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“Dog Friendly Quaint place to stay”
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Discovery Lodge
Ranked #14 of 29 Hotels in Estes Park
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Reviewed 15 April 2012

Our stay at the Discovery Lodge was fantastic. We traveled there with our 2 large dogs and we were all welcomed! Rebecca and her dog Teddy were very gracious hosts at check in and even invited our dogs to come in and play with them. The room was very comfortable and had a very nice balcony with beautiful views. If you want to see elk then you see them every night right outside your room as they make there way to the pond on the property. There is also excellent free wi-fi available in the rooms. Over all we had a very nice and welcoming experience staying here and would definitely recommend it to anyone staying (especially with dogs!) in Estes Park.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Discovery_Staff, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2012

So happy to hear your stay with us was fantastic! Glad to hear that Rebecca and Teddy were so welcoming and nice. Sounds like you all had a great time. Thanks so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. We hope to see you again soon! Bring your dogs again next time, we had a new addition that you may be able to meet. Little Oliver! :D
Thanks again and take care!

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Reviewed 11 April 2012

Its very easy to see why this lodge gets great reviews. Throw in a super friendly and helpful service, a great location with views of snow clad rockies right from the bed, a spacious room with a balcony (highly recommend the King Bed rooms ), parking outside the door and prices as low as what you pay at a regular motel. Yes, the walls are a little thin and at nights you ought to be courteous and turn down the TV volume. But then thin walls are a problem I face at most places and its never stopped me from getting a good night's sleep.

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Discovery_Staff, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2012

Thank you for such a nice review! Glad you enjoyed your stay and our mountain views. You should try one of our other balcony rooms. We have one with a fireplace, closer to the out door hot tub. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again and take care!

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Reviewed 10 April 2012

Nice little place. Clean and comfortable rooms (I've stayed here twice so far), and great off-season rates. Friendly staff. Elk in the parking lot in the evenings and free WI-FI - what more could you want? :o)

Definitely worth giving them a try! I will likely always check with them first from now on... Happy customer.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled solo
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Discovery_Staff, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2012

Glad you got to see the elk! They seem to like it here too :D
You just let us know when you'll be heading back and we will take care of the rest! Thanks so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. We appreciate it! Take care!

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Reviewed 10 April 2012

I have stayed here before and I will come back time and time again. They are always nice and easy to work with, the rooms are always clean. It is very close to town and even right next to a golf course. They have a great little pond to walk around and enjoy the amazing views. I would recommend it to everyone, it is a great place. Thank you for all the great times.

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Discovery_Staff, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2012

Thank you so much for always returning to stay with us. We really appreciate your buisness and kind words. We look forward to seeing you again! Thanks again and take care!

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Reviewed 8 April 2012

We stayed in one of Discovery Lodge's cabins and it was great. More room than I had expected; I have stayed at other places in Estes for the same price (or actually more) with not near the amount of room. The accommodations were great we had everything we needed in the kitchen to prepare full meals daily. Great helpful staff and kids loved the trout pond. Definitely staying here anytime we are in Estes.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Kyle M
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Discovery_Staff, Manager at Discovery Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2012

So happy to hear that you enjoyed our Cabin. We also have a 2 story house with 6 bedrooms total. Of course if you do not need that much space, you can just rent the upstairs with the 3 bedrooms instead. But it is great for large familes or groups. Thanks so much for taking the time out to write us such a nice review. We look forward to seeing you next time! Take care!

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Additional Information about 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: ₹ 4,878 - ₹ 9,626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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