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Foot of the Mountain Motel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

Davis, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights recently. We didn't want to stay in a chain and I'm so glad that I found this place. Plenty of room inside. Plenty of hot water for showers. Very clean. Stayed in room 10. Nobody can drive up and shine headlights into this room. A very basic continental breakfast offered. It tides you over until...

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

jimbelenis, Thanks so much for the review! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Foot of the Mountain. Come back in the Summer and enjoy all that the Boulder Creek has to offer. Tubing, fishing, water holes, rope swings and city events weekly! Thanks again! Alex G

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

as we were driving to get here we had to drive through the city of Boulder, but the property is litterally at the foot out of the mountains outside the city off Canyon Boulevard. We stayed in the Flagstaff suite and totally enjoyed ourselves everything was there for us home from home. The front desk staff were very friendly and...

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

Sandrausa1965, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback! So happy that you enjoyed your stay here at Foot of the Mountain. We look forward to having you again! Thanks, Alex G

Galveston, United States
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place! Smells clean, looks clean and the heat works great. You can tell the staff puts a lot of effort into the property. Boulder is crazy expensive and this is the most reasonable place in town. This awesome little mountain getaway reminds me of the motor lodges of my childhood.

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

Charles G., Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review. We couldn't agree more, we are the best in Boulder! We are unlike anything being built these days and we plan to stay around much longer. We hope to have you again! Thanks, Alex G.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Inexpensive, no frills, very small, clean, warm room. Walking distance (1 mile) to Pearl Street. Definitely very dated decor, pillows were lumpy and although the bathroom was clean, it had certainly seen better days. However, you get what you pay for. I'd go back again

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

jebian, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. As you experienced, our property has some unique features. We have been working on bringing some things into the 21st Century with brand new heaters, wi-fi, tvs and cable television, and upgraded breakfast. But, we are always looking for ways to improve. Thank you again for your comments! Alex...

Reviewed 25 January 2017

My husband & I absolutely enjoyed our two night stay while on vacation celebrating our anniversary. The cabin had an old rustic feel to it. The room was a perfect size with a cute mini fridge. It was easily accessible in a quiet area not too far from downtown Boulder/Pearl St. They offer a nice little breakfast in the morning....

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Lee-Ann S, Thanks for the review! So glad to hear that you had a nice anniversary with us. We look forward to having you next time! Thanks, Alex G.

Omaha, ne
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed here with another family. We loved everything from the time we checked in until we checked out. The only reason that they didn't get the 5th star is because the other family never had hot water to shower, we let management know and they said they would fix it, this was around 3pm. We left and came back...

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tanyac21, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! So sorry to hear about the water issues. We have recently installed a brand new water heater system on the entire property and were working our some of the kinks around the time of your stay. If you do stay with us again, please let us know about this situation...

Lafayette, Colorado
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Cute little cabins and the heater works well. A great place to stop when there is a blizzard on the mountain home. I was spittle bummed the coffee and continental breakfast wasn't available at 7am, as I stayed around to get a cu before I hit the road. Bring your own lotion too

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DrBrandy2, Thanks for taking the time to leave this review. Glad that we were able to help while you were stuck in Boulder. Sorry to hear that your room was not stocked with lotion as we do provide that for all guests. Also, our breakfast does typically start at 7am everyday, so I apologize for not being setup. Stop on...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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: RM501 - RM798 (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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“if you stay in the Flagstaff suite / cabin you do share the patio and hot tub with cabin next door”
 of 5 bubbles Sandrausa1965, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Views from the rooms are not worth bothering about...Get outside and into the park or the mountains!”
 of 5 bubbles SebastianDallas, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“May want to evaluate cleanliness before settling in.”
 of 5 bubbles lovintheUP, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 17 which was great for us! I'm sure you can't go wrong though.”
 of 5 bubbles Rebecca-LynnB, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Everything is portions of a large cabin. Not much difference.”
 of 5 bubbles stevencallahan, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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