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“Don't get taken in by Internet site "” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Durango Resort on Vallecito Lake

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Durango Resort on Vallecito Lake
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14452 County Road 501, Bayfield, CO 81122   |  
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Loveland, Colorado
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Don't get taken in by Internet site "”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

I have traveled often and this place hand down is the worse place I have even stay at, The first hint was the front office it was never open and un kept. The only pos thing was the location, great view of the lake. First of all there was saw dust all over the porch, the screen was ripped. The bathroom was un painted particle board with wires stapled to the wall. Great light fixture none, but cob webs could be seen more easy.
Do yourself a favor and go someone where else, don't get taken like we did thanks

Stayed June 2010, traveled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2010

This was my first time visiting Vallecito Lake. Some friends of mine go often and I was very excited to be meeting up with them. I found the web site on the internet showing nice, clean, pretty cabins available, VERY DECEIVING! I arrived ready to relax and very pleased with the how beautiful the area was. When I checked in the man helping me was very unfriendly and rude. The first cabin I was put in was awful, absolutely filthy, had a heavy smell of propane and the toilet was leaking all over the bathroom. I didn't even want to bring my bags into the room. After complaining to the rude man in the office, (who turned out to be the owner) I was put into another cabin which turned out to be worse! Heavily run down and filthy, the hot water heater was leaking profusely, would not stay lit and looked as if it had caught on fire more than once. I found a black widow spider on the bed and the coffee pot reeked of urine. Complaining to the owner did no good, he acted as though i was such a pain, interrupting his beer drinking and wasting his time. Bottom line this is no resort! I ended my supposed to be 'relaxing ' vacation more stressed out than it began . This place is down right disgusting!

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Durango, Colorado
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

A member from the White Mountains of Arizona
This resort was beyond run down, it looked like it should be torn down. Dirty, needing many repairs. My advice would be to choose someplace else.

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Additional Information about Durango Resort on Vallecito Lake

Address: 14452 County Road 501, Bayfield, CO 81122
Location: United States > Colorado > Bayfield
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Ranked #9 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Bayfield
Also Known As:
Durango Resort On Vallecito Lake Hotel Bayfield

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