Taharaa Mountain Lodge

Quintessential Colorado Mountain Getaway


Quintessential Colorado Mountain Getaway

Aerial View of Taharaa Mountain Lodge
Breakfast Room View
Main Lobby
Overland Stage
Homemade Breakfast at Taharaa
Room with a View
Queen Room at Taharaa Lodge

The Basics


Tucked away at the foot of Lily Mountain, and offering some of the most spectacular views in the Estes Valley, Taharaa Mountain Lodge is everything you're looking for in a Rocky Mountain getaway.  Minutes away from downtown Estes Park and the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, we offer eighteen well-appointed rooms to choose from, a home-cooked breakfast to start out your day, and all the fine-dining luxury of the Twin Owls Steakhouse when your days' adventures are done.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-Free
  • Free Parking
  • Adult Only
  • Wine/Spirits
  • Fireplaces
  • Spa Services
  • Restaurant On-Site

In the Know

  • Take a tour of the historic (& haunted) Stanley Hotel, known as the inspiration for the famous book and movie, The Shining

  • Check out the many skiing options in the area, often known as the gateway to the best local skiing in the state

  • Go snowshoeing at scenic Bear Lake
  • Book a Guided Trip with Kent Mountaineering

Stay for the Story

Take in some of the most spectacular views and close proximity to the National Park. The quiet and relaxed atmosphere and onsite amenities include Twin Owls Steakhouse, Taharaa Spa and Hot Tub, and Taharaa Gift Shop.

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Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Try our on-site restaurant Twin Owls Steakhouse for an extensive selection of steaks
Seasoned Bistro is a chef owned restaurant with a small menu and bold flavors

The Rock Inn is a lively gathering place blend with hand-crafted, hearty comfort food and a health and planet conscious twist

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

No trip to the area would be complete without a visit to the famed Rocky Mountain National Park

Take a ride on the Mustang Mountain Coaster, an exhilarating Colorado mountain coaster experience with amazing views

Hike Long's Peak, easily the most recognizable and iconic mountain around Estes Park

Guest Reviews

Amazing stay at Taharaa Mountain Lodge for my husband's and my wedding anniversary! The staff were so nice and helpful, the rooms were gorgeous, and I loved the balcony view of the mountains. Hot coffee was delivered to our door in the morning and the skillet breakfast was phenomenal! Can't wait to stay here again. Thanks to Katie for helping us get settled and being so kind!

- Julie Smith

We returned to Taharaa more than 10 years since our original visit. It was better than ever. Our room was immaculate and extra care was taken to assure our visit was fun and enjoyable. The addition of Two Owls restaurant is an extra bonus. The owners, Sandra and Thad, are the ultimate hosts individualizing breakfasts and planning nearby activies. Vicki, the General Manager, was also an excellent host assuring...See More

- Martha Staker

The hostess, Sandra, our at Twin Owls waitress, Amber and all the other staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful! We decided to stay in Estes Park and extra night and happened to be eating at Twin Owls on our first night. We mentioned we were considering staying in town another night and Sandra made the whole process of booking super easy! Breakfast in the morning was great and coffee...See More

- Nichole Langley

Great place to get away with all the comforts of home. Breakfast was delicious and I loved the coffee at my door first thing in the morning. Owners are very friendly and accommodating.

- Dustin Glidewell

Beautiful lodge. Very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay. Breakfast was great but portions a little large. Late Check-in process was easy and clear. Definitely a great place to stay while enjoying the National park. We marked the room down to 4 stars only because it lacked Kleenex and cups. We did eventually find cups in a customer service center on the first floor but bought a box...See More

- L B Burton

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 18

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Hair Dryer

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Smoke free

Family Friendly: No

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Hot Tub, Meeting Space Available, Restaurant On Site, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor

Events Supported: Private Parties

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Mountains