Gateway Inn - Grand Lake, CO

Stay at Gateway Inn in Grand Lake, CO. Dates Available into June.

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Family-Friendly Lodge near Rocky Mountain National Park

At Rocky Mountain National Park, well-marked trails lead deep into the wilderness, where bugling elk gather in open meadows and bighorn sheep scale sheer cliff faces. More than 300 miles of hiking paths provide a closer look at waterfalls and granite mountains, which are mirrored in the sparkling alpine lakes at their bases. Located 1 mile from the park's western entrance, the Gateway Inn occupies a tranquil spot in this high-country wilderness.

The inn is a true family-run business—owners Tom and Debi built and designed the wooden lodge in 1999, and their daughter Lisa manages the property. With Rocky Mountain National Park surrounding the inn on three sides, it's easy to stay connected to the great outdoors during your visit, even if you never leave the lodge. Following happy hour in The Lounge from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., guests gather on the hotel's sprawling back porch to watch the sun set over nearby Shadow Mountain Lake.

Individually decorated guest rooms feature handmade log furniture. Choose from a variety of bed combinations to best accommodate your family or traveling flash mob.

Grand Lake, Colorado: Western Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park

Nestled beneath snowcapped peaks, the town of Grand Lake is known as the Western Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. The charming village, dotted with quaint cabins and summer homes, sits adjacent to Trail Ridge Road, a 43-mile route that winds through the park, providing glimpses of mountain wildlife and dazzling views that stretch to Wyoming.

Grand Lake was named after the largest natural body of water in Colorado, which hugs miles of shoreline just north of the hotel. Here you can angle for brown trout and mackinaw, or take to the waters on a pontoon boat. About a mile from the hotel, Grand Lake's historical boardwalk evokes the Old West with rustic saloons, art galleries, and horse-drawn taxicabs.

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What You Get

  • Stay for two in a double-queen or king balcony room
  • Up to two kids 15 or younger stay free in a double-queen room
  • Dates into June


Policies and Fees

  • Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
  • Cancellation policy: 16-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
  • Taxes: 9.7% tax added at purchase
  • Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability

No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • 1,900-sq. ft. deck with fire pits
  • Lounge with specialty drinks and games
  • Hot tub and sauna
  • Exercise room
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The Fine Print

  • Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
  • 16-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
  • No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
  • No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check in
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
  • Credit card required at check-in
  • 9.7% tax added at purchase.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Room Details

Double-Queen Room

  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for each additional guest 16 or older; guests 15 or younger stay free
  • Handmade log furniture
  • Private balconies with lake or mountain views
  • Satellite TV

King Balcony Room

  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2
  • Handmade log furniture
  • Private balconies with lake or mountain views
  • Satellite TV

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 4 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: available for $10 per night
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: please contact property for handicap accessibility requests or options.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • Nearest airports: Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL; about 84 miles); Denver International Airport (DEN; about 125 miles)
  • Driving distance from Fort Collins, CO: about 88 miles

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