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Mountain Goat Lodge
Ranked #1 of 6 Salida B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 30 September 2012

We simply cannot add to the superlatives that others have posted. From the moment of your arrival, Gina and D'Arcy make it clear you are their favorite guests, and Antoinette fortifies you with sumptuous breakfasts. The goats and chickens (and the resident dogs) are both welcoming and fun to be with. There is no other place like it!

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Reviewed 24 September 2012

The breakfasts were outstanding, the innkeeper and staff were friendly and helpful. Enjoyed seeing the goats milked, and eating the products made from that milk. Convenient to lots if outdoor activities--great area to enjoy the fall leaves.

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Reviewed 24 September 2012

Just one night could we stay in this gorgeous house with it's warmhearted hosts during our colorado vacation. We both wished it would be more time for that great experience. The room we had was pretty furnished, 100% clean and had a great view on the mountains and of course on the goats.
I loved it to be with them; they are so friendly and they deeply moved my heart; Obama the lama, with his warm big eyes, whom I was thankfully allowed to feed, also will be unforgotten. The dogs, especially little crazy Suki are adorabel too.
Breakfast was excellent; the goat-milk-latte, the goat cream-cheese, eggs from very, very happy chickens: YUMMY!!
The bottom line is: if you love humans, if you love animals, if you want to stay cozy and clean and if you prefer fresh, healthy and really good food you had to choose the Mountain Goat Lodge!
If we would ever again visiting colorado, we would stay there for a view nights; that's for sure!
Thank you Gina and D'arcy!

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Reviewed 24 September 2012

Words cannot describe the enjoyment we experienced at the Mountain Goat Lodge. The staff is top notch - bar none! D'Arcy makes the best Espresso, Antoinette makes breakfast that are both delicious and nutritious and Gina is hands down the best hostess and business operator in the B&B world (from making goats milk Greek yogurt just before breakfast to sharing everything she knows and has experienced with the ease of a famous motivational speaker!).

This dog heaven of a place is so clean you wouldn't know that a canine had ever spent the night but we met 10 awesome dogs with superb personalities during our way too short 2-day visit.

The Mountain Goat Lodge is the place to stay when exploring Southwest Colorado or in route to destinations West.

Gina and Antoinette - you have both found your calling and are exactly where you were meant to be!

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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 September 2012

We enjoyed our stay at Mountain Goat Lodge perhaps more than any other hotel or bed/breakfast experience. We had a wonderful room. The breakfast featured goat cheese made on site, apple dumplings that surpassed sublime, and delicious Huevos rancheros. In addition, MGL has an espresso machine, and they know how to use it. My mocha kicked. Mountain Goat Lodge has 16 goats, three dogs of varying sizes, and a skittery cat, which I missed seeing. The owner loves animals, and for us, we could not have imagined a more relaxing, calm experience. The only aspect I'd change is that I'd stay longer. And we will. Next time.

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Reviewed 4 September 2012

Our family of four stayed at the Mountain Goat Lodge for 3 nights and had a wonderful, relaxing time. Our two children (7 and 10) loved playing with the friendly goats and even got to milk them! While not enjoying the great outdoor amenities of the surrounding area, we loved soaking in the hot tub before breakfast while sipping a latté, going over the day's adventures with friends in the cozy "great room", playing air hockey and reading in the upstairs game room, and chatting with other guests at breakfast.

The rooms are very comfortable and clean, the breakfasts are gourmet and Gina, D'Arcy and Antoinette are all great hosts. We really felt like part of the family during our stay, which is exactly how a great B&B should make you feel, so kudos to everyone at the Mountain Goat Lodge!

We will certainly be back soon.

Ian

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Reviewed 4 September 2012

Gina was so welcoming to our large group of adults, kids and a dog! We were so relaxed in that beautiful atmosphere because she and Antoinette do their best to make us feel at home. I think my dog felt like he was on vacation as well! So fun to milk the goats and play with them and learn a little about farm life. We also enjoyed their amazing breakfasts and felt comfortable hanging out, talking, sitting in the hot tub, playing games and going for moonlit hikes! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! We can't wait to go back! We miss Gina and her Goats already!

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Additional Information about Mountain Goat Lodge

Address: 9582 US Highway 285, Salida, CO 81201-9555
Region: United States > Colorado > Salida
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Salida
Price Range: £99 - £146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mountain Goat Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mountain Goat Lodge is a log cabin style lodge on 19 mountain-viewed acres. We're conveniently located just 8 miles west of Salida, 20 miles east of Monarch Ski Resort. All rooms have private baths, balconies, mountain views, mini-fridge, HDTV, HBO and DVD players. Free WI-FI, 24 hr available outdoor Hot Tub, full country breakfast served 8am-10am, free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate 24 hours a day. Suites have king beds, other rooms have king or queen beds. Special diets are accommodated. Pets have access to 1/2 acre off leash area, 50X30 outdoor kennel, treats and dog bed with 20.00 Pet fee. Hobby goat dairy on site allows access to milking demonstrations, cheese making classes, goat and chicken raising classes. ... more   less 
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