Strater Blog


Stay in the Know with the Strater Blog

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.


Carbon Leaf Coming to Town

Fall is upon us! The leaves are starting to turn, as with that comes the kickoff of concert season at the Henry Strater Theatre. We are so happy to have the opportunity every fall to host a wide variety of great festivals, comedians, theatre shows and, of course, amazing music.

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Dog Days of Summer at the Strater Hotel

These are the dog days of summer, and making the most of them around the Strater Hotel and Durango are easy. Many people ask us what the locals do. Well, that’s easy this time of year. The Animas River is full of life pretty much every day from rafting, paddle boarding, and tubing. Locals and…

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Ski in Southwest Colorado then Relax in Victorian Style at the Strater Hotel

It is a perfect time to pack up and come to the Historic Strater Hotel here in Durango, Colorado to experience perfect ski conditions. There is nothing like fresh snow to start the spring ski season, and over the past month our ski area — Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort — has seen well over…

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Movies, Shamrocks, Pianos, and Banjos: Oh MY!

March and April are great times to plan a getaway to Durango. The snow is fabulous, drinks are hot, and the festivals are in full swing. The Strater Hotel has been known for years to be the hub for most of Durango’s festivals. In the next eight weeks the Strater will be hosting or sponsoring…

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Strater Hotel Wins Prestigious Historic Hotels of America Award

We’re extremely honored and excited to announce that the historic Strater Hotel has won the Historic Hotels of America Legendary Family Historic Hoteliers of the Year Award.

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