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Parkview Inn Motel
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Canon City
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Reviewed 16 December 2012

We always look for small family owned motels on roadtrips. We like the old exterior door, backup and unload, classic motels. The Parkview is a great example of how this strategy really pays off. The owners are great people and care about their guests and their property. They shared their personal history and the Parkview history with us, which really added a nice touch to our stay.

As far as the rooms go, it is simple, very clean and very well maintained. I could on and on but the bottom line is that you will not be disapointed. Highly recommend this motel.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

Everything Shawnee Kansas says is right. We stayed for one night while visiting the gorge. The rooms have had a recent renovation. Everything looks new. The rooms are average sized with fridge and microwave. That's a first for us in our US travels. Antlers Hilton didn't have micro or fridge!

Coming from Australia we are used to a high standard in motels and US has plenty of seedy third world motels. We always do our research before staying. High ranking on TA does pay off and the owner knows this as the rating is displayed on the office door. I suggest that the owner starts to respond to all the reviews. That is just as important as getting them. Also, start promoting to get more reviews before competition catch up.

The motel is right on the highway. Double glazing keeps all the noise out and we slept soundly. This was the first motel/hotel where we didn't sweat or have to run a noisy AC all night. So many hotels run their buildings at high temperatures. This one was nice and cool with an option to use the heater.

Although amenities are minimal, we found the motel well deserved of the good reviews preceding ours. Our room had a writing desk too.
As regular travellers I would put this motel as better than most. Very clean, quiet, all the TV channels you need. I would imagine that one day the old CRT TVs will be replaced with LCDs, but again most of the big hotels we stayed at so far have old tube TVs.

Great value for money. Looking at other reviews around town, it appears there are plenty of places you can be shocked and disgusted. This place didn't look much from outside so we kept driving around looking for best motels. The reviews forced us back and it was a good decision.

Stayed: October 2012, travelled on business
3  Thank ACEPMQ
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Reviewed 16 October 2012

We spent one night at this motel. The owners were friendly. The room was exceptionally clean and maintained. It was located right on the main street through town, which did quiet down during the night. The room was small and quaint, but had everything(even a hair dryer). We walked to the historic downtown district and had a wonderful breakfast at "Good Thyme Cafe", before we checked out. Beautiful view and was on the edge of town on our way to Royal Gorge.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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3  Thank ShawneeKansasCity
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Reviewed 17 September 2012

Always looking for locally owned establishments, we recently stayed at the Parkview Inn in Canon City. Based on the reviews we read we didn't think we would have a problem, but the actual experience exceeded our expectations. The room was clean, the owners are great, the location is great - close to the historic district with a very nice park across an admittedly busy street, the price is great, and when you are staying for six nights to have plenty of time to explore the area, the on-site laundry is a blessing. We will definitely be repeat customers.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

Without a doubt, this is the best affordable hotel not only in town but in the whole area! We do work for the Penitentiary System so we often have to stay in Canon City for weeks at a time, and although we get a very convenient reduce rate at other hotels in town, I would not trade the Parkview for any of these other places after having checked all of them. Some of the reasons are the personalized service you receive from the owners, the location of the hotel across the street from some amazing parks and around the corner from downtown and good restaurants, the cleanliness of their renovated rooms, the size of the bathrooms and the quietness at night! Great place to rest. thank you Irmina, You are the heart and soul of the Parkview!

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  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled on business
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2  Thank MarcelaLopez
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Reviewed 27 August 2012 via mobile

Older hotel but really nice. Rooms are smaller, but really clean. Good food within walking distance, both for dinner & breakfast. On the main drag, so there is some road noise, but quiets down at night. No complaints!

  • Stayed: August 2012
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

Very clean and updated rooms. Close to activities. Pleasant staff . Reasonable rates. Privately owned. Well worth the consideration. Would stay here again! It looks simple from the outside, however the rooms are fantastic, comfortable beds!

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Additional Information about Parkview Inn Motel

Address: 231 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-6701
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Region: United States > Colorado > Canon City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
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Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Canon City
Price Range: £50 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Parkview Inn Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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