New Sheridan Hotel is a historic building that is located at 231 West Colorado Avenue in Telluride, Colorado. Mining in the area led to the need for prospectors to find a more permanent structure to stay in and the hotel was the answer to their needs. The hotel was originally built in 1891but in 1894 a fire destroyed the original building.
A new brick building was built to house the New Sheridan Hotel during 1895. The hotel has started out as a place to accommodate those that were caught up in the gold rush but over the years the focus turned to the snow in the area. The hotel evolved and underwent renovations to keep the old hotel up to date.
The New Sheridan Hotel houses the New Sheridan Bar which is the oldest bar in Telluride and itself an historic landmark. The Chop House and the Parlor are the restaurant and cafy housed in the housed in the hotel. The restaurant and additional rooms were added to the building during a 1995 renovation to ensure preservation of the hotel. The hotel is part of the National Historic Trust for Historic Hotels of America which is a programmed aimed at preserving historical landmarks.
The New Sheridan Hotel's deluxe rooms offer a number of amenities to guests of the hotel. These amenities include one hundred percent Egyptian cotton towels and sheets, radio docks, iPod clock and heated floors in the bathrooms. Guests will also find slippers, robes, iron and ironing boards in the rooms for their convenience. The guest of the New Sheridan Hotel can enjoy the safety of an in-room safe as well as a flat screen television for them to enjoy.
The New Sheridan Hotel offers the convenience of providing Internet access, that availability of having spa treatments in the room and two hot tubs on the roof. The same amenities are provided in the suites and the deluxe rooms with a view; the only difference is the view. There are also a number of options for dining during a stay at the hotel. Those that wish to leave the hotel to dine will find that Telluride has a number of options suited to meet their needs as well.
The Chop House Restaurant in the New Sheridan Hotel serves breakfast from 8am until 11:30am seven days a week. Lunch begins at 11:30am and ends at 2:30pm. Dinner is served each night from 5:30 until 9pm. The historic bar serves dinner nightly from 5:30 until 9pm; this is the only meal the bar serves. The Parlor serves breakfast from 8am until 11:30am, lunch from 11:30am until 2:30pm and dinner from 5:30pm until 9pm each day.
The New Sheridan Hotel also participates in promotions such as the Winter Ski and Outdoor Adventure Packages. Packages have limits and restrictions which can be obtained by contacting the hotel directly. Anyone that would like to stay in an actual piece of history while maintaining all the comforts of home should make a reservation to stay at the New Sheridan Hotel in Telluride, Colorado during their next ski vacation.