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Review of Durango Hometown Hostel

Durango Hometown Hostel
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Ranked #16 of 23 Specialty Lodging in Durango
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Get here.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This place is amazing! My sister & I stopped here for the last of 4 nights on a southwestern Colorado road trip. As if you needed another positive review to get you to come here, here it is. The place is bright, friendly, CLEAN & welcoming. Candice wasn't here when we arrived, but Jane did a great job checking us in & giving us the grand tour. Sheets, towels, wash cloths ALL included. Sweet! A beautiful house with a great upstairs common area & deck. We're heading out & back to Denver in a couple minutes & seriously wish we had another night here. Come to Durango. Stay at his hostel. Worth every penny!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Salida, Colorado, USA
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This hostel is in a really nice spot, close to downtown Durango, and with lots of nice amenities. There's an elevated porch in the back built into the hillside that's a great place to sit and eat or talk. Well-stocked kitchen, walk up computers, a nice living room with couch. Everything is very clean and well-organized. I will definitely stay there again, very impressive facility especially given the price!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Our hostess Candice could not have been nicer. She helped out out with a late arrival in a big storm. I have not stayed at a place like this hostel before, but compared to our friends that rented condos and hotel rooms in the area, the price and convenience for this place could not be beaten. This is a hostel, not a luxury hotel, but visitors will be well cared for thanks to Candice.

Room Tip: Bunk beds, all the same
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Recently stayed in the hostel. First ever time to stay in a hostel so I was kinda hesitant, but I'm certainly glad I choose it. The lady who runs the place is super nice and always made sure I was having a good stay. Within the first hour it felt like a second home for me. I will stay again.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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Welch, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Fantastic hostel. Everything was extremely clean. The overall atmosphere made it feel like a home. Comfortable bunk beds, great lounge area, fully equipped kitchen. Every detail was accounted for, there was even a supply of foam ear plugs available for dealing with noisy sleepers. Three available computers and wifi throughout. Located a few minutes from the downtown area, maybe not walkable, especially in winter, but it's not bad. Candace makes you feel right at home. She's a gem. The whole experience was completely positive. If ever I am in the area again, I will certainly be staying here.

Room Tip: Choice of single-sex dorm or co-ed
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Ben C
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This was the first hostel I've ever stayed in and I was impressed. The place was meticulously clean and had a great set of amenities. If you need a cheap place to stay in Durango this is it. Whether you need to whip up some food in the kitchen, hang out in the common room upstairs or walk to downtown/Fort Lewis College it's easy.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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2 Thank Claire B
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Parker, CO
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398 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

This hostel sits up a hill with good parking and access. The rooms and bathrooms were spotlessly clean!!!! Women Only dorm had 6 beds, bunkbed style, locker and lock included, and big enough to move around in. Bathrooms were co-ed, but each toilet and shower were independent and lockable with plenty of hanging/dressing room.

Common room and kitchen with walkout deck upstairs...with computers to use. Have been to a LOT of hostels, and this one is really nice.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Property: Durango Hometown Hostel
Address: 736 Goeglein Gulch Road, Durango, CO 81301
Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 23 Specialty Lodging in Durango
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Durango Hometown Hostel, located 1.2 miles from historic downtown Durango, opened summer 2008. The hostel consists of four dorm rooms, sleeping 6-8 people each. Guests have their choice of a single-sex or co-ed bedroom. Features include security lockers, ample bathroom facilities, a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, three house computers and WIFI. Common areas include an outdoor deck on the edge of a forested hillside, and a cozy living room with a fireplace and library. ... more   less 

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