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Cedar Crest
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Nice & quiet, pretty grounds. Owners helpful with suggestions on hiking spots. We were only going to stay one night & decided to stay another. Great place for family with older kids, nice breakfast to!

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear jhg214, Thank you for the kind review. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We thoroughly enjoy our stays at the Blue Lake Ranch B&B made especially delightful by Jackie. We rarely stay at a B&B because of severe dietary restrictions. We are grateful for the cooperation from the staff to be able to follow doctors orders!

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear The Rev Dr Cynt... F, Thanks for the kind review. Yes, we are so lucky to have Jackie running our kitchen. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We only booked for 2 nights. Absolute minimum should be 3 because we did not have nearly enough time to spend at this stunning place. Our room was beautiful, grounds are magnificant and the breakfast is 5 star. The only thing that can go wrong here is not staying long enough. Thanks!

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Dear b1bayer, Thank you so much for the great review. We hope you'll come back soon to take your own advice! With gratitude, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Blue Lake ranch has meticulous designed rooms to accommodate individuals, couples, families and groups. Set in a pristine mountain setting the Ranch has splendid gardens, streams and ponds. There is an event center that provides the perfect environment for weddings & other activities.

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Dear Jo K, Thank you for the kind review! Happy Independence Day. With gratitude, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The staff is fantastic here.We stayed in a beautiful house surrounded by national forest, country gardens and wildlife, with a private lake that kept my teenage son busy fishing for hours every day (18 caught and released). Our rooms were spacious and very comfortable with breathtaking views to wake up to every morning. They are close to Durango CO, for...

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Dear Irish1232015, Thank you for the kind review! Next time you visit we should get your son to a secret stretch of the Animas River we know about. Happy Travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We found this gem about 13 miles outside of Durango. You drive up and the reception area greets you with homemade chocolate chip cookies, apples and chocolate. The grounds are spectacular and the rooms are stocked with fresh coffee beans. The best part is the staff that you wake up to at the breakfast buffet. Friendly, attentive and gracious. It's...

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Dear Karen L, Thank you for the kind review! We look forward to your return. Happy Travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 22 June 2016

After deciding to take a last minute vacation road trip to Colorado just a week out, we had difficulty finding availability for our party of three in the traditional hotels in Durango. Thanks to this online site, we found the gem called Blue Lake Ranch. Our vehicle navigation took us right to the property and it's only a short drive...

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HMSaid, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Lake Ranch, responded to this review

Dear je_sch1, Thank you for giving Blue Lake a try, and thank you for the great review! You're so right about the natural A/C up here in the mountains. We look forward to your return. Happy Travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Blue Lake Ranch for our honeymoon and we loved it! It's so peaceful and everyone that works there is so nice! The first day we got there, we looked out the window of the living room and a mule deer was standing next to the house eating. We want to stay there again in the future, the...

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Dear Alyse B, We are so happy that you chose Blue Lake Ranch for your honeymoon! See you soon, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Endeavor, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location, great food, awesome people, definitely will stay again when we are in the area. Mesa Verge room was quiet and nicely done. Very comfortable. Plenty of options for breakfast, all good.

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Thank you, SkiLee! Travel happy and we'll look forward to your return. With gratitude, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

Nevada City, California
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We stayed in the main house upstairs. Very nicely decorated room with a patio, jacuzzi and heated bathroom floor. Comfy bed, cable tv and only about 25 mins from the town of Durango. The staff were very friendly and worked hard to make sure you enjoyed your stay. The grounds are very beautiful and breakfast was delicious. Yes I would...

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Dear stevenv40, Thank you for the great review. It was a pleasure to have you and we hope to see you again. Happy travels, Everyone at Blue Lake Ranch

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Amenities

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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
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $168 - $407 (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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