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Simple Lodge

224 E 1st St., Salida, CO 81201
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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

After staying at quite a few hostels, I was impressed with this one. The room/ bed/ communal; areas are all very homey and clean. The staff is friendly and welcoming. The hostel was quiet ( sometimes this is not the case!), and the bed we slept ( downstairs private room) was VERY comfortable and felt special with a big, wooden... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Vibrant Colours, Friendly, helpful staff - Love Salida & Simple Lodging. Stayed for 6 nights - wonderful diverse group of travelers & an exceptional hostel in an artistic amazing community! Spectacular Beauty. Opening the window is the remedy to it being too hot - no problem! Salida is in the banana belt in CO - moderate temps comparatively

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Stayed here for three nights while getting familiar with Salida and it was perfect for that. Right on the edge of downtown, within walking distance of everything, and easy to get to when driving into and out of town. This was one of the most relaxing hostels I've stayed at (and I've stayed in many in several different countries.) The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Well located near downtown conveniences. I walked to the library, grocery store, restaurants. Reasonably clean. Kitchen had all the essentials. Helpful staff who provided info, brought me in from the trail, and sometimes give rides back to the trail. Would stay there again.

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Boulder
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Owners, please do take this feedback in the constructive manner intended. I really, truly hope the owners do something to properly fix this problem. I would love to see this business succeed. We need more budget accommodation like this, especially for Colorado Trail through hikers. I spent 2 nights sleeping in the 8-person bunk room. I was in a top... More 

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San francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Not that I've sated anywhere else in salida, but I wouldn't want to :) great hosts, nice natural relaxed vibe, good location, and right next to S mountain. John and Julia also know most (or are known by!) the locals so if you need any services, they know who to call

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My son and I stayed in the suite where you get your own bathroom, a full kitchen with everything you need to actually cook, and, greatest of all, a really nice comfortable balcony off the back of the building big enough to accommodate a full-sized round kitchen table. The place was quiet, clean, and right in the middle of this... More 

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Columbus, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I had reservations for 15-MAY-14. I arrived at about 09:30 & found a sign telling me to telephone a number for entry. I had no telephone, & none was available at the door . I left a message asking for time of their return. I could not find a coin phone in the town. About an hour later, I returned.... More 

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simplehostel, Owner at Simple Lodge, responded to this review

Sorry to hear your experience went this way. You booked online which states our policies and check in times. Our front door sign also states our office hours. We're a small facility in a small town. To keep things reasonably affordable, we can only staff Simple Lodge in the evening. Staff have a phone with them to handle after hours... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Just as you'd find traveling abroad, it's a bona fide hostel with bunk dorm rooms sans sheets/blankets and private rooms, one en suite. Super friendly staff and great pricing. Fabulously centrally located. Cons: Towel was super stiff and shower faucet wouldn't budge.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

~~~great people,relaxing a true blessing for sure. very helpful in every sense . great environment all around ... thanks again bobby~ and john~~~~and Joe for the ride, hope the hot spring were great.~~made it to Co. Springs~~peace and chicken grease~~

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