Positioned six miles from the natural wonders of Rocky Mountain National Park, the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo., is recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The allure of this mountain getaway extends beyond the property's boundaries, as attractions such as Stanley Park and Lake Estes Marina, located within one mile, invite guests to explore Colorado's grandeur.
Magnificent mountains shadow the Stanley Hotel while sensational stories hover over the property's mesmerizing past and present. Erected by inventor F.O. Stanley in 1909, this stately Georgian- revival hotel inspired Stephen King's bestseller, "The Shining." The property features 16,000 square feet of unique conference space. Event catering services and use of a business center equipped with complimentary high-speed Internet access enhance this hotel's corporate appeal. On-site recreational opportunities include a seasonal outdoor lap pool and a spa that offers revitalizing beauty and body treatments. Guests can learn more about the history of the hotel and experience a little of the paranormal by taking one of the ghost and history tours, offered daily. The Cascades Restaurant and Lounge specializes in continental cuisine with a regional flair. Colorado game takes culinary center stage, where during warmer months, guests can dine on the outdoor patio adjacent to a playful waterfall. Room service is available during limited hours.
The four-story Stanley Hotel offers 140 guestrooms that range from historic to classic, and from suites to villas. The Presidential Cottage features five sleeping rooms, a kitchenette, dining and living room areas, and a private deck that captures unbridled views of the Rockies. Accommodations provide coffeemakers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Dial-up and television-based Internet access are available for a fee, and wireless Internet access is complimentary.