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“Historic, Comfortable Place”
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Elk Mountain Lodge
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Atlanta
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139 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Historic, Comfortable Place”
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Old miners quarters. We stayed in room 20 which was in the front of the house above the Elk Mountain Lodge sign. There is a balcony which was nice and private.(Needs more comfortable chairs) It gets warm up on the 3rd floor, but we could open our door and get some cooler air. Breakfast was fair. Not many choices. The rooms need a charging unit or more plugs for all the phones, iPads, and other electronics. But this is what a old historic building is about. Convenient to town for all the summer activities.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

Within walking distance of everything and anything in Crested Butte. Clean rooms, wholesome breakfast, cooked, coffee and tea, and afternoon drinks. The entire staff is friendly and helpful...Brian is the best itch a late check-in.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We recommend the hotel for it's cleanliness, it's ambience as an historic hotel, the warmth of the staff and their knowlegde of trails etc.
We were 19 people in our group and had to eat all at the same time and they accommodated us with pleasure.
I recommend the hotel very highly and certainly will stay there again

Room Tip: Room no. 8 and other rooms on the side of the mountain are the best.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Santa Fe
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

It is so much more atmospheric to stay in town rather than in the sterile and artificial mountain village. This is an old hotel - wonderful common spaces and lounges, hot tub, tea and coffee all day, good cooked breakfast, bar with great choices of alcohol and wines and cheery service. A delightful experience. The rooms are nice and clean - nothing special.

Room Tip: In the summer, ask for a corner room so you can open windows for cross ventilation.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

My mom and I stayed here for two nights, and it was wonderful. The elk mtn. Lodge has the feel of a b&b, with good hot breakfast, friendly staff, a beautiful piano in the lobby, and hot tea available at all hours. Couldn't have been happier!

  • Stayed June 2013
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

Located within walking distance to so much, including trails. It was quiet, clean, comfortable and quaint. lt was like staying at a good friend' s very nice home. Many special touches; we needed wine glasses, "red or white" Mike asked. Definitely recommended and I will stay again.

Room Tip: Balcony room facing the mountains
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

Elk Mountain Lodge is a great outfit. The owners are mellow and fun - excellent sources for local info on food and whatever outdoor recreating you're into. The location allows you good views, walkability to the core of the historic town, and access to trails. Free townie bikes get you anywhere you can go in town. Can't beat it.

Rooms and bedding are good. The common areas are a great place to hang out for conversation or a drink, and the breakfasts are tasty. The spaces are warm and historic - intimate in scale.

I've stayed here for work several times, and brought my family as well. It's great on all fronts. These guys have been very accommodating - exactly the way you want to be taken care of while in CB. They really represent the local character.

Room Tip: Ask for one with a balcony...or not. They are all good.
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Elk Mountain Lodge
Address: 129 Gothic Ave, At Second & Gothic Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
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Region: United States > Colorado > Crested Butte
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Crested Butte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Elk Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
“Crested Butte’s Historic Inn” A modest, yet elegant, bed & breakfast lodge with 19 quaint rooms downtown Crested Butte. ... more   less 
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