About 5 miles from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park rests the historic, 4-star luxury Stanley Hotel. The distinct white Colonial Revival hotel offers a scenic view of Lake Estes, Long’s Peak, and the Rockies. The 142-room hotel that’s listed in the National Register of Historic Places first opened its doors on July 4, 1909, and aimed to cater to the American upper class.
Built by steam-powered car inventor Freelan Oscar Stanley, who, after spending time in Estes Park decided that he wanted to build a resort town, had 48 rooms then and was frequented by wealthy guests. Over the years, it added several other amenities like restaurants, a spa, a bed and breakfast, and additional rooms.
The Stanley Hotel offers unique accommodation to its guests. Book rooms or private townhouses that are all decorated with inviting furnishings and equipped with modern conveniences.
The Hotel – Choose among classic rooms, deluxe king rooms, superior king rooms, and Stanley suites. The rooms are all located in the main building and are all-inclusive of double or queen beds.
Aspire Residences – If you want to stay within the premise but away from the building then you might want to consider this option. These are separate lodging is perfect for those who want a quiet, modern, and upscale stay.
The Lodge – This is a unique boutique bed and breakfast perfect for the refined traveler. They offer complimentary breakfast and a relaxing guest lounge. For those who will be traveling with their pups, your beloved pet will be welcomed with a plush bed, homemade peanut butter, and banana dog biscuits.
The Overlook Condos – These fully furnished townhouses are available for families and groups who want to stay over at the Stanley. You can choose from one, two, or three-bedroom condominiums. Other units feature jetted tubs and private garages.
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Amenities & Dining
The Stanley Hotel aims to provide their guests not only a comfortable stay but also a memorable one. Here you can book tours, go on an outdoor adventure, explore the Rocky Mountain National Park, or watch live concerts provided by the hotel. They also have Winter Outdoor Adventure packages perfect for the family.
Enjoy several dining options at the hotel from The Post Chicken & Beer, Cascades Restaurant & Lounge, The Whiskey Bar, Colorado Cheery Co, and Brunch & Co. There is also the 517 Club that is only open to Estes Park residents.
Address: 33 E Wonderview Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517