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High Country Lodge

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2.0 of 5
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3821 Highway 160 East, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn & Suites High Country Lodge )
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Ranked #1 of 15 Hotels in Pagosa Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My sisters and I stayed in a studio cabin Sunday May 17, 2015. It was very nice. The grounds were beautiful, very peaceful and the breakfast was good. The staff was great. We will be going back soon. Located about 2 miles from town and was very easy to find.

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

We were happy to be a part of your "sisters getaway"! Sounds like you made a great memory to tuck away in your scrapbook. Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write-we enjoyed hearing from you, and hope to welcome you back often. More 

West Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I am the friend, the one who left her phone charger in the room, mentioned by KMinNM. I received it in the mail yesterday. Thank you so much! I also enjoyed our short stay. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The cabin was clean and cozy. Breakfast was better than other similar breakfast spreads at other hotels that I... More 

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

We were happy to host you and your friend, and enjoyed hearing from both of you. Getting your phone charger back to you and calling to make sure a restaurant is open are just a few of the services we are happy to provide to our guests. We want your stay to be pleasant and memorable, whether it is your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Highly recommended hotel. Services was excellent Welcoming Staff Nice Owner Setting Beautiful Rooms cozy and clean Close to town Reasonable Rates and Free Breakfast WILL be coming back! Perfect for a get away weekend..

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a great time-we specialize in making your stay as special as possible, and enjoy hearing from all of our guests that we did the right things. Come back often, the welcome mat is always out, and there are always special activities and great restaurant tips to share. Thank you for writing a review and helping others... More 

La Luz, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The folks who run this place are very helpful and accommodating. We arrived into town a bit late...the gal (owner?) at the front desk was very helpful with finding a restaurant that was open (doing all the calling) and made us aware of the breakfast provided in the morning and the DVD's we could choose from the library of DVD's... More 

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

It sounds like you really enjoyed our small studio cabin. You are right-the fireplace is wonderful in the winter and creates a romantic ambiance! Many guests have made great memories in these cozy retreats and come back year after year to the same cabin. We were happy to be of service to you, both in finding the best restaurant, and... More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stayed in one of the studio cabins and while it was cozy, they are very close together and lack any real privacy. Also, the shower in the cabin is tiny and has very little water pressure, along with a sign on the wall notifying users of the small water heater capacity. I think next time we will find a... More 

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

HCL has a variety of cabins for most tastes and budgets, starting with our 3 one room studio cabins which have a small kitchenette and ¾ bath, a nice porch, and a great location directly across from our hot tub deck and picnic area. In the winter, these 3 cabins are the only ones in Pagosa Springs with real wood... More 

Wilmington, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My husband, son and myself stayed at the High Country Lodge in August 2014 while in town visiting family. The staff was very friendly and helpful, but the room was just "ok". Nothing special, and we found several bugs/spiders in our room. The bathroom had mold and mildew in places, and a few of our towels did too (yuck). There... More 

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

This review is very puzzling to us-you say you stayed in Aug 2014, yet you didn’t write a review until 9 months later. We are available 24/7 for the slightest issue, but it seems you did not contact us at any time during your stay with any problems. We apologize if you feel you had a less than excellent stay.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Spent a wonderful weekend at High Country Resort in mid April. We stayed in a cabin which was extremely clean and well cared for. Beds are comfortable breakfast was wonderful. The staff went above and beyond to be helpful. Even helped us build a fire. This place is awesome. Beautiful and peaceful.

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

It sounds like you came for a peaceful getaway, made wonderful memories, and enjoyed your stay. It doesn't get much better than that! At HCL, we specialize in helping you to have the best experience possible. Try us in different seasons-there is so much to see and do here in this beautiful corner of Colorado. Thank you for your kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I lived in Pagosa Springs for 10 years and knew of the High Country Lodge then. Our family of Five got a cabin with a log stove, 2 bedrooms and a large living area and kitchen. One could see the stars at night and see the wild fowl in the pond during the day. It was off season so hardly... More 

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

You are absolutely right-nature is a great part of HCL! We have a small group of deer that like to check out our guests as they stroll through the area, a mated pair of Canadian geese who raise their young here each spring, a new group of baby muskrats in the pond, and our hummingbirds should be back very soon.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We didn't book in advance and just walked in and asked for a room since our friends stayed in one of the cabins. We were lucky to have military discount for a nice room on 2nd floor. The room is clean and well-equipped with sofa, fridge, microwave and hair dryer. The hotel is about 10 minute drive to town but... More 

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

Whether you stop in off the road or book in advance, we want you to have the best possible experience at HCL. Sometimes when you travel randomly, you go around a corner and find something lovely and unexpected, and have an adventure you might not have had otherwise. We hope it was like that for you, and that you will... More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We have been on a family trip through Colorado and Utah and we decided to stop in Pagosa Springs since it was on our way to Denver... we choose the High Country Lodge thanks to the Tripadvisor reviews and we couldn't have been happier of our choice. The location is so romantic and beautiful. The cabins are stunning, very clean... More 

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HCL3821, Manager at High Country Lodge, responded to this review

What a beautiful and thoughtful review! It makes us very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at HCL. This is such a special area of Colorado with much to offer-most guests are pleased they included it in their travel itinerary after staying here. We hope you will make this one of your destinations the next time you are... More 

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