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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had a hard time deciding between The Strater and General Palmer hotels. They were literally the same price for king rooms the weekend we went. I chose The Strater for a few reasons; the ease of the online reservations, and the restaurants within the hotel. We arrived on a Friday evening and chose to have dinner in the Diamond... More 

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Page, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the good stuff is true, except the wifi doesn't work in room 102, or in the lobby at the table set up for computer use. You have to go to the front of the lobby by the entrance doors and sit on the round chair thing to get a signal. Staff response was "it works fine for us." Finding... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not unlike my review of the Menger Hotel in San Antonio,Tx, there is little I can add to this review of the Strater Hotel with regards to its historical charm that cannot be found on the hotel’s web site or in published brochures. It is replete with many beautiful antiques and incomparable 19th century architecture. In many respects it is... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent just one night in the Strater Hotel. It was very beautiful and comfortable. The bed was great and the bedding was comfortable and warm. (It was snowing when we woke that morning!) It is an old hotel... not modern. There are updates to the bathrooms and Wifi of course. We had breakfast at the hotel... it was very... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went back to the Mahogany Grill recently, it's been a year since we've been there, and the new Executive Chef - Ward Martin, is AWESOME! He was informed that I had food allergies and when my meal came out it was fantastic. The roasted 1/2 chicken with all the veggies I could eat. Last year I... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large room. It is a spectacular restoration of an old time hotel. All with modern facilities. It is a must stay. The food was great both breakfasts that were included and dinner. There is a fun cowboy bar. Have dinner there at least one night. It comes with a cowboy singer and waitresses it the dress of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Durango, Colorado, is a historic, old mining town that was organized in 1880 to serve the San Juan mining district. With a population of 17,000, it has become a tourist haven and a jumping-off place for Silverton, Mesa Verde, Monument Valley, Telluride, the San Juan Mountains and numerous archeological sites. Locally, the No. 1 tourist attraction is the Durango &... More 

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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Strater Hotel was a wonderful place to stay the location was perfect and the historic décor furniture and slope of the floors really gave this hotel a fantastic authentic feel, our room was lovely, the bed was an antique so not quite as big as we were used to but still absolutely wonderful, the meal we had in the... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful, quaint, but beautifully maintained hotel in the heart of Durango. I wish all historic hotels received the TLC that the Strater has received. I attended a conference and had a beautiful room on the corner looking out over Main Street. The furnishings were marvelous and no detail was overlooked. Staff was very attentive and helpful. The... More 

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Tucson
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had scheduled a ride on the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and decided that the Strater looked like the perfect place to stay the nights before and after our ride. We were so right. The hotel is oh so convenient and like stepping back into the Victorian era. Our room was well appointed and comfortable, Only one issue, the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Office Spiritorium
The Office Spiritorium
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about Strater Hotel

Address: 699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: $110 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Strater Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Strater Hotel Durango
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Durango
#4 Romantic Hotel in Durango
#6 Business Hotel in Durango
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“Know wifi doesn't work in 102”
 of 5 bubbles Riverkilt, 1 week ago | Read review
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“We had room 317 and we could hear the ice machine.”
 of 5 bubbles LynneO652, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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