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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Went here for a wedding in october. The cedar casita was fabulous, very large, very clean, very nice! The breakfast is really awesome too! Make extra time to visit the lake and grounds and do not miss the fabulous breakfast. There are great amenities in the room and a greta porch.

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Dear W5007GEmichaell, We're so glad you had a great time at Blue Lake. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with the world. We really appreciate it. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Two most pleasant nights with the wildlife at Blue Lake Ranch. Each night was clear enough to see the Milky Way; yes it IS still above us. A free update to larger lodgings was most appreciated. The house was perfect: Clean, everything worked, wild things out each window, a nearby lake stocked with trout, trails to wander...and gourmet breakfasts. As...

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Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your business and hope that you will return and stay with us again. Take Care, Jill

Reviewed September 19, 2016

Surrounded by nature. Exquisite beauty. Clean, spacious, and luxurious accommodations. The view of the sunset and the night sky untainted by light pollution was breath taking. Nutritious breakfast and helpful staff. Though the stay was short, it was nice & peaceful.

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Dear Kishan N, We're so glad you chose us and we hope to see you again. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We were graciously upgraded to the Mountainview cottage. What a great surprise, as had fabulous views of the La Plata mountains, and also the amazing hollyhock and flower garden. Be sure to wander the trails on the property, and visit Blue lake there. Great Milky Way sky once the moon set. Breakfast was amazing. Highly recommended.

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Dear occdoc7, Thanks for the kind review! Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

New York
Reviewed September 11, 2016

What an exquisite well crafted "wonderland".....diverse garden, Dave, our host,caws Great in explaining the fantastic grounds. Magnificent surroundings...gardens are wonderful! Very clean ad our room was well appointed . Great walks around grounds....peaceful and quiet This is by far the best experience for this world wide 30year travel veteran .

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Dear seneca8066, Thank you so much for the kind review! We are so glad you stayed with us. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed September 10, 2016

We spent two nights at the Blue Lake Ranch and thoroughly enjoyed it! The Garden Room was fantastic - large, clean, comfortable and very luxurious. The breakfasts cooked by Preston were out of this world - home grown and local produce, home-made strawberry muffins, and the best breakfast potatoes I have ever had. We would highly recommend this B&B for...

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Dear A H, Thank you so much for staying with us and for the kind review. We hope to host you the next time you're in the area. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Marietta, Ohio
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time my husband and I have stayed here, the first was for our honeymoon. We stayed in the Piñon Suite on this trip and just loved it. It is like living in a painting of a garden, everywhere you look it is beautiful. The staff are friendly and fun, the breakfast was absolutely delicious! So many...

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Dear Jessica W, We're thrilled that you're making Blue Lake Ranch a tradition. We're looking forward to your return. And thank you for taking the time to review your stay here. With gratitude, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Blue Lake Ranch Bed and Breakfast is located in a fairly remote area outside of Durango. We spent two nights in one of the rooms in the main house and used the location as a base for visiting Mesa Verde. The room was very comfortable with a porch offering views of the on premises lake and surrounding mountains. All of...

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Dear pathfinder6525, Thank you for the kind review! Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Temecula, California
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Where do I start? :) We booked this escape just a few days prior to our stay,very last minute getaway. We were looking to escape the hectic SoCal life & relax in beautiful Colorado. We travel alot and Sometimes photos online fool you when you arrive. This was NOT one of those times! This place was a true gem!♡ We...

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Dear socalcat, Wow. We live and work here and your review just sold us on a little staycation! Thanks for the great review. (We'll keep working on that confounding wifi problem.) Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

San Jose, California
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Despite the name the ranch is really a lakeside resort without horses or other domesticated animals. The buildings are separated from the main house providing privacy. I stayed in the log cabin which has three bedroom suites, each on a different level, one is very small but adequate. The family runs the ranch and offers a fine breakfast each morning.....

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Dear bbon2ur, Thank you for the kind review. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on 200 secluded acres with its own trout-filled lake, the Ranch is tucked in a spring fed valley well off the county road. Famous for its spectacular gardens and mountain views the Ranch offers unparalleled year-round sensory delights, from the quiet of a winter's snowfall to the fragrance of 10,000 iris in summer bloom. Our heirloom flower seeds and jams and honeys are available for purchase. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Lake Ranch

Address: 16919 CO 140, Durango, CO 81301
Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: $173 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Lake Ranch 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Garden room is really an exquisite suite,”
 of 5 bubbles seneca8066, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“The log cabin is on the lake with great views and a doc to sit and enjoy the area.”
 of 5 bubbles bbon2ur, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“The Oak Grove area was nice”
 of 5 bubbles AthleticTouchMom, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“There is the main house, a cottage, a cabin, a river house, casitas, a duplex.All have King beds, frig, microwave and more.”
 of 5 bubbles Rowenby, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“Our casita of choice is the Sunset Casita. The Piñon has an upstairs residence that was uncomfortable with young children.”
 of 5 bubbles revcf, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
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