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4.3 out of 5

"Our balcony overlooked river. Many shops and restaurants in walking distance " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 24 Jul 2020

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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3-star lodge near Estes Park Aerial Tramway

On river

With a stay at this Estes Park lodge, you'll be steps from Performance Park and a 5-minute walk from Mrs. Walsh's Garden. Historic Estes Park and Historic Park Theatre are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

This lodge features an indoor pool and a spa tub. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 37 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Pillowtop beds, DVD players, and coffee/tea makers are also available.

Room, 1 Queen Bed (Blue Spruce Room)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$83* Per night/room 24 Jan. - 25 Jan.

Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

River Room 2 Queen Beds (Not Pet Friendly)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds (NOT pet friendly)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Not on the River)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Not on the River)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Murphy's River Lodge ratings based on 16 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Murphy's River Lodge

Everyone (12) Couples (2) Family (2)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Dec. 2020

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15 Dec. 2020 by Front Desk

Thank you for the great review!

5 out of 5
Our balcony overlooked river. Many shops and restaurants in walking distance

Posted by on 24 Jul. 2020

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24 Jul. 2020 by Front Desk

Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to have you stay with us again!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Dec. 2019

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16 Dec. 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for the great review!

5 out of 5
It was all the little touches to make the stay rememberable. From the flower tissues, breakfast and the check out gift. I will definitely be back💜

Posted by on 11 Nov. 2019

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11 Nov. 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience. Look forward to seeing you in the future!

4 out of 5
Great location along river and river walk, and clean room with nice staff and free breakfast.

Posted by on 16 Oct. 2019

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16 Oct. 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for the great review. We look forward to having you stay with us again.

5 out of 5
The staff seemed to know exactly what we needed before we needed it, especially the breakfast staff! Thank you for a great stay!

Posted by on 27 May 2019

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27 May 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for complimenting our staff! We appreciate the great review.

4 out of 5
Rustic, well kept, great location. We would stay here again.

Posted by on 13 May 2019

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13 May 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you very much for giving us a great review!

3 out of 5
Initially put me in a room next door to room construction on a late Saturday afternoon. Paper thin walls, could clearly hear every conversations in adjacent rooms, much less circular saws and hammering. Room had NO hot water. They did relocate to a new room when notified. Walls are so thin they include ear plugs in the bathroom.

Posted by on 4 Feb. 2019

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6 Feb. 2019 by front desk

We are always sorry when we fall short. We are currently upgrading our rooms and you should not have been put in that wing. We apologize for the inconvenience.

5 out of 5
Nice, comfortabke lodge close to estes park retail center and Rocky Mountain National Park. Rooms on the river are being uodated. Pool and hot tub indoors are perfect. Breakfast was imoroved to include hot items: scrambled eggs and potatoes. Other breakfast choices are plenty to hold you through to lunch. New managers Matt and Jenna are great people, pleasant, and upgraded us, as they had availability, to our favorite room (it had not been available when i tried to make reservations months earlier). Great place to stay fie the Estes Park Halloween festivities.

Posted by , from Louisvilke, colorado on 2 Nov. 2018

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3 Nov. 2018 by fd

We are glad you got the room you enjoyed. There is many activities to do during the winter months. WE hope to see you again soon.

3 out of 5

Very worn property. Needs upgraded.

Pros: The location.
Cons: The rooms are extremely worn.
Location: So much to do in the area. Rocky Mountain National Park, and lots of mountain activities.
This property was very clean, but extremely worn. It needs upgraded. The staff was friendly, and great location.

Posted by , from Camden, DE on 5 Sep. 2017

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9 Sep. 2017 by Murphy's River Lodge

Thank you for your review! I wish I knew what room you stayed in during your stay and I would go have our maintenance inspect the room.

Property Features

Murphy's River Lodge offers its guests an indoor pool and a spa tub. WiFi is free in public spaces. Free breakfast is available daily. A terrace, barbecue grills, and a picnic area are also featured at the family-friendly Murphy's River Lodge. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Estes Park lodge is smoke free.

  • 37 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1983
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • 1 conference room
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Denver Intl. Airport (DEN) (124 km / 77.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Murphy's River Lodge offers 37 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and safes. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information and lockbox information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 5.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

The hotel's policy requires at least one guest 21 years or older in the room at all times. Minimum age to book a room at this hotel is 21 years of age.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines; the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines; the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

  • No elevators
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 5.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Murphy's Lodge
  • Murphy's River
  • Murphy's River Estes Park
  • Murphy's River Lodge
  • Murphy's River Lodge Estes Park
  • Murphy`s River Hotel Estes Park
  • Murphy's River Lodge Lodge
  • Murphy's River Lodge Estes Park
  • Murphy's River Lodge Lodge Estes Park

You should know

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Up to 2 children 16 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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