The Best Luxury Hotels to Book in Aspen, Colorado

Aspen is a hot vacation spot for the rich and famous, with luxury accommodation that exceeds expectations
Aspen is a hot vacation spot for the rich and famous, with luxury accommodation that exceeds expectations | Courtesy of Dan Leeth / Alamy Stock Photo
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8 December 2020
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Aspen, Colorado is not only home to an incredible mountain range, but also to record-breaking real estate. Red Mountain has been nicknamed “Billionaire Mountain,” so it’s no wonder that it’s a hot vacation spot for the rich and famous. Below is a round-up of the best luxury hotels in the area to ensure your stay in Aspen exceeds your expectations – bookable on Culture Trip.

W Aspen

A suite at Sky Residences boasts modern design, eclectic furniture and unique features
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The W Aspen carves out a new era of luxury. Nestled at the base of the mountain, this hotel has access to all the slopes, not to mention panoramic views. The interior is as luxurious as its location, so retreating here after a long day on the slopes is a real treat, with a pool and fitness center to stretch aching muscles. If skiing isn’t for you, the hotel offers a range of outdoor activities, including paragliding, rock climbing, paddleboarding and whitewater rafting.

Owl Creek Homes

Double room at Owl Creek features antique furniture, an ensuite bathroom and forest views from the balcony
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Located at the Two Creeks chairlift in Snowmass, these residences are slope-side, making them popular amongst ardent skiers. These four-bedroom townhomes, with large open spaces, fully equipped kitchens, media rooms and fireplaces in both the living room and master bedroom, are sure to keep you cozy. Each residence also has steam showers and a secluded, private hot tub – the ideal spot for private après-ski.

Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands

Outdoor pool area at Ritz-Carlton Club Aspen features red deckchairs, green umbrellas and wooden chalets
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Ski-in, ski-out has an added layer of luxury at the Ritz-Carlton in Aspen. Situated at the base of Aspen Highlands, the club offers spacious two- and three-bedroom condos with leather sofas, natural stone fireplaces and warm wood finishes, plus fully equipped kitchens and bathrooms that have double vanities and heated Italian marble floors. The luxury continues beyond the rooms, with a members’ lounge for après-ski, heated pools and hot tubs, a spa and fitness center, along with a games room and the Ritz Kids program.

Hyatt Residence Club Grand Aspen

The front entrance to the Hyatt Residence Club Grand Aspen covered in snow with a blue sky backdrop
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Next to Ajax Mountain, the Hyatt Residence Club Grand Aspen offers luxury with comfort in mind. Cozy fireplaces, private balconies, grand kitchens, spa tubs and steam showers are just a few of the features on offer for some relaxation and rejuvenation. With studios or one-, two- and three-bed accommodations available, there is something for families of all sizes – what’s more, each room boasts mountain or Aspen views for you to admire at sunrise or sunset.

Hotel Jerome

The grand sittiing area at Hotel Jerome covered in antique furniture and art
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Described as a modern Aspen landmark since 1889, Hotel Jerome is one of the town’s social hubs. From the days of cowboys to the modern day, the iconic Hotel Jerome has seen it all and has the stories and memorabilia to prove it. It’s the spot to go for history and culture, and it’s the perfect location for shopping and nightlife, too. If an early night or bit of relaxation is what you’re looking for, head for the hotel’s spa and pool.

The St Regis Aspen Resort

The St Regis Aspen Resort circular outdoor pool with sun loungers and plants
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The St Regis Aspen Resort is a five-star luxury destination nestled at the base of Aspen Mountain that embodies rustic elegance. Rooms are custom furnished by Ralph Lauren, the linens are 400-thread count and there is 24-hour butler service. With enviable views and easy access to the mountain, it’s the perfect location for ski lovers. Known as an award-winning wellness destination, the St Regis is home to a spa, heated outdoor pool and hot tubs that all overlook Aspen Mountain. Home to exceptional culinary experiences, the resort is also known for its après-ski with handcrafted cocktails.

The Little Nell

Double room at the Little Nell features modern design and abstract art
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At the Little Nell, hospitality is their passion, and this shines through, making it one of Aspen’s most luxurious and personal accommodations. With concierges in the lobby and on the mountains, guests at the Little Nell are cared for along every step of their stay. Babysitting services, a pet menu, dinner reservations, personal trainers, massages or even grocery delivery, no request is too much here. The cuisine is local and comforting and will replenish you after a day on the slopes, and with a wine cellar that has 20,000 bottles of wine, you’re sure to have everything you need for a stay here.

Viceroy

Double room at the Viceroy Snowmass features modern design and garden views
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The Viceroy has provided Aspen with a decade of mountaintop luxury. Surrounded by Snowmass, it’s the perfect location for a ski trip or weekend getaway. Restaurants offer local flavors and dishes, and there is a pool terrace and café to showcase the views. The 7,000sqft (650sqm) wellness spa is Ute Indian-inspired and offers a variety of treatments to promote relaxation and soothe any aches or tension. Rooms are equally as luxurious, and comfortable king-sized beds are all you need to collapse into after a long day for a perfect night’s sleep.

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