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General Palmer Hotel

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

I recommend this hotel for everyone visiting Durango as it is pretty close to everything. Durango and Silverton narrow gauge railroad attraction is just a block away. Hotel staff is very friendly and very helpful, specially Sarah is such a wonderful person. She had our room decorated with goodies and gifts for kids, kept some fruits when we returned from...

Thank SantoshBidralli
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Everything was perfect, from the room to breakfast to great friendly service the whole time. Views from the room were nice. Nice patio area, even though it was winter. The hotel has a really cool old elevator. CD player with classical music CDs and a Keurig in the room were a nice touch also.

Thank Gould F
Farmington, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Just a quick 1 night getaway to Durango and it was perfect. Easy check-in, wonderful clean room. Nice amenities. Right downtown and walking distance to all the restaurants and shopping. Recommended for everybody!

Thank Curtis D
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We have been on the road for four weeks and this is the best of all of our accomadations. The General Palmer Hotel is a historic hotel located in the heart of a wonderful western town. The hotel is very elegant with old fashioned luxury. Our room was large, the bed was very comfortable with high quality linens, the windows...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The General Palmer offered a great opportunity to stay overnight in Durango. We jumped at discounted room so we could spend the afternoon and evening in town without needing to drive anywhere. The Palmer is on main street, with good parking and surprisingly quiet rooms. Ours was an upgrade from interior (no windows in some rooms - be careful about...

Thank sb87123
Phoenix AZ
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The GENERAL PALMER HOTEL was a great hotel to stay for 3 nights while attending the events of SNOWDOWN 2017. Located right downtown so we walked to restaurants and other charming business along Main Street. It’s right next door to the Durango/Silverton Railroad. From using the oldest working elevator in Colorado to the extraordinary service we received from the staff...

Thank Pops58Mike
Taos, New Mexico
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Last minute reservation, hotel is gorgeous! Clean, great bed, beautiful decor. The staff was super kind and helpful. Relaxing CD's and player in room. I was traveling alone and there were not a lot of people near me so noise was not a problem. If you want complete privacy voices from others outside my room were heard easily. Train nearby...

Thank me_sleep669
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great location in downtown with free parking at the Hotel. The Town itself was clean and the people we met were friendly. The Staff was friendly and cost was very competitive. We bought the breakfast package and it was well worth it.

Thank Exploreall50
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Stopping in Durango on our way to LA, we wanted something other than a chain hotel. The General Palmer had the charm of an old hotel, but with all the updated amenities. Our queen room was perfect in every way. Off season price made it perfect!

Thank Ron M
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The location was spot on, price was reasonable, and the hotel was gorgeous! Staff was professional and really friendly. My room was clean and charming, and the antique elevator was really cool. Support this wonderful local business!!

Thank meljantone

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rich with Victorian elegance, the General Palmer Hotel has all the modern comforts that you would expect of a Four Diamond establishment. Named after General William Jackson Palmer who established the hotel in 1898, the General Palmer is the only historical Four Diamond Hotel in Southwestern Colorado. Each room has been hand decorated in the Victorian era with luxurious amenities. It’s the little touches that make the General Palmer unique; freshly baked muffins each morning and Teddy Bears on every bed. Enjoy our southwestern hospitality with concierge service from a gracious and caring staff available day and night, year around. We are located in downtown Durango right next door to the Narrow Gauge Railroad and we are within easy walking distance of many fine dining restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about General Palmer Hotel

Address: 567 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5422
Region: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: $170 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — General Palmer Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
General Palmer Durango
Hotel General Palmer
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Durango
#6 Family Hotel in Durango
#7 Business Hotel in Durango
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“Free WiFi but it never worked for us.”
ordtravelers2017, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We liked room 203 but saw some others that looked very nice.”
ReeSue, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Close to the train staton.”
981DD, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Interior rooms are cheaper, but the street view rooms are nice (and there is little street noise)”
761stephenf, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to ask for a room with a window!”
675jeannes, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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