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Southlake, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I concur with other reviews. After seeing the room we left and went to a different hotel despite having reservations. Room was dirty and heavy smoke smell; also there many people hanging outside drinking. We had young children with us on family vacation.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to start with the first impression: plastic flowers on the pots by the front door in June! The lobby (old and smelley) was crowded with guests trying to get their rooms because they were not cleaned yet, even though it was 5:00 pm. We snuck into one of the "clean rooms" and it smelled like mildew and cigarrettes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was filthy upon arrival; people hanging out smoking pot with doors open; other couple in office area waited over 30 minutes with no staff; stains on bed coverlet and linens; slime on table; floors not vacuumed; door did not have any safety latch and looked like recently repaired (!?); hotel is completely run down and needs updating; staff is... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

America's fascination with motorcycle touring on Harleys is something as a foreigner I struggle to comprehend. The convoys of Harleys that invade towns and the grizzly characters that ride them hardly seem to be the most desirable of visitors so when I saw that El Camino Lodge was biker friendly and there were heaps of bikes outside the units my... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Rather than document every single thing that was wrong, let me just say that they really don't have their act together here at all. I was sent to a room that had sleeping people already in it, a front desk person that just left and locked up after giving me said room, another room that had people that had recently... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Bathroom was not swept, hair and a used bandaid behind door. Otherwise ok. Good rate and free breakfast. Not willing to give a ground floor room, though I'm sure they had them. Had to ask for juice and milk at breakfast. Girl was accommodating. Great ice machine. Pool and spa looked nice.

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Nashville
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The first room I checked into hadn't been cleaned. Bed unmade; towels on the floor, bathroom a mess. Asked for another room. This one at least appeared to have been seen by maid service. But the carpet was filthy and the room smelled awful. I am not a picky person, but this place undid me. Avoid at all costs.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

On arrival they couldn't find my reservation. Carpet in room had not been vac-ed. So I got a vac from the front desk and did it myself. They offered no apologies. On a positive note: pool & hot tub are excellent. But not enough to make up for the rest of the place. Price was cheaper than other motels. Next... More 

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Firestone, Colorado
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We booked this hotel well in advance for memorial day weekend, (which is always very busy in Taos). We arrived at the hotel only to be told that they had LOST our reservations. I think that they had just over booked. While I was outside calling other hotels (every hotel in Taos was booked for the night) my husband over... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Stayed Friday 3 June 2016. Should have have followed my instincts when booking in as desk clerk had difficulty booking us in. We were tired from a long drive and the hotel from the front didn't look to bad. However, our room at the back of the had a depressing decor and the location made us feel unsafe. The worse... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly owned, operated, and renovated! ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Camino Lodge

Address: 615 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
Price Range: $72 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Camino Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 124
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Whitten Hotel Taos
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