Ponderosa Lodge

1820 FALL RIVER ROADEstes Park80517USA
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About Ponderosa Lodge

Ponderosa Lodge is an 18-room hotel with a spa tub, conveniently located inside Estes Park and a few minutes from the Fall River Visitor Center.

Ponderosa Lodge is an 18-room hotel with a spa tub, conveniently located inside Estes Park and a few minutes from the Fall River Visitor Center.

Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas and free parking is possible on-site. Amenities include a children's playground, terrace and library, as well as a front desk. Babysitting services and housekeeping are also available.

A barbecue facility and a riverside picnic area are available on-site, as well as a kitchenette in some rooms that comes with a stove top, refrigerator and microwave as well as utensils, dishes and cookware.

Ponderosa Lodge is located near the Performance Park, Mrs. Walsh's Garden, the Fall River Hydroplant and the Rocky Mountain National Park.


1820 FALL RIVER ROAD, Estes Park, CO, 80517, USA
Telephone: +1(800)628-0512 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Computer with internet
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Wellness center / Spa

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Friendly and helpful staff

Many guests like that the staff is friendly and helpful, ensuring that guests have everything they need. Others note that the staff is pleasant to talk to, and add that the staff is knowledgeable about the different destinations in the area.

Clean and comfortable rooms

Several guests note that the rooms are clean and spacious, while some appreciate the views from the patios and balconies. Others like that there are kitchenettes in the rooms, and add that the fireplace is a nice touch.

Good location

Guests find that the hotel is close to the entrance of the Rocky Mountain National Park, while some love that it is along the river. Others say that the property is near downtown Estes Park, as well as several shops and restaurants.

Negative Reviews

Amenities need improvement

A handful of guests say that the rooms are dated, with amenities that are functional but needs an update. Others suggest adding more cookware and knives in the kitchenette, as well as fans inside the room.

Slow connection

Some guests find that the Wi-Fi signal is weak inside the rooms, and add that the Internet connection takes time to load websites and launch mobile applications. Others note that there is limited mobile reception within the property, and suggest using the phone at the front desk if needed.

Low quality of sleep

A few guests comment that the beds are hard and uncomfortable, while some note that the rooms get humid during summer and suggest that a fan should be considered. Others say that the property is right across the main highway and find that the traffic noise gets loud until late at night.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1493 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
  • Expedia
    8.6 /10
  • Hotels.com
    8.5 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 1493 reviews