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Budget Lodge

1146 E Rainbow Blvd., Salida, CO 81201
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durango
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35 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed here for a night on our way to Dillon. It's a nice little motel, and the price is right. The rooms are small, but clean and well kept. We had a king size bed, a full kitchenette and a tiny bathroom. The fridge and the heater were noisy, which can be a problem for light sleepers since the... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

It's one of those old motels, scrupulously clean. Despite being right on US 50, we heard no highway noise - drowned out by the window unit, which didn't quite cover the noise of the motorcycles at the next unit. The promised wifi never manifested itself. The tiny shower drained so slowly and the basin was so shallow that I was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

This motel was the cutest motel ever. We stayed here as we were passing through on vacation .. The owners Patty And Robert have remodeled the rooms and the grounds. They put a lot of thought and love into the design of the rooms and grounds. The beds and pillows were very comfortable.. There hospitality was the best.. Thank you... More

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Fraser, Colorado
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62 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

We weren't sure where we were staying and ended up in Salida. We found a wine festival in the main part of town unexpectedly and live music was pouring into the streets from the bars. A cute little town with a river we decided to stay in Salida for the night. However we called 5 hotels and they were completely... More

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Address: 1146 E Rainbow Blvd., Salida, CO 81201
Location: United States > Colorado > Salida
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