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Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection named five-star hotel in Forbes Travel Guide's 2022 star awards

TELLURIDE, Colo. (April 26, 2022) – Forbes Travel Guide, the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its 2022 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. The hotel 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, recent property wide transformation and vibrant new restaurant, Timber Room. The resort is one of just three Five-Star Colorado properties included on the list and the only newcomer in the state to receive this ultra-elite accolade. 

Forbes Travel Guide is a world-renowned authority in genuine Five-Star service, and Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection is the latest addition to its prestigious annual Star Rating list.   

“This recognition is the result of our team’s passion to exceed guest expectations and their commitment to provide a memorable experience that cannot be found anywhere else in the world,” said Bryan Woody, General Manager, Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection. “We are honored to receive this prestigious Five-Star recognition from Forbes Travel Guide for the first time in Madeline’s history.”

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. 

Last spring, the resort unveiled 83 transformed guestrooms designed by Liubasha Rose of Rose Ink Workshop, as well as modern new public spaces including Timber Room, a vibrant new indoor-outdoor bar and lounge that has been recognized as one of best outdoors bars in the U.S. The resort also introduced Alpine Swim Club, an exclusive and awe-inspiring new swim club and dining terrace. To complement its physical transformation, Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection debuted new, one-of-a-kind experiences for guests, inviting travelers to bring home stories of unforgettable luxury adventures in the Rocky Mountains. This summer, the property will host its second annual Alpine Cookout, featuring renowned chefs such as Texas all-star Chef Dean Fearing, Phoenix famed chef Mark Tarbell, Santa Fe legend Mark Kiffin, and Celebrity Chef Viet Pham of Utah, who will collaborate with Madeline’s Executive Chef, Bill Greenwood. Guests can choose from a variety of adventure-focused & unique summer experiences which abound at the chic Telluride retreat this season.