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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Let me start off with the staff. They were fantastic, from the very first step into the building they were very attentive and cordial. Absolutely fantastic. Then I got to the elevator, I was on the fourth floor and it may have taken me 20 minutes to get there not sure I passed out I think. Very slow elevator. When...

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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Starter Hotel has history and charm, however lots of quirks that the staff attribute to the historic status. Be sure to put the do not disturb sign on the door since the staff entered without knocking at 9:00 a.m. Our key stopped working and was cancelled after our first night for a three night stay. Usually not a big deal...

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mthomgm, General Manager at Strater Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting the Strater Hotel for your first visit to Durango, Colorado! We greatly value the experience and comments of each our guests. We are pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast at the Mahogany Grille and I will make sure their staff reads your comments. Customer service is our number one priority at the Strater Hotel and your...

Montrose, Colorado
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stayed at the Strater overnight after attending the Follies production for Snowdown Days, which was held in the Strater Theatre. Absolutely wonderful experience. History, atmosphere, relics and wonderful staff made the stay very memorable.If in Durango, spend at least a night in this 130 year old landmark. John W.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I travel to Durango for business, and I always stay at the Strater Hotel. Beautiful historic hotel. The upgraded King rooms are much nicer and worth the nominal increase in price; I save some money by reserving the room rate without breakfast. I think The Office bar has a great vibe, good drinks and food. The location of the Stater...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We arrived for a single night but stayed three as a result of bad weather. This was a wonderful place to be stuck. The hotel is very comfortable, well and interestingly furnished and above all had exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. Durango itself is a very rewarding town so it made for a great stay despite the weather.

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Pueblo, Colorado
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We wanted to get away for my partners birthday...and we picked the right place. The staff at the Strater could not be nicer or more accommodating. The checkin process is quick and easy and then off to a well appointed room. This place is clean and comfortable. They have memorabilia everywhere...take time to check out the displays. We went for...

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2Thank Bill B
Edmond, Oklahoma
Reviewed 5 January 2017

My wife wanted a magical and memorable white Christmas. She got one! The Strater and all that Durango has to offer made it a memorable holiday week. The victorian themed hotel was 5 star in every way. From the charming room and extremely comfortable bed, to the fun and entertaining 1800's themed Diamond Bell Saloon that served bar and dining...

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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...

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Reviewed 3 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...

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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!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 81301-5423
Region: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: €102 - €233 (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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“Look and listen for ghost.”
 of 5 bubbles 477jeanniet, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a larger bathroom when booking and a room away from the construction”
 of 5 bubbles sherryh713, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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