The Suite Life: Tips on What Room to Book in Aspen and Around Colorado

By Brandon Perlman AKA @MrLuxurySki | February 20, 2018 | Home & Real Estate

Let’s face it: Skiing is a pursuit best done in large groups whether you’re spending the season with family, friends, nannies, animals, or your personal ski tech, Hans. Here are 11 of Colorado’s most luxurious suites and chalets for those times when two double beds and a pull-out just won’t cut it.

Aspen / Snowmass

The Little Nell

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Suite: Pfeifer Suite
Number of rooms: 2 (Expandable to 4)
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: Named after the Austrian skiier Friedl Pfeifer, who’s commemorated with a statue in Gondola Plaza, this property is flanked by two slope-side balconies overlooking The Little Nell ski run. Inside, 2,000 square feet of lavish tranquility craft a warm and sophisticated ambiance. Think wood, stone and metal finishes, luxurious fabrics and custom-made furniture. The living area includes a full-service wet bar and a dining table for six (a personal chef can be arranged), while the master suites boast fireplaces and breathtaking views; Two-and- a-half baths make this space ideal for families who love to entertain.
The Tab: Starting at $1,775/night

The Viceroy Snowmass

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Suite: Four bedroom residential suite
Number of rooms: 4
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: At approximately 2,200 square feet in size, these impressive suites include full gourmet kitchens appointed with premium appliances as well as designer-selected tableware, glassware, flatware and cooking tools. Imagined by renowned interior designer Jean-Michel Gathy, these Aspen, Snowmass residences offer a timeless Colorado sensibility interpreted through Viceroy’s own polished lens.
The Tab: Starting at $5100/night

The St. Regis Aspen

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Suite: Presidential Suite
Sleeps: 2-6
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: The spacious living area wows with elevated ceilings, custom furnishings, a baby grand piano, and a stunning marble fireplace. Additional amenities include a spacious seating area in the master bedroom, a large walk-in closet and a state-of- the-art Bang & Olufsen sound system. St. Regis’ Butler Service is standing by for almost any request, on the ready to unpack and pack luggage, shine shoes, press garments, or serve tea.
The Tab: Starting at $3,499/Night

Hotel Jerome

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Suite: Presidential Suite
Sleeps: 5
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: The Presidential Suite was designed by Todd Linehan of TAL, who did the most recent room renovations at the Hotel Jerome. Totaling 1,265 square feet, the space incorporates unique historical artwork and artifacts. The master bedroom features a king bed, oversized desk and private bath with a walk-in shower, soaking tub, and a double basin marble vanity, while the living area is furnished with a dining table, wet bar, separate bathroom, and views of Aspen Mountain, perfect for entertaining.
The Tab: Starting at $3,900/Night

Beaver Creek

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek

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Suite: Rial Oxford Suite
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: This two-bedroom, 1,760 square foot suite offers views overlooking the Beaver Creek base area and 500 square feet of outdoor space.
The Tab: Starting at $1,500/night

Trapper’s Cabin

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Number of rooms: 4
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: Secluded from the rest of Beaver Creek among the Aspens, you’ll find this impeccably curated 9,500 square foot ski in/ski out log cabin that sleeps up to 10. The incredible four-bedroom, four- bathroom private hideaway, which is accessible only by snowcat, features log- beamed ceilings, pine-wood furnishings, a jacuzzi, billiard table, and oversized picture windows with views of the Gore Range. Every luxury amenity you could ever want has been accounted for, including a Cabin Keeper (aka personal concierge) who can handle all of your lift tickets. The reserved, yet opulent private home is perfectly situated for European-style, village-to- village skiing between the three local areas: Beaver Creek village, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead.
The Tab: Starting at $1,999/Night

Crested Butte

Eleven Experience

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Suite: Sopris House
Number of rooms: 4
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: Sopris House, built in 1882,is the
sister property to the iconic Scarp Ridge Lodge, but feels more intimate in
comparison. The 3,200 square foot property is unassuming from its exterior, but
pure magic on the inside. Just steps from the quirky shops and world-class dining of
Crested Butte, the home boasts a copper hot tub, fire pit, courtyard, and the
ultimate private bar complete with a pool table and vintage jukebox. Whether you’re looking for a basecamp to cat ski in the winter or fly fish in the summer, the Sopris House doesn’t miss a beat.
The Tab: Starting at $2,650/Night

Vail

Game Creek Chalet

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Number of rooms: 4
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: Experience a private mountaintop retreat nestled in the glades of Game Creek Bowl, 10,500 feet above Vail Village. This impressive residence combines the peacefulness of seclusion with luxury comforts akin to that of an exclusive resort. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom Game Creek Chalet boasts stunning views from both your newly remodeled gourmet kitchen and your private outdoor hot tub alike. When you're ready to stop looking and start exploring, strap on those skis and head for the slopes; the ski in, ski-out chalet provides quick and easy access to all 5,289 acres of legendary terrain Vail has to offer. The best part? Guests arrive to the chalet by their private snowcat transport.
The Tab: Starting at $4,000/Night

The Lion

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Suite: 5-bedroom condominium
Number of rooms: 5
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: One of Vail’s newest properties, The Lion, is alpine modernity at its finest. At roughly 3,000 square feet, the spacious floor plan and high ceilings are welcoming without feeling cavernous. Throw in complete concierge services, washer/dryer, full kitchen, fireplace, and a ski valet, and you might consider not leaving.
The Tab: Starting at $2,198/Night

The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort

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Suite: Chalet #10
Number of rooms: 6
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: This six-bedroom chalet is simply one of a kind. its grand entertaining space segues into an elegant kitchen conducive to après’ gatherings or catered meals prepared by our resident chefs. The chalet’s six luxuriously appointed bedrooms and spacious en suite bathrooms comfortably sleep up to 16 guests. The lower level media room is perfect for curling up with a blanket and a book or settling in with the family for board games or a movie night compliments of your new, massive flat-screen TV.
The Tab: Starting at $6,375/Night

Sonnenalp

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Suite: Castle Peak Suite
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities, Eccentricities, and Ephemera: The 1,600 square foot Castle Peak Suite, the largest of all the Sonnenalp, offers two separate bedrooms (sleeping five) each with a private bath, living room with gas fireplace, wet bar, dining area and powder room. Interior design cues recall vintage alpine elegance with room to entertain and relax.
The Tab: Starting at $1,900/night



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