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General Palmer Hotel

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567 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
General Palmer Hotel
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Ranked #5 of 30 Hotels in Durango
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Dade City, Florida
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Husband and I stayed here for two nights on our Colorado vacation. Very impressed with the attentiveness and friendliness of the staff. Great location and able to walk to all restaurants and close proximity to jogging trail along river. Good breakfast with protein only choices (low carb). Would definitely stay here again! Loved everything and the old elevator is really... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife & I spent 3 nights at the General Palmer. We thoroughly enjoyed the authentic Old West atmosphere while also enjoying a spacious room with all necessary amenities. Our room faced the train station. On the plus side, it had the sound and feel of the Old West. On the minus side, it had the sound! You won't sleep... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place was awesome! The room was clean and neat and definitely had character. It was decorated in Victorian Style Furnishings. The front desk folks were very professional. I was surprised how nice the place was for the price paid. Breakfast was a nice surprise. No plastic utensils here, all silver and china. Great value and a wonderful experience!

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Cheshire, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked two nights here and were delighted with our choice. The hotel is a blast from the past with old world style, charm and courtesy but with all of the mod cons added. The foyer and sitting areas are very pleasant with tea and coffee available for guests. We often took ours out on the hotel verandah which... More 

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Bayfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are locals, but even after living here for many years, this was our first stay to this beautiful property. We stayed one night; rooms are beautifully appointed (think Old Victorian), but with a modern bathroom. Bathrobes, in room coffee, cookies upon check-in, as well as coffee bar open continuously, bellman greeting you and taking your bags....it was wonderful. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has charm! We got a great rate and we thought it was a great location. The hotel has a great big porch that you can watch the Durango-Silverton train pull away. You can get to all the shops and restaurants so no need for the car once you get there :)

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The General Palmer Hotel is an historic hotel. The hotel is old but elegant. Our room was beautiful. Bathroom very modern. Our room was on the second floor and overlooked the train station. Some people may not like that you can hear the train in AM. We loved it. The nearness to the train was a big plus for us.... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The General Palmer is located right on Main St. This is good for shopping and restaurants BUT noisy at night. The motorcycles bars and traffic made it impossible to fall asleep before 2am. Plus the air conditioning vent rattled...ugh! We were supposed to stay for 4 nights but left after 2.

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meyding
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed out stay at the General Palmer. The location is at the end of Main Ave in Durango, so near lots of shopping and restaurant options. It is next to the Durango to Silverton Train location, so expect to hear the train in the AM and later in the afternoon. It didn't bother us, but if you plan to... More 

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socaltwo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 3 nights on a 14 night Southwest road trip. Classy place at a reasonable price. We booked it as a package with the D-S RR trip and saved a bit. They have doormen to help you and Keurig machines in the room. Our room overlooked Main Ave and w2as a bit noisy at night with the windows open.... More 

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

Good Afternoon, "socaltwo" Oh my gosh, can you believe the snow?! There was hail just this past Sunday, we almost never know what the day will bring here in Durango. Thank you for leaving a review of your stay with us, I do appreciate it. Paula More 

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