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“Nice, if a little funky”
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Hotel Colorado
Ranked #9 of 23 Hotels in Glenwood Springs
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Nice, if a little funky”
Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is a cool, very historic hotel. It's a little funky and behind the curve, but the price is fair enough (we paid ~$90 for a Sunday night) and the history is fascinating -- right down to the origins of the Teddy Bear! Hotel Colorado is conveniently located by Glenwood's hot springs pool and right across the pedestrian bridge from the Amtrak station. Worked great for us on an overnight (via train) from Denver.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Devereux1893, Front Office Manager at Hotel Colorado, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Thank you for choosing to stay at the Hotel Colorado. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you sooner than later.
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

It's a grand old hotel that has seen better days. We came for an overnight visit to check out the hot springs across the street from the hotel. The lobby and common areas are quite nice but the rooms leave much to be desired. The furniture was chipped, worn, laminate that is the quality you would see in a cheap roadside motel. The paint is chipped in many places and the carpet worn. I realize it's an old hotel but the renovation was poorly done. There are exposed electrical wires stapled along the baseboard. There was one electrical outlet for the whole room. To give some extra outlets, they plugged a multi-plug surge protector. The doors to the room are an inch too short. As a result, you hear everything that goes on in the hallways. The radiator heat couldn't be adjusted and the temperature was sweltering all night. The pillows and mattress were poor quality. The carpets in the stairway look like they hadn't been vacuumed in a couple of days. It's a beautiful old building in a great setting but the rooms really have the feel of a low end motel chain.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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Devereux1893, Front Office Manager at Hotel Colorado, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
We are sincerely sorry that you did not enjoy your accommodations while staying with us. If you would like to discuss your stay further please contact me directly at the hotel.
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Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for Valentine's Day weekend 2014. The hotel property and surrounding area is beautiful with tons of history. The front desk staff and shuttle driver were friendly and accommodated our every request. The hotel is within walking distance to the hot springs pool and the main area of Glenwood which has great restaurants. We really enjoyed the Brew Pub and The Pullman. We plan on staying here again - Great Experience!

Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
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Devereux1893, Front Office Manager at Hotel Colorado, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful guest experience during your recent stay with us. We extend our deepest gratitude for choosing to stay at the Hotel Colorado on such a special occasion. Thank you for all the warm comments and we look forward to accommodating you during your next visit to Glenwood Springs.
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Reviewed February 28, 2014

We got married on the 14th and decided to spend our "honeymoon" weekend in Glenwood Springs. Chose the Hotel Colorado based off of location because we wanted to be close to the hot springs. I booked online and chose the "Penthouse Level" because the online site said "for something extra special". I booked the Valentine's Day package, with a rose and champange in the room and turn down service. When we got to the hotel staff was friendly, but when we went to the room there was no champange waiting (which I wanted due to the fact we had just been married), I had to call front desk to get champange, and a window was open without a screen (which led to a bug problem, that we dealt with all weekend. I even had bugs in my bag when we got home). Room was ok, but for the price not the "extra special" I had expected for our weekend. Also, even though we were on the "Penthouse" floor there was still one room above our with children running around at all hours. I wish I would have known that or I would have booked the top room. We ordered breakfast in room which we scheduled for 915, (because we had an appointment at 1030 for snowmobiling) and they were over 30 minutes late making us late for our appointment. So only order breakfast in room if you have no other plans. Otherwise, proximity to hot springs is fabulous, hotel is very hisotoric, and stay was nice.

Room Tip: If you prefer rooms with no noise, go for top floor, we were on "Penthouse level", and sti...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Devereux1893, Front Office Manager at Hotel Colorado, responded to this review, March 9, 2014
The Hotel Colorado prides itself in customer service, but we fell short his time. Thank you for your honest review, as it allows us to take implement necessary procedural changes. We are honored that you chose The Hotel Colorado for your honeymoon, and hope to see you in the future so that you might experience the 'true' spirit of our hotel.
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Reviewed February 21, 2014

We came to the Hotel Colorado for our year anniversary and purchased the splash and crash package. Originally, we were placed in a room that was not quite suited for us. Jesse and Kimberly at the front desk immediately remedied the situation. They placed us in a beautiful room! We were incredibly impressed with the quality of the room. The atmosphere was exactly what we expected from this historic hotel. Thank you so much Hotel Colorado for a wonderful experience!

  • Stayed February 2014
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Devereux1893, Front Office Manager at Hotel Colorado, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
You are more than welcome KellMell. It was our pleasure accommodating you during such a special occasion. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your anniversary while staying at the Hotel Colorado, and we hope to see you next year for anniversary #2!
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

Very grand and historically significant hotel built in 1893. I was there with co-workers for our annual company meeting, and the hotel staff really helped make our meeting a success, and our dinner party fun! The rooms are clean and comfortable. Located right next to the soothing Hot Springs. Allow time for exploring the hotel and reading all the captions under the old photographs on the walls.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
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Devereux1893, Front Office Manager at Hotel Colorado, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
Well, nothing beats annual business meetings with a mix of pleasure! We are pleased that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us, and we certainly look forward to accommodating you next year. Many thanks for sharing your experience along with your compliments.
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Westminster, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2014

We stayed in the large suite on the third floor for a girls weekend... this beautiful HUGE suite has two bedrooms and two bathrooms! Perfect for four girlfriends. There is a lovely balcony that overlooks the center court area and below this balcony is where President Teddy Roosevelt spoke so many years ago. We ate at the restaurant and the food, while pricey, was very good... and the service excellent. Right across the street from the hot springs, it was perfect even in wintertime to walk right across the street!

We will definitely go back to the Hotel Colorado again. If you don't mind an old building with thin walls - be a guest there! Maybe you'll even see a ghost!

Room Tip: We stayed in the large suite - room 326/328. Just perfect for a larger group. The view of the cour...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Devereux1893, Front Office Manager at Hotel Colorado, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
We cannot thank you enough for choosing to spend your girl’s weekend at the Hotel Colorado. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your accommodations, as well as our restaurant. We sincerely appreciate your warm praises and look forward to accommodating you on the next girl’s weekend.
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Property: Hotel Colorado
Address: 526 Pine St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3092
Location: United States > Colorado > Glenwood Springs
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 23 Hotels in Glenwood Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Colorado 3.5*
Number of rooms: 130
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This Victorian-style resort was frequented by former President Teddy Roosevelt. ... more   less 
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Colorado Glenwood Springs
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Colorado Resort Glenwood Springs

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