Strater Stories & Information


This is Your Place to Read About the Historic Strater Hotel and Events

With so much happening around the hotel in front and behind the scenes, it is fun for us to share some of that information with our guests through our Strater Blog. Please check back at your leisure to stay in the know about our beautiful historic home. Thank you very much for your interest in the historic Strater Hotel and we hope you enjoy our updates.


Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours

Every year the holiday season at the historic Strater Hotel in Durango, Colorado is full of joy and fun.

First we would like to make sure you know about our “Everyone’s a Local Special.” With this special, whether you’re a local or visitor, you may easily enjoy all of our holiday festivities. It’s also a great way to be immersed in downtown Durango for quick and easy access to shopping, the Durango Train, and much more. Please click here for details on this hotel special.

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Fall has Arrived at the Historic Strater Hotel

It seems like yesterday I was paddle boarding on the lake and hanging out at the Farmer’s Market, but here we are, deep into autumn. It wasn’t until the days grew shorter and the air became crisp that I remembered: fall is one of the most beautiful seasons in southwest Colorado. All you need is a quick walk through Third Avenue or a drive up Red Mountain Pass, and you’ll swear that October is your favorite color.

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July at Strater Hotel and in Durango, Colorado

July is one of the best months to visit Durango, Colorado and stay at the historic Strater Hotel. The weather is gorgeous for rafting, hiking, biking, walking around in historic downtown, riding the train, and visiting Mesa Verde National Park. Best part… the Strater Hotel is located right in the center of all of it.

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Beautiful Days of Summer

Summer is finally here and we have been experiencing great weather. Whether you are a hiker, biker, water enthusiast, train seeker, foodie or just like to relax, we’ve got something for you. Be sure to check out our website for packages and specials all summer long.

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Spring into Southwest Colorado with the Strater Hotel

Spring is in full swing and we’re getting excited for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic happening this Memorial Day weekend. Stay with us at the historic Strater Hotel, and then easily watch as thousands of bicycle riders wind their way thru the spectacular San Juan Mountains racing the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train to Silverton, Colorado.

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