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Nestled in the Rio Chama valley at the Southern tip of the spectacular Rocky Mountain Range, the Branding Iron Motel welcomes you from May to October and offers the comforts of home delivered with exceptional Southwestern hospitality. From our unrivaled location, hear the engineer’s...
This is a traditional motor hotel.
Rooms are adequate, nothing special.
What was particularly unique about this hotel was the helpfulness and willingness to provide information.
Rooms have coffee pots.
2 floors. All rooms open to exterior walkway.
Stayed here after a ride on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Train rather than drive back to Santa Fe. Had a queen size bed on the second floor. Bed was extremely comfortable and room was large and impeccably clean. A little nostalgic too as they...More
Thank Richard B
Response from Jeff S, Manager at Branding Iron MotelResponded June 14, 2018
We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you again!
First, this room is overpriced. It is more like a $60 room. Very dated. No shampoo or hair dryer. Toliet so low to the ground I felt like I was squatting over a hole back in Africa. Check in took over a half an hour....More
Response from Jeff S, Manager at Branding Iron MotelResponded June 12, 2018
We were sorry to hear that you were so disappointed in your recent stay with us. The motel is undergoing renovations this summer... we have just installed new beds and carpeting in several rooms and new window treatments are going into all 39 guest rooms...More
Surrounded by beautiful table top mountains Branding Iron Motel offered us a chance to relax in the quiet town of Chama. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom clean and nice with a nice hot shower perfect after a day outdoors.
The motel should be...More
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.