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
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Weekend at the Apple Orchard Inn

5 on June 26, 2016

We stayed at the Apple Orchard Inn for a weekend for a wedding in Durango. The Inn was easy to find and the grounds were absolutely fabulous. Our hostess was cordial and well informed. She gave us a lovely glass of wine and a beer while we discussed the merits of Durango restaurants. Her recommendation was taken and good. The room was lovely with nice views of the garden. Both breakfasts were excellent and served promptly. All in all, we loved The Apple Orchard Inn and plan to go back in the future. It looks to be a great anniversary spot!

Wonderful Honeymoon!

4.8 on June 17, 2016

We spent our honeymoon here for 5 nights, and couldn't have asked for a better experience. We were in the Wolf River cottage and we had a fantastic time! It's cozy and clean. There's no wifi in the room, but in the main building there is, so that was no problem for us. The owner, Kathy, was always professional and very knowledgeable on the surrounding area. The breakfasts were restaurant quality too! Happy hour was always a fun thing to look forward to. If you love dogs, she will usually let them out to meet you, they are adorable. It was great to meet other people and make new friends with the other people staying there. We highly recommend The Apple Orchard Inn. Hopefully we can come every year in the future.

Apple Orchard Retreat

5 on June 15, 2016

We stayed two nights at The Apple Orchard Inn 9 miles outside of Durango, we were in town for a wedding.

Will be back for sure!!!

5 on June 11, 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Apple Orchard on our way to see family in Colorado. I highly recommend this place to anyone. We will be back for sure! Juan & Lynnzie Diaz Sea Vee Boats


4.8 on June 01, 2016

Cozy, private, well maintained, romantic. Excellent food. We will stay here again.

Back Again!!!

5 on May 24, 2016

Can't stay away when we are in the area!

Honeymoon Senior Couple

5 on May 11, 2016

Exquisitely beautiful, private, quiet, friendly staff, lake and small stream, flowers, lawn shrubs and trees all well maintained. Excellent breakfasts too. Favorite of all B&B's anywhere.

Relax and Enjoy!

4.4 on April 10, 2016

We had a very nice stay at our cottage, one night only, but it was enough to persuade us to stay again when we are in Durango. Kathi is a wonderful hostess!

Great experience!

5 on April 09, 2016

I would stay at the Apple Orchard Inn again and have already recommended it to my friends and family.

Wonderful experience!

4.0 on April 01, 2016

Hubby and I had a delightful Easter weekend in the Durango, CO area. Apple Orchard Inn was our home base and we absolutely loved our stay there. The cottage and grounds were very, very nice. We stayed in the Wolf River cottage and had a lovely view of the pond and enjoyed hearing the songbirds throughout our stay. On the last night, we even slept with our back door wide open so that we could feel the gentle breeze and enjoy the sounds of nature. Breakfasts each morning were a treat also! Hated to say goodbye to this little piece of heaven on our last morning there. We will definitely be back again!

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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!