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Mountain Motel

#6 of 16 Hotels in Salida
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1425 East Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Quiet room beautiful wood floor walls and ceiling rustic cabin feel to it. Great place stay it feels good to stay in vintage rooms that's been taken care of would like to have a little bigger sink in kitchen

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Oklahoma City
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Stayed at the family owned Mountain Motel for three nights in February 2016. This place is a throw back for those of us that can remember the old days of staying in mom and pop motels. If you are a bit nostalgic, like me, this place has its charm. We were in the peacock room on the first floor. Beds... More 

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Divide, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

The Mountain Motel was perfect for our stay in Salida. We were in cottage 3 which was clean, cozy and warm. Kitchen outfitted with everything you need. Nice friendly staff. Great retro feel to the place.

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Thank thetraveler418
Evergreen, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Built in 1947, cabins 2 and 3 are comfortable, cozy, and warm. The hosts are warmly considerate and the facilities clean. Our party of six were treated as welcomed guests not simply paying customers. The Mountain Motel was a surprise and we plan to return annually when we ski at Monarch.

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Thank Alberta700
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

clean, quite, and comfortable. our stay was carefree. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. we will stay again, this is our second visit and come again. location is quite convenient to services and shopping and the views are outstanding.

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Thank johnsZ2763YB
Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We arrived quite late to this hotel, got a room with two double beds, in the two story building. I have to be honest, probably one of the worst nights sleep I have had in a long time. I think the bed was old or something, but both myself and my man had a rough night. The room was clean... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Adena and Jeremy are very professional, courteous and helpful. I have been staying at the Mountain Motel at least every 3 months for two years now and have always had a pleasant stay. In my opinion it is the best value in Salida. Each room has a different theme and charm to it.

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Between Coasts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Quick easy check-in, parking right outside the door of our cabin, and then the fun began. The decor is Americana Old West all the way, and for my wife and I, it was a trip down memory lane to both our childhoods and some of the great places we've stayed during our lives. Knotty pine interior, quilt bed throws, and... More 

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Topock, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We were tired ready to enjoy our last extra time off of "parental rest" came through on the way home from Denver.... Drove through town checked out a couple other spots where the money for what you're getting just didn't seem to be balanced at all this place was amazing we open the door after getting a good deal on... More 

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Las Animas, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Found this little gem on the side of the road and didn't expect much because it was so late at night and it wasn't a major chain. We were pleasantly surprised when we opened the door, as everything was as clean as can be and the room featured all the amenities you'd expect including a flat screen tv, a refrigerator... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersBronze level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hitchin' Post Motel, formerly know as the Mountain Motel welcomed its first guests in 1947. In 1996, six more rooms were built to accommodate the tremendous influx of visitors to the motel. The Hitchin' Post Motel has been a family endeavor, being locally owned and operated since 1947... Over 55 years! In December 2011, the owners of The Mountain Motel felt that it was time to showcase the charm and history of the motel by changing the name to The Hitchin' Post Motel representing the by-gone era of the 1940's, 50's and 60's. After transforming the office area into a lounge and reading room, the energetic owners set to work to begin outfitting the remaining nine rooms with an exhaustive inventory of Mountain Western Retro furniture, fixtures and room decor. Their vision to make the Hitchin'Post, Salida's FIRST "boutique mote;" and reinventing an American icon - the roadside motel is coming to life!Foremost in the minds of the staff at the Hitchin'Post Motel is to provide guests with a comfortable, cozy, distinctive and memorable stay. One-size DOES NOT fit all! Each room has been reimagined to bring in the owner's own style to make each room personable and "one-of-a-kind." Room decor is "Mountain Western Retro" - reminiscent of properties dating back to the 1940's, 1950's, and early 1960's. We consider our motel an ever evolving work of "motel art," where updates and decor are an on-going effort. We pride ourselves on being the only local motel to bring the "boutique motel" experience to guests visiting Salida.A locally owned motel, the Hitchin' Post Motel is noticeably different in look and feel from other hotel/motel chains - we love it when our guests are pleasantly "surprised" to find that the motel offers much more than a room to sleep.We invite YOU to share our "Mountain Western Retro" experience! Whether it be... Sharing a bowl of chili on a cold day with other guests, or sipping the special "Hitchin'Post Ice Tea on a hot day... Your stay at the Hitchin'Post Motel in Salida, Colorado will be a memory to share forever and keep you coming back, year after year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Motel

Address: 1425 East Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201
Location: United States > Colorado > Salida
Price Range: $109 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mountain Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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