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Mountain Motel

1425 East Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201
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Ranked #1 of 15 hotels in Salida
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lakewood, Colorado
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I am always leery about staying in a hotel that is privately owned. I tend to not trust it will be comfortable and nice. But my husband and I were pleasantly surprised by the rooms. They were well decorated...the bed was so comfortable. The linens and bedding were of high quality and I couldn't be more happy with our choice.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is definitely the backdrop for the perfect Colorado memory! We stayed 3 nights and after days of sightseeing, shopping and eating - it was a great home to which to return. CLEAN, CUTE, and COMFORTABLE. What more could one ask for - oh, yes - it was also a great deal money-wise. And, of course, Ira and Belle were... More

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Very pleasant experience. Owner was very helpful and friendly and the Mountain Motel was a very nice surprise. No smoking rooms and no smoking around the motel which seems like a small thing but how nice it was to come and go and not have to walk past groups of patrons "catching up" on their nicotine. My room was large... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Mountain Motel for one night and enjoyed it very much. We like to find local owned non chain places to stay and this on is one of our favorites. Ira and Belle were great hosts. The room was nice, clean and very unique. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony and looking at the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

stopped here for an overnight while passing through but this motel is worthy to be a destination. Every room is uniquely decorated with memorabilia, ours was an Austrian ski theme, very attractive and welcoming. It also had access to an attractive outside sitting area from the back. Very comfortable and clean with nice touches like boxes of tea and real... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

No description is better other than unique in the very best sense of the word. I will return with my whole family next year. Very dog friendly yet clean and original in his approach, Ira has created a special place in Salida.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay in the Mountain Motel the first time I stayed. I have recently returned for another stay because I was so happy with the room. The rooms are decorated very nicely and are extremely clean. The king sized mattress was very cozy and the sheets and bedding were high quality. Also the internet connection was super... More

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My son and I loved the Mountain Motel, we stayed in room 6 and it was decorated great and super, super clean, which is a #1 priority to me. We will definitely stay there again when we make it back to Salida. We loved having the fridge and microwave in the room and the bed was really comfortable.

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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Mountain Motel very much. It was very restful for my husband and I and our cat, Jimmy. The accommodations are quaint and cozy ! Ira was very helpful with anything we needed. We certainly will stay there again next time we are in Salida.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Comfy and cheerful. I loved having the open space nearby - so did my doggie. The room was mountain-charming and very comfortable. (We were in "cottage" 3). Yippee, there was a big can of coffee in the room and we enjoyed making some for the AM. I'll be back! Thanks, Ira!

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Address: 1425 East Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201
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Location: United States > Colorado > Salida
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Salida #1 Family Hotel in Salida #2 Romantic Hotel in Salida
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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