Durango Downtown Inn  3 stars

800 Camino Del Rio, Durango, United States, 81301  show mapSave
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Durango Downtown Inn is a 3-star property in the center of Durango. With accents of traditional architecture, the hotel was built in 1966 and renovated in 2000.

This hotel is located in a charming area and 800 meters from Animas Museum, Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum and San Juan National Forest. This contemporary property is 5 minutes' to Animas River, Durango Discovery Museum and Henry Strater Theatre.

Short walk to mountains and a national park as well as ski areas.

This hotel is conveniently located close to La Plata airport.


Stylish rooms feature direct dial phone, a writing desk, Wi-Fi, central heating and satellite TV. They also have private bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.


Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The in-house restaurant serves American dishes.


Aside from room service, wake up service and dry cleaning, guests can also make use of a safe deposit box, a lift and free parking.


Guests can make use of a hot tub, a Jacuzzi and a sauna or go in for golf, skiing and tennis. A gym and fitness classes are provided on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   139.

City Center Durango - 1700 ft
Airports La Plata (DRO) - 11.1 mi, Montezuma County (CEZ) - 41.0 mi
Restaurants Applebees (cuisine: American) - 200 ft, Denny's Reataurant (cuisine: American) - 600 ft
Parks San Juan National Forest - 2600 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Business center
  • High speed internet access
  • Fax/photocopying
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Skiing
  • Hot tub
  • Ski pass
Room view
  • Courtyard view
  • River view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone



from  4 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Bed type: Double beds or King Size bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 220 sq. feet
View: River view, Courtyard view

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    Bed type: Double beds
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      Bed type: King Size bed
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        Family Run Of House Room Assigned On Arrival
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        Bed type: Double Bed

        Durango Downtown Inn LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        • Durango and Silverton Narrow
          1000 ft
        • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Fctry
          2.2 mi
        Popular areas
        • City Center
          1400 ft
        Sport related
        • Durango Park
          2.0 mi
        • Children's Museum of Durango
          1000 ft
        • Durango Arts Ctr
          1000 ft
        • Durango Parks and Recreation Adm
          1000 ft
        Universities, Institutes
        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
        • Durango Nature Studies
          2300 ft
        Medical care and Hospitals
        • Mercy Medical Center
          4300 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Animas Museum
          1.9 mi
          3605 W Second Ave, Durango

        Near the hotel

        • Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum
          1500 ft
          479 Main Avenue, Durango
        • Animas River
          1400 ft
          Durango, CO
        • Durango Discovery Museum
          2300 ft
          1333 Camino del Rio, Durango
        • San Juan National Forest
          2600 ft
          15 Burnett Court, Durango
        • Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum
          3700 ft
          151 E. 16th St, Durango
        • Rim Trail/ Campus Loop
          4800 ft
          Fort Lewis College, Durango

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Applebees

          55% likes this, based on 30 reviews
          Cuisine: American

          200 ft
          800 Camino Del Rio

          Phone: (970) 259-5850

        • Denny's Reataurant

          66% likes this, based on 13 reviews
          Cuisine: American

          600 ft
          666 Camino Del Rio

          Phone: 970-247-1512

        • Ken & Sue's

          80% likes this, based on 610 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: USD 16 - USD 23

          1100 ft
          636 Main Ave

          Phone: 970 259 2616

        • Seasons of Durango

          74% likes this, based on 153 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Seafood
          Price Range: USD 30 - USD 50

          800 ft
          764 Main Avenue

          Phone: 9703829790

        • Fired Up Pizzeria

          73% likes this, based on 181 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian
          Price Range: USD 8 - USD 19

          800 ft
          741 Main Ave

          Phone: 970-247-0264

        Durango Downtown Inn Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Durango Downtown Inn

        Average guest rating

        out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 26 reviews

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        • Single

          It's right on the Animas River trail, and my room looked right out on the river - gorgeous!! Also, ?? - they didn't have my booking - it hadn't gone through - but were immediately reassuring and let me know there was no problem. Very helpful!

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        • Older travelers

          Excellent value and allows dogs.

          Wished they had a small breakfast of sorts

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        • Older travelers

          It was nice to be on the River and walking distance to town

          Two double beds. When you are used to sleeping in a king, double beds are too small. When we asked to be changed after the first night, the attendant on duty had a bad attitude.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Our double queen room was great for 2 adults traveling together. We both had queen sized beds.The beds and the pillows were excellent! The room was very clean, very comfortable and all services were A+. We were very close to downtown Durango and all of the shops and restaurants were within walking distance.

          The only thing that we did not like about the Durango Downtown Inn was that we could not open our windows. We had a nice double/queen room on the second floor of the motel. We paid an extra $10 for a river view, but we could not open our windows to hear the river. That was disappointing. The only way to get any ventilation into the room was to use the fan/air conditioning unit. In the mountains, that seems to be a real waste of energy, considering that in the high mountains, most of the year, one can have great cool air in the mornings and evenings.

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        • Older travelers

          We were very surprised at how nice and convenient this motel was. Great service and we even returned on our way back out of the mountains and stayed there again on Wednesday night.

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        • Single

          The staff was friendly and the rooms were very clean. Comfortable bed was a plus!

          There is nothing I didn't like at the Durango Downtown Inn and would definitely stay here again!

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        • Single

          Ocation ans etting on the river. Very clean.

          Street noise

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        • Group of friends

          I booked at the Durango Downtown Inn for its location. We had a room on the river side and the historic downtown area was three blocks away. Full of fantastic restaurants and unique shopping. Close to the Durango-Silverton railroad. Close proximity to the trolley. Loved walking along the bike path by the river in the cool mornings. We were able to do and see a lot of things without having to use the car.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          The river walk trail was a great walk and we enjoyed it everyday. The location of the Inn is close to the old town, restaurants and shopping.

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        • Family with children

          Good location and very comfy, large room.

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        • Older travelers

          Great location for downtown Durango,clean maybe a bit overpriced

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        • Family with children

          Place was nice enough. A little pricey for what you get. Overall, decent enough to sleep in.

          My wife's neck hurt the next morning due to the pillows. Crossing the major hwy to get to town was a little dicey, not bad though.

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        • Older travelers

          Easy walking distance to the downtown area if you are on a tight budget, this is a decent place to stay

          A bit rundown. Didn't realize they allowed pets in any of the rooms, so they used an ionizer when started having trouble breathing. It helped, but we would have left if we could have found another room in town. They only change sheets after 3 days unless you ask.

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        • Older travelers

          We felt the location on the river close and only a block away from the downtown area was a real asset. Also, having the Applebee's Restaurant right at the complex was convenient for late arrivals or catching an quick breakfast without having to drive somewhere for breakfast. Another great plus is their wonderful pet-friendly attitude as we felt welcome right away and were only charged $10.00/day for our pet. The indoor pool, sauna and hot tub area was very clean.

          In most places we stay, there are usually either a microwave or a small refrigerator/freezer that was missing at this motel.

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        • Family with children

          My family and I came to Durango for a school visit at Fort Lewis and we found the location of your hotel perfect. We were also able to visit Mesa Verde which was a short car trip away. Our room was comfortable and clean and had all the amenities we needed for a short weekend trip. The river right outside our door was an added bonus and the kids got a kick out of the fruit trees you had at the entrance to the lobby. When we went down to the front desk to request an additional shampoo and towel your staff was very nice and helpful. Check in and out was very easy and smooth.

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