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Portal Peak Lodge

2358 Rock House Rd, Portal, AZ 85632
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Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We went to Portal to hike in the Chiricahua Mountains and maybe see some birds. The tiny town of Portal with its general store and an outside eating area and performance stage is the heart of the the town. Gentle country western music was performed by local artists each night. The birds provided a symphony in the morning. The hiking... More 

Thank Jeanne A
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The Portal Peak Lodge offers very basic accommodations - clean beds, a shower-bath combination, a separate counter-sink area, and a refrigerator. This is NOT a luxury hotel. I consider it an acceptable place to stay while in the area for birding, etc. A small restaurant and store are on the premises. As of May 2016, they do not offer a... More 

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Garden Grove, California
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Portal Peak Lodge stay was for two nights in April 2016. The room was economical and clean. I rate the comfort of the beds a "7" at best, so if you can bring a FEATHER DOWN comforter to sleep on top of it might add to quality of your stay. The lodge is upgrading the mattresses this year and I... More 

Thank LadyHawke714
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We didn't spend much time in the motel, so we were okay with the basic and simple furnishings. The bathroom sower curtain could be cleaned, on the plus side there was free wifi,a microwave and a small fridge in the room. The store and restaurant staff were friendly! This is a good base for hikers!

Thank CA C
Kenmore, New York
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We stayed 2 nights ... Tuesday night and Wednesday night. The store and restaurant are not open on Wednesday as well as no housekeeping. We mentioned that we did not have enough coffee for two days ... but they forgot to bring us extra coffee for the second day. So ... we had to drive 10 miles to Rodeo, New... More 

Thank Paula K
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Me and three of my friends stayed at the Portal Peak Lodge while on a motorcycle journey across Arizona. The friendly owners welcomed us, the rooms were clean and quiet, and the food was great. Just what we needed after a 200+ mile day. We will definitely be back!

1 Thank Chris N
Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

One step above tent camping and one step below staying in an rv. Just the necessities, all rather worn. Bed was not comfortable and sheets and towels frayed. But it was essentially clean and provided a very convenient place to crash after hiking. Winter hours for adjacent cafe are very inconvenient for tourists since they open almost too late (9am)... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Step back to an earlier time where there isn't a chain store for 50-100 miles. Located in the *very* small community of Portal, the lodge makes a comfortable base for exploring, birding, and hiking a beautiful area. Fancy or frilly it isn't, but if you are happy with simple and clean rooms, a nice deck and access to their cafe... More 

1 Thank 408cheryllb
San Francisco, CA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Visit was great location, staff was courteous, room was clean. The restaurant was convenient, menus were simple, but the food was nutritious and tasty. The place is a bit rustic, but part of the charm. I do like the way the rooms are set up; in two lines facing each other with a central common space porch .

Thank HaroldDunlin
Atlanta, Georgia
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98 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Our group was pleased overall with our visit to the Portal Peak Lodge. If you want to visit the Chiricahua Mountains for birding, there are not very many places to stay, and this lodge is well located. The facilities are quite spartan, but comfortable, clean and adequate. We were especially impressed by the staff, who made every effort to be... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A popular haven for birders, hikers and nature lovers, our family run hotel has 16 comfortable, economical rooms. There are a deck and outside seating area where guests can relax and have a drink, watch the birds, and in the evening sit around the fire. Stop in at our cafe next door for a plate of enchiladas made with local Hatch chiles. For dessert try an espresso and homemade fruit cobbler. We specialize in providing accommodation for birding and other nature groups. For information and reservations call 520 558 2223. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portal Peak Lodge

Address: 2358 Rock House Rd, Portal, AZ 85632
Location: United States > Arizona > Portal
Price Range: $65 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Portal Peak Hotel Portal
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