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    Murphy's River Lodge

    481 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
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    Murphy's Resort at Estes Park
    915 reviews
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    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good22%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 4 September 2014

    Based on the reviews on Tripadvisor we booked a room in Murphy's River Lodge in August 2014. The location is excellent and the staff not unfriendly. The room itself (king) was clean and spicy, but disappointing nevertheless based on the reviews we had read. In...More

    Thank David Z
    Response from MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River LodgeResponded 16 September 2014

    There are endless options in Estes Park. The beauty of the mountains is so very special. Murphy's River Lodge is a great place to rest and relax after time spent enjoying nature or visiting downtown or one of the many excursions available. It is our...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2014

    My stay was amazing while I was there. My room was huge along with the deck. You can see all the mountains around you from the parking lot. A giant heated pool and a hot tub. Movies in the office for you to check out...More

    Thank Chase R
    Response from MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River LodgeResponded 16 September 2014

    Thank you for sharing you had an amazing time at our Lodge. Your experience really matters to us. We want you to feel good and have great vacation memories. We continually add movies to our movie library. We have hundreds of movies to choose from....More

    Reviewed 3 September 2014

    This is our second stay at Murphy's and again, we were impressed with the people, the service and area. We will stay here again. We love the Rocky Mountains for hiking and inspiration. Being able to have a safe and quiet night's rest allowed us...More

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    Response from MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River LodgeResponded 3 September 2014

    We are so happy you stayed a second time. We are glad our staff treated you so well. They are awesome and caring people. It sounds like you got to hang out in the breakfast/ community room and hear stories. That makes a vacation fun....More

    Reviewed 3 September 2014

    My husband and I stayed at Murphy's River Lodge and loved the accommodations and location. We came in on 8/7/14 through a lot of road construction with some of the main roads closed. The entire area is beautiful, so that was a miner delay. We...More

    1  Thank Traveler29TT29
    Response from MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River LodgeResponded 3 September 2014

    We are happy you were able to stay at our Lodge. Yes there has been road construction because of the flood in 2013. It appears that the roads will be completed soon. Like you said the beauty of the mountains is still outstanding. The mountain...More

    Reviewed 2 September 2014

    a clean, updated, comfortable place to stay. Our room had a little porch that overlooked a rushing river and the mountains where we could sit out and enjoyr morning coffee.. There was a wonderful upstairs room where you could enjoy a healthy breakfast while sitting...More

    Thank ehitz
    Response from MurphysHotels, Owner at Murphy's River LodgeResponded 3 September 2014

    Thank you for the review. You did an awesome job describing our Lodge. It's just an awesome feeling to sit and enjoy the mountains and the river. We are very fortunate to have a great location. We are happy our staff did such a great...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 175 - USD 232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • 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
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 37
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Colorado >
    • Estes Park
    • Also Known As
    • Murphy`s River Hotel Estes Park ,
    • American Wilderness Hotel ,
    • American Wilderness Lodge ,
    • Murphy's River Lodge Estes Park, CO
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    8 February 2017|
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    Response from MurphysHotels | Property representative |
    Thank you for your interest in Murphy's River Lodge. We do have rooms with decks and balconies. They are semi private per unit but do not have walls to prevent the view from being blocked. So all decks have views of other... More
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    Response from CoSdak | Reviewed this property |
    I have stayed at both the Silver Moon and Murphy's river lodge. I liked both but preferred the Silver Moon. Both are older but really close to downtown with Silver Moon being closer. The third place I've stayed in at Estes... More
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