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Rio Grande Southern Hotel B&B

101 S. Fifth St., Corner of 5th & Central, Dolores, CO 81323
Rio Grande Southern Hotel B&B
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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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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all - if you are coming for a Hilton experience - you will be disappointed. My husband and I were looking for something with old west charm, away from chain stores and crowded streets - we found the perfect place in the Rio Grande! We were greeted by a sweet and well-behaved Pomeranian followed by Susi, the owner.... More 

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Chico, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were greeted by a guy in bear feet smoking a cig outside the Hotel. (That is not a typo...he had footwear that looked like giant bear paws) I believe he may have been a tennant in the Hotel...or just a local character. The room is small (We stayed in room 2 the Roosevelt room) as well as a tiny... More 

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Harvard
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I found Delores after looking for bed and breakfasts near Mesa Verde. When we arrived after a long day of travel and exploration we found the door to be unlocked, but nearly a ghost town. :) When we finally found someone to ask about checking in, we were pleasantly greeted by Joe and Suzie. Nearing 9pm, we asked if there... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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15 reviews
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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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