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Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This Inn is located at the heart of Durango's downtown, backing their fabled Train Depot and with walking distance to all the downtown eating and shopping places along Main Street. The place is a bit old but very well-kept, with a great staff and well appointed guest rooms. It also offers a nice full breakfast and Happy hour drinks each...

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We travel to Durango two or three times a year and we stay at this hotel every trip. It is located at the end of the downtown area, so all the good dining and shopping are just outside your doorstep. Even though it is close to downtown, it is away from the tourist traffic, so it is quiet. They have...

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BWRG-Management, Manager at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, responded to this review

Our location does keep us tucked in the south part of downtown, but still conveniently located near all the restaurants and bars. I'm happy to hear we are your choice hotel when you visit Durango. Keith Cressy Front Desk Manager 970-385-4980

Torrance, California
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Hotel in good location, however the breakfast was not very good at all. No variety in bagels, toast, and greasy sausage patties. Hotel as indoor pool and hot tub which was nice. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

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BWRG-Management, Manager at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry breakfast was not to your standards. We'll use your feedback to better improve it in the future. Keith Cressy Front Desk Manager 970-385-4980

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is the most aesthetically pleasing + functional BW we have ever stayed at. The pool size was adequate, Water temp perfect. So pleasant to be able to see the pool + hot tub on the way to and from every room. Stairway exits were conveniently located. Breakfast layout and choices were excellent. The 2 complementary drinks offered for 2...

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BWRG-Management, Manager at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoy our unique design. We've recently made changes to breakfast and I'm glad they're approved of by our guests. We'll see you next time you're in Durango. Keith Cressy Front Desk Manager 970-385-4980

Peterborough
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We stayed next door but I had to review the staff at this hotel. We use Best Western a lot and for some reason my account would not work with a UK postcode and USA IP address. I needed to book hotels in Chinle and Globe and the wonderful staff on the desk were patient enough to ring both hotels...

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BWRG-Management, Manager at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad we made sure you had a place to rest in Arizona. I hope you enjoy the rest of our beautiful country. Come see us again next time you're in the states. Have a safe trip back home. Keith Cressy Front Desk Manager 970-385-4980

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Great fast check in, very clean interior, interior atrium pool and whirl pool, with a bar and dining. This is a gem of hotel, with clean new rooms, views from the room not so good, but just outside are the mountains. Free happy hour and breakfast is included. Business computer area on all floors. Very nice and well priced. Walking...

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BWRG-Management, Manager at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and our hotel. We're far enough in downtown for all the convenience but just far enough outside to be away from all the noise. We'll see you during your next trip to Durango. Keith Cressy Evening Manager 970-385-4980

Albuquerque, United States
Reviewed 2 May 2016

There were several problems with the facility in general and with the room specifically. *Chlorine smell from the pool was so strong that it made my wife sick the first night. We had to open the balcony door in order to get some fresh air. *Microwave didn’t work well. It took 5-6 minutes to heat up a cup of water...

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Montrose, United States
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at the Best Western Rio Grande. It was close to all downtown amenities in Durango. The bed was comfortable and the room was clean. Hotel staff was friendly and there were free drinks on at check-in. The only problem we encountered was there was not enough breakfast to serve the customers with still 1 hour...

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BWRG-Management, Manager at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, responded to this review

I'm so sorry for the shortage in breakfast during your stay. We had an unfortunate delay in shipping during a very busy weekend that forced us to make the best out of what we could get in such short notice. I hope you'll give us another chance the next time you're in Durango Keith Cressy Evening Manager 970-385-4980

Colorado
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Staff was friendly. Facility clean. At the edge of downtown Durango so able to walk around and enjoy the city in the evening. Only draw back was hearing another couple during the night. Not sure if they were in the hall or the room next door. Nice indoor pool and community hot tub. Decent...

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BWRG-Management, Manager at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry for the noise caused during your stay. You can always give the front desk a call for any noise complaints and they'll take care of it right away. Keith Cressy Evening Manager 970-385-4980

Farmington, New Mexico
Reviewed 25 April 2016

First time staying at this hotel in Durango, Colorado. We chose it as it was close to where friends that we were meeting were staying and there was a restaurant close by that we all wanted to eat at for dinner. The hotel was a good experience. The staff was knowledgeable and professional. My wife especially liked the indoor swimming...

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BWRG-Management, Manager at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, responded to this review

I hope you enjoyed the great food Durango has to offer and I'm glad you had a wonderful time in our facility. We'll see you next time. Keith Cressy Evening Manager 970-385-4980

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn! Located only 1.5 blocks from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. BEST WESTERN Rio Grande Inn is perfect for the train enthusiasts of all ages. You can leave your vehicle in our parking lot and take a short to the train depot. Free HAPPY HOUR every evening from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Includes(2) complimentary drinks per guest. Free HOT BREAKFAST every morning. Get your day stared right with our extended breakfast: Hot sausage, scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, biscuits, fresh fruit, yogurt, OJ and coffee. Walking distance to world class dining, galleries and amazing shopping. Some guests come for our top notch skiing. Take advantage of our GREAT location and rates when in town for business or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

Address: 400 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5602
Region: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: ₹ 8,656 - ₹ 17,247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Rio Grande Hotel Durango
Best Western Durango
Durango Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Durango
#5 Romantic Hotel in Durango
#5 Business Hotel in Durango
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“Try secon or third floors.”
ElizabethN675, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Top floor, city facing, without an adjoining door to the next room”
clarksdale, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“East side parking will thaw out your car sooner”
jeffdorff, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“outside rooms were quiet but looked like inside rooms have balconies-which would be nice in the summer”
lindagW3397LB, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you are looking for an easy place to get to this isn't it”
silverminer1891, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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