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In The Heart Of Downtown Salida, The Largest Historic District in Colorado.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type condo


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

The Speakeasy Condo is located in the historic District of Downtown Salida, CO. The location provides easy walking to all downtown restaurants and bars. The Arkansas River runs through town a block away and the downtown park and amphitheater is within earshot. The condo is the newly remodeled second floor of a 1899 built historic building, come enjoy our town and the historic beginning of Colorado mountain living.

The entire second floor and upstairs back deck is available for your stay. There is a full kitchen for cooking meals and an antique clawfoot tub for an historic experience.

There are numerous restaurants and 2 liquor stores within blocks from the front door. Music from the park and neighboring bars can be enjoyed from the back deck, The Arkansas river whitewater park and boat ramp is a block away for those who are boaters. The location is very much downtown Salida. We are right next door to Bensons Tavern and the VIctoria Tavern is across the street. If you are excited about being in the thick of things then this is the right place , if you are a light sleeper then maybe not.

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Julie Jackson
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2018

About Julie Jackson

My name is Julie, I have owned the building since 1989. We just remodeled the upstairs to attract short term renters like yourself. I operate my business J2 Softwear downstairs. I make custom polar fleece clothing. Stop in and say hi if you like. If you have any questions about getting around or what to do, where to eat I can help out.

Why Julie Jackson chose Downtown Salida

Our property is located in the largest Historic District in Colorado right downtown in out little town of Salida. The property was built in 1899 and has had many businesses throughout the years, including billiard hall, casino, restaurant and we believe a speakeasy. Come stay and feel the vibe from 117 years of history at your doorstep.

What makes this condo unique

The property is 1 block from the river and the river park. Live music can be heard from the park and from our neighboring tavern, Bensons. There are many restaurants and bars within walking ditance so park your car and enjoy checkiing out town on foot. The back deck offers views of the surrounding mountains while "S" Mountain and its mountain biking trail system is right out the window. Staying downtown you will get a good feel for the flavor of a Historic Mountain Town. The Speakeasy is a licensed short term rental with the city of Salida, License #0404.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Downtown Salida in Salida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Historic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Victorian clawfoot bathtub and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 is a lrge room with a flat screen TV and a queen bed with the original oak floor. Bedroom 2 has a Victorian queen bed and the original oak floors. The living space has a full pull out hide a bed sofa to sleep a total of 6 people comfortably in the condo.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Our space has an historic feel with antiques and historic pictures decorating the walls. Some interior brick walls and original trim from the 1900's gives our space a historic romantic feel.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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In The Heart Of Downtown Salida, The Largest Historic District in Colorado.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Great Location and Great Accommodations in Downtown

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed here for a few days during spring break to ski at Monarch, and we could not have picked a better spot. The condo is larger than it looks in the pictures, and is decorated/furnished really nice. The sleeping arrangement was perfect for us, as we have two high school aged kids, so they were able to split the sleeping between the second bedroom and the fold-out couch.

The location is only one block from the river and hiking access to the "S" mountain behind town, and all the restaurants and shops are within easy walking distance. There are some reviews that mention street noise at night due to the central location, but we did not experience any noise, and we were there Saturday night on St. Patrick's day.

We had two other groups that met in Salida that week for skiing, and they were all jealous of the Speak Easy condo.

The owners were very helpful and communicated immediately when we had any questions, and the whole process was very simple. We are planning a return trip this summer, and once we get our dates finalized we will hopefully be able to reserve this one again. If you are planning a trip to Salida, I would highly recommend the Speak Easy!!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Clark Thank you so much for the kind words and review. Your family was a pleasure to host. Julie
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Excellent property and location!! Thank you for sharing your beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely-outfitted, centrally located apartment

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed staying in this 2br apartment, centrally located in Salida. The place was beautifully decorated with everything we needed for cooking. The place is downtown near several bars with people chatting outside, so earplugs are a necessity (and the apartment came nicely supplied with a few extra, which was key). Salida was terrific and I would definitely consider visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend getaway in Salida

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed and decorated place. Walk to the river and downtown Salida is outside your door. Being in the heart of downtown it is not quiet, but really doesn't impact the experience.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Darling and great location!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a very last minute booking, and Julie made it happen. We loved the location and were able to walk almost everywhere. The place is super cute!! I highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really nice loft apartment.

  • 4 of 5

A unique location in downtown Salida, well furnished with items you would choose for your own home. Julie has done a good job with the lighting. Really enjoyed the private deck. A short walk to the river, restaurants, bars, and shops out your front door. TV's and wifi worked without issue. The only suggestions my wife came up with were more soap for the bathroom and add an iron and ironing board. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Salida Golf Course


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £52.79
Damage Deposit £351.95

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.