A Colorado Vacation Destination Since 1893


Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, Colorado was built in 1893 as a destination resort for the wealthy and well-to-do. For 125 years, Hotel Colorado has hosted the guests of Glenwood Hot Springs which is located less than 300 yds from our courtyard. Today guests enjoy a wide range of activities in Glenwood Springs, including the Iron Mountain Hot Springs, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Yampah Spa, hiking to Hanging Lake, white water rafting in Glenwood Canyon, fly-fishing on the Roaring Fork River, plus much much more.

Hotel Colorado is Glenwood Springs’ only full service meetings hotel, and is recognized as Glenwood’s cultural icon for the last 125 years. Book now.

During the winter, the mountains around the Hotel Colorado are softened by a delicate dusting of snow. Though most visitors come to soak in the hot springs, guests can choose from ski packages to Aspen-Snowmass and/or Sunlight Mountain Resort. More info on packages.

Christmas is our favorite time of the year and is not-to-be-missed at the Hotel Colorado.  10,000 sparkling lights come to life on the day after Thanksgiving as the hotel is lit in an annual ceremony.  Come inside and sit by our fireplace while you enjoy the hotel decorated with enchanting and nostalgic winter scenes. More info on Hotel Colorado’s Christmas.

Whether traveling on a family vacation, or a professional conference for your business, Hotel Colorado offers more than 17 unique guest room and suite types that can accommodate up to eight guests. The Hotel Colorado’s Themed Signature and Ambassador Suites offer the guest a beautiful glimpse into luxury travel from another era, while still providing today’s amenities. Hotel Colorado has two large ballrooms and five meeting rooms, totaling approximately 10,000 square feet which can be customized for any wedding, banquet or group function.  More info on groups.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

Hotel Colorado’s Annual Thanksgiving Buffet will take place from 11am-5pm, by reservation only. We will serve a variety of hors d’oeuvres and traditional Thanksgiving fare.

$47 for Adults

$21 for Children 10 and under

For reservations, Please Call Kristen: 970-945-8948 Ext 115.

Weddings in Glenwood Canyon, Colorado

A Legendary Dining Experience

The Historic Hotel Colorado offers a selection of distinctive culinary experiences, beginning with Baron’s Restaurant featuring our award-winning Chef. Legend’s Espresso Bar offers gourmet coffee, and snacks for a quick bite on your way to the many outdoor recreational activities, located just minutes away. After hours, the Polo Lounge features signature mixology, local craft beers and Tapas menu to enlighten the palate. The Courtyard Café, in the summer, has become a preferred dining experience for guests and Glenwood Springs locals alike. Additional amenities include: spa services, pet friendly rooms, and complimentary parking.

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Historic Charm in the Colorado Rockies

Some say the historic Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs is the Grand Dame of the Rockies. Others say it is like a home away from home, greeting guests with a warm welcome, time and again. Still others say, the 160 mile, beautiful drive from Denver, Colorado, is an easy retreat for a night or a week! Cool mountain breezes encircle this Glenwood Springs Hotel and make the Hotel Colorado’s halls a passageway for hikers easing their spent muscles, bikers back from a scenic mountain ride, or loving couples taking in the history written on the walls. Step through our doors and find out for yourself why this place means so much to so many people.

Learn more about our history.


Award Winning Colorado Historic Hotel in Glenwood Springs

Award Winning Colorado Historic Hotel in Glenwood Springs

Award Winning Colorado Historic Hotel in Glenwood Springs

Award Winning Colorado Historic Hotel in Glenwood Springs