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Historic Western Hotel

210 Seventh Ave., Ouray, CO 81427
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Centennial, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just ate at the restaurant. Did not stay at the hotel. Service was terrible,waiter never checked on us after we got our first drink,dirty tables,it wasn't that busy.Had the Margarita Pizza was just barely warm when we got it,not much better then a 99 cent Party Pizza

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Ouray, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Wonderful hosts, beautiful old western hotel. There are ghosts too. The original tin roof is still in the lobby, also the chandeliers and stained glass. The restaurant is the best in town and the view is breathless. Close to hiking trails, hot springs pool, and the best stores in town.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

History buffs will love this historically worn building and the storyteller who goes with it. Gregg, the owner, entertained us with stories describing the old pictures which adorn the walls. They whisper stories of the rough and tumble silver mining era and the drama that went with it. The saloon/restaurant will take you back to the 1890's...how amazing is that?!... More

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Senlis, France
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101 reviews 101 reviews
20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We wanted authentic and we got it. This old, old hotel is exactly as it has been for décades, with creaky floors, antique furniture, the original wallpaper, and history. If the walls could talk....be sure to participate in the owner's tour of the hotel as he explains all the rowdy past : gunfights, ladies of the night, and of course,... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

If you are looking for a modern, cookie-cutter hotel room, this ain't your place! It IS your place if you are looking for a touch of Old West feel and history with creaky old wood floors, no TVs (YES!), simple, vintage furniture and decor, a shared bathroom down the hall (except the 2 more expensive rooms with their own baths)... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

i'm used to complaining when i feeled burned about somethiong , but today i would like to say something nice about a great histroic hotel , send the kids to the little rooms which share one of three baths in the hall while the parents can get some free time in the spacious front suite complete with claw foot bat... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We stayed at the Historic Western Hotel to stay at a cheap place in downtown Ouray. True to their description, it was cheap and the room was just a bed. That was fine because we knew that we weren't going to spend much time in the hotel. We booked the hotel 5 months ago because I am the type of... More

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Cheadle, Midlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

My son and I were on a Harley Davidson trip from LA to New York, (We flew from England) and we found Ouray the fourth night in. We parked our Harleys right outside, and were immediately welcomed by the owners. We booked a meal for later - I ordered a locally caught fish - and were shown to our rooms.... More

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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

The idea of this hotel is that the rooms and services are as close as possible to how things would have been when the place was first built in the 1800s. It's a great idea and works really well! We had room 1 with two beds and a private bath. It's an extremely beautiful room with antique furnishings and hand... More

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

We love this quaint display of the 1800's. Most of the hotel remains as it was back then. Old west photos and stories abound. The creaky floors and antique furniture in every room , every corner, echo back to a time long gone. Its for the sentimentalist. The historian. The unpretentious, the culturalist. Greg is an amazing host/owner. The stories... More

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Address: 210 Seventh Ave., Ouray, CO 81427
Location: United States > Colorado > Ouray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Historic Western Ouray

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