It's no secret that Aspen offers visitors an abundance of luxe accommodations, dining, shopping, nightlife and exclusive events, activities and attractions, but what makes Aspen truly special its wide variety of options spread across all four mountain's terrain, restaurants and base villages. There's no shortage of ways to spend your day on an Aspen luxury ski vacation. You can ski double black diamond terrain on Aspen Mountain all day and follow it up with an afternoon of relaxation at the St. Regis Aspen's luxury Remede Spa, or you can cruise the blue and green runs at Buttermilk and peruse downtown's designer shops and pick up a couple items for your night out on the town. You can even hike to the top of Aspen Highland Bowl's 12,392-foot summit and celebrate your feat with a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne at Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro.
Aspen offers visitors a high concentrations of luxury hotels. The options range from award-winning boutique accommodations to world-famous luxury chain hotels and residences. All offer the finest amenities and services.
Situated between two of the mountain’s base area lifts, St. Regis Aspen offers easy access to Aspen’s renowned shopping and dining. The St. Regis Aspen offers all the world-renowned services and amenities that those who have stayed in St. Regis locations before have come to expect and appreciate. Some of those amenities include a relaxing indoor and outdoor hot tub, heated outdoor pool and last but not least, the Remede Spa. Voted the No. 1 spa in the world by Travel + Leisure, Remede Spa's 15,000 square feet houses a wealth of treatment rooms, a sauna and warm and cold plunges.
The St. Regis Aspen is also home to the Chef’s Club, a unique collaboration between Food and Wine Magazine and the St. Regis’ world-famous chefs. The featured chef's menu highlights promising up-and-coming chefs from around the the country. It’s an unforgettable meal, unique to the St. Regis Aspen.
The Little Nell not only boasts the AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Five Star accolades, but also offers Aspen's closest proximity to the chairlifts. The Little Nell is just steps from the Silver Queen Gondola, making it a top choice for luxe-seekers who value convenience to the slopes above all. The Little Nell is renowned for its plush interiors and attention to personal detail, but incredible dining options like Element 47 and Ajax Tavern, located in the Gondola Plaza, round out the experience. You'll never want to leave. Plus, The Little Nell welcomes your furry friends and even offers a specialty pooch menu. Other amenities include full-service concierge, courtesy shuttles to restaurants and the airport, a heated outdoor pool and outdoor covered hot tub.
Hotel Jerome is an ideal property for a vacationer looking for high end conveniences and modern touches in a historical setting. This historical gem dates back to late 1880s and was the first building west of the Mississippi to have electricity.
It’s famed J-Bar served as a favorite watering hole and hangout for writer Hunter S. Thompson. The Jerome received significant renovations in the Fall of 2012, including room redesigns and a revamped lounge, The Living Room, and J-Bar.
With so many acclaimed fine-dining restaurants in Aspen, the task of narrowing down your options can be a harrowing one. If you’re looking for a stellar wine list, head to the Little Nell’s newly revamped and refurbished Element 47. For celeb-sightings and sushi, make a reservation (highly recommended) at Iron Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s restaurant, Matsuhisa. “Matsu” as the locals call it, is an extraordinary culinary experience, as the menu, like other proprietary Nobu restaurants, features both traditional Japanese fare, as well as his famed “fusion” plates. Don’t miss the limestone black cod with lettuce wraps. While most sushi enthusiasts prefer sake or beer, Matsuhisa’s sommelier also does an excellent job selecting wines that pair with Japanese flavors.
Pinion’s is another popular Aspen fine-dining institution, serving up pristine European and modern American bistro creations. The St. Regis’ Chef’s Club provides a uniquely Aspen experience. The St. Regis Aspen Resort partnered with Food & Wine Magazine to create this innovative new restaurant. Foodies will love the contemporary American menu and the memorable wine list.