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Rio Grande Southern Hotel B&B

101 S. Fifth St., Corner of 5th & Central, Dolores, CO 81323
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Rio Grande Southern Hotel B&B
Ranked #2 of 3 Dolores B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Drove down to Dolores in October to see the leaves in color. A highlight of our trip was the little rio grand southern b&b with a long history. The small rooms are decorated in plush Victorian style. We were very comfortable and slept well both nights snuggled under the many pillows and featherbed blankets. Pet friendly for our service dog,... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This is a horrible place. Unless you want to listen to drunken karoke or horrible bands that echo throughout the entire town. Dolores is a sweet quiet town. Except when this establishment cranks up the karoke loud enough to echo off the cliffs of this nice little river town. The idea of eating there is horrifying to me. The last... More

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Cow Island, LA
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

I read the previous reviews and was somewhat leary to stay here but the charm called me in! I travel often and was sooo impressed with this bed and breakfast...WARNING: DON'T EXPECT Don't expect a brand new, evrything in place, perfect chain type hotel. It was true to life, an old place with a laid back feeling to it. There... More

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New York City, New York
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419 reviews 419 reviews
27 hotel reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Driving through Dolores, CO on a late Saturday morning, we are looking for a place to have breakfast when we run into this two story structure bearing an impressive sign: SOUTHERN HOTEL, it says, "on the national register of historical places, built 1893". All kind of signs surround the historical plate, advertising beer, bar, restaurant, breakfast, lunch, diner and even... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The webpage looked good, but we were very disappointed. We stayed here in June 2010 as part of a 4-day bike loop through the San Juans. Due to River Festival, everywhere else in town was booked. Had we known what the place looked like in real life, we would definitely have booked at the Schoolhouse B&B outside town and sucked... More

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san diego
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

As I'm sitting on the bed in my room at the Rio Grande Southern B & B, I decided to go ahead and rate this property...upon arrival, we were greeted warmly, and checked in. The room was as promised, super large en-suite bathroom and very comfortable bed. The owner Suzi is a hard-working woman, obviously loves what she does, and... More

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Naples, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

I loved staying here for two weeks this past summer.Suze the owner so caring,her main concern that all guests are truly comfortable,don't find this in a lot of motels.My room small yet so very clean & comfortable.The restaurant below served excellent food.When staying here Friday night fish fry & Saturday's German meal a must,thanks Rita so enjoyed your food.Thanks Suze... More

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Estes Park, Colorado
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
35 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

It was my birthday and we stayed at this lovely B£B. Susie, the lovely owner, had a rose waiting for me. The room was grorgously decorated and I felt like a princess staying there. Had our own bathroom with wonderful shampoos and nice smelling lotions. We had a yummy German dinner there too. Really enjoyed the small town feel of... More

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Englewood, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

I was hesitant because there wasn't much info about the Rio Grande Southern on-line but my son lives in Mancos and he said the locals highly recommend it. It was the perfect place for me to stay and the prices were reasonable. The restaurant was wonderful. They are becoming known for their Friday night fish frys.Breakfast was awesome as well.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

We had reservations but after seeing their less than clean and tidy restroom and viewing the lobby/living area with two large dogs and an abundance of dog hair everywhere we opted to cancel our reservations (without hassle which we appreciated) and go on to Rico. We had been looking forward to our stay and were shocked at the condition in... More

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Address: 101 S. Fifth St., Corner of 5th & Central, Dolores, CO 81323
Location: United States > Colorado > Dolores
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rio Grande Southern Hotel B&B Colorado/Dolores

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The historic Rio Grande Southern Hotel B&B was constructed in 1893, with a 1902 addition, is the oldest building in Dolores, CO. Seven Victorian-styled Rooms await your visit to this beautiful area of the Southwest. Enjoy the privacy of a Hotel and the benefits of a B&B. The Southern Eating House Restaurant is just off the lobby, offering a wide variety of homemade cuisine breakfast, lunch and dinner. Clean, historic, comfortable lodging. Teddy Roosevelt stayed here in 1902. ... more   less 
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