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Blue Lake Ranch

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16919 Hwy 140, Hesperus, CO 81326
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We attended a weekend wedding here and we stayed in the lake house cabin with 4 other people. The log cabin was very nice and cozy. An excellent wooden deck over looking the trout filled lake. The wedding reception was held at their reception center which was a timber framed building with beautiful gardens all around. Breakfast was served daily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife booked this for a road trip that she, my grandson and I took in August. The reviews were great but wow! When we arrived was it something else. Upon checking in the young man was so polite and accommodating and had upgraded us to a ground floor room instead of an upstairs one. Our suite included a living... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at Blue Lake Ranch a number of times over the past 22 years. I'm hoping my review will help you have a Very Good, or Excellent stay at Blue Lake Ranch. The Cabin on the Lake is one of the most expensive accommodations on the property. You might have some expectations, given the price point, and the fact... More 

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Avon Lake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On our recent visit to Durango we stayed in the lower springs casita at Blue Lake Ranch. The rooms and accomodations are beautiful only matched by the gorgeous vista out every window. The perfect start to every morning was the delicious breakfast and wonderful welcome you get from Jackie ! Jackie was extremely helpful with our grandchildren.

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The pictures are so understated! This place is an unexpected oasis, with lush gardens, rustic paths, gorgeous accommodations, and yummy breakfasts. We were looking for a weekend getaway, and Blue Lake Ranch delivered a delightfully peaceful retreat. We just loved sitting by the lake watching the enormous trophy trout, listening to the countless songbirds, and awaiting the approaching rain clouds.... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Wonderful property. Extremely relaxing. Beautiful surrounding gardens. Excellent gourmet breakfast. Quiet and peaceful with beautiful mountain vistas. 20 min. drive from Durango, CO. Room amenities great.

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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were in the Oak Casita with the lovely mountain view. The accommodations are very comfy, and roomy with fantastic breakfasts (thanks Jackie!). But the carefully tended gardens with poppies, wildflowers and various other blooms gave this place an especially dreamy quality. Romantic and refreshing with easy access to Durango and the San Juan Skyway. Well done!

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Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed here 2 consecutive nights and found it a peaceful alternative to Durango with lovely gardens and paths, a knock-out breakfast on a beautiful outdoor patio and cottages that are spacious and leave you feeling pampered. We had the Oak Casita, which had a nice, recently-built feel to it, but with enough southwest design elements to make for a... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Blue Lake is our choice our annual anniversary getaway. The gardens in June are fabulous. (though we have been there in May, July and August and found the gardens to be equally lovely) We recently returned from a couple of nights in the Lake View room. Like all the rooms and cottages on the property, the room was very nice.... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice place, nice views. No AC in an area where it is commonly above 90 degrees during the day. Ran out of water, not hot, just water in general, while in the shower, no real reason. The 2 upstairs rooms in the main lodge have NO AC, so figure on a daytime temp of 80+ in your room. Not that... More 

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