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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had a queen and twin bed with our small dog visiting for 5 days to include Christmas. The weather was bad so we got to arrive a day early without any hiccups. The multiple restaurants all had good food, drinks, and live music. Parking was somewhat inconvenient as it was across the street and was small for the amount...

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The hotel was like stepping back in time. Overall we had a nice experience. It's in the center of town and very close to all of the stores and restaurants. We went in the middle of December and it was pretty cold. The room was too warm. We tried adjusting the old thermostat but that didn't seem to help so...

Thank Winnybat
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Unfortunately no ghost experience but definitely a good nights rest and fun bar hopping time! And very kind people here! Great walk down the streets and great sightseeing around the place. Absolutely loved the crystal New Age shops!

Thank Lil_Miss_Adventuress
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I rarely shell out for the upscale places. I will admit THIS place just might have given me the reasons needed to spend up above the average for a room. The decore is western/victorian rustic and opulent. the rooms are decorated beautifully and very very comfortably. The staff was very helpful and friendly without annoying. There is a very nice...

1Thank Rob E
United States
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I had a hard time deciding between The Strater and General Palmer hotels. They were literally the same price for king rooms the weekend we went. I chose The Strater for a few reasons; the ease of the online reservations, and the restaurants within the hotel. We arrived on a Friday evening and chose to have dinner in the Diamond...

1Thank GTrotter505
Page, Arizona
Reviewed 26 November 2016

All the good stuff is true, except the wifi doesn't work in room 102, or in the lobby at the table set up for computer use. You have to go to the front of the lobby by the entrance doors and sit on the round chair thing to get a signal. Staff response was "it works fine for us." Finding...

Thank Riverkilt
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Not unlike my review of the Menger Hotel in San Antonio,Tx, there is little I can add to this review of the Strater Hotel with regards to its historical charm that cannot be found on the hotel’s web site or in published brochures. It is replete with many beautiful antiques and incomparable 19th century architecture. In many respects it is...

3Thank HerrMV
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We spent just one night in the Strater Hotel. It was very beautiful and comfortable. The bed was great and the bedding was comfortable and warm. (It was snowing when we woke that morning!) It is an old hotel... not modern. There are updates to the bathrooms and Wifi of course. We had breakfast at the hotel... it was very...

Thank LaJana Y
Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband and I went back to the Mahogany Grill recently, it's been a year since we've been there, and the new Executive Chef - Ward Martin, is AWESOME! He was informed that I had food allergies and when my meal came out it was fantastic. The roasted 1/2 chicken with all the veggies I could eat. Last year I...

1Thank djlp07
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had a large room. It is a spectacular restoration of an old time hotel. All with modern facilities. It is a must stay. The food was great both breakfasts that were included and dinner. There is a fun cowboy bar. Have dinner there at least one night. It comes with a cowboy singer and waitresses it the dress of...

Thank Fred Q

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Office Spiritorium
The Office Spiritorium
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1887, the historic Strater Hotel (Historic Hotels of America Member) is a prominent downtown Durango, Colorado landmark located two blocks north of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, one hour east of Mesa Verde National Park, and in the heart of the rugged San Juan Mountains. Experience the Old West, fine dining, shopping, and many year-round indoor and outdoor activities. The hotel is home to the world's largest collection of American Victorian Walnut Antiques, the Louis L'Amour Room (designated Literary Landmark), and three unique dining establishments including Mahogany Grille specializing in fine dining. For entertainment, unwind with daily live music at the Diamond Belle Saloon and The Office Spiritorium or take in a show at the world famous Henry Strater Theatre, home to the Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville (seasonal). For those wishing to create a memorable event consider Strater Catering & Events (weddings, group meetings, special events). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Strater Hotel

Address: 699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
Region: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: $144 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Strater Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Strater Hotel Durango
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Durango
#4 Romantic Hotel in Durango
#6 Business Hotel in Durango
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“Get a premium room. The ones at the front are bigger, but noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles bstreep, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want to look out to the street then the Louis L'Amour room is perfect..we were in 231 which was deluxe and good for us..”
 of 5 bubbles jimtam, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3rd or higher floor facing one of the streets.”
 of 5 bubbles N4156PHbillb, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“4th Floor and avoid rooms facing railroad tracks. Building next door blocks some of your view. Go with front street if possible.”
  • The Charles STillwell Suite (interesting history behind this room)
 of 5 bubbles GaryO774, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a mountain view! be prepared for the train to toot it's horn pretty late.”
 of 5 bubbles Winnybat, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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