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“Great rooms, bad location”

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The North Face Lodge
Frederick, Colorado
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“Great rooms, bad location”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

This motel, which was recently renovated by new owners, has Colorado-themed rooms that are superbly decorated with great beds and high-end finishes. Bathroom was among best we have ever had in a motel. However, the motel is on a steep driveway at the very north end of town, so way "out of the action" area and removed from downtown, restaurants, etc. Some views, but not the best the town has to offer. Construction underway was a bit disrupting, but not too bad and looked to be nearly complete. Worst thing about our room - called "Ute Trail" - was the room's layout where it was hard to see the TV from the couch, so we had to re-arrange some furniture. Also, if you're like me and like to watch TV in bed, this room is NOT the one to get. The end of the bed is so high, you can't see through it to the TV.

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Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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NFLodge, Owner at The North Face Lodge, responded to this review, 11 October 2013
Thank you for your review and we have placed the flat screen television higher on the wall so it can now be viewed easily from the bed. We have remodeled, updated and redecorated our 15 rooms and feel that much has been accomplished in two short summer seasons. Our guest's comments are valued and we have responded by placing recommendations on our "action" list. We hope that you will visit us again for more great hiking and perhaps try another room with an entirely different thematic decor reflecting the essence of Lake City.
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Property: The North Face Lodge
Address: 1223 N. Hwy. 149, Lake City, CO 81235
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Region: United States > Colorado > Lake City
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 21 Speciality Lodging in Lake City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Offering fifteen updated rooms creatively designed to reflect the activities in and around the historic town of Lake City. King, queen and twin beds, some kitchenettes fully equipped, flat screen tv's, free WiFi. Great deck to relax and enjoy river and mountain views with fire tables and deck heaters. Room themes such as Black Bear, Aspen, Ute Trail, Gold Mine, Cowhands, Anglers, Fourteeners, Columbine, Antlers, etc. ... more   less 

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