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Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, Avon, Colorado 
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See the Vail + Beaver Creek Guide ›
130 Daybreak Ridge
Avon , Colorado
81620
Tel: 970 748 6200
Fax: 970 343 1070
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Concierge.com's insider take:

For those who prefer the exclusivity of Beaver Creek to the crowds at Vail, the ski-in, ski-out Ritz-Carlton is the best place to stay. Tucked into the gated community of Bachelor Gulch, it's a timber-and-stone pile with 180 rooms, all with balconies and/or fireplaces, flat-screen TV's, Wi-Fi (for a fee), Frette linens, and feather beds so thick you practically need a stepladder. Mountainside Suites have up to three bedrooms. Book a room on the Club Level, which serves seemingly nonstop complimentary food and drinks in the lounge, including smoked salmon at breakfast and Champagne at cocktail hour (guests claim they gain weight when they stay here). For skiers, a stay here is seamless and worry-free: The Bachelor Gulch high-speed quad lift practically lands in the lobby, and there's also a ski shop, an in-house lift ticket outlet, and a ski concierge to take care of your gear. At the end of the day, before cocktails around the towering fireplace in the Great Room (reminiscent of a National Park lodge) and dinner at Spago, head down to the resort's crowning glory: The 21,000-square-foot spa and fitness center. It has a rock-lined stone "grotto," separate men's and women's steam, sauna, and Jacuzzi areas, a heated outdoor pool, and hot tubs with views of the slopes.

Closed mid-April to late May

From the readers of Condé Nast Traveler:
Direct access to the skiing of Beaver Creek is the lure of this mountain lodge with dormer windows, gables, and log balconies. For some, though, "it's hard to leave the comfy feather beds and their mountain views" in rooms with rustic colors and Frette linens. Staff are "welcoming and well trained." Six dining options include an outpost of Wolfgang Puck's Spago, and casual dining on bison burgers and nachos at Buffalo Bar.

(180 rooms)
—2011 Gold List
Overall Score: 89.8
  • Activities: 91.5
  • Design: 91.6
  • Food: 83.2
  • Location: 91.0
  • Rooms: 91.9
  • Service: 89.4

Also appeared in the Gold List in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Amenities: Golf, Pool, Skiing, Spa, Tennis

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