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General Palmer Hotel

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3.0 of 5
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567 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stay here often when in Durango. Staying here will take you back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. Lots of charm and fun. Watch the Train leave and arrive from deck. If you are looking for large rooms, modern conveniences, spa, or big hot breakfasts, may want to look elsewhere. But, that is not the General Palmer. Manager... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a gem of a hotel! Perfect location, excellent customer service, walking distance to just about everything, quaint rooms with period furniture...I could go on and on. Gave it a four star for two reasons: the bathtub caulking was moldy and the air conditioner wasn't sufficiently cooling.

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Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great room in this lovely hotel!...Staff very friendly..best place to stay in Durango. Beautiful room with a view of the Train depot ..nice walk to restaurants and nearby shopping. Nice continental breakfast . Clean rooms. Nice staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped randomly looking for a room for one night before our Durango /silverton train ride. The staff was extremely accommodating, friendly, and wonderful to our 12 year old son. They have free continental breakfast in the morning, and chocolate chip cookies in the afternoons. The rooms are impeccable. Great rate, clean, and not your run of the mill chain!

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vancouver, bc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a old hotel so don't expect every amenity but it tries hard. Great location with a wonderful feel. Nice staff. Basis continental breakfast. Close to restaurants; the railroad, movies; etc. Would stay again without question.

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LITTLE ROCK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Compared with the other historic hotel a block further down on Main Street, we much prefer General Palmer. General Palmer is a small property with lots of charm. The rooms are nicely appointed, good size, and very comfortable. The hotel has a delightful library and breakfast area. All in all, the General Palmer is our first choice when staying in... More 

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estes park
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the history and decor of this hotel and while it was clean and overall comfortable with a great central location, it is lacking in areas. We only saw one employee at a time except for 1 young man greeting us at the door when we arrived on Saturday (didn't see him Monday). However, no one offered to help... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place online because we needed a place to stop for one night on our way through town. Amazing! Beautiful old hotel with lots of charm. The room was big and very clean. We were upstairs and it was quiet even though the streets were full of people walking around having fun with all the nightlife. The lobby was... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quaint, boutique, historical property. The rooms are a bit small (but typical of the age of the hotel) but certainly adequate. Everything is updated and comfortable. The wifi is good and the breakfast is great. The location in the historic downtown of Durango means lots of things (shops, coffee places, restaurants, bars, the RR) are within a... More 

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Durango, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family has stayed here before, but this was our first visit this year. We were delighted to see that the rooms were even more updated than our last excellent stay. The shower was completely overhauled and modernized, and new carpeting was installed. Everything was delightful and we all had a perfect night's sleep. Upon checkout at 4:30 am, we... More 

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