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The Mine Shaft Inn Hotel & Hostel
Ranked #1 of 1 Rico B&B and Inns
Reviewed August 8, 2013

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!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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MineShaftInn, Owner at The Mine Shaft Inn Hotel & Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2013

I imagine the rooms upstairs will be plenty warm once I light the wood stoves below. Plus, each room also has it's own heater. Amazingly, I already had to light the main fireplace on August 9!

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Reviewed July 20, 2016
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Room Tip: Mieux vaut arriver avant 5 PM, car l'hotel est pris d'assaut par les gens de passage qui veu...
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  • Stayed: July 2016, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile
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Stayed: September 2014, traveled as a couple
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Address: 20 S Glasgow Ave, PO Box 1, Rico, CO 81332-9901
Location: United States > Colorado > Rico
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Rico
Price Range: $23 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Mine Shaft Inn Hotel & Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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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