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The Cow Palace Inn/ Rodeway Inn

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1301 North Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052 (Formerly Cow Palace Inn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On this year's trip around National Parks I had chosen the Cow Palace for the overnight with my visit to the Sand Creek Massacre site. The hotel is the first thing you see as you come in from the National Park. The reception area is large and inviting, the staff friendly. I had lunch in the hotel cafe' then encountered... More 

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Calhan, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went for a weekend get away. Had a great stay. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Nice to be able to stay in and eat a great dinner, Also had a bar if you want a drink. Had such a good time we are taking our kids on Labor day weekend for a end of summer... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Older motel but getting work done. Stayed in outside room was able to park at room door so very convenient. Ate at restaurant for night meal, was good. Had very good breakfast with large selections. Had inside garden area with rooms inside. Did not use pool. Friendly staff. Wifi not always dependable.

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Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pulled in last night on the bike. We generally like to stay somewhere that has a place to eat in or close to. They were booked up, but the owner got his manager to give us a room (a just in case room). Thankfully we took it. The room was in need of repair--phones didn't work, the water temp in... More 

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Denver, co
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a great motel, restaurant and bar all rolled into one for a very good price! Very nice staff too.. Rooms were very clean with coffee maker, upgraded bedding and 4 locks on the door..felt very safe. Hotel has a large inside garden area (ever visited Opryland?) with a pool Our room was an inside room but felt like... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I would give this hotel a 3.5 because- Yes-it is aging and is worn around the edges but it is also clean and cared for and the staff is very nice and helpful. Room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was average and filling and much better than many motels we have stayed in. Decent amount of offerings for anyone who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Enjoyed our one night stay. The staff was very friendly and worked hard to accommodate our needs. Like more towels coffee and a roll away bed. Love the beds. Soft sheets and pillows. Pool was also nice along with hot tub that wasnt quite as hot as I wanted! !

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Quebec City, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We went there in the beginning of June and we saw they were renovating. We were assigned on the first floor by the big parking lot. Some of the room numbers had been removed so we had to guess from the ones remaining. Everthing was working well but we saw there was still work to be done. One chair was... More 

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DAT52, Owner at The Cow Palace Inn/ Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, thank you for your review of our Hotel. I'm sorry you didn't have the great experience that we would have wanted you to have. I'm sorry you had some bad information on our telephones. We did have some water damage when we were doing our plumbing remodel that impacted about 6 of our rooms. That has been ordered... More 

Rye, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I had to stay here for a convention. It is old and though reviewers said it was updated, I didn't feel it. The breakfast is OK. I think the atrium in the center of the courtyard makes the whole place very humid. The people are very nice and helpful, but that is not enough for the price. Also the phones... More 

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DAT52, Owner at The Cow Palace Inn/ Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, thank you for your review of our Hotel. I'm sorry you didn't have the great experience that we would have wanted you to have. I'm sorry you had some bad information on our telephones. We did have some water damage when we were doing our plumbing remodel that impacted about 6 of our rooms. That has been ordered... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Okay, it is called the Cow Palace, so nobody should be expecting luxury. We happily stay there twice a year for years. The restaurant is always excellent, the free breakfast is always less than mediocre. Biscuits are good, don't ruin them with the gravy. Just look pitiful and ask over at restaurant for jelly or butter. Get a southside, exterior,... More 

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DAT52, Owner at The Cow Palace Inn/ Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Hi Grasshopp, thank you for your recent review of our Hotel. Also, thank you for the comments about the gravy, since I am a big biscuit and gravy fan, that bothers me and I'll make sure it is corrected. We make all our breakfast items fresh and I hate the thought of going to a bagged gravy just instead of... More 

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