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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Murphy river lodge. It was in a great location (short pretty walk by the river to the main street). The staff were all friendly and the room was great! Comfortable bed, spacious yet cozy room and perfectly neat and clean! It was decorated nicely, had a nice warm homely feel and great amenities....

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

Thank you for your review! Our staff enjoys helping guest with their needs. Our Lodge was just renovated in 2011 with all new beds,linens and decor, we are glad you felt at home. We hope you can make it back in the summer and enjoy sitting out by the river. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you for...

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We went here using a Living Social deal (and upgraded our deal to include a river view room and Jacuzzi tub). I was very pleased that we did receive a crappy room because we were using a coupon. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable; upon request they gave restaurant suggestions, etc. Our stay included a bottle of wine, coupons...

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

Thank you for your review! I am glad you were able to upgrade your room to the King River Jacuzzi room. It is one of our more popular rooms. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our complimentary continental breakfasts and our wide variety of FREE DVDs to watch. Our Lodge was just renovated in 2011 with all new beds,...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Stayed over New Years and was happy we could walk downtown; the staff was very helpful getting us pointers on the best things to do in Estes Park as well. Rooms were spacious, clean, and up to date. Proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park was also a big perk as we went snowshoeing the next day. Only issue issue we...

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

Thank you for your review! I am glad you were able to spend your New Years in beautiful Estes Park. I am happy the staff was able to provide helpful information on the best activities in town. Snow shoeing is a great way to spend a day in Estes Park, I am glad you had a chance to enjoy that....

Colorado, USA
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We stayed here the Monday after Christmas after getting a Groupon gift for the motel. The girl in the office was very friendly and checked us in quickly. Our room was fairly large and comfortable. I did find some loose change on the floor by the bed indicating they didn't vacuum it as well as they should have, but otherwise...

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

Thank you for your review! I will be looking into your concerns. I am glad you enjoyed the complimentary continental breakfast. We like our soap and shampoo dispensers, it is part of our lodge going green. All of our rooms have compact fridge, microwave and coffee makers. We want to give our guest every convenience we can. We also agree...

Greer, South Carolina
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Last minute stay, drove 3 hours to be here, GM treated us right along with the front desk person. Nice renovated room, just as described they did us a solid here, cam with our little dog and no issues. Worth the time and nice place to stay.

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

Thank you for your review! I am glad you stayed with us on your last minute trip. I am happy you were able to bring your little dog along on your trip. We have several pet friendly units and want people that have furry family members to feel welcome. We hope you return soon and visit us again!

Casper
Reviewed 20 December 2013

My wife and I stayed 2 nights, Friday and Saturday nights after Thanksgiving this year. The town lights up and Friday night we witnessed the annual Christmas Parade of Lights. The town was bustling and the shopping and dining in town was great. The Lodge is clean, comfortable and in walking distance to downtown. That was the main reason we...

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pat m, Manager at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Kevin, Thank you for the review! Winter in Estes Park is beautiful. I also loved the annual Christmas Parade of Lights. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to you returning and stay with us again!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 December 2013

All the comforts of home, elk off your back patio, it was great! We had a wonderful time here and the owners were spectacular. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Beautiful location as well. We love Estes Park and this location is convenient and close to everything,

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pat m, Manager at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad you got a chance to see the elk down by the river. We look forward to you returning and staying with us again soon!

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I absolutely love this resort! Walking distance to downtown, beautiful landscapes, and wildlife all around. Rooms are very clean and well cared for, as is the whole property in general. The staff was amazing and went out of their way to help in anyway they could. The amenities were great and their breakfast had a large variety to choose from....

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pat m, Manager at Murphy's River Lodge, responded to this review

Cassandra, Thank you for your Review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to you returning and staying with us again soon.

Estes Park, Colorado
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Just an ordinary motel, no better than a Motel 6. Minimal privacy, headlights in window, noisy, lots of traffic and condo development. Many better choices nearby. Hot tub broken, lukeworm swimming pool wasteful use of space and energy.

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

I knew you were disappointed with our policy when you asked for an early departure. However, at the time you asked about our policy you did not express to me that you were disappointed with any of your accommodations. You never voiced any of the concerns you listed here during your stay. I am not sure with the location of...

Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 21 November 2013

This was a great place to stay. I was in town for business and the staff was more than accommodating to me and my co-workers. The place is in great shape and the staff has done well in regards to all the flooding in the area. I would recommend this place.

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

Thank you for your review! It was great having you and your co-workers stay with us while you were in town on business. I am glad we could make your stay with us enjoyable. We look forward to you being able to come back and visit us. The next trip I hope will be for some R&R.

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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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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: $145 - $255 (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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“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”
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“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.”
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“Great location, pet friendly”
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