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3255 Main Avenue
Durango, Colorado 81301-4248
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Our Durango hotel guests enjoy convenient access to sites in the great outdoors, like Mesa Verde National Park.

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Whether you're here for a trip to the Durango Mountain Resort® or you're taking care of business at Fort Lewis College, let our Durango hotel be your comfortable home away from home. We're close to downtown Durango and Durango Community Recreation Center for an action-packed vacation, and we're also near the local high school, making us a favorite for reunion groups.

The La Plata County Fairgrounds and Durango Soccer Shootout attract many visitors to our Durango hotel. If you're in the region for the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally, we're happy to host groups and ensure you have a pleasant stay. Our location, close to the ski and recreation area, makes us a popular choice for vacationers looking for a little excitement on their trip.

Our Durango hotel is known for affordability and friendly service. Featuring an indoor, heated pool and hot tub, relaxation is a top priority for many of our guests. There are microwaves and refrigerators in every room, making an extended stay simple. Stock up on essentials and stay awhile, with endless recreational opportunities just moments away.

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad® is a popular tourist attraction, but most of our guests are here for business with the college or to take advantage of Mother Nature. Endless sporting and recreation opportunities await your arrival. Our friendly staff members are happy to give you recommendations on how to make the most of your stay at our Durango hotel. There's something for everyone nearby, and we're a top destination for traveling families.

Reserve your spacious room at the Best Western Mountain Shadows and enjoy a great value! Enjoy your stay.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

3255 Main Avenue
Durango, Colorado

Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Guest laundry
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Exterior corridor
  • 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

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub


  • In our spacious rooms the sink vanity is separate from the bathing room. Many of our king-size bedrooms include a sitting area with a pull-out couch and our double rooms are equipped with two queen-size beds and a desk or game table. We have new 25-inch televisions featuring a vast cable line-up including HBO®. Two-room suites are available and one newly remodeled suite with a Jacuzzi® tub.

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Mercy Medical Hospital


  • 0.06 mile(s) from Animas River, rafting, tubing, fishing
  • 1.50 mile(s) from The historic district, shopping and dining
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Durango Discovery Museum, fun for the whole family
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Durango & Silverton Train
  • 6.80 mile(s) from Trimble Hot Springs
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Colorado Division of Wild
  • 21.00 mile(s) from Vallecito/Lemon Reservoir
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Purgatory Ski Resort, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, alpine slide, mini golf
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Sleigh rides
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Sky Ute casino
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Mesa Verde


  • 0.20 mile(s) from Zia Taqueria, full service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Fort Lewis College

Nearby Cities

  • 45 mile(s) from Cortez
  • 50 mile(s) from Silverton
  • 52 mile(s) from Farmington, NM
  • 60 mile(s) from Pagosa Springs
  • 72 mile(s) from Ouray
  • 200 mile(s) from Albuquerque, NM
  • 360 mile(s) from Denver


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Fishing
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Hiking
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Jeep tours
  • 1.00 mile(s) from White water river rafting
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Water sports
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Mountain biking
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Golfing
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Glider rides
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Horseback riding
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Winter sports
  • 26.00 mile(s) from Snow skiing


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Main Mall
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Centennial Shopping Center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Durango Mall


  • 3.00 mile(s) from Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Train Station
  • 200 mile(s) from Albuquerque International Airport
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Durango-La Plata County Airport
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Four Corners Regional Airport
  • 360 mile(s) from Denver
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Complimentary Trolley. This historic trolley runs in front of the hotel in 20-minute cycles from 7:00 a.m. - 10:40 p.m. each day. Late nighters can catch the late night weekend bus Friday & Saturday nights from 11:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Contact Durango Transit 970-259-5438 for more information.
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Durango