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Dillon Motel

134 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kansas
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Manitou Springs for four nights during our vacation to Colorado Springs. We chose the Dillon based off of trip advisor reviews. We were gone all day sight seeing and just needed a place to sleep, which it was great for. It definitely could use updating, as it is an older motel, but I have only very minor... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay. I really enjoyed having you as a guest. After being in broadcasting for many years I enjoy talking, as you found out. I love to help guest enjoy their vacation and advise them on places to see things to do and good places to eat. I really enjoyed our morning coffee and bunk... More 

Lake Stevens, Washington
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The owner was great! I could tell he tries hard to take care of his motel, but it's an older property and needs LOTS of work. Ceilings were cracking, it wasn't clean, everything needed updating. I had bugs crawl across my arm when I was lying in bed. He needs to charge less, or consider a major overhaul or get... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay, enjoyed having you. We have many guests return year after year because of a step back in time. We are in the country here, I have Mug a Bug. spray our property once a, month, I spray the inside of the motel rooms once a week for insects ext. We have elm trees and they... More 

Newton, Kansas
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stayed for one night on July 17th. We have stayed at the Dillon Motel a couple of other times as well. The rooms are always clean and the gentleman who owns the place is outstanding. Nice big pool and the morning cowboy coffee is great. Remember if you are wanting a chain hotel this is not it but this... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay. I enjoyed having you and of course our chats. I try and make people feel at home.. George James. Owner More 

Kansas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We arrived late in Manitou and had trouble finding a place so we ended up here. We were pleasantly surprised. We have a family of 5 so we're always pretty packed into a hotel room. Not this one! It is really roomy--plenty of room for a roll-away. Also, there's a really nice block window on one end of the room... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay I try very hard to make guests feel at home and welcome . Love our chats and the morning coffee is not toooooooo bad. Thank you again. George James Owner More 

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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

If you're looking for a 5 star place look somewhere else..this motel was built in 1947 ..a little rundown but honestly it didn't bother me ..I was out most the day sight seeing I just needed a place to sleep...but the owner of this establishment is probably the nicest man you'll meet I have much respect for him .. He... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay. I enjoyed having you and a step back into past is delightful, I enjoyed our chats and morning coffee. Thank you again. George James Owner More 

Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

First, let me say that the gentleman who owns this place is a super nice guy. I guess that is why I waited so long to review this place. Like a few others have said, I really struggle with reviewing this place but here goes... When we were here, we just did not have a good stay. We stayed in... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay. My Grandparents built the motel in 1947 and we have guests who come back year after year after year, because I try and preserve some history. One couple will return this year making it 44 years they have returned every year. I am proud of our reputation of quality service and making people... More 

Hot Springs National Park
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45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I did not want to write a review when we first stayed as the owner told us he had just lost his wife. We stayed one night because of that..however the room was very, very shabby. The outside door offered little to no security...perhaps a closet door. The room was dingy and small. The "kitchen" had a tiny fridge w/half... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay. Our motel was built in 1947 by my Grandparents, and I try and maintain a little history. I did have a problem with a housekeeper that is no longer employed I try very hard to please our guests. A shower handle came off, if a problem advice me and it will be corrected, if something... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

First of all -- if you want a 5 star hotel -- do not stay in Manitou Springs. Every motel, and I do mean old school motel is a throw back era experience. All the motels are quaint in the area, but I like Dillon Motel the best. Super friendly owner and staff. Clean accommodations and located near everything, Old... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay glad you enjoyed.. I try and make everyone feel at home and enjoy the chat. Thank you again More 

Tulsa
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50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I am very use to staying in the Ma and Pa motels in Manitou. For a family on budget I was looking for wi-fi, a pool, air condition, microwave and fridge. I did much research and picked the Dillon because of its location and because it listed as almost 2 separate bedrooms for $64 a night. When we arrived the... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay. Yes my grand parents built out motel in 1947. I do change out our linen with new when needed. Our cleaning staff has been with use for years and we all go out of our way to provided clean rooms. I do the laundry myself . We try our very best to please our wonderful... More 

Loveland, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Not sure if my first review went through, so am writing again. My wife and I stayed at the Dillon's a couple of weekends ago and found it to be very enjoyable. It is a great mom and pop place and is very homey. Mr. James, the owner, was so nice and caring and very informative since he was born... More 

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George J, Owner at Dillon Motel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you very much. More 

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