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The 5 Best Ski Hotels in the USA

When it comes to a ski vacation, the lodging is almost as important as the mountain itself. Having ski-in/ski-out access will make your trip significantly better—so you can wake up at the last-minute and still get first tracks, easily pop in for a midday hot chocolate warm-up, and walk right from après-ski to your room at the end of the day.

With amenities like ski concierges, waterparks, and ski beaches, these are the best ski hotels in the United States. 

The Lodge at Spruce Peak: Stowe, Vermont

The Lodge at Spruce Peak (interior and exterior) in Stowe, Vermont

There’s a wide range of accommodations at The Lodge at Spruce Peak that will work for any group size. Opt for a traditional hotel room for a romantic getaway, or choose one of the townhome or mountain cabin vacation rentals for a bigger family trip. 

All of the lodging is clustered around the heart of Stowe, the quaint downtown square that’s full of restaurants, shops, and bars. For the best après-ski, check out the WhistlePig Pavilion for cocktails, craft beer, raclette, and more. 

St. Regis Deer Valley: Park City, Utah

St. Regis Deer Valley (interior and exterior) in Park City, Utah

The St. Regis presents a tough dilemma: do you spend your day exploring Deer Valley’s 2,026 acres of premium skiing, or do you enjoy the 14,000 square-foot Remède Spa instead? Fortunately, the resort’s location just off the Deer Hollow ski run makes it easy to fit in both. 

After skiing (or the spa), the place to see and be seen in Park City is the St. Regis’ ski beach, a spacious outdoor area featuring lounge chairs, firepits, and craft cocktails. 

The Arrabelle at Vail Square: Vail, Colorado

The Arrabelle at Vail Square in Vail, Colorado (left) and person skiing downhill at the slopes at The Arrabelle at Vail Square: Vail, Colorado

Located just 350 feet from Vail’s Eagle Bahn Gondola, The Arrabelle at Vail Square offers fast access to the slopes. A ski valet makes the transition from hotel to mountain even easier, so you don’t have to lug your gear anywhere. 

After a hard day of skiing, head to the resort’s rooftop heated pool and hot tub to relax your muscles while taking in the views. 

Jay Peak Resort, Jay: Vermont

Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vermont (left) and person skiing at slopes at Jay Peak Resort, Jay: Vermont (right)
Jay Peak Resort

Go from summer to winter in one day at Jay Peak Resort. During the day, enjoy easy access to the slopes from the ski-in/ski-out hotel. At night, unwind at the Pump House, Vermont’s only heated indoors waterpark. Relax after a long day of skiing by floating around the lazy river, or keep the adrenaline pumping at La Chute, a 65 foot waterslide. 

The Little Nell: Aspen, Colorado

The Little Nell (interior and exterior) in Aspen, Colorado
The Little Nell

As Aspen’s only five-star, five-diamond, ski-in/ski-out hotel, The Little Nell is the place to go for a luxurious ski vacation. All 92 rooms at this boutique hotel feature gas log fireplaces for a cozy feel—plus views of Aspen Mountain, Red Mountain, the Continental Divide, the pool, or the bustling downtown area. 

The Little Nell’s dedicated team of ski concierges can offer boot warming, first tracks or snowcat powder tours, premium ski rentals, or tunings. 

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