The posh ski town of Aspen, Colorado is known for many things—its fantastic ski scene, five-star restaurants, majestic mountains—affordability, however isn’t one of them. Still, it’s possible to vacation here on a budget.
We here at Travelmag scoured more than 125 properties in the town to bring you the most wallet-friendly options in the city. Here’s what we found.
From $279/ night
Hotel Durant offers convenient access to the Aspen Mountain gondola (four blocks away) and a free shuttle bus that can take you to all four Aspen ski mountains. All rooms have premium Italian linens, down duvets, bathrobes, a small refrigerator and free wifi. The property also has a hot tub and free parking. Continental breakfast is included in the price.
ASPEN MOUNTAIN LODGE
From $259/ night
Featuring a year round outdoor pool and hot tub, this property is a 15-minute walk to Aspen Mountain. All rooms feature flat screen televisions, desks and a small refrigerator. Luggage and ski equipment storage is also provided. Free wifi, parking and breakfast are all included in the price.
From $209/ night
This hotel is in a great location within a five-minute walk to downtown Aspen’s many shops, restaurants and nightlife options. All rooms have spacious kitchenettes, cable television and free wifi. The property is located along a city bus route that can take you to all four ski resorts. Parking is included in the price at this family-owned hotel.
THE SNOW QUEEN LODGE AND COOPER STREET LOFTS
From $239/ night
This quaint Victorian lodge is located downtown and offers a free ski shuttle to Aspen Mountain. Each room is individually decorated and has free wifi and cable television. Some rooms have full kitchens, views of Aspen Mountain and private balconies. A homemade breakfast is served daily at the Snow Queen Lodge, but not at Cooper Street Lofts.
ST. MORITZ LODGE AND CONDOMINIUMS
From $169/ night
This property features a year round heated outdoor pool and hot tub, as well as a steam room. It is two blocks away from Aspen’s free shuttle system and nine blocks from Aspen Mountain. All rooms have free wifi and flat screen televisions with HBO. Rooms with full kitchenettes and private balconies overlooking the pool are also available. Breakfast is included in the price.