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Chama River Bend Lodge

#2 of 8 Hotels in Chama
Certificate of Excellence
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2625 US 84/64, PO Box 593, Chama, NM 87520
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Chama River Bend Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, Nm
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136 reviews 136 reviews
34 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've stayed both at Chama River Bend Lodge and the property next door. Quite honestly, they are both very similar properties... your basic accommodations with a wonderfully attentive and friendly staff. Comfortable beds, clean rooms, free wifi, hot showers, mini-fridge, and the prices are within a few dollars of each other. This unit has the advantage of having a microwave... More 

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Derby
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17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

WE arrived at Chama in heavy snow only to be told at our pre-booked motel that they could not provide a room. I went nearby to River Bend Lodge and got fixed up. The people were the most charming and helpful you could have imagined. The weather was dire, but I expect they are just as nice when conditions are... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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31 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

First I will say that the staff at this motel “lodge” were very nice, BUT.... This is a 1960s style non-renovated, except for new carpet. Our room, number 113, had an old toilet, a tiny shower that has no light and will either scald you or freeze you intermittently without notice. The room was smelly and dusty. There were no... More 

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ChamaRiverBendLodge, Manager at Chama River Bend Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We're saddened to hear that your stay was less than enjoyable, but we sincerely appreciate your input, as it enables us to determine how to better meet the needs of our customers. We use this information to help us determine where to direct our efforts regarding renovations, repairs, and improvements. For... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had a wonderful stay..the staff was wonderful, the room was nice and comfortable. We road the train and it was convenient convenient th depot. And very quiet. The next time we stay we will probably stay in one of the cabins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were absolutely happy with our stay at the River Bend Lodge! We had our wedding there over the weekend and couldn't be happier! The service was above and beyond excellent. They did everything to make sure we were accommodated and to take care of our family members as well. The cabins were all very clean and neat, the fall... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

The service was great in accomadating us, especially arriving so late. Its a simple lodge, with only coffee available in the office or in your room.. expect no breakfast...The room was great, it was equipped with a fridge and microwave, however.. The pillows smelled awful and the blankets had cigarette burns and a questionable stain. They dont allow pets in... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

After a long motorcycle ride, this is the place to rest and unwind in Chama. We stopped by in mid September. The rooms are cozy and clean, and the owners are very nice. The lodge is a large clean property, with a fire pit and sitting area in the center. The owners did us a huge favor by dropping off... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I visited Chama and stayed at the River Bend Lodge in July and couldn't make it 3 months without going again. Wonderful staff, incredibly nice, and so easy to work with. We absolutely loved our cabin. It's a great location and close to everything and still secluded...can't wait to go back again! Our requested cabin was booked... More 

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Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed here. The room was furnished ok. But the soft bed and the HUGE pillows did not make for a good night's sleep. We stayed two nights and when we returned to our room on the second day the coffee mugs and pot had not been cleaned. The tiny bars of soap did not last... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed in a comfortable, clean, rustic, cabin for two nights in early October. Grounds are large, beautiful, thoughtfully laid out, and well-kept. There is a noticeable atmosphere of peace throughout the property. Owners, Julio and Sandra, are friendly, attentive, responsive hosts. While we were in the office, they offered to drive a couple into Chama. We'll definitely come again!

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