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The Cow Palace Inn/ Rodeway Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1301 North Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052 (Formerly Cow Palace Inn)
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Ranked #8 of 10 Hotels in Lamar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed at the cow palace and had a good experience. With young kids the heated pool was a big plus! Having a restaurant on site made it convenient. The service at the front desk was helpful. We will definitely stay again when passing through Lamar.

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Centennial, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I grew up in Southeastern Colorado and my parents still live there. Recently my Mom celebrated her 90th Birthday and I made sure my family and all of my grow children and spouses we able to be there. Because of the number of us, I booked us all into The Cow Palace Inn in Lamar, Colorado. It was a great... More 

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

Hi Craig, thank you for your kind words. I'm really glad your family could gather at the Cow Palace and enjoy our ongoing labor of love regarding the remodel. I'm also glad to hear how much you enjoyed our new breakfast concept. I think we are the only Hotel that prepares a free home cooked breakfast for our guests. Nothing... More 

Lamar, Colorado, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

i tired to have my sons birthday here and i was told i would have to rent 3 rooms for 14 kids to swim for only 2 hours. that is just crazy it has never been like this. just another way for them to rip people off. I will not be going here for anything else ever again. they say... More 

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

Hi Tabatha, I'm sorry there was such a misunderstanding about your sons birthday party. As you can see from our website, all the pictures of the birthday parties are taken from the Colorado room, not from the pool. For insurance reasons, we do not allow pool parties unless the guest is checked in, and there is a limit on the... More 

Lamar, Colorado, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very Beautiful place. Food was great! Wonderful Service! What else can you say except I would stay there over and over again. This place might have had some problems in the past but being there for 3 days at all different Times on Friday aft, Sat evening and back on Sunday Morning for a delicious breakfast. Wow great Job Doug... More 

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

Greetings, thank you for your kind words. I know that most of the class of 1964 has a memory of what The Cow Palace was in the early years, and our labor of love is to bring it back to that glory. I'm happy that everybody had a good time and we consider it an honor to serve your class.... More 

Lamar, Colorado, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have a 50th Class Reunion at the Cow Palace. The rooms were great, clean and comfortable. The accommodations for the reunion were excellent as well as the food. I highly recommend the Cow Palace Inn.

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

It was great to have been able to serve your 50th class reunion. I'm glad that everything worked out and that you had a good time with your "old mates." Hope to see you again soon. Thank you again for the kind words. Doug More 

Traverse City, Michigan, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Did not stay there, but we did have two meals and a familiar gathering place - the Courtyard - for our 50 year (class of 64) reunion........ The assistance given us by the new owner showed us he really wanted our business - and hopes to earn yours. The Food far exceed my expectations - and The breakfast buffet was... More 

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

Hi Paul, thank you for your kind words. Our remodel is a labor of love to bring the Cow Palace back to its old glory. Regarding the breakfast, I think we are the only Hotel that serves our guests with a home cooked, off the menu, all you can eat meal. We may as well take advantage of our new... More 

Fond du Lac
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

What was once a nice hotel in the 70s or 80s has been left to crumble in disrepair and will likely be another abandoned building only to be infested by bugs and stray cats in the coming years. (The bugs are already there). Here are some of the hotels "greatest hits" from my stay. -wifi did not reach room -initial... More 

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

Good Morning. Thank you for the heads up about your room. I did a follow up with the front desk, looked at the room and checked our maintenance reports. The room had been reported by our housekeeping staff as needing maintenance, and the report was signed off as completed by our maintenance person. It is clear to me that the... More 

Fort Worth, TX.
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Cow Palace Inn from May 12th through the 14th along with my husband and three children. The service was great, front desk staff was very helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean with comfortable beds and were rented at a really great price. The children loved the heated pool and tge hot tub was just what... More 

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

Thank you for your nice words. Your appreciation for our ongoing remodeling efforts makes it all worth while for us, as owners. Have safe and happy travels and come again. Thank you again. Doug Thrall, Owner More 

Genneteil, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

In no particular order... Large, spacious lobby No lift, so getting up a floor with large suitcases isn't easy Room is enormous... But compared to the size of the room, the bathroom was tiny. The room had no window at all so could be a little claustrophobic if you were here during the day - we weren't! The bed was... More 

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

Hi, thank you for your concerns with our Hotel. I'm sorry you had a couple of issues but please know that we are very concerned about your experience with us. I checked with the front desk and we had plenty of ground floor rooms available and would ask you to request what you would like to have in terms of... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is not a place to bring your family. 5 Bolt locks on the door was a good indication it was not a safe place. Large crack under room door to hallway, allows for a lot of noise and no privacy. A/C very old and directly over bed, therefore dirt fell out of a/c vent and onto us during the... More 

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

Hi, first of all I want to tell you that I am so sorry for your experience at our Hotel and that I take your comments very serious. Having said that, I am a little confused about your concerns as we had a lady who liked that room so much she stayed with us for 3 weeks while on a... More 

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Address: 1301 North Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052 (Formerly Cow Palace Inn)
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Location: United States > Colorado > Lamar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Cow Palace Inn/ Rodeway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 95
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