Pancho has taken on the running as an owner/operator of the lovely Mineshaft Inn in Rico, Colorado. This charming authentic Western Victorian building has great views and great furnishing. It is clean and affordable. I enjoyed the open floor plan layout that encourages social interaction with the owner and other guests in the friendly manner of a hostel.
My only concern might be weather it is warm in winter. It was cool in summer which was nice for me being from Moab. I slept really well in the 23 dollar bunkroom!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The historic Mine Shaft Inn Hotel & Hostel's signature bay window has overlooked the main street of Rico, Colorado since the 1880's. Reputed to be haunted, the bay window room is now the hostel dorm. The great room has a full kitchen and views of Dolores Mountain out back. We offer a choice of hotel rooms with private baths, private rooms with shared bath or the hostel dorm for maximum economy. Located adjacent to the Post Office in downtown Rico for 130 years. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Mine Shaft Inn Hotel & Hostel Rico, Colorado