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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Good value and nice accommodations.The hotel staff is very helpful with local info. Stayed 2 nights and enjoyed our stay. Situated within half mile of the train depot. It is good for a base to ride the train and take in Chama.

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Branding Iron Motel. We're glad you enjoyed our motel and Chama and hope to see you for a return visit.

Mission
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The person at thee front desk was courteous and helpful. The places that she suggested to eat were very good. My wife and I like the room very much, it was clean and decorated in pleasant manner.There was no breakfast, which in our case we went to Foster's as she suggested. Foster's was built in 1881. We were glad to...

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you took the time to write a review. We do live in a beautiful area and we look forward to hosting you again if you return to Chama.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 13 July 2015

As a former bell person and concierge for a hotel I have a deep appreciation for great hospitality. The room was nice, and very clean. The folks in the front office were spot on with all of their recommendations for food and leisure especially turning us loose on a beautiful walk about a mile away from the hotel. They close...

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. We really appreciate your kind words, as we strive to make every guests' experience a good one ! I know you enjoyed your visit in the area and we look forward to seeing you again if you find yourselves back in Chama.

Childersburg, Alabama
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Good sized room, could use new pillows. No breakfast served. Resturant in parking lot was closed. Clean but the room had a strange musty smell when we first arrived- it had rained that day and the window was open. Easy access to the rest of the town. I would stay again. Felt very safe. Good shower.

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Branding Iron Motel. We hope that if you return to Chama we can host you again !

Estero, Florida
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Less than a mile from C&T, this is an older, 60's style motel. Friendly staff, reasonably price. The free wi-fi works great. Note that there is very limited cell service ( we have Verizon ) In the area. There are a couple of places for breakfast and dinner in the area ... But definitely NOT fine dining.

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Branding Iron Motel. We're so happy you enjoyed our motel and all that Chama has to offer. We look forward to seeing you again if you make another trip our way.

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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Wonderful cheerful helpful staff. Comfortable beds, clean room nicely decorated. Free WiFi good signal. One horse town on our way across country. Good place for a great night sleep. Excellent restaurant down the street great food all American.

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Branding Iron Motel. We are so happy you enjoyed our motel while you explored our beautiful area. We look forward to hosting you again if you are back in Chama.

Pueblo West
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The couple running this hotel went over and beyond anything they needed to do to assist us during our stay. They helped with every question we had and even called to make sure that everything was Ok. The room was larger than the photos made it look and as clean as a whistle! I definitely would rate this 5+ stars...

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Richard N, Manager at Branding Iron Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Branding Iron Motel in Chama. We really appreciate your kind words. It was a pleasure having you here and hope if you return we will see you again.

Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

My family was here on a 3 day stay. As soon as we walked in to the lobby to check in we were greeted by the front desk lady. Check in as well as checkout was quick and easy. We received no trouble and everything was ready when we arrived. The room had a nice smell to it, not the...

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Laurel Springs, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 November 2014

This town is rustic and all the hotels are basic. This motel was adequate, not bad, no problems, but not luxurious either. Just a bed and bath to sleep in after the Cumbres Toltec train. Ask for a 1st floor room, no elevator. They do have a few King beds too. Compared to the other hotels in Chama, this looked...

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MILNTHORPE
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We recently spent two nights at the Branding Iron Motel taking in a trip on the steam train from Chama. We found the room comfortable and clean. The owners were very friendly. We could not fault our stay.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 whistle announcing the arrival and departure of trains from the historic Chama depot on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Branding Iron Motel

Address: 1511 Hwy 17, Chama, NM 87510
Region: United States > New Mexico > Chama
Price Range: $142 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Branding Iron Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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