COVID-19 in Telluride

An Update on COVID-19 From the Hotel Columbia & San Miguel County


**Updated April 5th, 2021**


The Hotel Columbia, which is managed by Alpine Lodging Telluride, is currently open for the season with heightened cleaning measures in place.

San Miguel County's Public Health Order is more aligned with the State's Executive Order. Short-term lodging has been opened in phases and restaurants and shopping are open with social-distancing and capacity restrictions. 


The Hotel Columbia is open with heightened cleaning measures in place. All guests are required to read and be familiar with the most recent San Miguel County orders and adhere to them during every stay.


For more information on the policies currently in place in San Miguel County, please click here. If you have any questions about any county-related restrictions or issues, please email


For more details on the cleaning standards at the Hotel Columbia, click here


Please contact us directly with any questions or concerns at or 800-201-9505.


Hotel Columbia's Updated Policies

  • Any reservation can be moved to different dates through April, 2022 with no penalty. Current payments are non-refundable and guests are responsible for any increases in rates for the new dates.
  • Alpine Lodging Telluride's flexible booking policies are in effect for stays through April 3rd, 2022. Click here for those policies.



  • For further information on the outbreak in Colorado and Governor Jared Polis' updated policies for the state, click here
  • For more information on the policies currently in place in San Miguel County, including face mask recommendations, please click here



  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure. If you are experiencing symptoms, please click here for the latest information from the CDC. Do not go directly to a medical center to prevent the spread of the virus. If you are in Telluride and experiencing symptoms, please call the Telluride Medical Center at 970-728-3848.


If you would like to speak with a public health representative with any other questions about COVID-19, contact the Colorado Health Emergency Line for the Public at 877-462-2911 or 303-389-1687



  • Frequently wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If that is not possible, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue, or use your inner elbow or sleeve. 
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. 
  • Stay home if you or anyone else in your household is sick. 
  • Clean surfaces in the home regularly.
  • Ill people should use a facemask to protect those around them.