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Rio Cucharas Inn

77 Taylor Blvd, County Road 504, Walsenburg, CO 81089
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  • Lathrop State Park
    2.2 km
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
Reviewed 18 January 2013
Love this place!!!
Motel is old and very AMAZING:-) Guys at front desk very kind... more
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 11 February 2013

after staying, i can tell that every negative review is true because i witnessed or experienced the same and more. desk guy wears no shirt and has pink painted finger nails,,wow! i travel a lot and have stayed in some pretty poor hotels but this is the first time i have felt obligated to warn other travelers with a negative...

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11Thank neveragain81089
Price, Utah
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Motel is old and very AMAZING:-) Guys at front desk very kind and helpful! This place is rustic and Perfect. If your wanting the hilton don't stay if your wanting relaxation and awesome staff and to be comfortable THIS IS THE PLACE!!! They are updating all the rooms, it just takes time and money people. The scary dogs I see...

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2Thank jacie H
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2012

After a fun but exhausting day at the Great Sand Dunes Park, on Oct 5 I was driving to Walsenburg to find a hotel. This one is a bit out of town so at first I passed it by thinking I'd get something in town, but either many were full or looked seedy. So I drove back and checked in...

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1Thank cdnmint
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Yes the hotel is in need of some updating, but the customer service was excellent (something that is very rare). The lobby is very cozy & in the dead of winter I wouldn't want to be anywhere else. The dogs do roam free and are very friendly unless you're not a dog lover. Would reccommend this place!!

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2Thank WGSligh
Wichita, KS
Reviewed 3 September 2012

We stayed here one night. We should have read the reviews before stopping. It looks OK from the road, but the room we got was awful. Very worn out carpet, dirty bathroom that included a HUGE spider walking around, really worn out beds with linens that didn't look very clean. The internet was SLOW when you could finally get a...

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8Thank bdb5853
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We found the Rio Cucharas badly in need of updating. The furniture was aged, the walkways were crawling with ants, the pool area was cluttered with junk (some of which may have once been fitness equipment), the carpets were worn out. The pool itself was large and fine. The people working in the office were reasonably helpful, but the whole...

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6Thank NedGladstone
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 21 August 2012

My family and I boat at the lake down the road from the hotel. We normally stay at the Best Western in town (which is awesome) but they were booked the night we needed. When we got to the hotel there were dogs running around and following us into our room. I had my grandaughter at the pool throwing a...

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7Thank Estygirl
Shawnee, Kansas
Reviewed 3 July 2012

i was an evacuee from the Waldo canyon wildfire on 6/26/12. left with just my luggage in hand, two very frightened children and luggage n hand. All hotels between Colorado Springs and Canon City were booked. AAA finally found the Rio Cucharas Inn. I drove an hour and a half to get there, and never was anything so welcome. Raymond...

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1Thank Brenda G
Taylors Falls, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Well I have to say it was a welcome site to find the Rio Cucharas. And an awesome mornng view with my coffee : ) The owner was more than helpful with any thing that I needed. I loved his "pups" but I am a big dog lover anyways. The rooms are done in a bit of old spanish style...which...

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2Thank Rebecca L
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 5 April 2012

We stayed here with our two children on the way to Great Sand Dunes National Park, along with 3 other families. It is directly on the highway to the park, but don't worry about the road noise. Instead, you'll have to contend with an extremely smoky lobby, large and enthusiastic dogs free in the lobby "welcoming" you, a staff that...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Spanish style hotel built out of adobe at the foot of the Spanish Peaks!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Cucharas Inn

Address: 77 Taylor Blvd, County Road 504, Walsenburg, CO 81089
Region: United States > Colorado > Walsenburg
Price Range: $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Rio Cucharas Hotel Walsenburg
Hampton Inn Walsenburg
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“Don't choose any room... just find another hotel. Better to sleep in your car than in this place.”
 of 5 bubbles 894wardw, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the rooms first, then decide what room you prefer.”
 of 5 bubbles Musical_13, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Second floor was nice and had a great view of the peaks”
 of 5 bubbles R178AEericp, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Scary. Very different from what these reviews say... Are the reviews real? Would never ever stay here. Sorry, but was creepy for several reasons...”
 of 5 bubbles 305Carmen, 15 Jul 2014 | Read review
“A/C didn't always work, and froze up. We were on the upper floor and enjoyed the view. Just ask to see the rooms first, before you decide which one you want.”
 of 5 bubbles Musical_13, 11 Jul 2013 | Read review
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