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Marietta, Ohio
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The owner is super nice. The rooms are interesting. In addition to our king size bed there was a nice recliner squeezed in the room which came in handy for the evening. The room was very dark and not an easy way to let some light in. There was a nice small kitchen area connected to the room, but you...

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Denver, CO
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I read all the reviews prior to staying here. First they have tried to make the place cozy and cute. It is clean and we did not have any bad smells. The beds are horrible. They are hard and you really roll to the middle. It was painful for me. It's noisy from road traffic and others coming and going....

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I am astounded by the reviews I read. This is tied for the most gross hotel room I have ever been in. It had a powerful stink that we could not identify and it was so bad you could taste it in your mouth and throat and it triggered my wife's asthma. As stated by someone else the bedding probably...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Cons: small room, tight parking, old bouncy mattress, no hanger rod or closet, no nightstands, no luggage stand, slow internet at 8 Mbps, no free breakfast. Pros: very low price, clean, everything works, free wifi, mini frig and microwave, flat TV, charming duck hunting decor, very friendly owners. If the cons are not a problem, this is an enjoyable bargain.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Stayed here with my girlfriend last week. The owner was super friendly and we ended up chatting to him for about 20min in the reception. The rooms themselves were great (assuming you like interesting quirky stuff) and were great value given how cheap it was. It was also very close to the town centre which is always useful

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La Junta, Colorado
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We have stayed here twice & enjoyed it both times. If you are traveling on a budget & want a clean room then this is a great place to stay. This is an older motel - the rooms are pretty small & it has low ceilings, but for a mom & pop type motel it is an excellent value. You...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This small and quite motel is great as every room has a different decor and you feel at home. Clean rooms and kitchen's with comfy bed's and chairs. The service is great with the prices are worth writing about as I would not even consider going elsewhere. I stayed when the temps were in the single numbers and was very...

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Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed 24 October 2015

The owner and personel were beyond words, they were kind, generous and church going family people. The room was clean and comfy. Quite and had everything you needed in a motel room. Yes I would for sure recommend to family and friends. Come and enjoy one or more nights.

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Tom W, Owner at Rio Grande Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope you will visit us again soon.

Bellvue, Colorado
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Okay, it's an older motel. I'm fine with that. The decor is all about wildlife and outdoorsy stuff, and a bit tacky for our tastes, but that's fine. Every bit of decor, from the wallpaper borders to the throw rugs (over the carpet) are filled with bears, deer, elk, birds... you name it. Even the light switch and outlet plates....

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Tom W, Owner at Rio Grande Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed our Loft. We designed it with families in mind. It is always nice to have room to stretch after a long day on the road! Please visit again soon.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Thought it was just an affordable local motel. Instead it was a completely custom mountain resort room. Spotless, new and amazingly decorated. We stayed in the elk room. The furniture was something you might see in a high end mountain antique store. Everything was themed. Like a motel six converted to a Hilton. The owner took real pride in his...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Rio Grande Motel

Address: 25 N Broadway St, Monte Vista, CO 81144-1165
Region: United States > Colorado > Monte Vista
Price Range: €47 - €88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rio Grande Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Any room as the décor is different in each.”
 of 5 bubbles Morefun2, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“You have a good array of choices. Suites and partial suites. It's actually a place you could safely recommend to your fussy mother-in-law. Older structure with radiator heating that works exceptionally well....also wall unit a/cs...New carpeting. Spotless bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Buck42, 8 Nov 2013 | Read review
“just make reservations ahead of time all the rooms in front are pretty nice”
 of 5 bubbles carl197, 9 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask Tom for details of the rooms - each one is special.”
 of 5 bubbles 650BrianJ, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
“the Lodge is perfect if you have a group of people”
 of 5 bubbles Frog963, 31 Jul 2012 | Read review
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