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Murphy's River Lodge

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 February 2017

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 7 February 2017

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 5 February 2017 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 4 February 2017

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 February 2017

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 February 2017 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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MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

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.

Belgium
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Friendly and welcoming front desk staff. Pretty big room with a fireplace. They sell wood at the front desk. Terrace. Very quiet to sleep in this area, huge and comfortable bed. Ok breakfast, typically American. Small relaxing area with pool and hot tub. Really cosy downtown area. Loved the atmosphere. Recommended! They give you a free picture on their huge...

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

We are happy to hear you will recommend us. Thank you for all the compliments. We are glad you enjoyed your time at our Lodge. We hope to see you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Brighton, Colorado
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We have traveled to Estes Park many time over the last six years living in Colorado. This stay was the best yet being at Murphy's. The rooms were huge!! So much space for our two and a half year old to run around. The pool was a great set up and along with a terrific breakfast made this stay extra...

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

It's great to hear you will be back again. We are glad you had some great family time. Thanks for all the compliments. See you soon at Murphy's River Lodge.

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My family stayed here for two nights and enjoyed our stay. At breakfast they offered quite a bit of choices of what to eat, the rooms were very clean. My kids favorite part was the option of movies from the office to watch in your room and the board games they could play. They also loved the pool, and it...

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

Thanks for all the compliments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. It's great to know you had a wonderful experience. We look forward to seeing you again at Murphy's River Lodge.

Brighton, Colorado
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We had a wonderful get-away weekend doing the Paint & Sip class, wine tasting and just relaxing! Thanks for all the little extras (our souvenir picture) The only thing I would change is to have a fireplace room and a view of the river would be great. We were on the bottom level with no view and didn't have considerate...

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

We are happy to hear you had a great time. We encourage guests to call the front desk to get the exact type of room you want. We do indeed have the room you described. We look forward to seeing you again at 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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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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: $148 - $261 (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 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
#5 Family Hotel in Estes Park
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“Great Location, close enough to walk to downtown, but far enough away to feel secluded.”
 of 5 bubbles Myksjenn, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the condo if you want a kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles fr0d0cat, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a river side room. Sitting on the deck listening to the water flowing was so peaceful and relaxing!”
 of 5 bubbles bradhoben, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in a lower condo on the river.”
 of 5 bubbles 11jana, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great location, pet friendly”
 of 5 bubbles tizamaria, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
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