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We offer Special Discount Lodging in Salida, Co.   Here in Chaffee County, the Sawatch Mountains offer more Fourteener Peaks than any other counties in the 48 states.

Coming in from the East on Hwy 50: First exit on right onto Hwy 291.  You will see signs to the Hospital and the Downtown Historic District.  Proceed 18 blocks (seven blocks past the only traffic light).

Coming in from the West on Hwy 50: Turn left three streets after the Salida Aquatic Center onto G St.  Proceed to fourth stop sign (1st Street). Turn left and go six blocks.

Coming in from the North on Hwy 285 or Hwy 24: Continue South to Hwy 291. Turn left and proceed 8 miles. We're the only motel on the right, across the street from the ballpark.

Coming in from the South on Hwy 285: Continue North over Poncha Pass into Poncha Springs. Merge to the right and continue East on Hwy 50 into Salida. Then follow directions above for Coming in from the West on Hwy 50.

 
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Coming into Colorado from Texas or New Mexico heading North on I-25: Exit 8-25 at Walsenburg and get onto Hwy 69 going Northwest. This is a 2-lane road but it is very good and is considerably quicker than going North to Pueblo and West on Hwy 50 to Salida. About 17 miles after you go through Westcliff, take County Road 1A to the left. It is a shortcut to Hwy 50. When you get to Hwy 50, turn left and follow the directions above for Coming in from the East on Hwy 50.

Driving Directions from Denver and Denver International Airport (DIA) to the Woodland Motel in Salida via Hwy 285: As you leave the airport you will head south on Pena Blvd for about 10 miles. Then head west on I-70. Go through Denver, cross over I-25 and continue until you get close to the mountains. Exit to the right onto I-470 south heading to Colorado Springs. In about 5 miles you will exit to the right onto Hwy 285 south. You will see signs to Fairplay. Continue on Hwy 285 for about 2 hours. You will go through the very small town of Johnson Village. 1/2 mile past, you come to a traffic light. Turn left to continue on Hwy 285 heading to Salida. In 18 miles you will come to an intersection and Hwy 291 goes off to the left to Salida. Turn left onto Hwy 291 and proceed 8 miles. We are the only motel on Hwy 291. We are just inside the city limits on the right side, directly across from the ballpark.

Driving Directions from Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Airport to the Woodland Motel in Salida via Hwy 115 and Hwy 50: As you leave the Colorado Springs Airport continue straight until you reach the 3rd traffic light (Academy Blvd). Turn left onto Academy Blvd and keep in the far left hand lane. Stay in that lane until you reach Hwy 115. Before you reach Hwy 115 you will go under I-25, past Pikes Peak Community College and past Fort Carson. After you pass the community college the road has some sharp curves so pay attention but stay in the same lane and don’t exit off to the right. Right after you have crossed over Hwy 115 you turn left to get onto Hwy 115. Continue on Hwy 115 for 45 minutes. You will pass a Texaco Truck Stop on the left. One half mile past the truck stop you will turn to the right onto Hwy 50 west. You will see signs for Canon City (pronounced Canyon City) and the Royal Gorge. Continue west on Hwy 50, through Canon City and on into Salida. It will take a little over an hour from Canon City to Salida. As you get into Salida, you will see signs to the Hospital and the Downtown Historic District.  Take the next exit on the right onto Hwy 291.  In 11 blocks you will reach the the only traffic light in Salida and 7 blocks past the light, we are located on the left directly across from the ballpark.

“Thank you for the wonderful accommodations while I was climbing the Collegiate Peaks. Without your gracious hospitality, I would never have made it to any of the summits. On my three week trip over the western states, the Woodland was the BEST!”

“The Woodland is like Salida – small, somewhat simple, aesthetically attractive and totally cool. I wish there were Woodlands in the rest of the country.”