Any vacationer to the state of Colorado is in for a treat, and its awe-inspiring mountains and plethora of ski resorts are sure to please travelers with even the most discerning tastes. Outdoor activities dominate the interests of locals and travelers alike, and there is no shortage of fantastic places to lodge while visiting here.
The Brown Palace
Located in downtown Denver, the luxurious Brown Palace Hotel, is a wonderful place to stay, and has quite a historic past. This hotel features some of the most modern amenities that travelers desire, including cozy robes and daily doorstep newspaper delivery. There is a full service spa and salon within the hotel, for those who desire a bit of downtime between activities. One of the hotel’s most unique and interesting features is a rooftop bee colony, which provides the honey that is used for afternoon tea at the facility.
The St. Regis in Aspen
If a visit to Aspen is on the itinerary, there is no more luxurious place to stay, than the world-renowned St. Regis Hotel. Located at the base of Aspen Mountain, this facility is within walking distance to exclusive Aspen shops and excellent skiing. On site, is a 24-hour a day exercise room, and a full service spa to ease away aching muscles from the gym or the slopes. Fine dining is a given at the St. Regis, and fare at the Shadow Mountain lodge is prepared daily by world famous chefs.
The Cliff House at Pike’s Peak
Hiking Pike’s Peak is a goal that many travelers have when visiting the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, and the Cliff House offers one of the best accommodations in Colorado Springs, which is in close proximity to this majestic peak. This historic and luxurious hotel, boasts fine dining, and a new addition of a bar and grill for a more relaxed setting. Rooms are available at the cliff house that feature steam showers, two-person tubs, and gas fireplaces, which are a nice respite after a couple of days hiking Colorado’s demanding Pike’s Peak.
Hotel Columbia in Telluride
Telluride is located in a box canyon in the San Juan Mountains, and its location makes it a bit difficult to access; therefore, the town’s unspoiled beauty and small town feel remains. The Hotel Columbia is a favorite lodging option of travelers here, and its amenities are among the best in town. Ski enthusiasts love it here because they offer convenient ski and bike rentals, in addition to overnight storage for such equipment. Hotel Columbia’s concierge services can handle all the small details for travelers, so they can focus on enjoying their vacation.
The Tivoli Lodge at Vail
Located in the heart of the Vail Ski Village, this lovely hotel is only steps away from the lift areas, which allow for easy access to year round mountain activities. The Tivoli Lodge boasts two serene, outdoor hot tubs that are perfect for soaking away the day’s stress. This family-owned establishment offers personalized service, which goes beyond most chain lodging facilities. The European styled Tivoli breakfast, is popular with locals and tourists alike, and is perfect fuel for a day on the slopes or shopping excursions.