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The  Lodge at Poncha Springs

 where adventure and cozy collide...




The Lodge is the coziest family owned motel in the central Colorady region where one can experience where adventure and cozy collide. We offer fresh new beds, the best of cozy fleece Pendlesmiling (and a bit sassy) service, a beautiful courtyard complete with a firepit for star-gazing and a staff who aims to please. 

Need a fridge?  Book a King Deluxe Room, our Double Deluxe Queens, our Deluxe Queen aka"The Buck Sleeps Here" (Room 12) , our "Apres Everything Suite" (Room 15) and you will have one.  Request a microwave and one can be supplied.  We also just made available "The Bird's Nest" unit, an entire two bedroom apartment complete with a kitchen, living area, weber gas grill plus outdoor seating by your own creek.  Call us to book today or click the "Book Now" button below.  We aim to please in your direction.

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Need to cancel your booking?  No worries! We offer an easy 24 hour cancellation policy. See FAQ below for details.

The Adventures

The Lodge at Poncha Springs is about freedom and adventure. The Lodge offers the coziest beds in the Arkansas Headwaters region where our guests slide into after a day of Colorado fun and sun. Whether your idea of a good day is fly fishing in the Arkansas River and ending with a cold craft brew in your hand to mountain biking our epic trails and ending the day with a fish taco on the river, Poncha Springs has adventures aplenty.  We are the best Colorado mountain biking motel, the best hot spring soaking motel, the best skiing motel... in the end, you can say we are good at being the best of many things! Come see us and expect to have fun Colorado style.

The Lodge Story

The Lodge Story

About Us

The Lodge at Poncha Springs is a classic American motor lodge established in 1962.  The Lodge, previously referred to as "The Poncha Lodge", offers everything a traveler needs: a cozy bed, walkable dining and libation venues, the Arkansas River headwaters  and the most beautiful scenery and whitewater rafting Colorado has to offer.  Looking to make the most of your trip? If you would like to arrange an extra special stay, any special arrangements or want to plan your own private friend or family motel take-over let the Innkeepers, Jimmy & Dawn know what you need, we will do the best to honor your wishes.  We are the perfect little spot for private friend gatherings, family reunions, team retreats, wedding parties and gatherings and any special event you have in mind.  Call us to enquire today.

Eat & Drinks

Eats & Drinks

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10520 US Hwy 50, Poncha Springs, CO 81242

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The Lodge At Poncha Springs

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  "Charm & Perfection"

“Our room was spotlessly clean, tidy and the bed very comfortable.
The owners are friendly, helpful and enthusiastic.”

— Linda R, New York State

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"What a fun place
to stay!"

"We spent 2 nights here while visiting the area and could not have been happier with this choice. We will definitely stay here again if in the area."

— Texan, August '23

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