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Foot of the Mountain Motel

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Atlanta
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This hotel is conveniently located at the end of Canyon Ave. fairly close to downtown Boulder and the University of Colorado. There is a lovely riverside park just a few steps away on Boulder Creek as it flows out of Boulder Canyon that is frequented by sunbathers, floaters, picnickers, etc. The rooms are rustic and very small but they have...

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

I loved my experience at the Foot of the Mountain Motel. It was walking distance from downtown Boulder and had a very friendly staff. It felt homey and families were always sitting outside in the nice patio area during the daytime. I felt like my car and belongings were safe and would definitely stay/recommend it in the future!

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Durango, Mexico
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Love, love, love this place. We had to find a place that would take pets, and this was available. We had never stayed here before and were delighted by the rustic appearance at the foothills of the mountains. It was near the beautiful Boulder Creek and had lovely flower boxes outside of each room. The room was very clean and...

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Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 5 July 2015

My husband and I love this place. Bridgette, Enrique and the staff bent over backwards to make our stay a vacation to remember:-) Bridgette and Enrique are very knowledgable about giving restaurant suggestions and travel & tour tips to help the out-of-towner feel like a born & bred Coloradian. The drive from the motel to Nederland along Boulder Pass is...

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Colleyville, Texas
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Across the street from the running Boulder creek is a cute motel.This motel does not have A/C units,the rooms are small,and the bathrooms are have no room.It is a rustic old motel and it is right across the street from the walking trails and running water for water sports.The management is a mom and daughter team very helpful.And did I...

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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

This is a very different place to stay as it looks very rustic from the photographs. However it has obviously been revamped recently as the cabin interior was very clean and fresh and all the bed linen and towels were all like new. It is a 15 minute walk (along a lovely path) right into the centre of Pearl Street....

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Looked around for places to stay for family of four in boulder--for this price, the location absolutely can't be beat. As other reviewers have already commented--it's not the four seasons but it's about what we expected. It's a 1-diamond aaa rated hotel. We would stay here again if in Boulder. I bet especially nice in fall and spring when a/c...

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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

First of all, don't come in summer the rooms are SCORCHING hot and have NO AC...second of all, they claim to be pet friendly but when my family and I brought our hypoallergenic registered emotional support dog we were harassed because we were told that we would not be able to have him in or around the suite which we...

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Bridgette L, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

This is really unfortunate to hear. When booking rooms, guests are asked if they are bringing their pet. We ask because we have two suites that do not allow for pets at any given time for any reason. We cannot put a guests desires ahead of a health/pet policy. Our pet policy is clearly written on our website and also...

Navarre, Florida, United States
Reviewed 31 May 2015

These cabins are very charming inside & out! The room had a retro fridge which was helpful & unexpected. The water pressure was awesome and the room was very clean. We just showed up & the man who helped us was great. The only room left was a queen, but it felt smaller. That was the only downside The continental...

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Ferndale, Michigan
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Absolutely loved this little motel! The location is excellent - at the foot of a mountain, across the street from a river and a park... and a quick jaunt to shopping and restaurants in Boulder. There's also a nice picnic area behind the motel. Complimentary continental breakfast everyday, plus a Keurig machine in the office - available from 7:00 am...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming property, carefully preserved since the 1930's, and tucked at the base of Flagstaff Mountain, the Foot of the Mountain Motel represents the best of Boulder - personality, friendly service and fabulous views. This unexpected gem allows you to live like a local and enjoy city amenities as well as access to nature just steps from your door. As a guest at the Foot of the Mountain, you're biggest decision will be whether to walk the few blocks to Pearl Street or to cross the bridge over Boulder Creek for world-class hiking. At the Foot of the Mountain Motel...Let time stop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foot of the Mountain Motel

Address: 200 W Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Region: United States > Colorado > Boulder
Price Range: $133 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Foot of the Mountain Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“if you stay in the Flagstaff suite / cabin you do share the patio and hot tub with cabin next door”
 of 5 bubbles Sandrausa1965, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Views from the rooms are not worth bothering about...Get outside and into the park or the mountains!”
 of 5 bubbles SebastianDallas, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“May want to evaluate cleanliness before settling in.”
 of 5 bubbles lovintheUP, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 17 which was great for us! I'm sure you can't go wrong though.”
 of 5 bubbles Rebecca-LynnB, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Everything is portions of a large cabin. Not much difference.”
 of 5 bubbles SLCal, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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