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1425 East Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201
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Mountain Motel
Ranked #1 of 15 hotels in Salida
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We made an advance reservation at the Mountain Motel (based upon a trip advisor review) for a one night stay. Following a late arrival at the Colorado Springs airport while en route to Ouray (our flights were delayed and changed and we did not arrive at Colorado Springs until after 8 PM), we were concerned about what to expect in... More

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Westminster, Colorado
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Tiny cabin! Bathroom was so small there should be a warning sign (no fatties allowed). Had to jiggle toilet handle to get water to stop running. Small hand soap, no other toiletries. Not sure What the yellow-brown splashes were on the wall...Bed clean and comfy. Kitchen faucet also had to be 'coaxed' to shut off. Got a special price off... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My Husband and I were looking for a weekend getaway in April to celebrate our Anniversary. We stayed in one of the cottages which Ira recommend. Plus we wanted to bring our dog along. What a great place this was to stay. Comfortable bed. Very clean and relaxing place to stay. We would DEFINITELY STAY HERE AGAIN!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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35 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Our "log cabins" are quite well equipped with kitchen, bedroom and lounge partly divided by low walls. The couch converts into another double, although there wouldn't be any privacy. The bathroom is small with a shower and toilet and situated off to the side. Because of the wood finish everywhere the room is a little dark, but this snag is... More

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Demopolis, Alabama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We are a young military family in the middle of a transfer. I called this motel to inquire availability and rates today. The man who answered appeared to be the owner/manager. He made assumptions about what I thought without good reason and caused loss of my business. I asked my usual questions for pricing options. The price he quoted seemed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My husband and I wanted to take a little weekend getaway, but didn't want the usual chain style hotel. We found this little charming place and it was just perfect for what we wanted. When you fill out the reservations online, they ask you to list the cottage and room choices you would like. I picked two cottages and one... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stumbled across this wonderful little motel the night before we left on our trip! We were planning on driving straight from Fort Collins to Mesa Verde, but decided to get a head start the night before and drive to Salida. I found Mountain Motel due to TripAdvisor. I called a few different hotels to get rates and MM also... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I've stayed at Mountain Motel during a couple business trips to Salida within the last 6 months. Both times it's been a breeze working with Ira – he's super helpful and accessible if I needed anything. If you're looking for a convenient, clean and accessible place to stay in Salida, you'll be very happy with your choice of staying at... More

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Silverton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I needed a hotel room for 1 night that allowed pets. I was in town for a knee surgery appointment. Ira was very helpful with all of my questions. The room was super clean, comfy, and close to all of my needs for the next day. My friend forgot her personal keys in the room while checking out. Ira called... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

My partner & I stayed here for 2 nights on our way to Durango. The motel is close to Highway 50, a little noisy. We rang the bell & waited a little while for the owner to arrive. We were shown to Chalet 3 which was a little dark due to the stained timber walls & ceiling, small kitchen area,... More

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Address: 1425 East Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201
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Location: United States > Colorado > Salida
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The Hitchin’ Post Motel cabins, formerly known as the Mountain Motel welcomed its first guests in 1947. In 1996, six more rooms were built to accommodate the tremendous influx of visitors to the motel. The Hitchin’ Post Motel has been a family endeavor, being locally owned and operated since 1947… over 55 years! In December 2011, the owners of The Mountain Motel felt that it was time to showcase the charm and history of the motel by changing the name to The Hitchin’ Post Motel representing the by-gone era of the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s. After transforming the office area into a lounge and reading room, the energetic owners set to work to begin outfitting the remaining nine rooms with an exhaustive inventory of Mountain Western Retro furniture, fixtures and room décor. Their vision to make the Hitchin’Post, Salida’s FIRST “boutique mote;” and reinventing an American icon – the roadside motel is coming to life!Foremost in the minds of the staff at the Hitchin’Post Motel is to provide guests with a comfortable, cozy, distinctive and memorable stay. One-size DOES NOT fit all! Each room has been reimagined to bring in the owner’s own style to make each room personable and “one-of-a-kind.” Room décor is “Mountain Western Retro” – reminiscent of properties dating back to the 1940’s, 1950’s, and early 1960’s. We consider our motel an ever evolving work of “motel art,” where updates and décor are an on-going effort. We pride ourselves on being the only local motel to bring the “boutique motel” experience to guests visiting Salida.A locally owned motel, the Hitchin’ Post Motel is noticeably different in look and feel from other hotel/motel chains – we love it when our guests are pleasantly “surprised” to find that the motel offers much more than a room to sleep.We invite YOU to share our “Mountain Western Retro” experience! Whether it be… sharing a bowl of chili on a cold day with other guests, or sipping the special “Hitchin’Post Ice Tea on a hot day… your stay at the Hitchin’Post Motel in Salida, Colorado will be a memory to share forever and keep you coming back, year after year. ... more   less 
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