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Strater Hotel

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699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Springfield, VA
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old school hotel in a perfect locale in Durango. 19th century decor and furnishings. Courteous, friendly, and efficient staff. Adequate parking. Room was quaint albeit small and cramped. Adequate bathroom. Great bar with good food. Immediate access to shopping.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for just one night for the train ride. I loved the decorations here and wanted to eat at the restaurant, but my son did not want to. The hotel is very cute and clean. The rooms were a little small, but big enough for us to have a little room to move. I did like that there... More 

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Fullerton, Ca, USA
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145 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed four nights. From a few negative Tripadvisor reviews, we did have some concerns. When checking in, there is a loading zone (yellow curbside) in front of the hotel on Main street. You can also "feed" one of the meters for a few minutes, if you need to. Once you check in, you get a parking permit (no extra... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at the Strater, having thought for years it would be a nice place to stay. The building is in tip-top shape inside and out. The comfortable rooms are individually and beautifully decorated so no two are the same. The staff could not be more pleasant or helpful! Our suite had a murphy bed in the living... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel has old world charm .The room we had on the 1st floor was small and quite dark but probably typical of a hotel room for this bye gone age .The room although being on the 1st floor looking out onto the street and not far from the bar was in fact quiet and we were never disturbed by... More 

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Oak Hill, VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed at the Strater while visiting Mesa Verde NP, which is about an hour west of Durango. The Strater has the feel of history - furnishings, wallpaper, etcetera - while offering the modern amenities of an upscale (though not luxury) hotel. Rooms are fairly small, but comfortable. The hotel is on Durango's main shopping street, with shops and restaurants for... More 

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Boonville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our Honeymoon and this hotel is absolutely Amazing!!!!!! The service was top notch, from check in to The Diamond Belle Saloon!!!! Found out on our trip that part National Lampoons Vacation was filmed here!! ( When Chevy Chase needs money and they are at the Grand Canyon....he tries to cash check and desk clerk says no...desk clerk... More 

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Sandy, Utah, United States
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visited Durango previously, and always wanted to go back and stay at the Strater. This very well restored/maintained hotel is truly a step back in time and our four day stay was extremely enjoyable. The Strater met or exceeded all of my expectations. The room was very nicely decorated with custom wallpaper, antique furniture and a modern bath.... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While we didn't stay in Louis L'Amour's favorite room (#222), we were nonetheless charmed by our stay at the historic Strater Hotel. Unlike so many new hotels that are self-consciously cool and chic, the Strater celebrates a colorful, comfortable past. Our room transported us to the Victorian era with a carved oak bed, tassels on the drapes and a star-studded... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had an amazing night eating , drinking and singing along to great live western music in the front bar here. Loads of atmosphere, great food, yummy drinks and reasonable prices. A truly memorable night. Wished we'd stayed here as well. A true slice of a great Western town's life. Lots of locals. 🐎🐄🐴🐃🐓Loved it!

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