BEST WESTERN Durango Inn & Suites

21382 US Highway 160 W, Durango, CO 81303-6857
Phone: 970/247-3251   |   Fax: 970/385-4835   |   71 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Durango Inn & Suites!

Lodging in Durango, Colorado has never been easier when you stay with us, where the Best Western brand, hospitality and prices can't be beat.

We're the closest hotel in Durango to Mesa Verde National Park, and many outdoor lovers flock to our property. Mountain biking in the area attracts people from around the country, and the Durango Mountain Resort is a favorite getaway year-round. The Snowdown Winter Festival is fun for the whole family, and the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Train® is just a short drive from our hotel.

Skiing in the area is world-class, and our BEST WESTERN Durango Inn & Suites is a favorite for those looking for the best powder. Hotels in Durango are known for their prime location, but we believe you deserve more than good real estate. Our friendly staff members treat you like family. From the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown to the Durango Cowboy Poetry event, there's truly something for everyone nearby.

Durango, Colorado is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, and at our Durango hotel, we're proud to host travelers from around the world. Located two-thirds of a mile from historic downtown Durango, you're near the center of the action but still far enough away to enjoy peace and quiet. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning with hot waffles, pastries and fruits, cereal, yogurt and our 100% Arabica coffee. Our property is on 56 acres of land, so there's plenty of space to get out and hike.

Business travelers also prefer the comfort and quality of our Durango Colorado hotel. If you're in town with Mercy Regional Medical Center, Fort Lewis College, Mercury® Payment Systems or British Petroleum (BP), you'll be in good company with us. Those traveling on work enjoy our friendly staff, spacious rooms, quality amenities and easy access to the top businesses in town.

Reserve your next stay at the BEST WESTERN Durango Inn & Suites today! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Complimentary continental breakfast including waffles, sausage, egg patties, fresh fruit, yogurt, English muffins, cinnamon rolls, Danish, oatmeal, cold cereal, breads, coffee and juice
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool, heated seasonal
  • Sunbathing - Sundeck
  • Sightseeing tours
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Children's activities
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Hot tub
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Shipping
  • Fax services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Laundromat
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Printer available
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Air-conditioning
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed Internet access

BEST WESTERN Durango Inn & Suites

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BEST WESTERN Durango Inn & Suites

Conveniently located, the best western durango inn & suites in Durango, Colorado is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 37.269933  /  Latitude: -107.895164


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: the south (from NM) Take Highway 550 North. Follow Highway 550 into Colorado. Proceed on 550 North to Durango. Turn left where 550 North merges with 160 West. Travel 4.2 miles- staying in the left lane. Pavement markers will direct left turn onto 160 West. Proceed approximately one half mile. Hotel will be on your left.

From: the east (from the D From the west (from Cortez and Four Corners Monument): Take Highway 160 East. Just as you enter Durango on Highway 160, the BEST WESTERN Durango Inn and Suites will be on the right.

BEST WESTERN Durango Inn & Suites

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Box Canyon Falls Park

Located in Ouray, the "Switzerland of America", Box Canyon Falls Park features the breathtaking waterfall created from Canyon Creek. Take the short hike to the bridge above the falls and admire the beautiful views, or walk to the bottom to listen to the water rush into the canyon. Either way, it's a delight.

Bring along a snack and enjoy a relaxing picnic in one of the park gazebos or spend a few minutes in the Visitor Center to learn about the area's geology, wildlife, and plant life.  The park is a gem among southern Colorado's many scenic sites – don't miss it.

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Winter Park Resort

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Officially completed in the 1880s, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is a historic train taking passengers from Durango to Silverton.

Along the way, passengers enjoy exceptional views of the Animas River, in the shadows of 14,000-foot peaks of the San Juan National Forest.

Train rides are offered throughout the year, like the Cascade Canyon Winter Train, Peanuts the Easter Beagle Express, Day Out With Thomas, and the Native American Heritage Train.

Be sure to bring your camera to capture the breathtaking views, while along your southern Colorado journey. 

Durango-La Plata County Airport

Located 10 miles southeast of Durango, Durango-La Plata Airport remains the main airport in the Four Corners area of Colorado. Daily commercial flights to Denver, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Phoenix are available via US Airways, United Express, and American Eagle.

While waiting for a flight, browse the selection of gift items and souvenirs in the La Plata Gifts store or enjoy a meal in the Durango Deli Express. Additional terminal services include free public Wi-Fi internet access, convenient parking, and rental car agencies.

Fort Lewis College

Founded in 1911, Fort Lewis College is a public school found in Durango, and one of the top institutions in southern Colorado. Situated on 247 pristine southern Colorado acres, Fort Lewis College is an excellent destination if you're looking for history, or if you're looking at colleges with your high school senior. 

Be sure to enjoy the stunning views of the La Plata Mountains on your tour of the FLC campus. Check out the FLC Community Concert Hall which seats 600 people, the John F. Reed Memorial Library, and the McPherson Chapel – all top attractions on campus. In sports the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks compete in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference in sports like basketball, golf, soccer, and volleyball. 

Four Corners Monument

Four Corners Monument

Four Corners Monument

A unique region to say the least, the Four Corners Monument marks the intersection of the only place in the United States where four states meet.

While on the marker in your best "Twister-pose", you can be in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona at the same time.

The monument is maintained by the Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation Department and is also the boundary between the Navajo Nation and Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation.

While visiting the Four Corners region, another must-see area attraction is Mesa Verde National Park.

Million Dollar Highway

Following a section of U.S. Route 550, the Million Dollar Highway travels from Silverton to Ouray in southern Colorado. A part of the San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway, this section also runs along-side the historic Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

Running through the Uncompahgre Gorge to the Red Mountain Pass at 11,000 feet, you'll drive past steep cliffs, and through hairpin "S" curves on narrow lanes cutting into the mountains. Although disputed, the origin of the name stems from costing a million dollars to build, during the 1920s.

Montrose County Fair & Rodeo

For over 125 years, the Montrose County Fair and Rodeo has offered rodeo fun and western heritage for all southern Colorado visitors. The 10-day festivities include a Junior livestock show, CPRA Rodeo, ranch rodeo, horse shows and a tractor pull.

Kids enjoy competing in the junior shows including the dog agility, rabbit show, Working Ranch Show, sheep show, and goat show. Build a float for entry in the fair parade and have fun cruising through town. Submit your best chili for the Chili Cook-Off or arrive hungry for the pie-eating contest.

Montrose Regional Airport

Located north of Montrose, the Montrose Regional Airport has provided air travel service since 1988. The airport provides a variety of services for southern Colorado travelers, including Commercial flights to Dallas/Fort Worth, Atlanta, Denver, Houston, and Chicago, are available via American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines.

As the closest airport to Telluride, many passengers fly into the airport to make their way to Telluride Ski Resort, for fun on the ski slopes. The Jetway Cafe, the gift shop, rental car agencies, and convenient parking, are additional services available at the airport.

Navajo State Park

Established in 1964, Navajo State Park encompasses more than 5,000 acres of land and 15,000 surface acres of water in Navajo Lake. Known as the "Lake Powell of Colorado," Navajo Lake boasts of 150 miles of shoreline, perfect for plenty of water recreation.

Utilize the park's 110-foot boat ramp to launch your boat for a fun day on the water. Swimming, water skiing, horseback riding, hunting, hiking, picnicking, biking, and cross-country skiing are all great ways to spend time in this beautiful southern Colorado state park.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1 mile(s) from museum/gallery viewing, Over 30 shops and galleries for all artistic tastes.
  • 1 mile(s) from Historic Downtown Durango
  • 1 mile(s) from Durango-Silverton Narrow
  • 1.5 mile(s) from The Henry Strater Theatre
  • 11 mile(s) from Bar D Chuckwagon
  • 11 mile(s) from Trimble Hot Springs, Spa and Natural Hot Springs with 2 natural therapy hot pools
  • 26 mile(s) from Purgatory Ski Resort
  • 36 mile(s) from Mesa Verde National Park
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Zip Line Durango at Full
  • 1 mile(s) from Main Mall
  • 2 mile(s) from Centennial Shopping Center
  • 3 mile(s) from Durango Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Sightseeing tours
  • Hot tub
  • 1 mile(s) from fishing
  • 1 mile(s) from hiking
  • 1 mile(s) from jeep tours
  • 1 mile(s) from White Water river rafting
  • 1 mile(s) from water sports
  • 3 mile(s) from golfing
  • 5 mile(s) from horseback riding
  • 5 mile(s) from golf facilities
  • 10 mile(s) from Winter Sports
  • 26 mile(s) from snow skiing
  • 35 mile(s) from sightseeing tours

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Christina's Grille and Bar, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, a local favorite, Open 7 days a week
  • 1 mile(s) from Ore House Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
  • 1 mile(s) from McDonald's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Burger King, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Ken and Sue's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Cosmopolitan, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,

BEST WESTERN Durango Inn & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Durango. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

November 2015

First Friday Each Month
First Friday Art Walk

Just as the name would suggest, the community of Pueblo celebrates culture and art on the first Friday of each month, as Steel City Art Works displays various works alongside refreshments. The show begins at 8 5 p.m.

December 2015

December 18, 2015
2015 Alamosa Christmas Light Parade

All are invited to this city-wide holiday celebration, taking place in downtown Alamosa. There will be a festive, lit-up parade and plenty of fun for the whole family. Parade start time is TBA.

January 2016

January 29-31, 2016
2016 Alamosa Ice Fest & Rio Frio 5K

Alamosa is set to host multiple great events in one destination – don't miss the Faux Snowman Building Content, Fire & ice Bonfire, live music, and the Rio Frio 5K. Event start times vary by day and location.

January 27-31, 2015
38th Annual SnowDown

Durango's annual winter celebration, featuring costume parties, a parade, follies, and many more special events. This year's theme is "Back to the Eighties." This is a city-wide event –  times and venues vary throughout the weekend.

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