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Rico Hotel Mountain Lodge

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   124, S. Hwy. 145, P.O. Box 65, Rico, CO 81332
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little hotel in middle of nowhere. It's an old Miners hotel from the 1920s. The owners are also the restaurant chefs. The rooms are acceptable and very clean, but know its a miners hotel and not the Waldorf! This place is quaint and homey, the prices are MUCH less than you'll find in Telluride. I'll definitely come back here!

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Ouray, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We love coming to visit for the weekend from Ouray. Unique and historical building has a nice relaxing feel. The rooms are a good size and hotels complimentary breakfast is amazing. Its a Short walk to trails and natural hot springs. We would highly recommend it!

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Boulder
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Enjoyed the Rico Hotel very much. Breakfast features an egg dish with toast and bacon baked inside. (A frittata?) It is great unless, like our kids, you are vegetarian. We emailed ahead of time asking if there were any options and the chef graciously made a small meat free version for the boys- much appreciated.

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Aztec, New Mexico
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

This isn't a cookie cutter hotel (one of hundreds of identical buildings in a chain). It has a unique rustic charm to it. The architecture is old timey cool. You need to know what you're getting into though. There is no A/C. The walls are thin. So, depending on your tolerance of such things, this place may not be for... More

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Boise, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We arrived exhausted after a long, multi-day, hot drive. Our first night was restless because of the altitude change but after that we settled in nicely and by the time we left, we were sad to go. We stayed in room 103 (spacious 1st floor queen) which was rustic but very comfortable. Since the hotel is on the main drag... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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94 reviews 94 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

Way overpriced at $100. No coffee, no breakfast, no ice, no AC, no staff around to fix toilet. Cool atmosphere, like staying in a friends house, but zero else. Pretty underwhelming for a place with so much potential.

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ricobnb, Manager at Rico Hotel Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

we thank you for your critique it can only make us better. Things can sometimes go wrong and I apologize if we overlooked something. We do have 24 hour contact with the managers phone number affixed to the main office door. I was very surprised to hear that the breakfast which is one of the highlights of the guest's stay... More

Salt Lake City, Utah
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Location and value were awesome-I reserved via hotels.com and this was available (as opposed to Telluride being packed b/c of jazz festival). I loved that pets were welcomed. The public spaces were great and my meal at the Argentine grill was fantastic. Breakfast was a feast-delicious frittata and other treats. My only complaint was the room smelled musty and old-the... More

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Lewis, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

In a small mountain town you don't have many choices for a hotel stay. The historic hotel in Rico is aged and shows it, which is what makes it so splendid. The owners have updated the rooms, but as is the case with most older buildings, you can only slap on so much lipstick. But who cares as the older... More

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Telluride, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Through the years I have been going to the Argintine grill for an escape and good food. This past labor day weekend I was sadly disappointed. Our chicken breading was burned and my salmon was swimming in balsamic sauce that killed any flavor the dish might have had. Our wine was served in inferior glasses which for me takes away... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I've been making an annual pilgrimage from Texas to Rico for many years, first on backpacking trips and now that I am aged, staying in the Rico Hotel. Yes, it's the only hotel in town and it is historic and rustic but it is clean and comfortable. Some of the rooms are smaller than others but the rates are cheap.... More

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Address: 124, S. Hwy. 145, P.O. Box 65, Rico, CO 81332
Location: United States > Colorado > Rico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rico Hotel Mountain Lodge 2.5*
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Rico Hotel Mountain Rico
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Winter in the San Juan mountains of Colorado.Relax after a hard day of skiing on the world class slopes of Telluride.Sit by a cosy fire in our Great Room with a beverage of your choice from our full Bar.Afterwards enjoy a memorable meal in our award winning restaurant.Rooms from $50 -$180. ... more   less 
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