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Whitewaller Aspen 2019: Where to Stay

Whitewaller Aspen 2019 is taking you to Colorado for the Aspen Art Museum‘s annual ArtCrush event, highlighting where to go to eat and drink at, see art, and relax. Below, we’re sharing a list of the top hotels to stay at while in town.

The St. Regis Aspen Resort
Featuring 179 luxury guest rooms and suites, The St. Regis Aspen greets guests to a majestic view of the Rockies, unique services and amenities, and more. Visited year-round for its accommodating amenities (like Velvet Buck, Chefs Club, the Mountain Social Lounge, and complimentary airport transfers) and various outdoor activities (like horseback riding, hiking, hot air ballooning, and paragliding), the hotel is a welcoming home away from home.

The St. Regis Aspen Courtesy of The St. Regis Aspen Resort.

Whitewaller recommends: Booking a treatment at the Remède Spa.

The Little Nell
Known as a premiere gathering place for hospitality, wine, and art aficionados, The Little Nell is an Aspen staple. Created by the family of Paula Crown, the hotel is a central space for visitors and locals alike, featuring Holly Hunt-designed suites, a heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi, complimentary summer and snow bikes, cellars hosting over 20,000 bottles of wine, an array of purchasable outdoor adventures, and a world-renowned art collection that features works from artists like Theaster Gates, Paula Crown, Angel Otero, Michelle Grabner, and more.

The St. Regis Aspen Courtesy of The St. Regis Aspen Resort.

Whitewaller recommends: Enjoy a glass of wine at the hotel’s restaurant, element 47.

The Gant
Comfort and convenience are combined for an effortless stay at The Gant. Nestled at the base of Aspen Mountain, the hotel provides guests with a tranquil experience complemented by services spread over five beautifully landscape acres. The hotel features shuttle service to and from the airport, valet, two Tesla charging stations, a WE-Cycle bike station, on-site tennis courts, two outdoor heated pools, three outdoor hot tubs, a fitness center, and access to year-round activities like golf, hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, white water rafting, rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling.

The Little Nell The Little Nell.
Photo by Shawn O’Connor.
Courtesy of The Little Nell.

Whitewaller recommends: Relaxing at Pepperjack’s Café.

Limelight Hotel
Just steps away from the finest dining, shopping, art destinations, and nightlife in Aspen, Limelight Hotel welcomes visitors to an authentic hospitality experience. Owned by the Aspen Skiing Company, the hotel offers 126 rooms, Limelight Lounge, two rooftop terraces, two outdoor jacuzzis, a year-round heated pool, a fitness center, and more.

The Little Nell The Little Nell, photo by Shawn O’Connor, courtesy of The Little Nell.

Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying the extensive breakfast options downstairs.




The 2023 ArtCrush gala honored the artist Nairy Baghramian and raised more than $3.8M in funds for the Aspen Art Museum.


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