Beaver Creek, Colorado is one of the most exclusive mountain towns in the country!
In Beaver Creek, you’ll find an alpine village with a quaint vibe featuring resort shops, unique galleries, delicious restaurants, hotels, and gorgeous mountain views. Everywhere you turn you’ll catch a glimpse of the majestic mountains surrounding you.
Whether you visit Beaver Creek during the summer or winter months, you’ll find that that Beaver Creek Village is charming and a perfect place to stroll and enjoy the vibrant scene with your family.
But how do you know where to stay in Beaver Creek, Colorado? Which is the best property for you?
This guide to the best hotels in Beaver Creek will help you learn which hotels and properties are the top places to stay during your Beaver Creek vacation!
I’m sharing expert advice on where to stay in Beaver Creek, Colorado so you’ll know exactly what to do when it comes to planning your mountain vacation to this beautiful town.
Living in Colorado with a career in the travel industry, over the years I’ve enjoyed staying at many of these hotels in Beaver Creek.
I’ve compiled a list of the best hotels, villas, and condominiums in Beaver Creek, Colorado when you’re looking for the best Beaver Creek experience.
I hope this in-depth Beaver Creek lodging guide helps make your decision easier when planning a vacation to Beaver Creek during any season!
In This Article
- How to get to Beaver Creek?
- Ground Transportation Options
- How far is Beaver Creek from Vail?
- How to Get Around in Beaver Creek
- Questions to Consider when deciding where to stay in Beaver Creek
- Hotels in Beaver Creek
- The Pines Lodge
- Park Hyatt Beaver Creek
- Beaver Creek Lodge
- The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa
- The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas, Beaver Creek Mountain
- The Osprey
- Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch
- The Charter at Beaver Creek
- St James Place
- McCoy Peak Lodge (East West Hospitality)
- East West Hospitality Additional Properties
- The Borders Lodge
- Sheraton Mountain Vista Villas
- In Conclusion
How to get to Beaver Creek?
Beaver Creek is nestled in Eagle County, Colorado, just a 20-minute drive from Vail. If you’re coming from Denver, Beaver Creek is 120 miles west, just about a 2-hour drive.
Vail Eagle Airport (EGE)
The Vail Eagle Airport is located in Eagle County. This is an easy 30 minutes west of Beaver Creek. During the summer months, American Airlines and United Airlines both have non-flight flights from Dallas and Denver.
You can choose to fly into Denver from your major city and then take a quick, short flight into Vail Eagle – it’s easy!
Learn more about the Vail Eagle Airport schedules here.
Denver International Airport (DEN)
You can opt to fly into Denver International Airport, and take your time driving up to Beaver Creek on your own. This drive will take you about 2 and 1/2 hours and is abundant with mountain scenery!
Ground Transportation Options
From Denver, if you want to drive yourself, rent a car and enjoy the stunning drive up to the mountains on your own time. If you’re looking for a reliable ground transportation service you can book shared or private transportation through Epic Mountain Express. They’re a fantastic (and popular) option for getting from Denver to Beaver Creek. You can book a shuttle or learn more about their schedules here.
Epic Mountain Express also offers private transportation on SUVs and Vans from Premier Mountain Express Service. Read more and schedule your car here.
How far is Beaver Creek from Vail?
The distance between Vail and Beaver Creek is about 13 miles. Driving will take you about 20 minutes. If you prefer to take the bus the Eagle County Bus System is also available and you can read more here.
How to Get Around in Beaver Creek
Once you’re in Beaver Creek Village, you’ll find it extremely easy to get to restaurants, shops and boutiques, bars, and access to hiking trails. From most properties in the village, you can access these places by walking right out your door.
You can also take advantage of Beaver Creek Village Transportation! There’s complimentary Village Transportation that can take you anywhere in Beaver Creek and Bachelor Gulch you’d like to go.
If you’re looking for a taxi service, you’ll find High Mountain Taxi which is available to take you between Beaver Creek, Vail, Cordillera, Eagle Airport, and Aspen. The Eagle County Bus System is also available and you can read more here.
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Questions to Consider when deciding where to stay in Beaver Creek
Are you interested in nightlife?
If you’re interested in nightlife in Beaver Creek consider staying directly in Beaver Creek Village. In Beaver Creek Village you’ll be within walking distance of bars and restaurants. No need to worry about driving or securing transportation after you enjoy a few drinks!
Since Beaver Creek transportation is so easy, you can still stay at a property that isn’t in the village and not need to drive. For the most convenience, the village is the best.
Do you want to Stay on the Mountain?
Are you looking for direct access to ski slopes or hiking trails? Walk out the door and go? If yes, then consider the properties that are located in Beaver Creek Village. Park Hyatt Beaver Creek and Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch are both located with the slopes and hiking trails out the back door.
Hotels in Beaver Creek
The Pines Lodge is an elegant mountain lodge nestled among the pine and aspen groves of Beaver Creek. With 60 lodge rooms, it feels small and intimate and has luxury mountain charm. The Pines Lodge features an outdoor pool, jacuzzi, and fitness center to enjoy when you’re not skiing, snowboarding, or hiking. The Pines Lodge is not far from Beaver Creek Village. It’s about a 5-minute drive to get over to the village which is about 1 mile.
Grouse Mountain Grill is located inside the Pines Lodge which has been rated one of the best restaurants in Beaver Creek for years! Grouse Mountain Grill is a farm-to-table dining experience that offers local cuisine in a rustic yet luxurious atmosphere. To make a dining reservation at Grouse Mountain Grill, go here.
courtesy of Park Hyatt Beaver Creek
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek’s location is one of the best in all of Beaver Creek! Sitting at the base of Beaver Creek Resort, guests have access to ski slopes and hiking trails right out the door of the property. Beaver Creek Village is also accessed easily from the property which provides convenience for dining, shopping, strolling, and enjoying the vibrant energy of Beaver Creek.
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is one of the top Beaver Creek ski in ski out hotels in the Vail Valley. Guests will enjoy lovely amenities during their stays such as the year-round heated outdoor pool, five outdoor hot tubs, an outdoor firepit, and the Exhale Spa. To take a look at Exhale Spa’s menu, go here.
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa also offers fantastic dining options like 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill, serving American fare inspired by the mountains. The Brass Bear Bar is the social hub of the resort offering light bites and craft cocktails.
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Beaver Creek Lodge has a mountain vibe, a great ski in ski out (or hike in hike out) location, and is a great place to enjoy a Beaver Creek getaway! Any season, Beaver Creek Lodge will provide an exceptional stay as one of the top hotels in Beaver Creek.
Guests enjoy abundant mountain views all around, an indoor/outdoor heated pool, hot tub, wellness and fitness center, and sauna and steam room. Alpine + Antlers is a rustic American restaurant inside the Beaver Creek Lodge serving wonderful salads, appetizers, and dinner entrees such as New York Steak, Halibut, and Pork Shank.
courtesy of Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa
The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is located in Avon, Colorado, in the Vail Valley. Surrounded by mountains, the Westin Riverfront is a beautiful hotel property with easy access to Beaver Creek Mountain. The property has a gorgeous, welcoming design and all of the amenities you’re looking for in a mountain resort.
There’s a beautiful outdoor heated lap pool and a world-class fitness center called the Athletic Club at the Westin. The Athletic Club is adjacent to Spa Anjali, one of my favorite spas in the mountains! Spa Anjali is a 27,000-square-foot spa, salon, and athletic club all in one. Check out the Anjali Spa menu here.
Guest rooms at the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa are spacious with stunning views of the mountains and Vail Valley. This property is located at the base of the Riverfront Express Gondola. It’s about a 10-minute drive from Westin Riverfront up to the Beaver Creek Village and the base of the mountain. (if you do not take the gondola)
The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas are adjacent to the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon, Colorado. Guests enjoy all of the amenities of the Resort during their stay in the villas. The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas are one and two-bedroom villas with balconies, kitchens or kitchenettes, and more stylish living space than your typical hotel room. Each villa has a washer/dryer and a gas fireplace.
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The Osprey at Beaver Creek, A Rock Resort, is a charming boutique hotel at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain. The Osprey is a modern stylish property with 45 guest rooms and suites that have a casual elegance to them.
Amenities at the Osprey include a fitness center, steam room, outdoor pool, hot tub, and the Osprey Fireside Grill! The location of the Osprey at Beaver Creek is great, situated right next to the Strawberry Park chairlift and across the street from Beaver Creek Village.
Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch is the most luxurious mountain-style hotel in Beaver Creek! Its on-mountain location provides stunning views and easy access to skiing, snowboarding, and hiking. Their beautifully appointed guest rooms offer scenic views of either the Eagle River Valley or Beaver Creek Mountain. Marble bathrooms with oversized soaking tubs, a balcony, a fireplace and/or a window seat, and custom furnishings are featured in each room.
WYLD, the Colorado-inspired restaurant in the Ritz Carlton offers locally sourced cuisine and cocktails. The WYLD Terrace Bar is a casual, outdoor, on-mountain setting with beautiful views the perfect setting for togetherness and live entertainment. This is the place to be for Apres ski in Beaver Creek!
Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch also has a luxury spa with a full menu of services that will provide relaxation and healing for both your body and spirit! Review the Beaver Creek spa menu here to learn more and decide on your spa treatments! Whether your visit is during the summer or winter, the Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch is at the top of the list of the best hotels in Beaver Creek!
The Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch has lift access to Beaver Creek mountain out the back door. You’ll find the Bachelor Gulch Express high-speed quad chairlift to take you up. If driving to Beaver Creek Village, it’s about 10 minutes by car.
The Charter at Beaver Creek is just a few steps from Beaver Creek Village where you’ll find shopping, bars, restaurants, and the base of Beaver Creek ski resort. Guestrooms at The Charter feature hotel rooms and one-to-five bedroom condominium accommodations which include fully equipped kitchens, washers and dryers, and living rooms with cozy wood-burning fireplaces.
The Charter also features three outdoor saltwater hot tubs, a steam room and dry sauna, two restaurants, and Spa Anjali. Spa Anjali has a full menu of spa services available at the Charter at Beaver Creek.
St. James Place is located in the heart of Beaver Creek Village making it a great location to stay while in Beaver Creek, Colorado. You’ll find one-to-four bedroom condominiums available, each with fully equipped kitchens, oversized bathrooms, washer/dryers, and indoor parking. Walk straight out of the property into the charming Beaver Creek Village for access to all of the shopping and dining that fills the village!
St James Place is not ski-in ski-out, but it is a just short walk to the base area of Beaver Creek Mountain and the ski lifts.
St James Place has an indoor pool and hot tubs to enjoy during your stay. Also available is a fitness center with newly updated equipment, and a 24-hour front desk and concierge for dining reservations and anything else you may need.
McCoy Peak Lodge is situated on Beaver Mountain with Haymeadow ski run right out the door. Each residence is beautifully decorated with gourmet kitchens and granite countertops, private patios, marble tubs with jacuzzi tubs, and stone fireplaces. Gorgeous views of Beaver Creek Mountain and the valley are seen from the large windows. Complimentary Village Transportation shuttles are available to go anywhere within Beaver Creek and it’s about a 6-minute walk to Beaver Creek Village.
If you’re a guest who booked through East West Resorts, you all receive full concierge service during your stay, to assist with activity planning and dining reservations.
East West Hospitality represents over 300 individual residences in the Beaver Creek area, including condominiums, townhomes, and luxury single-family homes. They’re the most professional and passionate rental management company in Beaver Creek! East West Hospitality’s properties range from ski-in, ski-out, and slopes accommodation to village and valley location. Visit the East West Hospitality website to review all Beaver Creek properties to see which may suit your needs and desires in Beaver Creek!
The Borders Lodge is a slopeside property in Beaver Creek steps away from the Elkhorn Lift. Each residence includes a full kitchen, gas fireplace, private balcony, or patio with nice views. The Borders Lodge features an outdoor heated pool, two outdoor hot tubs, and a fitness center to enjoy during your stay. A friendly front desk and concierge are also available to assist with planning, and free wifi throughout the property!
Sheraton Mountain Vista Villas is a great location in Avon, just a 3-mile drive down Village Road from Beaver Creek Village. (about an 8-minute drive) The Sheraton Mountain Vista Villas offer one-bedroom and two-bedroom villas with spacious living areas, gas fireplaces, sofa beds, and a furnished balcony or patio. They’re lovely accommodations with kitchenettes and refrigerators, microwaves, and dishwashers so you can feel right at home.
Sheraton Mountain Vista Villas also feature a swimming pool, fitness center, and parking for your convenience. The town of Avon has an array of restaurants and attractions that you can review here!
Beaver Creek is a gorgeous mountain town in Colorado with so much to offer in the summer, and winter seasons.
Being conveniently close to Vail is a bonus! All of the Vail Valley is spectacular and well worth staying in each ski town to see which ones suit you best. My hope is that this guide to the best hotels in Beaver Creek helps you plan an epic trip with your family and friends and you’ll know exactly where to stay.
To learn more about things to do in the summer in Beaver Creek, check out this post.
Or, if you’re considering staying in Vail, go here to read about the best places to stay in Vail!
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