Frequently Asked Questions
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The Estes Park Resort is a stunning lodge located on the shores of Lake Estes. Framed by panoramic views of the Rockies, our hotel is the perfect backdrop for a vacation, corporate retreat or special event. Learn more about all our resort offers by reading The Estes Park Resort FAQs below.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Cancellation Policy at The Estes Park Resort?
At time of booking we take a deposit equivalent to your first night stay, including taxes. If you do need to cancel for any reason, you must cancel 3 days (72 hours) prior to your arrival in order to receive a full refund.
What should I pack for my trip to Estes Park?
A wise Coloradan once said “If you don’t like the weather…wait 15 minutes.” In Estes Park weather forecasts can change at any time. The varying conditions make packing a challenge, but we can help you decide what to bring to Estes Park.
Summer Packing Suggestions
Summer Weather and Climate: The peak summer months are June-August, when temperatures range from 30-80 degree weather. The mornings are glorious for outdoor adventures with blue, sunny skies. Every afternoon expect clouds to blow in, and possible thunderstorms to strike. Temperatures begin to drop during the fall season. September still has fairly warm temperatures that range from 30-70 degrees, and October’s temperatures are cooler, between 20-60 degrees.
Winter Packing Suggestions
Winter Weather and Climate: The coldest winter months last from mid November-February, with temperatures of 5 degrees to high 40s. Spring is warmer, between 8-60 degrees, from March-May. There is still snow during these spring months. Depending on what activities you want to do, consider packing for winter and summer weather.
What is the smoking policy at the resort?
We are a non-smoking property, there is no smoking within the guest rooms or on the balconies; or a $200 cleaning fee will be assessed.
Is the resort pet friendly?
For the comfort of all guests, service animals are the only pets we accept.
What are the check-in and check-out times?
We guarantee our guest rooms for check in at 4 pm. Check out time is at 11am on your day of departure. If you would like to check in earlier or check out later than what is listed, please contact our front desk staff and we will try our very best to accommodate your requests.
How far is The Estes Park Resort from downtown?
We are only a 1.5 mile drive from the downtown area. You may also walk the path around the lake, which is only 1 mile to downtown Estes Park.
How long is the path around the lake?
The path around the lake is approximately 3.8 miles round trip.
Do you offer a complimentary continental breakfast?
At this time we do not offer a complimentary breakfast. However we do have a full service restaurant and bar in-house which is open year-round for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We also offer a full room service menu for all three meals. If you wish to order breakfast for room service, you may even place your order before you go to bed and we will deliver it to your room at the time you select.
If I do not rent a car, is there any local transportation?
Over the summer months (essentially June, July and August) there is a free shuttle that runs for most of the day and has many stops throughout down town as well as the surrounding parts of town and into Rocky Mountain National Park. There are a few taxi and shuttle companies in town that run year-round and some 24 hours a day. We would be happy to assist you in planning your trip while in Estes Park or assisting with the booking of transportation. Please contact our knowlegable Guest Services staff for assistance at 970-577-6400.
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