The Telluride Area
Hotels in The Telluride Area
Providing unfettered access to some of the finest ski runs in southwestern Colorado, the Mountain Lodge at Telluride is a cross between a luxurious condominium village and a full-service mountain resort.
Owner David Alford converted a homestead built by Norwegian immigrants into this country-estate bed-and-breakfast overlooking Blue Lake and the La Plata Mountains.
All residences and penthouses come with a fireplace and oversize soaking tub.
The four-story Strater Hotel, constructed in 1887, maintains the authenticity of its origins with oak beams, velvet curtains, and crystal chandeliers.
This 95-room hotel in Mountain Village, at the base of Telluride, changed ownership and was rechristened the Hotel Madeline in early 2011.
Located on the edge of Telluride village, the five-story, 32-suite Inn at Lost Creek has some of the characteristics of a lodge — fieldstone terraced outside, exposed beams, a stone-surrounded fireplace in the lobby, and onsite dining.
Constructed in 1892, this bed-and-breakfast reflects its historic roots with high ceilings, Victorian-era antiques, and Western artwork.
Recently and ambitiously renovated, the historic New Sheridan Hotel has retained its 1895 charm, but now has stylish rooms with iPod stations and heated bathroom floors.
A boutique hotel in Telluride village, Hotel Telluride has a somewhat quirky exterior, with a turreted tower, Swiss-chalet style wooden balconies, and contrasting textures of brick and stone on the face.
Set against the backdrop of the towering Rockies, the imposing edifice of the Peaks hugs the side of the ridge over Telluride, its honey-colored stucco walls and terra cotta roofs in harmony with hues of the surrounding landscape.