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Branding Iron Motel

1511 Hwy 17, Chama, NM 87510
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff eager to please. Older motel, but clean. No hair dryer, or iron & board to use, but was easily able to get one from the office. Stayed 2 nights, not much in the way of lodging in Chama. Basically pleased with our choice! BTW, don't ask the gentleman at the front desk if he's English, or he'll charge... More 

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

G'day and thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again when you come back. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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14 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

If you want to step back in time to about 1955, you may like this motel. The best thing I can say, I was clean. If you stay here, bring your own shampoo. Parking near your door does happen often. More noise then usual for a motel. This motel will be at or near the bottom of my list for... More 

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Thank davwitcher
Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

We're very sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. With a full or almost full house it can get a bit noisy but we are on-site 24 hours so if there was a particular room giving you a problem we would certainly have gone to speak with them had we known. Yes we are an older motel but... More 

Loveland, Colorado
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279 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 678 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I would love to give this place a more favorable review, but I have to review things as they were, not the way things should have been. First, the good news in that the owner was very understanding and helpful in moving our reservation a day later due to travel delays. We arrived in Chama late and it was very... More 

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Thank Goatesians
Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We appreciate your feedback and will address the issues you had here. We do apologize that the sign was not on when you arrived. Sorry for the confusion that it caused ! More 

Vicksburg, United States
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Very friendly staff and owners. Hotel was very clean and quiet. Had a nice grassy area that our dog could roam. Did not have doggie-do bags but trash can was very convenient. At night it was so quiet and the sky was so clear that the stars were highly visible and appeared as if you could reach out and touch... More 

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Thank Nancy S
Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are happy that you enjoyed Chama and our motel and hope to see you back again in the future. More 

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Good value and nice accommodations.The hotel staff is very helpful with local info. Stayed 2 nights and enjoyed our stay. Situated within half mile of the train depot. It is good for a base to ride the train and take in Chama.

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Branding Iron Motel. We're glad you enjoyed our motel and Chama and hope to see you for a return visit. More 

Mission
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81 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The person at thee front desk was courteous and helpful. The places that she suggested to eat were very good. My wife and I like the room very much, it was clean and decorated in pleasant manner.There was no breakfast, which in our case we went to Foster's as she suggested. Foster's was built in 1881. We were glad to... More 

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you took the time to write a review. We do live in a beautiful area and we look forward to hosting you again if you return to Chama. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

As a former bell person and concierge for a hotel I have a deep appreciation for great hospitality. The room was nice, and very clean. The folks in the front office were spot on with all of their recommendations for food and leisure especially turning us loose on a beautiful walk about a mile away from the hotel. They close... More 

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Thank Trevor E
Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. We really appreciate your kind words, as we strive to make every guests' experience a good one ! I know you enjoyed your visit in the area and we look forward to seeing you again if you find yourselves back in Chama. More 

Childersburg, Alabama
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Good sized room, could use new pillows. No breakfast served. Resturant in parking lot was closed. Clean but the room had a strange musty smell when we first arrived- it had rained that day and the window was open. Easy access to the rest of the town. I would stay again. Felt very safe. Good shower.

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Branding Iron Motel. We hope that if you return to Chama we can host you again ! More 

Estero, Florida
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188 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Less than a mile from C&T, this is an older, 60's style motel. Friendly staff, reasonably price. The free wi-fi works great. Note that there is very limited cell service ( we have Verizon ) In the area. There are a couple of places for breakfast and dinner in the area ... But definitely NOT fine dining.

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Branding Iron Motel. We're so happy you enjoyed our motel and all that Chama has to offer. We look forward to seeing you again if you make another trip our way. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful cheerful helpful staff. Comfortable beds, clean room nicely decorated. Free WiFi good signal. One horse town on our way across country. Good place for a great night sleep. Excellent restaurant down the street great food all American.

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Branding Iron Motel. We are so happy you enjoyed our motel while you explored our beautiful area. We look forward to hosting you again if you are back in Chama. More 

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