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Portal Peak Lodge

2358 Rock House Rd, Portal, AZ 85632
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Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One step above tent camping and one step below staying in an rv. Just the necessities, all rather worn. Bed was not comfortable and sheets and towels frayed. But it was essentially clean and provided a very convenient place to crash after hiking. Winter hours for adjacent cafe are very inconvenient for tourists since they open almost too late (9am)... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Step back to an earlier time where there isn't a chain store for 50-100 miles. Located in the *very* small community of Portal, the lodge makes a comfortable base for exploring, birding, and hiking a beautiful area. Fancy or frilly it isn't, but if you are happy with simple and clean rooms, a nice deck and access to their cafe... More 

Thank 408cheryllb
San Francisco, CA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Visit was great location, staff was courteous, room was clean. The restaurant was convenient, menus were simple, but the food was nutritious and tasty. The place is a bit rustic, but part of the charm. I do like the way the rooms are set up; in two lines facing each other with a central common space porch .

Thank HaroldDunlin
Atlanta, Georgia
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91 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Our group was pleased overall with our visit to the Portal Peak Lodge. If you want to visit the Chiricahua Mountains for birding, there are not very many places to stay, and this lodge is well located. The facilities are quite spartan, but comfortable, clean and adequate. We were especially impressed by the staff, who made every effort to be... More 

1 Thank Travelerwithbudget49
Gilbert, Arizona
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78 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you want to visit or hike the Chiricahua mountains in southeast AZ, this is an excellent choice. Book early as there are 16 rooms. They have nice, comfortable, and quiet rooms. They serve meals and the food is good. They even have a selection of beer and wine. I stayed for 2 nights, went hiking on the 2nd day,... More 

1 Thank Tom S
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83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We are out in the sticks (sorry, US readers - miles from anywhere) and we have this quite special place. The town is relatively isolated, several miles from anywhere, on a flat plain with amazing mountains nearby. And with a very small population, why would you not want to stay here? The cabins are basic and comfortable - probably the... More 

1 Thank Diomedia
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273 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Not much in Portal, but this was comfortable and close to birding and National Monument. Room had two double beds, table and 2 chairs. Microwave in room. No Tv. Hummingbird feeders in front of the rooms. Quiet. Clean. Restaurant on site. Pretty good food. Reserve early, they fill up fast.

1 Thank Mary W
Fairbanks, Alaska
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This room had plenty of space and two beds for my friend and I. The room looked clean and beds were comfortable. The only downside was a rather large cockroach in the tub. I only saw the one, but that's the reason for a 3 rating. Breakfast Sunday morning was very good. Lots of character in this small settlement. Beautiful... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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82 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Stopped here today for lunch. Great variety of menu items so each of the four of us had different meals. Save room for dessert. We loved visiting with other guests. We will certainly return for another scenic tour.

2 Thank JACK E
Chicago, Illinois
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266 reviews
264 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

the rooms have 2 double beds, a table and 2 chairs. my room had a microwave and in-room coffee. the room has good lighting by the sink for reading. no tv but good wifi. great place to view the stars and to hike and to birdwatch. only complaint- rooms are overpriced. but everything in the area is priced high due... More 

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