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Retro Inn at Mesa Verde

2.0 of 5 2040 E Main St., Cortez, CO 81321 (Formerly American Garden Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most comfortable places we have ever stayed. Beds and pillows are the best. Exceptionally clean and comfortable rooms. Hot showers that actually have enough water coming from the shower head to rinse off the soap. Attention to little details that make you feel more at home. Geared toward organics and care of the environment. Soothing accommodations with... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

246Louise!! What an awesome review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Please tell all your friends!! More 

Galway, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at approx 15 hotel on my last trip to the US and this place was by far the best. I stayed in 2 star hotels & 5 star hotels but none made such a good impression as Retro. The complimentary breakfast is incredible. I've never seen such a variety offered. Rooms were top class, staff very friendly &... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

James!! I loved your last movie "As I lay dying!!" but Child of God, while I am a died in the wool McCarthy fan, was a little hard to watch on the screen, way to push the envelope!! Seriously though Frank O, I am going to read this at our Christmas party on the 7th. Your gonna make some eyes... More 

Grant, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, recently updated. Very fair price. Had a great stay with my family. Continental breakfast is very adequate. Quaint little motel, would recommend. We rented 2 rooms, beds were comfortable, hot showers.

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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Rodbey! Thanks!! Were you visiting mesa Verde National Park? There are Luminaria tours this Thursday night if your still in the area!!! More 

Tucson, AZ, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rolled into Cortez, CO at approximately 4PM. I had not made arrangements for lodging because my trip was a last minute decision. As I drove through town, the first thing that really got my attention was the "Retro Inn" sign. It immediately made me think "Old School". I am a 50 year old Male; I lived through the 70s... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Matthew P! You said it all!! Thanks so much for the thoughtful and detailed review! We are getting rotary phones in the rooms this winter and I am looking for an old phonebooth for the property, and some other surprises like a room done in shag carpet!! More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Retro Inn was recommended to me by friends in the area. It's an older style motel...hence the name. But it's been recently remodeled. My room seemed larger than is typical of this type motel and the bed was very comfortable. Good value!

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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Rickrus! Yes! Thanks for the great review, we are larger than normal?! So happy you enjoyed your stay! Come back soon! More 

Windsor, Ontario
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

large room, renovated motel looks new inside, quiet stay, has Keurig coffee maker, friendly staff, wifi has unsteady signal but was able to use internet for most part, biggest variety of bread I've experienced at complimentary breakfast, good location close to restaurants and shopping, would stay again, at least 3 star quality

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Greg o! Three stars baby! Yes! I prefer your endorsement! So happy you liked the choices and the rooms! Come and see us again! More 

Woodinville, Washington, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were looking for a cheap motel to stay at the night before we toured Mesa Verde National Park and were very pleasantly surprise to find this wonderful motel. It's an older building that has been completely remodeled after a change of ownership this past year. The linens and bedding were very nice and the pillows were even marked as... More 

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Justin V, Assistant General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Happy Halloween Dick H! We are so glad you enjoyed our newly remodeled rooms! I especially love the labels on the pillows; I, myself, like a firm pillow to sleep on! Our breakfast bar, I think, is the best part about the Retro Inn: it hosts nearly a dozen different breads and eight different jams and jellies. It is so... More 

Stratford-upon-Avon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The room was clean and spacious. Location of motel was convenient ( close to a pizza shop and liquor store) as we had arrived quite late. Quite good breakfast in the morning - sufficient choice. The staff were pleasant and helpful.

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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Linda and Peter! Great Review! Thanks!! The Pizza Place that was close by is called Dominoes. There is also a KFC. Also, directly across the street and closest to the property is a new restaurant called Destination Grill, pretty dang good, we are all eating there quite regularly. Its good to have good food close to where you work. Thanks... More 

Galway, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When you compare the price to what you get it's unbelievable! The room was nicer than many 3 or 4 star hotels I stayed at. The quality of bed linen is fantastic, and the pillows were sooooo comfy! Decent coffee machine & TV - it's a real winner! Great food in the restaurant & bar across the road too :-)

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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Frank O! Any relation to Steve? What a great compliment! Destination Grill is right across the street and that place RULES! Come see us again soon! More 

yorkshire england
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stayed in room 38 a very large room with 2 queen beds well away from the road.the property is built on one level with parking outside.Quality bedding and a very comfortable bed.In room coffee machine with cartridge style pods.The staff on the front desk was very helpful and pleasant.The quality of this motel make it suitable for a longer... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Andy-Mary! What an awesome review! Thanks so much! Can't wait to meet your friends! More 

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Address: 2040 E Main St., Cortez, CO 81321 (Formerly American Garden Inn)
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Location: United States > Colorado > Cortez
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Retro Inn at Mesa Verde 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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