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“Puts the "Ain't" in "Quaint"”

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Canyonlands Motor Inn
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Monticello
Little Rock, Arkansas
2 reviews
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“Puts the "Ain't" in "Quaint"”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Old and musty, charmless and drab. Overpriced. Wifi did not work, and there are no phones in the room. AT&T doesn't cover the area, which isn't the motel's fault, obviously, but that wouldn't have been a problem if phones or wifi -BASIC amenities- had been provided. I'd rather sleep in my car.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Uintah, Utah
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Stayed here based on previous reviews, which were not exactly accurate. Our room had a horrible musty smell. The mattress was old and saggy, they might as well have not put pillows on the bed, as there was nothing to them. The room was in dire need of an upgrade. It had a fridge and microwave which were not needed, but no coffee pot. The lobby wasn't open in the morning (6:30 am) to check out. Overall, it was the worst hotel stay in our eleven nights on our trip across the country.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Winnipeg, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

Not the best place I have ever stayed but MOAB hotels way overpriced. The room at Canyonland Motor Inn was clean except for the sink which the housekeeper forgot to wipe down after spraying with a cleaner so..I wiped it down. The bed was comfortable as were the pillows and sheets clean and fresh. The ice machine did not work and was empty, in the morning there was no hot water so we were glad to have taken a hot shower upon our arrival from Arches National Monument. For the price...we got what we paid for.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
1 review
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

Unlike the chain motels, the owners are very personable and conscientious. The room was clean, comfortable and reasonable priced. My wife and I have stayed here on five different occasions as it is about half way between where we live in Arizona and Salt Lake City where our son has recently moved to.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Guerneville, California
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

Nice room, large for the price, very comfortable, very well maintained, really friendly and helpful owner. What's not to like? Monticello is one of the nicest towns in eastern Utah, and this was certainly a nice hotel.

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

This is a place to recommend, very quiet ,very central, very clean and refurbished. Cosy. The pricing is very reasonable, you will have an excellent value for money perhasps the best in the whole town; we were arrived by night and we tried four of the hotels before to settle for that one.
But the main thing is the exceptional kindness of the staff. Our youngest boy did forget his teddy bear(well it was a teddy rabbit to be very precise) in the bedroom and the staff managed to send it back to our location on the eastern coast, without even accepting a reward. You can trust them! As a european diplomat, I am quite used to travel and was fully satisfied.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

We were travelling between Arches National Park and Monument Valley and needed somewhere to stay halfway to break up our drive. Staff were helpful and very friendly. Motel is clean and adequately equipped (fridge, microwave, onsite laundry). The wifi is very slow, and the dining options in Monticello are very limited (if coming from Arches, I'd recommend stopping in Moab to grab a bite as there are many more options there). The cheapest rooms and the only rooms with one queen bed face the highway, so there was a fair bit of truck noise at night. Also if you arrive late at night, watch out for deer!

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Canyonlands Motor Inn

Property: Canyonlands Motor Inn
Address: 197 S Main St, Monticello, UT 84535-8001
Region: United States > Utah > Monticello
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Monticello
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Canyonlands Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Canyonlands Motor Inn located in the heart of Utah's most coveted National Parks - Canyonlands, Arches and even Moab! A fully modern motel at 7,060 feet elevation near the foothills of scenic Blue Mountains. We are the nearest hotel to the gateway to Canyonlands National Park. We offer clean, comfortable rooms, an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and a central location that allows you to walk to restaurants and shops. ... more   less 
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