Murphy's River Lodge

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Overview of Murphy's River Lodge

Murphy's River Lodge

3.0 star property

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
481 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO, 80517

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHistoric Estes Park5 min walk
  • Popular LocationHistoric Park Theatre8 min walk
  • Popular LocationEstes Park Aerial Tramway15 min walk
  • AirportFort Collins, CO (FNL-Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal)59 min drive

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About this area

Estes Park

Located in Estes Park, Murphy's River Lodge is in a shopping district and on a river. Lake Estes 9-Hole Golf Course and Lake Estes Marina are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Historic Estes Park and Stanley Village. Traveling with kids? Consider Estes Park Aerial Tramway and Tiny Town Miniature Golf. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing and ski equipment rentals, and don't miss out on the snowshoeing and sledding.

What's nearby

  • Performance Park - 2 min walk
  • Mrs. Walsh's Garden - 3 min walk
  • Historic Estes Park - 5 min walk
  • Historic Park Theatre - 8 min walk
  • Estes Park Aerial Tramway - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Denver International Airport (DEN) - 95 min drive

Restaurants

  • Big Horn Restaurant — 3 min walk
  • Big Horn Restaurant — 3 min walk
  • Grubsteak — 7 min walk
  • Himalayan Curry & Kebob — 9 min walk
  • Cafe de Pho-Thai — 11 min walk

About this property

Murphy's River Lodge

3-star family-friendly lodge near Rocky Mountain National Park
Take advantage of free continental breakfast, a terrace, and a firepit at Murphy's River Lodge. Adventurous travelers may like the fishing at this lodge. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as laundry facilities.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • An indoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • An area shuttle, smoke-free premises, and games
  • Free newspapers, express check-out, and a front desk safe
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the location
Room features
All guestrooms at Murphy's River Lodge have thoughtful touches such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guest reviews speak positively of the comfortable rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Heating and fans
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 32-inch HDTVs with premium channels and DVD players
  • Refrigerators, microwaves, and blenders

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 Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM

Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Firepit
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Books
  • Games
  • Smoke-free property
  • Video library

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Blender
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Safe
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
2 per room
Service animals are exempt from fees
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
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 1.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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 1.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per day

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

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
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 credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
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.

We should mention

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Up to 2 children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa tub

Property is also known as

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

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 556 out of 955 reviews
5 - Excellent 58%
Rating 4 - Good. 308 out of 955 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 68 out of 955 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 18 out of 955 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 955 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I highly recommend Murphy’s. Very cozy, comfortable room with everything we needed. Nothing fancy but little touches like pre-registering online, popcorn & hot chocolate, games & DVDs, walking distance to shops… makes it perfect for families. A bonus was the friendly staff!
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Cozy, affordable, clean, and friendly front desk staff.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I really enjoyed my stay. Clean, quiet, and the staff was very friendly. The room was on the river, with a nice patio.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly and accommodating staff. Great staff with kids
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Room was clean and comfortable
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022