A Winnowed Guide to Aspen’s best hotels

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Aspen has a little something for everyone when it comes to picking your home away from home. From historical hosts and luxury landmarks to family finds and adventure crashpads, we’ve got you covered. Read on for a Winnowed guide to the best places to rest up on your next Aspen trip.

Looking to Party?

W Aspen

550 S. Spring Street

It’s been 25 years since Aspen has opened a new luxury hotel and in the fall of 2019 W Aspen opened with a bang. It’s a fresh take on the beloved Sky Hotel, mixing “alpine luxury with bold adventure” to create a vibe that appeals to both locals and visitors alike. The modern mountain chalet theme has been flawlessly executed and the WET Deck rooftop bar and pool is anticipated to be the hottest apres scene this coming winter season as it’s the only year-round rooftop venue and it’s open to the public.


355 S. Monarch

One of two Aspen Ski Co properties in town, the Limelight is a great option to stay plugged into the local scene as it’s a community hotbed of action. The brick pizza oven, live apres music and rotating events through the lobby like stand-up comedy keep this centrally located property.

Tip: Apres like you mean it with a Late-night après like you mean it$2955 for 10 guests3 Hoursprivate DJ experience to round off the night.

Looking to Indulge?

Hotel Jerome

330 E Main St

In 1889, Hotel Jerome, part of Auberge Resorts Collection, opened as Aspen’s first luxury hotel and 130 years later is still known as one of the must stay spots in town. The landmark hotel underwent a renovation in 2018 including new residential-style suites, a fresh new outdoor terrace and pool, plus a slick new speakeasy style bar underneath the historical old Aspen Times building that was acquired. Its storied history has made it a social hub in Aspen as long as it's been around, known as Hunter S. Thompson’s campaign hub when he ran for sheriff and a historical and current hotspot for celebrities such as Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom and Kanye West & Kim Kardashian.

The Little Nell

675 E Durant

This stunning ski-in ski-out property on Aspen Mountain is one of only two hotels in the state of Colorado who can boast both the Forbes 5-star and 5-diamond awards. With a fresh redesign of their public spaces in celebration of its 20th anniversary, The Little Nell is an international destination when it comes to all things wine, luxury and Aspen. See if you can get a sneak peak of their wine cellar with over 20,000 of the world’s most acclaimed wine and be sure to stop by Ajax Tavern during the day for the best slopeside truffle fries and people watching that Aspen has to offer.

Tip:  Looking to really take your ski vacation to the next level? Book our Put your expert skills to the test with the ultimate in heli-skiing$11000 for 4 guests8 Hoursheli skiing adventure for the ultimate ski vacation indulgence.

Looking for space?

The Gant

610 S W End Street

An oasis located just outside of the Aspen core, The Gant gives you room to breathe and take in the expansive mountain views. This condominium resort offers hotel amenities while providing the space of a private cabin, making it the perfect option for families or groups.

Tip: Take advantage of your condo kitchen and bring in one of our Make your gourmet dreams come true with your own private chef$100 per guest2 Hours 30 Minutes Winnow chefs to create an incredible meal for you and your loved ones.

Looking for a deal/pet friendly?

Molly Gibson/Hotel Aspen

101 W Main St

Centrally located across from each other on Main Street, Molly Gibson Lodge and it’s sister property are known for their cozy and comfortable accommodations and fantastic pet policies. Making the decision to bring or board your furbaby has never been easier.

Tip: Get out and see the landscape with a Chart new territory on a snowshoe tour$150 per guest4 Hourssnowshoe tour, a great way to get outside and bring your fur baby with you if they are up for the challenge!

Looking for a more permanent home?

Dancing Bear Aspen

411 S. Monarch Street

Buyers beware, Aspen is a popular choice for those wanting a more permanent home away from home. Dancing Bear Aspen - a Timbers Residence Club- allows you to push the easy button on owning in Aspen, with access to a private chef, brag worthy wine cellar, and weekly rooftop receptions all just a short distance from the gondola.

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