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Retro Inn at Mesa Verde
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Cortez
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We stopped in Cortez on a road trip for a one-night stay and were pleasantly surprised by the Retro Inn. We had been driving around town for a reasonably priced room, noticing that the standard hotel chains were very pricey in the area (understandably since Mesa Verde is so close). We snagged the last room at the Retro Inn and had a wonderful overnight stay. The rooms were spotlessly clean, no odors, and even had Keurig coffeemakers. We had been traveling for quite some time at that point in our trip and this little hotel was by far the cleanest and most pleasant. It was very quiet and the walls and doors were insulated enough to keep out the nearby traffic noise. The rooms were also very big and the beds comfortable.

The front desk staff was very helpful and recommended a restaurant across the street where we had amazing burgers. The Retro Inn is lacking in the breakfast department, offering items like cereal and pre-packaged muffins, but it is a value motel and we weren't expecting anything elaborate. My only other complaint was that the WiFi was a little spotty.

I would recommend the Retro Inn for road trippers traveling through Cortez for the night or for people visiting Mesa Verde.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2014

Sam R!! Thanks for the Great review!! So happy you enjoyed Koko's Friendly Pub and Grill!! Our Wifi can be a bit spotty and I am working on upgrading it as I type this, what we need are just a few more access points which we are contracting for right now. I am also working on upgrading the breakfast, you will see some of those changes if you came back right now and more are on the way, including a crazy Jam bar, with Pineapple habanero jam and some other "out of the box" flavors as well as a few favorites like Apple Butter and Orange Marmalade! We would love to see you back this way!!

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

This motel is a great value. The beds are very comfortable and the rooms are spacious. Super close to Mesa Verde. We also got a free drink coupon for Koko's restaurant across the street where the food was outstanding!

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Justin V, General Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2014

Hannahlou303! Thank for the Great Review! Koko's Friendly Pub and Grill is a Great place to eat! Tell all of your friends and please come back soon!!

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Reviewed 19 March 2014

Are you looking for a good place to stay when visiting Mesa Verde? This motel is in a great location. It was really clean and the wifi room connection was good. Our room was located far enough from the street we did not get any street noise. The breakfast wasn't anything special but ok. The surrounding area is full of places where to eat without spending too much.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Justin V, Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

It’s Official! We are now Open for Business!!! Come by on your way into town and check out a room! RETRO INN at MESA VERDE has Clean, New, Comfortable, Quiet rooms at a GREAT price! New Pics Coming Daily!! Fully remodeled property at a budget accommodation price! Don't pay double for what you can get for less here!

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Reviewed 6 October 2013

Was routed to this motor lodge when all else was full. Old time motor inn but clean and since only needed for sleeping after a long day at Mesa Verde full filled that need. Did not care that it was old and not upscale, Don't travel to stay in a motel room but did have wifi and plenty of toiletries also all the staff were very courteous and accommodating. So if you want fancy and lounging around in a hotel room then don't stay here.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Justin V, Manager at Retro Inn at Mesa Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

New Owners!! New Managers!! But thats not what is important.. Whats imortanat is the Rooms have been COMPLETELY remodeled. New Furniture! New TV's! (old retro phones!!) New Carpet!!! with a budget Motel price, now that IS Crazy!!

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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Address: 2040 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3042 (Formerly American Garden Inn)
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Region: United States > Colorado > Cortez
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Cortez
Price Range: £60 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Retro Inn at Mesa Verde 2*
Number of rooms: 39
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Completely Remodeled - RETRO themed Motel! Comfortable, New, Clean, Friendly, Convenient, Economical and Quiet! ... more   less 
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