A Taste of Telluride

“Rachel Loomis-Lee is the General Manager at Hotel Columbia, a charming ski-in ski-out hotel in the centre of gorgeous mountain town Telluride. We grabbed 10 minutes with her to talk gondolas, adrenaline and why it’s not just the skiing that keeps people coming back year after year!”… Read more!


Denver Life

“Two Telluride hotels offer relaxing stays and magnificent views with everything a couple needs to relax and enjoy their nuptials.”


5280: The Denver Magazine

“The [Cosmopolitan] restaurant is on the ground floor of Telluride’s Hotel Columbia, so dubbed in honor of the town’s original name.”


Powder Magazine

“After a season spent mostly on floors and couches-I’ve become quite good at wiping the grit off the bottom of my feet before I put on my socks-it was nice to see how the other side lives. Apparently, they retire to the Hotel Columbia, Suite 32, amazingly fluffy king bed, heated floors, two flat screen […]


Trip Advisor Reviews

Click here to view some of our Trip Advisor Reviews.   “Lovely hotel with great amenities” “This hotel is steps from the gondola in town close to many restaurants and shops. They provide storage for skis and dryers for boots. The room is large with many windows. The bed is soft with down accessories. The […]


Green Hotels Association

According to the World Tourism Organization, there were an estimated 880 million international travelers in 2009. Each national and international traveler leaves behind an environmental footprint. Every day hotels around the world use thousands of gallons of water and laundry detergent for daily laundering. In addition, energy consumption and waste generated take a hefty toll […]


Colorado Fodor’s Magazine

Hotel Columbia Telluride. It’s hard to go wrong with views of the mountains, the gondola, and the San Miguel River. The Victorian style has been replaced with cool contemporary. A 2009 remodeling completely changed the face of this Telluride favorite. Everything from the art on the walls to the flooring and the beds to the […]


Montecito Journal – The Curious Traveler

by Jerry Camarillo Dunn, Jr. Where to Stay: Hotel Columbia (301 W. San Juan Ave.; 800-201-9505, 970-728-0660; www.columbiatelluride.com) Location, location, location! This handsomely updated boutique hotel stands by the San Miguel Riverat the base of the ski area (right by the gondola). It’s within easy walking distance of restaurants and shops. The 21 rooms and […]


Family Beautiful Magazine – Winter 2010

The next stop was to move to a lovely hotel in town for a more authentic, western experience. We chose the recently renovated Hotel Columbia. Telluride was originally named Columbia, but it had to be changed due to the confusion with a California town of the same name. With a nod to the past and […]


Mountain Living Magazine May/June 2009

5.HOTEL COLUMBIA Situated alongside the San Miguel River, just steps from the gondola in town, this luxury hotel beckons with 22 warmly decorated rooms and suites completed with fireplaces and balconies, as well as a library room and the excellent Cosmopolitan restaurant.800-201-9505, columbiatelluride.com.