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Western Star Inn

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#4 of 6 hotels in Rifle
Formerly the Budget Star Motel, we have upgraded and re-branded to serve you better. Comfort, cleanliness and affordability; we're the best place to stay on the Western Slope. Central to a wealth of outdoor activities, food, shopping and history in Western Colorado. Let our Inn be home base for your adventures, came back to relax and enjoy our picnic and BBQ area and our air-conditioned rooms. All rooms have fridges, microwaves, flat screen TVs and WiFi. Kitchenettes are also available. Daily housekeeping with a guest laundry on-site for your convenience. We also have pet friendly rooms so your four-legged family can travel with you, too! Call to reserve your pet friendly room. (pet fees apply) We at the Western Star look forward to seeing you soon!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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On our 18 hour trip to Utah for elk hunting we could not make the trip in one day like we thought so we found this little place to stay the night. I would put this place up against a Hilton anytime. The owners were amazing and the rooms were comfortable and clean. The ease of
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Response from Garrick F, Owner at Western Star Inn
Responded Oct 19, 2018
Hey Jerry! So glad you enjoyed your stay and that were able to accommodate you. Come back any time! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we appreciate it.
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Clean room and a very friendly staff made our stay here pleasant. Twenty minutes down the road is Rifle Falls, which was a wonderful stop while passing through town on our way back to Mile High City. ;-)
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Response from Garrick F, Owner at Western Star Inn
Responded Mar 24, 2019
Thank you, Anthony!
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We needed a quick stop ever on our way to Wyoming with our small dog. Our room was clean and comfortable, and the hotel staff went out of their way to accommodate our late check in. The value for the price is huge, don't overlook for a short stay
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Response from Garrick F, Owner at Western Star Inn
Responded Oct 5, 2018
Thank you so much! It was our pleasure! Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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We chose this place for it's proximity to I-70 and it's low price. We were so pleasantly surprised by this little gem. It is an older motel, but extremely clean and well-maintained. We had a good night's sleep here and would not hesitate to recommend this to friends and family
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Response from Garrick F, General Manager at Western Star Inn
Responded May 17, 2018
Hi Christine, Thank you so much for your kind words, we do our best! So glad you enjoyed your stay, we appreciate you taking the time to leave a review.
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This is a nice, clean motel. Yes it is older, but it is clean and updated. It is a little out of the way but it it is worth it. The staff is great. Don't let the Google images (as of March 2018) fool you. They are open.
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Response from Garrick F, Owner at Western Star Inn
Responded Apr 8, 2018
Hi Gene, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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$74 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Budget Star Motel
United StatesColoradoRifle
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