Resting on 200 acres of pristine landscapes near Durango, CO, Blue Lake Ranch is a romantic lodge and ranch that offers an exclusive and unforgettable mountain getaway. Boasting unique and beautiful lodging accommodations with breathtaking views of the La Plata Mountains, Blue Lake Ranch also provides sumptuous cuisine, modern amenities, warm and welcoming hospitality and a tranquil and relaxing ambiance. Blue Lake Ranch is perfect for a quiet getaway or an adventurous vacation and is within easy access of popular attractions such as the Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon, and the Durango Silverton Railroad.
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Blue Lake Ranch offers a variety of comfortable, individually decorated accommodation options ranging from rooms and suites to casitas, and cabins. Each lodging is designed for comfort and style, with cozy, mountain-inspired décor and furnishings, crackling fireplaces and private decks with spectacular views and modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.
The Sunrise Casita is decorated and furnished in a Southwest style with hardwood floors and cedar beams. The casita features a spacious living area with a sleeper sofa for extra guests, a gas fireplace and spectacular views of the La Plata Mountains, as well as a king bedroom with a pillow-top bed n sumptuous linens, local antiques and an en-suite bathroom with a large jetted tub and a large walk-in shower. A private porch boasts breathtaking views of the Blue Lake Ranch grounds.
The Sunset Casita is artfully constructed with hand-hewn logs and antique hardwood floors and features a spacious living room with a gas burning fireplace, queen sleeper sofa, dining table and chairs and a wet bar for entertaining. The bedroom has a king-size pillow-top bed with plush linens, and a private bathroom with a tiled walk-in shower and large jetted soaking tub for two.
The Sage and Garden Rooms sleep two guests and feature king-size pillow-top beds in plush linens, private bathrooms with soaking tubs and walk-in showers, and comfortable living areas with gas burning fireplaces and plush seating. The Garden Room has a back porch that overlooks the gardens.
The La Plata Vista Room is a romantic retreat for two with a king-size pillow-top bed in plush linens, a private bathroom with a jetted soaking tub and walk-in shower, and a gas burning fireplace and wet bar.
Located on the second floor of the historic Ranch House, the Lake View Suite can accommodate up to four guests and features a king-size pillow-top bed with plush linens, and an en-suite bathroom with a large jetted tub and a large walk-in shower. A spacious living area with a sleeper sofa for extra guests, a gas fireplace, and a wet bar with a microwave, and a private deck offers fantastic views of Blue Lake.
The Pinon Suite is an attractive two-room suite with a spacious living area with a queen-size sleeper sofa, a fully equipped kitchenette and private patio with lovely views. The master bedroom features heirloom furnishings, a king-size pillow-top bed with plush linens, and a private garden entrance and a large bathroom have a luxurious soaking tub.
One of the ranch’s original homestead bedrooms, the Mesa Verde Suite boasts the comforts of an elegant farmhouse with a spacious living area and wet bar, shared sunroom library and private bathroom with a jetted soaking tub. The bedroom is on the second level of the suite and features a king-size pillow-top bed with plush linens, a twin daybed for extra guests and a writer’s desk and chair with incredible sunset views.
Surrounded by lush, European-style gardens, the Cottage in the Woods is a perfect retreat for two with a cozy sitting area, wet bar, and stone covered porch with chaise lounges. The bedroom has a king-size pillow-top bed, a gas burning fireplace, a romantic window seat, and a private bathroom with jetted spa tub for two.
The two-bedroom Mountain View Suite is ideal for family and friends with plenty of indoor and outdoor spaces, including a terrace with a stone patio and outdoor seating for six. The ground floor of the suite features a spacious living area with a queen-size sleeper sofa, library with reading area, and a fully equipped kitchen. A full bathroom can also be found on this level with a walk-in shower and jetted spa tub for two. The upper floor of the suite houses the master bedroom, which has a large bay window overlooking the garden and the mountains and a king-size pillow-top bed, as well as a second bedroom with two twin beds.
Located on the second floor of the new Spring House building, the Upper Spring House can sleep up to six guests and is ideal for families and groups of friends. Two master bedrooms have king-size pillow-top beds and gas burning fireplaces, as well as private tiled hacienda-inspired bathrooms with walk-in showers, double vanities, and large jetted tubs. A spacious living area has ample seating, a wet bar and gas burning fireplace and two twin daybeds for additional guests, and a large wraparound covered deck is the perfect place to relax and soak up the views.
A delicious complimentary breakfast is served every morning in the sunny breakfast room and includes an assortment of fruit and fruit juices, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, freshly baked bread, pastries, muffins and waffles, French toast, eggs, and meat dishes. Hot locally blended coffee and a variety of teas accompany the cuisine.
Weddings & Events
Blue Lake Ranch Inn works in partnership with the Ridgewood Event Center in Durango to accommodate and cater for weddings, receptions and other special events for up to 250 guests.
16919 Hwy #140, Durango, Colorado 81326, website, Phone: 888-717-8756 or 970-385-4537