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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Villa Dallavalle

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Villa Dallavalle
Ranked #1 of 5 Silverton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Durango, Colorado
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37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Silverton B&B”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

We stayed at the Villa on an overnight hiking trip - Lisa and the staff were always there if we needed anything and elsewhere when we didn't! Our room was small but had everything we needed and for the price - outstanding! Breakfast was ready at 8:00 AM sharp and we were on our way. We can recommend the Villa for clean, comfortable accommodations - and walking distance to anywhere in town. Thanks again Lisa!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

First, we had a nice stay here and would stay again despite some of the downfalls of historic properties. First, the good -- the owners were absent but their "fill-in" host was very nice and extremely helpful. The property is charming and well-kept. The breakfast was nice but if you want seconds, get them quick as they may disappear. The cheese/crackers in the afternoon were very nice and just what we needed when we arrived.

The cons are those you come to expect with historic properties and that is lack of size and sound proofing. Fortunately, there were only two other people staying at the same time and so noise was at a minimum. However, I suspect it can get quite noisy with more guests. We stayed in Room 6 as we wanted a king size bed. We were quite surprised, though, when we opened the door. Rather than repeat something, I suggest you read the review entitled "Time Warp." We agree with that description of the room. We did take a a peak at some of the other unoccupied rooms as the doors were open. All were small but Room 7 was larger and very nice. Of course, it is more expensive. We would probably opt for this room in the future, especially if we were staying more than one night.

Overall, a charming place to stay but realize what you get/don't get with historic properties.

Room Tip: If you need space, opt for Room 7.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Santa Barbara, California
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

We stayed at this B&B for 5 nights and still didn't want to leave. It's not a hotel but a home, opened-up to travellers who want to experience this beautiful area without the usual tourist traps and chain restaurants. Owner Gerald's stories of life in Silverton make its history come alive. It's family-run, each room unique, clean, cosy but with all modern conveniences incl. internet, TV and mobile phone reception. Breakfast is a good with a wide variety and the evening wine and cheese invites guests of all backgrounds to get to know eachother. We had to stay an extra night due to weather and were given the room at an un-asked for discounted rate. This place is a wonderful find and was the highlight of our 3-week trip. Yvonne O.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Ten years ago, my husband promised to take me to Silverton to expose me to small town charm mixed with the beauty of the mountains and the autumn changing season. Arriving on a cold damp September day, Gerald and Nancy greeted us with old fashioned hospitality, getting us into our room quickly and reminding us of wine and cheese around the large wooden table at 5 pm. Gerald could recount tales of the town since his grandmother arrived and shared his knowledge and books about Silverton.
We stayed for six nights, ( all of which were sunny) ,made new friends around the table, slept in comfy beds, had access to Internet and cell phone , watched our big screen tv in our room each night to catch up on the world we left behind.
Each morning there was a wide variety of breakfast fare from yogurt to fruit to eggs, hash brown and bacon. We noticed several guests were repeat customers. Our stay at Villa Dallavalle was restful, unhurried, uncomplicated, relaxing, warm and inviting. Pip and Mike

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Pip M
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Durango, Colorado
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

I stayed one night in room #6 (of 7 available), which has a king bed and where a dog is allowed. The room has a skylight—but no windows, contrary to the statement on this B&B's Web site that "All rooms include...magnificent views of the surrounding mountains."

If you savor the experience of staying in a B&B, this one will probably charm you (as it has most of the tripadvisor reviewers). The hosts are gracious and hospitable, there is plenty of both family and local history on display, and there are opportunities to mingle with the other guests (a wine-and-cheese social hour, and a group breakfast at 8:00).

The room was claustrophobic, the bed taking up almost almost all of the floor space, with not enough horizontal surfaces on which to put my things...and I was only one person, with one night's accoutrements. Even my small dog ($20 nightly) had few places on the floor, since I had to use most of that area for my stuff. Never mind about the closet-sized toilet/shower and one small wooden chair (no desk).

The lack of a window, combined with inadequate electric lighting, contributed after sundown to this feeling of gloom and confinement. Not a room you would want to spend many hours in, as when waiting out a snowstorm to continue your travel...which does occur in Silverton.

I could hear any activity by my neighbors, such as their child's vocalizations and the fan in their bathroom (which activates automatically when you turn on the light). You'll also hear anyone talking, or just walking, in the hallway, through the transom above your door (all seven rooms are on the second floor, so there is a fair amount of coming-and-going). This is not a lodging for noise-sensitive people.

You're expected to eat breakfast at 8:00 with all the other guests. This wasn't made clear to me when I checked in, nor is interacting with a dozen or more strangers, the first thing in the morning, part of my normal routine. So when I showed up at 9:00, I was offered what little was left of the remaining scrambled eggs (reheated), no other entrees, fruit, and biscuits. Better, maybe, than the "continental" breakfast at a Days Inn, but leftovers weren't what I was expecting.

The owners are sincere and conscientious in trying to provide a certain kind of visitor experience, catering to those who, as mentioned above, prefer the B&B ambience. Travelers who value privacy; quiet; a spacious room; flexible breakfast time; and armchair, desk, closet, microwave/refrigerator, coffeemaker amenities will not find them here.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Farmington, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

The people are lovely, friendly, and hospitable. Was very clean. My mother has breathing problems and we were concerned with it being an older place it would be musty. Were we pleasantly surprised. No musty smell! This is a great place to stay for someone with breathing problems. Will stay again.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank nicole518
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Milan, Italy
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

Built in an early 20th century building, the family owned Villa Dallavalle is a very comfortable place to stay. Rooms are small, but very clean and comfortable.
The staff is helpful and very kind: just ask what you need and they will do everything to make your stay pleasnt.
Breakfast included and the hot tub makes a relevant plus.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Thank pino78
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Additional Information about Villa Dallavalle

Property: Villa Dallavalle
Address: 1257 Blair Street, Silverton, CO 81433
Region: United States > Colorado > Silverton
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Silverton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Inn is located on notorious Blair Street, close to shops and restaurants. We offer first class accommodations including a hot full breakfast and wireless internet. All rooms include private bath with plush robes, flatscreens, 500+ thread count sheets and magnificent views of the San Juan Mountains. Think of the Villa Dallavalle as your 'Home away from home'. We invite you to experience winter, summer and every season, at it's very best! Fourth generation Inn Keepers. Microwave and fridge on site Hot tub with plush robes Large side yard in the summer with a fire pit for play and relaxing ... more   less 

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