Holiday Inn Express La Junta-Hwy 50
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... part of the day was difficult because Kansas is nothing but farmland from it's Eastern border to the Western border. The temp rose to 35 and the wind was relentless. It appeared we were driving on an angle all day. The day changed when we stopped at the last town before the border to Colorado. It was the small town of Coolidge. We decided to stop at a small cafe but when we pulled up in the shade, a man ...
... were worse than the Rocky Mountains. I was getting a bit hot so I turned on the air conditioning but it was blowing hot air. We turned it off and a few seconds later we heard a loud popping sound in the engine area. The truck lost all it's pulling power and we pulled over to find out what had happened. We feared it was the transmission. Patrick called his mechanic back in Gilroy and described ...
... driving, and after about an hour we passed into Kansas. While we were in the car we passed cow farms, and the manure was so stinky! We passed farm after farm, and the smells got worse and worse. We had to go to bed, but my Dad was going to keep driving until he got tired. I had a relaxing day and I hope that I can get the piece of sand out of my eye tomorrow. ...
... print it again. Whatever.
Finally, turns out there is a hotel ghost named Byron at the Plaza Hotel, and he (apparently) frequents rooms 310 and 316. We were in 310. We learned about the ghost in the elevator upon our return at 1:30 a.m. after the drive-in. Comments in the guest book in the room were pretty astonishing: "We didn't hear any moaning or rattling. We tried to talk to Byron, but we didn't see ...
... and chose America's Best Value Inn, we've stayed in a few now and they've all been ok but the main reason for choosing this one was the pool. Most outdoor pools at the motels haven't been open yet as its not high season so we've been teased by them a bit but this one had an indoor pool. I was desperate for a swim and Gareth even said he'd come in for a splash. The room is pleasant enough, as usual but I'm getting slightly annoyed by the lack of proper lighting in these places. I know ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Express La Junta-Hwy 50
Karen at the front desk was very accomodating, she took our photos as we pulled in from cycling all day....room was clean, roomy, excellent shower and bath products available.
Defiantly would recommend this to anyone.....
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