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Circle R Motel

304 East HIghway 50, Salida, CO 81201
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Ranked #11 of 15 hotels in Salida
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013
Tracy S Parker, Colorado
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Colorado springs
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We overpaid for this place. We don't normally stay in nice hotels, but I almost left and paid for a room somewhere else. It seemed dirty, old, and scary. And it wasn't even that cheap! I was quite uncomfortable the whole time. I didn't even want to take a shower because I'd have to be barefoot in that bathroom and... More

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Parker, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The motel might be old but the rooms are clean & don't smell like so many old motels do. The beds were awesome! I have stayed at expensive places in Salida & they had beds as hard as rocks. The owner was friendly & is a dog lover. That rates pretty high in my book! Most places in Salida have... More

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Goliad, Texas, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

My brother and I were traveling through Salida on our way to Montrose. We stayed there one night. Room was very clean and management was great. Lee was getting ready to go fishing the next day but took time out of his day to help us out. Don't miss the green chillies at la Casa Del Ray right up the... More

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Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We only stayed one night but the owners were awesome, our room was spacious and clean! There was even a 'free limo' ride to the local sports bar which we didn't actually use but it was offered! Will definitely stay there again.....love the 1950's style motels!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stay at the Circle R every single year when we go elk hunting and there is no way I would stay anywhere else! It was a great stay again this year. Lee and Pam know what customer service is, and go out of their way to ensure that you have a wonderful stay. It is not a big chain... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Easily the worst place within miles....dirty and smelly, and the hot tub hasn't been inspected by the Health Department in years. The only thing worse than the filth was the way the live-in family opens up their garage and watches TV all night long at 140 decibels....real white trash.

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circlermotel, Owner at Circle R Motel, responded to this review

Since us "white trash" do live here, there is no way we can stay up "all night" and watch t.v. Many people over the years, love coming into the "garage" and visiting with us. It's why they continue to come back. As for the hot tub, well, its old. If you want to give us $10,000 we'd be glad to... More

Pueblo, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

For some reasons, my review from a couple weeks ago was acknowledged, but never got posted... Anyway, Circle R was completely booked and had lost my Travelocity reservation, but they "fit me in" (not all guests had checked in yet, and I had a confirmation printout). Pros: The owners were super friendly. The bed was pretty comfortable. It was quiet... More

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circlermotel, Owner at Circle R Motel, responded to this review

In ten years of owning this motel, we have had thousands of people stay here. We have less than 50 reviews on this web site. We would not still be open for business if these bad reviews had any substance to them. We spend hundreds of dollars on sheets and towels every year. If the air conditioner didn't work, you... More

Wichita, Kansas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I checked this place out online thinking it would be a cool retro place. No so! Unfriendly at the desk! the room was knappy! awful sheets, towels, etc. the bathtub was dirty. the hot tub was a lame excuse for a hot tub. it was 100 bucks per night, so not cheap! the windows were so flimsy anyone could open... More

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circlermotel, Owner at Circle R Motel, responded to this review

Whew, it was a bad month for reviews on trip advisor. In the month of August, we had over 200 people stay at our motel. Don't flatter yourself, no one was going to beak into your room. If you want to give us $25,000 for new windows, please feel free to write us a check. The burnout for owning a... More

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

It's my favorite place to crash in Salida! Older building kept clean and fun. Owners are very helpful with getting around town and sharing info about what's happening all over the valley. Love the outdoor hot tub. Love the old timey feel.

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Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We stayed here on Ride the Rockies. The location was convenient and we could ride right up to the room. Our room was ready when we arrived early that afternoon. I borrowed a hair dryer from the lady at the front desk, who was very helpful and nice! She and her husband seem to live right on the property and... More

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Also Known As:
Circle r Hotel
Address: 304 East HIghway 50, Salida, CO 81201
Location: United States > Colorado > Salida
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #11 of 15 hotels in Salida
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Well-kept American classic motel built in the 1950s. With a AAA rating this motel's ammenities include: queen beds, cable t.v. (some with HBO), hot tub, ice machine, guest laundry, coffee or tea in the morning, and parking outside your room. Some rooms have hardwood floors and all rooms are individually decorated with stenciling. Centrally located on the highway to everything. Pets welcome. ... more   less 
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