The hotels of Breckenridge, Colorado, embrace the alpine cool of the Rocky Mountains – there’s access to the slopes, warming fireplaces, and mountain scenery aplenty.
This former mining town, dating back to the 1880s, is one of the most enchanting mountain destinations in the United States. History can be explored in the well-preserved downtown area while the Rocky Mountains provide the perfect playground for year-round adventures. In the summer, tourists flock to Breck – as the locals call it – for fresh mountain air, Colorado sunshine, and local festivals, while the winter months bring world-class snow sports and a lively après-ski scene. Here’s where to stay on your trip.
Housed in a picturesque mountain chalet, The Lodge at Breckenridge boasts some of the best views of the impressive Tenmile Range. The rustic rooms are trimmed with wood beams, have eco-friendly toiletries and are spacious enough for all your outdoor gear. The property also has two private homes to rent, perfect for larger groups and longer stays. In whatever season you visit, take a soak in the outdoor hot tubs, positioned to maximize the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains.
Equidistant from the base of Breckenridge’s Peak 9 and Main Street, Marriott’s Mountain Valley Lodge offers easy access to everything this mountain town has to offer. The apartment-style rooms come with kitchens, balconies, and living areas. The wider resort also has outdoor barbecues, fire pits, an outdoor pool, and a games room. If you don’t fancy tackling the slopes, head to Main Street where colorful Victorian houses have been converted into lively restaurants and charming shops.
Ski right up to the Crystal Peak Lodge, one of the few true ski-in/ski-out properties in Breckenridge. The condo-style guest rooms range from one to four bedrooms and include cozy fireplaces, kitchens, and balconies overlooking the base of Peak 7 (watch all the action from the comfort of your room). The nearby gondola affords easy access to Main Street.
The team behind Gravity Haus has re-imagined what a mountain hotel should offer. The slope-side 60-room retreat includes a social club for remote workers, frequent visitors and outdoor enthusiasts. The modern interior is equal parts form and function, with non-traditional layouts including queen-sized bunk beds and twin-bed rooms for solo travelers. The common areas create a sense of community; restaurant Cabin Juice serves nightly family-style dinners, while guests pair with pro skiers or cyclists in organized workshops.
Settle into luxury at One Ski Hill Place, where a warm, inviting interior delivers a reprieve from a snowy day on the slopes. Just steps from the base of Peak 8, there’s effortless access to four chairlifts and the gondola into town. After a day on the powder, relax in the indoor or outdoor pool, curl up in front of the many fireplaces, grab a drink at the lively après-ski bar or gather with friends in the bowling alley.
Sleeping up to eight per room, the large floorplans here are great for larger groups. Each uniquely decorated by their owner, and managed by an on-site rental agency, the condos offer a convenient location for both the town and the Snowflake ski lift. Guests can also access the Upper Village pool and hot tubs which are a short drive away, or there are barbecues, picnic areas and a fitness center on site.
A short drive to town and the slopes, this resort is located on 6 acres (2.5ha) of pristine mountain scenery. The contemporary, country decor features an enormous fireplace, intimate seating areas and exposed wood beams. The one- and two-bedroom villas include sleek kitchens, private balconies and sleep up to six. Unwind by the fire pit or take a ride down the indoor waterslide after taking part in one of the many activities the resort offers.
This collection of condos and townhouses are nestled between hundreds of evergreen trees just a short walk from the gondola. Ranging from studio apartments to three-bedroom homes, the rustic interiors complement the natural beauty found just outside the door. The lodge features five hot tubs, an outdoor pool and two fitness centers. Guests can also access the amenities at One Ski Hill Place.
Watch skiers barrel down the mountain from the warmth of your room at the Hyatt Residence Club. The hotel has a fantastic location, within walking distance of outdoor activities and the heart of historic Breckenridge. The western-inspired decor highlights the history of the town, while simultaneously providing a relaxed atmosphere. The apartment-style rooms feature large kitchens and the resort has a heated pool, numerous hot tubs and a gym.
One of the only major hotels on Main Street, the location is central to the best shopping and dining in Breckenridge. The clean, no-frills rooms offer everything you need for a mountain getaway including kitchens and a free breakfast – you can even bring your four-legged friend. The mountain views are best enjoyed in the year-round heated pool.
Rustic meets elegance at BlueSky. Located just steps from the Snowflake lift, the condominium complex offers convenience and comfort. The condos are rented out by the owner and all share a gorgeous, heated swimming pool overlooking the pine trees. Most units have balconies to take in the mountain vistas and some have a private hot tub.
True to its name, the Village is found in the heart of the lively downtown area. The all-suite rooms have up to four bedrooms, all with kitchens. The location is just steps from the base of Peak 9, which is home to Ski School and the high-speed Quicksilver chairlift. The lodge offers a complimentary shuttle service around town, four hot tubs and an indoor/outdoor pool.