With over 3,000 skiable acres and varied terrain, Keystone is especially popular with families. Hotels in Keystone Colorado are divided between the main village, River Run, at the base of the mountain, and Lakeside Village near the lake. There are plenty of off-site hotels near Keystone Co too if you’re looking to stay elsewhere. The towns of Frisco and Silverthorne have good options to choose from.
You won’t find many traditional hotels in Keystone but there is a wide range of condos, studios, and townhouses to choose from. There aren’t many true ski-in/ski-out options here either but most of the accommodations are within easy walking distance of the lifts. We’ve picked out some of the best hotels in Keystone, one of the best ski resorts in Colorado, to help narrow down your choices.
Slopeside Condominiums are just a 50-yard walk to the Peru Express Chairlift, giving you easy access to Keystone’s 3,100 skiable acres. The condos are also in close proximity to the Mountain base area, ski and ride school, and resort dining. It’s also a short drive to River Run Village where you’ll find a host of activities to keep you busy off the slopes.
A complete exterior overhaul of the property in 2017, increased the amenities that the site has to offer. Community barbecues, patio furniture, and two rooftop hot tubs were added for the convenience of guests. The spacious accommodation also has an underground heated parking garage and ski lockers.
Lakeside Village Condominiums
It may not be close to the ski lifts but that should not deter you from staying at the Lakeside Village Condominiums because there is so much more to look forward to here. Located on Keystone Lake in the heart of Lakeside Village, you’ll find plenty to do here from ice skating, paddle boating, and paddle boarding. However, if it’s the ski slopes that you’re hankering for the free resort shuttle makes skiing easy.
You can look forward to spacious, clean accommodations here although some may feel a little dated. A full kitchen with a refrigerator, a microwave, and coffee-making facilities, plus a fireplace and other conveniences are what you’ll find in the accommodation. There is a common hot tub on-site as well as a sauna and steam room. Guests can also use the facilities of the nearby Keystone Lodge Spa and pool area.
Black Bear Lodge
Right next to the Snake River in River Run Village you’ll find the popular Black Bear Lodge. It’s one of the closest hotels in Keystone Colorado to the slopes so it’s obviously quite popular. There’s a full retail center just downstairs of the lodge with shops, coffee houses, and restaurants. The lodge also has a host of other amenities in case you decide to give the slopes a miss.
The property has the convenience of a heated underground parking garage as well as a ski storage. An outdoor hot tub is just outside the complex with a BBQ grill beside it. Guests also have access to the outdoor pool of Dakota Lodge condos a few steps away. The recently remodeled lodge has a great common area on the first floor which includes a pool table. Spacious condos come with many modern conveniences
Lone Eagle Condominiums
If you’re looking for hotels in Keystone Colorado that offer the true ski-in/ski-out experience, Lone Eagle Condominiums is your best bet. This luxury accommodation is one of the only accommodations that offer guests this facility in Keystone. A state-of-the-art ski storage facility with heated boot dryers makes it even more convenient for skiers. The property’s location in a quiet wooded setting makes it the ideal mountain getaway. River Run Village is a quick stroll from here so if you’re looking for other activities they’re an easy walk away.
Mountain inspired decor creates the perfect ambiance. Units come with fully equipped kitchens with a dishwasher and a host of other amenities for guests’ comfort. Other onsite amenities include an outdoor heated pool and hot tub, steam room, communal outdoor grill, exercise facilities, and an outdoor patio.
Hidden River Lodge
Conveniently located on the shuttle route, Hidden River Lodge is a good base in the summer and winter. It’s about a five to ten-minute walk to the Mountain House base area and the lifts from here. Keystone Lake and the Ski & Ride School are also a short walk away from the property.
This 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo features vaulted ceilings and a spacious balcony that offers great views of the mountains. Guests can enjoy a large outdoor deck with seating and tow hot tubs. A well-stocked full-sized kitchen, complimentary toiletries and a selection of books and games will enhance your stay here.
Ski Tip Lodge
This hidden gem is one of the more popular hotels in Keystone Colorado although it’s not a sprawling property but a historic B&B. Once the home of the founders of Keystone Resort, the recently renovated Ski Tip Lodge has cozy and charming living spaces. It’s a little away from the ski lifts but not too far from the action either.
Guests can choose between a private room with a queen bed and an ensuite bathroom or a two-bedroom suite. There’s also an award-winning restaurant on-site where hotel guests can enjoy a special discount. Breakfast is also complimentary as are other house-baked treats.
Gateway Mountain Lodge
Centrally located near River Run Village just off Highway 6, the Gateway Mountain Lodge is another convenient hotel near Keystone Colorado. Its great location gives you easy access to the lifts and the resort amenities. You can use the lodge’s complimentary shuttle to get around.
Accommodations vary in size, from an efficiency studio to larger one-to-four-bedroom units. Sizable living areas, full kitchens and pull-out sofas combined with a host of other conveniences are what you can look forward to at the property. The recently renovated space also has an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, and onsite-convenience store and cafe.
3 Peaks Lodge
For those looking for affordable hotels in Keystone Co the 3 Peaks Lodge is a great option. The lifts at Keystone Ski Resort are just five minutes away. However, if you don’t feel like walking, a free shuttle is available to take you anywhere in the resort. The lodge is also at a convenient distance from Arapahoe Basin for those interested in skiing there.
The rooms here are comfortable and clean with modern amenities such as a flat-screen cable TV, free Wifi, a microwave, and a refrigerator. Select rooms also have a kitchenette. Guests can enjoy a daily continental breakfast, included with the price. You’ll also find a sauna and hot tub overlooking the Keystone Mountain.
River Run Townhomes
These brand new, gorgeously designed townhomes are one of the best options if you’re looking for hotels near Keystone Co. Located in River Run just across the street from the River Run Village, these luxurious homes provide the perfect base for Keystone Ski Resort. The on-site bus stop makes commuting a breeze although you won’t have to go far for things to do. Shopping, dining, and other activities are all nearby as is the River Run Gondola. The lift is hardly 500m from the property.
River Run Townhomes offer large, modern spaces with a huge central fireplace, open kitchen and other amenities for guests’ comfort. There also multiple patios and balcony spaces. An outdoor pool, hot tub, and barbecue facilities will make your stay here even better.
Hyatt Place Keystone
Keystone’s first and only top hotel brand is Hyatt Place Keystone. There aren’t many hotels in Keystone Colorado so if you’re looking for the comfort of a traditional hotel this is where you should head. There are several bars and restaurants within walking distance from the hotel. It’s also within walking distance of the Mountain House Base Area where the ski lifts, ski school, and rentals are located. Activities at River Run and Lakeside Village are also easily accessible from here with the resort’s free shuttle.
You can choose between a spacious standard room or a suite with a private bedroom outfitted with modern conveniences. Two rooftop hot tubs provide expanse views of the mountains and are great for relaxing in after a day on the slopes. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast and also have the convenience of storing their ski gear at the hotel. The onsite bar is another popular space with guests.
Keystone Lodge & Spa
The upscale Keystone Lodge & Spa has a great location and is also competitively priced, making it one of the more popular hotels in Keystone Colorado. Surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains, and nestled between the highway and Lake Keystone, the views from the lodge are quite spectacular. Apart from skiing, the location puts you close to other activities such as snowboarding, ice skating, paddle boarding and more.
One of the highlights of staying here is the state-of-the-art spa. Guests can also relax in the steam room or the heated pool and hot tubs. Lodge-style rooms with pine furniture and large windows provide great views of the mountain and river. You can choose from a regular hotel room or a loft suite to suit your needs. Other amenities that you can look forward to at the lodge are tennis courts, three restaurants and a bar, as well as a huge meeting space and conference room.
Recommended Restaurants / Bars in Keystone Colorado:
- Ski Tip Lodge – The restaurant at the lodge is a popular place with diners for its great food and ambiance. You can enjoy a four-course meal paired with house-infused cocktails.
- Keystone Ranch – This high-end steak house is a little away from the resort but well worth the drive. The highlight of dining here is being invited into the living room for after-dinner dessert and coffee by a huge fireplace.