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“Nice motel in convenient downtown location” 4 of 5 stars
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Ranked #15 of 30 hotels in Durango
Renton, WA
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“Nice motel in convenient downtown location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

We wanted a room in the historic downtown location so we could walk to restaurants and bars. This motel was perfect. We enjoyed a couple of beers during happy hour and listened to some live entertainment at an outdoor plaza. For dinner we ordered pizza which we took back to our room to eat on our balcony. We are from the rainy Pacifc Northwest so it was a pleasure to enjoy our dinner outside.

The room was comfortable. Considering the downtown location it was probably a good deal at $108, but chain motels north of downtown were advertising prices of $49 per night (this was in late May). The room had a mini fridge, but no microwave oven.

The woman who checked us in was very friendly and helpful.

As others mentioned, the breakfast wasn't much. They did have a microwave availabe in the lobby so we went to Albertsons grocery and bought a couple of frozen buritos to get some protein to start the day.

We would stay here again if we wanted a downtown location.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

We stayed for one night and were happy with the room for the price. It had obvious new carpet and was clean. It is located right in town so you can walk everywhere.

It had a pool and hot tub. Although we did not use either, they seemed fine.

The biggest negative was the terrible breakfast. Skimpy, poor choices. Might as well not have anything when what is put out os poor quality and has little variety.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012 via mobile

Right in the perfect spot.... walking distance to all attractions in downtown. Will definitely stay again.

  • Stayed March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

This is absolutely the best value in the historic downtown. Friendly check-in with a wonderful dinner suggestion (Tequilla's). Great end to a long day's drive by being able to park, unload, and walk to get dinner. Our room was clean and comfortable with an added bonus of a balcony. Breakfast was oatmeal, which is exactly what we needed to get going. We were able to leave our car in the Lodge's parking lot to take a walk around town before having to get back on the road. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
    • 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Room was clean and just fine for one night. Great location, which is why I picked it. Walking distance to lots of places, including the train.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

This hotel is right in the historic district and probably the best value. Although the rooms need updating, they're very clean. Not much of a breakfast...doughnuts and other breads and coffee, but there's plenty of good food nearby. They DON'T have a washer or dryer. Staff is pleasant and the nicest part was when the housekeeper found my ring and turned it in to the management. Very honest person named Rosemary. So, I recommend the Durango Lodge.

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

very nice place to stay, staff was very friendly and helpful, clean rooms, affordable....lovely balcony and within walking distance of the train station, would stay again!!!!

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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 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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Address: 150 E 5th, Durango, CO
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Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
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Ranked #15 of 30 hotels in Durango
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