was an ordinary view. The staff was amazing. The room smelled great, the bed was heavenly and the shower was delightful. The location was perfect.10 minutes to Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods. Plus Maggie's is right down the street. CANT WAIT TO GO BACK....

1Thank PoppyGood
Tularosa, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Family had found this place to gather for Christmas. It is pet friendly. We were there 3 nights. We had reserved space that was pet friendly, had two beds, a fireplace and a kitchen. In 'historic adobe cabins' The cabin was tiny, maybe 3 feet of closet space ( it was open, no door) The kitchen was a bar sink....

1Thank Jeannie N
susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have taken your comments under consideration and are checking into the issue you have described. You were in Cabin #9. Cabin description- two rooms; the front room has a queen-sized bed and the back room has one twin bed and a loveseat that opens into a twin bed. It comes with internet, Cable TV,...

Lakewood, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Once again we made our yearly trip to the El Colorado Lodge. The weather was perfect and we had a lovely time. The room was spotless and the extra blankets, towels, and pillows I had requested were already in the room. The new bed spreads are very pretty. We gathered friends and family for a special visit and the staff...

1Thank Wendy H
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Most of the hotels in Manitou Springs are Mom and Pop type motels. There was a comfort inn and a days inn, but you won't find any Hilton or Marriott properties here-but that adds to the charm of the area. When I booked, I picked a cabin, but when we got there the owner suggested we look at another to...

Thank Linda R
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The staff at the El Colorado were more than accommodating! We had all but one night planned for our week stay...we were sure we wouldn't have problems finding a place. We were wrong and by chance contacted the staff for an "emergency" need. We have 2 small children and had 2 dogs with us. They said "of course" we have...

1Thank Amy H
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Great place at a very fair price. $99 for a room with a separate bedroom, and a door! If you have kids, you know this is a huge bonus! The room we stayed in had a double bed in the main area (along with a TV, fridge, microwave and window a/c unit) and a double bed in the separate bedroom...

Thank meridith m

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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adobe cabins at the foot of Pikes Peak on 4 acres. Distinctive, Rustic Southwestern Flavor. Seasonal Fireplaces & Heated Pool. Hot tub. Meeting Room,Party Pavilion,BBQ grills, some kitchenettes, Playground, Volleyball Court, Picnic Area, A/C, and Some Pet Friendly units. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Colorado Lodge

Address: 23 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2424
Region: United States > Colorado > El Paso County > Manitou Springs
Price Range: ₹ 6,931 - ₹ 8,615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Colorado Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Every room is unique, you may want to stay often.”
HapCampper345, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The cabins in the back are very private & have beautiful views of the mountains”
633debbien, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I have never had a bad cabin yet at the El Colorado Lodge and we are regulars.”
898WendyH, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms all were quiet but the bigger ones seemed to be in the back.”
RussellandLora, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Cabins 26-30 are at the back and away from the road.”
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  • Back view of cabin 26-29
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