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Hotel Columbia

3.5 of 5 301 West San Juan Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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North Richland Hills, Texas
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242 reviews 242 reviews
61 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

This is a European style hotel located next to the gondola. It has a European style hot breakfast buffet daily that is awesome. We had breakfast at the hotel every day but one. The rooms are luxurious and the service is top rate. This is one of my favorite hotels. They happily store your skis and snowboards for you. The... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Awesome hotel! The service was excellent! The restaurant in the hotel is one of the best in Telluride. We stayed here for Christmas and the staff went out of their way to make everything super special. Great locations, breakfast are amazing!

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Megan! It was so fun preparing for your family's arrival for the holidays; I'm glad we could make it perfect. Let's get you on the books for this Christmas - we have the perfect suite for the whole family! More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My family has short-term leased a condo in Telluride the past 8 summers, and has one booked for summer '15. Telluride is our happy place, but this review is about the Hotel Columbia only! When we decided to go for our first winter trip between Christmas 2013 and New Year's, we chose Hotel Columbia because its location is ideal. And... More 

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

We wish you were here too! Thank you for the detailed review. We pride ourselves in our relaxing atmosphere and the fantastic amenities. We're pleased to offer a room type for everyone. Hopefully we can host you again soon. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great hotel, would highly recommend it. Great location, perfectly suited to ski lifts and easy access to downtown telluride. Free gondola across the street will take you to mountain top dinning and access to hidden village which has shopping and restaurants. A home run

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review, John. We hope to host you and your wife again soon! More 

San Carlos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I had a wonderful stay at Hotel Columbia during the Telluride Photo Festival in September/October. The staff was wonderful and helpful, especially when I needed to dry out some clothes (and my cellphone) in a hurry. The food at the restaurant was creative and some dishes were outstanding. Also, it is one of the few places in town with a... More 

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

What a great time to visit Telluride! With our long "Gold Season" last year I bet you got some wonderful pictures. We hope we have the pleasure of hosting you again this fall! More 

Pacific Palisades, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had been looking forward to our family sky holiday for the whole year. Even though everyone in our family took their turn with a minor cold the hotel was very comfortable so we all got well quickly. The hotels location is brilliant at the base of the mountain with a beautiful view, a sincere caring staff and a good... More 

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

Hi Frank! It was such a pleasure to host you and your lovely family. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. You're exactly right - we're a boutique, privately owned hotel so we love the unique character of our property and the rooms. We can't wait to have you again for the 2015 holidays...if not sooner! More 

Kuwait City, Kuwait
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Absolutely cant beat the location for directly accross the street access to the Gondola & Ski Rental Shop. Restaurants are just steps away, as well as the supermarket and liqour store. For convenience on foot, it is amazing. The room was super cozy with fireplace, comfy bed and high end bath. I wouldnt stay at any other hotel in town... More 

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Robert! We greatly appreciate your praise and loyal business. Give us a call for your next trip and we'll save a suite for you! More 

Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Great location. Small quaint hotel with very friendly staff. Short walking distance to restaurants, shops and bars. The only thing missing is that there isn't a hot tub! Breakfast was also amazing, great variety every morning.

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at the Hotel Columbia and leaving your review! Next time you stay, request room 26 or 43 and enjoy a private hot tub and gorgeous east-facing deck. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Laurel Springs, New Jersey
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167 reviews 167 reviews
45 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We loved the Hotel Columbia, not so much it's restaurant, the Cosmopolitan Restaurant, but I will get to that shortly. The hotel Columbia in Telluride is unique because it is literally across the street from the main Gondola that one needs to use to go anywhere. The hotel, which is right on the beautiful river and resembles a castle, is... More 

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are so glad to hear you loved the hotel, and can only apologize on behalf of the Cosmopolitan. We will pass along your comments to the restaurant owner. Based on what you wrote, it sounds like you may have been in room 22 or 32 - those turret windows... More 

Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

One of the nicest hotels I have stayed in!! It's right across the street from the gondola to take you to the slopes. The staff are wonderful! So helpful and knowledgeable about the town, places to see, and things to do. We were escorted to our room and were so surprised to find a huge hot tub on our private... More 

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Kate S, General Manager at Hotel Columbia, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed the Hotel Columbia! We truly do have an amazing staff, and appreciate your kind feedback. Be sure to give us a call when you plan your next trip to Telluride! More 

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Address: 301 West San Juan Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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Location: United States > Colorado > Telluride
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Columbia 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Columbia Hotel Telluride
Hotel Style:
#4 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Telluride
#8 Romantic Hotel in Telluride
#9 Family Hotel in Telluride

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