El Colorado Lodge

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Soundproofing, cribs/infant beds, free wired internet

Overview of El Colorado Lodge

El Colorado Lodge

2.5 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping
23 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO, 80829

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGarden of the Gods Trading Post13 min walk
  • Popular LocationGarden of the Gods15 min walk
  • Popular LocationRed Rock Canyon18 min walk
  • AirportColorado Springs, CO (COS)21 min drive

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About this area

Manitou Springs

El Colorado Lodge is located in Manitou Springs. Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Simpich Showcase Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Manitou Cliff Dwellings and Ruxton's Trading Post. Arcade Amusements and U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum are also worth visiting. Rafting offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Garden of the Gods Trading Post - 13 min walk
  • Garden of the Gods - 15 min walk
  • Red Rock Canyon - 18 min walk
  • Manitou Springs Heritage Center - 3 min drive
  • Manitou Cliff Dwellings - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) - 21 min drive


  • Savelli's Pizza — 12 min walk
  • La Baguette — 3 min drive
  • Pizzeria Rustica — 3 min drive
  • Uchenna Ethiopian Restaurant — 3 min drive
  • Manitou Brewing Company — 3 min drive

About this property

El Colorado Lodge

Lodge in Manitou Springs with free parking
Coffee/tea in a common area, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a meeting room are available at this lodge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, barbecue grills, and a picnic area are onsite. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free wired Internet and phones. Guests will also find TVs, refrigerators, and microwaves.
El Colorado Lodge offers 27 accommodations with air conditioning. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the lodge include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Basketball
  • Playground
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer (on request)


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Phone
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 2 PM - 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information


Pets allowed with a deposit of USD 150.00 per stay
Dogs welcome
3 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10 per stay

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: USD 150.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions; guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 10 out of 57 reviews
5 - Excellent 18%
Rating 4 - Good. 24 out of 57 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 17 out of 57 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 57 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 57 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2018

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
very convenient
Quaint little place. Across the street from my favorite restaurant, close to all of Manitou. Dog friendly!
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2017

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
Christmas vacation
stay was ok

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A blast from the past.
If you are looking for nostalgia this hotel takes you right back to the 50's. It was great and we really enjoyed our stay. We were looking for a touristy old time place and the El Colorado certainly provided it. We will stay here again when we come to Manitou Springs.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The perfect snug
They had my check in ready, great look overall mountain feel which is getting more rare,,,the room was a single and certainly was the perfect rustic snug..
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2017