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Independence Square Hotel

404 S Galena St, Aspen, Aspen, USA
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Scout loves

  • Rooftop hot tub - need we say more!
  • Great complimentary continental breakfast
  • Amazing location near Silver Queen gondola & skier shuttle
  • Just a three minute walk to the lifts - unbeatable!

Scout tips

  • Although hotel style, each unit is individually-owned and therefore individually decorated
  • No parking on-site (speak to the front desk about a parking pass)
  • Entrance can be a little hard to find - ask Scout for a detailed description
  • Perfect option for couples who love to be in the heart of the action of Aspen


The Independence Square Hotel is a cross between a hotel and a collection of vacation rentals presented in a simple, boutique style. The historic property offers guests the best of both worlds with a 24h front desk, daily continental breakfast, ski lockers and concierge services, plus incredibly close to both the gondola of Aspen Mountain and Rubey Park (the main hub for skier shuttles). Independence Square offers a great alternative for those wanting a centrallly located hotel but without frills and subsequent price tag that many other hotels in Aspen command.

​Independence Square Hotel only has 25 rooms and condos so it provides a homely, welcoming feel as well as a very personalised service. Rooms range between Standard and Deluxe rating hotel-style rooms and suites. Cosy guestrooms offer small kitchenettes for convenience, while the larger Premier suites offer full kitchens and dining spaces. Most of the Deluxe and Premier guest rooms and suites feature a king bed, while Standard rooms have a Queen (only two rooms at the hotel boast two queen beds). Standard rooms are basic but clean and comfortable, whereas Deluxe and Premier rooms are those which have been renovated, with fantastic modern mountain styling and lots of space to spread out. The one bedroom suites and condos are ideal for smaller families. Each unit is individually designed, but most have been recently renovated to include modern furnishings and state-of-the-art appliances. 

The iconic building of Independence Square Hotel​ is located at the base of the Aspen Mountain with an amazing rooftop enabling guests to take in the views of the town and mountains. The rooftop also boasts a hot tub which is the perfect place to relax and soak when you return from the slopes (one of the best hot tubs in Aspen!). Communal laundry facilities are available on site. Thanks to its great location Independence Square Hotel​ is an ideal base for exploring both Aspen's mountains and downtown heart. A number of parks, shops, bars and restaurants are situated on your doorstep so you can reach everything you need within minutes. The hotel is situated next to the popular Belly Up bar, which often features live music throughout the season, so rooms closest to this side of the building can be loud at times. Continental breakfast is included daily is an added bonus.

The Independence Hotel is a perfect option for solo travellers and couples on an Aspen ski vacation who love to be in the heart of the action, but also close to both Aspen Mountain and the skier shuttle. Smaller families will love the larger suites and self-contained condos, and the proximity to restaurants and shops.

Who should stay here

Independence Square Hotel​ is great for couples seeking a comfortable no-frills hotel ski hotel in the heart of Aspen. It is perfect for skiers and non-skiers alike thanks to its prime location in the middle of downtown. 

Scout Customer Reviews

It was lovely, Lesley and the staff were amazing. Room was great, hot tub was incredible and location very central. Would highly recommend. Gail, Scout Customer, 2019

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.

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