General Palmer Hotel - Old World Charm

800-523-3358

 

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The General Palmer Hotel in Durango Colorado, The Colorado Vacation Directory
Surrounded by the San Juan Mountains, this 1898 Hotel Offers Old World Charm in Downtown Durango
 

Our hotel offers old world charm and is just steps from the train station. A four Diamond Rating from the AAA for 33 consecutive years! Enjoy all the comforts of modern living in an elegant historical setting in downtown Durango.

LISTED ON: National Registry of Historic Places and Colorado Historical Society

Our courteous staff is always ready to assist you with your luggage or answer questions about the surrounding area.

Each room has been hand decorated with antique furniture. From Handmade chocolates by the bed to fresh muffins made from scratch in the morning; high quality service and elegance awaits you. Relax in our spacious lobby and enjoy fresh cookies and coffee or tea.

ANIMAS RIVER: The free-flowing Animas River runs from high in the San Juan Mountains and has a longer season for rafting than most rivers in Colorado. Snow melt and summer rains start in mid-June and continues through July, making Durango the best place to raft in late summer!

MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK: MVNP is one of the most notable and best-preserved archeological sites in the United States, offering over 700 years of history. Mesa Verde offers tours of the cliff dwellings including the Cliff Palace and Balcony House.

LOCATION: In Durango, Colorado's Historic Downtown District at 567 Main Avenue, Durango CO 81301;.

For Current Rates and Availability; To Make Your Reservations: 1-800-523-3358; 970-247-4747.

 

    LODGING

  • Lodging Open Dates: All Year
  • LODGING RATES

  • Nightly Lodging Rates On-Season: Range from $98 to $295
  • ACCOMMODATION DESCRIPTION

  • About Smoking: All non smoking units.
  • Motel/Hotel Rooms without Cooking Facilities: 39
  • Adjoining rooms/units: Some units.
  • Air Conditioning: All units.
  • Units with King Beds: Some units.
  • Units with Queen Beds: Most units.
  • Units with a Private Jetted Bath Tub: 2
  • Additional Amenities (ask about availability): Coffee Maker with coffee.
  • TECHNOLOGY IN UNITS

  • Units with TV: All units.
  • Type of Reception: Cable.
  • Number of Channels: 50
  • TV Screen 32" or Larger: All units.
  • Internet Access in Units: All units.
  • Internet Access at No Additional Fee: Through Wi-Fi wireless. Through High-Speed wired.
  • RATES

  • Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Stay & Play Packages Military Personnel.
  • FACILITIES

  • Elevation: 6500 feet above sea level.
  • Region: Durango - Southwest, Colorado
  • Location: In Town.
  • Setting: Mountain views. Smoke-Free Environment (inside & out).
  • Meals Regularly Served: Continental Breakfast.
  • Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard. Discover Card. American Express.
  • PET POLICIES

  • Pets in Lodging: Sorry, NO pets are allowed in private rental units.
  • TECHNOLOGY FOR GUESTS TO USE IN A COMMON AREA

  • Phone: In private rental units.
  • Fax Machine: Available.
  • Internet Cafe: 5 minutes drive.
  • PC with Internet Access: Available.
  • Printer Connected to Computer: Available.
  • WI-FI Wireless Internet: Available free.
  • High-Speed Wired Internet: Available free.
  • FUN THINGS TO DO

    PRIMARILY YEAR ROUND ACTIVITIES

  • National Park OR Monument: 45 minutes drive.
  • National Forests & BLM Lands: 10 minutes drive.
  • State Parks: 30 minutes drive.
  • Designated Historic District, Site or Plaza: 5 minutes drive.
  • Native American Reservation/Pueblo: 60 minutes drive.
  • Indian Ruins - Archeological Site: 50 minutes drive.
  • Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: Along the scenic byway.
  • Designated Hiking Trails: Walking distance to trailhead.
  • Museum: 5 minutes drive.
  • Hot Mineral Springs: 15 minutes drive.
  • Indoor Swimming Pool: Walking distance.
  • Public Rec Center: Walking distance.
  • Golf Course: 10 minutes drive.
  • Movie Theater: 5 minutes drive.
  • Art Gallery: 5 minutes drive.
  • Outlet/Mall Shopping: 5 minutes drive.
  • Restaurant(s): Walking distance.
  • Internet Cafe: 5 minutes drive.
  • Casino Gambling: 40 minutes drive.
  • PRIMARILY SUMMER ACTIVITIES

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool: Walking distance.
  • Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: Walking distance.
  • Fishing Tackle Sold: Walking Distance (within 1 block).
  • Fly Shop: Walking Distance.
  • Boat Rentals: Canoe, Raft, Row, Paddle &/or Motor: 30 minutes drive.
  • Paddle Shop: 5 minutes drive.
  • Whitewater Rafting Office/Pickup point: 15 minutes drive.
  • Kayaking Rentals: 5 minutes drive.
  • Designated Whitewater Park (Kayak, Canoe): 5 minutes drive.
  • Horseback Trail Rides (Guided): 10 minutes drive.
  • Horse Rides with a Wrangler (Open Range): 20 minutes drive.
  • Jeep Trails: 30 minute drive. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • Jeep Rentals: Walking distance. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • Jeep Tours: 5 minute drive (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • 4-Wheel Drive Sales & Services: 10 minutes drive. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Trails: 30 minute drive.
  • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Rentals: Walking distance.
  • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Tours: 5 minute drive.
  • ATV Sales & Services: 10 minutes drive.
  • Tourist Train Rides: 5 minutes drive.
  • Historic/Cultural Tours: 5 minute drive.
  • Mountain Bike Trails: 2 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Bike Path: 1 minutes drive.
  • Bicycle Shop: 5 minutes drive.
  • Performing Arts Theatre: 5 minutes drive.
  • Cowboy Supper & Show: 10 minutes drive.
  • Mini Golf: 15 minutes drive.
  • Chairlift/Gondola/Tram Rides: 25 minutes drive.
  • HUNTING

  • Hunting in Area: 20 minutes drive.
  • Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 75, 74, 741,
  • WINTER ACTIVITIES

  • Downhill/Snowboarding Ski Area: 25 minutes drive.
  • Cross Country Skiing Trails: 25 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Ski/Snowboard Equipment Rentals: 5 minutes drive.
  • Snowshoe Trails: 25 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Snowmobile Trails: 25 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Snowmobile Rentals: 25 minutes drive.
  • Snowmobile Tours: 25 minutes drive.
  • Snowmobile Sales & Services: 10 minutes drive.
  • Ice Skating (indoor) Skates Available: 5 minutes drive.
  • Sled/Tube Hill Equipment Available: 10 minutes drive.
  • Sleigh Rides: 15 minutes drive.

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