The Observatory at Alta Lakes


Summer rate (Memorial Day to Labor Day): 1-6 Guests $850/night, 7+ Guests $950/night
Winter rate: 1-6 Guests $750/night, 7+ Guests $850/night
We do offer a 10% discount on the nightly rate for 6+ nights
Two night minimum stay in summertime
Cleaning Fee: $200
Optional Wi-Fi: $20/day
Special Events/Weddings:  Maximum of 45 people

Please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information about Special Events/Weddings.


Rental Policies

The Observatory is Pet Friendly ($50 fee per pet)
The Observatory is a NON SMOKING FACILITY.
Upon booking, a security deposit is due to guarantee the reservation.
There are NO REFUNDS.  We are happy to reschedule based upon availability.
Check in is usually at 4pm (2pm in snow season) and check out is at 11am.

Early Check-In Request: Summer Stays Only: $100 for an early check in time of 2pm (regular check in time is 4pm); Guest must request at least 3 days in advance of check-in and owner must confirm early check-in.

Transport Charge: We can transport people/gear for $100 roundtrip per snowmobile (2 people per sled).

A two night minimum is required for major local festivals (eg. Bluegrass, Blues & Brews, The Mountain Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival) and the following holidays:

New Year´s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

No reservation is booked and confirmed until the security deposit has been received by The Observatory at Alta Lakes, LLC.

To make a reservation please fill out the form below.

NOTE: If you submit a reservation request and do not hear from us within 48hrs, please send a quick note to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . THANK YOU!


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