Unique, high-end experiences are easy to come by in Telluride. Historic downtown Telluride and the Mountain Village each provide their own brand of a Telluride luxury ski vacation. Those who enjoy a quaint experience can find accommodations at one of Telluride’s many historic, converted boutique hotels or those looking for a more posh ski vacation can find larger, more contemporary lodging options in the Mountain Village. There’s nearly a dozen fine dining restaurants in Telluride to choose from, and like the dueling experiences of modern vs. historic, diners can experience world-class meals that encapsulate both big-city and rustic tastes.
Below you’ll find Ski.com’s top luxury lodging picks. To learn more about these upscale Telluride properties, call, or chat with one of Ski.com’s knowledgeable Mountain Vacation Specialists.
Conveniently located in the Telluride’s modern Mountain Village, Lumiere is the resort’s newest luxury ski in, ski out boutique hotel. Accommodations range from guest rooms to four-bedroom abodes and penthouses furnished to the highest standards with beautiful, hardwood hickory floors, hand-blown glass fixtures and original artwork. Each hotel room offers a large, luxury bathroom and a flat-screen television, to name a few. All one-bedroom and larger residences feature a full-service kitchen, washer/dryer, gas fireplace, flat-screen televisions and oversized luxury baths with a separate steam shower and tub.
The Telluride fine-dining scene isn’t afraid to be itself. At nearly all the Telluride restaurants, especially fine dining hotspots, you’ll find there’s perfect balance of modern touches and revered history. 221 South Oak Bistro beautifully marries old and new world from its atmosphere to its “modern American bistro” fare. The restaurant lives in a Victorian home on South Oak in downtown Telluride, just steps from the Gondola. The menu features wild game, meats and seafood served up with delicious, seasonal vegetables. There is also a full vegetarian menu. And, Sunday brunch is not to be missed, locals and visitors, alike rave about South Oak’s bloody mary’s and eggs benedict.
Nourish you’re tired body with a hearty steak at the New Sheridan Chop House, where quality American cuts meet French style. Since 1895, people have been enjoying the comforts of the New Sheridan Hotel, which houses the Chop House. Modern-day diners can expect incredible head line items like filet mignon, ribeye and sirloin, as well as PEI mussels, trout, duck and house made ravioli.
To learn more about a Telluride luxury ski vacation call, or chat with, one of Ski.com’s knowledgeable Mountain Vacation Specialists.