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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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Hopewell, NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really cool old hotel. Old West lobby, artifacts, pictures, stories, etc. Bar and restaurant adjoining Hotel Lobby, that was good too. You will like the feel of this place and it is clearly the top accommodation in Cimarrom (there ARE NOT very many hotel rooms in this little town and almost all of them are filled by Philmont visitors and... More

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Clovis, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome atmosphere. The staff is excellent and the food is better. If you find yourself anywhere near Cimarron and have the time, definitely stop at the St. James. You won't regret it. Enjoy anything from pizza to fine steak in a serene, historic atmosphere.

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Amarillo, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the hotel was interesting and quite historic, we only stopped by to dine. After 2.5 hrs we were done with lunch. Everything went wrong from the 30 min wait (not very crowded), to the food they were out of (didn't know until after we ordered it), to the incredible long wait for the food (simple Mexican food and chicken... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful old west hotel. We especially liked the furnishings and the hotel is kept to the style of it's old west hey day as much as possible. The staff are outstanding, every single one of them and we were amazed at how incredibly clean the hotel is and especially considering the building is over 130 years old! I liked the... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Management response:

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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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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
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3 reviews 3 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

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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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