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Gable House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 12 Durango B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Not only is the home historic and so very lovely, our hostess, Heather, was warm and welcoming and treated all her guests to the most delicious breakfasts. The Gable House is a place where you can truly relax. We hope to return again; I can't imagine staying anywhere else. Make this your hotel choice; your will not be disappointed

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

What a wonderful treat. A friend and I spending a couple days in Durango, to relax and explore the town. This was the perfect spot. We had a lovely room, comfortable and full of charm. Heather could not have been more welcoming and served wonderful breakfast - different every day, but all wonderful. Heather encouraged us to explore the house, which is grand and every room has a unique charm - AND absolutely spotless. I don't know how she does it but it was immaculate.
We enjoyed evening on the balconies and then walked to town (just a few blocks) and enjoyed wonderful food every where we went.
Just ideal, and would definitely stay again!

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

My husband and I have had the pleasure of many trips to Durango and the surrounding areas, and have stayed in several locations. But none was as delightful as the Gable House.
Not only because of it's location close to historic main street, the train depot and riverwalk, but of the house itself and it's wonderful hostess and owner Heather.
The house is warm and inviting with lots of personal touches, the gardens are lovely, it is peaceful and a great way to decompress after driving up from Phoenix to get away from the heat for a few days.
Heather's personal attention to her guests makes you feel like you are a part of her extended family. And her breakfasts were amazing, definately bring your appitite, you will not be disappointed by the huge and delicious meals she prepares. She also makes sure to work her meals around your time schedule.
There is alot to do around Durango and the surrounding areas and Heather is very knowledgable and helpful in making suggestions of things to do, dining places to go and current attractions in the town.
I highly recommend the Gable House and look forward to our next opportunity to visit.
Doug and Sherry, Phoenix, Az

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

Having completed two of our three week vacation in areas near Moab Utah, Page Arizona, and Mesa Verde NP Colorado, we were more than ready for some well deserve comfort. We planned a 3 night stay at The Gable House Bed and Breakfast in Durango, Colorado to decompressing prior to heading home. Upon arriving in Durango we stopped for “brunch” downtown. The fish tacos were nearly as good as mine.

We then went to The Gable House to check-in and were greeted by our very gracious and unassuming hostess (owner) Heather. What a great looking house! More awesome than viewed on the internet, and larger than imagined. Heather showed us around the main floor, which has a huge kitchen, a cooks dream, and allowed us to glimpse inside a few of the other rooms on the way to ours. It immediately became apparent this home is well maintained and loved; from the Victorian outer, hardwood floors and wood trim, to Heather’s personal touches.

Our room was spacious, modestly furnished with classic pieces and most importantly comfortable and relaxing, and included a private bath. As we made plans for the evening and upcoming days we enjoyed a bottle of wine (free with the Trip Advisor wine voucher) on the nice second story balcony you see above the front entrance! We were there! Definitely a memorable experience. Breakfasts were equally as memorable, and served at a time to fit our schedule. We enjoyed sharing our vacation experiences at breakfast with Heather and visited some of the places she suggested. Durango is a fabulous southwestern town, and its only a 5-10 minute walk from The Gable House. If you are in this area I recommend a relaxing stay at The Gable House...Lee and Sue-Des Moines, Iowa

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

In Durango on business my husband and I enjoyed 5 wonderful days and nights at this beautifully restored Victorian home. Returning at the end of each day to this oasis of calm amidst the bustle of 21st century daily life was a gentle reminder to relax and nurture ourselves. The heart of this house is most definitely its owner, and our host, Heather. Her patience and attention to her quests needs is warm and genuine. Our business trip became a truly enjoyable vacation.

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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 June 2013

Gable House was the perfect place to stay for our three night visit in Durango, CO. The house and its rooms were charming and comfortable---nooks and crannies and a second-story porch that let us catch the breeze, gaze through leaves of huge trees and feel at home in Durango. Heather, the owner, served elegant but casual breakfasts that made us want to linger with coffee and conversation. Easy walks to Main Street, the riverfront and back helped us get over any guilt from the ample breakfast. Great place to stay and charming, friendly town.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Johnette K
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

Beginning of May, we spent a couple of days at The Gable House, in Durango. We were just looking for a comfortable place, nearby Mesa Verde, but I was touched by pictures in internet and decided to stay at The Gable House.
It was a wonderful experience. It is a beautiful historic house, with large and comfortable rooms, combining old and modern furniture and decoration. The overall impression is excellent, smart and cosy. the house has, as well, a very nice garden that we have no time to enjoy, unfortunately.
But the most important is the way Heather and her family treats her customers. You feel like at home.
And breakfast is excellent!!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank MarianoGB
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Additional Information about Gable House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 805 E 5th Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5318
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Region: United States > Colorado > Durango
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #5 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Durango
Price Range: £106 - £266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3

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