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Aspen, Colorado
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

A perfect weekend get-away across Independence Pass for us. Comfortable, quaint rooms in the Lodge with modern amenities. Autumn splendor surrounds you in the fall season plus great hiking trails, biking, relaxing and easy access to both Leadville and Buena Vista, all steeped in Colorado history. Charming hosts, Scott and Laura. The Lodge has 4 rooms with breakfast and the... More 

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Nederland, Colorado
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have been staying at this lodge for over 20 years, usually in the fall, and recommend it to everyone I know. The cabins and rooms are basic but comfy. I recommend the housekeeping log cabins which all have stunning views, gas stoves for heat, and porches or patios. The lodge rooms are smaller but also have views and jacuzzi... More 

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mtelbert, Owner at Mount Elbert Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I just want to add a bit of clarification, we are now using fragrance free laundry products and appreciate your feedback on the issue when you visited. Also, while we are open all year long and winter is a fantastic time to visit, at this time the restaurant in Twin Lakes is open summer season... More 

Houston, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is one of our favorite stops in Colorado (we're from Texas), and we try to make it every year and have for the last 10 (we think). The owners are a delightful couple and a pleasure to see once again everytime we visit. Always helpful, and the the cabin where we stay is perfect for our visit.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We only got to stay here two nights but plotting a way to come back for a few days. From checkin throughout our stay, we just had a wonderful relaxing time. We stayed in the Prospector Cabin, which was a travel back in time with 50's/ 60's decor and that cozy/creaky wood floor you want when staying in a little... More 

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mtelbert, Owner at Mount Elbert Lodge, responded to this review

Aw shucks, thanks for such a nice review. Just one point of clarification, our heat for Prospector cabin is a gas log stove, not a real wood burning stove. We don't have any cabins that guests can build a fire inside (variable fire making skills could make this exciting!) but each cabin has an out-door fire ring or pit. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed in the one bedroom cabin after camping all week. We have learned to leave Colorado campgrounds on the weekends. They get very crowded and noisy with local Coloradons. The cabin was perfect! Nicely furnished, fully stocked kitchen, lovely front porch, and best of all a table, chairs, and for pit next to a roaring stream and water wheel.... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Loved having a full kitchen to cook meals. Leisurely breakfast, pack lunch, spend all day on snowshoes, and return for hot tub and dinner at home. Stock up in Buena Vista or Leadville. I prefer better access to the Internet but a short walk to the main lodge and I could take care of business. Cabin was cozy and warm.... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Loved our cute little cabin. Perfect, peaceful location. Enjoyed the flowers, trout pond, location and hiking trail from the property. We brought our two dogs and our 4 year old. Had a private fire pit right on our porch!

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

I stayed at Mt Elbert Lodge with my fiancé and my aunt and uncle who were in town from Michigan. We had plans to hike Elbert, and figured the Elbert Lodge would be perfect accommodations-- and we were correct! We stayed in the barn, and it was well stocked with everything needed to cook, and the cabin was very clean.... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

My fiance and I loved Mount Elbert Lodge! We stayed in Cinnamon Bear Cabin, a duplex with two bedrooms and a full kitchen and dining area, plus a deck and fire pit AND parking spot. WOW! Right at the foot of the mountains, just 5 minutes away from Twin Lakes and 30 minutes away from Leadville. We will absolutely be... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

This place was perfect. I would recommend it to anyone who wants a charming rustic getaway amid stunning mountain surroundings. We stayed at the Prospector cottage which was clean, comfortable, and quiet. We were even able to make a fire and watch the stars under the moonlight. The owners are great people and go out of their way to make... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We began as a base camp for miners back in the heyday of Colorado's mining boom and today we are a quiet get-away nestled in National Forest at the base of Colorado's highest peak. Step out of today's hectic world into a quieter time at Mt. Elbert Lodge. We have no TVs, radios or phones in our comfortable housekeeping cabins; we do have a front row seat to the Colorado Rockies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mount Elbert Lodge

Address: 10764 Hwy 82, Twin Lakes, CO 81251
Region: United States > Colorado > Twin Lakes
Price Range: £74 - £74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Mount Elbert Hotel Twin Lakes
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“This is not pertinent as each room, and there are only four, has its own feature.”
 of 5 bubbles merryhell36, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Fav cabin is Beaver (2 br)--closest to the river, very quiet, and you can have a bonfire on the beach (unless fire bans in place)”
  • Barn Cabin with views of aspen in the fall
  • Fall aspen views from most of the Lodge
 of 5 bubbles Cougar11, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Prospector Cabin is very quiet and has wifi and cell service (AT&T)”
 of 5 bubbles b-rod-40, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is a b&b in the lodge, but there are also housekeeping cabins. Not your usual hotel.”
  • Beaver lodge behind cabin
  • Along the creek at sunset
  • Sunset
 of 5 bubbles 997juneg, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The Rinker Cabin is more modern, easier to cook in, and handicap accessable. It and the Cinnamon Bear both sit above the highway with good Mountain Views. Most of the other cabins are near the creek, closer together, but you can hear the creek at night, and they are more historic and quaint.”
 of 5 bubbles Jean_in_Colorado, 29 May 2015 | Read review
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