The Aspen Highlands ski resort is a great choice for families, and experts will find plenty to challenge them. It’s one of four mountains that make up the Aspen/Snowmass conglomerate, so you’ll have access to all of Aspen’s top skiing and snowboarding.
Aspen Highlands is also home to the Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands, a luxury mountain resort that is slopeside and features a unique blend of authentic Western ambiance and renowned Ritz-Carlton service.
Built in 1889, Hotel Jerome is one of the oldest and most historic hotels in Aspen. It was constructed by a co-owner of Macy’s, Jerome Wheeler, who wanted to create a hotel that equalled European ones in its refinements and amenities.
It’s a landmark resort that mixes contemporary luxury with historic charm at the base of Aspen Mountain. All guest rooms are decorated with unique artwork and custom furnishings. Some have oversize bathtubs and walk-in showers, and select suites have separate living spaces.
There’s also a spa with three treatment rooms and natural treatments inspired by the Roaring Fork Valley. The hotel’s location is perfect for skiing and hiking Aspen Highlands, Snowmass, and Buttermilk Mountains.
Dining options include Prospect, an elegant modern bistro that turns local ingredients into hearty favourites for lunch and dinner. J-Bar serves a range of classics and the Living Room offers small plates and sandwiches throughout the day.
The 126-room Limelight Hotel has an updated modern aesthetic that feels as much like Aspen itself as it does a quaint mountain lodge. It offers tons of inclusive perks, including transportation to and from the airport and all area lifts, Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, gym and early mountain access with professional guides.
The hotel also has a cozy lounge restaurant that serves tasty apres (also known as happy hour) treats. This is a good choice for couples who are looking for a stylish and relaxing place to stay during their winter vacation in Aspen.
The rooms are modern and contemporary with plump beds and sleek furniture. Each has a flat-screen TV and Keurig coffee maker. The lobby and pool deck are also relaxing places to spend time. It’s a great base for exploring all that Aspen has to offer.
The Little Nell
A Relais & Chateaux property with 92 spacious accommodations, Little Nell blends the luxury of a small country inn with personalized service and amenities of a grand hotel. Each guest room and suite features a gas log fireplace, down-filled sofas or lounge chairs, a mini bar and furnished balconies with city or mountain views.
Located at the base of Aspen Mountain, The Little Nell offers unparalleled ski-in, ski-out access and a sophisticated, yet intimate ambiance. A cosmopolitan yet intimate atmosphere provides a welcome respite from the hectic pace of modern living and an intuitive and thoughtful staff delivers the finest in luxury services, exclusive adventures and amenities designed to rejuvenate mind, body and spirit.
A stay at The Little Nell is a dream come true for all types of travelers. Whether you’re a celebrity or a CEO, a millionaire or a hedge funder, everyone at The Little Nell is treated like a VIP.
Located at the base of the Highlands Bowl ski area, this luxury hotel mixes authentic Western ambience with renowned Ritz-Carlton service. Enjoy daily valet ski service, explore new heights on 125 trails or take advantage of a well-appointed spa and fitness center.
Guests can make use of a complimentary breakfast, free in-town transportation and adventure concierge. The hotel also offers an outdoor pool and hot tub, a vibrant lounge and happy hour, pet-friendly rooms, and ski storage.
After a day of skiing, apres-ski is the best time to experience the town’s nightlife. The base area has a handful of bars, pubs and restaurants, but the main hub is Aspen, where all of the action happens.