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Strater Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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Ranked #4 of 30 hotels in Durango
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Lakeside Park, KY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I chose the Strater because it featured antique walnut furniture in an old hotel. But it is also located in the heart of downtown, along the "main" street. There are lots of shops to look in (including an antique mall) and you can walk to the river and also see the steam engine train go by right behind the hotel.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thank you to all the staff (especially Julie Ann) at the Strater Hotel who made our 25th Anniversary amazing. Your customer service went above and beyond. The Strater is an amazing historic hotel that doesn't disappoint. Close to everything.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice flashback in time. It is located downtown and convenient to shops and Durango railroad depot. It has many antiques and well upkept. Pricing is way overboard for what you get however. Air conditioning was not adequate, rooms needed fans, floors creaked, single elevator was very slow, and water pressure was low. Cheap breakfast buffet next door... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to stop for a beverage . Great atmosphere and old time design and furnishings. Staff dressed in old time garb which was fun. Good selection of drinks..current and past favorites. My husband has a gin fizz. We didn't stay at the hotel but would try to do that on our next visit. It was booked so requires advance... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night here on our way to Breckenridge. It is an old hotel, but well maintained, close to the main shopping area & restaurants! Took a carriage ride around the town, fun! Would stay there again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in after a motorcycle rally and enjoyed the ragtime piano and some drinks. Wife likes a specialty drink and they made it perfectly. Appetizers were great and the piano player was very accomplished, taking requests and playing without sheet music. If you have not been here you should stop in at least for a drink an some goo old... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based upon my wife's friends recommendation, we spent our only night in Durango at the Strater Hotel. It's located in the heart of downtown, has a fun Wild West lobby feel with antiques and memorabilia and old Victorian furniture, and the room is decent. You even feel that the room has been updated with new wallpaper, and beds but then... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very special place... a destination in its own right. First of all the staff were great. I accidentally left a bag behind after I'd checked out and only found out when I was at Mesa Verde! They were very helpful and stored it at reception so I could just pick it up at my convenience. They gave... More

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mthomgm, General Manager at Strater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Durango and choosing the Strater Hotel to host you during your recent visit. We are pleased to have received your positive feedback and insightful comments. We truly appreciate you taking the time to allow us the opportunity to learn about your recent experience. All of us here at the Strater Hotel look forward to... More

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights here. The location is great for easy access to shops, restaurants and the train station. The hotel is a classic with all the decorations and themes directly from the old west. The rooms are nicely appointed and the bed we slept in was comfortable. However, if you have a disability this is not the place to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Guide Out West, a DMC based in Denver, has just returned from Durango, Colorado, touring with a group of seniors from Washington. Not only was the Durango/Silverton train ride a huge hit (as always!) but the Strater Hotel was a wonderful place to "headquarter" us. The staff is very guest-oriented and pleasant. The rooms are almost works of art... More

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mthomgm, General Manager at Strater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Durango and choosing the Strater Hotel to host you during your recent visit. We are pleased to have received your positive feedback and insightful comments. We truly appreciate you taking the time to allow us the opportunity to learn about your recent experience. All of us here at the Strater Hotel look forward to... More

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Address: 699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Strater Hotel 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Durango #4 Business Hotel in Durango #4 Family Hotel in Durango
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1887, The historic Strater Hotel is a prominent downtown Durango, Colorado landmark located two blocks north of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Cleveland pharmacist, Henry Strater, believed Durango would thrive, and with its prosperity, it would need a grand hotel. The Strater Hotel opened after an expenditure of $70,000 and placement of 376,000 native red bricks and hand-carved sandstone cornices and sills. As the hotel evolved, it became a popular winter retreat for Durango town folk who would close their own homes during the cold months and move into the hotel. Currently, the Strater Hotel houses the world’s largest collection of American Victorian Antiques, many of which decorate its 93 guestrooms including its Louis L’Amour Room—designated Literary Landmark. The Strater Hotel is home to the Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville, Henry Strater Theatre, Diamond Belle Saloon, Mahogany Grille, Strater Catering and Events, and The Office Spiritorium. ... more   less 
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