Stanley Hotel Tours

To get the full experience and haunting appeal of The Stanley Hotel, there’s no better way than to take a professionally guided tour during your stay. Tailored for all kinds of visitors, there’s a memorable – and spooky – Stanley Hotel tour experience for everyone in your party, from the five-hour Ghost Hunt to our most popular Night Tour. Spots fill up quickly, so book yours as soon as your travel plans are confirmed.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Our hotel tours are open to the public.

For reservations, call 970-577-4111 to speak with a tour guide or book online.

Additional Information

Private tours are available for booking Sunday through Thursdays for The Stanley Tour only. A private tour is for up to 20 people per time booked and a max of two time bookings in a day. The price to book a private tour time is $350. Private tours are recommended to be booked a minimum of ten days in advance. For more information please contact the tour office at 970-577-4111.

Parking is free for all guests with tour reservations. Please bring confirmation email or booking reference number to provide the gate attendant. Thank you.

Cancellations for tours and events must be cancelled with the hotel no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled tour time. Any cancellations within 24 hours will not be eligible for refunds. Exchanges are allowed, based on availability.

The Stanley Tour (formerly Ghost & History Tour)

Discover the hotel’s hidden secrets on this 90-minute walking tour, including all the paranormal predilections of the property and the spectacularly creepy underground tunnel, while also hearing about the history of the hotel and its founder, FO Stanley. Easily our most popular tour, we recommend booking well in advance to ensure a spot. Reserve yours today!

Please note:

This tour spends a fair amount of time outdoors, so we urge guests to wear layers and appropriate clothing.

    • Children over the age of 5 and above only, please
    • Tour accommodates a maximum of 20 people (no dogs, please) and does not feature guest rooms
    • Advance reservations are required and there is a 24-hour cancellation policy
    • No alcohol is allowed on any of our tours

Reservations are strongly recommended at least one week in advance to guarantee a specific time. Tour routes are subject to change on daily basis. Tour route is approximately 1 mile in length. As we are located 7,500 feet above the see level, please come prepared and drink lots of water!

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Hotel Guests $17 
Non-Hotel Guests $20
Hotel Guests – Children – Ages 5-10 years old $12 
Non-Hotel Guests – Children – Ages 5-10 years old $15
AAA Discount (requires AAA card) $17
Military Discount (requires valid ID) $17
Senior Discount $17 

 

Night Ghost Tour

Go inside the science and history of paranormal phenomena on this 90-minute tour featuring an in-depth look at all the apparitions of The Stanley Hotel, and a special “lights-out” ghost adventure. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your tour ahead of time.

Please note:

One of our most popular tours, the Night Ghost Tour has been known to book up weeks in advance, so make your reservations as early as possible.

• Children over the age of 10 and above only, please
• Tour accommodates a maximum of 20 people (no dogs, please) and does not feature guest rooms
• Advance reservations are required and there is a 24-hour cancellation policy
• No alcohol is allowed on any of our tours

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Hotel Guests $20
Non-Hotel Guests $25
AAA Discount (requires AAA card) $20
Military Discount (requires valid ID) $20
Senior Discount  $20

 

The Stanley History Experience

The Stanley History Experience

Experience a hands-on history lesson in this Stanley Hotel tour that provides a look into the earliest days of the hotel, Estes Park, and proprietor FO Stanley. Go inside the archives for a truly unique and informative 45-minute guided exploration of the events that made the hotel what it is today.

Please note:

Max 8 people

Due to the delicate nature and hands-on elements of this tour, we ask that you leave behind any cameras, food, or beverages before beginning the tour.

    • Children over the age of 10 and above only, please
    • No photography, food, drink, or dogs
    • Advance reservations are required and there is a 72-hour cancellation policy
    • No alcohol is allowed on any of our tours

Reservations are strongly recommended at least one week in advance to guarantee a specific time. This tour takes place primarily in the Archives room at the Stanley Hotel.

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Hotel Guests $8
Non-Hotel Guests $10
AAA Discount (requires AAA Card) $8
Military Discount (Requires valid ID) $8
Senior Discount (Ages 55 years old and up) $8

 

Ghost Stories

Fun for the whole family, Ghost Stories offer a light-hearted, yet spooky, spinning of the history of the hotel and its most prominent ghosts. Book online now to save your spot, and provide an exciting experience for all the members of your party.

Please note:

• All ages welcome, children under 5 receive free admission
• No dogs, please
• No alcohol is allowed on any of our tours

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Hotel Guests $5
Non-Hotel Guests $7
AAA Discount (requires AAA Card) $5
Military Discount (Requires valid ID) $5
Senior Discount (Ages 55 years old and up) $5

 

Stanley Paranormal Investigations (Ghost Hunt)

This adults-only tour takes you through the most active paranormal locations on the property. Not for the faint of heart, our sought-after Ghost Hunt provides five hours of out-of-the-ordinary, sometimes squirm-worthy, experiences. We require that you reserve your tour in advance, so make arrangements today!

Please note:

Bring an open mind to this five-hour ghost hunting experience! Tour dates and schedules are posted by the 15th of the month for the following month’s Ghost Hunts so you can plan your tour according to your travel plans.

    • Adults 18 years and older only
    • Tour accommodates a maximum of 20 people (no dogs, please) and does not feature guest rooms
    • No alcohol is allowed on any of our tours
    • Advance registration is required

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Hotel Guests $50
Non-Hotel Guests $60
AAA Discount (requires AAA Card) $50
Military Discount (Requires valid ID) $50
Senior Discount (Ages 55 years old and up) $50