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Foot of the Mountain Motel

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

as we were driving to get here we had to drive through the city of Boulder, but the property is litterally at the foot out of the mountains outside the city off Canyon Boulevard. We stayed in the Flagstaff suite and totally enjoyed ourselves everything was there for us home from home. The front desk staff were very friendly and...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Sandrausa1965, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback! So happy that you enjoyed your stay here at Foot of the Mountain. We look forward to having you again! Thanks, Alex G

Galveston, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place! Smells clean, looks clean and the heat works great. You can tell the staff puts a lot of effort into the property. Boulder is crazy expensive and this is the most reasonable place in town. This awesome little mountain getaway reminds me of the motor lodges of my childhood.

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Charles G., Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review. We couldn't agree more, we are the best in Boulder! We are unlike anything being built these days and we plan to stay around much longer. We hope to have you again! Thanks, Alex G.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inexpensive, no frills, very small, clean, warm room. Walking distance (1 mile) to Pearl Street. Definitely very dated decor, pillows were lumpy and although the bathroom was clean, it had certainly seen better days. However, you get what you pay for. I'd go back again

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

jebian, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. As you experienced, our property has some unique features. We have been working on bringing some things into the 21st Century with brand new heaters, wi-fi, tvs and cable television, and upgraded breakfast. But, we are always looking for ways to improve. Thank you again for your comments! Alex...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I absolutely enjoyed our two night stay while on vacation celebrating our anniversary. The cabin had an old rustic feel to it. The room was a perfect size with a cute mini fridge. It was easily accessible in a quiet area not too far from downtown Boulder/Pearl St. They offer a nice little breakfast in the morning....

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Lee-Ann S, Thanks for the review! So glad to hear that you had a nice anniversary with us. We look forward to having you next time! Thanks, Alex G.

Omaha, ne
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed here with another family. We loved everything from the time we checked in until we checked out. The only reason that they didn't get the 5th star is because the other family never had hot water to shower, we let management know and they said they would fix it, this was around 3pm. We left and came back...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

tanyac21, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! So sorry to hear about the water issues. We have recently installed a brand new water heater system on the entire property and were working our some of the kinks around the time of your stay. If you do stay with us again, please let us know about this situation...

Lafayette, Colorado
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Cute little cabins and the heater works well. A great place to stop when there is a blizzard on the mountain home. I was spittle bummed the coffee and continental breakfast wasn't available at 7am, as I stayed around to get a cu before I hit the road. Bring your own lotion too

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

DrBrandy2, Thanks for taking the time to leave this review. Glad that we were able to help while you were stuck in Boulder. Sorry to hear that your room was not stocked with lotion as we do provide that for all guests. Also, our breakfast does typically start at 7am everyday, so I apologize for not being setup. Stop on...

Lafayette, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

FOTM is a very modest, cozy, tourist court style motel. I have stayed there several times and always enjoyed it. The rooms are quite small but smartly laid out. It seems to have had some recent upgrades. Very clean, friendly, and in a great location. There is a modest complimentary breakfast. This is not the place if you want chain...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Spg6611, Thanks for taking the time to leave this review. We like to think of ourselves as a staple in Boulder and very much a unique experience which we are quiet proud to keep in Boulder. As a near 85 year old property, we have to work with what we have and are certainly happy that you enjoyed our spin...

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Visited our daughter and son I law for a turkey delish dinner. Stayed at this warm cozy sweet place near their home. Near the Boulder creek (which we could hear at night- so soothing) the park for walks and hikes up the mountains. Saw a review that they had bugs but there were NONE! Call the place and they will...

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Tahoefancynancy, So glad you had a memorable experience with us! We hope to have you back soon! Thank you for taking the time to leave this review! Alex G

Dallas
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We are big fans of the quirky "roadside motel" and FOTM definitely ranks up there as one of the ones we have enjoyed a bunch. Rustic place on the western edge of Boulder. ~17 rooms ("cabins"). We had a Cozy Up room, which was definitely cozy, but clean, comfortable, and quite affordable. Bed was great, shower was strong & hot,...

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SebastianDallas, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to having you again! Thanks, Alex G

Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Tucked in at the end of Arapahoe, this motel was a delightful little surprise. Rooms are in a row of small cabins, wood-paneled inside and out, adorably rustic and simple. Staff were friendly & helpful, knew the area well, & gave great advice about places to eat or things to do. Location is in an older traditional residential neighborhood, on...

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cgmaxwell, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review! We love our little corner of Boulder and are happy that you enjoyed your time here! Thanks again!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming property, carefully preserved since the 1930's, and tucked at the base of Flagstaff Mountain, the Foot of the Mountain Motel represents the best of Boulder - personality, friendly service and fabulous views. This unexpected gem allows you to live like a local and enjoy city amenities as well as access to nature just steps from your door. As a guest at the Foot of the Mountain, you're biggest decision will be whether to walk the few blocks to Pearl Street or to cross the bridge over Boulder Creek for world-class hiking. At the Foot of the Mountain Motel...Let time stop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foot of the Mountain Motel

Address: 200 W Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Region: United States > Colorado > Boulder
Price Range: £80 - £133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Foot of the Mountain Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“if you stay in the Flagstaff suite / cabin you do share the patio and hot tub with cabin next door”
 of 5 bubbles Sandrausa1965, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Views from the rooms are not worth bothering about...Get outside and into the park or the mountains!”
 of 5 bubbles SebastianDallas, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“May want to evaluate cleanliness before settling in.”
 of 5 bubbles lovintheUP, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 17 which was great for us! I'm sure you can't go wrong though.”
 of 5 bubbles Rebecca-LynnB, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Everything is portions of a large cabin. Not much difference.”
 of 5 bubbles SLCal, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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