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Budget Host Inn Ft Collins

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Did not like this place! Felt like we were in a carport add-on room. Overhead light was on the side of the wall - tub did not drain - my husband had to work on the toilet to make it flush! TV remote would not work. I think people lived here full time and they just rent out a few of the rooms! Would not recommend, did not enjoy this stay!

This is a strange place--really. It is a very old motel that was rehabbed with the best of intentions, I am sure. But running an extension cord under tape across the entry way to the air conditioner is a bit much. So was the appearance of a splice cap coming out of the heater in the bathroom (yes, at least there was a GFTI plug). We stayed here after camping for nine days and it was cheaper ($76 a night is not cheap, even now a days) and definitely clean. No leaky faucets, nice shower head in a shower stall, everything worked as expected. Would I stay here again--don't know; I would look for other places. I did turn in the three-inch knife I found on the ground to the management yet I did not feel unsafe. Strange place.

Close to downtown and very nice. We just needed a simple, inexpensive room to sleep while visiting our son. This place was perfect. Quiet, comfortable and right what we needed. We will stay there next time as well.

We booked this motel from one night during our travel back home. When we first pulled into the parking lot, we had our doubts, but the room and service turned out to be very nice. The manager was very nice. No continental breakfast, but he did have coffee and doughnuts laid out the next morning.

I stayed here during a CSU orientation in June 2016 and although it looked a bit seedy and yes the surrounding neighborhood a bit sketchy I had a wonderful 2 night stay.All and all for the price it was an excellent choice. The front desk lady couldn't have been more friendly and helpful - great customer service. The room was clean and beds comfortable. The best part it is only 2 miles to CSU and a straight shot down College ave.

My family did not feel safe leaving the car to get to the room because of the gentleman that appeared wasted on the stairway. We waited for awhile for him to go inside but when he never did we had no choice but to go another long way around.. The lock on the door did not work, which was very concerning. Hopefullly they have fixed it now. This was not in a "good" area. The rooms were large, but very worn out. The breakfast was probably the best part of the stay.

Large room, accommodating & helpful management, marginal housekeeping, transitional neighborhood. Stayed here a couple of nights with my husband and found things satisfactory for a short stay where we were only in the room at night. Rooms were fairly well updated but exterior is in need of help. Room would have been good for a family; it contained a king bed plus a futon, and there was a hid-a-bed stored in the closet. Housekeeping was a little haphazard: either the room was not vacuumed daily or the vacuum wasn't quite up to the task. Seems difficult to find a nice but reasonably priced hotel in this part of Colorado during the summer. The motel is located along a major arterial where some newer businesses have been built, but much of the surrounding area seemed a little seedy - don't think I would have been comfortable at this property if I'd been traveling alone.

I am starting this off by saying that this place looks scary. We stopped in a parking lot next door to discuss whether or not we should just let them charge our card $100 and go pay $200 somewhere else. BUT, I am so glad we gave it a try. The lady at the front desk was so friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and had fresh paint. We truly enjoyed our stay. If you are passing through and need a place to sleep, this is perfect. The price was about half or more less than other places in the area and they were fully booked up. I can see why. I'd give the curb appeal 0 of 5, but friendliness and cleanliness were a solid 5. I can also tell you there were NO bedbugs, which I was scared of because of another persons review. I would totally stay here again when passing through.

Budget Host Inn was absolutely perfect solution for an unplanned, extended business trip in Fort Collins CO. Clean rooms, excellent professional and friendly staff, and an obvious commitment to guest safety and enjoyable stay. Rooms are large and clean and delicious breakfast fruits, treats and coffee await the guests in the morning. Affordable and safe accommodations are practically impossible to find during vacation season. Budget Host Inn has all of these things and is in proximity to local attractions in Fort Collins and Loveland and the parks and mountains. Feeling grateful and blessed here in the beautiful Colorado Rockies and FoCo <3

My husband and were able to book a room for 2 nights to attend our son's CSU graduation. Last room available listed online, a month in advance! Upon arrival we asked to downgrade to a one bed room. She graciously helped us save money and switched rooms for us even though we had booked with an online agency. Really appreciated her helping us out at the last minute! The motel/inn is only a few minutes from the fun of Old Town and CSU. It is a small older property, but our room had a remodeled bathroom, cable, nice TV, microwave and fridge! Comfy bed and clean room. What else do you need? A nice bonus is the continental breakfast with home made egg/ meat on English muffin with juice, coffee and donuts! This amenity was great as we were in a hurry in the mornings, really saved us from having to buy breakfast. It is off the beaten path, but easy drive, on College Ave. Being a budget place, no coffee/tea in room (but office very close). Staff was friendly and helpful. Would stay there again if closer places are filled, which is often the case in busy Fort Collins! Nice that it is not a hwy motel, very convenient.

1513 N College Ave Fort Collins CO

Hotel highlights

  • Free on-the-go breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour front desk

Located within a mile (2 km) of Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, Budget Host Inn Ft Collins is within 2 miles (3 km) of The Farm @ Lee Martinez Park. This 30-room motel has free breakfast along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking. Also nearby are Colorado State University and Nonesuch Theater.


Free on-the-go breakfast is included with your stay.


All of Budget Host Inn Ft Collins's 30 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and free local calls. 32-inch flat-screen TVs are available for entertainment, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Hair dryers are also available.

Property features

Budget Host Inn Ft Collins features free WiFi in public areas and a convenience store. Free parking is available if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff always at the ready. Additional amenities include barbecue grills and a picnic area.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

66% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 15 reviews