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Boulder Outlook Hotel & Suites

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   800 28th St, Boulder, CO 80303
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel situation in Boulder is dismal, especially if you are in town for a major event like move-in or a football game. Boulder Outlook may show up on your search because it is probably the last place to book up. The staff are friendly, it's a reasonable location close to the University, and it's cheap, but at the end... More

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First the positives; + The hotel is in a good location, close to supermarkets, eateries, gas stations etc. +The staff is friendly and check in and check out was fast +Hotel is environmentally friendly +Ample parking +Adequate breakfast -Internet was TERRIBLE in the rooms. Most of the time it took forever to connect and then it was super slow. You... More

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But they are only masking problems in the quality of the facility. Their renovations did not reach the guest rooms. The room we stayed in was shabby, with torn and stained sheets, damaged furniture, cracked bath tiles, flat pillows, and worn-through covers. Our breakfast buffet was adequate, but I expected more from a hotel that bills themselves as zero waste.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look, if you're looking for an affordable hotel in Boulder and you have a car, this might be the place for you. We did have a car but found that we probably could have got a better hotel in a better location for just a bit more. The hotel offers an indoor pool, a cafe, and the grounds were kept... More

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Boulder, CO
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very confusing internet, with like 10 routers... but none of them are fast. Speedtest.net results show avg. download speed of 1.36 Mbps, and avg. upload speed of 3.46 Mbps.. (fairly inconsistent and laggy). It took many seconds to even connect to that site (and this one). Would not recommend if you hope to use the wifi.

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An older motel and about average but very dated. It reminds me of a Rt. 66 motel. I did enjoy the blues bar and restaurant on premises and the friendly staff. The price would be way high anywhere else but it's the best I could find in Boulder.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

basic roadside motel with an indoor swimming pool. (which made the whole building smell chlorine...) close to university, NIST, NOAA etc. tired rooms free bike rental, ( in exchange for your email address...) the price is like 60% of the hotel next door. (which pretty much looks the same from the outside)

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Howard, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Room 314 smells of smoke.... Supposed to be non smoking The shower head is not for some one over 5' 9 1\2" (Short) The water pressure and temp. are nice The drain in tub does not stay open during shower so the tub fills with water while you shower. It is near several roads and there is roadway noise. The... More

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Pretty nice place very close to the Univ. Colo.Boulder. Room was average in comfort & clean. Decent breakfast - nothing spectacular. Zero (or near-zero) landfill waste program fairly impressive. We would most likely stay here again when in Boulder.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were very surprised with our stay. First off, Jenny was a sweetheart when I called to see about vacancies and their pet policy. Jenny was extremely polite and reserved our room on the phone. We had an easy check in. It was inexpensive compared to other chain hotels we stayed. The room was nice and I should know not... More

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Address: 800 28th St, Boulder, CO 80303
Location: United States > Colorado > Boulder
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Boulder Outlook Hotel & Suites 3*
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Boulder's Home of the Blues and Colorado's zero waste hotel. The Boulder Outlook is Boulder's best value accommodation, combining green practices of zero-waste with the amenities found in more expensive hotels. ... more   less 
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