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Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez

3.0 of 5 2121 East Main Street, Cortez, CO 81321
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a really atmospheric hotel with native American decor. The breakfast bar was excellent. The room was perfect, bedding perfect. The pool area was under renovation, but the hotel offered free admission to a nearby community pool facility. The front desk clerk was very helpful and cheerful

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Justin V, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

PietervonHolland! Thanks for the Terrific Review!! We are getting closer to the Pool being completed. They will begin plastering with the quartz finish on Monday, and while it "cures" we will be repairing the floor we tore up to make sure the Hot Tub never breaks down again (Oh, please tell me I did not just jinx myself..) !! Have... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is ranked number one, and it did not let me down. Nicer feel than many HI Expresses and pride of ownership is evident. The room is spacious, clean,and comfortable. The staff in the breakfast area were very kind. The price of the room was fine - they are building a competing hotel next door which I think will help... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

Carrie R!! Thanks for the GREAT review! I have passed along your compliments to ownership and to our awesome ladies in Housekeeping and our Breakfast room! We are excited about the new property coming in, from what I hear they are great people. I believe friendly competition benefits all of us, but in the end, we are ALL of us... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second time here. Checking in was a breeze. Nothing has changed since my last visit but the decor is very western/Ausi mix. Room was perfect. Bed was comfortable. No issues with wifi and even the computer room was nice. Will definitely stay here again.

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

ClevelandWheeler! Thanks for the Great Review! Our Fitness Center and Pool room are still under remodel however, we have guest passes to the state of the art Cortez Recreation Center just a mile away. Thank you all for your patience. I will let everyone know when our upgrades are complete!! More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With most of my family still living in Cortez, we stay here frequently and have never been disappointed. The staff is always extremely helpful and friendly. Our reservations are always perfect, and the rooms clean and comfortable. The inclusive breakfast includes both cold and hot fair, with servers keeping food refreshed. There is a waffle maker, eggs, cereal, fruit, sausage,... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

Cheriadoc! Thank you sooooo much! What an awesome review! I did a hi-five tour with this in one hand, very fun, its been a while since I did one of those! We are sorry that the Pool will be down for the month of February 2015 for extensive remodeling, and that the fitness center is still down but is almost... More 

Pomona, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved staying at this hotel. It almost had a lodge feel. Everything was clean. The beds were very comfortable and the pillows very soft. Service was very attentive. We also took advantage of the indoor pool and spa. But I just loved all the decorations. Kokopelli on all the Room numbers plaques, Rock art carved into the tile and... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

Dsgilber! I told my girlfriend you called us warm and unique and she got really mad at me.. thanks. ; ) Seriously though, what an awesome review! We are closing our Pool for the month of February 2015, for a well needed update to paint, plaster and drains as well as overhauling some pumps and heaters. I will let everyone... More 

Bent NM
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327 reviews 327 reviews
78 hotel reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Among the best in Cortez but only average for Colorado. Small rooms, strange parking, and dated. But amazingly friendly desk clerks and a wonderful breakfast. They advertise a pool, but it is in a separate building. They advertise a laundry, but it also is next door in a separate building. They have an in-house restaurant called "Koko's Friendly Pub," except... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

Otis!! Thanks for the Great review! I wish we could double the size of our rooms for sure, and a agree that the parking can be a bit confusing with the grade of the property and the wrap around back parking lot. It would be nice to have a Fitness Center and Laundry in the same building too! Thankfully the... More 

Sydney
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stayed here two nights. We liked the staff , especially in the breakfast room as they were helpful and welcoming. Our room was good with a lovely outlook. The restaurant next door was good for dinner as well.

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

Nettie16! What a great review!! Thank you for staying with us! I can't wait for our Fitness Center Remodel to be completed, it will be so nice in there. We have new Wallpaper, Headboards, Mirrors and chairs being installed as I type this. Its looking pretty sharp imho, but I want your opinion, come back and stay with us again... More 

Grand Junction, Colorado
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183 reviews 183 reviews
18 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Clean with a better than usual Holiday Inn upgrades, this older property gets a 3.5 today, so Good just not quite Very Good. Kind of strange that there is only one elevator in a facility of this size. The staff was very nice, however the lady that checked me in didn't quite hear my room requests. Being tired and not... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

VincePCTD! Thanks for the great review!! Sorry our room selection was not spot on, Our clerks should let you know when we can't give you what you want, well huddle about this today and turn it into a win for the crew and future guests, I promise. I would love dual elevators, but I am not sure that is going... More 

Oslo, Norway
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Nice hotel with polite and accommodating staff. Good size room which was very clean. Warm breakfast buffet with a good selection of food. Would derfinately stay again. Short driving distance to Mesa Verde National Park.

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

Hilde B!! Thanks for the great review!! We ARE just 9 miles from Mesa Verde National Park!! We are 15 minutes from the Ute Mountain Tribal Park! We are 20 minutes from the Four Corners National Monument! We are an hour from Hovenweep National Monument! but GREAT food is just next door at the new Destination Grill!! Come see us... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Before we check in, we thought it will be like most Holiday Inn Express, just a place to stay at night and didn't expect a lot. After we went to the room, we were surprised, it is a much better design and decorated hotel room than the Crowne Plaza we stayed a night before. Big comfy bed, unique decoration including... More 

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Justin V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez, responded to this review

Vesper89622! Thanks for the Awesome review!! We are a 100% no Pet no Smoking of any kind Hotel, however, sometimes people smoke in rooms and sneak pets in. I appreciate that it did not ruin your stay! Thank you for all the terrific compliments, you will have to come back and take a dip in the pool another time!! Have... More 

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Address: 2121 East Main Street, Cortez, CO 81321
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Location: United States > Colorado > Cortez
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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