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How many hotel rooms in Durango are too much?

Durango’s lodging industry is looking at ways to make room for 475 new hotel rooms that will come online in the next 1½ to two years. “It’s scary as a lodger. It’s too much, too soon, but at the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Noise, traffic from 2 new hotels on East Second Avenue concern neighbors

Residents near two forthcoming six-story hotels on East Second Avenue south of College Drive are unhappy because the development will likely increase traffic, noise, dust and parking problems in an...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Countryside cabins open near Cortez

The newly constructed Stone Turtle Lodges at the northern edge of Cortez offers travelers and vacationers a comfortable and scenic alternative to the routine hotel room. Owners Keith and Janice...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Six new hotels planned for Durango

Durango appears on the cusp of experiencing a hotel boom, with six proposed lodges in the planning process that would add up to 450 rooms to the town. The boom comes shortly after the completion of...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plans for Second Avenue hotels move forward

Plans for two six-story hotels on East Second Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets are moving forward. The project was approved in 2014, but it was delayed by financing, Assistant Community...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two hotels, medical building proposed for Escalante Drive

Two hotels and a medical building are proposed along Escalante Drive between Home Depot and Walmart. The city’s Design Review Board approved the project on Wednesday after offering the architects...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traffic lights may signal start of hotel construction on Camino del Rio

Traffic lights and cones sprung up Wednesday along Camino del Rio near Natural Grocers and the site of a future hotel. The lights are required to control traffic while commercial trucks work on the...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

R Space in downtown Durango offers new co-working option

R Space, a new co-working space in town, aims to serve nontraditional workers and meet a demand for private rooms for meetings. Kirk Komick and Diane Wildfang, owners of the Rochester Hotel, are...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New ownership transforming Days End into Motel Durango

New ownership has brought a new look and new name to an older motel on north Main Avenue. Garth Schultheis and James Coleman, Purgatory Resort owner, bought Days End in May. Since then, Schultheis...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Review board approves revised design for hotel on Camino del Rio

The city’s Design Review Board has approved revised plans for a new 90-room hotel at 1111 Camino del Rio. The new designs show large public patios and a café facing the river. The review board...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hotel on Camino del Rio approved by Planning Commission

An 86-room hotel will replace a building on Camino del Rio, displacing businesses including the Rock Lounge and Animas Herbal Wellness Center. The Durango Planning Commission on Monday unanimously...

DATE: April 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Marriott hotel construction to start this spring near Durango Mall

Construction on a 100-unit hotel near the Durango Mall will start in the spring. The three-story Springhill Suites by Marriott will be built on a triangular piece of property bordered by Turner...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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