Tours

Explore the haunting history of The Stanley Hotel with one of  many tours and special events which are offered by the Stanley Tour Office! All available dates and times can be viewed and booked right here. Please note our policies and read more about our tours below. For more information, please call 970-577-4111.

Additional Information

  • Children under the age of 5 are not permitted. This includes infants being carried.
  • Tour dates will be made available for purchase on the first of the preceding month. Certain tours may not be available on certain dates because of upcoming events scheduled to take place at the hotel.
  • Advance purchase is strongly recommended. Tickets are sold on a space-available basis.
  • Day visitors and hotel guests are welcome
  • Pets are not permitted.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Intoxicatedguests may be asked to leave without refund.
  • Audio and video recordings are not permitted. Photography is allowed.
  • Tours do not feature guest rooms.
  • Visitors who purchase discounted tickets online will be asked to show proof of military service and/or AAA membership upon arrival. Spouses and children of military ID holders and AAA members are eligible for discounted tickets.
  • Total walking distance can be up to one mile and may feature stairs. All tours are wheelchair accessible.
  • Weather permitting, tours may feature outdoor sites. Please prepare accordingly.
  • Parking is free for all guests with tour reservations. Please bring confirmation email or booking reference number to provide the gate attendant. Thank you
  • Bookings cannot be transferred, cancelled or refunded less than 24 hours before the appointed tour time. All changes are subject to availability.

The Stanley Tour

Our daily all-purpose tour, the Stanley Tour brings to life the hotel’s history and architecture as well as some of its most notable spirits. See the beautiful state rooms, the hallways of the haunted fourth floor and the tunnel which allowed servants to enter and exit the building unseen. Learn about how the Stanley inspired Stephen King’s fictional Overlook Hotel in his bestselling novel The Shining.

  • Time: 90 minutes
  • Age limit: 5+

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Standard Price $23
Hotel Guests $20
AAA Discount (requires AAA card) $20
Military Discount (requires valid ID) $20
Senior Discount (55 & over) $20
Children (12 & under) $17

Call 970-577-4111 to book your tour, or reserve online

Night Ghost Tour

This evening tour takes you through our most haunted spaces and introduces you to the paranormal phenomena surrounding our 100+ year old hotel. See the basement rooms of the Concert Hall and the famous tunnel after dark and learn where Flora and F.O. Stanley are still said to be seen. Photography is encouraged.

  • Time: 90 minutes
  • Age limit: 10+

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Standard Price $28
Hotel Guests $25
AAA Discount (requires AAA card) $25
Military Discount (requires valid ID) $25
Senior Discount (55 & over) $25

Call 970-577-4111 to book your tour, or reserve online

The Archive Experience

For the history buffs, this guided 45 minutes includes access to the Stanley Hotel Archive and brings you up close and personal with our collection of artifacts, maps and original furniture. Learn more about how F.O. Stanley made his fortune, his involvement in the Estes community and the National Park and how the hotel has changed through the decades.

  • Time: 45 minutes
  • Age Limit: 10+
  • Note: Food, drinks and photography are not permitted

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Standard Price $12
Hotel Guests $10

Call 970-577-4111 to book your tour, or reserve online.

Ghost Stories

This fun event is for families and visitors of all ages.  Hear spooky tales of the hotel’s haunts told by one of our expert guides.

  • Time: 60 minutes
  • All Ages Welcome

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Standard Price $10
Hotel Guests $8
AAA Discount (requires AAA card) $8
Military Discount (requires valid ID) $8
Senior Discount (55 & over) $8

Call 970-577-4111 to book your tour, or reserve online. 

Stanley Paranormal Investigations

This five hour, adults only event sends you to some of the most active locations on the property with our expert Paranormal Investigations Team. Not for the faint of heart, this popular tour is an out-of-the-ordinary intro to the equipment and the theory behind the hotel’s paranormal activity.

  • Time: 5 hours
  • Age Limit: 18+

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Guest Price Per Person
Standard Price $60
Hotel Guests $55
AAA Discount (requires AAA Card) $55
Military Discount (Requires valid ID) $55
Senior Discount (55 & over) $55

Call 970-577-4111 to book your tour, or reserve online.