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Four Seasons Vail or Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch?

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Four Seasons Vail or Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch?

Hi all!

I've never been to Vail/Beaver Creek area to ski, but I have a certificate to claim two free nights at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, so I'm thinking about staying for another 4-5 nights in the area.

I'm debating between FS Vail and RC BG, both have around the same price in late Jan.

RC has ski in/out access which I like, but I've always wanted to go to Vail and I always enjoy the nightlife in ski towns so FS Vail sounds perfect for me too.

Any thoughts plz?

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1. Re: Four Seasons Vail or Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch?

For nightlife the Four Seasons Vail is perfectly located. The Ritz is more isolated, a beautiful property, but in a quiet area. Since you'll have a couple days in Beaver Creek, I would go for variety and head to Vail for the others, same ski pass for both mountains.

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2. Re: Four Seasons Vail or Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch?

I agree - go to Vail for the second part of your trip. WAY more nightlife. More ski terrain too. Four Seasons is a 5 minute walk to the slopes. I like the Lodge at Vail. Not as new or fancy, but old school, classy, and i think the best location in Vail.

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3. Re: Four Seasons Vail or Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch?

For sure go to the Four Seasons in Vail. I've done a few stays at Ritz and never impressed. Building is kind of nice, location remote, service not at Ritz level. Four Seasons is fantastic, lots going on in Vail and a great change of pace from Beaver Creek. You'll love the Park Hyatt. Amazing location, good recent renovations, great village access, etc. Was there last weekend.

Have fun.

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