A Guide to Ski Resort Lodging

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A Guide to Ski Resort Lodging
Curator’s statement

I believe the perfect ski resort lodging transcends mere accommodation. It's a canvas upon which unforgettable experiences are painted. Whether it's the crackle of a fireplace in a rustic cabin, the indulgent luxury of a slopeside suite or the playful charm of a family-friendly condo, each lodging option offers a unique portal to the mountain's magic.

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Where to stay

The Lodge at Spruce Peak

A luxury slopeside lodging destination located in the heart of the Spruce Peak community.

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The St. Regis Aspen Resort

This Aspen icon is walking distance to both the gondola and town highlights, and home to an award-winning spa and Ralph Lauren–designed rooms.

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The Little Nell

At the base of Ajax Mountain, Aspen’s only ski-in/ski-out hotel is the spot for a lively après scene, top people watching and personalized service.

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Ah, the thrill of carving fresh powder, the exhilaration of a perfect run and the crisp mountain air filling your lungs. Before the ski lifts and adrenaline take over, there's one crucial question: where will you rest your weary bones and refuel for tomorrow's adventures? Worry not, brave snow warriors, for this guide will navigate you through the diverse world of ski resort lodging, ensuring you find the perfect post-shred sanctuary.

From Luxurious Lodges to Rustic Retreats:

Slopeside Splendor: Immerse yourself in mountain chic at a ski-in/ski-out resort. Wake up to panoramic vistas, ski out your door onto pristine slopes and return to aprés-ski bliss without battling icy roads. Picture fireplaces crackling, hot cocoa steaming and ski stories shared by the glow of twinkling lights.

Charming Cabins: Channel your inner lumberjack in a cozy cabin nestled amid the pines. Breathe in the scent of woodsmoke, gather around a crackling fire and enjoy the tranquility of nature after a day on the slopes. These rustic retreats offer a simpler charm, perfect for intimate getaways or budget-conscious adventurers.

Family Fun Central: Condominiums offer spacious suites and fully equipped kitchens, ideal for families or groups. Enjoy game nights, home-cooked meals and movie marathons in your own living room, creating lasting memories with loved ones. Look for options with pools, hot tubs and kid-friendly activities to keep everyone entertained.

Boutique Beauty: For a touch of elegance, seek out a boutique hotel or bed and breakfast. Expect personalized service, intimate settings and often, unique architectural touches that reflect the local character. Spoil yourself with gourmet breakfasts, spa treatments and an atmosphere that whispers luxury.

Lodging is just the first chapter. Consider what else your ideal mountain haven offers:

Après-Ski Delights: Unwind with lively bars, cozy cafes and restaurants serving up hearty comfort food and refreshing drinks. Look for live music, game nights and themed events to add to the après-ski fun.

Rest and Replenish: Access to a spa is heaven after a day on the slopes. Soothe your muscles with massages, unwind in saunas and hot tubs or indulge in pampering treatments that leave you feeling revitalized.

Off-Piste Adventures: Not all fun happens on the slopes. Many resorts offer snowshoeing excursions, ice skating rinks, dog sledding or even cultural outings to nearby towns. Embrace the winter wonderland beyond the trails!

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Remember, the perfect ski resort lodging complements your travel style and budget. Channel your inner mountain explorer and book your winter wonderland haven with me.

This trip report is part of our ongoing series on Adventure Travel. In need of further inspiration? Check out Champagne Tourist’s trip report, Seize Winter Luxury: All-Inclusive Ski Deals for a Stress-Free Alpine Escape!

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