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Vista Del Rio Lodge

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2595 US Highway 84-64, Chama, NM 87520-9701
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Vista Del Rio Lodge
Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Chama
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I drove from our home in Pennsylvania to Chama, NM this summer to spend time at the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. After so many nights in various hotels across the country, we were grateful to finally get a good night's sleep at the Vista Del Rio Lodge. The beds were tremendously comfortable and even though it... More

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La Habra, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently spent two nights at the Vista Del Rio Lodge while taking the Toltec & Cumbres Railroad from Chama, NM to Antonito CO. I could not have asked for a better experience, from the moment of my check in to my check out everything was outstanding. As I had a reservation check in was quick and efficient. The desk... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overnight stop. Room was exceptionally clean, and bed was comfortable. Opened window to allow room to cool down. No AC. Rooms on the back side of building are quieter and have a better view. Took a 15 minute walk to a High Country Restaurant. Saw a deer strolling the property. Very comfortable stay in a nice location.

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Phoenix, AZ
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I were at the Vista del Rio Lodge in Chama, NM this week to spend our 19th wedding anniversary while on the road. I had already reviewed this lodge a couple of years ago, as we have been staying there since 1999, and never been disappointed. This visit was different, however. I happened to mention that we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

there is no ac, we had a terrible time. website said evap cooling, nope! I recommend not staying there. Ceiling doesnt stir up the air, its high speed is my low speed at my home. And you have 48 hrs before your arrival to cancel, which it is too late when you arrive and find out in jul, there is... More

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KSCasford, Owner at Vista Del Rio Lodge, responded to this review

Hi CT: We are so sorry that issues during your recent stay. We would have preferred that you let us address these issues during your stay. We have had unseasonably warm weather, and have certainly allowed guests who were not comfortable with no AC to check out with no penalty. The evaporative coolers we use are portable, and we certainly... More

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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

What a wonderful, hospitable staff welcomed our son's memorial project this weekend! Kim and Alwina and staff made sure that our volunteers were well taken care of as we reserved the entire hotel. We set up headquarters in the lovely backside of the hotel facing the Chama River. The rooms were clean, beds were comfty and the location was perfect!... More

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Arlington, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Room was spotless. Staff/owner was great. Handicapped room is huge. Loved staying on the back side away from the highway and had a nice view of creek, geese, etc. Had the motel mostly to ourselves. No breakfast available. Had a little trouble getting the TV to work but the staff came down and got it going.

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Great, clean and quiet room with comfortable beds. Staff extremely friendly and thoughtful. We forgot a phone charger and she called to inform us so we could swing by to pick it up. Will definitely be back. Thanks

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Senior Contributor
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27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This was a very nice place to stay in the small town of Chama NM. It is located about a mile from Chama Railroad. My bedroom was located at the rear of the building so nice and quiet after 22:00 pm. The room was a good size, well equiped and clean. The reception area was very fine and the staff... More

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118 reviews 118 reviews
32 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

There are not many places in this small town and for the most part this is better than most. The rooms on the back are the ones to get. I have been there many times for the train trip and more often than not the hot tub does not work, you might want to leave that swim suit. You will... More

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KSCasford, Owner at Vista Del Rio Lodge, responded to this review

We are looking forward to receiving your letter, so we can resolve your issue. For clarification, we are waiting on the state EID to permit the hot tub. It has been a long, frustrating process, as we complied with the new regulations, and now the Federal government has added another layer of compliance that we are dealing with. And unfortunately,... More

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Address: 2595 US Highway 84-64, Chama, NM 87520-9701
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Chama
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