Apple Orchard Inn

7758 County Road 203 , Durango, CO 81301 USA (Show map)


At the Apple Orchard Inn, enjoy the best of both worlds -- the peace and quiet of the country and the convenience of being close to town and the mountains. The inn is a large farmhouse-style home and six quaint cottages located on five acres with award-winning landscaping, an old apple orchard, ponds and streams, flower gardens, and a patio and hot tub where you can enjoy mountain views in all directions. Watch the Durango & Silverton Train pass by, bird-watch, and enjoy the gardens while Celeste prepares a full hearty breakfast for you, complete with home-baked breads and pastries. Make the Apple Orchard Inn your home away from home!



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Christmas getaway

3.8 on December 29, 2015

Very charming, out of the way place. Plenty of "White Christmas"abounded. Friendly proprietor and hearty breakfasts.

Amazing Stay

4.8 on December 23, 2015

Beautiful location, amazing service, and great food!

Our 23rd aniversary stay

4.0 on December 16, 2015

Our stay was wonderful! Just a few things that we would of improved on. 1st the tv in our room(Macintosh) was not up to par. Maybe 24inch and a bit better quality. Breakfast was great however the small dining time window left a bit to be desired. Other then that it was great!

Beautiful grounds and cottages

3.6 on October 28, 2015

I and my wife really enjoyed our stay at the Apple Orchard Inn. Our cottage and the grounds were beautiful. It is a relaxing place to stay. It was nice to stay 10-15 minutes out of town.

Quiet, beautiful grounds

4.0 on October 17, 2015

We will most likely stay here again if traveling through SW Colorado. It was nice to be just a bit out of town and able to get in a morning run along a country road.

Paradise in the mountains

5 on September 20, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Apple Orchard Inn the place is beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SO relaxing and Kathi and staff make you feel so welcome. We even had a visitor the first night we were there. A black bear came by to check out the apple trees. Jim & Connie Quincy,Il


4.4 on August 26, 2015

Peaceful and quiet

Best place!

5 on August 12, 2015

This lovely and peaceful place is located near Mesa Verde and the Durango to Silverton train. Kathi, the innkeeper, fixed delicious breakfasts and accomadated my diet (celiac disease) with ease. We wanted to stay longer!

Southwest Colorado Beauty

4.6 on June 08, 2015

We really enjoyed Durango, Hermosa and the ambiance of the area. Watching the humming birds at sunset was like being in a bee-hive. The property was beautiful and peaceful after long days exploring the area and meals in Durango.

Durango Hidden Gem

5 on May 28, 2015

Give yourself a treat and hide away in a quaint little cottage at the Apple Orchard Inn. It is the perfect retreat from life whether you are looking for a honeymoon suite, family get together or a peaceful respite. The cottages are decorated beautifully with gas fireplaces, heated bathroom floors, and cute little sitting areas. A babbling stream outside your cottage invites you to take a hot cup of coffee or tea to linger on the porch swing. Make sure you have an appetite, since the morning breakfast offers a full scale meal. This Inn is a delightful place to stay!

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Location Type

Mountains, Small town

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Mesa Verde National Park, Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Train, Purgatory Ski at Durango Mountain Resort, Picnic area, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Country Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi , Private Patio, Loveseat Sleeper-Sofa, King size bed, Private bathroom

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Trimble Hot Springs, Dalton Ranch Golf, Tamarron Golf, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 4:00 to 7:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Yes outside
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes welcome all ages
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: for holiday periods, minimum stays vary
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of the total reservation or one nights stay requires full payment.
  • Cancellations: Refund given provided the inn receives a three-week notice before your scheduled arrival date or we are able to re-rent all room nights. There is a $20 or 5% handling fee, whichever is higher, for all cancellations. Guests are responsible for payment of all nights reserved regardless of their actual arrival or departure date.



Kathi Clamp

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Dogs , ducks

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Full hearty

  • Time Served: 7:30 to 9:30
  • Serving Location: patio, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies
This has become a "Signature Dish" because returning guests always go to the ever-present cookie jar looking for them. Baked daily, these Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies aren't your run-of-the-mill cookies! They are filled with three kinds of chocolate, plus walnuts and pecans. Not exactly exciting, but they are baked at about 4 p.m. daily. When eaten straight out of the oven, it's heaven!