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Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed here on a whim after reading a bad review of a place up the road and it was the best choice we could have made. My wife and I loved the room and decor, the hot tub was very clean and refreshing, and the owner is very friendly and helpful. We will stay here every time we are...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your AWESOME review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay !!!!

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful stay and Theresa is great hostess. Remembered us booking months earlier by phone conversation. Quiet even though just off the road. The "Hunger Trailer" which is on site is a big plus for GREAT food. Theresa also recommended Italian local just around the corner and we had wonderful time. Thanks for letting us give the local economy our share....

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your trip and your Anniversary!!! Thank you so much for your review.

Basalt, Colorado
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our motorcycle trip to the Great Sand Dunes was enhanced by our stay at Poncha Lodge. Teresa and hubby have made this little motor lodge into an oasis. While our room was the tiniest room ever, it was immaculate and homey. D's food next door was delightful. The garden for relaxation did the trick. Teresa took time out to visit...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and so glad you enjoyed your trip. Our smaller rooms in the back are great for over night. hope to see you again.

Union, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This small roadside motel was a wonderful change from all the larger motel/hotel chains. It has a garden and a stream that runs through the property. The room was clean and decorated with antique furnishings. The owner is very hands on and welcomed us with a cheery smile and very pleasant attitude. I will always stay here when we are...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Poncha Lodge ! Thank you for your review.

New Mexico
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My granddaughter and I needed a place to stop halfway on our trip to the western slope of Colorado to see family and attend a memorial service. In the past we have spent the night in Salida; however prices there are quite high this time of year and most motels are standard accommodations. Since Poncha Springs is on our direct...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Hope to see you again.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 August 2016

we stayed at poncha lodge with Theresa and D once again. 5 of us bikers and loved it as well as D has some of the best Texas style BBq around...they both go out of their way to make you feel like you are family. D opens up early so you can get some hot coffee and monster breakfast burritos...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your repeat business !!!!! and thank you for the reveiw

north platte nebraska
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Sorry I was so late in reviewing. We absolutely loved the lodge!. After spending over 6 days in Moab Utah at over $200.00 a night the Poncha Lodge was a breath of fresh air. Theresa, the owner, is wonderful. Our room was perfect, right across from the Hungry Trailer, which has wonderful food. We enjoyed our cocktail hour in the...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and my apologies for being late to respond to your review lol. So glad you enjoyed your stay.

Murray, Kentucky
Reviewed 21 July 2016

So happy we chose this place to stay on our way from the Rocky Mountain National Park to Durango to ride the Silverton Durango Train. It's so charming and very relaxing. Super clean, newly remodeled and has a courtyard in the rear with the most beautiful flowers, hummingbird feeders, a small stream running through it. A hidden treasure. Park right...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Very cute autocourt style motel. Theresa the owner lives on site and has lots of info to share especially for a good place to eat. You park in front of your door and there's flowers everywhere, in hanging baskets and planters. As soon as we opened our door I got a huge smile on my face, the room is so...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. My apologies for the delay in thanking you , it was a very busy summer. Hope to see you again.

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Rooms are clean with a charming dated design. Bathroom clean and well appointed. Teresa, the owner, is a charming Texan. The grounds are well kept and features a hot tub and incredible garden for relaxing. Very cool place. For tourists looking for fancy, go to a bigger city. This place is "home town" not "downtown". We consider this a destination...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review !!!! Hope you will come see us again.

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Teresa Dunlap is the new owner of Poncha Lodge as of November 2012. The Lodge is conveniently located at the junction of Highway 50 & 285 in Poncha Springs, Colorado, just minutes away from beautiful, historic downtown Salida and 15 miles from Monarch Ski area. Other outdoor activities available in the area are kayaking, rafting, fishing, "jeeping," hiking, camping, jeeping, snowmobiling and golfing & much more. Cable--Flatscreen TV and Wi-Fi are offered in 13 clean comfortable Cabin Style rooms at affordable prices. Rooms are smoke free & pets are welcome. Great backyard with grills & picnic area.We recently put a new therapeutic hot tub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poncha Lodge

Address: 10520 Hwy 50 W. at Junction of US 50 and US 285, Poncha Springs, CO 81242
Region: United States > Colorado > Poncha Springs
Price Range: $65 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Poncha Hotel Poncha Springs
Poncha Hotel Springs
Poncha Motel Springs
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“Just tell Theresa what you would like and she will try to accommodate you.”
 of 5 bubbles smittyfromthecity, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are small, but their are many room options available.”
 of 5 bubbles HenryParsons, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are back from the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles lowflyingowl, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are larger and smaller rooms. If you want a little extra, ask for it.”
 of 5 bubbles 723ChrisM723, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask Teresa! She'll help you find the right accommodations for you.”
 of 5 bubbles 238janelleb, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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