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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Great location, super friendly staff, clean, comfortable beds. Great restaurant and brewery next door. will stay again.
cute clean pool. shuffle board, playground, game room, short walk down to a river.

Stayed: August 2018, travelled with family
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MikeyGu, Owner at Red Ranch Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks for the kind words!

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Fun, retro-feeling motel with slightly dated decor (think mid-80s -- attention, "Stranger Things" fans) that once again feels hip and cool. All the classic family-friendly motel musts such as swimming pool, arcade-game room and playground with swings and seesaw, so great for those seeking nostalgia. Room was SPOTLESS and I could tell bathroom is regularly scrubbed and tile regrouted to keep it sparkling. In-room coffee maker, cable HD-TV, comfy mattresses, etc. etc., completed the picture. Close to major attractions such as Kaaterskill Falls and Thomas Cole National Historic Site. Price rite at $115 or so (including tax) for double queen with extra twin.

Room Tip: Room 126 was given for double-queen booking but also had an extra twin bed.
  • Stayed: July 2018, travelled with friends
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MikeyGu, Owner at Red Ranch Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks for the cool review!

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

I'd love to give Mike and his little Red Ranch Motel a higher rating! If you're not allergic to mold this motel is a 4 or 5 based on its value, cleanliness, and friendly staff. Mike has done a great job rejuvenating an old roadside motel from the 1950s or 60s. It's still got many old touches but also shows it's being updated as much as possible.

Now for the mold problem. I was in a ground floor room, Room 119. I checked in and promptly left for an event. I returned late and then realized how moldy the room smelled. I had to gut it out, but being allergic to mold, I had a nasty reaction overnight and the next day---migraine and body aches.

So my advice is if you are ok with a moldy smell and tolerate mold, then this is a nice choice for the area. Perhaps, the 2d floor rooms don't have this issue. If you are mold sensitive, check the 2d floor rooms or seek another motel/hotel.

Room Tip: 2d floor rooms will be quieter and, perhaps, not moldy.
  • Stayed: June 2018, travelled solo
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MikeyGu, Owner at Red Ranch Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for the review. After reading your review I personally inspected the room. It did smell slightly musty when I opened the door, but I went over every inch of the bathroom and bedroom and cannot find any mold growth whatsoever. I still had housekeeping spray everything in the bathroom with Chlorox. They also could find no evidence of mold. Maybe musty would have been a better description. I am sorry you had an issue.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This was the Motel chosen by my geology professor for our class to stay at while on our Sed/Strat trip this October. The rooms are as my classmate referred to them, so out of the 80's and who cares because it's clean, spacious, (our room had three beds as did the boys room next door), family oriented, has a great resturant next door, did I mention clean because it really was and topper this place has a Seesaw!!!!!!. If you're looking for new, lavish or plush, keep looking. If you want a clean place to sleep, eat, and seesaw, you'll find it here. Mini-fridge and coffee maker. I'd like to mention, McLovin made his first cup of coffee here. They grow up so fast. Lol

Stayed: November 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Stayed 2 different weekends this year. Both were excellent as usual. If you want clean rooms at an affordable place to use as a base while you check out the Catskills this is the place. Close to North Lake, Hunter, water falls, swimming holes and right next door is Angela's with great food and drinks.

Stayed: October 2017
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