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Take a Peek at The Peaks Resort $11 Million Facelift

July 22, 2009 (Telluride, CO) – The Peaks Resort & Spa, the largest full-service hotel property in the Telluride area, is undergoing an $11 million dollar renovation project. The renovation is scheduled to be complete by early September and includes improvements throughout the property.

“We anticipate that the $11 million investment will rejuvenate The Peaks Resort & Spa to its former splendor, which has a long standing reputation as the anchor resort hotel in and around Telluride,” said Brent Truax, the property’s general manager.

The most significant areas of upgrades in progress, or already completed, are:

  • The Great Room. Featuring the most spectacular views in the region, the Great Room at The Peaks Resort is a signature spot for dining, gathering or simply, guest R&R. Once completed, the entire hotel entrance area and Great Room will be ADA compliant and upgraded with a more modern mountain décor, finishings and ambiance.
  • Event Deck & Fire Pit. To capitalize on the property’s unrivaled views, repair and replacement of the exterior balcony area and fire pit will result in a new event deck, able to accommodate up to 200 seated guests. Perfect for weddings, cocktail receptions, festivals, special events and corporate functions, this new open-air function space will complement the hotel’s other group amenities.
  • The Spa at The Peaks Resort. In addition to hotel upgrades, The Spa at The Peaks Resort, Colorado’s largest spa and recognized by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the nation’s best spas, recently completed a $3 million renovation to the facilities and services provided.
  • Hotel Exterior. Perhaps the most visual of the renovations, the entire property will be painted a more natural palette to complement the hotel’s surroundings.
  • Guest Rooms. Continued renovation and the installation of new furniture packages in-room will also be completed as part of the renovation.
  • Other Areas of Improvement. Roof re-flashing and re-tiling, as well as major mechanical updates and repairs are underway.

Want to take a peek at the latest renovations? Take advantage of summer in the mountains with our San Juan Golf & Spa Package. A getaway that will challenge your handicap or sooth your spirit and soul, spend your time just the way you like – enjoy a breathtaking round of golf on the country’s highest altitude championship golf course or put your feet up during a relaxing treatment of your choice at our world-renowned The Spa at The Peaks Resort. Offering the best of both worlds, our package includes luxurious accommodations and one round of golf daily per adult or one $150 spa credit daily per adult. Call 1-866-282-4557 for reservations.

About The Peaks Resort & Spa

The Peaks Resort & Spa is Telluride’s premiere full-service resort hotel. The property includes 168 beautifully appointed guest rooms including 32 suites, as well as 14 penthouse condominiums and 30 two, three, four and five bedroom mountainside cabins – all with astounding mountain views. The resort offers slopeside access in the winter and is the home to the Pro Shop for the Telluride Golf Club championship course. Onsite dining includes Palmyra, the Great Room, The Lift, Legends and Deep End Grill (summer only), as well as in-room private dining.

The onsite Spa at The Peaks Resort, at 42,000 sq. ft., is the largest spa in Colorado. The Spa features 32 treatment rooms and a variety of relaxing and rejuvenating signature treatments. The Spa also encompasses a full service salon, fully-equipped fitness center including Pilates and yoga studios, certified fitness instructors providing a variety of private and group classes, three-lane lap pool with Telluride's only indoor water slide, indoor climbing wall, gender specific steam rooms, saunas and Roman tubs, and indoor/outdoor heated pool and hot tubs. www.thepeaksresort.com/spa

Contact

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Mike Hess
mhess@thepeaksresort.com
970-708-0336