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The Historic Plains Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1600 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001
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Ranked #16 of 30 hotels in Cheyenne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Estes Park, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, it's an old hotel but with that given, it has charm, comfort, cleanliness and great access to a interesting downtown. The prices are very reasonable - we stayed in a large suite, comfortable living room with 2 queen beds in a separate space for $142 per night. The staff was efficient, friendly and helpful The amenities are spare such... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is about what you expect when you see the word, "Historic" in it's name. I personally love these types of hotels. One of my favorites, Hotel Laguna, was the first hotel in that area. The first thing you notice is that the room is huge. Things are about as well kept as they can be for a place... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Plains Hotel opened a new bar called the Wigwam 2 as an homage to the original Wigwam Bar that was a part of the old hotel. It is on the corner originally a coffee shop. It's Cheyenne Frontier Days and the place has been open two days. The bar isn't anything like the original, but fun for us old... More

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hate to give anyplace a poor rating; I only do it when I really think other travelers need to know how substandard a place is. I was here on business for a week (read my other, very positive review of Poor Richard's), and was looking forward to staying in an independent historic hotel with lots of local character. The... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bitterly disappointed after staying in so many hotels over a 3 week period from tents, log cabins, basic comfort hotels and higher end lodgings - I thought I had managed my expectations by reading previous reviews but never thought it would be so bad. 1. We are a mature couple - hotel had booked us in 2 separate rooms and... More

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic sums it up. The rooms are old, antiquated, TV service is poor, internet is poor. The only redeeming quality to the establishment is the restaurant and bar on property, which is great. The overall lobby is pleasant although the staff seemed inexperienced and not well versed in greeting travelers. The room was a thinly veiled attempt at being charming... More

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Plain City
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I am sure this is one of the better hotels in Cheyenne, but the pickings are slim. Secondly, with the name "Historic" don't expect a luxury hotel. However, I liked this place! It has a lot of historic charm, and I don't know what everyone is talking about as far as the cold water goes, we never... More

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plainshotel, Sales and Catering Admin at The Historic Plains Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Julia, Thank you very much for your fantastic input! We greatly appreciate any and all comments visitors leave for us! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! Please do come back and stay with us again! Thanks so much, The Management and Staff of The Historic Plains Hotel More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a reason this was the last available hotel with rooms in Cheyenne. First off the internet onloy works in a few rooms. THe business center is a desk in the loby with a broken computer that does not work, Their was Gross stuff in the sink. Very very dirty. The first room smelled of mold so bad I... More

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plainshotel, Sales and Catering Admin at The Historic Plains Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Mike, We are terribly sorry for your experience when you stayed with us. We are currently going through some renovations so the rooms will be upgraded! We know parking has been an issue, and we apologize for the inconvenience of this matter. The Historic Plains Hotel is historic and when it was built parking was not taken into... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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154 reviews 154 reviews
74 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited the Plains before and even eaten here but this was my first stay. I did it primarily for the history but I found it quite a pleasant place to stay and you can't beat the location. My room was small as goes with the age but it was comfortable with everything I needed.

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plainshotel, Sales and Catering Admin at The Historic Plains Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Visitor, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at The Historic Plains Hotel! We thoroughly enjoying receiving feedback from our visitors, so thank you for your comments. Please be sure to check back with us once we open the WigWam Lounge and finish our renovations! Thanks again, The Management and Staff of The Historic... More

Colby, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We agree with Robert M's review of this hotel. We like the historic stuff. We did park at the city-owned garage and it was worth $4/day (the office for this garage is at Lincolnway & Pioneer and we paid in advance so we had the permit in our car at all times). Check-in staff was very helpful. We had a... More

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plainshotel, Sales and Carering Admin at The Historic Plains Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Visitor, We are so pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful stay at The Historic Plains Hotel. We love our history and enjoy it when customers feel the same way! Thank you again for staying with us and be sure to come back and visit us once our renovations are done and the new Wig Wam 2... More

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Address: 1600 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Location: United States > Wyoming > Cheyenne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Historic Plains Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Wheelchair access
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As a historic hotel of America, The Plains Hotel has been a cultural landmark and society favorite of Presidents, movie stars and cattle barons for more than 90 years. Right in the heart of downtown and surrounded by Cheyenne's greatest attractions, The Plains Hotel celebrates the rich legacy of the American frontier through colors, texture, and the natural materials of the Wyoming plains. Guests can come and experience the spirit of the west. ... more   less 
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