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Branding Iron Motel

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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“the high country”(11 reviews)
“rooms booked”(3 reviews)
“room was clean”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe high countryrooms bookedroom was cleanwould stay here againin townthe cumbres toltec trainstayed for nightsolder placepleasant stayeasy accessfriendly ownerstrain depotnothing fancysanta fetrain tripbedsoffice
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Branding Iron is one of the best motels in the region....very clean, updated and comfortable. Easy access to Chama businesses. Very friendly and knowledgable staff! A 15% discount is given if purchased train ticket.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We stayed here 2 nights during our Cumbres & Toltec train trip. The room was very clean, the beds comfortable, and the size of the room was larger than your average American motel room. Nothing fancy, but very comfortable. If I find myself in Chama...More

Thank Jorden N
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The office staff were very friendly and helpful. The motel was very near the RR station. The beds were among the best that we have stayed in in motels. A wonderful place to stay for a couple of days...

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I thought this motel was a bit pricey for what you got. Modest,but clean. No hair dryer. Found out later you need to go to office to get one. The room smelled like someone had been smoking and it is a nonsmoking room.

Thank SVannoy
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Like many we stayed here to ride the Cumbres & Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad. The motel probably dates back to the 70's, they still used physical keys to enter the rooms. That was kind of nostalgic and fun. We would stay there again given the...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$84 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$84 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (13)
Room & Suite (5)
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Bathroom (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
The ground floor rooms looked wheelchair accessible. I was a wheelchair coming out of one of the rooms.
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"I recommend the first floor as there are no elevators."
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"Not sure if there is better rooms other than get second floor so you don't have to listen to heavy footed..."
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"If you don't mind stairs, you might consider a room on the second floor to avoid noise from people..."
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"On the main road, less than a mile to the train depot or to a nice restaurant/bar in town. High Country"
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