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Hotel Eklund

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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard of Clayton because the Ports to Plains Highway corridor goes through town and a lot of travelers from Texas go through Clayton on the way to Colorado. It is a very interesting place that has the feeling that time has stood still. There are a lot of vacant buildings but a lot of promise. The Hotel Eklund... More 

Thank ross g
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My hubby and I stayed at the Eklund Hotel on our way to Taos last week. We loved the vintage vibe of this place and all the history surrounding it. JoBeth, the owner, was very cordial and interesting to visit with. I had left some items behind and they saved them for me so that I could get them when... More 

Thank Chris H
Uvalde, Texas
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51 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This historic hotel was built in 1892 and still retains its frontier era atmosphere with its decor and the iron beds in the rooms are a great touch. The hotel reopened roughly 10 to 12 years ago after having been closed for business for quite some time. Everything was extensively remodeled. The rooms were very clean and everything was meant... More 

Thank brushcountrydweller
San Marcos, Texas
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2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We recently stayed at the Hotel Ekland while traveling from Texas to Colorado. During our travels Clayton, New Mexico was a 10-hour drive for us, so arriving at Hotel Ekland was a great retreat after being in the car for so long. Joe Betty is a wonderful and very nice lady who got us all taken care of at the... More 

Thank sarahlriggins
Peculiar, MO
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Traveling with friends that have been here several times. The dinner menu looked amazing. Picked the pork chop. With a side taco very good loved the feel & look of the old hotel. Enjoyed the balcony. A fire on the patio would have been sweet!!! Breakfast had a great variety of choices pumpkin bread was delish 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank RayPecGal
La Veta, Colorado
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57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Made it a point to stay in this historic hotel. I'm a history buff of the cowboy and buffalo hunter era. The hotel and restaurant look pretty much as they did in the late 1800's. The room I had was a bit dated, but still OK.

Thank RattlesnakeCharlie
Fort Worth, Texas
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235 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This hotel has three stories with an elevator. It is over 100 years old but seems fairly well maintained. Our room was clean, comfortable with a balcony. Staff was friendly. We could hear the trains very clearly from our room since the tracks are only about a block away.AC worked very well. Look over the hangings in the salon and... More 

Thank larry h
Sioux City, Iowa
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25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I stayed at the Eklund on a road trip to Santa Fe. Expedia showed no rooms, but I called in from the road and was told one room was available. I gave the woman my debit number over the phone to reserve the room. When I arrived I was told the charge had been run. Nothing to sign, no proof... More 

Thank LimasMom
JVBarras, Owner at Hotel Eklund, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for staying at Hotel Eklund. I do apologize that your stay was less than satisfactory. It doesn't appear that you brought your room condition to the attention of our front desk at the time of your stay. We are always responsive to guest concerns. Now to your issue with the credit card handling. Posting a guest's... More 

Woodland Park, Colorado
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

lots of historic charm. the staff is over the top friendly and helpful. rooms are smaller but comfortable and quiet. have stayed there twice and will again. only thing lacking was in room coffee but it was available in the lobby

Thank MaryBH240Z
Norman, Oklahoma
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We loved the Hotel Ecklund! Very clean and charming. The staff were very relaxed and friendly. Our room opened to the main street balcony, which was a great place to enjoy a glass of wine. We had dinner in the hotel restaurant, and were very happy with our choices. Complimentary breakfast was homemade quiche, homemade oatmeal, and homemade cinnamon rolls.... More 

Thank Diane A

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Hotel Eklund Restaurant
Hotel Eklund Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Brew Pub, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Hotel Eklund

Address: 15 Main Street, Clayton, NM
Region: United States > New Mexico > Clayton
Price Range: $133 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Eklund 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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Eklund Hotel Clayton
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“Get on of the balcony rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 678rossg, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms on easgt side of hotel are a bit farther away from the railroad tracks”
 of 5 bubbles brushcountrydweller, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The food is great in the restaurant, it is a must try.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahlriggins, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“back rooms are a little quieter . Balcony rooms offer a nice place to sit and watch the world go by but have more noise.”
 of 5 bubbles larryh351, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They said free wifi. Never worked”
 of 5 bubbles papaclem, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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