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a month ago
We stayed there for the Jan 11, 2020 Rico Winter Festival to ride Fat Bikes. The Rico Mine Shaft was excellent, but better yet was the hosts and their customer service. They accommodated our nutrition needs for breakfast, had the fires going, and were very friendly. The community kitchen area was awesome and we could cook our own meals, even watch a little football playoffs for a few minutes. Very comfortable rooms and bathrooms, very clean. Great location to access all other in town services. Very highly recommended!!! Coby and Tracy
- Coby W
a week ago
Great treasure in Rico. Andrew was super helpful, accomodations were great -warm, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was yummy as well. And they are dog friendly! Even better. We will be back!
- Kim B
a month ago
A quiet and quaint place to rest your head. They go the extra mile for comfort's sake. Worth the quick drive from Telluride!
- pamela b

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The historic Mine Shaft Inn is located in the beautiful town of Rico, Colorado. We offer rooms with both private and shared bathrooms, as well as breakfast and cooking facilities for all of our guests. Surrounded by the beautiful San Juan National Forest, the possibilities for any nature lover are endless. Whether you enjoy hikes, fishing, biking, soaking in hotsprings, or even just relaxing on our beautiful back patio and enjoying the serenity, Rico has something for everyone. We are only 30 minutes from Telluride, where during the summer there is a different festival happening every week. Come stay with us and explore what the hidden gem of Rico has to offer!

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20 S Glasgow Ave
Rico, CO 81332
United States

Business Hours

Mon:8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sat:8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sun:8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
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