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Tivoli Lodge

386 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, USA
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Scout loves

  • A central location that’s practically ski-in (when the conditions are right) and not far from the gondola.
  • There’s live music in the lobby 4 afternoons a week.
  • Complimentary cookies and hot drinks in the lobby.
  • The owners live in the hotel. Their chocolate labrador dog hangs around the lobby to greet guests.
  • No resort fees are charged. 

Scout tips

  • The valet will carry your skis to the gondola for you, you just have to ask.
  • All rooms have an empty fridge, microwave and wet bar.
  • Some of the premium rooms have balconies.
  • Tower rooms are more spacious with lots of windows.
  • Valet parking is $29 a night.

SCOUT REVIEW

Tivoli Lodge has been on the Vail scene since the ’60s, but a complete rebuild meant it suddenly shot from being a laid-back ski lodge to a hotel that competes with the best in Vail.

Fortunately what remains is the same friendly ski-lodge atmosphere while guests now have a top-of-the-range experience. For instance, the owners (the Lazier family of Indy Car racing fame) invested heavily in the technology in the hotel. Each room’s temperature and lighting can be controlled from the front desk, ensuring a toasty warm room for your arrival.

If you’re a light sleeper you may have just found your perfect hotel. The walls of each room are so thick that your neighbors could be having a raucous party and you wouldn’t even notice.

The rooms, including the bathrooms, are generously sized – not only by Vail standards, but for hotels anywhere. Premium rooms have views of the slopes and mountains that stretch up from the base of the hotel. They’re done in a contemporary rustic style – think rich reds, leather and dark woods. In fact, the decor of the hotel was designed by Diane Lazier herself.

Unlike the other big hotels in Vail, Tivoli doesn’t have its own restaurant or in-house spa. There are a couple of outdoor hot tubs (just outside the hotel lounge area) and they serve up a big skiers’ buffet every morning in the lobby, including hot items. There is a small gym and guests can use the Vail Vitality Center, which has a full health club and spa. The ski locker room has heated boot racks and slippers are provided.

So while it’s lacking in some facilities, it’s the little luxuries, big comfortable rooms, excellent service and relaxed atmosphere that have loyal visitors returning year after year. Not to mention the friendly dog, appropriately named Speed.

The Tivoli Lodge is an ideal option for a Vail ski vacation, particularly for those who enjoy a traditional lodge-feel and convenient location within Vail village.

Who should stay here

Tivoli is perfect for guests who want a premium hotel that’s central to everything in Vail, and who love a more relaxed lodge-like atmosphere.

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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