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Runnin' Iron Inn

Rte 191, 8 miles north of Monticello, Monticello, UT
Runnin' Iron Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Layton, Utah
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This was alright for one night. Room was very small and right above the restaurant, which was closed because it was sunday. Next time I would probably stay in a bigger room or somewhere else, but this was cheap and worked for one night.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Looking for an overnight stop for our camper, read about this place and stopped in to check it out. The restaurant looked ok, pretty rustic but interesting. The campground itself was a bit of a disaster. The parking sites were set up helter-sketler, just a single narrow, hilly gravel two track to access them. Not sure if a larger RV... More 

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Plantation, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

What a great find! We were the only guest that evening. The owner Bob cooked us the best dinner, stacey our waitress was awesome. They both stayed and talked with us after the restaurant closed. Lots of laughs and fun. If you are looking to stay in a big city with lots to do this is not for you. We... More 

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Stansbury Park, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a wonderful relaxing time, it was like be taking away to another time, just what we needed. The food was excellent, the service was great and the accommodations were wonderful. Would recommend this place as must stay when traveling Utah. I am hoping to bring my entire family back next summer for a family reunion.

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Clemson, South Carolina
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212 reviews 212 reviews
95 hotel reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Located about 8 miles north of Monticello, UT, on highway 191, the Running Iron Inn consists of three smallish rooms and two larger rooms with balconies situated on the second floor over a small sitting room with a TV and the Line Camp Steakhouse restaurant (see separate review), which share the first floor. We stayed in one of the larger... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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201 reviews 201 reviews
38 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This place gives you a wonderful taste of the old west in a setting of rustic western charm and cedar trees. The proprietor Bob welcomes you like an old friend and makes sure your stay is comfortable, peaceful and relaxing. His charm and the inn itself have a cowboy edginess to them that make you wish you had a horse... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stopped the Runnin' Iron Inn to break our journey from Arches NP to Durango. After reading rave reviews, we were surprised and a little alarmed to find the Inn deserted when we arrived. We set up our tents round the back of the Inn and wondered what we were in for! We were, in fact, in for a wonderful... More 

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Fairview, Utah
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We will stay again and send everyone we know for a fabulous dinner and a night in super clean and quiet room. The owner welcomed us like old friends. It was obvious he has many customers loyal to the restaurant and other motels were sending their guests to his place for dinner. Anyone willing to "unplug" for the night would... More 

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Fort Defiance, Az
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were on a quick trip to Idaho from Arizona, through Moab, and I am glad that we took the time to read TripAdvisor and stay at this inn. The other reviews tell most of the story, so I will just emphasize that the people are super, room and place clean as a whistle, and atmosphere terrific. We stayed in... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

My wife, daughter and I recently stayed at this location. We arrived in time for dinner and spent the night. This place is a throwback, like something you would see on "Gunsmoke" or "The Big Valley" ... except cleaner. The kind of place where you walk in to eat, and then up the steps to your room. Other reviews have... More 

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