Explore the wildlife and scenic landscapes of Nederland, CO!
This small town is known for its mining history and culture. The town offers various activities for everyone to enjoy. You can visit the Rocky Mountain National Park during summer and go skiing at the Eldora Mountain Resort during winter.
Because of its high elevation, Nederland offers beautiful and breath-taking landscapes that’ll make your trip picture-perfect. For scenic hiking routes, you can check out Hessie Trailhead, Eldora Mountain Resort, and the Indian Peaks Wilderness.
If you want to spice up your trip, you can visit Caribou, a nearby ghost town that’s also known for its rich tungsten mining history.
Probably Nederland’s Best Hotel Accommodations
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Here are our choices for the top hotels in Nederland, CO, in no particular order:
Goldminer Hotel – Historic Accommodation
Nederland has a vibrant mining history. But, what attracts tourists and locals to visit the town is its serene community and beautiful nature views.
At the Goldminer Hotel, you’d get these two features with an added feeling of nostalgia.
The hotel is a historic structure that was built more than 115 years ago. Since then, the hotel hasn’t really changed much. The owners decided to maintain its foundational roots to “symbolize permanence and importance.” Over the past decades, the hotel has undergone different owners and managers, and each era has retained the hotel’s value for hospitality.
Located at the center of Eldora Historic District, Goldminer Hotel is listed as a national icon at the National Register of Historic Places.
Before, the hotel had thirteen small rooms. Since it was also a hostel over the past decades, it used to serve backpackers and travelers. Now, they have renovated the rooms and trimmed it down to five suites, four bathrooms, a lobby, kitchen, and a social hall.
You can see the sitting room and lobby on the first floor. Decorated with beautiful antiques and leather chairs, anyone can feel comfortable and homey just lounging in this area.
The hotel’s large kitchen is also located on the first floor. They serve unforgettably delicious breakfasts here. The large communal table that makes guests “feel part of the Hotel cast rather than just a member of the audience.”
As for the uniquely decorated rooms, they have different configurations and bed layout. The rooms that do not have a private bath are The Spencer and The Divide, which are the smallest suites in the hotel. Every room is equipped with a TV, DVD player, and WiFi.
- 601 Klondike Ave, Nederland, CO 80466 | 303-258-7770
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The Boulder Creek Lodge – Deluxe Rustic Suites
Though it’s nice to relive the past era, there are still those who’d prefer the comforts and familiarity of modern architecture. If you’re looking for the latter, The Boulder Creek Lodge is the place for you.
This rustic accommodation is located at the heart of Nederland, so you’re close to the main attractions in town. Most of the guests at the hotel stay here because they’re skiing at the Eldora Ski Resort, which is just 10 minutes away from the property.
Coming in, you’d be welcomed by the bare wooden structure of the hotel. The open stair is a sight to behold. The lobby is also a warm place to stay and relax, especially if you’ve been driving for hours before you arrive.
Though it looks homey on the inside, the property has a lot of hotel amenities, including conference and meeting rooms. At the same time, delicious meals and freshly brewed coffee are always available at their on-site restaurant.
They also have a beautiful jacuzzi tucked in the far corner of the lodge. For a casual exercise, you can also use their fitness room. Tours and guides can be referred to by the hotel staff.
The property offers various room configurations. Some may prefer the grander suites with leather sofas and beautiful bathrooms. On the other hand, solo backpackers are welcome, too! They offer bunk bed accommodations for travelers. These rooms have shared amenities with other guests.
As for the suites, they’re equipped with a mini-refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, beautiful wooden writing desk, sofas, antique cabinets, TV, WiFi, private bathrooms, and TV.
So, if you’re up for a relaxing Nederland stay, book at The Boulder Creek Lodge for your vacation!
- 55 Lakeview Dr, Nederland, CO 80466 | 303-258-9463
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Sundance Lodge – Mountain Cabin Experience
Nederland is a beautiful town with high elevation. It’s known for its beautiful landscapes. If you want your vacation to be spent in-tune with nature, Sundance Lodge is the way to go.
This rustic hotel is surrounded by the beautiful national forest. Sitting at an altitude of 8,650 ft., you should prepare for colder weather during your stay. It came under new ownership in 2017, so bear in mind if reading older reviews.
The lodge also has its own cafe. Known by the locals, The Sundance Cafe offers amazing breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. For special occasions and requests, you can also get a hold of their premium wines. The cafe also has a bar lounge for cocktails and drinks. Though the food is spectacular, what’s impressive about eating here is the view. They have an outdoor setting which allows you to be beside the valley and its pine trees. Mornings are sure to perfect at their sun decks. The Sundance Cafe opens at 8 a.m.
For friends and families traveling to Nederland, they also have spaces available for private events.
As for the accommodations, this mountain lodge offers 12 charming suites with different bed configurations. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen Direct TV, high-speed Internet, private bath or bath-shower duo, and custom decor. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Relatively smaller than other accommodations, which makes the stay at Sundance Lodge memorable are the outstanding views all throughout the property.
For a peaceful and relaxing stay, book at Sundance Lodge for your trip!
- 23942 CO-119, Nederland, CO 80466 | 303-258-3797
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