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Rome, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent one night in Estes Park then went riding in the National Park. The weather forecast called for snow so we decided to stay another night. This place was great. Very reasonable prices. We had a room on the river and it really was beautiful in the snow. The breakfast was good and Pam the hostess was great. We...

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for complimenting Pam.We are lucky to have such a awesome staff !!

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My son and I stayed here on an unseasonably warm day in February, last week. This elk was right outside our room munching away. Lovely weather and friendly people. They even sent my pillow back when I stupidly forgot it. Would definitely stay again. A stones throw to town.

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

It is not unusual to see Elk hanging out at the River at Murphy's River Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed your stay !!

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Suite type room with tons of space, king bed, leather couch, Lazy Boy chair, fireplace, huge covered balcony overlooking river and spacious, clean, sunny and friendly breakfast room. Short walk to downtown. Highly recommended!

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

Our Condo Suite rooms are very popular! It's hard to beat looking out your back deck and enjoying the views and sounds of the Fall River. Thank you for staying with us!

Westminster, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was clean, new and had everything we needed and more. It was right on the river and had a great view. So peaceful and relaxing. Love that we got to have a pet friendly room too. The Murphy's do a great job, and we can't wait to go back!

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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. We are glad you enjoyed the peacefulness and were able to relax. We hope to see you soon at Murphy's River Lodge.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was beautiful, right on the river and easy access to the pool which was our kids favorite! We enjoyed the continental breakfast as well as a classic Disney movie from the very robust DVD library! We couldn't have been treated any nicer by the staff.

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

Thank you for the compliments. We are glad you enjoyed. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked in and never wanted to check out. We had a room with a fireplace and back deck overlooking the river. This room was very clean and well stocked with lots pans and dishes,full fridge and stove so bring groceries and board games. They have a pretty good cable selection and you can rent movies out free from the...

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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. We like that you enjoyed your time at our Lodge. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a relaxing weekend away and Murphy's River Lodge was perfect. We enjoyed a couple of days, sitting by the fire place, enjoying some peace and quiet. The park and town are both very accessible from this lodge. Good breakfast with lots of options. Great pool and hot tub. It's a great place to stay in Estes Park.

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

It's great to hear you had a relaxing weekend. It is wonderful that you enjoyed the peaceful mountain town atmosphere. It makes are hearts very happy you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Murphy's River Lodge is a very nice place with great accommodations. The room was very nice and clean. We very much enjoyed the continental breakfast and the host was very friendly, helpful, and professional. Thank you for your hospitality!

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the compliments. We hope you stay with us again and enjoy the hospitality at Murphy's River Lodge.

Woodland Park, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four had a wonderful stay at Murphy's River Lodge this past week. The rooms were clean, fresh, and ready for us an hour before checkin. The pool and hottub was enjoyable for our son. Breakfast was delicious and the staff went above and beyond to see us comfortable.

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

Thanks for letting us know you had a great stay. We love it that you enjoyed. Our heated pool is the best on cold Winter days. We are glad you were comfortable. We hope to see you again Murphy's River Lodge.

Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took our family to Murphy's river lodge in January for a quick get away!! Location was perfect! Room was clean. Staff was excellent and very helpful! Kids enjoyed the snow in the backyard and the pool! Fun get away for the entire family!

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Thanks for letting us know you had a great time. We are glad you enjoyed and your kids had fun. Thanks for complimenting our staff. We hope to see you again Murphy's River Lodge.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • 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: $136 - $253 (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
Murphy's River Lodge Estes Park, CO
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Estes Park
#3 Business Hotel in Estes Park
#5 Family Hotel in Estes Park
#5 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
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