Lodging FAQ

Where is the Telluride Alpine Lodging Office?

The Telluride Alpine Lodging office is located in the heart of downtown Telluride at 324 W. Colorado Avenue (Main Street). This is where guests will check-in for the majority of our rental properties throughout Telluride and Mountain Village. This is also the location of check in for the Sea to Ski branch, unless previously arranged with our concierge.

Exceptions include:

  • Mountainside Inn - Check in at Mountainside Inn, 333 S. Davis Street in Telluride
  • Hotel Columbia - Check in at Hotel Columbia, located at 301 West San Juan Avenue
  • River Club - Check in at River Club, 550 Depot Avenue in Telluride
  • Bear Creek Lodge-  Check in at Bear Creek Lodge, located at 351 San Joaquin Road

Please refer to your final rental confirmation for more specific check in information. 

What type of lodging does Telluride Alpine Lodging offer?

Telluride Alpine Lodging manages almost 400 properties between both the town of Telluride and Mountain Village. We feature hotel rooms, condominiums, and private vacation homes, both luxurious and economical. 

Where should I stay - Telluride or Mountain Village? 

You are never far from the action whether you choose to stay in the town of Telluride or Mountain Village. The free Gondola efficiently carries you between the two villages and once in town, everything is within walking distance.

The town of Telluride is characterized by its mining town past. It has retained much of its Old West, ski town charm. The world-class shopping, restaurants, and nightlife are located on and around Main Street in downtown Telluride. Guests staying in Telluride have access to the ski resort via Lifts 7 and 8 and the free Gondola. Town Park, the venue for many of the renowned summer festivals, is situated at far east end of town.

Mountain Village is a more modern European-style ski village with direct access to the Telluride Ski Resort. The Village has a variety of shops, restaurants, and nightlife.    

Looking for maps? Check out our Maps of Telluride and Mountain Village Lodging options.

How do I get from Telluride to Mountain Village? 

Guests have access to Mountain Village from the town of Telluride by taking the 15-minute scenic Gondola. To get to Mountain Village by car, begin by driving west on Highway 145. Take a left onto 145 South and follow the signs to the ski resort. 

There is, however, no real need for a car. The Galloping Goose free shuttle tours town and Mountain Village throughout the day and evenings, and guests can arrange for a shuttle from the Telluride and Montrose airports. Please inquire about parking with your guest services representative and they will explain the parking available for your unit while you are here in Telluride. 

Nearby airports?

The Telluride Regional Airport is located 5.6 miles from the center of Telluride. Commercial flights to TEX will resume in December of 2016. Connecting flights will arrive in Telluride via Denver on Great Lakes/United. TEX is open to general aviation, including charter and private planes.  There are also non-commerical air travel options. Our preferred partner is Telluride Flights, which offers private, group, or business charters. Please visit their website here for more information and to request a quote. 

The Telluride/Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) is 65 miles away and has direct flights from Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, and Houston. Guests often choose to fly through the Cortez Municipal Airport, La Plata County Airport in Durango (DRO), and Grand Junction Airport (GJT).