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501 S. Terrace, Chama, NM 87520
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Ranked #7 of 8 hotels in Chama
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Riverside, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Great family atmosphere! Warm and cozy with lots of individual attention! Great shop inside for train souvenirs and other memorabilia. Great place to stay with the perfect location, right across from the train! Would stay there again and again! Highly recommend!

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Bunch, Oklahoma
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

My wife and I stayed here mainly to ride the train, of course. We enjoyed the coziness, quaintness and the helpfulness of the staff. It was nice to be able to open the windows and enjoy the cool mountain air (July), listen to the evening rain on the balcony, and relax in a place that had much less of the... More

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Warrensburg MO
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132 reviews 132 reviews
55 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

What do you say about a place that has problems, yet you really like it and would return to it? It has such a great "feel" to it - the proprietor gives you that "just folks" sense. O.K., it's an old hotel, with oak floors, wood paneling, older plumbing fixtures (green pedestal sink), ungrounded 2-prong electrical outlets. Rooms are small,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

I'm expressing my frustration on this review which was uncalled for. I had made a reservation and was gonna arrive late, I was instructed that a note would be on the window stating which room I'd be in and with the keys in there too. I was to ride the train with my date the next day, but to my... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

If you stay at the Hotel and Shops long enough, or frequently enough, you become part of the family. The owners go out of their way to make sure that your stay is clean, affordable, and above all, happens in a friendly environment. Travelers should keep in mind that the Hotel and Shops is a historic building. So you won't... More

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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94 reviews 94 reviews
22 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

this was my first trip to chama, to ride the train, and won't be my last. I spent two nights at THE HOTEL[sometimes referred to as the old railroad hotel] and really enjoyed it. if you want to enjoy a hotel from the '30s this is it. except for the gift shop, the entire place is like a museum. that... More

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Spring, Texas
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I've been going to Chama for several years to enjoy the railroad and small-town atmosphere. The Hotel is my preferred place to stay. Yes, it's old. Yes, the floors creek. Yes, the rooms are small. And those things make it part of an enjoyable experience. The Hotel is a remnant of a different time and that's part of the reason... More

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Midland Park, New Jersey
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

...if you're not a fancy person and would like to stay in a genuine railroad hotel then this is the place for you. Barbara and Rodger are great hosts who always make you feel welcome. I love the Hotel and Shops!

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Morgan Hill, California
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

The Hotel is well kept and as clean as you will find and the owners are excellent hosts. Yes, it's an older hotel and the bathroom was a little small, but so what? It was clean, everything worked, and the price is a bargain. There is a public computer and printer but I didn't need them. I saw others use... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

The bad news: The Hotel (AKA The Railroad Hotel) is a tattered, run down, no frills place. The good news: It feels the way a tattered, run down, no frills place might have felt in the 30's, and you were on a Depression era budget. So at least you'll be staying in historical squalor rather than mere contemporary squalor. Other... More

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Address: 501 S. Terrace, Chama, NM 87520
Location: United States > New Mexico > Chama
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