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Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We took a break on our Colorado Trail hike last week and stayed at the Simple Lodge. What a sweet, humble, friendly place to stay! Ashlyn made us feel very welcome, and the room we rented was comfy and quiet. It was a joy to hang out on the front porch with fellow hikers, after doing our laundry (on site)...

1Thank Insanepeace
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I guess I needed my glasses when I made the reservation. I looked in Salida for inexpensive hotels. We were only passing through, after all. Well, I found the Simple Lodge and "Hotel" - as I thought. Actually it was the Simple Lodge and HoStel. So there we are, two middle aged women. We pull up to the "Hotel" and...

Thank debbyk702
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night. This is a very nice place. Very homey and the host (Mel) was friendly. Bed was comfortable and everything is clean. Kitchen was well stocked with essentials. Bathrooms and showers have plenty hot water. Located in the historic district walking distance to restaurants and bars. Wifi works great.

Thank fckirk
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2015

After staying at quite a few hostels, I was impressed with this one. The room/ bed/ communal; areas are all very homey and clean. The staff is friendly and welcoming. The hostel was quiet ( sometimes this is not the case!), and the bed we slept ( downstairs private room) was VERY comfortable and felt special with a big, wooden...

1Thank GypsyJulie
Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Vibrant Colours, Friendly, helpful staff - Love Salida & Simple Lodging. Stayed for 6 nights - wonderful diverse group of travelers & an exceptional hostel in an artistic amazing community! Spectacular Beauty. Opening the window is the remedy to it being too hot - no problem! Salida is in the banana belt in CO - moderate temps comparatively

1Thank GypsyVisionary
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Stayed here for three nights while getting familiar with Salida and it was perfect for that. Right on the edge of downtown, within walking distance of everything, and easy to get to when driving into and out of town. This was one of the most relaxing hostels I've stayed at (and I've stayed in many in several different countries.) The...

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Well located near downtown conveniences. I walked to the library, grocery store, restaurants. Reasonably clean. Kitchen had all the essentials. Helpful staff who provided info, brought me in from the trail, and sometimes give rides back to the trail. Would stay there again.

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Owners, please do take this feedback in the constructive manner intended. I really, truly hope the owners do something to properly fix this problem. I would love to see this business succeed. We need more budget accommodation like this, especially for Colorado Trail through hikers. I spent 2 nights sleeping in the 8-person bunk room. I was in a top...

2Thank Derek S
San francisco
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Not that I've sated anywhere else in salida, but I wouldn't want to :) great hosts, nice natural relaxed vibe, good location, and right next to S mountain. John and Julia also know most (or are known by!) the locals so if you need any services, they know who to call

Thank Andreacookpls
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 16 June 2014

My son and I stayed in the suite where you get your own bathroom, a full kitchen with everything you need to actually cook, and, greatest of all, a really nice comfortable balcony off the back of the building big enough to accommodate a full-sized round kitchen table. The place was quiet, clean, and right in the middle of this...

Thank FrankOff77

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only lodging located in historic downtown Salida. Walk to everything or use a bike for free. We have bunk beds, private queen rooms, and a private suite with kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Simple Lodge

Address: 224 E 1st St., Salida, CO 81201
Region: United States > Colorado > Salida
Price Range: $66 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Make reservations. It's quite popular.”
 of 5 bubbles Insanepeace, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is a hoStel - not a hotel. "Private room" means you have a door that partially closes. And you are sharing a toilet and shower.”
 of 5 bubbles debbyk702, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“If you can do stairs, I recommend 2nd floor - bunk room or private”
 of 5 bubbles GypsyVisionary, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are out of the common gathering area.”
 of 5 bubbles ericw224, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
“I have no idea about the private rooms. But, the bunk room is awful until they do something about ventilation.”
 of 5 bubbles DerekS550, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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