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Iron Horse Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5800 North Main Street, Durango, CO 81301
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Ranked #25 of 30 hotels in Durango
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We called the Iron Horse Inn our home base for 2 nights as we explored the spectacular surroundings of Durango and the San Juan Mountains. Most important was that it was pet-friendly, so based on that alone, I am appreciative of any place that welcomes our boys. And boy, oh boy, are they pet-friendly. Almost everyone at the Inn had... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My Daughter and I were finishing up a 2300 mi 4 day college tour and was scheduled to visit Ft Lewis College in Durango on June 26th. Coming from the Denver area, we knew we would be late and called the hotel to let them know and to arrange a late arrival. They informed us there would be a note... More

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is on the far north end of town, but the bi-level suites and trackside views make it a unique place to stay. They have plenty of parking right in front of your door and the rooms are nicely equipped with the modern standards (fridge, microwave, flat panel TV) as well as less usual features like a fireplace and... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just dated and older. Pretty expensive for a place like this. I really do not have anything good to say about our stay. A bit outside of town, will need to drive. I would say pass unless it was $50 cheaper. We paid a little over a $100.

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Greenbrier, Arkansas
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the Iron Horse Inn due to price (109 for 2 queens, including taxes) and the fact that it had a view of the tracks (we were in town to ride the train).There have been some efforts to renovate this unique motel outside of Durango. The bedding was all nice and new/updated. The walls/paneling had been painted/updated. The bathroom... More

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Riverside, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel about 6 years ago on a whim and decided to return based on good memories. The hotel is clean and offers a decent breakfast. We stayed on the track side. I like the studio set up of the room however the stairs are pretty steep and could be dangerous for little ones. I just blocked... More

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Maitland, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reserved two nights accommodation at the Iron Horse, principally going the "look" and location close to the railway line. I should have done my homework (although I thought I did). The number of guests should have made us more aware when booking in. Once booked in we found out the full extent. First it was well out of town... More

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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The Iron Horse Inn provides good value in an otherwise expensive town. Each year since 2009 we have brought a group of wounded/injured troops and veterans from Fort Carson, Colorado and Fort Huachuca, Arizona to Durango for some Fly Fishing. The folks at Iron Horse have bent over backwards for us to accommodate our special needs and insure a great... More

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Oxford, Pennsylvania, Usa
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

If this place was priced the same as most of the hotels we scoped out in Durango, I think some of the complaints I've read here would be more valid, but on our Rocky Mountain trip, we wanted to stay at some places that weren't the usual sanitized chains. I enjoyed seeing the Silverton-Durango train right by. For us, traveling... More

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Searcy, Arkansas, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

First room reading lights above bed broken. Second room floor lamp broken. Chairs in laundry room broken. No WiFi in rooms. No heat of cool upstairs. Generally old and decrepit. Definitely over priced. Only plus - nice breakfast.

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Address: 5800 North Main Street, Durango, CO 81301
Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Iron Horse Inn 2*
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