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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basic room but comes with everything you will need including a larger fridge, a microwave, wifi and a refurbished toilet. Simple breakfast was served in the morning as well. The lady at the reception recommended us options for dinner delivery the day we arrived and it was really good. Location right in town and most restaurants are walkable. We saw...

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 star review. We appreciate your kind words, and are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Those moose are pretty amazing! They live in the neighborhood and are sighted often in town. We hope you'll choose us again on your next visit to Steamboat!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent several days here while hunting in the area. We were happy that our dog was welcome. The staff was very friendly, breakfast was simple but ready at 5:00 AM so we could get an early start. The only suggestion that I would add is to have a treat jar for the dogs!

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review and kind words. Great suggestion about the dog treats. Glad both you and the dog enjoyed your stay. We hope you'll consider us on your next visit.

South Dakota
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had been traveling for 6 days in the Colorado Mountains when got to Steamboat Springs. I've stayed at the Rabbit Ears Motel before and remembered it being a comfortable experience, so after my first night in Steamboat at a not so comfy stay, I moved over to the Rabbit Ears. On my trip, in 6 different hotels that I...

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Wow RoadKarma! This more than makes my day! Not only are we grateful for your 5 star review, but we couldn't have said it better ourselves. We do carry top of the line mattresses and bedding to ensure what our fun tagline says, A Luxury Night's Stay without the Luxury Price. Location is also a great perk of being right...

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I'm very snobbish when it comes to looking for accommodation. I would never pick a Motel. Didn't want to be in the slopes & all private rentals were too expensive. The website for this one looked good so we gave it a shot. Beds were comfortable, bathrooms are brand new, balcony on river with beautiful view. The best part was...

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the thorough review! We really appreciate you taking the time. And our web developer is very happy that you liked the site. As with our rooms, we are constantly updating our property and website to stay current. This year our rooms got new carpet, bedding and all of the bathrooms were renovated. Please consider us again on your...

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at this motel! Very comfortable and very friendly staff! Rooms were clean and beds were comfy! Just blocks away from downtown Steamboat. My daughter even left her blanket there and they found it and sent it back to us!! All in all a great stay! Simple but perfect!

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 stars and kind words! We are so lucky to have guests like you who take the time to share their positive experiences with other would-be guests. We are so glad we were able to send your daughter's blanket to you. We hope you'll choose us again on your next visit to Steamboat.

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is just a straightforward motel, but its iconic neon sign makes it pretty much unmissable as a place to stay in Steamboat. It's got good prices, a handy location opposite the mineral pools (with a discounted entry) and easy walk to the heart of the town's restaurants and shops. Friendly front desk, free breakfast, easy to find on the...

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much! This is an incredible review. We couldn't have said it better ourselves. It's fantastic when a guest captures all of the highlights of their visit like you did. We appreciate your time in sharing your feedback and value your business. We hope you'll choose us again on your next visit to Steamboat.

Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great location and nice job on maintaining the historic location. My parents loved it and would stay there again for the simplicity, location, free breakfast, and friendly staff. Most views aren't what you expect when staying in a beautiful mountain town in the Rockies, but you re right on the river and located downtown.

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. How cool that your parents stayed here too. My parents owned the motel prior to me taking it over, many years ago. We continually work hard to deliver modern amenities while maintaining the historic ambiance. Please always remember to request river view when booking. We hope you'll continue to choose us for lodging on future visits...

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Had a nice room with a balcony with a partial view of the river. Convenient location within a few blocks of shopping and good food. Town's a little uppity for my taste but it sure is popular. Room was reasonably clean but trash from previous guest was there. Basic coffee and cereal breakfast.

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We value your feedback. Our river view rooms are quite popular. We recently upgraded all of the balconies for optimum guest enjoyment. We genuinely hope you'll find our community to be friendly and welcoming on your next visit, and we of course hope you'll choose Rabbit Ears for your lodging.

Westminster, Colorado
Reviewed 6 October 2016

In town for a bike race, and this was perfect. I could ride to all the start events, and it suited me perfectly for what I needed. The staff was pleasant and helpful, and though it's an older place, it was clean and tidy.

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. While we have history, we constantly upgrade the property with amenities. We've renovated all of the bathrooms, added new carpeting, drapery, bedding, balcony rails and more! We are glad you found it clean and comfortable. We hope you'll choose us again on your next visit.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We spent 3 nights at the motel and it worked out well. Friendly clean rooms with a refrigerator and microwave. The rooms in the back by the creek would be a great choice but our room toward the back was more quiet as it was away from the street.

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gregkoe, Owner at Rabbit Ears Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review! We really appreciate your business and that you took the time to lend feedback. Next visit feel free to ask for a river view room as an option. We do book those upon request. We hope to have you as our guest on your next visit to Steamboat.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury night's sleep minus the luxury price. The Rabbit Ears Motel, located in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is your choice for comfortable, affordable lodging right in the center of downtown. Either they built Steamboat around our motel, or our motel was conveniently built in the center of all the action. So, both ways, you know that all the activities and nightlife the valley provides are in close proximity. Choose a weekend get-away for the family, or stay with us the whole week. World-class skiing with slope-side ski-in, ski-out convenience is expensive and overrated. Our motel is right on the main street and just a 5 minutes' bus ride to the gondola and the base of the ski area. Oh, and the bus is free. Lastly, all our guests are welcome to get reduced-priced Old Town Hot Springs passes for our recreation center, just across the street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rabbit Ears Motel

Address: 201 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Region: United States > Colorado > Steamboat Springs
Price Range: $140 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rabbit Ears Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 65
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Steamboat Springs
#7 Family Hotel in Steamboat Springs
#7 Romantic Hotel in Steamboat Springs
#7 Business Hotel in Steamboat Springs
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“Ask for a room in the back, preferable downstairs. Even better the rooms by the creek.”
 of 5 bubbles 847lindah, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for Creekside rooms”
 of 5 bubbles CandyE417, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“top floor, river view in the end block,”
 of 5 bubbles Spikethebeachbum, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“View of the river.”
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“Ask for a room over looking the river”
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