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2501 Colorado Blvd., Idaho Springs, CO 80452
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Columbine Inn
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Idaho Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

STAY AWAY!!! Arrived to find room with stained carpet, blankets and sheets. (their colorful blankets obviously don't get washed very often. The carpet was falling apart and sharp metal was poking through. The kitchen was not available for use without an extra $50 deposit. We were awakened early in the morning by a dog barking outside our window. I called... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My fiancée and I stayed there over the weekend and just feel in love with the place. We had a King Suite with a kitchenette. It was so much fun to make breakfast in the room. The bed was amazingly comfortable. The room has a county/south western "motif" theme throughout, very clean, quiet and homey. The owner was very kind,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The property itself is older but the rooms have been remodeled and look great. It was very clean and comfortable. The room was quiet and I would recommend it to everyone. There was a small fridge, microwave and coffee maker in the room. We enjoyed our stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Had everything you need in a place to stay for the night. Front desk was nice and helpful with questions. WiFi was great, bed super comfortable and had a little kitchen too. Probably had the most pillows I've ever seen on a bed but was great to be able to pick which one suited me.

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Hillsboro, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Super nice people that run the hotel. Very homey. Hard to believe it is in the middle of town they are so well hidden by the nesting of the trees surrounding the place. My dates got mixed up and they were super nice on making sure I had a room on my way back home. I definitely will be staying... More 

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate our repeat guests, and look forward to seeing you again soon! Sam Salter, Owner More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This motel was disappointing. We arrived late evening and upon check in the front desk clerk asked us how many beds we needed one or two. We stated whatever was cheapest and his remark was the two queen beds but if you use both than there will be an additional charge. I paid for the room and whatever was in... More 

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

Guests arrived late, only 2 rooms left with 2-queen size beds in each. Asked for the "cheapest rate" so were given a "discount" for using 1 bed. (We do give discounts for multiple-day stays and repeat guests and random discounts such as this one). Also checked the faucets after reading this review and they are not switched (?) Suite provided... More 

Ringgold, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not much to choose from in Idaho Springs. Property was clean and quite. Hotel desk/window did not open until 3 PM. We got to there at 2PM (had reservations) and a sign indicated CLOSED/NO VACANCY, a little worried at this point. A not so friendly lady saw us standing around in the parking lot and finally advised us of the... More 

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am confused about the "not so friendly lady" in the parking lot, because that definitely does not describe my wife. She is an educator, and extremely friendly. Also, just for future reference, if our rooms are ready earlier, for example by 2PM, we often let our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Large room, double sink bathroom with separate shower/toilet area. The largest availablity of outlets, mirrors & lightening I have ever seen in a motel room! Very cheerful innkeeper! Soft beds. Close to town.

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate all of your comments and time to review our place. Looking forward to your return. Cheers! Sam Salter, Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Traveling from Iowa to Vegas got to Denver tried to find hotel that would allow pets at last minute before hitting mountains none would this hotel didn't have any pet rooms but made exception for us. The room was very nice and quiet. Would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for rest before hitting mountains.

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your next visit. That is why Idaho Springs is called "Gateway to the Rockies' since many travelers stop by our small mountain town before traveling into the heart of our mountains. Cheers! Sam Salter, Owner More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I stayed here for one night just to explore the area. Our room (#21) was decorated with a cabin theme that I personally really liked. The room was tiny but we didn't spend much time in it. If you are traveling through the area, I would recommend staying here. Great little place for the price and everyone in town is... More 

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your positive comments, especially regarding the decor. We appreciate hearing about your stay and look forward to your return. Sam Salter, Owner More 

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Address: 2501 Colorado Blvd., Idaho Springs, CO 80452
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Location: United States > Colorado > Idaho Springs
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Columbine Hotel Idaho Springs

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