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Lamplighter Motel

425 Main Street, Alamosa, CO 81101
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Aurora, Colorado
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I will never stay there again first was in morning and manager tried to come in our room with pass key we had not checked out was about 9 am thank god we locked the pad lock then we went to store was 10 am still not checked out when we returned the manager was in room cleaning he told... More 

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salida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We have stayed at the Lamplighter many times in the past but havent been through here in about 3 years. We stayed there this weekend and was very dissappointed. They have not done anything toward improvements. My wife wouldnt even used the shower. I did and it made the bedroom floor wet, major leak somewhere. The whole room was a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We picked this hotel because it was affordable. We were thrilled with the value once we got there. Clean, well maintained and just what we were looking for. Stayed one night as we were just passing through. It suited us.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stay in 30-40 hotels a year traveling as a band. We came into Alamosa in June of 2014 for a show and the promoter booked us in this hotel. Normally we handle this ourselves. We go into the rooms late, after 1am. This is obviously a budget motel, so you shouldn't expect luxury. I do expect any motel to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

All we would say is that the Lamplighter needs a new wick! Disappointed in the whole experience especially as it was our first introduction to small town Colorado. Can I say any more but avoid. There must be better in town.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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153 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We travel all the time on the bike, and stay at a wide range of accommodations. We do like historic motels and those with local color and charm. Well, the color of this place looked a lot better in its ads than in person. Color it run-down and no one really cares. The signs for the Lamplighter would be the... More 

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Edmonton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The lady who checked us in was lovely, so helpful. We looked at the room and it seemed worn but fine, no obvious mold or nasty smells. It also came with a hot breakfast. In the morning I had a couple of itchy bites so checked further into the bed. Yep, bedbugs. We told the fellow who was at the... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The rate was the cheapest place to stay close to the Train which we were taking in the morning. It seemed clean but the A/C broke in the middle of the night and blew heat - we woke up sweating; the Refrigerator did not work, the Free Wi-Fi was only available sitting in the office. The people were friendly. Would... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Located on Main Street this is closet motel to downtown, and is great for an overnight transit stop or as a base to visit the Sand dunes. Have stayed here before and latest stay was July 10th for 1 night again in room 121. Friendly staff, large king room with twin queen beds, good size bathroom and separate wash basin... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed here two nights and had a nice stay. The staff was friendly enough, and the included breakfast was nice. The room was clean and we had no problems. I really liked the brick walls inside the room.

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