Discovery Lodge

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Overview of Discovery Lodge

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Discovery Lodge

2.5 star property
Mountain hotel in Estes Park

8.4/10 Very good

1,003 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
800 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO, 80517
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Spa tub
  • Business center
  • UNESCO Sustainable Property
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Computer station
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Playground on site
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Stanley Hieights
  • Rocky Mountain National Park - 44 min walk

Getting around

  • Fort Collins, CO (FNL-Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal) - 58 min drive
  • Denver Intl. Airport (DEN) - 95 min drive

About this property

Discovery Lodge

Eco-friendly hotel near Rocky Mountain National Park
Take advantage of free to-go breakfast, 9 holes of golf, and a garden at Discovery Lodge. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Enjoy onsite activities like fishing, hiking/biking, and ecotours. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a playground and a business center.
Other perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby, barbecue grills, and smoke-free premises
  • Free newspapers, luggage storage, and a computer station
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the proximity to shopping
Room features
All guestrooms at Discovery Lodge include perks such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews speak well of the clean rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and shower/tub combinations
  • 32-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, refrigerators, and microwaves

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO), and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 56 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 3 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Playground

What to do

  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Fishing

Working away

  • Business center
  • Computer station

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • 9 holes of golf
  • Spa tub

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per night

Parking

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking

Hygiene & cleanliness

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 masks, 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; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)
  • Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Discovery Estes Park
Discovery Lodge
Discovery Lodge Estes Park
Discovery Hotel Estes Park
Discovery Motel Estes Park
Discovery Lodge Hotel
Discovery Lodge Estes Park
Discovery Lodge Hotel Estes Park

Frequently asked questions

Does Discovery Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Discovery Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Discovery Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Discovery Lodge?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 3 per room. There's a charge of USD 20 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Discovery Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Discovery Lodge?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Discovery Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like fishing and hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Discovery Lodge?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Notchtop Bakery and Cafe (4-min walk), Kind Coffee (8-min walk), and Poppy's Pizza and Grill (10-min walk).
What's the area around Discovery Lodge like?
Discovery Lodge is located on the Strip in Stanley Hieights, a short 1-minute walk from Historic Estes Park and 14 minutes' walk from Lake Estes. The local area is walkable and popular with nature enthusiasts.

Overall score and ratings

8.4

Very good

8.6/10

Cleanliness

8.6/10

Staff & service

7.8/10

Amenities

8.1/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.5/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

mountain view, decent breakfast, friendly service, good value.
Ken, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Convenient
Very comfortable room. Excellent location to Estes Park and RMNP. Hot tub was great after a day of hiking.
1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Jennifer, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice!
This was an enjoyable stay!
Pattie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

lynn, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

One room seemed to be updated while other was very old with cracks in dry wall and paint on carpet. Bath and toilet was too small. Breakfast was not good
Umang, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Michael, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Won’t be back
Lock on front door was old and didn’t work. Was unable to remove the key from the lock. Maintenance was unresponsive for entire two night stay.
Caroline, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Cheryl, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

charles, 1-night trip
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