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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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10 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was clean, but a bit run down. The wi-fi barely worked . The bathroom was frigid. I would stay there again, but only for a night between destinations. You could hear the people in the next room, they were not loud, just watching TV.

Thank Tygerswyldrose
Amarillo, Texas
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69 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little motel with a very friendly owner. Stayed for three nights while hiking in the area and were very happy with our stay. It is old and it does need a bit of work but it is very clean! We'll definitely stay here again when we come back to th area!

1 Thank Mriese2
New Mexico
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Spent the weekend there, it's rustic, a little run down but very clean. Prices are very reasonable. The owner's bend over backwards to accommodate. We had an issue with the TV not working due to an electrical storm and one of the owner's came and fixed it within 5 minutes of me calling the office. I have stayed here before... More 

3 Thank sunirose
Ooltewah, Tennessee
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Riding through capitan and stayed here. Family running motel were very friendly. Rooms were clean and beds comfortable. Needs some trim work and update but overall it was a good place to stay. Would stay there again if ever back on that trail.

3 Thank drz400fan
Ruidoso, New Mexico
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

Smokey Bear is a classic motel with old style prices. There is a rustic atmosphere compared to the newer cookie cutter motels. My impression is that most negative reviews come from people trying to sneak their dogs in without paying an extra fee. These people cheat or try to cheat the owner and are the first to complain when caught.

6 Thank montclova
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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117 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Old motel; needs updating. At least the room rate was commensurate with the accommodations. The wifi didn't reach my room, the bathroom fixtures were cracked and grimy. At least the restaurant next door is decent. But--all I did was sleep there. Suggest going down the road to Lincoln, where there are 2 cute, nice B&B's--the Ellis Store, and the Wortley... More 

Thank suz55tbird

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Jemez Springs, NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Just a small little motel privately owned and operated. This motel is super clean and quiet. No frills yet it does have great internet. My room was spacious and cute with handmade heavy wood furniture. There is a restaurant next door and another down the street. Also a great grocery store in town. The room has a small fridge and... More 

3 Thank Kathleen W
Rochester NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Little late on this review but want people to know its a hidden gem! stayed here for a week July 2015 w/ 5 friends (3 per room). The owners are fantastic people who go beyond to make your stay comfortable. Older well maintained hotel right in Capitan. Walking distance to many of their places to see/visit. Highly recommend staying if... More 

3 Thank midnight-rider
Garland, Texas
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

Friendly owners. Check-in was a little slow, but ok. Motel has been in business for over 40 years, but pretty well maintained. Room was large & clean. A/C was good. Nice big flat-screen TV. Wi-Fi available, but slow from time-to-time. Beds were firm, but that's how I like mine. $70 for room with 2 queen beds. All-in-all, a decent place... More 

4 Thank Kenneth R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

This is a hidden value motel. The price was less than $50, the room was adequate size with a Queen size bed. The bed was comfortable and clean smelling. The bathroom was older and needing some upkeep but was very adequate for the price and a one night stay. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

3 Thank Tom L
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Address: 316 Smokey Bear Blvd., Capitan, NM 88316
Location: United States > New Mexico > Capitan
Number of rooms: 7
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