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Retro Inn at Mesa Verde

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Ottawa, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our overnight here! A fun, retro motel that has it right! Bed was super comfy, fridge-microwave and Kuerig all provided and bathrooms are "updated retro"!! A continental breakfast gives a great start to your day. Thanks for providing accommodations that are unexpected and enjoyable!!

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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is MUCH cleaner than I expected! I loved the retro style theme. Room numbers are based on years beginning in 1950 with each room capturing some aspect of that year. Don't expect plush over-the-top furnishings. The rooms are true to their year and embrace middle class decor. My room was huge and yes, I would like to say... More 

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Thank C B
Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

C B, Thank you for the wonderful review! It's so cool that you had an awesome vibe at the Retro Inn and that without a doubt you would stay with us again. Hope your having a fantabulous day! Dede, manager, on behalf of the entire Retro team. More 

Durango, Colorado
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194 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The price is very reasonable, the room is clean, the shower is fun, and the black and white checkered flooring is charming. The walls are cinderblock, so I could hear the baby burping next door quite clearly, the faucet knobs in the bathroom will take you back to the 60's (if you haven't been there already), and the wifi service... More 

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Thank Sharon M
Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Sharon M, Thank you for your review. So happy you enjoyed the rain shower with LED lights and the black and white checkered floors. We do apologize for the issues you had with the wifi, we did have a couple of days of it going in and out and we have corrected the problem. Sorry you didn't like the pictures... More 

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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This motel is clean! They have done a wonderful job of fixing it up. The rooms are simple, with block walls painted white. But, comfortable. There are gas grills for use in the middle courtyard (which I will use next time) and benches to sit and watch the afternoon thunderstorms. It was a nice switch from corporate hotel rooms and... More 

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Thank Laura P
Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Laura P, Thank you for the Great review! Our first 11 rooms have the block walls and the black and white tile floors, these rooms were built in the 50's. All of our other rooms have frame walls and carpet. So glad you enjoyed sitting outside watching the thunderstorms and we hope you do get the chance to come back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great retro room. Awesome location and ambiance. Felt completely safe outside at 2 a.m. Got in late. Staff called to alert us to check in at Holiday Inn across street. Direct TV with great channel selection. Super clean room. Very comfy. Great shower head. You have to stay here if you're anywhere close.

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Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Anna C, Thank you so much for the great review! We are lucky to have such an awesome location, hope you got the chance to explore the Four Corners area there is so much to do and see. It's super cool to know that you enjoyed the ambiance and that you were very comfy. Come back an see us again.... More 

Northfield, NJ
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118 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Retro Inn before going to Mesa Verde National Park. The motel has a great theme with each room focusing on a different year, beginning in 1950.We stayed in the 1979 room. There were a few posters and wall decorations from the time period. The rooms were very spacious and clean. The rooms have a refrigerator with... More 

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Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

MESNorthfield, Thanks for the awesome review! We are thrilled that you had a "Great Step Back in Time". Hope you also had a fantastic time exploring Mesa Verde National Park. Come see us again, we'd love to welcome you back. Dede, Manager, on behalf of the entire Retro team More 

Lancaster, Ca
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69 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleasantly surprised when we checked in here. Found it to be a wonderful facility. Spacious room and exceptionally clean. Friendly staff. Breakfast ample for a motel stay. Talked to a boss who said they were trying and doing their best. I said, Quit trying! Just maintain what you have and what you are doing.” Again, we really... More 

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Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

lloydmax, Thank you for the totally cool review! We are thrilled to know that you were very pleasantly surprised and found the Retro Inn to be wonderful. Hope your having an awesome day and that you come back soon. Dede, manager, on behalf of the entire Retro team. More 

Utah
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85 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed the night here because a couple of years ago we had stayed. We did not know the hotel had been updated until we arrived. The updates are cute and the hotel is clean and comfy. The price is higher than the last time but that stands to reason when there is an update. The choices for breakfast were... More 

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Thank Jean R
Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Jean R, Thanks for the awesome review! We're so glad you did come back and to know that you would come back again. We look forward to your next return. Have a Retro day! Dede, Manager, on behalf of the entire Retro team More 

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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place to stay, it was clean and had a little for breakfast. Friendly people in the office.Had a semi view of the mountains. It was reasonably priced. Decorated back to the 50-60's. If we come back we'll definitely stay here again.

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Thank Kathy H
Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Kathy H, Thank you so much for the great review! It's so cool to hear that you would definitely stay here again. We look forward to your return. Dede, manager, on behalf of the entire Retro team More 

Paonia, Colorado
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older motel that has been renovated with a 1950's theme. Very cute and nicely done. I would stay here again. The prices are reasonable and the beds are comfortable. The rooms offer cable television, microwaves and a small mini refreigerator. The carpet seems to be fairly new and the bathrooms are acceptable. It is clean. There is... More 

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Justin V, Front Office Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this review

Nancy R, Thank you so much for the awesome review! We're so happy to know you enjoyed your room and comfy bed. Elvis has invited Marilyn to come and sit with him and enjoy the days at the Retro Inn, we hope to see her soon. Hope your having a groovy, awesome, far out, wonderful day. Dede, Manager, on behalf... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Completely Remodeled - RETRO themed Motel! Comfortable, New, Clean, Friendly, Convenient, Economical and Quiet! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Retro Inn at Mesa Verde

Address: 2040 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3042 (Formerly American Garden Inn)
Location: United States > Colorado > Cortez
Price Range: $75 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Retro Inn at Mesa Verde 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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