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New York
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We just returned from a trip to the southwest which included a stay at the Blue Lake Ranch. I can't find enough superlatives to describe this inn. The setting is wonderful, the rooms beautiful, the staff warm and welcoming. Breakfast is terrific and you have a great view of the lake while you eat. Frank, the innkeeper, is the friendliest,...

Thank Kodiak-123
Reviewed 28 March 2015

My husband and I stayed here for a delayed honeymoon in the middle of March. When we arrived, one of the owners greeted us right away and was incredibly welcoming. While the staff apologized that we weren't there in time for the spring flowers, we just felt grateful to escape the heat of Arizona--the partly cloudy skies, cooler temperatures, and...

Thank Kellie S
Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 24 December 2014

My husband and I stayed here overnight with a couple of friends. The rooms are spacious and clean, with comfortable furniture and a fireplace in each room. The breakfast was delicious (they have an awesome chef), and the service was great. The views from every window in our suite were breath-taking. We would recommend this location to anyone who wants...

1Thank GuestNov2014
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Rented the lake cabin and felt like a second home right away! Remote feel but all the B&B luxuries on site. Really enjoyed the full breakfast that was cooked fresh each morning and didn't cost a penny. Go when they offer a course meal dinner,it was first class all the way!

1Thank Duncan B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We wanted to have a different experience than a typical hotel while visiting Mesa Verde National Park, and so we chose Blue Lake Ranch B & B. The property is about 30 minutes to the Park, so not very far. It is also about 20 min. to Durango, which was also a plus (we arrived from Santa Fe). The property...

1Thank ChazInLA
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I organized a nonprofit retreat of 22 people at the Blue Lake Ranch in mid-October. The property, about 40 minutes away from the airport, is beautiful and spacious with nearly 20 rooms located in 5-6 individual houses, each with private bathrooms, a perfect fit for our group. I got countless compliments about the spacious and well-appointed guest rooms, the breakfasts...

1Thank dcmaggie
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We stayed here three nights while visiting Durango for a family burial. We have stayed in downtown Durango in the past but decided upon this location as it sounded peaceful. I will admit that I was beginning to wonder what I had reserved as it did take about 20 minutes or so past Durango into the countryside. Once we found...

Thank Roo11
Loudon, TN
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Stayed here while visiting Mesa Verde National Park and enjoyed it. The property is very quaint and quiet. Breakfast both mornings was great, with biscuits and gravy and breakfast tacos. While we enjoyed our stay, we have two recommendations: please advise customers that the Mesa Verde room has a bathroom and kitchenette on the first floor and bedroom on the...

Thank SLiebbe
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Stayed in the Cabin on the Lake, which needs a walk through the grounds from the main house, but you can drive and leave your car at the cabin. You will need to drive a few miles from the Blue Lake Ranch to get to the nearest restaurant, but it is all worth it. Enormous cabin with large character living...

Thank AlbertSolihull
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We stayed at Blue Lake Ranch for our daughter's wedding August 2014 and cannot say enough about how wonderful this place is!! The staff and management were more than helpful with every detail of the wedding; we did not need a wedding planner! We stayed here several times before the wedding meeting vendors and making arrangements and every stay was...

Thank Yvonne M

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on 200 secluded acres with its own trout-filled lake, the Ranch is tucked in a spring fed valley well off the county road. Famous for its spectacular gardens and mountain views the Ranch offers unparalleled year-round sensory delights, from the quiet of a winter's snowfall to the fragrance of 10,000 iris in summer bloom. Our heirloom flower seeds and jams and honeys are available for purchase. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Lake Ranch

Address: 16919 CO 140, Durango, CO 81301
Region: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: RM522 - RM1,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Lake Ranch 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Garden room is really an exquisite suite,”
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“The log cabin is on the lake with great views and a doc to sit and enjoy the area.”
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“There is the main house, a cottage, a cabin, a river house, casitas, a duplex.All have King beds, frig, microwave and more.”
Rowenby, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our casita of choice is the Sunset Casita. The Piñon has an upstairs residence that was uncomfortable with young children.”
revcf, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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