2014 tripadvisor certificate of excellence

2014 Certificate of Excellence Winner

For the second year in a row, Hotel Columbia is a winner of the Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor. We could always tout our own strengths but we would rather earn our reputation by independent third parties and most importantly our guests! See recent reviews of Hotel Columbia below:   “Great boutique hotel, great […]

best hotels in the west

2014 Best Hotels in the West

Hotel Columbia is honored to be voted #5 by Conde Nast readers! Situated in the most desirable location in town, our team could rest on their laurels. Instead, we take our job seriously and continuously work to bring the best hotel experience to our guests. We want to provide the most relaxing and memorable stay, […]


A Taste of Telluride

Conde Nast took 10 minutes to talk to our management team about Telluride and the charming Hotel Columbia in the center of gorgeous mountain town Telluride.  What can you cover in such limited time, let’s say they got through, gondolas, adrenaline and why it’s not just the skiing that keeps people coming back year after […]


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 […]