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Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This motel is a very old motel. It was clean and quiet but I would not return. It needs a huge remodel for me to return. I would stay at another motel if I had to return to Monte Vista. The owners were very nice and helpful.

Thank Keegansmom02
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My wife and I stayed in this motel in October 2016 while on vacation with extended family. When booking the motel, we were sold on the "lodge" charm. Each room is devoted to a particular animal: in our case: horses. The room was charmingly decorated with "horse" throws, curtains, bedspreads, bathroom wall coverings, and wood framing (aka: "Stable" vibe). In...

Thank hypshark
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stayed here for one quick night going from Denver to Durango with my wife. Being September, there appeared to be all out of state trucks in the lot with Remington and Winchester bumper stickers. The room had a number of flies congregating on the counter (kitchenette, to our surprise), and what looked to be dog hair on the blanket that...

1Thank Dave R
Rome ga
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Cute motel near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Monument. Each room is themed to an animal that is found or hunted nearby. We had the Big horned sheep room. It had a kitchen attached. Owner suggested several nearby restaurants and we went to a good steak/Mexican place. Very good.

Thank Joycebbee
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed in the "white tail deer" room and laughed at how many deer images there were in the room. So, the 'decor by Cabelas' was a bit over done. The room was clean, quite and a good price. What really made the place is the owner, what a great guy to talk to. We talked hiking, bird watching and...

Thank awkman54
Clementon, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

If you like a rustic looking, clean motel than this is the place for you. The guy working the desk was very nice. The room was clean as was the bathroom. There is a small fridge and microwave as well. The only recommendation is more outlets in the room (unfortunately we have alot of electronics that need charging )

Thank moncrief20
McCook, Nebraska
Reviewed 3 August 2016

this was a vacation stay, so we really liked it when we found 2 comfortable chairs in our room. (i believe all motel rooms should have at least 2 chairs in each room. who wants to go to bed to watch t.v?) this room, like all of the other motel rooms we visited on our trip needs a fly swatter!...

Thank grandmahall
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We paid for this room in advance via internet and left shortly after arrival. It didn't feel safe to stay there as two women with small children. And it smelled dank and musty. If you're not concerned with safety or cleanliness then I suppose this would be fine for you.

Thank pleguin
Pueblo, Colorado
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

You will be very content here. This is local business.. No frills. But good clean rooms and a great price.. There a no phones but it is completely comfortable and always clean. They also allow pets..it is located across from a great Dairy Queen and there is a great Chinese Restaurant only a block away.

Thank Michael R
Marietta, Ohio
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The owner is super nice. The rooms are interesting. In addition to our king size bed there was a nice recliner squeezed in the room which came in handy for the evening. The room was very dark and not an easy way to let some light in. There was a nice small kitchen area connected to the room, but you...

Thank Shirley M

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Rio Grande Motel

Address: 25 N Broadway St, Monte Vista, CO 81144-1165
Region: United States > Colorado > Monte Vista
Price Range: ₹ 3,421 - ₹ 4,964 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rio Grande Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Any room as the décor is different in each.”
 of 5 bubbles Morefun2, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“You have a good array of choices. Suites and partial suites. It's actually a place you could safely recommend to your fussy mother-in-law. Older structure with radiator heating that works exceptionally well....also wall unit a/cs...New carpeting. Spotless bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Buck42, 8 Nov 2013 | Read review
“just make reservations ahead of time all the rooms in front are pretty nice”
 of 5 bubbles carl197, 9 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask Tom for details of the rooms - each one is special.”
 of 5 bubbles 650BrianJ, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
“the Lodge is perfect if you have a group of people”
 of 5 bubbles Frog963, 31 Jul 2012 | Read review
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