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Express St. James Hotel

617 South Collison, Cimarron, NM 87714
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Express St. James Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Cimarron
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norman, Oklahoma
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed here 3 nights. We had rooms in both parts of the hotel. I have to say the old haunted side was quaint and you felt like you travelled back in time! The old side has large windows and fans for air conditioning. The newer side had real a/c and a tv. I preferred the original hotel, plus... More

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Sandy S, Front Desk at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us here at the St James Hotel. We are very glad you and your family enjoyed your visit here. So sorry we were not able to visit about the experience you had, maybe next time, we do have a book on the lobby table with guest stories about their stay here, next time we would love... More

Ruidoso, New Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved it and would stay again but probably in a different room. We stayed in the William Cody room, a beautiful room on the second floor, but with windows open in the summer there is significant road noise. Who knew there would be so much traffic in tiny Cimarron? The noise did not bother my husband, only me. The... More

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Sandy S, Front Desk at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your visit here. We do enjoy the patio area plenty, we are sorry the wait staff has not been moved outside yet, we are working on that situation, hopefully by next summer we will have it to where you will get service on the patio, it is a work in progress, we do however serve... More

Goshen, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had eaten here before, but had never spent the night. We booked the William Cody room for one night and are very glad we did. If you are a lover if history, this is the place for you. Many of the desperadoes who travelled the Santa Fe Trail spent some time here. The bullet holes in... More

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We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and the food also. Thank you for letting us know about the bed and pillows, as you are the second guest to say something we will be looking into fixing that issue. We never know whatneeds adjusting until we are told about it, so again thank you and we cannot... More

CT
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Spending a night at the St. James is like spending a night in "Gunsmoke", the iconic TV show. The St. James is an authentic 1860s hotel which hosted Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, the brothers Earp, Jesse James, Clay Allison and just about every other iconic figure, famous and infamous, of the Wild West. The many bullet holes in the tin... More

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Sandy S, Front Desk at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

We thank you for joining us! We are working on the wi fi issue as we speak, we are in need of a larger modem, which has been orderd so next time you come to join us everything should be working great. Also we are very glad to hear you enjoyed the food, it is a very nice breakfast coupon.... More

Pueblo, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

In a spur of the moment twe three friends on motorcycles, decided to stay at the St. James Hotel on a quick weekend motorcycle trip, and we were absolutely impressed with this Hotel !!!! Upon entry we were thrown back in time!!! It is a living museum!!! Dinner was excellent: green chile burgers! YUMMYYYYYYYY!!!!! There is a DVD player in... More

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Sandy S, Front Desk at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You for stopping to visit us here at The St. James Hotel. We are very pleased you enjoyed yourself. The green chili is homade from a secert recipe brought from home from one of our chefs, I will let them know you enjoyed it. The murals were hand painted to make the patio more outdoors feeling. We are only... More

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Staying in this beautiful historic hotel is like stepping back in time or sleeping in a museum exhibit. What you need to know--the hotel has a "new" side and a 100+ year old historic side. The historic side is where my husband, children, and I stayed, and it was gorgeous--almost like a museum with information about famous former residents posted... More

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Sandy S, Front Desk at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us here at The St James Hotel. Yes an elevator would of been really nice to have, and maybe someday we will, just a maybe though. It is always nice to have a resturant onsite that serves not only all day but great food also. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with... More

Grand Junction, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Express St James. On the positive side the staff was wonderful, the room was clean (we chose the "new" section), and the food at the restaurant (only one open in town) was good. We ate dinner and breakfast there. Dinner was ok, but breakfast (had the pancakes and eggs) was delicious. The prices for... More

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Front D, Reservations at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting the hotel. We take great pride in being able to restore and keep the " Old West Alive ". The hotel was built in 1872 so there is some settling, that just ads to the historic side a little better. We are open year round so please feel free to come back anytime to... More

Lund, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

On my my from Amarillo (TX) to Taos(NM) I managed to stay one night at this fabulous hotel. I stayed in Jesse James room. A good nights sleep here and no gosts appered. Welcoming and nicely decorated the wild west style. Both dinner and breakfast very well prepared and tasty. Nice to visit the bar and learn about everything that... More

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Front D, Front desk at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us here at The St James Hotel, we are very pleased that you enjoyed all we have to offer (maybe next time you will have a visitor in the night). Please feel free to come back and visit anytime you are in the area. Glad you were able to get a good nights rest. The chefs... More

Hernandez
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12 reviews 12 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

You won't be disappointed staying here. The rooms are cozy, with a warm mixture of old and new furnishings. The antiques and little touches, like the water pictures and bowls, are a real charm. Some of the rooms have been recently remodeled, keeping with the theme of the past century. Stayed in the Bill Cody room which has a comfy... More

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Front D, Front Desk Reservations at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy you were able to enjoy our Hotel. The Staff works hard at keeping the Hotel in the historic time frame, but also updated to where all are guest are happy to stay and come back. The kitchen staff takes great pride in there creations, and to cook the food exactly how it is ordered. Next time... More

Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

You have always heard of the Cimarron Trail. Well, stop at St James Hotel in historic Cimarron, NM. The manager enjoys sharing the ghosts stories, the characters of the time period, and the history of the hotel. 200 bullet holes were found in the bar's oak ceiling before they installed a new tin ceiling. Then, 26 more bullet holes occurred.... More

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Front D, Front Desk at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by and enjoying the place, we are greatful to have the old ceiling with the bullet holes still in veiw, they are amazing, just to realize that there were gunfighters standing in that very room is great, we are glad you were able to enjoy the hotel. Please come back to visit anytime you are in... More

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Address: 617 South Collison, Cimarron, NM 87714
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Cimarron
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
St James Hotel
St James Cimarron

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Get into the "spirit" of the Old West at the Express St. James Hotel. Relax in a room where frontier legends stayed but beware, some of our “guests” have never checked out. For those seeking less excitement stay in the modern annex side. Guests can choose from a variety of entrees in the restaurant complimented by a drink from the bar or order a pizza out on the patio. ... more   less 
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