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Mountain Chalet Aspen
Ranked #7 of 34 Hotels in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
2 reviews
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“If you don't love this place, your priorities are out of whack”
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Anyone not recognizing the Mountain Chalet for the incredible value that it is needs to get their head examined. No, it's not the Ritz Carlton but that is not *real* skiers are looking for. The Mountain Chalet has nice rooms, at a great price, in an incredible location. Covered, secure parking? Check. Free hot breakfast? Check. Sauna, steam, heated outdoor pool? Check, check check.

We couldn't have been more pleased with our stay. In fact, as long as the Mountain Chalet stays the same, I'll never stay anywhere else while in Aspen.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

I find I get the most bang for my buck! Great service, met many friend's and a view to die for! Great breakfast, secure parking...the list goes on! Stores, The John Denver Sanctuary, The Rio Grande Trail and high quality restaurants are within walking distance. Never a dull moment!

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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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los angeles
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

This place is awesome. Old school on steroids. Everything is totally functional and you feel like you're in a real ski chalet. Insane location, rooms fine, tv better than a lot of five star hotels, beds comfy, breakfast fun, hot tub hot -- this place is a gem

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

This is our fourth year staying at the family owned and run Mountain Chalet in Aspen. If you plan to ski all day while you're in Aspen and don't want to be bothered with renting a car then this is the place for you. It is conveniently located to Ruby Park transit where you can hop on a bus to any of the three ski mountains or walk to Aspen Mountain (a/k/a Ajax). The place is not fancy like the neighboring St. Regis but it offers clean rooms and hot breakfast in the morning at a fraction of the price.

  • Stayed December 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

We loved the Mountain Chalet-they were incredibly flexible and made our day special. Their caterer was amazing and after cooking our reception meal, went to Lance Armstrong's house to cook for a dinner party for him. A great homemade breakfast is served each morning for guests that stay at the Chalet. Adrien in events is fantastic, very down to earth, easy to work-with and makes your day stress free. They do not charge extra for linens or china and they are dog friendly!

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Michigan
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

Opened in 1954 by Ralph and Marion Melville, the Mountain Chalet has retained the old Aspen charm and comfort. Currently run (extremely well) by son, Craig, the ambience is super friendly, from staff to guests -- it's contagious. Ralph and Marion still make almost daily appearances; old habits are hard to break. If you want extreme pampering and luxury, go across the street to the St. Regis -- at triple the price. Otherwise, enjoy a real Aspen experience at the Mountain Chalet.
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

Staff is super friendly. The Davos Suite is large and includes everything you need to have lunches in the room (microwave, table, utensils, plates, etc.). They had a portable crib we were able to us which was great. Loved the cookies and hot coco/cappuccino available all the time. Loved that they have board games you can check out. Enjoyed the game room with pool, Foosball, table tennis, and poker and the workout facility was exactly all we needed. The breakfasts were DELICIOUS!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Mountain Chalet Aspen

Property: Mountain Chalet Aspen
Address: 333 E Durant Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1839
Region: United States > Colorado > Aspen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Aspen
#7 Family Hotel in Aspen
#7 Business Hotel in Aspen
#12 Romantic Hotel in Aspen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Mountain Chalet Aspen 3*
Number of rooms: 59
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Friendly, casual ski lodge centrally located at the base of Aspen Mountain. Directly diagonal to shuttle service and two blocks from the Gondola. ... more   less 
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