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General Palmer Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   567 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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Ranked #4 of 30 Hotels in Durango
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first time in Durango we stayed at the General Palmer Hotel; a lovely-historic Victorian hotel. Complementary breakfast in the mornings and homemade cookies in the afternoon. Our room had all the amenities and was very Victorian as well. The hotel is conveniently located next to the railroad and all the downtown eateries and shopping. The hotel even has an... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in Durango, CO in July for one week. We choose the General Palmer Hotel for it's convenient location and the reasonable price and were not disappointed by our choice. Established in 1898 the hotel had the old time charm we expected. The hotel was beautifully furnished with Victorian furniture as were the rooms which were spacious and spotless... More

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Stuart, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Durango is one of our favorite western towns, and this was our first time staying at the General Palmer. The hotel is so conveniently located that we parked our car when we arrived and enjoyed two days in Durango without ever needing the car again! We rode the RR one day, and walked around the town and to the local... More

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to indulge yourself with the long ago history of this western town, treat yourself to a stay at this gem of a hotel. Situated in downtown Durango, The General Palmer features all of today's amenities with a sense of yesterday's history. The staff is exceptional, the location is prime and the teddy bear on your bed is... More

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Reidsville, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just finished a lovely four night stay here. Very charming public space which maintains the turn of the century style. Room was comfortable and updated with a most comfortable bed. Staff was helpful and friendly. The hotel is located in historic downtown in front of the narrow gauge train station. Very convenient. We walked to restaurants and train. Never needed... More

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Whistler
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our two night stay at the Palmer Hotel. The room was very comfortable and quite. The only thing that was poor was the continental breakfast. Only raison bread was offered in the breads. Items were not replenished soon enough. There were three of us to share two pieces of raison bread!! No fruit was offered. The English muffins... More

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Bremerton, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel maintains its historic roots with a great cage elevator (watch the door!) and Victorian furnishings. Very convenient for sightseeing, shopping and eating in central Durango. There are some wonderful galleries to visit too.

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BC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, being a fan of historic hotels, like The Menger, I hoped this would be like that. And I guess it started out like I'd hoped. Certainly a gracious welcome and an interesting elevator ride. I took the stairs the rest of the time, but I'm glad I did it once. Then came the breakfast. You know, if you aren't... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The General Palmer hotel is right in the heart of Durango on Main St. There are many good restaurants within walking distance. It is right by the train depot if you are there for the train ride. It is within many historical and natural monuments. We went to Mesa Verde and 4 Corners but wished we had time to do... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I especially address this review to those planning to ride the extraordinary Durango & Silverton tourist train --- the hotel is located only a block away from the D&S station, and your stay will be enlivened by the beautiful sound of the steam engine's whistle as the trains cross the street adjacent to the hotel. In the lobby is a... More

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Address: 567 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — General Palmer Hotel 3*
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