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Poncha Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed here many times, and each time better than the last. The owners are fantastic and will do their level best to make your stay an excellent experience. Teresa and D are very knowledgeable about the area. And can help you get off of the beaten path. My wife and I love Colorado and we always stay here.

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I do not usually write a review but this time I decided to do so just in order to do justice to the fantastic experience we have had in Poncha Lodge. Though it has been a while ,almost a year and half; TripAdvisor would not let me go so far back to review for a place, but I thought “better...

Thank Ritwik C
Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come again. We do have larger rooms than the one you stayed in but everyone likes my small ones for the lesser price. I call them my cozy little rooms. We do strive to keep very...

Denver, CO
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Taos. Stayed 2 nights. Teresa is awesome. Rooms were motel style. Cleaner than what we expected. Skied at Monarch, 20 min drive. Hot tub was awesome after skiing. Also nice sized fridge for storing some Elevation Beer. Drinking some beer in the nice courtyard area behind the main building.

Thank mogulman
Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time during your trip to write a review . Clean rooms, great environment and Service with a Smile is what I strive for. I hope you will come back this summer to sit in the courtyard and smell the flowers !!

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A lucky find for me late on a Saturday evening during ski season. The price was right and it's obvious that Theresa works hard to take care of the place. My room was very clean and quiet and everything worked as it should and I appreciated the nearby hot tub. I had a brief conversation with Theresa and found her...

Thank Bob B
Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and I'M so glad you enjoyed your stay. I'm glad you brought up the issue about the curbs and I am mentioning it to my guests when they check in. Thanks again

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed here on a whim after reading a bad review of a place up the road and it was the best choice we could have made. My wife and I loved the room and decor, the hot tub was very clean and refreshing, and the owner is very friendly and helpful. We will stay here every time we are...

Thank Ian P
Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your AWESOME review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay !!!!

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful stay and Theresa is great hostess. Remembered us booking months earlier by phone conversation. Quiet even though just off the road. The "Hunger Trailer" which is on site is a big plus for GREAT food. Theresa also recommended Italian local just around the corner and we had wonderful time. Thanks for letting us give the local economy our share....

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your trip and your Anniversary!!! Thank you so much for your review.

Basalt, Colorado
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our motorcycle trip to the Great Sand Dunes was enhanced by our stay at Poncha Lodge. Teresa and hubby have made this little motor lodge into an oasis. While our room was the tiniest room ever, it was immaculate and homey. D's food next door was delightful. The garden for relaxation did the trick. Teresa took time out to visit...

Thank Salgal81621
Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and so glad you enjoyed your trip. Our smaller rooms in the back are great for over night. hope to see you again.

Union, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This small roadside motel was a wonderful change from all the larger motel/hotel chains. It has a garden and a stream that runs through the property. The room was clean and decorated with antique furnishings. The owner is very hands on and welcomed us with a cheery smile and very pleasant attitude. I will always stay here when we are...

Thank Stacia C
Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Poncha Lodge ! Thank you for your review.

New Mexico
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My granddaughter and I needed a place to stop halfway on our trip to the western slope of Colorado to see family and attend a memorial service. In the past we have spent the night in Salida; however prices there are quite high this time of year and most motels are standard accommodations. Since Poncha Springs is on our direct...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Hope to see you again.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 August 2016

we stayed at poncha lodge with Theresa and D once again. 5 of us bikers and loved it as well as D has some of the best Texas style BBq around...they both go out of their way to make you feel like you are family. D opens up early so you can get some hot coffee and monster breakfast burritos...

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Teresa D, Owner at Poncha Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your repeat business !!!!! and thank you for the reveiw

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Teresa Dunlap is the new owner of Poncha Lodge as of November 2012. The Lodge is conveniently located at the junction of Highway 50 & 285 in Poncha Springs, Colorado, just minutes away from beautiful, historic downtown Salida and 15 miles from Monarch Ski area. Other outdoor activities available in the area are kayaking, rafting, fishing, "jeeping," hiking, camping, jeeping, snowmobiling and golfing & much more. Cable--Flatscreen TV and Wi-Fi are offered in 13 clean comfortable Cabin Style rooms at affordable prices. Rooms are smoke free & pets are welcome. Great backyard with grills & picnic area.We recently put a new therapeutic hot tub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poncha Lodge

Address: 10520 Hwy 50 W. at Junction of US 50 and US 285, Poncha Springs, CO 81242
Region: United States > Colorado > Poncha Springs
Price Range: $69 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Poncha Hotel Poncha Springs
Poncha Hotel Springs
Poncha Motel Springs
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“not included, but try the breakfast from D's Hunger Trailer for a few extra bucks.. It's delicious and totally worth your money :)”
ritwikc2016, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Just watch out for those curbs.”
BobB329, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Just tell Theresa what you would like and she will try to accommodate you.”
smittyfromthecity, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are small, but their are many room options available.”
HenryParsons, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are back from the highway.”
lowflyingowl, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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