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Top Telluride Historic Hotels

The River Club
4.5 out of 5
550 West Depot Avenue, Telluride, CO
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5/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)

"We had a wonderful time. The condo was spacious, well designed and had a large deck overlooking the river. We really enjoyed the fireplace in the master bedroom."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

The River Club
Expansive Deck & Breathtaking Views Fill This Townhome With Relaxing Atmosphere
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect home!!

"From the amazing kitchen/great room to the views this home was perfect for our family gathering while visiting our son, daughter-in-law and brand new grandbaby!!! We enjoyed a week of family time of games and great meals in this wonderfully stocked and well furnished home. Location was great and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Expansive Deck & Breathtaking Views Fill This Townhome With Relaxing Atmosphere
2 Homes Under 1 Roof, Amazing Views OF Ridgway Reservoir AND Cimmarron Mountains
4.9/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)
Annual Jeeping Trip

"We rented both the A and B. Very spacious and convenient. Great view of the lake and mountain ranges. Very quiet and relaxing."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2020

2 Homes Under 1 Roof, Amazing Views OF Ridgway Reservoir AND Cimmarron Mountains

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2 Minute Walk to Gondola and to Main Street! Book Your Ski Trip Today!
4.9/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Friends visiting for skiing and show at the Sheridan

"The location was fantastic, the house was perfect for 3 couples. The house was clean, comfortable, and has everything you need! We would definitely rent this place again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

2 Minute Walk to Gondola and to Main Street! Book Your Ski Trip Today!
The Auberge Residences at Element 52
4 out of 5
398 S Davis St, Telluride, CO
The price is $874 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"The property was beautiful and management was very accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

The Auberge Residences at Element 52
Camel's Garden Hotel
3.5 out of 5
250 W. San Juan Ave., Telluride, CO
The price is $344 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 23
4.7/5Exceptional! (655 reviews)

"The hotel was very nice and in a great location. Our room was huge! Breakfast was really good and the server was very friendly and gave us helpful information about what to see and do in Telluride. The hotel could use some updates (for example, the balcony doors in our room were difficult to open ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Camel's Garden Hotel
Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection
4.5 out of 5
568 Mountain Village Blvd, Telluride, CO
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The price is $483 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
4.7/5Exceptional! (611 reviews)

"Convenient location within Mountain Village. Our room didn't have a desk (was a bit odd, just a dresser, two desk chairs and a bed) and the A/C was super loud when it cut on/off at night. But the hotel was nice overall and the folks at the front desk were very nice."…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2020

Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection
Riverside by Telluride Alpine Lodging
4 out of 5
450 S Pine Street, Telluride, CO
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4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Cute and scenic cabin style condo

"Such a great place! Awesome location and right next to the rivier so definitely had beautiful views."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2016

Riverside by Telluride Alpine Lodging
Hotel Columbia
3.5 out of 5
301 West San Juan Ave., Telluride, CO
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4.7/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)

"We had an absolutely gorgeous view from our room. We visited during early phase of re-opening so restaurant was not open yet but they gave you a breakfast menu to select from each day for delivery to room the next morning at your requested time. Breakfast was excellent. Convenient location to shops ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Hotel Columbia
Ice House Suites and Condominiums
4 out of 5
310 S. Fir St., Telluride, CO
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The price is $298 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
4.6/5Exceptional! (211 reviews)

"Great walkable location in order to enjoy Telluride."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

Ice House Suites and Condominiums
New Sheridan Hotel
3.5 out of 5
231 W. Colorado Ave., Telluride, CO
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4.6/5Exceptional! (286 reviews)

"Great old hotel; was a little hot in room and when opened windows there were no screens. Also, was a little noisy with windows open. There were trying hard to provide excellent service during this unprecedented time. Roof top bar also very nice."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

New Sheridan Hotel
The Hotel Telluride
4 out of 5
199 North Cornet Street, P.O. Box 1740, Telluride, CO
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4.6/5Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)

"Property was very nice and in a great location. Car service to and from the hotel to the gondola was great. Parking is super tight with a large car but doable."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

The Hotel Telluride
Mountain Lodge Telluride
4 out of 5
457 Mountain Village Boulevard, Telluride, CO
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The price is $199 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19
4.2/5Excellent! (929 reviews)
Great place

"House had incredible views and spacious"…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Mountain Lodge Telluride
The Peaks Resort and Spa
4 out of 5
136 Country Club Drive, Telluride, CO
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The price is $429 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
4.1/5Very Good! (773 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel situated perfectly in the Mountain Village resort area adjacent to Telluride. A quick walk to the gondolas made getting around very easy. The room was great and very clean. We thoroughly enjoyed our time and look forward to returning soon."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

The Peaks Resort and Spa
Silver Star Telluride Condominiums
3 out of 5
747 W Pacific Ave, Telluride, CO
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4/5Very Good! (80 reviews)

"The property was okay for me because I didn't spend much time in the unit itself. I was there for the film festival so only used it as a place to sleep. The property is tired and needs maintenance."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2018

Silver Star Telluride Condominiums
The Victorian Inn
3.5 out of 5
401 W Pacific Ave, Telluride, CO
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3.9/5Good! (996 reviews)
Seriously sound proof

"With all the construction going on out side of our room we could not here a thing"…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

The Victorian Inn
Rico Hotel Mountain Lodge
2.5 out of 5
124 S. Hwy 145, Rico, CO
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3.5/5Good! (55 reviews)
Unique Hotel

"There was something about this hotel that reminded me of a bed and breakfast - maybe is was the breakfast that was served the following morning. Our room was on the second floor and very nice, but you could occasionally hear people upstairs or from the room next door. The restaurant that is attached ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2014

Rico Hotel Mountain Lodge
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Guide to Telluride Historic Hotels

Traveling can be more than just going somewhere different for your trip, it can also be about taking in the history and culture of an area. One of the best ways to experience the region's culture is to learn about its past. Exploring museums or landmarks is a great beginning, but a stay in a Telluride historic hotel can carry you back to another time period. Get ready to pack your bags (and no need for the time machine) as your Telluride vintage hotel awaits.

Something Old, Something New

Many of the traditional hotels give you a feel for a bygone era right from the start. From old-world facades to locations steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you may begin to wonder if you have stepped into a historical novel. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these accommodations may be older, they have most up-to-date conveniences to help you wind down during your getaway. You'll find your room furnished with a comfortable bed and just about anything you'll need for a marvelous visit.

Once you have checked-in and had time to look around the hotel's grounds, you can check out the well-known landmarks and museums to appreciate more of the region's culture. While you are sightseeing, be sure to stop by Telluride Historic District, which is a significant Telluride historical landmark. Undoubtedly, all this time traveling can work up an appetite. Be sure to ask your hotels' concierge to suggest where the popular areas to enjoy a drink or dinner in Telluride are. You can also read the reviews and see the places other guests to Telluride thought were worth going to.

Reserve Your Telluride Historic Hotel

If you desire to get the most out of your Telluride visit, staying in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this historically-rich region. Having 1281 of these one-of-a-kind lodgings to pick from. Rates on these Telluride historic hotels range from $199 to $874. You're sure to find one that is perfect for you. But, like the historical locations you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Reserve soon to get your room in one of these historic properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Telluride?
You’re likely already making plans to see the historical sites during your vacation in Telluride. And while you’re here, you can visit the ski slopes and majestic mountain landscape. You can also discover the festivals during your vacation in this quaint area.
What's the best hotel in Telluride to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, New Sheridan Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Telluride Historic District is a short walk away. Other choices close to historic sites include The Victorian Inn and Camel’s Garden Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Telluride?
Telluride is home to 1275 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 34 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Telluride?
Landmarks like Telluride Historic District and Rico Historic Courthouse in Telluride might be worth a visit. Cultural venues include Sheridan Opera House, Palm Theatre, and Ridgway Railroad Museum. Telluride Ski Resort is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Telluride?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll spend a night or two in a building that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the guestrooms or communal spaces of these historic hotels in Telluride, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel tends to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Telluride have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, though efforts have been made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the popular amenities found at a contemporary hotel will be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Telluride, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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