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Waltham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Had planned to stay here based on earlier reviews but it really looked closed when we got there so we booked a nearby B&B to our delight. Nearby Gandy Dancer B&B was a pleasure (Great Breakfast} the only con-Ceiling fans instead of AC.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We had a lovely stay in Chama at The Hotel. We found it here on Tripadvisor. The proprietor, Barbara, is just so incredibly helpful and friendly. The rooms are clean and comfortable and about as far away from motel-modern as you can get. Yes, the rooms are very VERY old fashioned, but the bedding is modern enough for a good...

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Thank LadyJLasVegas
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

The Hotel and Shops is my favorite place to stay during my frequent trips to Chama. Roger and Barbara are very friendly, the rooms are simple but comfortable and clean and the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic railroad is right across the street. Not a 4 star hotel, but more like a home away from home.

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4Thank Greg C
Dallas, Texas, United States
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Boy did I get lucky. I was searching the internet, trying to find a place to stay in Chama and I happened upon The Hotel. Quaint, unique, charming and friendly, it doesn't get any better than this. If you don't like friendly people, and, if you can only handle fancy, froufrou, then this is not the place for you. But...

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3Thank Denisejanick
Riverside, California
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Great family atmosphere! Warm and cozy with lots of individual attention! Great shop inside for train souvenirs and other memorabilia. Great place to stay with the perfect location, right across from the train! Would stay there again and again! Highly recommend!

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2Thank suzansuz4sure
Bunch, Oklahoma
Reviewed 17 November 2013

My wife and I stayed here mainly to ride the train, of course. We enjoyed the coziness, quaintness and the helpfulness of the staff. It was nice to be able to open the windows and enjoy the cool mountain air (July), listen to the evening rain on the balcony, and relax in a place that had much less of the...

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1Thank Darrel-Carol
Warrensburg, Missouri
Reviewed 23 October 2013

What do you say about a place that has problems, yet you really like it and would return to it? It has such a great "feel" to it - the proprietor gives you that "just folks" sense. O.K., it's an old hotel, with oak floors, wood paneling, older plumbing fixtures (green pedestal sink), ungrounded 2-prong electrical outlets. Rooms are small,...

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1Thank Old_Drum
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I'm expressing my frustration on this review which was uncalled for. I had made a reservation and was gonna arrive late, I was instructed that a note would be on the window stating which room I'd be in and with the keys in there too. I was to ride the train with my date the next day, but to my...

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1Thank Azariusjoe
Foco
Reviewed 4 September 2013

If you stay at the Hotel and Shops long enough, or frequently enough, you become part of the family. The owners go out of their way to make sure that your stay is clean, affordable, and above all, happens in a friendly environment. Travelers should keep in mind that the Hotel and Shops is a historic building. So you won't...

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2Thank futurecm21
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 July 2013

this was my first trip to chama, to ride the train, and won't be my last. I spent two nights at THE HOTEL[sometimes referred to as the old railroad hotel] and really enjoyed it. if you want to enjoy a hotel from the '30s this is it. except for the gift shop, the entire place is like a museum. that...

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Address: 501 S. Terrace, Chama, NM 87520
Region: United States > New Mexico > Chama
Price Range: $64 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“all the rooms are great! There is no pool so it is not possible to rate it but couldn't see marking terrible on it! There is a great restaurant across the street!”
 of 5 bubbles suzansuz4sure, 8 May 2014 | Read review
“One suggestion - If you have lots of stuff, spend $10 more and get the 2-room "suite." the second room is ideal for holding your suitcases and has a small desk for laptpop use.”
 of 5 bubbles Old_Drum, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on the east/north side have windows that let in more air at night. This is a plus since there is no air conditioning because it is a historic building.”
 of 5 bubbles futurecm21, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
“if you want to have a partial view of the rail yard, ask for a street side room. all rooms are on the second floor, and are non-smoking.”
 of 5 bubbles llittle, 12 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Get a room on the north side so you can see the railroad yard.”
 of 5 bubbles JasonR93, 29 May 2013 | Read review
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