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Blue Lake Ranch

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16919 CO 140, Durango, CO 81301
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I honeymooned at Blue Lake Ranch in 2006, and we have returned several times, including this year to celebrate our 10-year anniversary. Each year, we have been impressed and very satisfied with the quality of service. We have stayed in four different rooms over the years, and each has its unique charm. The property is wonderful, regardless... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated to a night at Blue Lake Ranch by our kids, and then were promptly upgraded, by Michael, the manager, as another guest had canceled. We stayed at the Oak Grove Casita, beautifully built, tastefully furnished, with exquisite views of the La Plata Mountains, gorgeous in the morning sun. The late January snow was fairly deep, maybe three... More 

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bluelakeranch, Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review Blue Lake Ranch. We strive for 100 % Guest Satisfaction, I hope we exceeded your expectations. If there are any suggestions you might have please pass them along to us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Michael More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day before we arrived, Durango received 4 feet of snow. Everything was so beautiful and snow covered and fun since we usually do not see that amount of snow in Columbus, Ohio. It was very apparent even through the snow that Blue Lake has a wonderful setting. Steve, their neighbor was a delight to talk with and really helped... More 

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bluelakeranch, Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks Jill for taking the time to review Blue Lake Ranch. I am sorry to see that our review was less than the five star for which we strive. As an innkeeper its hard for me to leave the Ranch, but in an effort to keep informed, I attended a innkeeper's conference in Austin the week of your stay. Please... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely everything... room, common area, dining room, view, garden, breakfast, and most of all the lovely chef who adds sunshine to your day. The gardens were in full bloom when we went. We enjoyed a nice stroll down to the lake where there are chairs for relaxing and taking in the view. We went to this BnB when I was... More 

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bluelakeranch, General Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Toni - Thank you so much for your kind comments and we're so happy you were able to see the flowers in full bloom - and experience our chef's sumptuous southwestern fare. To have returned 20 years later is quite a tribute to Blue Lake and we appreciate you sharing your comments with the world! More 

Tomball, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very excited to take this trip.. This would be the first time our boys had seen snow...I mean a real snow.. Not the dustings of snow we get every now and then in Houston, TX... The Blue Lake Ranch could not have been more perfect for this. We stayed in Oak Casita which was just beautiful... Just big... More 

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bluelakeranch, General Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

We thank you for your wonderful review of Blue Lake Ranch ! Both the Oak and Cedar Casitas are very popular with our guests - and so happy you enjoyed. And we did arrange for all that snow for your visit - its been a great snow year. All the staff will look forward to your next visit. More 

MISSION
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Blue Lake Ranch was truly an excellent get away for my family. We stayed in the cabin by the lake which sleeps 8 easily. It has two wood burning fireplaces (one on the main floor in the living room and one on the 3rd level in the master bedroom). There is a large elevated deck that overlooks the lake. The... More 

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Susan C, General Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Hi Chris - Thank you for taking the time to share your Blue Lake Ranch experience and especially the highlights of the Cabin. We've taken great care to create accommodations that work well for families. Many guests comment on our sumptuous Southwestern breakfast buffet, so glad you all enjoyed. We look forward to having your family back for another Polar... More 

Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We stayed at Blue Lake during Thanksgiving week. We had to leave a day early due to incumbent weather. This was an excellent B&B off the beaten path. Jackie cooked a wonderful breakfast every morning. She greeted us with a warm smile and so attentive to our three children. We stayed in the Cedar Casita. Our 10 & 3 yr... More 

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Susan C, General Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

We're so happy you enjoyed your stay at Blue Lake Ranch and thank you for taking the time to post your review. The Cedar Casita is a great spot and glad you found it just right. Hope to see you next year ! More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

My husband and I had stayed at Blue Lake once before and invited several friends to join us there at Thanksgiving . We stayed in the Log Cabin on the Lake and had a wonderful weekend - relished the spectacular setting and the huge fireplace which was a focal point of our evenings. What a special place. All of us... More 

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Susan C, General Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

So happy you had a wonderful weekend at Blue Lake Ranch. We strive for an exceptional guest experience and it was delivered! Thank you for taking the time to tell all prospective guests and we look forward to your return visit. More 

Sedona, Arizona, United States
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This place was remote and relaxing. Beautiful. All was wonderful until we found the mouse traps with dead mice in the kitchen. For the price per night this should NOT happen. I know mice are unavoidable in the wilderness but these mice were old and ripe. The housekeeping staff should have found them, not us. That was the only issue,... More 

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HMSaid, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Angela L, Thank you so much for your unusually generous review and rating. We sincerely apologize for the mice. We agree, that is something that should never happen. We look forward to your next visit and we assure you there will be no ripe mice. We're also working on a nice welcome back gift for your return. With gratitude, Haz... More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I would rate this place higher than 5 if I could. Everything from the moment I arrived to the moment I left was perfect. I was in the area to ride the train and needed a place to stay near Durango. Thanks to my fellow TripAdvisors I found this place and I loved it. Here’s a tip. Be sure to... More 

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HMSaid, Public Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

So glad you had a great stay, IsMiester. You made our day! More 

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