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Hotel Columbia

301 W San Juan Ave, Telluride, Telluride, USA
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Scout loves

  • A delicious breakfast is included with a decent variety
  • Lovely boutique style hotel with a fabulous classic Victorian feel
  • Friendly staff on hand throughout your stay
  • Great location right across the street from the gondola
  • Locker room and heated boot racks

Scout tips

  • Some rooms have small kitchenette facilities 
  • If you can resist the restaurants in town, Cosmopolitan downstairs in the hotel offers a good selection
  • Everything is within walking distance but there is also a free shuttle service
  • Certain suites have their own private hot tub and Scout suggests choosing one of these if you want a little extra luxury as there are no communal hot tub/spa facilities.


If you're looking for a friendly, convenient ski vacation in Telluride, look no further than the Hotel Columbia. With rooms and suites to suit all tastes and group sizes, this boutique ski hotel can accommodate couples, friends and families seeking a ski vacation to remember. From the moment you enter the staff will be on hand to assist you and their welcoming manner will have you settled in no time! 

Boasting a fabulous classic Victorian vibe throughout the property, Hotel Columbia offers great guest rooms to suit couples, solo skiers, and small families. The standard hotel rooms are well appointed, with modern styling, with a touch of history with the original windows and framing. The Superior guest rooms are each slightly different, with some including a balcony, gas fireplace, an kitchenette. The Premium rooms offer a bit more space, with a living area to relax in and a sleeper sofa for additional guests. These rooms are certainly the ones to choose if you are booking a ski break as a celebration as it offers some rooms with their own private Jacuzzis on the deck! This is the perfect place to sit out and take in the alpine views and fresh mountain air. For families, there are also spacious one bedroom suites available, which all feature a kitchenette, sleeper sofa, fireplace, lovely bay windows, and an open living area. These are also available in Standard and Premium, and some have the option of a private hot tub. Scout particularly loves the corner units, which offer great views, and seem a bit brighter.

Views vary between each room, with those on the mountain side closest to the gondola offering slightly better views. The rooms located on the third floor have great views, as they're situated well above the street.

The Hotel Columbia provides a daily breakfast which not only includes standard continental fare, but also hand-crafted pastries and quiches, freshly-cooked eggs and a range of fresh fruit which varies daily. This will definitely set you up for a day on the slopes! When you return enjoy a drink and appetizers in the bar and if you don't want to venture into town, dine in the hotel restaurant, COSMOpolitan. The small lobby itself is rather chic, with a laid back front desk area, and styled more like a hip place to hang out rather than to check-in.

Not only are the rooms and dining facilities at Hotel Columbia top notch, but the location is excellent too. Just take a few steps across the road from the ski lockers and you'll be at the free gondola which can take you to the base of the Telluride Ski Resort in 10 minutes. For those seeking a boutique hotel option in downtown, you can't go past the Hotel Columbia for location.

The Hotel Columbia is a fantastic boutique Telluride lodging option, perfectly located downtown, close to the gondola, local restaurants and bars, and offering a chic ski vacation alternative.

Who should stay here

Hotel Columbia is perfect for those seeking stylish hotel accommodation in Telluride with super friendly staff, great dining facilities and an excellent location across the street from the gondola.

Available: This selection is currently available for this price. Once you submit an inquiry our agents will confirm your booking via email and send you an invoice for a deposit. You will need to pay a 25% deposit within 7 days (unless otherwise specified) to secure the booking.

On Request: Our agents need to confirm availability of this room. Once you submit a request we will endeavour to get back to you by the next business day to confirm availability (some properties may take longer). If prices are listed they are the exact prices for your dates, room selection and room occupancy. Where prices are not listed we will confirm the price when we confirm availability. In either instance, you are not committed to your selection until after we confirm availability and price. Once you agree to that confirmation, you will be sent an invoice and will need to pay a 25% deposit within 7 days (unless otherwise specified) to secure the booking. If your requested room is not available, we will present alternative options.

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