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Far View Lodge

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1 Navajo Hill, Box 277, Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330
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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at Far View Lodge during a roadtrip to Mesa Verde NP; when planning the trip it was a relief to find an option for accomodations in the park (car full of people doesn't leave much room for camping gear). I was a bit skeptical: prices were low, and National Parks Service doesn't sound like a top-notch hotel operator... More 

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Grove City, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

every room has balcony and wonderful views. be advised there re no tvs in the rooms. it is very convenient to visit the pueblos and the National Park sights. we were there in octber and it was very pretty.

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Long Beach, CA
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you want to stay in the middle of Mesa Verde National Park, this is the place to stay. That being said, do NOT expect one of the grand National Park lodges such as the Ahwahnee, Old Faithful Inn, etc. Instead, consider this at best a mid-range option such as the Yosemite Lodge. Basic but clean accommodations. Smallest shower ever... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you are looking to stay in heart of the national park, this might do. We visited at the end of the season when half of the lodge was closed (possibly the newer part). It was very quiet, but the facilitates are very basic to say the least. The restaurant however is good. Nevertheless, it was reasonably clean and definitely... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

After reading some of the reviews I didn't expect a whole lot but was pleasantly surprised. My room was inviting,decorated in a pleasant Southwestern decor. It was rather small but not a problem as I was alone. Having an unobstructed view of the sunset & sunrise was a bonus. Dinner in the Metate Room was excellent with a gorgeous view.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I traveled to Mesa Verde for a 2-night stay in October, and after reading reviews we were prepared for a rustic, not-so-clean experience. But ... we really wanted to stay in the heart of the park, and the Far View is the only option. After the 5-6 hour drive from Albuquerque, and the 35 minute drive after... More 

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed here in early October on our road trip in the southwest. We had a south facing room close to the main building so we had a glimpse of the sunset and also the colorful morning sunrise. We found the room to be smaller than average but it had a nice patio to sit and take in the view.... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

At our age, the lodge was a more comfortable option than camping, and it also had the advantage of being inside the park. Double standard room was fine, and it was located near the lodge so it had a good view toward the east that avoided the parking lot. Room was clean, bed comfortable, and everything worked (perhaps the heat... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

They say it themselves on their website, it's very basic. But now that I've stayed there, I feel they use being in a National Park as an excuse for the dump it basically is. Why is it okay for a hotel to be a dump just because it is in a NP? It needs updating, big time! Squeekie beds, no... More 

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed at the Far View Lodge for one night in October 2014. The lodge has a great location within the park but other than the location there is not much to recommend about this property. We stayed in a kiva king room. The room was OK, nothing special, nothing terribly wrong. The room was very quiet as we had... More 

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