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Southwest Colorado Hotels

Strater Hotel

  • 699 Main Ave. Map It
  • $$$
  • Grande Dame
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Right in the thick of things
  • Genuine Old West feel

Cons

  • No off-street parking
  • When the bar gets going, rooms above it get no peace

Updated 10/01/2013

Fodor's Review

Still the hottest spot in town, this Western grande dame opened for business in 1887 and has been visited by Butch Cassidy, Louis L'Amour (he wrote The Sacketts here), Francis Ford Coppola, John Kennedy, or Marilyn Monroe (the latter two stayed here at separate times). The Diamond Belle Saloon glitters with crystal chandeliers, rustic oak beams, and plush velvety curtains, and the Office Spiritorium offers a quiet escape for drinks and conversation. The individually

decorated rooms are exquisite—no surprise, as the hotel owns the country's largest collection of Victorian antiques and has its own wood-carving shop to create exact period reproductions.

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Hotel Information

Address:

699 Main Ave., Durango, Colorado, 81301, USA

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Phone:

970-247–4431; 800-247–4431

Website: www.strater.com

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 93 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 10/01/2013

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