Estes Park History & Museums: The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park Colorado

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Historic Stanley Hotel

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park offers the visitor luxurious accommodations in a spectacular mountain setting, close to hiking, fishing and other outdoor recreation in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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  • Find luxurious accommodations and spectacular views at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park
  • The hotel is open year round
  • Take the unique Ghost and History Tour
  • Visit Rocky Mountain National Park, only six miles away
  • Shop in Estes Park for that perfect gift
  • Call 800-876-1377 for reservations


Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, built in 1909, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, it offers guests a unique and comfortable place to stay when visiting the area. With marvelous views and even a few ghosts, this hotel has made a name for itself over the years.


The hotel is located only six miles from Rocky Mountain National Park’s entrance. Follow Highway 34 in Estes Park as it turns into East Wonderview. The hotel isn’t far from the junction of Highways 34 and 36. The address for the hotel is 333 East Wonderview Ave. Estes Park, Colorado 80517. Telephone numbers are 800-876-1377, 970-577-4000 and 970-586-3371.

Nearby Attractions & Activities

  • Rocky Mountain National Park
    The activities you can enjoy within Rocky Mountain National Park are virtually endless. Summertime is great for hiking, rock climbing, fishing and rafting. In the winter there’s plenty of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and sledding. With so much wildlife, it’s vital not to forget your camera.
  • Whitewater Rafting
    The two rivers you can try for some whitewater fun around Estes Park are the Colorado and Poudre Rivers. Some outfitters will provide all transportation, meals and more.
  • Fun City
    Families love to visit Fun City in Estes Park, Colorado. Exciting entertainment will have you returning again and again. Enjoy bumper cars, giant slides, miniature golf courses, bumper boats, go-karts, and much, much more.
  • Shopping
    This mountain town has many quaint shops and Estes Park’s Stanley Hotel is very close to the best shopping. Find amazing treasures and handcrafted gifts. It’s a relaxing time as you wander among the gardens, around the sculptures and along river walks shopping for that special something.

Details & Services

Historic Stanley Hotel is in the Renaissance, Tuscan style, with 138 guestrooms, many having views of the Rocky Mountains. The hotel is open all year.

Find Old World charm with the spacious rooms with flat screen TVs, complimentary wireless Internet and a morning paper to keep you abreast of the news.

For dining there is a Café, Lounge and Dining Room. For some fascinating activities right at the hotel, you can take a Ghost and History Tour, visit the salon and spa or work out in the Fitness Center.

Many believe the hotel is haunted, with sightings occurring regularly. The fourth floor is most notorious for its ghostly activity.


For reservations at the Stanley Hotel, Colorado call 800-876-1377 or 970-577-4000.

For the Ghost and History Tour, make reservations by calling 970-577-4110.