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Foot of the Mountain Motel

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#11 of 20 Hotels in Boulder
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

One of the best stays we have ever had at any hotel/motel. So friendly, super comfortable rooms, and AWESOME coffee! Great location within walking distance to Pearl Street. Loved the grab and go breakfast. We would love to come back to Boulder, and if we do, we will definitely stay here again!

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Boulder for a CU graduation. Because we did not reserve a room more than nine or ten months early, this was the only place available with good reviews. The log cabins have been renovated. Two queen beds were very comfortable. Room was clean and includes some amenities not found in other accommodations. There were two problems that...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So lovely setting and friendly staff. Quiet and quaint with nice little self serve breakfast in the tiny office. But, our room, room 15 was more like a janitors cupboard/ garden shed/ sauna. All wood with a these huge ugly pipes and heater thing dominating the room. Hot as hell, had to have the windows open all night and the...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

D P, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I am very sorry to hear the after-hours check-in did not go more smoothly. We typically set guests up with an after hours code before arrival. We do state in our confirmation letter to please call ahead of time to set that code up. While we did try...

Laramie, Wyoming
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the location-beyond. Right next to the park and wonderful creek. You just can't go wrong. You can also walk all over town from the hotel- super convenient. The rooms are mini cabins and emphasis on mini. Hardly any room to spread out and the beds are tiny. Definitely recommend. It's a clean, charming hotel.

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

lorihaley, Thanks for taking the time to leave this review with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to having you again. Thanks, Alex G

Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Most of the times I have been to Foot of the Mountain Motel I have visited alone. The rooms are always clean, as are the bathrooms. I am able to get writing done and rest while I am there. Very convenient to downtown Boulder and campus, and Eldora ski area is not too far from this west Boulder location. Nice...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

S N, Thank you for the kind words. We couldn't agree more with your comments! Thank you for noticing some of the upgrades we have made. We have don a lot in the last 2 years and it is always rewarding when guests notice the little things that make a great experience! Thanks again!

Reviewed 30 March 2017

It is a nice cosy motel but if you stay longer than 2 days, you might think: wish there is more service. This is not a motel for business travellers. More for people visiting and travelling through Boulder. Staff are great!

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Heildave, Thanks for the feedback. We are always looking for ways to improve. It sounds like we did not meet the standards that you were expecting and for that, we apologize. We have in the last year, increased both the bandwidth speeds as well as the wireless footprint on the property to better accommodate the constantly evolving digital needs of...

Amsterdam, Nederland
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We spent 5 nights here in March (12 - 17). When we arrived, it looked like we were going to be late. Victoria, at reception, gave us clear instructions when I called, where to to find the key. We ended up arriving in time so we met her. Upon seeing the booked room (small, one bed only) we realised it...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

kume27, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We are always looking for ways to improve and will take your suggestions into our actions moving forward. In fact, we are going to be working on our window treatments this Spring and some kind of...

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Excellent, clean, lodging. Great location. Very nice people. Great value for money. Patterned after an old school motor lodge, but updated and modern. Continental breakfast was included. Very nice property.

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Steven R. , Thanks for staying with us! We are so pleased that you had a great time. We appreciate you taking the time to leave this feedback! Have a great day! Thanks, Alex G

Whitefish, Montana
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Great little place. Clean, comfortable and friendly. Love the location. Easy access to walking trails. Walking distance to downtown. The river is right across the parking lot. Older facility but we'll cared for with many thoughtful touches. Especially liked the retro fridge and phone.

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Paul L, Thanks so much for the review. We enjoyed having you and look forward to hosting you next time you visit the Boulder area. Thanks, Alex G

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay here! The cabins are kitschy with cute decor and lights, and the location is perfect for a short drive to Pearl Street and a nice walk in the beautiful park right out front. The rooms did smell a little musty, but for the price and the appeal of the location, it wasn't a big deal. It...

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Alex G, General Manager at Foot of the Mountain Motel, responded to this review

Noel M, Thank you so much for the great review! We've been working really hard to maintain this beautiful property and historic icon of Boulder. We look forward to having you stay with us next time! Thanks! Alex G

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming property, carefully preserved since the 1930's, and tucked at the base of Flagstaff Mountain, the Foot of the Mountain Motel represents the best of Boulder - personality, friendly service and fabulous views. This unexpected gem allows you to live like a local and enjoy city amenities as well as access to nature just steps from your door. As a guest at the Foot of the Mountain, you're biggest decision will be whether to walk the few blocks to Pearl Street or to cross the bridge over Boulder Creek for world-class hiking. At the Foot of the Mountain Motel...Let time stop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foot of the Mountain Motel

Address: 200 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-5821
Region: United States > Colorado > Boulder
Price Range: $181 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Foot of the Mountain Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Foot Of The Mountain Hotel Boulder
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Boulder
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“The rooms are quite small so if you are travelling with 2 or more, definitely choose a bigger room!”
Heildave, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book the small room only if you are small yourself, or very very much in love (still). Use the B Bikes!”
kume27, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“if you stay in the Flagstaff suite / cabin you do share the patio and hot tub with cabin next door”
Sandrausa1965, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Views from the rooms are not worth bothering about...Get outside and into the park or the mountains!”
SebastianDallas, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“May want to evaluate cleanliness before settling in.”
lovintheUP, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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