There’s something thrilling about a hotel you can ski into or out of, and, as you’d expect, Colorado has some great ones to consider for your next trip. Ranging in price, from reasonably affordable for the perks to much more expensive, these slopeside accommodations are luxurious options for your next holiday.
While all of these hotels claim ski-in/ski-out status, their definition may vary. Some are on the mountain, others are right at the base. Some actually allow you to ski right up to your hotel, and likely right out to the lifts. Other times you ski to the bottom of the run, where you unstrap and walk just a minute or so to your accommodation (yet they still are considered ski-in).
Either way, these are among the nicest slopeside choices for a winter holiday. Enhance your vacation with a luxury hotel in Colorado to ensure a trip you’ll always remember.
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Here are our choices for the best ski-in/ski-out hotels in Colorado, in no particular order:
Iron Horse Resort – Winter Park
Featuring cozy condos boasting fireplaces and private balconies, a stay at Winter Park’s Iron Horse Resort puts you in close proximity to the lifts and the Winter Park Base Village. Plus, it’s a quick shuttle ride away from town for shopping and dining. This resort also includes a hot tub and heated pool open year round to enjoy.
There are far more luxurious ski-in/ski-out options on this list, but if convenient mountain access in Winter Park is your primary focus, this is a solid option to consider.
- 101 Iron Horse Way Building C, Winter Park, CO 80482
- Check prices, availability or book Iron Horse Resort
The Little Nell – Aspen
This five-star luxury hotel is Aspen’s only ski-in/ski-out offering, and it’s a looker. With 92 chic rooms, plentiful fine dining, cocktails and wine offerings, as well as stellar amenities like personal fitness coaching, babysitting, and even the ability to procure a specially arranged menu for your pet, the Little Nell lives up to its idyllic surroundings.
- 675 E Durant Ave, Aspen, CO 81611 | 970-920-4600
- Check prices, availability or book The Little Nell
As the winner of Travel & Leisure’s Top Resort Hotels in Colorado for 2021, Viceroy Snowmass boasts a 7,000-sq-ft spa, fantastic restaurants, and convenient ski-in/ski-out access to satisfying slopes and iconic mountain views. Whether you’re enjoying a cocktail and some live music in the resort’s bar or a soak in the hot tub under the stars, this is a place that pulls out all the stops to ensure your stay is memorable.
- 130 Wood Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615 | 970-923-8000
- Check prices, availability or book Viceroy Snowmass
Grand Hyatt Vail
Located at the base of Vail Mountain, Grand Hyatt Vail bills itself as Vail’s most convenient ski-in/ski-out hotel. The resort offers luxurious rooms, fine drinks and dining with snowy mountains in view, and quick access to Vail’s best local attractions, which range from snowmobiling to dog sledding to wildflower-viewing in the summer.
- 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, CO 81657 | 970-476-1234
- Check prices, availability or book Grand Hyatt Vail
One Ski Hill Place – Breckenridge
Nestled under Breckenridge’s Peak 8, One Ski Hill Place is a ski-in/ski-out resort that offers high-end condo rentals, a luxury spa, bars, restaurants and in-room dining, and even a bowling alley, all just a short walk away from the lifts. There’s also seasonal gondola access close by that makes getting to and from the heart of downtown Breckenridge quick and easy.
- 1521 Ski Hill Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424 | 970-547-8800
- Check prices, availability or book One Ski Hill Place
Madeline Hotel & Residences – Telluride
With a design thoughtfully inspired by its rugged Rocky Mountain surroundings, this resort sets itself apart with unique events, like the Eventus Outdoors X Madeline, which brings world famous athletes and attendees together for a weekend of snowshoeing, fat-tire biking, ice climbing, heli-assisted skiing, live music performances, and conversation. The Madeline Hotel & Residences invites you to go home with a story, whether its recounting an idyllic day on the slopes, something unforgettable you ate in its Black Iron Kitchen & Bar, or thinking back to the thrilling experience of climbing up a frozen waterfall.
- 568 Mountain Village Blvd, Telluride, CO 81435 | 970-369-0880
- Check prices, availability or book Madeline Hotel & Residences
The Arrabelle at Vail Square
This European-inspired ski-in/ski-out luxury resort boasts 81 exquisite guestrooms and condominiums, a 10,000-square-foot spa, an ice skating risk, fire pits, and gastropub. With special perks like in-room fireplaces, a full-service business center, and a pet-friendly policy that lets furry friends be a part of your trip, the Arrabelle easily makes the list for being one of the best ski-in/ski-out hotels in Colorado.
- 675 Lionshead Pl, Vail, CO 81657 | 888-688-8055
- Check prices, availability or book The Arrabelle at Vail Square
The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch – Avon
Surrounded by towering peaks and stately pine trees, this ski-in/ski-out hotel has a well-earned reputation for its diverse fine dining offerings, which range from Colorado-inspired dishes to Japanese specialties. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is part of the Beaver Creek Ski Resort, and offers holistic spa treatments, spacious rooms, and access to a plethora of stellar outdoor local activities in addition to instant skiing and snowboarding access and some of the best mountain scenery in America.
- 0130 Daybreak Ridge Rd, Avon, CO 81620 | 970-748-6200
- Check prices, availability or book The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
Grand Lodge on Peak 7 – Breckenridge
Hailing from Breckenridge at the base of Peak 7, Grand Lodge is conveniently located near the BreckConnect Gondola and provides instant ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes. The residences here have a causal bent to them compared to some of the other hotels on this list, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t uber comfortable and equipped with everything you need for a great ski trip. In addition, a stay here gives you access to the resort’s spa, fitness center, multiple movie theaters, family fun center, and restaurant.
- 1979 Ski Hill Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424 | 970-453-3330
- Check prices, availability or book Grand Lodge on Peak 7
Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas
Located at the Steamboat Base Area right adjacent to the Christie Peak Express, a stay at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas puts you just steps away from your next ski or snowboard run. Featuring cozy and elegant accommodations, luxurious spa treatments, fine dining, and thousands of acres of gorgeous snow-capped mountain terrain to explore, a stay at this resort is an inspiring way to experience Steamboat Springs.
- 2200 Village Inn Ct, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 | 970-879-2220
- Check prices, availability or book Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa – Avon
This resort strives to give every guest in their care something unforgettable to take home with them, whether its a thrilling day on the slopes or an exquisite spa treatment that rejuvenates the body and calms the mind. With cabin-inspired rooms, a pool, celebrated fine dining restaurant featuring iconic Colorado fare, and instant access to the lifts, the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa will deliver a rewarding winter mountain recreation experience regardless of the reason for your visit.
- 136 E Thomas Pl, Beaver Creek, CO 81620 | 970-949-1234
- Check prices, availability or book Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
If you live to ski or snowboard or simply love taking winter trips with friends and family, you can’t go wrong with any ski-in/ski-out hotel option mentioned on this list. While not mentioned above because rooms are limited, the on-mountain Bear Claw Condominiums in Steamboat is among our favorites, because you get to ski right out and down to the lifts, versus across flat land at the base.