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Ice House Lodge
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   310 S Fir St, Telluride, CO 81435   |  
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Ranked #6 of 18 hotels in Telluride
Detroit, Michigan
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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“Slopeside and Comfortable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Friendly staff. Comfortable rooms. Coffee from about 5 AM and Breakfast at 7 AM. Rico's little bar and snacks 4 PM to 7 PM is great. Walk to the best restaurants. Gondola is two short blocks away. Skiing in Telluride is fantastic.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bloomington, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The Ice House is so great! I stayed four nights last week and loved every minute of it. Great staff, awesome breakfast (continental plus) great apres, perfect location, great value, and I could go on and on.
Stay here if you are looking for a great place in Telluride that has it all.
-Patrick

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Just returned from 7 night ski vacation at Ice House Telluride. Stayed in the condos, huge living, dining & kitchen space, & close to gondola base & main street.
Free breakfast was a good way to start the day & afternoon bar was relaxing before dinner.
Staff were very friendly & attend to details to make stay enjoyable. Housekeeping excellent.
It was also good to have some bounding dogs to meet you in the hallways.
Excellent all round, I will be back!!!

Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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Tavares
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We spent a week at the Ice House Lodge and had a wonderful time . The free breakfast was adequate , as it included fruit , yoghurt , hot and cold cereal, [ the packages of instant oatmeal that you mix with milk or water , and then put in the microwave ], fresh danish and donuts and bagels from the bakery up the street , do it yourself hot cider or hot chocolate ,various juices and teas , delicious Starbucks coffee [ regular and decaf ] , and assorted packets of cream cheese, butter , jam and jelly etc. The room where breakfast was served had the same hot drinks available free all day , which was really nice to come home to after a day on the slopes . This was a big room with a glass ceiling and many plants , which made it feel warm and welcoming . At night it and the room next to it act as a bar .

They have various types of accommodations , ranging from a hotel room to 2bed-2bath condominiums . Our room had a very nice balcony and a large window -- all very clean and comfortable . They even provided every room with a humidifier , which makes a BIG difference as we find most ski lodges' rooms very dry. There's plenty of drawer space , and 8 or 10 big wooden pegs on the wall by the door .. perfect for ski jackets , pants, goggles , mitts , helmets,hats etc.

Our room also had 2 terry-cloth robes , so that's what we wore down to the pool [ indoor/outdoor ]and hot tub. The staff couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful , everyone from the bartender , hotel manager , breakfast-provider , maids , right down to the hotel dog with her ever-present chew-toy.

It's a short block walk to the gondola , with a ski shop [ with rentals ] on the way...

There's lots of restaurants and stores within a few minutes' walk..
I'd go back in a heartbeat !

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We were in town for a day of skiing on the Mountain in Telluride. The room was Great, only a block from the Gondola. The staff were very helpful, and made excellent recommendations for dining and ski rentals. One big advantage is that they offer free parking, a big factor in Telluride!
Highly recommend - great for skiers!

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

What a magnificent place Telluride is. To make it better Scott and his team at the Camel Garden made the stay so easy. We came from Australia and didnt know really what to expect but Scott was very helpful. It is located right next to the Gondola for access to the ski fields and the Telluride trail allows skiing to the base of the Gondola at the end of the day. The guys at Telluride Sports (part of the Camels Garden Hotel) were excellent. Chris,David,James and Dixon made everything easy-best boots and skis. Best of all you leave your shoes there while you ski and drop off all your ski gear at the end of the day and walk back in comfortable shoes. The supermarket and the bottle shop are walking distance-50m, and the main street about 100m.
We will definitely be back again.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We stayed at the Ice House in August, 2012 for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge stage that ended in town. We have stayed at the Ice House almost every fall or summer since 1997. The rooms are great, complimentary breakfast always good, but the highlight is always stopping by Rico's for HH or coming back from dinner. He always remembers us, and we have great conversations about Telluride, activities during the trip & life in general.

Mike & Ann Collom

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Ice House Lodge

Address: 310 S Fir St, Telluride, CO 81435
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Location: United States > Colorado > Telluride
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Telluride
#9 Family Hotel in Telluride
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ice House Lodge 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Intimate 4-story Hotel located in high alpine valley, 2 blocks from town center & 100 yards from Oak Street Ski Lift (1 gondola). ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Ice House Hotel Telluride
Ice Hotel Telluride

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