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Express St. James Hotel

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617 South Collison, Cimarron, NM 87714
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$120 (USD)
Express St. James Hotel
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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DFW
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped our son off at Philmont to work for the season and we decided to stay at the St James. Very historic and very nice. Though I did not see a ghost -- a few spirits :-) -- no ghost. Room was very modest, but very clean. We stayed in the more modern section. Perhaps next time we will stay... More 

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jmsmoll DFW, Thank You for letting the online community know about your visit here with us! We do appoligize about no ghostly visit's hopefully next time you are able to stay with us someone will stop to say hello to you! Most of the reports we have from guest that have visitors do stay on the historic side, but a... More 

Las Cruces
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91 reviews 91 reviews
30 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gem in the middle of nowhere! This hotel features old world charm with new world amenities. The hotel was chosen for me, but i would totally re-book on my next trip. They have a wonderful restaurant featuring classic New Mexico dishes, and the bar is the gathering place for all of the locals so terrific cowboy flare.

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Jessica K. Happy Belated Anniversary! Thank you for sharing with the online community your stay and the paranormal experiance you folks had. It still amazes me some things that guest are able to see, feel and record. Very happy you have evidence of your visit with us. We are happy you chose us for one of your many adventures.William Cody... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancé and I drove all the way from Minnesota (Straight through) to this hotel. Every year we visit haunted locations on our anniversary. Most of the front desk staff were very nice and open about the place and didn't mind sharing stories. After being awake 36 hours we decided to take a nap in our first room The Cody... More 

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crucesaggie, We are happy you found us, we are somewhat off the new age beaten path but still on the Old Santa Fe Trail. Cowboys are a frequent guest present and past, it always gives a good old west feel. We look forward to having you visit us again. More 

Clovis, New Mexico
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My Paranormal Group along with two other s from the state descended upon this hotel this weekend . Upon initial arrival and check in I was inadvertently charged for what was supposed to be a preauthorize it wasn't and the wrong room. was billed . I had to raise some hell I was in a panic the front desk clerk... More 

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Sandy S, Guest Relations Manager at Express St. James Hotel, responded to this review

woodslashers, Clovis NM, Thank you for taking the time to let the online community know about your visit here at The St. James Hotel. We do apologize about your visit with us, we do strive to please our guest’s entire stay, but at the same time we would not be able to stay open if we gave everything away. We... More 

Wichita, Kansas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very nice place to relax before hitting the road back home. Only 2 down sides were the internet connection was slow for people staying in the hotel due to guess having there wifi connected automatically and no more of the breakfast vouchers. But that does not stop us from staying again. My kids and I stayed in the annex. The... More 

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Tammy P, Thank you so much for taking the time to let the online community know about your stay with us. We do appoligize about the WIFI, however we have hopefully fixed that issue, as we added a larger router to hold up to 20 guest online, it is still new to us so cross your fingers it will work.... More 

Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

This historic hotel is gorgeously appointed with Victorian era digs, and is kept very clean. Staff is wonderful and very helpful, from the front desk to the bartender, to the night security guard. Rooms are gorgeous! We stayed in the Waite Phillips suite, which is huge and comfortable. Yes, there is definitely a haunted atmosphere, but everyone is so friendly... More 

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Melibrooklyn, Thank you so much for taking the time to let the world know how much fun you had while you were here!! The crew works very hard to keep the entire hotel looking as best as it deserves, I will pass on the great complement they will love to hear that. It is always a pleasure having guest who... More 

Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stayed for one night and arrived very late (almost midnight). Upon arrival we were greeted by the night watchman. No problem. He showed us to the Bat Masterson room, which had a double bed in the main room with a twin bed in a separate room. The room with the double bed contained a ceiling fan, which is always... More 

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dk1995, We are so glad you were able to stay over with us. Very sorry you missed the resturant though, next time you will for sure have to try it out GREAT food. It is alwayd nice to be able to know your personal belongings are kept safe, and there on the return home. We do appoligize about the ceiling... More 

Cherokee, OK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I've traveled through Cimarron many times and had no idea this gem was even there! It's a little off the main highway, but well worth the detour. The history is incredible, the hotel is beautiful & the staff friendly and helpful.

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

Martha R., Thank You so much for letting the online community know about the visit you had with us. We are a little off the highway, but yes it is worth it, just to see all the Wild West History is a great experience. We do recomend reservations for the historic side of the hotel, as we do tend to... More 

New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

One of the most unusual hotels we’ve stayed in. A historic hotel where many famous "wild, wild west" guests have stayed, drank, dined and died. Known as a haunted hotel, the current owners embrace the eerie stories and create an atmosphere that's part museum, part film-set, without being tacky or childish. We found a cosy, warm hotel after a 50... More 

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Rockingham13, Thank you for taking time out of you'r busy day to let the online community know how you'r stay was with us, we are grateful for the positive feedback! We are so glad you were able to stay over night with us. During the winter months (our slow time) we do close the resturant on Sunday's at 5 P.M.... More 

Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

I had the pleasure to stay at the St James for2 nights. My Paranormal group went there to investigate the area!. Cimarron, NM is a place of legends! We stayed in the historic part 2 different rooms for the2 nights due to a reservation mix up , but had a great time! Food is very good but dinner menu is... More 

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CryptoTracker, Thank You for taking time out to let the online world know how much fun the group had. We are so happy your group was able to come and investagate here, It was very interesting to learn about more history, and also to learn hoe TJ feels about his furniture being moved around, IT WILL STAY THE WAY IT... More 

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