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“Great Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Budget Lodge

Budget Lodge
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Budget Lodge
Ranked #13 of 16 Hotels in Salida
Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2014

Super cute little place within 2 min drive to downtown Salida. Rooms are clean, quaintly decorated & the bathrooms are very clean. Easy walk to restaurants. Pet friendly. I really enjoyed my stay here !!

Room Tip: Only noisy if people leave their TV's on all night. Otherwise very quiet !
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed here for a night on our way to Dillon. It's a nice little motel, and the price is right. The rooms are small, but clean and well kept. We had a king size bed, a full kitchenette and a tiny bathroom. The fridge and the heater were noisy, which can be a problem for light sleepers since the room is so small. The decor was nice and rustic and we did see an elk as we drove in late in the afternoon. Overall a pretty nice place to spend the night, if you don't mind a small room.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

It's one of those old motels, scrupulously clean. Despite being right on US 50, we heard no highway noise - drowned out by the window unit, which didn't quite cover the noise of the motorcycles at the next unit. The promised wifi never manifested itself. The tiny shower drained so slowly and the basin was so shallow that I was reduced to a sponge bath - totally unacceptable. There was no one to report this to when we left at 9 am.

  • Stayed August 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

This motel was the cutest motel ever. We stayed here as we were passing through on vacation .. The owners Patty And Robert have remodeled the rooms and the grounds. They put a lot of thought and love into the design of the rooms and grounds. The beds and pillows were very comfortable.. There hospitality was the best.. Thank you for an enjoyable stay..

  • Stayed June 2013
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Fraser, Colorado
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171 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

We weren't sure where we were staying and ended up in Salida. We found a wine festival in the main part of town unexpectedly and live music was pouring into the streets from the bars. A cute little town with a river we decided to stay in Salida for the night. However we called 5 hotels and they were completely booked. The Budget Lodge had one very small room left so we took it happy to have a room for the night. It is located on HWY 50 about a mile from the cute town. It looks old from the outside. The room is very small but the price is only $55 per night. Great price and the room was very clean. You also get a small fridge and stuff to make coffee. The bedding was cute with a mountain theme. The bed was not that comfortable but typical of a budget sort of place. If you are looking for an inexpensive place to stay then stay here - it is very clean and basic for $55 a night. It was fine for 1 night in Salida. For the price - my expectations were met.

Room Tip: Ask for a larger room- It seems like the rooms vary in size.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

We just returned from a two week road trip from the bay area to Santa Fe. we camped and stayed in motels about half and half. Budget Lodge was about as good as it get for fifty five bucks a night.
It was the best place we stayed.
It had:
Telephones
Free local calls
Free Wireless Internet access in all rooms
In-room coffee makers with both regular and decaf coffee
Refrigerator
In room thermostat
Alarm clock
Color flat screen TV with HBO
Irons and ironing boards available on request
Hair Dryer available on request
Roll-away beds available on request
Park in front of your room
In addition there were outlets conveniently place for charging Ipads, Phone et.
Reading lamps on the side tables next to the bed.
There was even a quart of chocolate ice cream in the refrigerator.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank RodgerJacobsen
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Olathe, Kansas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

EXCELENT VALUE, yes the rooms are smaller than modern motels but the room was as nice as any room I ever stayed in and HALF THE PRICE !!! we visited salida for an antique show and spent most of our time enjoying the yard at the motel barbecuing, we had a GREAT TIME

Room Tip: Nicely Remodeled Rooms And Very Clean.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Budget Lodge

Property: Budget Lodge
Address: 1146 E Rainbow Blvd., Salida, CO 81201
Location: United States > Colorado > Salida
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 16 Hotels in Salida
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Budget Hotel Salida

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