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Strawbale Hotels Near Denver

(I think) I want to build a straw bale home.

Prior to that, I want to stay in a hotel of a strawbale home to make sure of the fact...

I asked about strawbale hotels or places that take guests and here was the response:



  • "Try the Bale-on group I believe we have a SB bed and breakfast in our
    membership group" which seems to refer to the group referred to on this Ontario Strawbale Building Coalition page and has a Yahoo Group as well
  • "The Ash Canyon B & B in Hereford , AZ is a strawbale building and a great birding site. Contact Mary Jo Ballator at 520-378-0773. More info at Plus, there are a number of strawbale homes within an hours drive you could visit as well." Which is quite a drive away.
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