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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
General Palmer Hotel
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Ranked #5 of 29 Hotels in Durango
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rochester
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was the best! Great location, very quiet, comfortable rooms and incredible history. It is like stepping back in time. Breakfast was served on china and was adequate for our needs....nothing fancy but good. The elevator is very small and fun. The staff is so helpful and accommodating. Crystal was the best with helping us find the best dining... More 

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Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Step back in time and expect to be treated well. Cookies are available in the afternoon. The breakfast offered was served on china. The rooms are wonderful. The beds are so comfortable and luxurious. The elevator is tiny but fun. It could be a struggle with someone handicapped. If you want to stay downtown and get the full flavor of... More 

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White Lake, Mi
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The General Palmer Hotel is an ideal location from which to explore Durango. The staff is very cordial and upbeat. The room was on the cool side but a space heater was privided to take the chill off, thus making the room very comfortable. The rooms tend to be on the smaller side due to the age when the hotel... More 

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Hobe Sound, FL
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the room have been redone and they are beautiful. We looked at many of the room while we were there and found them all different with there own charm. The receptionist was great, very helpful. location is probably the best you can get in Durango, and there was no issue with parking. Great place to stay.

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Sydney, Australia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
58 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are all the way back home in Australia now but still remembering the lovely General Palmer hotel. It really is the only place to stay if you want a taste of old style, elegant hotels. We really enjoyed it, especially the friendly staff, the great location, the train next door and the cookies! The bed and room were great,... More 

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Louisville, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the General Palmer Hotel. It is located in the heart of Durango, just seconds (literally) from shopping, cafes, entertainment and restaurants. The staff was very friendly and the continental breakfast really hit the spot. Our room was very nice - in the Paradise Building. The room was very clean and the bathroom was lovely.... More 

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paulanelson, General Manager at General Palmer Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review in regards to your stay here at the General Palmer Hotel. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, the downtown location is a plus, I agree!! Thank you again. Paula N. Nelson General Manager More 

Durango, Colorado
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

adorable small historic hotel. very clean and interesting. attentive and friendly staff. Loved the decor and had a nice quiet and clean room. We enjoyed the free breakfast which was fresh and clean as well. will stay here again!

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paulanelson, General Manager at General Palmer Hotel, responded to this review

I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for your review, I very much appreciate you taking to the time. I am happy to hear that your enjoyed your stay with us, I will let my staff know as well More 

Santa Fe
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This a a very nice, small historic hotel in the heart of Durango downtown. Most o fthe furnishings are antique replicas, but the look and feel is old west elegance. Only drawback is the tiny elevator. Very quiet and relaxed atmosphere. Breakfast is included, and it is very satisfying and easy in aa cozy breakfast room. Staff is very courteous... More 

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Kilgore Tx
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Enjoyed staying at the General Palmer, Very nice, friendly staff,It is in a great location within walking distance of everything in Town,Absolutely loved the Train whistle if you love the ambience of stepping back in time I would recommend this place to everyone

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Staying at this hotel felt like stepping back in time (in a good way), the decor is just awesome and the lift is the best bit! The hotel is very central and quiet. The room was very cosy and clean overlooking the town, and the bed was comfy. The staff and especially Jeff were amazing and super helpful. We ve... More 

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