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Foot of the Mountain Motel

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Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of the times I have been to Foot of the Mountain Motel I have visited alone. The rooms are always clean, as are the bathrooms. I am able to get writing done and rest while I am there. Very convenient to downtown Boulder and campus, and Eldora ski area is not too far from this west Boulder location. Nice...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

S N, Thank you for the kind words. We couldn't agree more with your comments! Thank you for noticing some of the upgrades we have made. We have don a lot in the last 2 years and it is always rewarding when guests notice the little things that make a great experience! Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice cosy motel but if you stay longer than 2 days, you might think: wish there is more service. This is not a motel for business travellers. More for people visiting and travelling through Boulder. Staff are great!

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Heildave, Thanks for the feedback. We are always looking for ways to improve. It sounds like we did not meet the standards that you were expecting and for that, we apologize. We have in the last year, increased both the bandwidth speeds as well as the wireless footprint on the property to better accommodate the constantly evolving digital needs of...

Amsterdam, Nederland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights here in March (12 - 17). When we arrived, it looked like we were going to be late. Victoria, at reception, gave us clear instructions when I called, where to to find the key. We ended up arriving in time so we met her. Upon seeing the booked room (small, one bed only) we realised it...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

kume27, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We are always looking for ways to improve and will take your suggestions into our actions moving forward. In fact, we are going to be working on our window treatments this Spring and some kind of...

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Excellent, clean, lodging. Great location. Very nice people. Great value for money. Patterned after an old school motor lodge, but updated and modern. Continental breakfast was included. Very nice property.

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Steven R. , Thanks for staying with us! We are so pleased that you had a great time. We appreciate you taking the time to leave this feedback! Have a great day! Thanks, Alex G

Whitefish, Montana
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Great little place. Clean, comfortable and friendly. Love the location. Easy access to walking trails. Walking distance to downtown. The river is right across the parking lot. Older facility but we'll cared for with many thoughtful touches. Especially liked the retro fridge and phone.

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Paul L, Thanks so much for the review. We enjoyed having you and look forward to hosting you next time you visit the Boulder area. Thanks, Alex G

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay here! The cabins are kitschy with cute decor and lights, and the location is perfect for a short drive to Pearl Street and a nice walk in the beautiful park right out front. The rooms did smell a little musty, but for the price and the appeal of the location, it wasn't a big deal. It...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Noel M, Thank you so much for the great review! We've been working really hard to maintain this beautiful property and historic icon of Boulder. We look forward to having you stay with us next time! Thanks! Alex G

Davis, California
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Stayed here for two nights recently. We didn't want to stay in a chain and I'm so glad that I found this place. Plenty of room inside. Plenty of hot water for showers. Very clean. Stayed in room 10. Nobody can drive up and shine headlights into this room. A very basic continental breakfast offered. It tides you over until...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

jimbelenis, Thanks so much for the review! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Foot of the Mountain. Come back in the Summer and enjoy all that the Boulder Creek has to offer. Tubing, fishing, water holes, rope swings and city events weekly! Thanks again! Alex G

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

as we were driving to get here we had to drive through the city of Boulder, but the property is litterally at the foot out of the mountains outside the city off Canyon Boulevard. We stayed in the Flagstaff suite and totally enjoyed ourselves everything was there for us home from home. The front desk staff were very friendly and...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Sandrausa1965, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback! So happy that you enjoyed your stay here at Foot of the Mountain. We look forward to having you again! Thanks, Alex G

Galveston, United States
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place! Smells clean, looks clean and the heat works great. You can tell the staff puts a lot of effort into the property. Boulder is crazy expensive and this is the most reasonable place in town. This awesome little mountain getaway reminds me of the motor lodges of my childhood.

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Charles G., Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review. We couldn't agree more, we are the best in Boulder! We are unlike anything being built these days and we plan to stay around much longer. We hope to have you again! Thanks, Alex G.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Inexpensive, no frills, very small, clean, warm room. Walking distance (1 mile) to Pearl Street. Definitely very dated decor, pillows were lumpy and although the bathroom was clean, it had certainly seen better days. However, you get what you pay for. I'd go back again

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

jebian, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. As you experienced, our property has some unique features. We have been working on bringing some things into the 21st Century with brand new heaters, wi-fi, tvs and cable television, and upgraded breakfast. But, we are always looking for ways to improve. Thank you again for your comments! Alex...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming property, carefully preserved since the 1930's, and tucked at the base of Flagstaff Mountain, the Foot of the Mountain Motel represents the best of Boulder - personality, friendly service and fabulous views. This unexpected gem allows you to live like a local and enjoy city amenities as well as access to nature just steps from your door. As a guest at the Foot of the Mountain, you're biggest decision will be whether to walk the few blocks to Pearl Street or to cross the bridge over Boulder Creek for world-class hiking. At the Foot of the Mountain Motel...Let time stop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foot of the Mountain Motel

Address: 200 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-5821
Region: United States > Colorado > Boulder
Price Range: €112 - €185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Foot of the Mountain Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Boulder
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“The rooms are quite small so if you are travelling with 2 or more, definitely choose a bigger room!”
Heildave, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book the small room only if you are small yourself, or very very much in love (still). Use the B Bikes!”
kume27, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“if you stay in the Flagstaff suite / cabin you do share the patio and hot tub with cabin next door”
Sandrausa1965, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Views from the rooms are not worth bothering about...Get outside and into the park or the mountains!”
SebastianDallas, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“May want to evaluate cleanliness before settling in.”
lovintheUP, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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