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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff at Murphy's River Lodge are the best in the business. They are friendly, helpful and genuinely great people. They are knowledgeable regarding town events and hotspots. Mountain towns and the quality of people are what makes Colorado a perfect place to be!

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are happy to know you had a great experience. Thanks for mentioning our wonderful staff. We feel lucky to be in the town on Estes Park. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here last week. What an amazing property. Clean, comfortable and very reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly and helpful when making the reservation and at check in. I would recommend getting one of the rooms facing the river. The property is located very close to town and yet very quiet and peaceful.We will definitely...

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know you had a great time at our Lodge. It's nice to hear great things about our staff. It's great you enjoyed the peacefulness. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly people, great service, and comfortable confines. Everyone and everything made you feel at home. Father-Daughter trip for a three day weekend. Loved the windows open... fresh mountain air and the soothing sound of the nearby stream. Nice walk into town. Daughter enjoyed the pool and great breakfast.

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It's great you had a wonderful weekend with your daughters. Breathing the fresh mountain air is the best. We are glad you and your daughters enjoyed. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms were very clean ,the staff were all friendly and welcoming. The desk attendence were knowledgeable of the area.The hot tub and pool were great! We will return again. Great price range as well.

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know you had a great time. We are happy to hear you will be back. Return visits are the best compliment of all. We hope to see you soon at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was in a excellent location walking distance into town. We really loved that we had attached rooms for privacy but still able to connect with our family. The kitchen and just being able to cook when we wanted to was great!! Continental breakfast was nice & convenient and after a day of snowshoeing at Twin Sisters the best...

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Thank you for letting us know you had a great time. We are happy you enjoyed outdoor time too. It's great when a family can have time together. We look forward to seeing you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time, kids had a blast With the inside pool. Room was beautiful extremely clean had everything you need just like home. Staff was amazing Walking distance from downtown we just had a great time.

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We are glad you guys had a blast. It's great when kids can have fun. Thanks for all the compliments and we are glad you enjoyed. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay! I wanted to relax and get away for a night and found this place. We had an upstairs condo on the river, with a fireplace and it was exactly what we needed. We were able to bring our puppy too! Everything was clean, and looked professional without being a BIG hotel. I suppose that's the...

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy that you were happy. Thanks for letting us know you loved your time at our Lodge. It's great you had a relaxing time. We look forward to seeing you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Kiowa, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful escape. Clean, pillows a bit full but bed was comfortable, and kitchen well stocked. Really enjoyed the hot tub and facing the icy river. Wifi a bit slow but worked. We used the BBQ, and all was good too. Very relaxing 2 days.

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We are happy to hear you had a great time. It's great when you can have a relaxing time. We are glad you had a wonderful escape. We look forward to seeing you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Vail, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Murphy's River Lodge is a great place to stay. Very warm and welcoming resort with rooms right off the river. Great location, walking distance to downtown and only about 5-10 minutes from the park entrance (driving) Friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely stay again!

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Thanks for letting us know you had a great stay at our Lodge. We look forward to seeing you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Erie, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was out second time in this motel. This time, we went in January - so not a good time to take advantage of their fire pits (they supply the wood and starter fuel). The people at the front desk are very helpful and kind. In our room ... we opened the door to find the microwave oven running and...

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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for all the compliments. We have the greatest staff ever thank you for mentioning them. We noticed you stayed last year and came back again, that's a big compliment to us. We are glad you enjoyed staying at Murphy's River Lodge. Good things are going on at Murphy's River Lodge.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Murphy's River Lodge is located 2 blocks from downtown Estes Park and backs to the Fall River. Murphy's was remodeled in 2011 and has a reputation of having the friendliest staff in town. Your stay at Murphy's comes with free wifi,free breakfast,indoor heated pool and hot tub,20 River front rooms ,6 pet friendly rooms and several value rooms for our friends on a tighter budget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Murphy's River Lodge

Address: 481 West Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
Region: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Price Range: ₹ 7,098 - ₹ 13,308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Murphy's River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Murphy`s River Hotel Estes Park
American Wilderness Hotel
American Wilderness Lodge
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#3 Business Hotel in Estes Park
#5 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#5 Family Hotel in Estes Park
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