Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs
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Ouray er jeephovedstaden i USA. Her er det veldig populært å kjøre rundt på fjellveier som egentlig ikke egner seg for andre enn fjellvandrere og muldyr. Vi ble derfor med turarrangøren Switzerland of America på tur med jeep til Imogene Pass. Bilen var en Dodge Ram 2500, som viste seg å kunne frakte sjåfø …
En lang tur, men med komfortabel bil og vakkert landskap underveis, gikk turen veldig fint. Kun to stopp på veien, først lunsj på en asiatisk "veikro" i Fairplay (morsomt navn) og deretter på et besøkssenter og -butikk i Monarch Crest som er plassert akkurat på "Continental divide", 11312 fot (3448 moh.). Vel fremme på Box Canyon Lodge ble vi …
Etter en heller treg start med to slitne gutter kom vi oss av gårde. Det tok ca. 1 time å kjøre til "trailhead" for turen til Blue Lakes. Bildene taler for seg når det gjelder denne turen - helt utrolig flotte fjell og blomsterenger i alle farger. Turen tok 6 timer inkl. lunsj ved Upper Blue Lake hvor vi dyppet føttene i deilig iskaldt vann. For ø …
First thing in the morning, we drove a few miles back to the center of Pagosa Springs to view the hot-springs in daylight. About an inch of snow had accumulated on the cars overnight and someone had drawn a happy face on my back window.
Our destination for today is Ouray, another hot-springs town about 130 miles northwest. Dave booked a …
Family and Grandma Connie went to Ouray to drop of some tile work for art show. On the way, we stopped at a couple of abandoned mine sites and explored. Founds some cool rocks with imbedded crystals. Stayed at Box Canyon and soaked in spring fed hot tubs made from old wine barrels with view of mountains in 3 directions. Ethan, Connie and Wade drove …
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Historical Traveler Reviews Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs Ouray
We stayed at the Box Canyon Lodge for two nights, Oct. 17-18. Me and my husband really enjoyed the place. We got a King room for 65.00 at this time of year. The room while not large but not real small was clean, very homey feeling as the furniture is more like what you would find in someone's home and not the typical plain streamlined hotel furniture you find at chain motels. The room had a front and back window that you could open for fresh mountain air. We slept with an open window and did not hear a sound all night, very quiet. The employees at the check-in lobby were extremely friendly and helpful. The lobby had a sitting area and a fireplace and served coffee in the morning. The wooden hottubs were very nice especially at night and are spring fed from the mountain side they are on. Ouray is a very small historical mining town and you can walk all over the town. There were some businesses closed at this time of year but enough open to shop and eat out. There are many hiking trails to be accessed from town and can walk to alot of them. Check out Box Canyon Falls Park right next to the lodge. Would stay here again.
This is a lovely older small lodge with its own hot mineral spring tubs. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Room 101. The room was very reasonable at $100 a nite. We could look out and see a waterfall. The management is friendly and very accomodating. They also told us the best places to have dinner. The tubs were wonderful and soothing.
Old Fashioned in the Best Way Possible
Box Canyon Lodge is situated in a spectacular setting, the town of Ouray.
The motel grounds are well kept; the staff at the desk cheerful, efficient and friendly; our room was not large but it was spotless. It was also very comfortable, as if someone had thought things out and made the most of the space. There is some quality and warmth to the decor.
They also have larger units, some with kitchens.
This is a not a big chain motel. This is the kind of establishment you'd like to see thrive. If we go back to Ouray, we'll want to book ahead for this place. Moderate prices, too.
The hot springs out back are in wooden tubs, things are kept clean, the view from the tubs is lovely.
We highly recommend Box Canyon Lodge!!!
What a place! we want to emmigrate.
Oh my god!
words cannot begin to describe the friendlyness of the people at box canyon lodge, on arrival we felt like being reunited with old friends and nothing wqas to much trouble.
The Rooms are spacious, very clean and with so many options provided, there's a room or suite for anyone no matter your requirements and the rates are excellent.
Speaking with other ice climbers there, it would seem that ouray's still producing gold cos thats exactly what we struck when we found this place, the combination of friendly people, location, rates and quality of rooms makes this place hard to beat.
its got its own hot springs on the property and is the nearest place to the ice park in town.
I'd recommend it to anyone, and am definately going back.
Enjoyed the stay!
The Box Canyon Lodge was a very nice little motel, had the small, family comfortable feeling, nice quaint hot tubs, large clean rooms very friendly and helpful staff and enjoyed just visiting with other guests as well. The town itself, was wonderful to walk around in, nice resturants, shops and a beautiful drive to the town from where ever you were. Great jeep 4-wheeling expereinces!
We are long time customers of Box Canyon Lodge and that's where we were on 9-11. We're finally making it back there this year, terrorists be damned! It's special in winter or summer. Just hope popularity doesn't ruin it or drive the prices up.
Missing Ouray and The Box Canyon Lodge!!
Ouray in and of itself is beautiful. Until losing my husband 15 months ago, he and I were in OURAY twice a year and always stayed at the Box Canyon Lodge, Room 128, upstairs with the fireplace!! Beautiful memories. Barbara and John are fabulous hosts. The hot tubs on the side of the mountain, in the winter with the snow falling all around you are to die for!! I have not been back to Ouray since my husband's passing, but am starting to look at booking a reservation in September -- I know his memories will be there and I look forward to the trip!
My Most Ideal Place In The World!
I moved from Colorado 3 years ago. The one, singular most special place in the world for me is Ouray. The only place that I ever stayed was at the Box Canyon. As an escape from stressful life, a romantic weekend getaway or a fun-filled family trip...YOU provided it all for me! Ouray & the Box Canyon Inn are MY place to be! Thank You!!! P.S. eat at "The Outlaw"....YUM YUM!
Box Canyone Lodge was great to stay in. I had unfortunately gotten snowed in and had to spend the night there. The Hot Springs were being cleaned but the natural hot springs at the Lodge were more than enough. We went to dinner at Bien Tempo and enjoyed all the little shops. Very romantic in the small, snowy mountain town enjoying the stars and hot srpings built in the side of the mountain, very seclusive.
You almost don't want to tell to many people for fear it will become to popular! Quiet, quaint, and all that you need while staying in the great town of Ouray!