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Balanced Rock Inn

126 S Coulson St, Fruita, CO 81521 (Formerly Balanced Rock Motel)
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Ranked #1 of 5 Fruita B&B and Inns
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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we stopped here on our way thru fruita. Perfect for our stop. Spotlessly clean, the room had a comfortable bed, hot shower, good size room with fridge, microwave and a table. Really much better than the chain motels. a basic motel, but a great place to get a good nights sleep when passing thru town. probably not a room to... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a weekend mountain biking trip. It was just what we needed - clean, comfortable and affordable. The grounds and outside of the hotel looked well cared for. Great location - right off the highway and walking distance to downtown Fruita. Dogs are welcome (with a $10/night fee); there's a nice park across the street with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked in yesterday afternoon. The lovely owner greeted me, and we got a big! room with 2 queen beds. VERY clean, slept well. Bagels, coffee and fruit in the office this morning. I am not a fan of the corporate "inns", and will choose an independent business every time! This one is great..nothing fancy, just what you need..Awesomely friendly town,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The rooms are large, clean and comfortable. Easy access from the highway and walking distance to Walgreen's and City Market. Did I mention it was clean and comfortable? There is a bike wash in the parking lot, too.

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Casper, Wyoming, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Every time I go to this place, the rooms are absolutely spotless. Also, the front desk staff (I think they are the owners) are always organized and friendly. It helps that they are bike-friendly! It is a bit noisy being close to the freeway access roads and the train, but if you don't mind those things, it's a great place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

LOCATION Easy to find on the western edge of town, short distance from I-70. Supermarket and petrol station nearby and other amenities a short drive into town. Convenient for visiting Colorado National Monument. MOTEL Well presented inside and out. Front desk pleasant. Take away breakfast was limited; coffee, mass produced pastries and over-ripe apples and bananas. ROOM Stayed in queen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Recommended by the folk at Over The Edge bike shop and we weren't disappointed. Large rooms, a king size bed and an extremely clean bathroom for a very reasonable price. Breakfast is on the light side: coffee and individually wrapped pastries only but it's better than nothing. Would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The motel is not brand new. It was probably built before the freeway came through town. The property is in good condition as of the end of July 2014 however. Our room appeared to have been recently redone with new paint, carpet, tile, and bathroom fixtures. The room was impeccably clean. Frig and Microwave included along with free Wi-Fi that... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This motel was wonderful. The ultimate destination was the Grand Jct airport the next day. Why stay in one of those computer designed corporate boxes for three times the money? This place was clean and comfy. The owner guy was great. Family business. I would recommend it to anyone who appreciates quality and doesn't need fake flash. We will definately... More 

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Placerville, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Clean. I mean CLEAN. Very affordable. I found the owners to be good people giving their best. If you want lots of flash, and amenities go somewhere else. If you want to support a family instead of a corporation, and want a really great deal, stay at the Balanced Rock. There is a large grocery store next door, and the... More 

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