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Matterhorn Mountain Motel

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409 Bluff Street, Lake City, CO 81235
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Matterhorn Mountain Motel
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Lake City
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salida, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Matterhorn had good reviews so I phoned to reserve and was surprised it was $99 for one for a room with no fridge or micro - most expensive room my whole six-day trip. When I checked her confirmation email, it was quoted at $109. I immediately phoned: "Oh, sorry, we don't usually have singles, so...." When I got there, I... More

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've stayed here every summer for years and as usual it was quiet, clean and convenient. My only complaint is that for some reason this year the staff fogged the room with stinky "air freshener" just before we checked in. Besides smelling bad it triggered an asthma attack. The irony here is that people come to Lake City for the... More

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matterhornmountain, Manager at Matterhorn Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us again. We apologize for your discomfort upon checking in but we had to use deodorizer in your room prior to your arrival as the guests that checked out had some stinky feet after hiking the Colorado Trail. We were unaware that this commercial deodorizer recommended for hotels could cause an asthma attack as there... More

Lakewood, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here while mountain biking the Colorado. We pedaled in from Slugmullion Pass and were welcomed with a complimentary glass of wine. WOW! Nice touch. There were complimentary sodas and water also. Our room was perfectly clean and comfortable. The owner and manager were very helpful for about town recommendations. We were not allowed to keep our bikes in... More

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matterhornmountain, Owner at Matterhorn Mountain Motel, responded to this review

We offer complimentary wine, water or soda upon check-in because we know it is a long drive to Lake City, or in your case, an even longer bike ride on the Colorado Trail. We have lots of visitors coming off the trail and want to insure their stay with us is a pleasant one after all that hard work to... More

Calhan, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When staying in Lake City this motel is a great choice. Quiet, clean, well appointed with parking right out front. This is a clean, charming location right near the middle of historic Lake City Colorado. A good value, with warm attentive service and with a great view. Within walking distance for eating or drinking.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quiet, spotless motel. All guests speaking in low voices. No kids around, no rowdy groups. Complimentary chardonnay at check-in put us in a right mood. It is an amazing place. Regina and Mark were wonderful.Thank you, Terry, for making our San Juans experience so memorable, and for creating a place where one can unwind after full days spent in a... More

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matterhornmountain, Owner at Matterhorn Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Thank you again for choosing the Matterhorn while in Lake City. All of us also enjoy the peaceful location on the mountainside in the middle of town where we can walk to almost everything. We appreciate your kind comments and hope to see you again in the future! More

Kentwood, Louisiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my second time staying at the Matterhorn. I had my son with me and we had a blast. We were hiking and jeep riding for a few days and this is a perfect base for exploring the area. The alpine loop is three blocks away. Town is easily walkable. Rooms are basic but clean and well cared for.... More

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Evergreen, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Terry was very quick to respond to my inquiry and helpful setting up my reservation. Fairly last minute on my part but she was able to accommodate my requests. Nice clean room on the end. Very quiet despite the normal Lake City summer bustle. We arrived late to find our room waiting for us. We'll definitely stay here again when... More

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Arvada, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were riding the Colorado Trail and staying at motels each night. Lake City was right on the route. We had made reservations ahead of time not knowing anything about the place. It turned out to be a great place to stay. The room was comfortable and the staff was AWESOME. Wine at check in. We even had shampoo AND... More

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Usa, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We visited Lake City to do some prospecting. Apparently the owner of this motel hangs out in the visitor center of this tiny town to fill up her rooms, (without disclosing) haha, well, she hooked us, cause we rented the last room. The rooms are clean, have coffee a stall shower, flat screen tv, free wifi and boxed wine is... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We came into Lake City via a dirt road mountain pass from Rt 114 knowing nothing about Lake City and were tired and hungry. What a nice town! There was a marathon of some sort going on so we were concerned about lodging but our first choice the Matterhorn had a room due to cancellation. Very clean and comfortable room... More

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Address: 409 Bluff Street, Lake City, CO 81235
Location: United States > Colorado > Lake City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Matterhorn Mountain Hotel Lake City

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Matterhorn Mountain Motel & Cabins is located in the heart of Lake City's historic district, walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, retail shops, arts center, parks, Henson Creek and Lake Fork of the Gunnison River. Wilderness begins behind motel, frequent wildlife sightings. Updated, clean & comfortable rooms. Queen or king beds, kitchenettes. Non-smoking property. Pet-friendly rooms (call for details). Amenities include hot tub, wifi, cable TV, coffee service, hair dryers. Reservations recommended. Accommodating Lake City visitors since 1949. ... more   less 
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