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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 22 September 2011

The room was great and the service was even better. It was nicer than any hostel I've been to in Europe. We chose the privacy of the suite, but were able to mingle with the other guests in the common areas (the back yard, front patio, lounge and kitchen). Definitely go with the host's restaurant and bar recommendations. There are...

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simplehostel, Owner at Simple Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive response! We try to make our place feel homelike. The suite is the only room in downtown with its own bathroom and it is perfect for couples.

Tecumseh, Kansas
Reviewed 16 September 2011

enjoyed my stay and the friendly serrvice from John and kimberly. they care about you .

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 September 2011

This hostel was wonderful!!! Clean, well kept, really close to town, very reasonably priced, awesome hostess! I will definitely be back!

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Mandeville, Louisiana
Reviewed 13 August 2011

This lodge was great for how I like to travel. My husband and I stayed one night and I found the place clean and comfortable and best of all, close to the river.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 11 August 2011

Simple Lodge is a hostel by definition of the bunk room, but has more of a B&B vibe. Centrally located in Salida, close to Collegiate Peaks and half way between Denver and Telluride. We stayed upstairs in one of the two private rooms - simply equipt but had everything we needed and was a peaceful place to sleep. Backyard was...

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memphis
Reviewed 3 August 2011

We stayed for one night at Simple Lodge and Hostel and loved our accommodations. The owners, John and Julia, are really wonderful people. As soon as we arrived, they welcomed us into the dinner-preparation routine, which we declined, so they suggested some local places (Amica's being one of them, where we went and it was fabulous - a great recommendation)....

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 July 2011

This place makes me feel like home. The host would provide information on everything you are interested in doing. The location is convenient to all Salida has to offer, A short drive to the Monarch Crest gets you to the Continental Divide Trail and the Colorado Trail. Arkansas River can be heard fro m1 small block away, where the city...

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 28 July 2011

My husband and I didn't mind having to walk through the bunkhouse with sleeping guests to get to the bathroom at night. I didn't mind the communal bathroom, because both showers had a curtained changing area so it was reasonably private, and in the morning when I showered no one was there anyway. We enjoyed meeting the guys staying there...

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Salida
Reviewed 4 July 2011

Loved it! Felt like one night wasn't enough--terrific in-town location, adorable funky decor and very friendly hostess. We had the private suite but would definitely recommend the bunks and family rooms...communal kitchen/dining area very neat, clean and accessible, as are the communal bathrooms/showers. We loved walking around downtown, which is only a block away, and hope to return during festivals...

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USA
Reviewed 27 June 2011

Slept better in a coed dorm room at the hostel (with earplugs) than in a king corner hotel room in Denver the night in between. Advise from John on where to eat (The Fritz), which trail to climb Mt Elbert (made it to the summit) this time of year were truly helpful. Kimberly's suggestion of a shorter hike another day,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only lodging located in historic downtown Salida. Walk to everything or use a bike for free. We have bunk beds, private queen rooms, and a private suite with kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Simple Lodge

Address: 224 E 1st St., Salida, CO 81201
Region: United States > Colorado > Salida
Price Range: $31 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Make reservations. It's quite popular.”
Insanepeace, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is a hoStel - not a hotel. "Private room" means you have a door that partially closes. And you are sharing a toilet and shower.”
debbyk702, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“If you can do stairs, I recommend 2nd floor - bunk room or private”
GypsyVisionary, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are out of the common gathering area.”
ericw224, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
“I have no idea about the private rooms. But, the bunk room is awful until they do something about ventilation.”
DerekS550, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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