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Vista Del Rio Lodge

#1 of 8 Hotels in Chama
Certificate of Excellence
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2595 US Highway 84-64, Chama, NM 87520-9701
Vista Del Rio Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Chama is a very small town with not a whole lot of options for food or lodging, but you won't feel like you got "stuck" in a room at the Vista del Rio Lodge. The rooms are very clean and spacious with comfortable beds, hot showers, and free wifi--pretty much all I need. I had a room that faced the... More 

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Alexandra, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My mum and I stayed two nights at the Vista del Rio when taking the train trip out of Chama. Booking the room was easy, quick confirmation and good communication. Check in was no hassle and the hosts were very friendly. They were also very helpful when it came to getting directions and recommendations for places to eat. The room... More 

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Scottsdale
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9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Vista Del Rio is always a great place to stay in Chama. It is open and very well kept up to date. The rooms are neat and clean and include a coffee maker and small fridge. The manger is very nice and lives onsite.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I don't do reviews; I travel a lot, and I just have certain expectations. I was concerned about the lack of choices in this small town, but this property was recommended by the entity I was working for. I must say, I was totally and pleasantly surprised. Clean, comfortable, up-to-date, did I say clean, property. There is obviously pride in... More 

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Rosenberg, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stayed there one night in early Oct.2014. Nice, very clean inside and outside, well kept hotel. Prices were reasonable, rooms were very comfortable and clean The staff and onsite management was very friendly. They made recommendations for breakfast the next day and gave us some coupons for the restaurant, I believe it was Fina's, great food. My friends and I... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

What an amazing little property!! We came to Chama to ride the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad and stayed here based on Trip Advisor Reviews. We were NOT disappointed! For one, this has to be THE cleanest property I have ever stayed in! The beds were crazy comfortable, and the towels were thick and luxurious. We appreciated the flat screen... More 

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Marysville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My Buddy and I stayed here on a motorcycle trip 5 years ago. After being on the road for.6 days, having rode from Monroe Michigan , decided to stop in Chamas for the nite. Glad we picked.this place . Great owners, clean rooms, comfortable beds. Lady asked what time will you be heading out , said.right after first light. Around... More 

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Black Earth, Wisconsin
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Vista del Rio is a small, comfortable, cozy place where we spent a lovely night. Once you leave Taos, NM, there is a very long stretch of road without any facilities, so it was a relief to get into Chama and find this place. Nearby restaurant (High Country Restaurant) had good food, and Fina's Diner offers the best breakfast burrito... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

In a word, "Exceptional!". I've been visiting Chama for over thirty years and have stayed in a number of motels there. Last year we had an unpleasant experience at our previous motel of choice in Chama. This year we tried Vista Del Rio for the first time because of positive Trip Advisor reviews. We were not disappointed! From check-in to... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The Vista Del Rio lodge in Chama, NM is a very pleasant place to stay its very clean and comfortable. The furnishings are warm and welcoming. I slept like a babe the beds are so comfortable , The management and staff are very nice friendly and helpful. MY two night's spent in this lodge were the best in all my... More 

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