The Lodge At Breckenridge
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The day started with a trip to the Butterhorn Bakery for the girls and I. Amazing breakfasts!!! Brian had to get "back to work" after two days off. The kids and I explored a few parks in town. We took a ride to Loveland Pass and ended up walking around the outlets before crashing. A great, restful ...
Today, the entire Driessen family embarked on their first family vacation in far too long. Happy to have family members staying in our home, we left our life on the east coast to head for Colorado. After saying goodbye to our dear sweet dog, we were off on our 4 hour flight to Denver, Colorado. Upon landing, gathering our baggage, our kids were too hungry to wait until we got our rental car and found ...
... follow the Big Johnson River. The others headed for Denver.
The Canyon that we went through had been devastated by a swollen Big Johnson River and many houses and log cabins had been destroyed, the piles of discarded household belongings was still evident.
We Climbed in altitude quickly through Estes Park, Grandby and Kremmling and then entered another National Park, this time the Rock Mountains NP. Words such as Epic, Awesome and even fully sick (if ...
... of good wine. He even has the listing on an I pad. In fact, they use I pads for controlling the lights, blinds, television, air and everything. I learned how to use it to control our room. I did ask how many I Pads were in the home and Fred didn't know. Right after we arrived, we were treated to a moose visit. While looking at the creek we spotted a young moose eating. We all went out in the backyard for pictures and the moose decided to be ...
... hardly run down and we had to balance ourselves so that we did not slide down. By the time we came down to the part where we could run down, we were all worn out. It could have been the fatigue but the descent felt more time taking than the climb. By the time we reached down, six-seven hours after we started the climb, we were half dead.
Climbing the peak gave me a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Lodge At Breckenridge
Everyone was very accommodating and helpful. The free shuttle down into town was great and convenient. And the hot tubs were super!
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Lodge At Breckenridge
While not "luxurious" we thought the place was fine. It has a cozy feeling and the service staff was very accomodating. I'll agree the carpet was stained, but I try to not spend any time anyway on hotel carpets! The location was great - nice views. The facilities were good - fitness rooms and spa, and the restaurant view was amazing.
My only complaint is the water temp in the showers varied from hot to cold during each shower, and the rooms were quite hot. Couldn't seem to get the thermostat turned down enough so we slept with the balconey door open!
I'd stay there again certainly, and the price was excellent for what it was.
More beautiful than imagined
This is an enchanting spot with great views and classic charm. A great healing for the overworked mind and body. All you had to do was ask if you had a need or want---the staff was great.
There is a relaxed appeal and although not perfect the staff tries to address all expectations.
Part of the character is its age and beautiful blemishes. I loved that pets were welcome.
Don't miss out on this uncomparable view and cozy comfort.
After reading mixed reviews online here, I contacted the hotel directly via email prior to our stay. My partner and I are convinced there is simply a different (lower) standard in Breckenridge for lodging. The location was lovely, the restaurant was fantastic. I didn't have a chance to partake int he spa, (too busy clombing mountains) but it's seemed to be nice. The "kitchenette" is really a dirty microwave and small refrigerator. The dishes were not clean (which we've found typical of condos in the area), the carpet was filthy. Stained and not vaccuumed, and the room had clearly not been dusted. (Not a high-maintenance requirement, rather we have allergies to be considered!) All of those details missing are forgivable, but that I had to call (TWICE) to have my bedclothes changed during a three-night stay was ridiculous. Not each night, I can understand and appreciate overnight sheets being left on, but we had a spill and the housekeeping just threw the covers back up (didn't actually MAKE the bed) on the dirtied sheets.
The Lodge was just Beautiful
We just got back from Breckenridge and had an Awesome time!!! The Lodge was beautiful, just what we wanted!! The staff was great, helped us whenever we needed driving directions to get to different places. Our room was great, we upgraded to a mountain view....worth the extra $10 a day!!!
Just want to say thanks for the great hospitality and we'll see you again real soon!
I've lived part of each year in Denver, Colorado, for 10 years and I've been going to Breckenridge 1 or 2 weekends a month while I'm there the entire time. And I am so grateful for the Lodge and Spa! I found this Jewel a few years back and haven't stayed anywhere else since. You can't beat the views, the cozy lodge-style charm (including the double fireplaces in the main lobby over-looking the Breck valley), the cleanliness, the well-maintained and well-furnished rooms and facilities, the hot-tubs, the spa and pool, and most of all the first-name-friendly and always smiling and available management and staff. I am perplexed by the negative comments written about it - after spending dozens of weekends at this hotel I've simply never seen or experienced any of those negative remarks. The management and staff keep the place in ship shape and treat their guests with a very refreshing home-style touch. And I've recommended it to tens of friends, family members and acquaintances and have only heard very positive feedback from them as well. Keep up the good work Lodge and Spa!
Perfect Mountain Getaway...
This was an absolute diamond in the rough... It has the high class "lodge" feeling, yet I didn't feel out of place with blue jeans on. I love that pets are allowed... it has a blast from the past charm. It gives you a getaway world from the real life crap we all face. Nancy was a wonderful hostess as were all of the employees, making you feel relaxed and every bit as welcome as the millionaire next door. What a beautiful view... it stings me to read the negative comments... if those people wanted the Ritz Carlton, that's where they should've booked a room... this is a mountain lodge getaway not a New York City show room. A beautiful place with excellent staff... I'll go again!
Our traveling group of 9 people stayed for four nights at this lodge. The staff, especially Dawn, were very helpful. The rooms were above average and the bargin price was great. The continental breakfast included waffles and a variety of other choices. We are definitely planning a return trip.
We loved this place!
I was a bit nervous about this hotel given the bargain price, but The Lodge & Spa far exceeded our expectaions! The views from this hotel are astounding. The front desk staff was very kind & helpful & recognized us by name during our stay. There were always snacks, coffee & tea in the lobby by the 2-sided fireplace. The breakfast was outstanding - yummy waffles! The hot tubs & indoor pool were terrific - well taken care of & perfectly situated. Our room could have used some fresh carpet, but that is as close as I can get to a complaint. And how upset can you get with Aveda toiletries to soothe the nerves???
We will definitely be back!
This is a special place. My wife and I spent three days there and never regreted a minute of the time. The food is excellent, the service is good, and the spa facilities are wonderful. Our massages were first rate and worth the money. The Sales and Marketing Manager, Lesley, made this experience far better than we could have hoped for. Look her up!
I had high hopes for this hotel. It was always a place I had wanted to stay. We picked it for our one year wedding anniversary. The view was great! The hot tub and pool were wonderful, contrary to other reviews. But the room was not well furnished. The bathroom was small. And I found our room to be dirty - stains on the carpet, dustwebs in the corner. Happy that we only stayed one night.