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Reviewed 26 September 2013

The four of us were on a trip through Colorado and Utah and needed a place to stay in that part of Colorado for the night. We searched on the internet and on Trip Advisor and decided that the Winchester looked to be the place for us. It turned out to be exactly what we wanted. It was very clean,...

3Thank unclelouie
kurczaczeksz, General Manager at Gateway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Uncle Louie. We couldn't be more grateful for your wonderful review and such kind words. It was a true pleasure to have you stay with us and chat and we're so glad you made it here despite all the issues with flooding...We hope everything is going to work out for the best and we're sending our best wishes to...

Edwards, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 4 August 2013

It's newly redecorated, stylish, clean and comfortable. The owners were wonderful and friendly. One disclaimer: don't count on the free breakfast for any nutrition. Its offerings are pretty weak, but overall stay is a great value.

1Thank KatJahnigen
kurczaczeksz, General Manager at Gateway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kat, We are so grateful for your honest review. We appreciate it very much! We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our Free Breakfast...We're still working on expanding and we choose a mix of condiments we thought a variety of customers would enjoy: English Muffins, Bagels, Cream Cheese, Cereal, Original Oatmeal, Yogurt, Fresh Fruit and few items for...

Santa Fe, Texas, United States
Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

We stopped here on our way through CO for one night. After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to give this place a try. One of the owners greeted us and checked us in. She was very welcoming and helpful with finding a place to eat in the area. Our room was a one queen bed room. The...

1Thank zookyla
kurczaczeksz, General Manager at Gateway Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It means a lot to us and this is why we love what we do so much! We hope we will see you again in the future :-)

Reviewed 6 June 2013 via mobile

After driving across the hot Utah desert, and about an hour into Colorado, I did a motel search on my GPS. I'm so glad the Winchester came up. It is owned and managed by a young couple who are extremely conscious of making their guests feel totally comfortable. Our room was spotless, and nicely updated, including new carpeting. The continental...

2Thank James V
kurczaczeksz, Manager at Gateway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you so much for taking time to write this review. We're extremely grateful and appreciate your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to see you here again soon! :-)

Goodyear, Arizona
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Driving along a long stretch of Colorados country side, I came to Rifle, and I spotted the Winchester. This got to be one of the best Motels around. Nice rooms, spotless clean, and you deal with the owner personally. I was not looking for a 5***** place, just a clean room and a shower, and this is exactly what you...

2Thank Swisschef216
kurczaczeksz, General Manager at Gateway Lodge, responded to this review

We wanted to apologize for "slight" delay in our response to your review ;-) Thank you so much for your kind words! We appreciate it and look forward to see you again in the future.

Palm Harbor, Florida
Reviewed 13 July 2012

After our 23-day trip out west I learned that Rifle is supposed to be the best place in the state for elk hunting. If that is why you come to Rifle, you might want a more luxurious place for your pilgrimage. But if you want a place that is reliable, centrally located, fairly priced and - most importantly - well-managed,...

2Thank Brandt R
Management response:

Dear Brandt R, Thank you so much for your review. Honest opinions and words of appreciation is what keeps us going and improving :-) We look forward to see you again in the future!

Riverside, Colorado
Reviewed 22 May 2012

We were very satisfied with our stay. The managers were very friendly, the room was surprisingly nice for what we paid, and the breakfast was delicious. It's not your standard dingy, run-down motel. We've stayed in Rifle a few times and this place is definitely the nicest.

1Thank K S
kurczaczeksz, General Manager at Gateway Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KS, We're so grateful for your review! We're very happy to hear that you've enjoyed your stay with us, we want to let everyone know once again that we're under new management. It's tough to brake the "spell" once someone else didn't do a good job taking care of the customers but we'll try to do our best to...

grand junction co
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Antonio and Maricela were great to myself and staff, Thanks a bunch look forward to staying again. Mark Bluhm, Reliable Estate Sales

1Thank mark b
Reviewed 24 January 2012

We stopped here first and was I surprised when they quoted me such a high price. Maybe they thought because we had 2 motorcycles we had big money. Yes I did judge this book by the cover, that place was dumpy on the out side as well as in the Office. Parking was right next to the street. I not...

Thank knowwheretogo
kurczaczeksz, General Manager at Gateway Lodge, responded to this review

We're so sorry about your unpleasant experience at our motel...We wanted to let you know that we're under new management and here to stay, our goal is to improve the property as much as we can, we offer variety of rooms some basic and some more refined for your consideration. We're hoping when you're in the area to give us...

Reviewed 6 October 2011

To the comment of BED BUGS, not hardly and I've always had air conditioning!! For 1 year at this location, I would have had bed bugs.

1Thank Thwill

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway Lodge located in the heart of Rifle's historic Downtown area features clean, comfortable rooms at affordable rates. Close to shopping, restaurants, cocktail lounges, and a convenience store across the street. Gateway Lodge puts you at the hub of area attractions. Plus you'll enjoy the quality rooms and great service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Lodge

Address: 520 Railroad Ave, Rifle, CO 81650-3548 (Formerly Winchester Motel)
Region: United States > Colorado > Rifle
Price Range: RM308 - RM348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gateway Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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“Our room was nice and quiet. We were on the second floor.”
478eliseh, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The East Wing is quite nice.”
GarrettL445, 23 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The owners will always make sure you stay at the best available room. I have been to three different rooms on 5 trips, and they all have been very nice and clean.”
  • Elegant room.
  • Bathroom.
  • Older TV, but good selection of cable channels.
  • Microwave and fridge.
  • King bed.
  • Spacious room with king bed and two love chairs.
  • Very clean.
Krowka, 25 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Be sure to walk around the very quaint and historic downtown area.”
JohansenRJ, 17 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a ground level room in the back. That way you can park right in front of your room and not have to carry luggage up stairs and it will be quieter.”
  • Really nice linens and decor
  • MOTEL room looks more like a nice HOTEL
shannonblogs, 11 Feb 2014 | Read review
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