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Strater Hotel

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699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Staff are great, bar and entertainment was really good with a real fun aspect, restaurant had impeccable service, food ok, room was tiny and not what booked ,bed was a tiny double with no support, nice for me but uncomfortable for partner

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mthomgm, General Manager at Strater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Durango and choosing the Strater Hotel to host you during your recent visit. We are pleased to have received your positive feedback and insightful comments. We truly appreciate you taking the time to allow us the opportunity to learn about your recent experience. All of us here at the Strater Hotel look forward to... More 

Page, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

Perfect location . Just walk out the front door and you are in the middle of all the action. Beautiful hotel. Just keep in mind that's it's an old historic place so the rooms are small and it's noisier than newer modern hotels but certainly worth the experience.

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mthomgm, General Manager at Strater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Durango and choosing the Strater Hotel to host you during your recent visit. We are pleased to have received your positive feedback and insightful comments. We truly appreciate you taking the time to allow us the opportunity to learn about your recent experience. All of us here at the Strater Hotel look forward to... More 

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Strater for the first time. It's a quaint, old west hotel with a lot of charm. Our reservationist (in training) was very pleasant and checked us in prior to check-in time. The guest rooms are small but to be expected for an older property. The bed was very hard and the pillows were... More 

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mthomgm, General Manager at Strater Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Durango and choosing the Strater Hotel to host you during your recent visit. We are pleased to have received your positive feedback and insightful comments. We truly appreciate you taking the time to allow us the opportunity to learn about your recent experience. All of us here at the Strater Hotel look forward to... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Strater for one night on our way through Durango to Pagosa Springs. We wanted to stay at a hotel with character and not your run-of-the-mill hotel chain and we were not disappointed. If you love history stay here!! We upgraded to the Premier room and the total after tax was right around $200.... More 

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Denver, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

ARRIVAL and LOCATION The lobby area is dressed in period furniture and stained-glass window art. You’ll get the feeling you’re in a mini museum when you browse the hotel’s displays of artifacts. Being a writer, I especially liked seeing a typewriter from the early days of the hotel near the old on-site post office. The hotel sits beside the small... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We have stayed at the Strater about 6 times over the course of 20 years and have always enjoyed being there. I booked over the internet from the hotel's website. Look for the Everyone's a Local special deal. I asked for a quiet room with a view. Our room was way down the hall and we could look out to... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I took my boyfriend here for his 60th birthday, and the hotel was good in reserving the right room I requested. I was a little surprised that they didn't do anything for his special event. I asked and they said they charged for chocolates or anything else. I thought just a nice note in the room would have been thoughtful.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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57 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

You won't regret staying here. Dripping with history and charm, the Strater Hotel is a fantastic choice. The hotel's central location on Main Avenue lends itself to keeping your car in their parking lot while you walk to restaurants, coffee/tea shops and shops to your heart's content. In the evening you can enjoy live music in two different venues in... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This Hotel and it's staff were absolutely Wonderfull ! Bumming around Durango for a three day weekend in Nov. was great, a little quiet being inbetween seasons but very relaxing and plenty of restaurants, Pubs, Brewerys, shops to explore, and a wonderful river walk just behind the hotel. I think I will make this an annual trip . The hotel... More 

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Monument, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Take sometime., and enjoy this classic Western hotel., the rooms are done with period pieces., and the author Louis D'Amore., wrote western novels from one of the rooms facing the street., it is a beautiful historical landmark., that is wonderful. Spacious dining room., and if you are looking for great Colorado western fun., you have to stop by the Saloon,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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, Wine Bar
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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: $125 - $265 (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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