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Vista Del Rio Lodge
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Chama
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Ran into car trouble and wound up staying overnight in Chama. A friend recommended this place, which turned out to be delightful.The room itself was comfortable and attractive. Co-owners Anna and Marty went out of their way to make me feel at home. Now it's my turn to recommend it to anyone visiting the area.

  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled solo
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Thank ABQMargaret
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KSCasford, Owner at Vista Del Rio Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you so much for the recommendation! We are sorry you had car trouble, but so happy you were comfortable, and found our rooms attractive. We look forward to seeing you again, under easier circumstances!

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Room was very simple, clean and comfortable.We had a very peaceful quiet stay. Loved the small town feeding. Beautiful view out the back and not far from the creek. Definitely plan to visit again and ride the train.

Room Tip: Rooms in the back have a beautiful view.
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with friends
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KSCasford, Owner at Vista Del Rio Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We work hard to provide clean and comfortable accommodations, and our greatest reward is having our customers acknowledge our hard work! We look forward to your return visit!

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We loved our two night stay here while in town for the train ride. Every thing went smoothly. The staff was very good, especially Leah (?) on the evening shift. She was very helpful and knowledgeable of the local area. The other staff was fine too...we just didn't interact with them much. The room was clean and well cared for. bathroom is small, but didn't detract from our weekend. availability of Keurig coffee in the office was nice. No microwave in the room but you can use one in the office area. wi-fi was pretty dependable and quick.

Room Tip: pretty much the same everywhere, but stay in the back if you don't want the road side. Guess it...
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Keabu
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KSCasford, Owner at Vista Del Rio Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you so much for your awesome review! We appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge our hard work, and I will let Leah read you review. She is amazing and always appreciates being mentioned in reviews! We look forward to a return visit if you are ever in the area!

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Stayed here one night before our trip on the steam train. Read the reviews on Trip Advisor before booking and they are accurate. Very very clean. Comfortable bed. Good wifi. Pleasant front office staff on check-in. We were on the front side of the hotel, but the traffic noise subsided by the time we turned in. We could hear muffled voices next door, but nothing that was too distracting. Our room was the first one to the left of the office on the front side.....and it was pretty hot. We opened the door before going to bed to get some fresh air. I see that now in other reviews so I don't know what the issue is with their heating/cooling. Would stay there again - good value for just a one night stay!

Room Tip: Back side of hotel would probably be better.
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank LlanoJean
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KimSCasford, Owner at Vista Del Rio Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property! We are so pleased to hear your found your room very, very clean. It is a priority!
This time of year is a challenge for us, regarding the heat. Warm days and cool nights; we struggle with when to turn the boiler on/off for the season. I'm so happy you were able to open your door and get some relief!
We look forward to your return visit!

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Spacious 2 queen room in back of motel which is very peaceful and overlooks a large lawn. Check in and check out were friendly and prompt. Room was clean for an older motel. Price was not low, but then we were there at prime tourist season for leaf peeping on the Cumbres and Toltec Railroad.

Room Tip: Choose the back side to get an especially quiet experience.
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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KimSCasford, Owner at Vista Del Rio Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate your comments, and your recognition of our hard work. Clean rooms are are number one priority, and we are happy you enjoyed a peaceful stay, as well as our property. We look forward to a return visit, soon!

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Additional Information about Vista Del Rio Lodge

Address: 2595 US Highway 84-64, Chama, NM 87520-9701
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Region: United States > New Mexico > Chama
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Chama
Price Range: RM317 - RM436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We invite you to enjoy our delightful AAA-approved property on the banks of the beautiful Chama River! Rooms are furnished with handmade Southwestern theme furniture, by local artisan James Carrillo. Free high speed Wifi, in-room coffee, refrigerators, HD Dish including HBO. Create that perfect cup of coffee at our coffee bar in the lobby. 2 Miles south of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, as well as conveniently located near Heron Lake and El Vado State Parks, and Humphries and Sargeants Wildlife Areas. ... more   less 
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