Madeline Hotel & Residences Named Five-star Hotel in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2023 Star Awards

Forbes Travel Guide, the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its 2023 Star Awards. Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection, Telluride’s premiere alpine retreat, has received a Five-Star award, the highest Forbes Travel Guide rating possible. This is the second consecutive year the resort has been honored with this ultra-elite accolade and is just one of three Five-Star Colorado properties to be included. The hotel, owned by Flynn Properties Inc., is the only property to receive this reputable ranking in Telluride, Colorado.

Announced today on, Colorado’s chic mountain resort is recognized for its exceptional hospitality, personalized guest service, exemplary design and exquisite cuisine at Black Iron Kitchen and Bar and Timber Room with Executive Chef Bill Greenwood at the helm. Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned authority on excellence in hospitality, and Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection has proven itself to be a worthy addition, once again, to its illustrious annual Star Rating list.

“This recognition is the result of our team’s dedication to surpass guest expectations with authentic and elevated experiences that embody Telluride’s natural spirit of adventure and exploration,” said Bryan Woody, General Manager, Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection. “For the second consecutive year, our alpine resort is thrilled to be awarded this prestigious Five-Star recognition from Forbes Travel Guide.”

As a world-renowned leader in the travel industry, Forbes Travel Guide releases prestigious annual Star Ratings recognizing the top luxury hotels, restaurants and spas across the world based on rigorous anonymous professional performance evaluations of up to 900 objective standards. Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection has been determined by anonymous professionals, who independently visited the property and rated it based upon hundreds of objective standards.

Surrounded on three sides by the dramatic 14,000-foot peaks of the San Juan Mountains, Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection is a 83-room and 71-residence alpine retreat, located in the historic town of Telluride, Colorado. In May 2021, Madeline unveiled a dramatic property wide redesign by Liubasha Rose of Rose Ink Workshop. The transformation brought modern new public spaces including Timber Room, the resort’s vibrant indoor-outdoor bar and lounge that has been recognized as one of best outdoors bars in the nation, and Alpine Swim Club, an exclusive and awe-inspiring swim club and dining terrace. The resort also offers one-of-a-kind experiences for guests, inviting travelers to bring home stories of unforgettable luxury adventures in the Rocky Mountains.

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