Here’s what people are saying about Mountain View Lodge…

This place was the best! Situated outside the charming town of Cortez, the suite was comfortable, clean with a lot of space. The countryside was beautiful, the hosts outstanding in their personalities and communication, I will say this: Stay here or be forever sorry. This gorgeous home is strategically placed between the Canyon of the Ancients and Mesa Verde. I canʻt say enough positive things about this home away from home. Thank you to the hosts!  – Charmaine (August 2018)

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We had a great time. Right location to explore the area Mesa Verde, Durango Silverton train. JanElle and her family are truly Super Host Breakfasts were very tasty. This was an awesome experience in our travels! – Sara and Bob from Ohio (August 2018)


This was the best place my wife and I have stayed at. The place was very roomy, clean, and comfortable. Breakfast was great and a very nice touch. It is also close to the Mesa Verde national park. My wife and I were thankful for the advice given about the the park. It saved us a lot of time in deciding which part of the park to explore with our limited time. Overall it is a great place that my wife and I would return to! – Matthew (July 2018)


This was an outstanding experience in a newly renovated ranch style home. There was still a touch of vintage charm but everything was sparkling clean and new. There is a lovely walk in stone shower, a huge king sized bed, a shared and a private living room, and a fun shared kitchen and dining area. JanElle and her husband made knock out fantastic handmade pancakes and syrup!! My goodness. It was also a treat to meet her family. This is truly a family run business with their 5 children. I look forward to coming back for another visit and wish them the best of luck on their new endeavors! – Jenna (July 2018)


This home was beautiful! From the start JanElle was available to answer any questions we had, she responded quickly and made sure we had all of the information we needed. When we arrived, we were met at the door and shown around. The suite where we stayed was amazing; we had a large bedroom with a private bathroom and private sitting room. We woke up to a delicious home cooked breakfast. We were 15 minutes from Mesa Verde National Park and less than 10 minutes from town. I would definitely recommend this room to others. – Kayla (July 2018)


I don’t know where to start on this amazing home me & my friend had the privilege of staying in. JanElle & her husband went above and beyond making us feel like we were actually at home. From the amazing hospitality to the home cooked breakfast in the morning, they were the best host I’ve ever had. The house was beyond clean which made us feel so at ease. Amazing location in the quiet/ small town of Cortez. We went to “The Farm Bistro” about 5 minutes from their house & we would seriously rate the restaurant a 10/10 (must eat there!). Then ended the night going to the movie theatre right across the street. We will for sure be back! I can’t thank JanElle enough!! The sweetest woman we’ve ever met! It was so amazing! – Maddie (July 2018)