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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A relative living in Aztec made reservations for me at this neat little inn for my visit. It is an old, but well kept building with clean, antique furniture in good repair. Each room bears the name of a family who settled the area. The inn has no wi-fi, which is in keeping with its historic character. Prices were reasonable,... More 

Thank MT F
Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When looking for a place to stay, we consider first who runs the establishment. Our preference is to support local business. The Step Back Inn fit that criteria, and that made our choice to stay there an easy one. I called to reserve a room a couple months ahead of the trip, and the process was simple. Prospective guests can... More 

Thank 2WanderingSouls
Starkville, Mississippi, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We have stayed here when visiting family in Aztec. It is an excellent base of operations within an easy walk to town. The rooms are clean and themed to early settlers of the valley. It is bigger than a B&B, but not a Chain motel. The staff are attentive and helpful. There is easy access from Highway 550. With fast... More 

Thank Bob C
Jemez Springs, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

What a wonderful stay at such a sweet Inn. The ladies there had me feeling like old friends in such a short time. The Inn itself is super duper clean. Decorated extremely nice with beautiful antique furniture and great furnishings. The room was quite large and airy with a great window to sit at and look out while drinking coffee... More 

Thank Kathleen W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Clean, neat, and every room has cool historical pictures and the story of the person or families, and the rooms are named after the last name of said person. Very throwback with all the modern stuff. Would stay there again! Prices are good and owner is very friendly.

Thank Lianne P
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

My husband and I were initially excited about staying at the Step Back Inn. On Trip Advisor we had read some negative reviews, but we chose to focus on the positive reviews (BIG MISTAKE). Within 30 minutes of checking in, we checked out (Literally)! At the initial checking in process, we found the concierge to be very pleasant and the... More 

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We do have free WiFi, we do have upgraded TVs, and we do not have an $89.00 rate, so I am not sure where you were staying. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This Motel is quiet possibly the best motel we stayed in for 3 weeks, If you like Modern decor you would be in the wrong place, but as the name says, Step Back, is what you do, it maybe only to the 1980's but it is very clean, the staff is sweet, helpful and considerate. The room was very comfortable... More 

Thank Regina C
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I prefer local hotels and this one is certainly that. The room was exceptionally clean with an oversupply of blankets. I had trouble using the TV remote but was able to get the channel I wanted. Staff were friendly and the place was quiet but traffic noise from a nearby intersection was a problem earlier in the evening. Good coffee,... More 

Thank texas77374
Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Step off the beaten track and out of the chain hotels. Loved the history of the rooms! The parlor allowed us to network with others. Friendly staff and quiet. It's nice to support local businesses and see the great attractions that are so nearby.

Thank Kathy P
Manitou Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We like to stay at unique, clean, Mom and Pop type properties to support small businesses in small towns. This place fits the bill. It was a very large room, beautiful unique furnishings and a really nice bathroom. The TV could have been updated but other than that, it was wonderful, very quiet and with a very nice staff. We... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Step Back Inn is a Victorian decor hotel with each room named after an 1800's pioneer in the Animas River Valley. We are within walking distance to the World Heritage site....Aztec Ruins and the wonderful Aztec Museum on Main Street. There are seven eateries within walking distance as well as several trails and parks. We have a very safe and friendly community and there are lots of things to see and do while you are in our area. As you start your day we served homemade cinnamon rolls and fresh juice, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. No rubber eggs here. Our rooms are very quiet and clean and we know you will like your stay with us. Thanks, T. Blancett owner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Step Back Inn

Address: 123 W Aztec Blvd, Aztec, NM 87410-1947
Location: United States > New Mexico > Aztec
Price Range: $89 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Step Back Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Step Back Hotel Aztec
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