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Join Historic Hotels of the Rockies

Do you own a historic hotel in the Rocky Mountain Time Zone? If so, read more about joining Historic Hotels of the Rockies.

Thank you for your time and energy well spent on the Historic Hotels of the Rockies. I will most certainly pass this on to our outside sales and marketing desk.
The data truly reflects an interest in historic properties and an outstanding job.

Thank you,

Mike   Darby

Irma Hotel

Cody, WY


Romantic Adventure with Historic Tradition
Historic Hotels of the Rockies (HHR) strives to attract visitors to our member hotels by capitalizing on our legendary history and image. These hotels provide an authentic, friendly, and quality visitor experience in conjunction with their respective communities. We focus on marketing that is difficult for our hotels to accomplish individually.

Our mission is to provide mutual support and to advance the common interests of our member hotels.


  • Hotel meets National Register of Historic Places requirements
  • Hotel is maintained in a manner which enhances and is appropriate to the building's historic character
  • Hotel offers guests unique and memorable accommodations which reflect well upon all other members
  • Hotel is at least 50 years old
  • Hotel  is in the Rocky Mountain Time Zone



  • Organization is over 26 years old, established in 1983
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation used the Historic Hotels of the Rockies association's model to establish the Historic Hotels of America association in 1989
  • This group of hotels appeals to travelers interested in cultural and heritage tourism, motivating them to visit multiple properties
  • Website, active for 20 years, describes each property and links directly to your website. Site consistently receives high rankings on primary search engines. Coming soon: More Road Trips
  • Mobile Phone Website,  Smart cell phones are being used for search on the road and away from the pc. This area is growing rapidly and we are there at
  • “Book Now” links directly to your property’s online booking engine. No commission to pay! In addition there are phone and email reservations.
  • Public Relations and Media Communications campaign distributes press releases and maintains a press kit to encourage travel writers and journalists to write stories about the association and member properties.



Dues are between $550-$1000 per year. $500 base fee then add $10 per room with a cap of $1000.


Membership Information Request
I look forward to speaking with you about Historic Hotels of The Rockies. Use the form below to email me, and I will be back in touch to provide more information about our group.

Warmest regards,
Jim Osterfoss, VP of Historic Hotels of the Rockies

Office Contact:
Jane Branigan
222 East 17th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001