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The Hotel Colorado and the Brown Palace: Linked by History

Two venerable historic Colorado hotels—one in Glenwood Springs, the other in Denver—though hundreds of miles apart, have a lot more in common than you might think.  

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Merry & Bright: December Happenings at the Hotel Colorado

Make memories together at the historic Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, where holiday magic comes to life in a flurry of family-friendly events throughout December.

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Furry Friends Welcome at the Hotel Colorado

You might not expect one of Glenwood Springs’ most elegant and historic hotels to be four-legged friendly. Like many surprising facts about the landmark property in Glenwood Springs, the Hotel Colorado welcomes traditional bi-peds and their furry companions to stay in style.

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Hotel Colorado: State Epicenter for Hot Springs

Soak it all in at the Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs’ lodging hot spot for geothermal relaxation.

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The New Place to Meet: The Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs

With gorgeous, newly refurbished meeting rooms, Glenwood’s most venerable historic venue, the Hotel Colorado, is the newest place to go in the hot springs town for meetings, parties and gatherings of all varieties.

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Your Colorado Fall Color Trip Begins at the Hotel Colorado

Colorado’s high-country colors are expected to peak soon. Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs is ideally situated for fall foliage hikes, bikes and drives.

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5 Reasons Glenwood Springs is Colorado’s Best Fly Fishing Destination

Glenwood Springs, Colorado is a fly fishing paradise. An abundance of rivers and lakes make for ideal conditions, whether you have years of experience or are just starting out in the sport. Make memories to last a lifetime when you combine your Glenwood Springs fly fishing excursion with a stay at the historic Hotel Colorado.

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Things To Do Before The Kids Go Back To School

Even though stores are packed with school supplies, evenings are a bit chillier and school sports teams have been practicing for a month already, summer isn’t over yet. Make the most of what’s left of everyone’s favorite season at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs.

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Insiders Guide to Hiking Hanging Lake

Along with staying at the historic Hotel Colorado in the heart of Glenwood Springs, hiking to Hanging Lake is one of the top things to do while in town. In order to preserve the natural environment, create an optimal hiking experience for all and prevent overuse, permits are now required to hike to Hanging Lake. 

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Running On 100% Renewable Energy

The Hotel Colorado has returned to its historic roots as a clean energy lodging destination. Among the first entities to use hydropower in the late 1800s, the historic hotel is once again powered by enviro-friendly sources thanks to the recent switch by Glenwood Springs from fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable electricity. 

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Motorcycle-friendly Hotel Colorado

Bikers, rev your engines! It’s time to hit the highway and head to Glenwood Springs, where steel horse riders are always welcome at the motorcycle-friendly Hotel Colorado.

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Father’s Day Weekend in Glenwood Springs

Stay in historic style at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs and celebrate Dad with a weekend of father-friendly fun. 

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Hospitality and Community are Top Priorities for Hotel Colorado Owners

Renovating a historic hotel is no task for the faint of heart. With a successful track record in the hospitality business, the Melville family, who purchased the Hotel Colorado in 2018, is wasting no time making improvements to the 126-year-old property, while simultaneously preserving its historic integrity.

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Hotel Colorado Hosts Pikes Peak Community College Students

A group of young students from Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) in Colorado Springs gathered at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs to learn valuable skills, practice networking and enjoy a much-deserved study break.

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Clear Out The Cobwebs With Spring In The Mountains

It’s been a long andy snowy winter in Colorado and everywhere else — one of the wettest on record, in fact! With all the snow and clouds we’ve had, you’re probably itching to get back outside. Well, spring is finally here! We put together a few ideas for outdoor activities you haven’t been able to do while you’ve been cooped up all winter.

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Molly Brown — Hotel Colorado's Most Unsinkable Guest

Molly Brown passed away in 1932, but her legacy lives on in the Molly Brown Suite at the Hotel Colorado. Brown was one of the most famous guests in hotel history, and we’ve chosen to honor her with decor and artifacts reminiscent of her sumptuous tastes.

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Ghost Stories of The Hotel Colorado

There’s more to this impressive hotel that meets the eye. Some say that the Ute Indians, when they were displaced from the land in 1880, put a curse on the land where the hotel now stands. Some say that the ghosts of guests who have died in the hotel over the years still roam the halls. In any case, the history of the hotel is filled with stories that defy a natural explanation.

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What To Do Over Easter Weekend In Glenwood Springs

Easter weekend is right around the corner, and what better way to spend it than a fun-filled family weekend in the mountains? Spring has sprung, the days are longer, the weather is warmer, and it’s the perfect time to come visit! Here are just a few ways to spend your holiday weekend.

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Why You Should Get Married In Glenwood Springs

So your big day is coming up, and you’re looking around for the best place to have it. Well, look no further. The little mountain town of Glenwood Springs has everything you need to make your special day as special as possible.

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The 5 Best Hot Springs Destinations In Western Colorado

If you’re looking for a relaxing soak in a hot pool of mineral-rich water, Colorado is the place to be. Due to the lucky combination of several different geological factors, Colorado is a literal hotbed of natural hot springs scattered all over the state.

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Spring Skiing In Glenwood Springs because spring is right around the corner doesn’t mean that ski season is over! Here in Glenwood Springs, Sunlight Mountain will be open until the first week of April and Aspen will be open a few weeks longer.

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Where To Eat In Glenwood Springs

Choosing a restaurant can be a tough task — tastes vary, and everyone likes something different. But whether you’re after an intimate couples’ evening or a quick snack with family between outdoor adventures, Glenwood Springs has whatever your palate craves.

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Plan An Enchanting Wedding At Hotel Colorado

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, and you want every detail to be magical. But planning a wedding is notoriously stressful, and you shouldn’t have to pull your hair out over the little things when you can leave the planning to our legendary service instead.

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Why You Should Spend Spring Break In Glenwood Springs

Maybe you want a vacation, but you don’t want to spend a fortune on travel. Maybe you want to have a relaxing week off work, but your kids want excitement and adventure. We’ve got good news: you don’t have to choose! If you spend your spring break in Glenwood Springs, you can have all of the above and more!

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Off The Beaten Path — Unconventional Winter Activities In Western Colorado

We’re in the heart of winter now, and it can be hard to find new things to do for you or your family when the weather is cold and the days are short. But don’t worry! Cold doesn’t have to get in the way of a good time, and there’s more to the Glenwood Springs area than skiing and hot springs.

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The Grand Dame Of The Rockies: A History Of Hotel Colorado

The 1890s were a thrilling time in the history of the American West — the western states were raw, wild, and cutthroat. In that environment, Walter Devereux decided that the small mining town of Defiance, as Glenwood Springs was originally known, needed a taste of European style.

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A Recharge Getaway For The Whole Family

Your family is busy with the hustle and bustle of daily life, from school, play dates, and after-school sports to work, the gym, errands, and everything else. It’s hard to find time to spend all together as a family, free from obligations and deadlines.

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Stay At Hotel Colorado For The Winter X-Games

The Winter X-Games are right around the corner, and they’re coming back to Colorado! For the 17th year in a row, Buttermilk Mountain will be hosting the world’s best mix of action sports, music, and the festival experience — on snow!

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7 Winter Activities In Glenwood Springs

Sure, the mountains in summer can be a great time. Long days, warm temperatures, and beautiful scenery make for some of the best hiking, biking, and kayaking in the world.

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Romance In The Rockies — 12 Ideas for Couples In Glenwood Springs

So you’ve booked your romantic getaway to Glenwood Springs — whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or holiday, a few days in this little mountain town will do wonders for your relationship.

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The Surprising Health Benefits Of Vacationing In The Mountains

From the beautiful weather to the raw beauty of the Rockies’ craggy granite peaks, the mountains are the perfect setting for your next vacation.

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Everything You Need To Know About Iron Mountain Hot Springs

The Glenwood Hot Springs have been used for therapeutic purposes for hundreds of years, from the Ute tribe before the arrival of Europeans to the construction of the world’s largest naturally heated pool in 1888.

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Christmas In Glenwood Springs — What To Do And See

Glenwood Springs has lots to do in the summer, from hiking and biking to fishing and kayaking.

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Planning A Getaway On A Busy Schedule

It can be hard enough to plan a vacation when you have the time to do it, given the logistics involved.

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Holiday Shopping In Downtown Glenwood Springs

The holidays are coming up, and for a lot of us, that means shopping.

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Beat The Traffic With An Amtrak Ride To Glenwood Springs

Weekend traffic to and from the mountains can be a real pain. Delays can add up to hours more spent in the car, not to mention the cost of gas.

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7 Things For Families To Do In Glenwood Springs

Tucked in the heart of Colorado’s Western Slope, Glenwood Springs is the best little mountain town you haven’t visited yet.

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Why You Should Ski Sunlight Mountain This Winter

So you’re looking for a winter ski vacation in the Rockies. Where do you go?

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