Telluride is situated at the end of a magical box canyon, located high in the San Juan Mountains. Each June this magical box canyon is the spectacular setting for the Telluride Balloon Festival.
The Hotel Columbia is the perfect home base for the Telluride Balloon Festival. From your balcony at the Hotel Columbia, watch as the hot-air balloons rise with the sun above the Telluride Valley. Or take a brisk morning walk to the Town Park, only five blocks from the Hotel Columbia and watch the hot air balloons fly up close, in person. Once the balloons have soared into the distance, return to the Hotel Columbia for our complimentary deluxe, continental breakfast.
The Cosmopolitan restaurant and the Hotel Columbia are pleased to offer a truly delicious breakfast spread. The Cosmopolitan’s pastry chef has carefully crafted a menu that incorporates all of the essential nutrients for the most important meal of your day. A variety of carbohydrates, fruit, protein and dairy promises delicious taste sensations and the nutrients need to kick start your day. Come with an appetite and fuel your body and mind during your stay in Telluride. Breakfast is sure to be one of the highlights of your stay at the Hotel Columbia!
At dusk, the Main Street of Telluride is the spectacular setting for the annual balloon glow. At five stories high, these hot air balloons cast an enchanting light on Telluride’s National Historic District. The bright colored balloons and burners provide an amazing display sure to be enjoyed by all ages.
The Hotel Columbia is conveniently located in the heart of Telluride, only two blocks from the Main Street and the setting of the annual balloon glow. Enjoy the spectacular sights and sounds before retiring to your room or suite at the Hotel Columbia. After a day of excitement, the Hotel Columbia offers the ultimate in luxury and relaxation. Amenities such as: heated tile floors and heated towel bars in the bathroom, gas-burning fireplaces, steam showers and even private hot tubs provide the perfect ending to the perfect day.
Combining the setting of Telluride’s natural beauty with the fun and excitement of hot air balloons, the Telluride Balloon Festival is not to be missed!
For additional information, please visit: www.tellurideballoonfestival.com