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wales
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is such a beautiful place to stay . We stayed in the Sunrise Casita it was so spacious with everything you could ask for including coffee beans and a grinder. The breakfast was really lovely with something different each day. The lovely lady Cook was charming and so so pleasant as were the other staff. We stayed for 4... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We attended a weekend wedding here and we stayed in the lake house cabin with 4 other people. The log cabin was very nice and cozy. An excellent wooden deck over looking the trout filled lake. The wedding reception was held at their reception center which was a timber framed building with beautiful gardens all around. Breakfast was served daily... More 

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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

My wife booked this for a road trip that she, my grandson and I took in August. The reviews were great but wow! When we arrived was it something else. Upon checking in the young man was so polite and accommodating and had upgraded us to a ground floor room instead of an upstairs one. Our suite included a living... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

We've stayed at Blue Lake Ranch a number of times over the past 22 years. I'm hoping my review will help you have a Very Good, or Excellent stay at Blue Lake Ranch. The Cabin on the Lake is one of the most expensive accommodations on the property. You might have some expectations, given the price point, and the fact... More 

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Avon Lake, Ohio
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

On our recent visit to Durango we stayed in the lower springs casita at Blue Lake Ranch. The rooms and accomodations are beautiful only matched by the gorgeous vista out every window. The perfect start to every morning was the delicious breakfast and wonderful welcome you get from Jackie ! Jackie was extremely helpful with our grandchildren.

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

The pictures are so understated! This place is an unexpected oasis, with lush gardens, rustic paths, gorgeous accommodations, and yummy breakfasts. We were looking for a weekend getaway, and Blue Lake Ranch delivered a delightfully peaceful retreat. We just loved sitting by the lake watching the enormous trophy trout, listening to the countless songbirds, and awaiting the approaching rain clouds.... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Wonderful property. Extremely relaxing. Beautiful surrounding gardens. Excellent gourmet breakfast. Quiet and peaceful with beautiful mountain vistas. 20 min. drive from Durango, CO. Room amenities great.

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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

We were in the Oak Casita with the lovely mountain view. The accommodations are very comfy, and roomy with fantastic breakfasts (thanks Jackie!). But the carefully tended gardens with poppies, wildflowers and various other blooms gave this place an especially dreamy quality. Romantic and refreshing with easy access to Durango and the San Juan Skyway. Well done!

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Philadelphia, PA
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186 reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

We stayed here 2 consecutive nights and found it a peaceful alternative to Durango with lovely gardens and paths, a knock-out breakfast on a beautiful outdoor patio and cottages that are spacious and leave you feeling pampered. We had the Oak Casita, which had a nice, recently-built feel to it, but with enough southwest design elements to make for a... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Blue Lake is our choice our annual anniversary getaway. The gardens in June are fabulous. (though we have been there in May, July and August and found the gardens to be equally lovely) We recently returned from a couple of nights in the Lake View room. Like all the rooms and cottages on the property, the room was very nice.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $230 - $307 (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,”
 of 5 bubbles seneca8066, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The log cabin is on the lake with great views and a doc to sit and enjoy the area.”
 of 5 bubbles bbon2ur, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Oak Grove area was nice”
 of 5 bubbles AthleticTouchMom, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is the main house, a cottage, a cabin, a river house, casitas, a duplex.All have King beds, frig, microwave and more.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles revcf, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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