From amenities like hot tubs and heated swimming pools to fireplaces and free breakfast, this year-round Colorado resort area offers a range of family-friendly accommodations.
Snowmass Mountain Chalet
Situated on Fanny Hill in Snowmass village, the ski-in/ski-out 64-room property offers free hot breakfast and soup for lunch. Guests can play board games and warm up by the fire in the large communal living room. Rates are $120 to $130 a night for a room that sleeps four in two beds or one bed and a pullout sleeper sofa. (mountainchalet.com; 800-843-1579 of 970-923-3900)
The Aspen Square Condominium Hotel
Enjoy a downtown Aspen location within walking distance of the gondola, bus station, and outdoor skating rink. Guests can also unwind at the heated pool and hot tub after a day on the slopes. Rates are $295 a night for a two-bedroom condo in early season.
This 92-room ski lodge in Snowmass village is just 50 yards from the slopes. A local bus whisks guests to the other three mountains and downtown Aspen. The inn also features a heated outdoor swimming pool. Rates include complimentary continental breakfast and transportation to and from the Aspen airport. Prices peak over the winter holidays at about $435 a night for a four-person suite. (stonebridgeinn.com; 800-213-3214)
The Silvertree Hotel
This slopeside property in Snowmass features a heated swimming pool, ski concierge, and family activities like fireside readings by local children’s book authors. Rates for a two-bedroom suite range from $1,500 to $3,400 a night in early season.
(silvertreehotel.com; 800-837-4255 or 970-923-3520)