Rio Grande Southern Hotel B&B & Restaurant

THE SOUTHERN HOTEL/RIO GRANDE SOUTHERN HOTEL 101 S. Fifth St.. Dolores, CO 81323 National Register 2/23/1989, 5MT.10460

Constructed in 1893, with a 1902 addition, this is the oldest building in Dolores. The 2 1/2-story building, which took its name from the railroad line, was the first hotel in town. For many years, it was the only hotel in Dolores and the only railroad eating-house between Durango and Telluride. Since its construction, the Southern has been in continuous use as a boarding house and hotel.


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Latitude: 37.4739768 Longitude: -108.5030848 Elevation: 6933 ft
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Bed and Breakfast Style



Lobby area with HDTV, 40 seat restaurant

This is a historic western hotel, built in 1893.

Breakfast Style Served

Full and Hearty Breakfast

Seasons Open


Range of Rates

$50 - $140

Eco-Friendly Notes

We attempt to buy local whenever possible and to recycle as possible.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Operated by a group of 5 family/friends who also live on the property.

ADA Accessibility Notes

Restaurant and lobby have wheelchair access, but all guest rooms are on the 2nd floor. There is no access to upstairs.

Pet Friendly Notes

We are pet friendly, with three dogs on property. No extra fee for pets.

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