2019 Lodging and Travel Guide

A trip to Telluride for the Telluride Jazz Festival is not your average festival trip! In addition to three days of world-class music in the stunning Telluride Town Park, the town is a destination unparalleled with plenty of boutique shops, delicious restaurants, playful outdoor recreation opportunities, historic relics and more. Planning for the trip of a lifetime can be easy with our lodging and transportation partners. From luxurious hotels, spacious condos, spas and pools to camping there's something for everyone!



Silverstar is a premier luxury property management company focusing on providing the most luxurious Telluride vacation rentals, including condos, townhomes and mountain lodges with five-star accommodations, high-end amenities and impeccable customer service to each and every one of our guests. Silverstar offers over 125 luxury rental properties in the Telluride and Mountain Village areas with lodging options from 2 to 12 people.

Alpine Lodging Telluride has been a staple in the vacation rental community for more than 25 years. As the area’s largest and longest-standing property management company in Telluride, we have over 300 condos, hotel rooms and homes both in Telluride and Mountain Village. Whether you prefer luxurious slopeside homes away from the hustle and bustle or affordable rentals near the festival grounds, Alpine Lodging Telluride has something for you. 

We pride ourselves on providing an authentic Telluride experience to each one of our guests – we want you to experience Telluride as we do! We can’t wait for you to join us in our stunning box canyon for the Telluride Jazz Festival.

Hotel Columbia

Located steps from the gondola and a short walk to Town Park, the Hotel Columbia is the perfect basecamp for your Jazz Festival weekend. As Telluride’s only boutique hotel, the Hotel Columbia has 21 guest rooms and suites and personalized service from a local staff to ensure a delightful stay. Guests of the Hotel Columbia can enjoy free gourmet breakfast every day before the festivities and a concierge to help arrange any plans outside of the Jazz Festival. This boutique hotel has hotel rooms to three-bedroom suites, which can sleep up to 10 guests. All of the rooms are adorned with pillowtop mattresses, down comforters, travertine bathrooms with walk-in showers, Keurig systems, terrycloth robes and daily housekeeping services. Additional rooms feature fireplaces, balconies, kitchenettes and soaking tubs. Experience Telluride at its finest with a stay at the Hotel Columbia. 

The spirit of the mountains is calling you to our luxurious mountain lodge in scenic Telluride. Nestled in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, surrounded by acres of pristine ski terrain and majestic 14,000 foot peaks, our breathtaking resort exudes a chic, yet rustic charm that exudes serenity and luxury. Beautiful guestrooms and suites and private log cabins feature warm Western design, balconies and modern lifestyle amenities. Designed with soft leather furnishings, rich wood accents and warm interiors, our mountain accommodations are an oasis of alpine elegance.

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Exceptional Stays has planned over 10,000 vacations focusing on renting incredible, hand-picked homes in Telluride as well as other choice destinations around the globe. With exclusive properties ranging from one-bedroom condos to eleven-bedroom luxury estates, we truly have something for everyone. Experience a once in a lifetime vacation with every detail and adventure planned by our team of creative, well-travelled individuals and appreciate Telluride like only a local can. Positioned on Main Street in downtown, we’re ready to help you plan your next Exceptional Stay in Telluride! Exceptional translates to unforgettable.

Madeline Hotel and Residences, an Auberge Resorts Collection is the premier resort in Telluride. Ideally situated in the heart of Mountain Village, this stunning alpine resort boasts an outdoor Sky Terrace with pool & hot tubs. The 83-room and 71-residence hotel is the perfect base camp for your festival weekend!

European alpine ski lodge meets Rocky Mountain rustic chic at The Hotel Telluride, an intimate 59-room boutique hotel in historic Telluride, Colo. This award-winning, dog-friendly property is located in easy walking distance to the charm of the town center, which offers an array of restaurants and bars, shopping, multitude of seasonal festivals and access to the seasonal gondola transporting guests between Telluride and Mountain Village.

The Hotel Telluride's 59 oversized guest rooms and suites each feature a balcony or patio, most with sweeping views of the 14,000-foot peaks of the San Juan Mountains. Rooms are equipped with sitting areas, rustic chic furnishings, mini kitchens, plush robes and slippers, humidifiers, flat screen televisions, and custom embroidered bedding with 800 fill power goose down pillows.

Few places compare to Telluride. And nothing in Telluride compares to the Camel’s Garden Hotel.

The Camel’s Garden Hotel is located in the spectacular historic town of Telluride on the Gondola Plaza, gateway to Telluride Ski Area and summer mountain activities. We are adjacent to the scenic San Miguel River and its acclaimed river trail, and within a block of five of Telluride’s finest restaurants. No hotel in the world is closer to a chairlift.

Located a short walk from the Telluride—Mountain Village Gondola, The Peaks Resort & Spa offers warm, welcoming hospitality, a wide selection of comfortable rooms, suites & penthouses, an unmatched collection of onsite amenities, and a convenient ski-in/ski-out location.

The full experience at The Peaks Resort includes the ALTEZZA Restaurant, ski valet, fitness center with numerous classes and state-of-the-art equipment, indoor/outdoor pool and lap pool, full-service Spa and salon, as well as spectacular views of the surrounding San Juan Mountains.



With the festival grounds and scenic hiking trails located only steps away, camping is the ultimate way to experience all that Telluride Town Park has to offer. A Camping Pass includes access to the Festival Campground from Thursday, August 8th to Monday, August 12th. The Festival Campground is located on the festival grounds.


Flights are available to the region directly into Telluride or nearby Montrose, Durango, Cortez, and Grand Junction. Five different carriers service the airports, and there are nine non-stop destinations: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco/Oakland and Phoenix. International airports in Denver, Salt Lake City, and Albuquerque are a scenic six to seven-hour drive away as well.

Ground transportation is available from all regional airports. Our transportation partner, Telluride Express is Telluride's premier ground transportation service to and from all regional airports including Telluride, Montrose, Grand Junction, Durango, Cortez and Gunnison. They offer door to door shared-ride, private and custom accommodations. To schedule a ride visit their website here or call (970) 728-6000.