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Foot of the Mountain Motel

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This place definitely has a rustic feel, but was a great option for Boulder, a bit out of the busy area but right near hiking trails galore! great view and was an easy walk (though a bit of a walk) into downtown. but the bike trail took you right down there. Staff was helpful & friendly. Easy, quick continental breakfast...

2Thank amy8889
Reviewed 12 September 2015

With rough wood exteriors and wood interiors, this place has a rustic look and feel. It was modernized at some point in its history but still has a 1960s vibe. Everything was very clean. The matress was comfortable; the pillows were OK. The staff were personable and helpful. A serve-yourself continental breakfast is provided: decent coffee, cereal, fruit, pastries. The...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We ended up here by mistake (as I had booked my original hotel for the wrong day!) and then stayed four days. It is definitely rustic but you could not beat sitting outside having your breakfast listening to the birds and the river. Just what you need for a vacation!

Thank chomolongma
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is a cute little spot, recently renovated and within walking distance of the Pearl Street Mall. The first night I did not sleep well, but I asked for new pillows and from then on I slept just fine. It was hot while we were visiting and there is no A/C so we slept with the windows open and enjoyed...

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We waited too long to book a hotel in Boulder for the weekend of the Iron Man, and had very few choices. What was left was either crazy expensive, or too far out of town. Then I stumbled onto Foot of the Mountain Motel. I called, and a very pleasant young man made my reservation, for one of the last...

Thank MNKathy_12
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Arrived late after a 10 hour flight from London so was very pleased to check into a clean and very comfortable room. The young lady who checked us in was very friendly. Awoke next morning to see birds feeding from the feeding table outside. Nice breakfast provided in reception which we ate in our room Would definitely stay again if...

1Thank littlefpc
Austin, TX
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We looked for a vacation rental but the prices in Boulder were crazy. Foot of the Mountain worked out really well for our family of 4. They had a pack and play for the baby, and we had a bed for the 3 year old. The people working there were very nice and helpful. We really enjoyed playing in the...

1Thank kittythedog
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This hotel is conveniently located at the end of Canyon Ave. fairly close to downtown Boulder and the University of Colorado. There is a lovely riverside park just a few steps away on Boulder Creek as it flows out of Boulder Canyon that is frequented by sunbathers, floaters, picnickers, etc. The rooms are rustic and very small but they have...

1Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I loved my experience at the Foot of the Mountain Motel. It was walking distance from downtown Boulder and had a very friendly staff. It felt homey and families were always sitting outside in the nice patio area during the daytime. I felt like my car and belongings were safe and would definitely stay/recommend it in the future!

Thank Sofia G
Durango, Mexico
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Love, love, love this place. We had to find a place that would take pets, and this was available. We had never stayed here before and were delighted by the rustic appearance at the foothills of the mountains. It was near the beautiful Boulder Creek and had lovely flower boxes outside of each room. The room was very clean and...

Thank 83durango

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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 

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Address: 200 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-5821
Region: United States > Colorado > Boulder
Price Range: $159 - $266 (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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“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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