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Gateway Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Eau Claire, United States
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We spent one night at the Gateway Inn before going to Rocky Mountain National Park. We loved the log rail beds and rustic atmosphere. We enjoyed the popcorn from the bar while relaxing on a deck with a great view of the mountains. They even supplied the ingredients for S'mores and had some tables with fire pits to make them....

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Bonnie G, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The local wildlife is always wonderful to see and a treat when they show themselves! We hope you come back to see us soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This was a nice hotel. They cater to families offering lots of board games in the lobby. They paid attention to detail down to having s'mores in fire pits on the deck each evening. My family loved it! We also enjoyed the hiking trails nearby. They have a great downtown too with great shopping. Beautiful area... can't wait to go...

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

HikerJ0, We are so happy the hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. And thank you for the great review! We are glad that you enjoyed the s'mores and the deck to relax on. Come back to see us soon!

Milford, Michigan
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in June 2015. Kids loved the room and log beds. The bar had free popcorn and family games on the tables and in the kitchen area...we had a blast playing after the days on the trails. The patio has gas fire pits and free smores (just ask for them at the bar) for the family....

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Christine H, Thank you for your great review! We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed the stay! Come back to see us soon!

Windsor, Colorado
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We stayed at Gateway Inn while snowshoeing in RMNP. It had nice reviews on tripadvisor and was bought on Groupon so was a great deal, how can you go wrong? Hotel provided a nice breakfast, fixings for s'mores, games, food, rustic furniture and room decorations . . . we really enjoyed our stay here!

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

SabrinaLeigh, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you back soon!

Roseville, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for three nights. Great location with hiking trails nearby and access to Rocky Mountain national park close by. Nice lounge area and pretty good breakfast. Rooms were really comfortable and the bed was huge! Would stay here again if we come back to Grand Lake

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Tony M, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Gateway Inn. Thank you for the great review! Come back to see us again soon!

st.louis
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Was the last stop on the long road trip,was the most comfy bed we had on the whole trip.nice happy hour,breakfast,and s'mores at night.nice walking town,with lots of dinner options.saw deer in town,we could of spent a couple days easy.nice place.

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

ramfan28, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We pride ourselves in trying to make our guests feel at home with comfy furniture, complimentary s'mores and popcorn. We are so glad that you liked our hotel and hope to see you back soon!

Wyoming
Reviewed 13 June 2015

On our way home from a weeks vacation we decided to go through the National Park and stopped at the Gateway Inn. We were given a gorgeous room with a view of the Lake and mountains that was breath taking. The bar/restaurant has a really nice deck and the entire decor was outdoor/wildlife theme. The entire Inn was tastefully decorated...

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Kathy K, Thank you for the great review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay as well as the décor. Sometimes the bar does tend to get a little busy and during the slow season we usually only have one bartender available. Thursday nights get especially busy. Now that we are more into the summer season and out of...

Reviewed 13 June 2015

I found the Gateway Inn on trip advisor when I was planning our Colorado vacation and it looked like the perfect stay for the RMNP portion of our trip. I booked through Expedia 2 months ahead of time but the next day received an email saying our reservation had been cancelled. I went on Gateway's website and booked the room...

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Meghan, We are very sorry about your bad experience and the misunderstanding. Sometimes it is hard dealing with Expedia and all the reservations/cancels that come through them. With that being said, it is no excuse as to why your reservation was cancelled and we are very sorry. We hope that you will give us another chance in the future.

Jordan
Reviewed 11 June 2015

My wife and I spent our 30th anniversary at the Gateway Inn and were pleasantly surprised. The price was excellent (especially during the so-called "mud season"). The entryway has lots of things to see, the bar is very nice and it has a huge deck with views towards Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Reservoir. The room we were in had...

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LisaManager, Front Office Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to seeing you in the future. Happy anniversary!

Stansbury Park, Utah
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The last week of April we stayed at the Gateway Inn. We are from Salt Lake City so it was a 9 hour drive. We bought the 2 night stay through Groupon. We arrived at 11:00 am and check in was 3:00pm. The staff was gracious enough to let us check in early. We had a problem when checking in...

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LisaManager, Public Relations Manager at Gateway Inn, responded to this review

Hello Eric M, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. We definitely honor the Groupon policy. As it shows you were not charged for your 2 night stay through us just the originally purchased 2 night stay in a room with 2 queen size beds. We have no problem upgrading when asked if there is availability to do...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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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
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gateway Inn is situated along a national scenic byway, 1 mile from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park and the charming unspoiled village of Grand Lake. Our spacious & comfortable rooms are furnished in beautiful hand made log furniture with recently purchased upgraded mattresses and bedding to ensure a great night of rest. Guest rooms are equipped with A/C, refrigerators, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons, and flat screen satellite TVs. Our amenities include a lounge with shuffleboard, a full bar, and a total body fitness center including sauna, hot tub, weight room, and massage services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Inn

Address: 200 West Portal Road, P.O. Box 1169, Grand Lake, CO 80447
Region: United States > Colorado > Grand County > Grand Lake
Price Range: $108 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gateway Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Gateway Hotel Grand Lake
Gateway Grand Lake
Gateway Inn Grand Lake, CO
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“Ask for a view of the lake on the upper floors”
jameshH3272AT, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms on the Grand Lake side of the motel. There is more sun on that side as well.”
Althoff7, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you're there in the winter, get one of the rooms with a fireplace and request a lake view.”
jtsoup, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“King room with a balcony is worth the extra price!”
  • View from balcony! It was a little cloudy, but still so beautiful!
StefCOLO, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get one as far away from the lounge as possible.”
NationalParkHiker, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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