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7 Best Airbnbs in Telluride for an Amazing Getaway in the Mountains

by Brittany Varano
Updated May 09, 2022

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Telluride is a nature lover’s paradise that’s home to year-round adventure.

Whether you’re hitting the slopes in winter hitting the trails in summer, Telluride is a charming little Colorado village surrounding by towering peaks. Once a bustling coal-mining town, today, it’s a great summer destination for hiking, mountain biking, ATVing, golfing, watersports, and more.

As the months grow cold and snow begins to fall, skiing enthusiasts flock to the San Juan Mountains to check out the killer powder. If downhill skiing or snowboarding isn’t your style, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, winter fly-fishing, sleigh rides, and more are on offer amongst the village’s snowy mountain peaks.

With so many outdoor activities to hit up during the day, there’s nothing more important than a good night’s rest. So we’re here with a rundown of the best airbnbs in Telluride — and the selection of rentals is amazing up on this mountain.

Related Read: 7 Rad Campgrounds in San Juan National Forest, Colorado

1. Blue Collar Boutique

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Why you should stay: A hip and trendy Telluride Airbnb that’s affordable without sacrificing high-end amenities.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: yes

The Blue Collar Boutique is lovingly decorated and maintained by doting hosts excited to help you feel at home during your Telluride adventure.

Aside from this home’s obvious pros — it’s sparkling clean and filled with beautiful furnishings — it also offers access to the Mountainside Inn’s hot tub on the San Miguel River’s nearby shores.

Grab a complimentary beer from the fridge or pour yourself a shot from the tequila station and prepare for a Colorado mountain adventure of a lifetime!

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2. Tomboy Lodge Unit

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Why you should stay: Cute little studio condo for two, that’s warm and inviting without breaking the bank.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 4 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

This Tomboy Lodge unit may be small and budget-friendly, but it doesn’t skimp on the charm or comfort.

Complete with a queen-sized bed, full kitchen with island seating, and cozy living spaces, it’s the perfect size for no-fuss couples or pairs visiting the area. Take a dip in the apartment’s relaxing hot tub to soothe your tired body after a long, and busy day.

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Related Read: 10 Classic Mountain Cabins in Ouray, Colorado

3. Modern Telluride Home

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Why you should stay: Brand new Telluride home perfect for large parties.

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

The Modern Telluride Home is great for large family gatherings or even a multi-family vacation. The three levels of the home allow for extra privacy for different groups traveling together. There are a total of three bedrooms and four baths, plus a well-appointed kitchen and plenty of seating areas to accommodate everyone.

Built recently in 2017, the premises are sparkling clean and immaculately kept. The small outdoor balcony looks out over the scenic Telluride Valley.

The host also offers the option to rent a hot tub for an additional fee for those who wish to spend their evenings soaking in utter relaxation.

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Related Read: 13 Adventurous Things To Do in Telluride, Colorado

4. Upper Unit Condo

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Why you should stay: Sunny and contemporary high-end condo situated just steps from a ski lift and the popular Telluride River Trail.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

With 1,350 square feet of space, the Upper Unit Condo is one of the largest available condo rentals in Telluride. Sunshine spills effortlessly onto the sparkling clean surfaces, and the gourmet kitchen and dining room look straight from an interior design catalog.

As part of the Telluride Lodge complex of condominiums, guests can visit the saunas and hot tubs during their stay, and you’ll also find a steam shower in the master bath. Offering three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, any party of six would find this is a worthy vacation rental.

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Related Read: 10 Exhilarating Things to Do in Aspen in the Summer

5. The Alley Haus

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Why you should stay: A brand new townhome soaked in sunshine, just blocks from the gondola.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

Welcoming your arrival with fresh pastries from a nearby bakery, the hosts of The Alley Haus have truly outdone themselves. As locals of Telluride, their modern townhome has been expertly laid out with your comfort and enjoyment in mind.

Stunning dark stained wood furniture adorns the home, and minimalistic yet contemporary design makes the space feel beyond cozy. The townhome has three bedrooms as well as two balconies, a private covered parking spot, and a fabulous location just a block away from the gondola and ski lift.

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6. Rivercrown 2

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Why you should stay: Spectacular views of Telluride Box Canyon await you from the large patio while most of town lies just five minutes away on foot.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: yes

The unobstructed and awe-inspiring view of Box Canyon from Rivercrown 2 is enough to persuade you to book this four-bedroom rental. If that’s not cutting it, the expansive outdoor deck and bubbling hot tub should do the trick!

Although this three-story townhome feels secluded, you’re actually only a few blocks away from restaurants, grocery stores, and attractions. Ready to host your party of eight plus one furry guest, this pet-friendly Telluride Airbnb is simply gorgeous.

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Related Read: 9 Woodsy Cabin Rentals Near Durango, Colorado

7. Architectural Masterpiece

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Why you should stay: Enjoy beautiful views of the mountains and aspens from an upscale, architect-designed custom home.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

Perfect for art and design lovers, this architectural masterpiece rests peacefully next to an aspen grove, affording visitors million dollar views from many of the rooms inside. The outdoor spaces are equally wonderful — where you can enjoy the beauty of nature and the home’s angular design. Plus, the home sits on two acres, so you’ll feel plenty secluded from the neighbors.

While secluded, this Mountain Village property does have ski-in ski-out access, so you’ll have direct and easy to access to adventure on the slopes.

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