JEROME B. WHEELER
Former president of Macy’s department
Hotel: In the majestic Rocky Mountains.
Built by Jerome B. Wheeler, opened in
1889 at the height of the Colorado silver boom with the vision that this
hotel would “Rival the grandest hotels in the world” - and it does!
94 guest rooms including 50 suites.
The hotel was restored to its original Victorian splendor in 1985.
The guest rooms are authentic and richly detailed. Leisure areas
feature original furnishings such as Jerome’s cherrywood bar. Imagine,
it was a century ago the newly rich mining crowd rallied here to celebrate
their good fortune.
Pool, whirlpool, golf, tennis, bicycling,
skiing, snow-mobiling and cross-country skiing. Hot air ballooning,
white water rafting, hiking, horseback riding, hunting and fishing.
Five meeting and function areas for groups of up to 500. Bar and
daily dining in two different restaurants. Concierge, ski concierge,
valet and 24 hour room service.
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