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Taharaa Mountain Lodge

3110 S. St. Vrain (Hwy 7) , Estes Park, CO 80517 USA (Show map)
4.9
8 Reviews
$145 - $349
per night

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About

Do you dream of sweeping Rocky Mountain vistas, shopping for regional treasures in quaint locales, fly fishing or hiking alongside clear cool streams by day and an elegantly cozy resting place at night? Then Taharaa Mountain Lodge beckons. It is the premier Luxury Lodge, Bed & Breakfast style, for visitors of Estes Park and the Rocky Mountain National Park, offering 18 beautiful suites, junior suites, and lodge rooms with spectacular views of the Mummy Range mountains and territorial landscape. With a fireplace in every room, gourmet breakfast each morning and a lively Happy Hour each evening Taharaa is a mountain retreat that combines the amenities of a world-class inn with the scenic beauty and relaxed atmosphere that create a special experience. The Lodge was built in 1997 and the Great Hall built in 2005 by Innkeepers Ken & Diane Harlan. They have infused it with the best of 30 years experience in the travel industry. From fluffy white robes and gourmet breakfasts to room appointments and the strikingly decorated common areas, Ken & Diane have made every effort to make your visit remarkable. Just 1 1/2 hours from Denver, come for the weekend or a week...you'll never forget the beauty and relaxation of your stay at Taharaa Mountain Lodge, a one of a kind Lodge in Estes Park!

Rooms & Rates

Lark Bunting Room

A winsome bird motif complements this charming room featuring a custom king bed and comfortable chairs offer quiet introspection. A free-standing fireplace and a private deck with excellent views complete the room, which features a private bath with deluxe shower. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Black Horse Room

The days of wild horses and great rail adventures are evoked in this nostalgic room with a colonial iron queen bed and loveseat. An attractive fireplace and private viewing deck complement the room, which has a private bathroom with deluxe shower. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Columbine Room

A floral theme recreates the dreamy romance of the 19th Century in this exquisite room featuring a queen wrought-iron bed and loveseat. A lovely fireplace, private bath with deluxe shower, and a private deck with spectacular views enhance the romantic charm of the room. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Snowshoe Room

The quiet beauty and cozy comfort of a deep winter's day provides the theme for this room, which features a beautiful willow-twig queen bed and a loveseat perfect for curling up with a book. Enjoy the fireplace, and a private deck for wonderful winter and summer views, and a private bath with deluxe shower. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Arapahoe Room

Reflecting the spirit of the native West, a splendid carved Indian queen bed is the centerpiece of this well-appointed room which features a loveseat for quiet reflection. A generous fireplace, private viewing deck, and bathroom with deluxe shower complete the room. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Rocky Mountain Jim Room

Featuring a pine log king bed, this room evokes the rugged informality of the frontier West with the comforts of a cozy fireplace and loveseat. Contemplate the spectacular views from the private deck. The bathroom is accessible for the physically challenged and features a bathtub/shower. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Big Thompson Room

A fishing motif creates a true retreat from everyday cares in this engaging room accented by a beautifully crafted hand-painted king bed. Sink into chairs drawn close to the fireplace in this room with a private bath with deluxe shower, and a deck with splendid vistas. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Ute Indian Room

The heritage of the region's Ute Indians is celebrated in this enchanting room which features an aspen log king bed. Enjoy mountain and territorial views or relax in the comfortable loveseat next to the fireplace. The room includes a private bath with deluxe shower. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Long's Peak Room

The peace and refreshing beauty of the region's forests, mountains and abundant wildlife are modeled in the decor of this elegantly natural room. Furnished with a king bed accented with pine-tree cutouts, two over-sized chairs, the room has a fireplace, deck, and private bath with deluxe shower. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Stanley Steamer Jr. Suite

The nostalgic delight of antique cars evokes the early 1900s in this handsomely appointed junior suite complemented by custom king bed. Classic furnishings include a comfortable leather loveseat. In addition to the fireplace and private deck, the room features a large bathroom with a double-person wet steam shower. A truly classic retreat. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Dunraven Jr. Suite

The elegance of polished alder combines with a nautical theme of adventure on the high seas to create a refined respite in this inviting junior suite. Against the backdrop of the glowing fireplace, the king sleigh bed is a graceful complement to a secretary writing desk, and two classic wing back chairs. For private relation at day's end, enjoy the spectacular views from the deck or relax in the bath's elongated Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. An elegant retreat. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Taharaa Suite

The romance of stunning views and the comfort of a sumptuously appointed two-room suite make the Taharaa Suite a truly luxurious retreat. With a southwest theme that echoes the beauty of Colorado, the living room features a Taos Drum coffee table, a secretary with a TV/DVD, an over-sized chair and sofa and a striking double-sided fireplace that also casts its glow into the bedroom on a Southwest king bed with a CD/clock radio. The bathroom, featuring double vanities, provides a delightful double Jacuzzi tub and shower. Adjacent is your private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Trail Boss Suite

The golden plains and prairies of the West are evoked in this handsome junior suite themed to reflect the grand trail drives of the 1870s. Fine furnishings, including a king bed reminiscent of the trail rides, invite you to kick off your boots and relax in the cozy chairs next to the glowing fireplace. Enjoy the territorial views from the private deck or refresh yourself in the luxury of a steam shower. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Buckskin Charlie Suite

The beauty of the Native-American West is reflected in this large and graceful junior suite. A Taos-drum coffee table is the focal point of a comfortable sitting area featuring a loveseat and ottoman arranged to enjoy the glow from the fireplace or the spectacular views beyond a private deck. An authentic, Aspen-log king bed invites deep rest after enjoying the double Jacuzzi tub or adjacent shower. An enchanting retreat. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Overland Stage Suite

The adventure of travel in the Old West is recalled in the art and furnishings of this sumptuous junior suite. Sink into the pillows on the Aspen-log king bed or enjoy a lively conversation in the sitting area, appointed with a handsome loveseat and chair. Then bring a warm glow to it all with the flicker of the fireplace or a spectacular sunset viewed from the private deck. At day's end, step in the double Jacuzzi tub or enjoy the adjacent shower in this Western retreat. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

The Stetson Suite

A mark of quality, the Stetson is an icon of American heritage reflected in the western decor of this beautiful junior suite. An impressive king bed and matching armoire set the theme for the Western art and furnishing that include chairs in a comfortable sitting area for quiet reflection or conversation. For quiet time at day's end, enjoy the views of the Mummy Range from the private deck or relax in the bath's double Jacuzzi tub or adjacent shower. The essence of the American West. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Winchester Suite

The precisely honed quality, sleek good looks and value of a Winchester rifle are characteristics recalled in the compelling art and furnishings of this attractive junior suite. The hickory king bed and matching armoire feature a superb "Old Faithful" motif, while the sitting area is handsomely appointed with a loveseat and chair. Enjoy a few moments on the private deck taking in the territorial views or savor a quiet evening by the fireplace. At day's end, a double Jacuzzi tub and adjacent shower enhance ultimate relaxation. TV/DVD and CD/clock radio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Cattle Baron Suite

This two-room suite combines the romantic spirit of western ranch life with the amenities of a fine hotel suite. Stunning territorial views from the private deck and a living room featuring a wet bar, TV/DVD, and fireplace set the tone in this suite that is Taharaa's largest. The bedroom features a luxurious king four-poster bed and beautiful wood-inlay armoire with TV/DVD that reflect the glow of the fireplace. Enjoy the double Jacuzzi tub while viewing the mountain range or relax in the adjacent shower in this impressive retreat that provides the stylish comfort any cattle baron will enjoy.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Reviews

Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Services5
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness5
  • Dining4.9

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Perfect Winter Wedding

4.6 on February 03, 2014

If you are looking for the perfect place for a wedding, an anniversary getaway, a birthday celebration, or family reunion, this is the place for you. The staff at Taharaa Mountain Lodge are all incredible. They are attentive, courteous, and friendly. One of my best friends got married this past weekend, and her family rented out all 18 rooms. It was the perfect place for everyone to spend a few days, and really enjoy celebrating the bride & groom. The rooms are spacious and all include a fireplace. The suite was huge with a sitting room, large bathroom (huge bathtub and shower), and beautiful bedroom. All the rooms face over the beautiful Estes Park valley. The wedding ceremony took place on the outdoor, covered deck. It was a gorgeous backdrop for a beautiful winter wedding. The reception was held inside their great room, which was gorgeous with all its large windows. Each morning we were treated to a delicious breakfast, with the breakfast potato boats being my personal favorite. They also hosted a cocktail hour in the evening. If you want a talented group of people that are sure to make you feel special, regardless of the occasion, and the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Estes Park look no further than Taharaa Mountain Lodge!


A Perfect Romantic Retreat

5 on May 04, 2013

My husband and I have been staying there for our anniversary for 6 years and plan to continue. Diane and Ken are wonderful hosts with an eye for detail and service to ensure an exceptional stay. Anything from reservations at local restaurants to where to go hiking make it an easy choice.


Perfect Get-Away Place

5 on March 04, 2011

This lodge is amazing! The views are spectacular, the hosts are extremely friendly and knowledgeable of local activities and restaurants, the facility is clean and beautiful, the breakfasts were incredible and the entire package is set in beautiful Estes Park! What an amazing weekend. By far the best B&B we have ever stayed in and I can't wait to go back!


Perfect

4.6 on December 08, 2010

Thank you for a wonderful stay at your B and B. We enjoyed getting to know you and your staff. You truly met your goal of "treating your guest us as you want to be treated". Thank you for the accommodations and recommendations around town. Estes Park is a great place to visit and we will be back. It is great to know we have the perfect place to stay.


Taharaa Mountain Lodge

4.8 on November 30, 2010

We live in Boulder CO so not far from Estes Park and we returned to Taharaa Mountain Lodge because we so enjoyed our first visit. We were very happy with our stay and had such a nice visit with the owners along with snacks and a glass of wine served before dinner. The view is so wonderful of Rocky Mountain National Park especially when enjoying the delicious Gourmet Breakfast. We hope to return again soon.


Mountain magic

5 on March 02, 2009

Visited 2/25 thru 3/1/2009 From Valley Forge, PA Beautiful vistas. Innkeepers were very helpful with activities and dining options. Breakfasts were excellent. Overall the best B&B we have ever visited. Would definitely go back.


Our Special Place

5 on December 13, 2008

We visited the Taharaa to celebrate our 19th anniversary. We had been there last February to celerate Valentine's Day. The lodge is beautiful. The rooms are comfortable and cozy and provide the perfect atmosphere for a couple wanting to get away from it all. It is in a perfect location for restaurants, hiking, snow shoeing or just staying in your room - reading with the fireplace going! The owners are great people - very friendly and hospitable - while affording you privacy too. The breakfasts are to die for! Always a wonderful surprise to wake up to! I would highly recommend this lodge to anyone! We can't wait to go back!


Beautiful Taharaa

5 on August 01, 2007

My wife and I have fallen in love with Taharaa. Every time we are even close to Estes Park, we stay there. It doesn't matter if it is in the dead of winter or in the summer, it is a beautiful Lodge and Ken & Dianne are wonderful hosts. We recommend it to anyone who wants to enjoy the scenery and relax!!


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Location

Location Type

4 miles SE of RMNP, 4 miles S of downtown Estes Park, 2 miles N of Lily Lake, 5 miles N of Long's Peak, 8300' elevation, Lat - 40.33.345 / Long - 105.529.86, Mountains

Airport

Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.) 75 miles

Directions to property:

Rental car requires pre-arranged toll payments with the rental car company to travel the E-470 toll roads. Exit Denver International Airport and travel via the E-470 toll road to I-25 north. Travel I-25 north to Lyons exit. Follow Property directions.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Christmas Parade, Elk Bugling, Jazz Festival, Scottish Festival, 2 Golf Courses, Rocky Mountain National Park, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Other

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Spa, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar, Wi-Fi , All rooms with private decks, SPA - Massage Room, Bar, liquor service, Concierge service, Outdoor & Indoor Hot Tub & Indoor Dry Sauna, Happy Hour of wine, beer, and sodas

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Photography Tours, Rock Climbing, Escorted Fly Fishing Tours, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4-7 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Children under 13 years not accepted. 2 adults per room.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Minimum 3 night stay Memorial Day - September; 2 night stay October - May
  • Deposit Amount Required: Two-night deposit (or 50%, whichever is greater) is required within 10 days of reservation with the balance due minimum 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to arrival, deposit will be refunded less a $25 processing fee. The deposit and/or full payment is forfeited for cancellations less than 30 days prior to arrival unless the rooms can be re booked. If rooms are re booked, a $25 processing fee applies.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Josh & Thom Tracy, Terisa Thomas

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

Most important is the personalized hospitality and gracious service of the 1st Owners & Innkeepers, Ken & Diane Harlan, who have infused the Taharaa Mountain Lodge with the best of 30 years of travel to outstanding inns and hotels in the United States, Great Britain, Europe, and beyond.

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet

  • Time Served: 8-9:30 winter,7:30-9:30 summer
  • Serving Location: Dining Deck adjacent to the Dining Room, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free


Signature Dish

Sonoran Eggs Benedict
Taharaa's version of a southwestern eggs benedict, a unique creation. Diane & Ken have attended gourmet cooking classes in St. Remy, Provence, France as well as New Orleans, LA. Being natives of New Orleans lends a "special" international flair and style of cooking and presentation of the gourmet breakfasts. Guests enjoy different breakfasts during their entire stay.


Details

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3110 S. St. Vrain (Hwy 7) , Estes Park, CO 80517 USA (Show map)

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