As so many people work and study remotely this year, everyone is seeking new destinations with more space and fresh air to call home. Several Colorado hotels are setup to cater to guests for long term stays, which provides that perfect balance of a live/work experience. The amazing Vail Village, Beaver Creek Village and town of Breckenridge offers endless amounts of outdoor activities to enjoy after a day of work including hiking, fly fishing, biking, golf, rafting, horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking, tennis and kayaking.
3 of Our Favorite Colorado Hotels While Working Remotely
1. Beaver Creek | The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa
The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is an ideal place to work, or perhaps begin the school year remotely. This resort offers guest residences ranging from spacious Studio Suites to 3-bedroom condos. Each features a custom kitchen, laundry, five-piece bathroom, gas fireplace and Westin Heavenly Beds. Rates for this September – November start at $3,690 per month. For families, the kids can swim & play in the resort’s saline-based pool and hot tubs when not busy with online learning.
Adults can enjoy the on-site Athletic Club at the Westin, which offers 40+ group exercise classes weekly, along with the relaxing treatments and full-service salon offered at Spa Anjali. An extensive schedule of outdoor group exercise classes that includes Vinyasa yoga, Flow & Restore yoga, HIIT, Interval Weight Training and Total Body Conditioning. Led by professional trainers, the classes take place on the resort’s 4,000 square foot Event Lawn, giving practitioners plenty of room to spread out while also enjoying the sounds of the Eagle River running below. Spa Anjali is offering an extensive menu of relaxing spa treatments daily, along with salon services: haircuts, color treatments and manicures & pedicures.
The Westin Riverfront features an on-site Starbucks for any caffeine fixes throughout the day, as well as the restaurant, Maya, which serves breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, along with in-room dining. Maya is also offering a special happy hour daily this fall from 4pm – 6pm. The dog-friendly resort sits on the banks of the Eagle River with a 40-mile paved path running directly in front of the hotel for easy access to biking & hiking. At night, enjoy s’mores while stargazing from one of the resort’s many fire pits, or indulge in a delicious snack & handcrafted cocktail at the Lookout Lobby Bar.
2. Vail Village | Solaris Residences
Solaris Residences is one of the premier luxury destinations in Vail Village. Overlooking the Colorado Rockies and the town ice skating rink, this is a beautiful spot to “Work from Home.” To experience a Golden Colorado fall is something everyone should do at least once, and while you don’t have to go to your office this year, there is no better time to do it. With only 79 residences at this property, the onsite assistants can handle every detail of your stay, making it truly memorable.
At the end of each school or work day, you have all of Vail Village right outside your front door. The plaza level of the property features Matsuhisa restaurant, Bol – bowling alley, art galleries, stores, Yeti’s Grind, an ice-skating rink and Vail Brewing Company.
Solaris Residences range from a Studio with Den, to a 6 Bedroom with Den Penthouse. The property features spacious residences (for rent and to purchase) with hotel amenities and services such as housekeeping, pool, hot tub, fitness center, front desk, concierge, and valet. The private spa includes three treatment rooms, and is available to only owners and guests of Solaris.
Along with many other new safety measures including sanitizing stations on each floor, they have a 24H block before and after each reservation in order to allow a much deeper clean and sanitization of the entire residence. They have removed some of the high touch non-essential items from the residences like extra pillows, magazines, extra blankets, but these items are now available on request. The pool and gym areas are available with 24H prior reservations, followed by a block time to allow the team to clean and sanitize after each use. Safety and location are key to this home away from home in the picture-perfect Vail Village.
3. Breckenridge | Gravity Haus
Gravity Haus is the new kid on the block, and seeks modern eco conscious adventurers to call Brek Haus home. This is a perfect location for locals seeking a like-minded community, and those from out of town looking to enhance their active lifestyle. Unique to this brand, their membership based experience includes adventure guides leading groups on outdoor experiences, uniquely designed guest rooms at discounted member rates, functional co-working spaces, and the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs and network with others in a safe and socially distant way, thoughtfully crafted food and cocktail options, and holistic training and recovery.
Having recently taken over the Vail Mountain Lodge and Vail Athletic Club and is now Vail Haus. Your membership gives you the opportunity to work, stay, hike, ski and enjoy both towns with more locations to follow. Complementary events for members include mixology training, cooking classes, stand up paddle boarding classes, wine pairings, sip-n-paint sessions, and more. Stay tuned for more news on their next addition, the Road Haus, a new Mercedes adventure-mobile. This is your mountain home away from home that you will never want to leave.
A day at the haus means skiing runs in-between conference calls; and then meeting around the table for dinner before relaxing in the haus hot tubs to prepare for your next day on the mountain.