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AppleLodge Bed & Breakfast

15081 W. Hwy. 160 , Del Norte, CO 81132 USA (Show map)

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The AppleLodge is a chalet style home on 2 1/2 acres just West of Del Norte, Colorado. It is located on scenic highway 160 in the San Luis Valley between Alamosa and Pagosa Springs. Nestled in the foothills it enjoys views of the San Juan Mountains to the South and west, the La Garita Mountains to the North, and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the East. The AppleLodge opened for business in the Fall of 2003 and has three bedrooms for rent in the B&B. Private baths, great views, spacious common areas, and delicious breakfasts are just a few of the many ammenities. There is also a separate lodge with a kitchen and bunkrooms for families/groups called the Bushel House. The Bushel House includes a movie/game/conference room for your group to gather together in. The AppleLodge is situated in a prime location to enjoy Southern Colorado at its best. Skiing at Wolf Creek Ski Area, hiking in miles of National Forrest, and some of Colorado's best hunting and fishing are just some of the many activities that abound. Whether your's is a long or short stay at the AppleLodge, it is always good medicine for the soul.



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.5

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Great soot near Wolf Creek

3.4 on March 17, 2015

Convenient location for skiing Wolf Creek. Hosts were very attentive and gave great recommendations for outside dining options and general info on the area. I would recommend this spot to friends.

Great home base for Wolf Creek and environs

4.4 on January 10, 2015

My boyfriend and I very much enjoyed staying here on a short ski trip over NY 2015. (Apple Lodge is 45 min from Wolf Creek and 5 hours from Boulder.)The owners, Mark and Judy, are very personable, helpful and friendly but not overbearing. They will chat if you are so inclined, but they will also let you relax in silence if that's what you wish. They have a very cute little dog, Hazel, who is friendly, playful and well-behaved. Mark and Judy made sure we had clear directions and they made good restaurant recommendations too. (Try Three Barrels Brewery and Pizzeria in Del Norte). The common area "fireplace room" is a wonderful place to relax on the couch or in the recliner to enjoy some homemade cookies and tea or coffee while you read. Christmas music played softly in the background and added to the warm, holiday ambiance. Breakfasts were hearty and delicious and the owners readily accommodated my vegetarian diet. Try this place for you next trip to Wolf Creek - it's much more quiet, comfortable and homey than any hotel could be and is worth a few extra dollars!

A nice warm place in the cold

4.6 on December 20, 2014

We had to change plans for ou roadtrip and picked this place after a quick internet-research very short trem. We staid only one night, and were very pleasantly surprised about the very warm welcome, the free upgrade to a larger room and how impeccable the prperty is maintained; you clearly see how invested and commited the owners are. Breakfast was delicious ad we regretted that we had to leave the other day.

Thre Apple Stay

5 on August 13, 2014

Very comfortable and homey. The attendants were so warm and gracious and willing to help us feel welcome. The breakfasts were yummy, hot and very attractively served. Would stay again if in the area.

Charming And Affordable

4.4 on August 03, 2014

Innkeepers were amazing. Called me on my cell to make sure I would be in an area that I could get some supper since I was checking in late. Very Concerned and caring

Apple Lodge is a good stop

4.4 on June 22, 2014

Apple Lodge is a good stop in southern Colorado near South Fork.

Colorado getaway

3.2 on June 16, 2014

Husband and I found Applelodge B and B while googling for lodging between Montrose and Colorado Springs. We stayed in the "Red Delicious" room, which has a private bath and king size bed. I slept wonderfully but my husband thought the bed was a little soft. The room and bath were very clean, homey, comfortable and convenient for our travels through central and western Colorado. We would definitely return and spend another night with the Applewhites and their quaint Band B. Sat on the front porch Saturday morning drank our coffee and watched the herd of buffalo and their babies across the highway.

Passing thru

4.6 on May 25, 2014

Delightful and wonderful hospitality

Will certainly go again

4.2 on March 24, 2014

I highly recommend this B&B. The Applewhites are absolutely wonderful people who aim to please. I will go back ASAP, and will stay again at this B&B without bothering to look elsewhere. Alan in Waco Texas

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your kind words. We really enjoyed getting to know you and your family. We hope to be able to visit again real soon. God bless you and yours, Mark and Judy

Our stay in Del Norte

4.0 on December 18, 2013

The people were very very hospitable and bent over backwards to make our stay nice. The view and access to the house are wonderful.

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Rooms & Rates

McIntosh Suite - Rates based on two people + $10 per extra person/night

  • Maximum Capacity: 5

Granny Smith Room (2 persons max)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Red Delicious Room - Rates based on two people + $10 per night for extra person

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Cabin for 2 to 20 (no breakfast)2 people = $79 + $20/person/night extra fee

  • Maximum Capacity: 20

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains


Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Directions to property:

Getting to the AppleLodge is easy from most any direction. It is located just west of Del Norte Colorado on the westbound side of U.S. Highway 160 at mile marker 201. From Denver or Colorado Springs and parts north-- take U.S. Highway 285 South to State Highway 112. This takes you right into Del Norte. Then turn right (west) on U.S. Highway 160 and it's just west of town on the right. From Santa Fe, New Mexico and parts south-- take U.S. Highway 285 North to Alamosa and turn left (west) onto U.S. Highway 160 and go through Alamosa and through Monte Vista to Del Norte. Then it's just west of town on the right. From Walsenberg and parts east-- take U.S. Highway 160 west over La Vita Pass and then through Alamosa and Monte Vista to Del Norte. Then it's just west of town on the right. From Pagosa Springs and parts west-- take U.S. Highway 160 east over Wolf Creek Pass and then through South Fork to Del Norte. The AppleLodge will be on your left just before you get to town.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Geologic Areas, National Parks, Waterfalls, Scenic Overlooks, Hot Springs, Onsite Massage Available, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Radio, Spa, Telephone, Videos , King, Queen, Or 2 Single Beds Avail.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Desk, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sand Dunes National Park, Museums, Rock Climbing, Wildlife refuges, Live Theatre, World Class Golf Course 15 minutes, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside Only
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children 12 and under free
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Only during high seasons.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% or first day deposit (whichever is greater) required at time of reservation.
  • Cancellations: If a room is rebooked after a cancellation there is no fee. If room cannot be rebooked, a cancellation fee is charged. If a cancellation is made 7 days or more prior to arrival deposit is forfeited. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to arrival are subject to full rate for all nights reserved.



Mark and Judy Applewhite

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Dogs , Miniature Schnauzer

About the innkeepers

Reading, Hunting, Hiking, Fishing, Sight Seeing, Sewing and Meeting People

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Full Country

  • Time Served: 7 or 8 or 9 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

Signature Dish

AppleLodge French Toast
First Course-- Roasted cinamon apple blizzard. Second course-- Stuffed French Toast, bacon/sausage, hash browns, juice/milk, and coffee.



15081 W. Hwy. 160 , Del Norte, CO 81132 USA (Show map)

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