Most of the Western ski resorts were formerly mining towns but Beaver Creek was specifically built with one purpose in mind, its guests. Its beautifully designed village is the beating heart of the resort, with heated sidewalks and strategically placed escalators. Locating a ski-in/ski-out hotel in Beaver Creek is pretty easy as most of the best hotels in Beaver Creek offer this convenience.
What makes Beaver Creek stand out as one of the best ski resorts in Colorado is the resort’s continued commitment towards its guests. One of the most striking features of the resort is its delicious chocolate chip cookies, distributed freely, piping hot, at the base of the slopes in the afternoon. New amenities and upgrades are constantly added to the resort’s repertoire. However, the downside to such a fine resort is finding an affordable place to stay. Although you’ll find plenty of accommodation here, Beaver Creek is definitely not for bargain hunters. If you’re looking for cheaper accommodation, the charming town of Avon below has plenty.
Nestled at the base of Beaver Creek Ski resort you’ll find Creekside. This hidden gem offers guests the convenience of ski-in/ski-out access to the ski terrain on Beaver Creek Mountain. It is also within walking distance of the Beaver Creek Village. The recently renovated property has a distinctive European charm with modern decor and a host of amenities.
You can choose to stay in two, three or four-bedroom residences equipped with woodburning fireplaces and modern conveniences. The property also features a year-round outdoor hot tub, an outdoor pool, a luxurious ski club, and a health and fitness room. Added to this, guests also have the convenience of using the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service to get around.
This premier mountain resort on the eastern slopes of Beaver Creek prides itself on being a living museum with one of the largest private collections of Western art in the United States. At Saddleridge, one of the finest accommodations in Beaver Creek, you’ll find plenty of antique furnishings and artifacts. The Saddleridge restaurant with its vaulted ceilings is also extremely popular with skiers.
Spacious three and four-bedroom villas feature elegant Western-style decor. Jacuzzi tubs, steam showers, and full kitchens are some of the amenities you can look forward to in these tasteful villas. The property also has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub and a sauna. Another great thing about Saddleridge is that it offers you ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes. Alternatively, you could use the shuttle bus to get to the lifts.
Poste Montane Lodge by East West
Poste Montane Lodge is less than a five-minute walk from the Buckaroo Gondola making it another convenient hotel in Beaver Creek for skiers. Located in the heart of the Beaver Creek Village, this European style lodge puts you in close proximity to many dining, shopping and other attractions in the village.
Spacious, unique rooms that range from large suites to a regular deluxe lodge room come equipped with working fireplaces, a huge bathroom with a tub and a host of modern conveniences. Guests can also enjoy a full complimentary breakfast, free parking, an on-site hot tub, a sauna, and a steam room. Thursdays are for complimentary cookies, popcorn, and lemonade while Tuesdays are about the Après Parties. Complimentary wine, cheese, and cookies are Tuesday’s specials.
If you’re looking for a luxury hotel in Beaver Creek, the Park Hyatt is a great option. Located right in the heart of Beaver Creek Village, the hotel puts you in close proximity to everything, whether it’s dining, galleries, tennis or ice skating. Besides providing ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes, guests can also catch the Buckaroo Express Gondola from just behind the resort. The hotel also provides a lift-side ski valet, ski rentals and boot fittings.
Quite predictably, the 190 rooms at the Park Hyatt are modern and luxurious with a lodge-style design. Guests can also opt to stay in one of the 23 suites which feature dining areas, kitchenettes, and bathtubs. Onsite amenities include a heated outdoor pool, five hot tubs, a spa, a modern gym, and a fitness studio. There is also a good range of kid-friendly amenities. When it comes to dining and drinking, guests are spoilt for choice with the number of options available.
Beaver Creek Lodge, Autograph Collection
About 200 meters from Strawberry Park Express -12 ski lift you’ll find the Beaver Creek Lodge, from Marriott’s Autograph collection. This all-suite ski-in/ski-out hotel in Beaver Creek is in close proximity to various dining options and outdoor fun. Guests also have the convenience of a concierge service and free shuttle service around the village.
Spacious studios and one-and two-bedroom suites have separate living areas that look out on the mountain or river. All suites have kitchenettes or fully equipped kitchens and a host of other conveniences. The hotel also features an onsite restaurant, heated indoor and outdoor pool, a hot tub, and a fitness center plus a sauna and steam room.
The Osprey, A RockResort
Less than 30 feet from the Strawberry Park Express chairlift is The Osprey. This hotel in Beaver Creek has the distinction of being the closest hotel to a ski lift in North America. Quite naturally, the resort offers ski-in/ski-out access to Beaver Creek Resort. From The Osprey, it’s only a five-minute walk to the shops and galleries in Beaver Creek.
RockResorts’ signature boutique hotel is sophisticated and charming with clean, modern designs. The guest rooms offer an elegant fusion of urban chic design elements with rustic undertones. All rooms have modern amenities like flat-screen TVs, MP3 docks and Keurig coffee makers. The bathrooms are also luxurious with most rooms featuring shower/tub combos.
Guests can look forward to a wide range of amenities here from a family room for kids to the Osprey’s bar and casual restaurant. A year-round outdoor heated pool, hot tub, and steam and sauna are also popular with guests. Skiers can use the services of the ski valet and the free ski shuttle service. The flip side to all these luxuries is the hefty daily resort fee.
Borders Lodge is another hotel in Beaver Creek that offers guests ski-to-door access or free local shuttles. Situated just a few steps from the Elkhorn lift and at a walking distance from the village, the lodge is a unique combination of seclusion and convenience. Its hillside location provides spectacular views of the Beaver Creek Mountain.
A recent renovation added more sophistication to the interior common areas with red birch woodwork, custom granite selections and wool carpeting. Accommodations range from deluxe studio units to 4-bedroom condos all tastefully decorated and filled with amenities such as a gas fireplace and full kitchen. The accommodations also feature a private balcony or patio. Blending the comfort of a private residence with the service of a hotel, the lodge offers daily housekeeping, a front desk, and complimentary on-demand shuttle service. Guests can also enjoy the outdoor heated pool and two hot tubs.
Within walking distance of Beaver Creek Village is The Charter, managed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. Considered one of the best lodging options in the area, the European inspired hotel in Beaver Creek has a host of amenities for guests to enjoy.
An indoor lap pool, hot tubs, and a game room are some of the amenities that you can look forward to here. Guests can choose from luxury hotel rooms and individually owned 1-5 bedroom condominiums outfitted with modern conveniences. There are also two on-site restaurants on the property and a full-service spa.
The Pines Lodge, A RockResort
The Pines Lodge is another hotel in Beaver Creek by RockResort that offers guests the convenience of a ski-to-door option. The upscale alpine chalet is a luxurious escape with a great location just steps away from Beaver Creek’s ski slopes. Beaver Creek Village is also easily accessible from the lodge. The Pines Lodge is big on amenities, combined with exceptional customer service, ensuring a memorable stay.
Luxurious guest rooms range from singles to expansive multi-room penthouse condominiums and townhouses. Some rooms offer spectacular views of the resort through a distinctive bay window. All lodging comes with a host of amenities such as a refrigerator, iPod docking station, ski-boot heaters, flat-screen TV and complimentary Starbucks coffee and bottled water. You’ll also find complimentary toiletries and cozy bathrobes.
Away from the rooms, you can enjoy fine dining at the onsite award-winning restaurant, the Grouse Mountain Grill or relax in the outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi tub after a day on the slopes. Guests can also indulge in a massage in the comfort of their own room.
If you’re interested in a moderately priced ski-in/ski-out accommodation, Townsend Place is where you should look. Offering some of the best value condominiums just steps from the ski way and two blocks from the main village, this hotel in Beaver Creek is extremely popular.
Accommodations vary from one-or two-bedroom condominiums. Each condo has a wood-burning fireplace, washer and dryer units and a fully equipped kitchen. Onsite ski lockers are also available. The new hot tub is a welcome addition to the property.
The Ritz Carlton
Nestled into the hillside of Beaver Creek on Bachelor Gulch, The Ritz Carlton has an air of exclusivity. It combines luxury with some great outdoor adventures so if you’re looking to splurge on a hotel in Beaver Creek, the Ritz is a great option. The property has a traditional ski chalet feel with exposed wood beams and stone walls in the lobby as well as a cozy fireplace in most rooms. Featuring an in-house ski and snowboard outfitter and ski concierge, the property also has ski-to-door access.
Its prime location means that guests can enjoy some scenic views of the Beaver Creek Mountain or the Eagle River Valley from the comfort of their spacious room. Luxurious lodge-style rooms, suites, and residences feature stone fireplaces and wood accents. Off the slopes, guests can rejuvenate at the 21,000 square foot spa whilst children are kept busy at the resort’s kids’ programs. An outdoor swimming pool, a gym with personal trainers and five dining options add to the comfort of staying here.
Recommended Restaurants / Bars in Beaver Creek:
- Grouse Mountain Grill – The award-winning restaurant located in The Pine Lodge serves up a delectable treat of contemporary Colorado cuisine. It’s quite popular during season time so it’s a good idea to make a reservation.
- Talons Restaurant – Located at the base of Larkspur Bowl this restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy an apres drink. It also offers a variety of food options but the rates are quite steep.