Retro Inn At Mesa Verde - Cortez

2040 East Main Street, Cortez, United States, 81321  show map
 2 stars
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Retro Inn At Mesa Verde - Cortez


On-site parking

Luggage storage

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Picnic area/ Tables

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool


Flat-screen TV

Sports activities





Golf course


The comfortable Retro Inn At Mesa Verde offers free self parking, a designated area for smoking and a vending machine.

Major Cortez sights, such as Mesa Verde National Park Visitor Center and Hovenweep National Monument are located nearby. A 30-minute walk to the center of Cortez.

Montezuma County airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Retro Inn At Mesa Verde.


There are 40 guestrooms featuring king room and queen room equipped with a laptop safe, TV, a dressing area, a writing desk and a trouser press. Room facilities also include a microwave, coffee/tea makers and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Guests will enjoy Southwestern and American cuisine of Koko's Friendly Pub, which is about 50 meters away.


Retro Inn At Mesa Verde provides guests with housekeeping, ironing service and newspaper service.


Leisure facilities in Retro Inn At Mesa Verde include a sun terrace, a picnic area and a swimming pool. Guests can choose from hiking, badminton and cycling available on the premises.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   40.

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  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Front desk
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • No elevators
  • Vending machines
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Badminton
  • Golf course
  • Fishing


  • Housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds


  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor



Check-in from 1 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 10
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed USD 10
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.


Pets are allowed on request.

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hotel Retro Inn At Mesa Verde - Cortez Cortez location
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Hotel Address:

2040 East Main Street, Cortez, United States, 81321

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City Center
  • Cortez
    1.6 mi
  • Montezuma County (CEZ)
    5.0 mi
  • Municipal (FMN)
    45.7 mi
  • Koko's Friendly Pub (cuisine: Southwestern)
    100 ft
  • Denny's (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • Mesa Verde National Park
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

Queen Room
  • Room size:

    240 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:


King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Popular areas

  • City Center1.5 mi


  • Cortez Center-School OF-Arts1.4 mi
  • Cortez Cultural Ctr1.4 mi
  • Notah Dineh Trading CO1.7 mi


  • Cortez Parks and Recreation Adm1.3 mi
  • Cortez City Parks Maintenance2.1 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Pcc-Tele-Technology Ctr400 ft

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Southwest Memorial Hospital1.1 mi

Local attractions

  • Cortez Cultural Center1.5 mi
    Cortez, CO
  • Hovenweep National Monument2.5 mi
    McElmo Route, Cortez
  • Ute Mountain Tribal Park7.3 mi
    Highway 666, Towaoc
  • Dolores River Canyon1.5 mi
    Cortez, CO
  • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center3.5 mi
    23390 Road K, Cortez

Near the hotel

  • Mesa Verde National Park100 ft
    Cortez, CO

    Restaurants nearby

    • Koko's Friendly Pub100 ft

      Address: 2121 E Main St
      Phone: 970-565-4638

      61% likes this, based on 86 reviews
      Cuisine: Southwestern

    • Tequila's Mexican Restaurant1400 ft

      Address: 1740 East Main Street
      Phone: 970-565-6868

      71% likes this, based on 157 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

    • Jimmers BBQ1900 ft

      Address: 439 E Main Street

      86% likes this, based on 49 reviews

    • Denny's500 ft

      Address: 2059 E Main St
      Phone: 970-564-0832

      61% likes this, based on 62 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    • Shiloh Steakhouse1400 ft

      Address: 5 South Veach
      Phone: (970) 565-6560

      67% likes this, based on 109 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:

    Retro Inn At Mesa Verde Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Retro Inn At Mesa Verde

    Average guest rating

    6.8out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 42 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers

      It was too noisy, the fridge & the tv didn't work. Although, it's named the American Garden Inn, every cup, towel, sign & pamphlet says Budget Lodge. Which ironically would be a perfect name for the American Garden Inn.

    • Older travelers

      value budget accommodation with pool. But price is the key.

      one unit had a paper dispenser next to the toilet very hard to sit on the toilet. new pillows required breakfreast was average

    • Group of friends

      Horrible beds,rudemanager,had my booking messed up .had to upgrade to get out of a smoking room .I booked 2 rooms for 4 people, 1 night. Got there and had 1 room one nite one room next nite. She(manager) blamed but I had already recieved your confirmation for the correctnight I wanted

    • Older travelers

      Their were ants on the bed the first day. The bed would make any drill sergant proud to bounce a quarter off of it! It was that hard!!! Going to the bathroom was an adventure if you like to use the toliet from the side because the toliet paper holder was sitting so close to the toliet you had no choice but to sit sideways. Needless to say won't be back like my back to much to sleep on concrete!

    • Older travelers

      Clean, fair price

      No outlets in bathroom, no fan in bathroom and window wouldn't open. Toilet paper dispenser in your lap. A large person could not use the toilet. Cinder block walls so fairly quiet between rooms but noisy from outside.

    • Older travelers

      Rooms are large and attractive, very clean. A very comfortable place to stay, especially if you're going to be in town a few days or more.

    • Older travelers

      The location is good, very close to several national monuments and lots of outdoor recreational spots as well as several wineries.

      The room we stayed in was small, had a broken luggage rack, and very thin walls. During the night a group of nearby guests became extremely loud ( the police were called) which made getting a restful night of sleep impossible.

    • Group of friends

      The owner was very rude. Had reserved a room for 4 nights. The business meeting we had attended was to try and help us get a job. Business meeting had gotten over one day early because of a storm moving in. Asked for a refund on last night so we could get out of there before storm came. She refused explained to her that we were out of work and down there doing some training so that we could get a job, and that we could really use the money that she was going to charge for that last night even though we were not staying. Never ate ther breakfast because they didn't start it until 8am and we had to leave at 7am. Any other hotel that I ever stayed at that has continental breakfast starts at 6am. Thats why we stayed at this hotel because it was the cheapest one there and was suppose to have a continental breakfast.

    • Older travelers

      The bed was comfortable but need to imvest in new pillows

      The toilet paper dispenser was in an awkward position The imternet was weak the bathroom window didn't open

    • Group of friends

      Loved the ample parking space right outside my door. The hot tub was perfect after a long day's drive and hike.

    • Older travelers

      The newer units were nice sized and comfortable

      We reserved a non-smoking room and were given a very dingy room that smelled of smoke from cigarettes.

    • Family with children

      In one room, water valve did not work. Shower was freezing or boiling. Not my favorite place, but o.k.

    • Single

      Very nice little swimming pool and relaxing area.

    • Older travelers

      Clean - great parking - great appearance. A quaint, darling place.

    • Older travelers

      Price. Nice garden area - we had a glass of wine (that we brought) in the garden.

      Older facility, but very clean. Comfort - pillows were skimpy.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Retro Inn At Mesa Verde - Cortez Cortez location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    2040 East Main Street, Cortez, United States, 81321

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cortez
      1.6 mi
    • Montezuma County (CEZ)
      5.0 mi
    • Municipal (FMN)
      45.7 mi
    • Koko's Friendly Pub (cuisine: Southwestern)
      100 ft
    • Denny's (cuisine: American)
      500 ft
    • Mesa Verde National Park
      100 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms: