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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 9 of us stopped here on way home from Sturgis. We weren't expecting too much just a place to sleep for the night, but were we ever surprised! Our trip included 16 nights in hotel between Houston and Sturgis mostly the chains and not one single place came close to the accommodations, price and customer service we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is small, recently built and perfectly sized It is the optimum traveler lodging, no frills just good accommodations. In-room fridge, microwave and coffee maker. Commercial a/c is controlled by thermostat Stephanie was super friendly and efficient at check in

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Thank you for choosing the BackCountry Inn for your travel accommodations. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Rarely do you come in to a town this size and find such a nice place. Rooms are small, but very nicely appointed. The property itself is clean and well maintained. I get tired of seeing that rooms are clean in reviews; They are supposed to be! I like the fact that whoever owns this place takes pride in the... More 

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Mapleton, Utah
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Good clean rooms, great location, helpful associates. We were there 2 nights. Overall a very clean pleasant facility. There was minimal staff presence which is good unless there is a problem. Minor inconveniences were, non operational fan in bathroom, very slow drain in sink (room 2), and extended wait for HOt water in shower.

Thank Brian L
New Paltz, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This inn offers a choice of camping in their back yard for a very reasonable rate. After several days of motorcycle travel, it was nice to have a clean bathroom with hot shower and placed to plug in battery chargers. Best part was being able to walk a few blocks into town for food. Good grocery store and cafes. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Not wanting to stay in Telluride, we opted to stay in Norwood....best decision...really nice newer property with great rooms. Wonderful clean, medium size rooms with fridge, micro, and coffee maker. The furniture and the decor of the rooms is quite upscale...when was the last time you had real wood doors....nice! Beds very comfortable with lots of really nice pillows...hubby said... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

I had to travel to Norwood for work recently and I was definitely a little nervous about where I would have to stay in such a small town. I was pleasantly surprised. The room was small but it was clean and nice. The bathroom was a little small but there was a refrigerator and a microwave which was a nice... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Norwood is small. The BackCountry Inn is not a bad place for a single night - as long as you have quiet neighbors. Walls are VERY thin. You will hear all sounds in adjacent rooms. Wifi VERY unreliable - couldn't use it several days - slow and couldn't even log in. Nice, cozy room. No table at all. No shampoo... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stopped here on our way south as there isn't much accommodation in this area. Backcountry Inn seemed to be the best choice. It looks like an old motel that has been re-faced and updated. It looks very nice from the outside, but the rooms are really small. Our room had a very nice fridge and microwave, but no table... More 

Thank RobTor
Parker, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Not sure what brings many folks to Norwood, CO but should you be in the neighborhood, this is a great place to spend the night. It is a newer, clean motel. Rooms aren't big but have everything you need. Nice little fridge and microwave in the room, plus warm chocolate chip cookies in the lobby. Telluride is 35-40 minutes away.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Backcountry Inn in Norwood, Colorado, is a delightful retreat on Scenic Highway 145, surrounded by 360-degree vistas of Wrights Mesa with the San Juan Mountains to the east and Utah's La Sal Mountains to the west. Located 37 miles west of Telluride, it's on the way to Moab or Gateway.Backcountry Inn offers 10 comfortable, modern rooms and 3 extended-stay residences, all with flat-screen TV with satellite, mini-fridge, microwave, coffee-maker, phone and air-conditioning. This motel is perfect for professionals on the move, road trips, small car clubs and motorcycle groups, and for those on their way into or out of the backcountry for hunting, fishing, sledding, jeeping or biking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BackCountry Inn

Address: 1160 West Grand Ave, Norwood, CO 81423
Location: United States > Colorado > Norwood
Price Range: $111 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — BackCountry Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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