I stayed at this hotel twice and would stay again -- beautiful, comfortable, great friendly staff, nice breakfast, perfect location.Only thing to check carefully is the size of the room you are booking. I booked a room with two queen beds and it was huge. Next stay I booked a room with a queen and single and it was tiny. I would stay again in a heartbeat, but I would just look carefully at the room size.
I also stayed in the General Palmer, which has a similar feel and would pick the Strater over it -- the Strater is more lively and has a better breakfast.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Built in 1887, the historic Strater Hotel (Historic Hotels of America Member) is a prominent downtown Durango, Colorado landmark located two blocks north of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, one hour east of Mesa Verde National Park, and in the heart of the rugged San Juan Mountains. Experience the Old West, fine dining, shopping, and many year-round indoor and outdoor activities. The hotel is home to the world's largest collection of American Victorian Walnut Antiques, the Louis L'Amour Room (designated Literary Landmark), and three unique dining establishments including Mahogany Grille specializing in fine dining. For entertainment, unwind with daily live music at the Diamond Belle Saloon and The Office Spiritorium or take in a show at the world famous Henry Strater Theatre, home to the Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville (seasonal). For those wishing to create a memorable event consider Strater Catering & Events (weddings, group meetings, special events). ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Strater Hotel Durango