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DoubleTree by Hilton Durango
Ranked #5 of 34 Hotels in Durango
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Reviewed July 12, 2009

We were impressed from the moment we entered the lobby to check in. The lobby is spacious and well decorated with art from the area. The clerk greeted us with a smile and had us on our way to the room in minutes. Nice room, very nice. Very comfortable bed. Luxurious shower. Large LCD TV. The location is perfect for anything a visitor wishes to do while in Durango. Shopping, restaurants, the train, and shuttle service are within a couple of minutes walk. There's even a mountain stream just a few yards away in back of the hotel. The only negative, minor, is the guest laundry room. It's not easy to find. But, it's a great place to stay.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 6, 2009

Of course there are the warm cookies...it isn't a Doubletree without them! The beds are comfortable and bathrooms have been redesigned to feel more like you are in a spa than a hotel bathroom. Great updates!

The location is ideal. Simply walk across the street to hop on the Silverton/Durango train or for downtown nightlife. Stroll along the river for wildlife viewing and relaxation. Once you are at the hotel there isn't much need to drive anywhere!

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 4, 2009

We stayed for four nights in late June. The Doubletree is a class of hotel we normally don't stay at, but lesser chains were nearly as expensive, plus the location, one block from the downtown historic area and the D&SNGRR depot, was a plus. So we took the plunge and paid a little more than normal for the convenience. The experience was positive, overall.

Having stayed at similar class hotels on business, I'd say this Doubletree is a lesser example of the brand. We were on the top ("fourth") floor on the 'city view' side, not wanting to waste $20/day on the view of the Animas River. The road noise from US550 was minimal and the room was quiet overall. The room itself was nicely appointed and fairly roomy. The staff was helpful, but all these benefits aren't worth the normal rate. We paid a discounted advanced purchase rate and took advantage of a $75 off promotion. At this rate the cost was about the same as the 2-2.5 star chains in the area, but there's no doubt you're staying in a resort area where hotel rooms are in high demand.

Due the the close by and numerous external options, we did not utllize the on-site restaurant or (ridiculously expensive) room service. There is a cafe on the river with extremely limited service hours - during weekdays only. Again, with superior options elsewhere we took advantage of them.

The hotel does have an indoor (heated) pool and spa, and there was a sauna in the men's dressing room (but not the women's). We took advantage of the pool, which oddly looks out into usually-closed river cafe, as well as the jacuzzi. There's also a small fitness room on-site with decent equipment. Showers are available in the pool area.

The hotel is also located on the Animas River trail, a paved trail running five miles along the river. Jogging, running, and biking is a simplematter of stepping out of the first floor exit and directly onto the trail. It would be nice if the hotel rented or otherwise made bicycles available.

Good: The entire downtown area is easy walking distance; nice rooms; quiet; very convenient to Durango & Silverton RR; river views available if you're willing to pay for them. Nicely appointed rooms. Tasty warm Doubletree cookies on check-in (and they gave us a couple more our last night there). Friendly front-desk and English-speaking cleaning staff (with names on carts, a nice touch).
Not good: Pricey unless you search out discounts; a smallish Doubletree with somewhat limited options for a hotel of this class.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 1, 2009

We stayed here for two nights on our trip through southwest Colorado, alternating between hotels and bed and breakfasts. We used Hilton points so we did not pay for the room. Our room was on the top floor, overlooking the Doubletree parking lot and beyond that, the historic area of Durango. It was very clean and comfortable. We had a small deck/sitting area. The bathroom was immaculate.

The train station for the Durango & Silverton Railroad is walking distance across the street, so if you plan to ride that, this hotel is very convenient. Otherwise, you will pay $7 to park for the train. The hotel is also walking distance to many jeep/hummer/rafting meeting places. You can walk to most of the downtown stores and restaurants, too, which is a plus because it does get crowded in the downtown area and the parking meters have a two-hour limit.

There is a supermarket adjacent to the hotel, which is convenient.

We ate dinner at the hotel one evening and breakfast there both mornings. No complaints - the food was good. There was a breakfast buffet both days or you could order from the menu. The dining area overlooks the river and offers a nice view. The hostess and wait staff were friendly and professional.

We used the Business Center to check our email - no charge for that. The connection was fast.

When checking in and out, they gave us free giant chocolate chip cookies - yummy!

This is really a nice place in a very convenient location. They were fully booked on the nights we stayed, so make reservations in advance.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 28, 2009

Pros: Great location right downtown, wonderful Doubletree rooms, view of the river was enjoyable.
Cons: Tour busses, impersonal staff, basement pool, and kind of an awkward setup.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 15, 2009

Overall we were satisfied with the Doubletree. The bedroom was large and clean and the bathroom was beautiful. We had booked a room with a balcony city view although when we went inside we discovered that it had no balcony. However, as the city view is more or less a view of the car park we did not bother changing.
We stayed two nights and used the business centre a few times to check emails to and from home. The internet connection was fast.
At the time we stayed decorators were refurbishing the breakfast area and lobby. We think that the breakfast area whilst we were there was actually the ballroom. We felt the breakfast was expensive for what was offered and consequently on the second morning we ate in the town. This was actually more fun as it was pure Durango rather than a characterless hotel restaurant.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 19, 2009

My wife and I spent the weekend in Durango. The hotel is an easy walk to the downtown area and the Durango & Silverton train. There is an Albertsons grocery store just across the parking lot from the hotel which we used to take care of last minute toiletries & snacks.

The hotel itself is quite large and very clean. The staff were very courteous & helpful on every occasion. Our room overlooked the Animas River behind the hotel and it was treat to hear the rushing water all night! The bed was very comfortable with plenty of pillows. The shower had great water pressure & plenty of hot water.

We also had the breakfast buffet in the dining room both mornings which was good. All in all, a great place to stay with no complaints. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: April 2009, traveled as a couple
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Address: 501 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301-5449
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Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Durango
#1 Business Hotel in Durango
#2 Family Hotel in Durango
#3 Romantic Hotel in Durango
Price Range: $112 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Durango 3.5*
Number of rooms: 159
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Low-rise Hotel set on the banks of Animas River at Highways 160 & 550; convenient to Fort Lewis College & tourist attractions. ... more   less 
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