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Limelight Hotel Aspen

355 S. Monarch St, Aspen, USA
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Scout loves

  • Limelight plays host to a great après scene (especially for Aussie travelers) and the wood fired pizzas are to die for.
  • There’s a cool pool area with two hot tubs.
  • The location – Limelight is situated in the town of Aspen, only a short walk from the gondola (although they’ll drive you there if it’s too far).
  • The private hotel shuttle – which can take you to each of the other mountains.
  • Almost all rooms have some kitchen facilities (including a refrigerator, microwave, cutlery and plates).

Scout tips

  • Guests can self-park in the underground car park for $15/night or you can pay $5 for a street parking tag that allows you to park all day in the surrounding streets.
  • Some of the standard rooms are situated on the ground floor, facing the pool area.
  • Standard King rooms are spacious, but have no kitchenette.
  • Corner units have fantastic town views.
  • Get in early & reserve a table for one of the best apres spots in town.

SCOUT REVIEW

If you’re a hardcore skier, it’s unlikely that you’ll want a ski valet to help click you in and out of your skis each day. For this reason, you probably won’t want to pay steep prices for the type of hotels that offer services like that. That said, the days where you were quite happy to commute to town via bus from your hostel are probably long behind you. This is where a hotel like Limelight provides the perfect solution – giving you a higher level of convenience to help you enjoy your well-earned ski vacation, but without any superfluous luxuries.

Placing you close to the heart of the action, Limelight Hotel in Aspen is cool, and it offers just the right amount of decadence to make your holiday special. In a town that’s used to catering to the 5-star set, this can be a hard thing to find – but thankfully, Limelight delivers.  

Scout loves the rooms – they’re big and cozy – with a gas fireplace in each. Plus there’s a microwave, refrigerator, cutlery and plates inside every room (except the Standard King rooms), so you’ll be able to prepare basic meals. (That said, you’re unlikely to be eating in when breakfast is provided in the rate, and some of the town’s best restaurants are right on your doorstep). Each room is tastefully furnished, with great artwork and enough storage for excess baggage. Some rooms can also be interconnected, perfect for families and small groups.

The Suites, in particular, are to die for – featuring a large kitchen and living area in which you can relax after a hectic day on the slopes. Some of the rooms provide partial views of the mountains; others face a park (also with partial mountain views), and some face the internal courtyard and pool area. The Cathedral Suites are a favourite of ours.

And getting to the slopes is easy – it’s a 7-10 minute in ski boots from the hotel to the base of Ajax Mountain. Limelight also offers a private shuttle (with two runs in the morning, and two returning every afternoon) to each of Aspen’s other three mountains. The Max Moose bus also stops out the front of the hotel - perfect for families with little ones in ski school. And if, for some reason, you’d like to revisit the hostel-dwelling days of your twenties, the town’s shuttle bus terminal is located just across the park. 

A highlight staying at Limelight is the lively apres scene. Enjoy an afternoon of wood-fired pizza, a great Happy Hour (3-6 daily), and live music in the lounge area. Although, you'll need to get in early or reserve a table as it's one of the most popular spots for apres each day. Close to local restaurants and bars, Limelight is an ideal choice for families, couples, and the most avid of skiers.

Who should stay here

Suited to hardcore skiers Limelight Hotel is great for those who enjoy a fun après scene and still want a little luxury, but don’t want to pay huge Aspen price tags for extras they don’t need.

Available: This selection is currently available for this price. Once you submit an inquiry our agents will confirm your booking via email and send you an invoice for a deposit. You will need to pay a 25% deposit within 7 days (unless otherwise specified) to secure the booking.

On Request: Our agents need to confirm availability of this room. Once you submit a request we will endeavour to get back to you by the next business day to confirm availability (some properties may take longer). If prices are listed they are the exact prices for your dates, room selection and room occupancy. Where prices are not listed we will confirm the price when we confirm availability. In either instance, you are not committed to your selection until after we confirm availability and price. Once you agree to that confirmation, you will be sent an invoice and will need to pay a 25% deposit within 7 days (unless otherwise specified) to secure the booking. If your requested room is not available, we will present alternative options.

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