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St. Elmo Hotel

3.0 of 5 426 Main St., Ouray, CO 81427
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The St. Elmo was a great place to stay great rooms, cool victorian feel. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable of the town. Hotel is in great location and almost every room has a view. The breakfast and happy hour were fun as well. Ill go back to the St. Elmo every time I am in South Colorado its... More 

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Burnet, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you are looking for a safe, clean and affordable home away from home, this is the place. A quiet, calming and laid back atmosphere. Exactly the respite you'd hope to find. I always fear making reservations due to the fact you are never quite sure if the marketing of a business is as good as advertised. Most unfortunately, are... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We recently stayed in this delightful hotel around Christmas We were very impressed with the decor. All the rooms had been newly wallpapered and painted with a turn of the century theme. The rooms were a delight. Next time we will book a suite. Breakfast should be improved. We had dinner 2 nights at their Bon Ton restaurant which was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Awesome owners! A father, a son, and a daughter offering friendly customer service above the rest. Rooms were quiet and comfortable. Cleanliness is an obvious priority here as well. Located on the main drag in Ouray with all nightlife and dining within walking distance. No sense in looking any further if you want a great experience at a great price.... More 

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Albuquerque
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a great B & B set in the Rocky Mountains. It is family owned with David (owner and father) doing desk duty and all around good fellowship. We were greeted by the daughter serving wine for happy hour and offering good ideas for where to go for dinner. St Elmo's is the site of the 2014 TripAdvisor winner... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, Usa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This 9-bedroom historic hotel has been nicely renovated in the not-to-distant past. Very nice Victorian furnishings throughout. Pleasant owners/staff. The room was very quiet even though it faced the street and there were other guests in the place. Very nice seating area overlooking the main street. Good wifi connectivity. Clean room and bath. Good breakfast. Overall, a very good experience.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have stayed here several times through Ouray and been wowed. We were not this time. I understand that there are new owners - and the son and daughter are supremely nice. However - if you've seen Hotel Hell (Gordon Ramsay) you'll get what I mean! Rooms are pretty tired. We had been touring CO in the past week and... More 

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Southlake, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

With the St. Elmo's under new ownership and management, our stay there could not have been better. The Victorian charm is at it's best in the historic landmark hotel, and the views of the surrounding mountain range are never ending. Very clean room/bathroom with extra nice linens, towels, tissues, and other extras! A must return is already in the planning!!... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We booked a room at St. Elmo's ayer hearing wonderful things about it from family members that always stayed at St. Elmo's hotel wyeb visiting Ouray. We had great expectations after reading reviews in trip advisor. Unfortunately, we were extremely disappointed by our stay from the moment we walked in. Apparently this B&B was bought by a family from San... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband planned a surprise weekend get-away to Ouray and he chose the St. Elmo Hotel because he knows how much I enjoy history. If you enjoy the charm of an historical hotel, you won't be disappointed in this hotel. It is ideally located on the main street of Ouray. We were there in early August and the room was... More 

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Address: 426 Main St., Ouray, CO 81427
Location: United States > Colorado > Ouray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — St. Elmo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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