We had read previous reviews about Montana Placer Inn, but all were not favorable. We stayed for two nights and found the accomodations pleasing. We stayed in Room 4, which had a king bed (very comfortable!), ktchenette (small fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee pot), gas fireplace, cathedral ceilings and great views of the mountains surrounding Telluride. The room was perfectly clean, up to date, and prepared for our arrival.
The literature from Latitude 38 said that there would be someone there to greet us, take us to our room and help with the luggage. When we gave them the 2-hour advance of arrival call, however, we were told over the phone that we would find the keys in the room. As expected, there was no one on premises to greet us and the keys were in the room. We had to go around back and climb the stairs with our luggage without assistance. This is really the only detracting factor from this lodging as it is really a great plce.
Despite the bumpy arrival, everything else was perfect. The Montana Placer Inn is located on Oak St, about half way between the gondola station and Colorado Ave (the main street in Telluride). It is pretty much in the center of everything yet we rented it for a very modest price. We paid $109 a night, but with taxes of $44.97 and a $39 security deposit protection insurance, it came to a total of $301.47 for two nights - a bargain for nice lodging in Telluride. Just a note - if you don't want the deposit insurance, make sure you're careful as you book your lodging on line. The method to decline was not readily obvious and we ended up paying the extra $39 even though we didn't think we bought it.
For a great breakfast or lunch, check out Maggies - just up Oak St and on the left in the brick building at the corner of Colorado Ave. Good food at a modest (for Telluride) price.
For an awesome gourmet meals, breakfast, lunch or dinner, check out Flavor Telluride. The owner/chef Eric has really special foods there.
Tom & Melissa Schmieder
Long Valley, NJ
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- January 9th, 2012 - Latitude 38 Vacation Rentals in Telluride, Colorado proudly announces new management of the Montana Placer Inn.With expertise in hotel marketing and management, Latitude 38 Vacation Rentals provides a high standard of property care and guest services management providing guests a comfortable stay and access to locals eager to share all of Telluride's best.An original miner's house, the Montana Placer Inn is located on South Oak Street, half a block from the Free Gondola and Telluride Ski Area, and 1.5 blocks to the Telluride Main Street. Year round guests benefit from one of the most desired locations in the Town of Telluride. Montana Placer Inn is an upscale hotel property ideal for Skiers, Boarders, Families, Couples and Festival Goers seeking Location, Convenience, Value and Service. ... more less