Staying here for 3 days was not near enough time to absorb the area rich with a history that is forgotten due to the technology of todays time. I do not recommend small children. There are no tv's or telephone lines in the original hotel. Trains go by day and night about every 20 minutes or sooner so sleep is not attainable. But the mystery and the romance of the Old West was invigorating. Sustaining my energy thoughout the day to creep along paths infiltrated with a time long forgotten. The decor of the hotel is all antiques. Dotted with historic photographs, one of them being a photograph of a hunting trip of friends with Teddy Roosevelt, Judge Roy Bean, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, and others I can not recall. The building has three stories. All the rooms are different while the top floor is still being renovated. An experience I will not forget and I will be going back. Apparently, John Madden had visited, leaving an autographed picture displayed in the saloon.
One block away is The Dip Bar and Diner that includes a 40 ft. slab of jade for the bars counter, the owners family history muraled on the ceilings, floors, and tables. Carvings done with a pocket knife and single pieces of wood.
Not far from Laramie, Medicine Bow National Forest, Rawlins, Elk Mountain and the World's Largest Wind Turbine.
- Free Wifi
- Free parking