So, I am looking for a place to stay near Blackhawk and decide to find a reasonably priced room in Idaho Springs. I see the sign and it looks kind of neat, so I stop in. I talk to the owner's wife and ask, politely, if the rooms are clean and neat. She pulls out a newspaper showing that they are #1 with the locals. (Note to self...locals don't need a place to stay.) So, I am tired and say I will take it, after negotiating the price. To her credit, she offered to refund if I didn't like it. Of course, I didn't know I wasn't going to like it, until much later. The room appeared to be ok, although well-worn it was appointed with some nice touches. Later, when I went into the bathroom, I noticed the tile was torn up. Then, when I went to take a shower, the water would BARELY come out, so I opted to wait. A little later (I could hear the shower next door, very plainly, as I could nearly every movement made in the adjacent room) when I heard the shower shut off next door, I tried again and got a manageable stream to shower. I think the mangement would warn you that people in adjacent rooms cannot shower at the same time. Anyway, when I finally rolled into bed, the sheets felt, um, very OLD. And one of the most uncomfortable beds I have ever been in. WARNING! Don't stay at this dump!
- Also Known As:
- Columbine Hotel Idaho Springs