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American Classic Inn

7545 West US Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201 (Formerly Ranch House Lodge)
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Ranked #16 of 16 Hotels in Salida
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Yes, the American Classic is a little run down, and not the place to stay for your big anniversary trip. But the showers blast hot water like in the old days, a hundred gallons a second. The "Snack Room" (which doesn't have any snacks) has a Jehovah's Witness tract next to a couple of Victoria's Secret catalogs. Everything is very... More 

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Meriden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Owner and wife do not love this business or even like it. In conversation, he referred to me as lady, although he spoke my name at the beginning of the conversation. He had my ear about how much taxes went up, etc. No money has been invested in this motel in a long time. Rug in room is rippled, fixtures... More 

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Columbus, North Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

we stayed there for a couple of days the place smelled horrible the bed spread was soiled just a dirty place.hair in shower he turned off our ac while we left i feel if i paid i should have ac on in room it was very hot out we came back to a hot room that smelled on top of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place is fine for the price. The sign says it all "Affordable accommodation". The owners have been here 18 years and will probably move on soon. Maintenance therefore seems to be strictly on a needs basis. But the carpet does not smell, the room was clean, the bed was comfortable and the property layout means most rooms are well... More 

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Canon city
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed in this hotel recently and it was extremely unclean.Very outdated the room only had it a double size bed and a single size bed,It had no alarm clocks, no frigerator no microwave. It said that offered wifi but it had no indication of what the wifi password was...And I wasn't about to ask the manager who barely speaks... More 

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Grand Cayman
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Highly overpriced for amenities because all of them were broken. In-room fridge will not turn on, ice machine has no ice, advertised jacuzzi was broken, and wi-fi connection failed because there wasn't any available. 'Snack pop and ice room' doesn't have snacks nor pop. However, front desk gentleman was nice.

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This place for 85$ for two people..sucked! The old blue carpet that is out dated and had wrinkles/ dirty! I don't even want to think about the blankets! Like what is on them! Shower is good for a midget, I'm 5'6 and couldn't get my head under it. Bathroom Is dirty. The heat is a joke! No accessible outlets for... More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

This mom-and-pop, motel-style establishment would be a reasonable value at 60 dollars a night, but the owners have figured out that they can charge 120 dollars in trendy Salinas on weekend nights. Room quality, amenities were good for an independent motel.

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SanDiego
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I stayed here last year and am back again (June, 2013)! It is a great choice for a value-minded traveler. My room is very clean, AC works, TV has premium channels, the internet is fast. All of my needs are met. The shower is roomy, works great, towels are chubby. Plus I parked my car with a buncha kayaks on... More 

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Arvada, Colorado, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

The only way to describe our stay was HORIBLE!! Rooms are smelly, shower heads are so short even I had to duck, and I am 5'2. Cable my butt! Poor reception, older than dirt TVs. No breakfast like it advertises, no hot tub like advertised either. Oh they have one, but it is "always" being serviced. DO NOT STAY HERE!!... More 

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