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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

I was skiing with friends in Durango for a couple of days, while looking for a place to stay I stumbled upon this Gem of a B & B! First we each got a free upgrade because it's winter! Winter upgrades in a ski area are rare! My room the "Oak Casita" could of accommodated 4 travelers easily! Every detail... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

We stayed in the La Plata Vista room in the main house. The good part of our stay was the beautiful grounds, vista from our room, the friendly staff, the romantic fireplace and the amazing breakfast. The bad was the bed (ugh) which was VERY soft (although the sheets were fantastic), the noise that echoed into our room from the... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Blue Lake Ranch is THE place to stay near Durango. I stayed here in August 2011 with my 10 year old son and my father. We had two rooms in the sunset casita and had a perfect stay. The property is a short, scenic drive from Durango, so very easy to drive in to Durango for dinner, the train, and... More 

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chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

Can’t say one bad thing about Blue Lake Ranch. A definite must if you are in the Durango area. Just a short 10 minute drive to downtown Durango, the Blue Lake Ranch is it. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about the area and Colorado in general. Owner David walks around during breakfast talking to guests and you don’t... More 

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M'boro, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

I found this beautiful bed and breakfast on the internet for our bi-annual trip out West. We had never been to this part of CO before and we were not disappointed. It is situated on several acres with flowers galore in the summer (it was June when we visited) and the peaceful Blue Lake on the back of the property.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in The Cedar Casita in January 2011. We loved it. There was alot of fresh snow but the staff had paths cleared so it was no trouble getting around. The Casita had a lot of room but felt so wonderfully cozy and romantic with the fireplace and the window nook for... More 

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highlands ranch, co
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

We took a bunch of our staff to Southwestern Colorado for a post tax season getaway last May. We needed sleeping for 9 people, some teens, some singles and some couples....and we were trying not to break the bank. During my research I happened upon the Blue Lake Ranch just outside of Durango. What a special place this turned out... More 

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Blue Lake Ranch is a very special place with beautiful gardens, mountain views, friendly staff and luxurious accommodations. We were upgraded to the Lower Spring House which was incredible. The owners have thought of everything a guest could want. The furnishings, linens, etc. are of the finest quality. We loved the quiet location and gorgeous scenery. We even had a... More 

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Mead, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

We recently stayed in "The Riverhouse" at the Blue Lake Ranch after booking accommodations based on what we read and saw on their website. The main facilities ARE beautiful and very well appointed (at least the common areas we saw were), and the breakfast buffet is well presented and tasty, but "The Riverhouse" is not even close to being at... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

David and Shirley are long time owners and have created a luxurious spot and breakfast extraordinare.

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