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Hotel Colorado Named a 2023 Historic Hotels of America Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalist in Three Categories

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 7, 2023) — Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is pleased to announce it is a nominee finalist for Best Social Media of a Historic Hotel, Sustainability Champion and Best Historic Hotel (76 – 200 Guestrooms). Each year, the Historic Hotels of America Awards of Excellence honor, encourage, and recognize the most exemplary historic hotels, hoteliers, and leadership practices. The Historic Hotels of America Awards of Excellence are presented to historic hotels and hoteliers demonstrating innovative leadership, stewardship, and contribution to furthering the recognition, preservation, and celebration of these preeminent historic hotels and their histories.  

Winners will be announced at the 2023 Historic Hotels Annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala, which will take place at The Wigwam in Litchfield Park, Arizona, on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at 7 p.m. The award winners will be announced in front of an audience of owners, general managers, senior decision-makers, and guests representing many of the finest historic hotels from around the world.

Known as the “Grand Dame of the Rockies,” Hotel Colorado is one of more than 300 hotels and resorts throughout the country that is recognized by Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, for preserving and maintaining its historic integrity, architecture and ambiance. 

“Historic Hotels of America is delighted to recognize Hotel Colorado for being nominated for awards in three separate categories,” said Lawrence P. Horwitz, Executive Vice President, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. “This hotel is part of a select group of nominee finalists in a number of categories. It is an honor to be nominated and recognized.”

Hotel Colorado is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is a member of Historic Hotels of America and is has recently completed an $8 million comprehensive guest room renovation. 

About Hotel Colorado
Located at 526 Pine Street in historic Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Hotel Colorado first opened its doors in 1893. The hotel has been used as a temporary White House, as a place of healing for the U.S. Navy during World War II, and a community focal point from its inception. Today, Hotel Colorado is a beautiful step back in time, inviting guests to enjoy the cool mountain air, exceptional service and legendary hospitality. It’s an ideal venue for meetings and events with 10,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. Hotel Colorado is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and a member of the Historic Hotels of America.

Hotel Colorado Media Contact:
Mandy Gauldin
Peak Communications

About Historic Hotels of America®
Historic Hotels of America® is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing, celebrating, and promoting the finest historic hotels in the United States of America. The National Trust for Historic Preservation was chartered by U.S. Congress in 1949 and is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is leading the movement to save places where our history happened. To be nominated and selected for membership in this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historical significance. Of the more than 300 historic hotels inducted into Historic Hotels of America from 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, all historic hotels faithfully preserve their sense of authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity. For more information, please visit

Historic Hotels of America Media Contact:
Katherine Orr  
Director, Marketing Strategy & Communications
Tel: +1 202 772 8337 

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