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The Windsor Hotel

605 Grand Ave, Del Norte, CO 81132
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Ranked #1 of 6 Del Norte B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
raylutz40 Calhan, Colorado
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calhan, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an absolutely marvelous hotel in the middle of the Colorado Mountains. Beautifully restored, immaculate modern rooms, charming secluded court yard topped off with outstanding service. In the morning we were greeted by a fresh brewed coffee area right out side our room complete with tasty pastries. The restaurant is to die for!

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Windsor Hotel was a perfect over-night stay. Great attention to detail. Our room was lovely and quiet. Very friendly staff. Enjoyed the historic building and restoration. We give it our highest recommendation!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My wife and I visited Del Norte to visit our cousins who live in this small town. While we were doing some antique shopping all the towns people were ecstatic about their newly renovated hotel and restaurant called the Windsor Hotel. Well, we decided to visit this historic Hotel Restaurant and Bar. While there we meet Cody and Steve owners... More

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This hotel is a gem, beautifully restored with love and attention to detail. Our king room had amazingly high ceilings with gorgeous trim, beautiful windows and the perfect amount of space. coffee nook down the hall had fresh brewed coffee with real cream (way to my heart) along with the coffee pods. Super friendly service. Will definitely stay here again.

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Colorado Springs
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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Saved from demolition by the townspeople, this nineteenth century property has been thoroughly renovated while preserving its historic character. Best hotel in the San Luis valley with reasonable prices and friendly staff.

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Sandy, Utah
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This historic building had been vacant for 30 years and was 24 hours from demolition when a small group of history-loving philanthropist/entrepreneurs took action to save the building for future generations. Talk to Steve, who was part of that small group, and you'll appreciate what they went through to save the building and maintain the old-west flavor, while meeting modern... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Decided to check out the sandhill cranes in Southern Colorado at the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge this year and found this historic wonder in Del Norte [20-25 minutes from the MVNWR]. Saved by a group interested in historic preservation, the Windsor Hotel is beautifully renovated. Enjoyed listening to Steve relate the process of rescuing the building. We stayed two... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Many travel highway U.S. 160 blasting their way in one day's drive from Texas or Oklahoma to some unfortunate Colorado ski area or river. This place is not for you people. Sorry. The Windsor Hotel is a step into the past and with the kind of luxury that is welcomed by the kind of person who stops and enjoys life.... More

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Monte Vista, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My husband and I went to the Windsor to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We had been before and were not impressed with either the food or the service but this time it was different - excellent food (We both had the salmon, cooked to perfection) and service. We thoroughly enjoyed being there for that celebration.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Windsor Hotel in Del Norte is an oasis on your way to the 4 Corners of Colorado. The staff is very welcoming and they make the whole experience one to remember. Within the hotel is a great restaurant and I mean FANTASTIC ! They source all local products from vegetables to meat and I would rate the food as... More

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Address: 605 Grand Ave, Del Norte, CO 81132
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Location: United States > Colorado > Del Norte
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Built in 1874, and one of Colorado's oldest hotels, the Windsor has been the heart of the town of Del Norte for nearly 140 years. Originally known as "The Whitsitt House", this “Grand Dame’s” construction started soon after the town was founded in 1871. In the last quarter of the 1800's, Del Norte was a booming and thriving mining and ranching hub. Once on the short list for the capital of Colorado, Del Norte lost by one vote to Denver as state capital. The Windsor Hotel was the focal point of social and commercial activity in San Luis Valley area and remained a regional gathering spot for over a hundred years. Del Norte, remained a prospering and influential town in south western Colorado until the early 1970's. The Windsor Hotel too, began to reflect the area’s decline. By 1993, the hotel was dilapidated and in a state of ruination. A wrecking ball was literally looming over the decaying and lifeless “Victorian Lady” as she awaited her final fate. With amazing foresight and dedication, a local benefactor and his wife, Doctor Raymond & Mrs. Barbra Culp, stepped in to save the Windsor from demolition, literally at the last minute (the hotel lounge, Bistro Barbara, is named after Mrs. Culp in her honor). Over the past 20 years, several phases of reconstruction, restoration and regeneration have produceded an eloquent lodging and dining establishment. Highlights are a "turn-of-the-century" parlor, elegant dining and event rooms, and a living history interpretive area. ... more   less 
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