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The Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge One of the Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World

Publish Date: 22-Oct-2012

TELLURIDE, CO Monday, October 22, 2012

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Phone: (888) 728-3318

Condé Nast Traveller Recognizes The Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge as One of the Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World

2012 Readers’ Choice Awards rank the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge No. 70 in the Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World

Condé Nast Traveler magazine has released its annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey naming the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge in Telluride, Colorado as No. 70 in the coveted Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World list. A record 46,476 Condé Nast Traveler readers cast ballots to rate the world's most celebrated cities and islands, hotels and resorts, cruise ships and airlines. The survey asked readers to review properties and related experiences by evaluating their Service, Location, Design, Food, Activities and Rooms to recognize the crème de la crème of travel. Results will be published in Condé Nast Traveler’s November 2012 issue.


“As a residential property we are honored to be recognized among the best hotels and resorts worldwide and top resorts in the Western United States. This award is an acknowledgment of the quality and dedication of our staff.  They all take great pride in helping create memorable experiences that tap into peoples’ passions by exposing guests to all of the wondrous things that the Telluride region has to offer. Our goal is to make each guest feel valued and pampered while enriching their travel experience” said Rick Houston, Regional General Manager for Fairmont Heritage Place.

Condé Nast Traveler readers rated the Service at the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge with 97.8 points out of a possible 100; a rating that illustrates the dedication of the staff to not only provide exceptional service, but to engage each guest and provide them with Telluride’s local flavor. Unusually special amenities at the lodge include complimentary transportation from local airports, complimentary valet parking, 24-hour access to property’s renowned Himmel Spa and its hassle free no tipping policy. The Rooms experience was awarded a 97.8 rating. Featuring spacious 2 or 3-bedroom residences with a full kitchen, patio, BBQ grill, fireplace, washer/dryer, luxurious bathrooms and a spacious living room and dining room, residents have all of the comforts of a home with the services of a luxury hotel.

Telluride is recognized for its spectacular 360-degree views and it’s well preserved historic small town feel. The Location of the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge was given a perfect 100 points. Situated at the base of the Telluride Ski Area’s Lift 4-Village Express in the Mountain Village Core, guests enjoy the ease of skiing some of the world’s best terrain with complimentary ski valet and non-existent lift lines. In the summer, the lodge sits amidst the area’s top hiking and biking trails and is a free, 13-minute gondola ride to the weekly summer festivals for which Telluride is acclaimed.

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Fairmont Heritage Place, the private residence club division of the global luxury hotel company Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, is a collection of extraordinary residences offering vacation home ownership in some of the world’s most sought after locations. Whether perched 10,000 feet up a mountain, at the base of the ski slopes, a toe’s length from a barefoot stroll along the beach, or part of an urban oasis, Fairmont Heritage Place properties are exquisite in their luxurious décor and design. With uncompromising attention to detail, the finest comforts of home and a true reflection of the local destination, each property offers privileged access to an array of personalized services and amenities ensuring owners and guest feel at home. For additional information please visit: