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Columbine Inn

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2501 Colorado Blvd., Idaho Springs, CO 80452
Columbine Inn
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Rating summary
  • 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay cost us around $99+ after tax for an overnight stay in a room furnished with 2 beds. FYI we had our two dogs with us. The beds were comfortable. The owner was pleasant and the inn was quaint. We appreciated having outside room access. My husband and I usually never dish out that much money on a hotel.... More 

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We decided to get away for 2 days. This is the most beautiful and quiet lodging you will ever find. Super nice owners and our room was stunning. Room 4 will be ours from now on. We will be back for sure and can't wait for our next mini break. Thank you to both for an amazing restful 2 days.... More 

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Dubois, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The room I stayed in felt more like a home than a hotel. The bed was big, and comfortable. The staff was friendly and courteous. The hotel was nicely located near the downtown area. I would definitely stay here again!!

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is not a mini-Mariott, but is an older property that has been renovated into a clean, attractive property with great bedding and location. the prices, while not Motel 6, are very reasonable for the quality of the room we stayed in. Freshly painted, well decorated, and with Wi-Fi and all the basic amenities.

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Raleigh NC USA
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26 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Stayed again twice within two weeks. We try to use Columbine as a convenient place to stay the night before our flights out of Denver as its maybe 1.5 hours away from the airport there. Sam has always done right by us, and the price is right. Its a bit quaint and old school, but it's nice to stay in... More 

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

Repeat guests are paramount: Thank You for staying and your time sending review..Cheers, Sam and Alya. More 

Grand Junction, Colorado
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Sorry to see some people have had a bad experience at this place. We have been coming here for years. We just stayed on Sat. Valentines Day and had a great stay. Sam greeted and registered us as usual with a smile. We have always felt welcome here and the fact he remembers us makes it even better. Our bed... More 

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

Greetings,Enjoyed reading and appreciate your thoughtful review...Will be nice to see you both again...Cheers, Sam More 

Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
49 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a decent, "Ma & Pa" type motel in Idaho Springs that is slightly "rustic" but clean and functional with good internet. Just don't expect to stay past 10am; their hospitality turned to "get out now" at 10am sharp!

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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

Be advised : All lodging facilities have check in and checkout times. Check with office when staying or booking accommodations. The Columbine Inn posts it's check time: On entry door in all rooms. Thank you for your time writing and sending you review... Cheers, Sam Salter More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

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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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

Reviews are a forum for constructive dialogue: This review is woefully revengeful and dishonest...regards Sam Salter / owner More 

Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

I've been tardy responding to this review: Since, you folks have subsequently stayed 2 additional evenings; Your review is keenly revered... Cheers Sam Salter More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

I graciously thank you for your amiability and unprejudiced review...Cheers Sam Salter / owner More 

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