Good things first, because good things there are. St. Francis House is a neat, compact two-bedroomed property, well-equipped, with a kitchen/diner and bathroom obviously recently modernised. It's on a main road, but not a very busy one; still, you won't be sitting outside much, for there is no yard to speak of. There is a bar directly opposite, which might bother people who sleep more lightly than I do. One or two of the kitchen fittings showed a tendency to drop off the wall at the slightest provocation. Only eight blocks from central Durango, and a small food store on the opposite corner.
The cleaning charges are surprisingly high, almost 25% of the rental regardless of how short your stay is, but this seems to be a peculiarity of rentals in Durango. It would be nice to have an explanation of that.
My main grouse is that the owners seem to think that everyone travels with means to get access to their e-mails. Before setting out to drive to Durango we rang them to...