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“Fantastic location, good service and very reasonable rates” 4 of 5 stars
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Rainbow Motel Colorado Springs
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3709 West Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904   |  
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Ranked #50 of 107 Hotels in Colorado Springs
St. Charles, MO
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46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fantastic location, good service and very reasonable rates”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

All the great Colorado Springs attractions are less than 5 minutes from this quaint, little hotel. Garden of the Gods, Manitou Springs, Old Colorado City and, of course, Pikes Peak are practically within walking distance from the hotel.....well maybe not the base of the mountain....but it is still very close.

It is a well kept up older hotel with nice, modern rooms. My son says the pool was great and I observed the owners taking good care of it on a daily basis. The breakfast pastries were fine/typical. The staff was helpful and nice. The rates were very reasonable for our "on a budget" traveling.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The lodge has all types of rooms. We needed a room for six which is not always easy to find. We had three queen beds, a fridge, a microwave, and two televisions. The room had been remodeled with new doors, new windows, and new entry steps. The floors squeaked a little, but that is harder to fix. The rooms and bath were clean, the beds comfortable. The breakfast had a good variety but no hot foods. The advantage to this motel is that it is close to Pikes Peak and the Garden of the Gods. The motel is located between two highways but we did not hear any road noise. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I stayed here with my husband, grand daughter, and elderly parents for three days. We had a room with two double beds and a kitchen, and my parents had a room with one queen bed, and a nice porch that backed up to the swimming pool. Both rooms were very comfortable and nicely decorated. The kitchen was small, but perfect for our needs. The TVs and internet worked well, and the beds were very comfortable. We played cards every afternoon at the unit by the pool, while my grand daughter swam, then headed to the other unit to cook our dinner at our shaded picnic area. We even had a BBQ grill. The property is located just minutes from Garden of the Gods and downtown Manitou, as well as other big attractions like the zoo and Santa's workshop. The owners are a lovely couple, and were very nice and accommodating in every way. We will definitely return to the Rainbow Motel when our travels take us that way again!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

me and my girl stayed at the rainbow and it was one of the most comfortable and friendly places ive been in a while the pool is clean and refreshing the rooms are super clean and the whole atmosphere is relaxing I recamend the rainbow to all that come up to Manitou and its very affordable for all the atmosphere u get a must stay

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I was not sure what to expect, but the room was nicely and recently updated with marble features, new bedding, and very soft sheets! The owners are charming and kind. The location is very close to Garden of the Gods, and downtown Manitou. It is a short walk to a free shuttle stop, or you can take a lovely 1/2 hour walk into town along a paved creek path. We enjoyed staying there very much, and it is a great value for the money. We will come stay there again!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Kind staff and homely feeling to the entire hotel. Just a generally nice experience, nothing over the top! The food was what you'd expect, the location was convenient, it was certainly an above prosaic experience. Overall a nice hotel, I would recommend if you were headed to Colorado Springs and wanted a clean, nice place to stay while you do business!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Denver, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The room was so out dated and smelt old and mildewy. The room didn't look like it was even cleaned judging by the dust and dirt on the floor. Then the bedding smelt like smoke and sweat and had status and burn marks! When I complained the owners didn't seem to care. They barely speak English so communicating a solution was not going to happen. Especially since they don't seem to care about their customers. They do not make you feel welcome, more of an inconvenience than anything. I would never recommend staying here even to my worst enemy!

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 3709 West Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
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Location: United States > Colorado > El Paso County > Colorado Springs
Amenities:
Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Colorado Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rainbow Motel Colorado Springs 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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