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Budget Lodge

1146 E Rainbow Blvd., Salida, CO 81201
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  • Location
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived in the Buena Vista area late, 25 miles north of salida, couldn't find any open campground spots and all hotels were full. Called budget lodge, owner said the lobby was closing in 5 minutes but took my card info and left room unlocked for us since we were 30 min. away. Room was quaint, but very updated and VERY... More 

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Kevil, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely surprised with the design and accommodations, most rooms have been remodeled. The owners take pride in hospitality and design. This place is definitely worth it. http://www.budgetlodgecolorado.com/Home.html

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Pueblo, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

quick get away to Salida and not wanting to pay outrageous rates for a room.......this is a great place to stay! Comfortable, very clean and very affordable. We will stay here again when visiting Salida.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This hotel doesn't look like much on the outside, but inside you feel like you're in a log cabin. There is pine paneling on the walls and thick soft blankets on the bed. The motel and the grounds are well cared for by the owners, who live on-site. There are nice outside sitting areas, including picnic tables and porch swings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I got in late and left early, so didn't meet management, but what a nice surprise for an older motor court type of property. The room was completely refurbished with log pole frame bed, plush mattress, new carpet, custom tile in the bathroom with oversize towels and a micro and fridge. A great value!

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Golden, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Budget Lodge in Salida Colorado is owned by some really great people who bent over backwards to make our stay great. The theme of the rooms is western, the beds massive and rooms had a microwave and fridge. Bathroom was a little small, but it worked. Late check out was a breeze. Really great people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Not alot of space to move around but I didn’t expect to do yoga in my room anyways. The bed was comfortable, the room was clean and the western theme right on!! The owner was friendly and helpful giving us a few restaurant recommendations and sharing the story of his move from Las Vegas. The “parking lot” is filled with... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed here due to other Trip Advisor feedback. We loved it. It says "rustic rooms" on their signage which could put some people off but we found it charming and creative. Most important, it was CLEAN. They covered so many amenities that some of our other pricier places did not. Great value and fair for what you get. Not... More 

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Fountain, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is not a luxury hotel!!!!! But that's not what we were looking for. The staff were very friendly, the rooms were extremely clean - including the bathrooms. It's just what we needed for an inexpensive night prior to rafting the next day. We even received a military discount. The only real issue we had was the smell of cigarette... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Super cute little place within 2 min drive to downtown Salida. Rooms are clean, quaintly decorated & the bathrooms are very clean. Easy walk to restaurants. Pet friendly. I really enjoyed my stay here !!

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