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Blue Lake Ranch

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16919 CO 140, Durango, CO 81301
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Redlands, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Blue Lake Ranch is all everyone has said... Out of the hustle/ bustle of Durango, yet easily accessible, it is a beautiful setting, with gracious hosts & staff, fabulous breakfast, and quiet, sweet dreams in a huge, comfortable bed. We stayed in the Pinyon, with our own private garden, living room, & kitchen. It was very hot weather when... More 

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear gmasuz2, We're so delighted that you had a great stay with us. Come back soon! Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

Cedar Crest
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice & quiet, pretty grounds. Owners helpful with suggestions on hiking spots. We were only going to stay one night & decided to stay another. Great place for family with older kids, nice breakfast to!

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear jhg214, Thank you for the kind review. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

Houston, Texas
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81 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoy our stays at the Blue Lake Ranch B&B made especially delightful by Jackie. We rarely stay at a B&B because of severe dietary restrictions. We are grateful for the cooperation from the staff to be able to follow doctors orders!

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear The Rev Dr Cynt... F, Thanks for the kind review. Yes, we are so lucky to have Jackie running our kitchen. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only booked for 2 nights. Absolute minimum should be 3 because we did not have nearly enough time to spend at this stunning place. Our room was beautiful, grounds are magnificant and the breakfast is 5 star. The only thing that can go wrong here is not staying long enough. Thanks!

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear b1bayer, Thank you so much for the great review. We hope you'll come back soon to take your own advice! With gratitude, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blue Lake ranch has meticulous designed rooms to accommodate individuals, couples, families and groups. Set in a pristine mountain setting the Ranch has splendid gardens, streams and ponds. There is an event center that provides the perfect environment for weddings & other activities.

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Jo K, Thank you for the kind review! Happy Independence Day. With gratitude, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is fantastic here.We stayed in a beautiful house surrounded by national forest, country gardens and wildlife, with a private lake that kept my teenage son busy fishing for hours every day (18 caught and released). Our rooms were spacious and very comfortable with breathtaking views to wake up to every morning. They are close to Durango CO, for... More 

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Irish1232015, Thank you for the kind review! Next time you visit we should get your son to a secret stretch of the Animas River we know about. Happy Travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this gem about 13 miles outside of Durango. You drive up and the reception area greets you with homemade chocolate chip cookies, apples and chocolate. The grounds are spectacular and the rooms are stocked with fresh coffee beans. The best part is the staff that you wake up to at the breakfast buffet. Friendly, attentive and gracious. It's... More 

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Thank Karen L
HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Karen L, Thank you for the kind review! We look forward to your return. Happy Travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After deciding to take a last minute vacation road trip to Colorado just a week out, we had difficulty finding availability for our party of three in the traditional hotels in Durango. Thanks to this online site, we found the gem called Blue Lake Ranch. Our vehicle navigation took us right to the property and it's only a short drive... More 

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear je_sch1, Thank you for giving Blue Lake a try, and thank you for the great review! You're so right about the natural A/C up here in the mountains. We look forward to your return. Happy Travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Blue Lake Ranch for our honeymoon and we loved it! It's so peaceful and everyone that works there is so nice! The first day we got there, we looked out the window of the living room and a mule deer was standing next to the house eating. We want to stay there again in the future, the... More 

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Alyse B, We are so happy that you chose Blue Lake Ranch for your honeymoon! See you soon, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

Endeavor, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location, great food, awesome people, definitely will stay again when we are in the area. Mesa Verge room was quiet and nicely done. Very comfortable. Plenty of options for breakfast, all good.

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you, SkiLee! Travel happy and we'll look forward to your return. With gratitude, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: $136 - $466 (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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