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Roost Lodge

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   1783 North Frontage Road, Vail, CO 81657
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I had to stay here in between moving. It was the off season and I was a local and it was still expensive! The front desk agent really wasn't that friendly but what do you expect. The room was ok, definitely not what you expect from Vail. They did let my dog stay and there was plenty of parking. The... More

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

For a quick trip to Vail, Roost is your place. Easy shuttle pick-up/drop off to Vail Village is right in front of the lodge. If you like hanging out in your Hotel/Condo and like fancy places, this might not be for you. Rooms are small, simple but clean. I will stay again for an overnight trip!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We were attending a wedding on Vail Mountain and at the Four seasons and don't have a Vail budget for a real room, so we booked at the Roost. Good things . . . price, location, walking distance from several reasonable one of the employees. Bad things . . . no screen on window, no plugs for tub OR sink... More

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Englewood, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I also wanted a tub bath and went to the grocery store a short walk away and bought a stopper. Problem solved. The town of Vail free bus made getting to the mountain a breeze. I stayed for a month and did most of my own cooking with the refrigerator and microwave I had requested when I reserved 6 months... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

No surprise this place is an iconic dump and it's price is good in a pinch.... But my room had only a space heater (what?)and when I called the front desk asking for a stopper for the tub the poor chap said, oh we've been asked before and we don't have one. C'est la vie at the Roost Lodge..it was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

This place is very outdated - think 1970s carpet & comforters - literally! You hear I-70 throughout the night. The pluses: helpful staff, close to bus line, & free parking. If you really want to be in Vail but can't afford it like us, this is it... I really would have preferred to stay where we were our first two... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I rather drive an hour and stay in dillon or silverthorne. And or avon.. smelly rooms and a bit noisy. Not bad if you dont care about ambiance and cheap fleabag motel type place. Checked in hauled luggaue upstairs get to room and its filthy. Bottles and garbage. Front desk should of known it wasnt clean. Bunch of kids man... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

If you need a warm bed in a great location in Vail but don't have much money to spend this is a great spot (truly the only place it stay in Vail if you're on a tight budget). It is located right on a free bus line that will take you to all the nearby restaurants, bars and, of course,... More

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Woodridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

The Roost Lodge was exactly what we needed A clean comfortable place to stay for the week. The employees were friendly and seemed to really like their jobs. They had great suggestions on what to do after we where done working. The hotel is a short ride to vail village or to Beaver Creek, BC is very beautiful. I will... More

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Address: 1783 North Frontage Road, Vail, CO 81657
Location: United States > Colorado > Vail
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Roost Lodge 1.5*
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The Roost Lodge has been Vail's most affordable lodging alternative for over 30 years. Free Continental Breakfast. Free Wireless Internet. Located just 1.5 miles from Vail Village on the Town of Vail's Free Bus Route. ... more   less 
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