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Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs
Ranked #4 of 15 Hotels in Ouray
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 5, 2014

Rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious. Staff was friendly and helpful. Hot tubs were soothing with great views of the beautiful Ouray mountains. An overall delightful stay. We hope to stay here again next time we spend a few days in Ouray.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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kavery123, Owner at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2014

Dear Marc S,

I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to Ouray and the Box Canyon Lodge.

We are fortunate to have a team as focused as we are on creating an ideal relaxation getaway for our guests.
Clean comfortable rooms, Meticulously maintained grounds, and friendly, professional service are very important to us every day.
Our all natural mineral hot spring tubs are a wonderful way to begin or end a day of adventuring in Southwest Colorado. The views are spectacular, giving the impression of being far away from the troubles of day to day life.
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our property, and we hope to see you again soon!

Best Regards,

Karen Avery

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Reviewed December 27, 2013

Hands down, the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs has the BEST place to soak and enjoy the incredible views! We've never found anywhere else like it in Colorado.
Room: Very clean and extremely comfortable beds. Very cozy!!
Staff: Very friendly. They have coffee, hot chocolate and muffins available in the morning, before heading to the hot tub. PERFECT!!
Hot tubs: Steamy inviting hot tubs great for relaxing and looking over the cliffs surrounding Ouray. If it snows.....ALL THE BETTER!
You DEFINITELY won't regret staying here....one of a kind lodging in Colorado!!

Room Tip: Rooms in the back building are closer to the hot tubs and usually very quiet.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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kavery123, Owner at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2014

Dear gdirst,
Thank you so much for sharing your recent visit with us.

There is truly nothing quite like enjoying a steaming cup of coffee and a morning soak in the mineral hot spring tubs! I am so pleased you were able to enjoy this particular experience. The steam from the tubs as giant snowflakes melt in the water, add a certain surreal charm to the already amazing views.

Our goal at the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs is to provide every guest with an ideal escape. From clean comfortable rooms, to long soaks in our natural hot springs and excellent service, our focus is always on you.

Once again, thank you for your review, and we look forward to seeing you again and again!

Best Regards,

Karen Avery

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Reviewed December 4, 2013

We enjoyed the true "tubs" to soak in and the comfortable beds at this otherwise average hotel which we booked last minute in Ouray. It was quiet and the location (walk to town) was good -
the breakfast was okay and we did appreciate the rustic decor.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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kavery123, Owner at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2013

Dear bsa819,

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your recent visit with us.

The Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs is an older property with the good fortune to have a team as proud of maintaining the property as we are. Every room is meticulously clean, and designed to provide a comfortable relaxing environment for our guests to escape to after a day adventuring in the magnificent San Juan Mountains.

Our mineral hot spring tubs, tiered up the hillside in the courtyard area are indeed wonderful. Soaking in the waters, ranging in temperature from 104 to 108 degrees, particularly during the winter months, as the steam from the hot spring water rises up, melting snowflakes as they fall, combined with the views, is truly an experience.

It is hard to believe sometimes how convenient the hotel is to many activities. Easy walking distance to all of the shops on Main Street in one direction, and to a variety of hiking trails as well as the world famous Ouray Ice Park, we are indeed blessed with the best of both worlds!

Once again, thank you for your review of our property, and we do hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards,

Karen Avery

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Reviewed November 24, 2013

We love this place! Clean, hospitable, hot tubs only available for the guests of the hotel. It's our nice weekend getaway. You can either sit in the hot tubs while it's snowing, or go for a nice hike to Box Canyon Falls.

Room Tip: Rooms upstairs are quieter, but try to get one overlooking the hot tubs. That way, you can keep your...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled on business
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1  Thank Ashley T
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kavery123, Owner at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2013

Dear Ashley T,

Thanks so much for sharing your visit with us!
It's always a pleasure to hear from our guests regarding their stay, and I am so glad you had the chance to soak in our natural mineral hot springs while it was snowing!
Honestly, I agree that is one of the most magical experiences, particularly after a hike to the falls.
Box canyon Falls are truly spectacular in the cooler months, as the water begins to ice over, the colors of the sun reflecting in that tiny little canyon are indeed amazing.
We are fortunate at the Box Canyon to have a team in place who takes such pride in the rooms and grounds. This is one thing that definitely adds to the feeling of being at home when visiting us.
Thank you again for your review, and we look forward to your next visit.

Kind Regards,

Karen Avery

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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Rooms were average nothing fancy but clean. Staff was extremely helpful with things to do and places to eat. The best thing is the location, you can walk from your room right into Box Canyon Falls which is a must see. Also you are walking distance from town to all the shops, bars, and such.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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kavery123, Owner at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2013

Dear Michael H,

It is always such a pleasure to hear from our guests!

At the Box Canyon Lodge, or goal is to give each one of our guests stellar service, and to provide clean, comfortable rooms.
The Box Canyon Park is indeed a must see while visiting Ouray. It is hard to describe the full effect of this magnificent natural wonder! We are just a short walk to the entrance of the Box Canyon Falls, as well as an easy stroll to all of the restaurants and shops on Main Street, yet still seem far enough away to provide a quiet peaceful visit.
I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and do hope to see you again soon.

Best Regards,

Karen Avery

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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great location near the south end of the Perimeter Trail and Box Canyon, comfortable, impeccably clean rooms, nice focus on green products and practices. Walking distance to all restaurants and shop on Main Street.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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kavery123, Owner at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2013

Dear Lisa612013,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent visit with us!

The Box canyon Lodge definitely does have a prime location in Ouray. Nestled in the southwest corner of town, we are easily accessible to everything from hiking to shopping, all an easy stroll in either direction.
We take great pride in providing our guests with clean, comfortable accommodations , and maintain our property to very high standards.
From geothermal heat throughout the property, to recycling bins in each guest room, we are very conscious of our environment, and, being a hotel, understand the importance of minimizing our carbon footprint as much as possible. We are fortunate to have guest and staff who share our passion.

Thank you again for writing a review of our property. We look forward to your next visit to Ouray and the Box Canyon Lodge!

Best Regards,

Karen Avery

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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Quiet, comfortable place to stay. Friendly staff and reasonably priced. Be sure to take the short walk to Box Canyon Falls from the lodge. There is a small fee to visit the falls. You are able to walk through a narrow gorge to view the water cascading through the rocks. It's a fun thing to do and easy to get to.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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kavery123, Owner at Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2013

Dear Erma92,

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your recent visit with us.
The Box Canyon Lodge is an ideal location in Ouray. An easy walk to the Box canyon Falls and the Ouray Ice Park in one direction, and all of the restaurants and shops on Main Street in the other, yet with a relaxing feel of being far away from everything.
Our staff is always eager to accommodate guests in every way possible, and look forward to offering advice on everything from hiking trails to dinner reservations.
It is always a pleasure to hear from our guests, and I do appreciate your review.

Kind Regards,

Karen Avery

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Additional Information about Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs

Address: 45 Third Avenue, Ouray, CO 81427
Location: United States > Colorado > Ouray
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Ouray
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ouray
Price Range: $118 - $1,090 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs is Ouray's most popular getaway experience. We offer extremely clean, attractively decorated rooms with a unique rustic flair. Our rooms range from king sized suites to beautifully designed honeymoon suites. Our rooms come equipped with Satellite TV, Wi Fi, and microwaves. Kitchens and fireplaces are also available for select rooms. Our hot tubs are what keeps our guests returning every year. Utilizing the natural local hot springs, our barrel shaped hot tubs offer a relaxing and unique experience for our guests. Open all day long, our guests enjoy a beautiful view of the San Juan Mountainside, under a gorgeous sky or a blanket of stars. Our guests enjoy relaxing in our springs after a long hike or jeep trip up the mountain during the summer, or after a challenging ski trip or ice climbing excursion in the winter. The natural, beautiful countryside offers the perfect backdrop to a wedding as well. We are able to accommodate wedding parties with advance notice. Join us for your next getaway, and see why our guests keep coming back every year. ... more   less 
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