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Mountain Motel

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Tucson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Super nice people running the place. Very nice comfortable beds. I wish I could show you the fish I caught. The deer sometimes come right up to the fence to see you. My dog had the best time of her life. I only lost about three bucks playing poker with my brother and cousins. The food...

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Georgetown, Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Take a chance and get away from staying at the big chain blues. Mountain Motel is one of the best motels we've visited in all the years of travel. We stayed in Room Six which was decorated for the winter season. The furniture was top grade; the bed fabulous; the large wooden rocking chair a delight. The bathroom was the...

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Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a very nice family-run accommodation. It is one of only a few hotels in Salida that accepts pets, and that is the reason we selected it. The little cabins are nice and fully equipped. Not much in the way of frills, but priced accordingly.

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Monument, Colorado
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The cabins are super cute with antique furniture, extras like cute wooden trash cans, and very comfortable beds. Unlike the reviews of many other places along this highway, we had no traffic noise problems. It is not a 5-star hotel, it is rated 5 stars by me because it is cute and nice for the price!

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Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Checking in was a very pleasant experience...the owner/manager was friendly and professional. Having stayed at Mountain Motel before, I was not disappointed...in fact some updates around the property had been made making the visit even better than before. Rooms are not huge however they are very adequate for two adults and one very well behaved pooch. Thank you Moutain Motel...

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Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 30 September 2016

No frills............very clean..........comfortable........unique.....had everything we needed. Great to find a dog friendly hotel......my sweet dog loved it. My only complaint was there was fresh dog poo in the back yard area....not the hotels fault of course. We so enjoyed this hotel will stay again and recommend to friends.

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Thank cpjms
Reviewed 27 September 2016

this place is so cool. it's small, reasonably priced, within a short walk of the historical downtown but close to the necessities. The rooms are large, super clean and comfortably decorated. the rooms on the bottom all have doors to go out to a beautiful grassy area with some chairs and tables. all in all a big thumbs up guys...

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aurora
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our experience at the Mountain Motel was great. They were polite and most accomidating. We stayed in room 10. It was comfortable and exactly what we were looking for in a quaint little mountain town. They are definately pet friendly with very reasonable pet fees. They will always have our business when staying in the Salida area...

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Canon City
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Views are breathtaking!! Convenient location,comfortable beds and pillows. Rooms are nicely decorated with rustic/southwest flair. My room had a table & chairs,microwave, refrig. and coffee maker. Flat screen TV. A great atmosphere to relax and unwind.

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stayed here one night after traveling for hours to meet a dear friend. We had exactly one night to catch up and this was perfect! Despite the proximity to road and liquor store, we were able to talk late into the night under starry skies with little disturbance. Slept wonderfully in uber comfy beds. Delightful gardens and whimsical retro touches...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hitchin' Post Motel, formerly know as the Mountain Motel welcomed its first guests in 1947. In 1996, six more rooms were built to accommodate the tremendous influx of visitors to the motel. The Hitchin' Post Motel has been a family endeavor, being locally owned and operated since 1947... Over 55 years! In December 2011, the owners of The Mountain Motel felt that it was time to showcase the charm and history of the motel by changing the name to The Hitchin' Post Motel representing the by-gone era of the 1940's, 50's and 60's. After transforming the office area into a lounge and reading room, the energetic owners set to work to begin outfitting the remaining nine rooms with an exhaustive inventory of Mountain Western Retro furniture, fixtures and room decor. Their vision to make the Hitchin'Post, Salida's FIRST "boutique mote;" and reinventing an American icon - the roadside motel is coming to life!Foremost in the minds of the staff at the Hitchin'Post Motel is to provide guests with a comfortable, cozy, distinctive and memorable stay. One-size DOES NOT fit all! Each room has been reimagined to bring in the owner's own style to make each room personable and "one-of-a-kind." Room decor is "Mountain Western Retro" - reminiscent of properties dating back to the 1940's, 1950's, and early 1960's. We consider our motel an ever evolving work of "motel art," where updates and decor are an on-going effort. We pride ourselves on being the only local motel to bring the "boutique motel" experience to guests visiting Salida.A locally owned motel, the Hitchin' Post Motel is noticeably different in look and feel from other hotel/motel chains - we love it when our guests are pleasantly "surprised" to find that the motel offers much more than a room to sleep.We invite YOU to share our "Mountain Western Retro" experience! Whether it be... Sharing a bowl of chili on a cold day with other guests, or sipping the special "Hitchin'Post Ice Tea on a hot day... Your stay at the Hitchin'Post Motel in Salida, Colorado will be a memory to share forever and keep you coming back, year after year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Motel

Address: 1425 E Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO 81201-3203
Region: United States > Colorado > Salida
Price Range: $146 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mountain Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We only saw Rooms 5 and 6. Both were perfectly in tune with our personalities - eclectic and cozy. Room 6 has a king bed while Room 5 has two queens. ”
 of 5 bubbles annintexas, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are exterior entry - no stairs or elevators to deal with. You park right in front of your room.”
 of 5 bubbles MGordonCharlotte_NC, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“while we've not stayed in the others, #5 is great!”
 of 5 bubbles noelles932, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 - cute but further from the road, has a small kitchen and two beds”
 of 5 bubbles newmoondoc, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in Cabin #3, which had a small living room, bedroom, and kitchenette. Bathroom was very tiny. ”
 of 5 bubbles MsMouse10, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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