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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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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
42 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Senior Reviewer
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 

brisbane
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87 reviews 87 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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innkeeper617, Owner at Columbine Inn, responded to this review

You've taken the time to write 87 noble reviews... We at the Columbine Inn are proud to part or your gracious Achievement. Cheers, Sam Salter / owner More 

Hillsboro, Missouri
2 reviews
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 

Irving
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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 

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