The Little Nell

Why you'll love it here

  • Stay at Aspen’s one and only five star, five diamond hotel at the base of the Silver Queen Gondola
  • Enjoy convenient ski in/ski out service on Aspen Mountain, allowing easy access to the slopes
  • Browse the Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning subterranean cellar to find the perfect bottle
  • Experience ultimate luxury from a world-renowned Relais & Chateaux hotel


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Full accommodation information

Huddled in the heart of downtown Aspen, Colorado, just steps from the Silver Queen Gondola, The Little Nell offers a restful retreat after an adventurous day on the slopes. Families and couples can enjoy a luxury ski experience, with ski in/ski out access to the Aspen Mountains, exceptional cuisine, and a world-class spa.

In true Relais & Chateaux style, The Little Nell offers a range of luxurious accommodation, many of which offer stunning mountain views. Choose from beautifully appointed guest rooms, suites and residences, with modern furnishings and high-end amenities across the board. Residences are the perfect option for families or groups of friends, with multiple bedrooms, living areas, fully equipped kitchens, and a shared rooftop pool.

Beyond your accommodation, the hotel’s range of activities are also designed to accommodate all kinds of holidays, whether it’s a romantic honeymoon or a family celebration. In the winter months, you can enjoy skiing at its very best with ski in/ski out access to Aspen Mountain, as well as some super exclusive ski experiences organised by the concierge team.

When the snow melts away, the mountains reveal several hiking and biking trails to explore, and you can try your hand at fly fishing and golfing in the sunshine. The hotel also features a world-class spa, fitness centre, yoga studio, and a heated outdoor pool and hot tub.

For high-end cuisine, there are two incredible restaurants to choose from, which you can follow with a visit to the two lively bars or speakeasies. The hotel’s award-winning wine program grants you an extensive selection of beverages to enjoy as you soak in the mountain views.


This boutique property offers 92 accommodation options of an incredible standard, with unique touches of luxury throughout. Choose from guestrooms, suites and residences, including rooms with mountainside and townside views. Enjoy bright and airy interiors, spacious living areas, and complimentary minibars with snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

Activities and Entertainment

Wine Tasting

The Little Nell is renowned for its personalized wine experiences, including private tastings and dinners hosted by expert sommeliers. You can enjoy selections from the hotel's extensive 20,000-bottle wine cellar, along with house-cured meats and local cheeses. For an even more elevated experience, reserve a private wine dinner with a customized menu, and hand-selected wine pairings by the sommelier team.


Ski and snowboard guests will enjoy access to once-in-a-lifetime on-mountain activities. You can ski on the mountain before it opens, learn to drive a snowcat, take a snowcat powder tour and sweep the mountain at the day’s end with Aspen Mountain Ski Patrol.

Summer Adventures

As the mountain wildflowers begin to blossom, Aspen transforms into a completely different landscape. If you’re planning to venture here in the summer, there’s plenty of ways to explore the stunning scenery without skis. Visit the Adventure Centre to find the best option for you, whether it’s an off-road adventure or a fly fishing trip. Take a drive in the Audi Q7, or the super powerful, fully electric Audi e-tron SUV, and whiz your way around Aspen in style.

Town Side Guestrooms

Town Side Guestrooms

Overlooking downtown Aspen, this spacious town side guest room is the pinnacle of modern luxury. You’ll find calming tones and plenty of hospitable touches across this room built for two, including a gas log fireplace, a deep soaking tub and heated flooring.
Mountain Side Guestrooms

Mountain Side Guestrooms

Gaze over The Little Nell’s stunning courtyard and glistening heated pool from this modern mountain-facing guestroom. The majestic Aspen Mountain is visible from some of these guestrooms too. Enjoy a deep soaking tub, a gas log fireplace, and a fully stocked mini bar in this bright and airy getaway on the slopes.
Town Side Premium Guestrooms

Town Side Premium Guestrooms

These rooms offer stunning views of downtown Aspen and the surrounding mountains, with floor-to-ceiling windows providing plenty of natural light. Designed with couples in mind, enjoy a king size bed, a gas log fireplace, a deep soaking tub and other luxury touches.
Mountain Side Premium Guestrooms

Mountain Side Premium Guestrooms

These ultra-luxurious Mountain Side Guestrooms offer breathtaking views of the snowy peaks outside, including Aspen Mountain and Shadow Mountain. Relax into your cosy surrounds, which include a king size bed, a deep soaking tub, and a gas log fireplace.
One Bedroom Town Side Suite

One Bedroom Town Side Suite

This stunning one-bedroom suite features a king size bed and a separate living area with a gas log fireplace. Admire downtown Aspen from your window and enjoy luxury amenities including heated marble flooring and all-natural “Fast Tracks” June Jacobs spa treatments.
One Bedroom Mountain Side Suite

One Bedroom Mountain Side Suite

These luxury mountain-facing suites feature a spacious balcony for slow evenings watching the sunset. Inside, enjoy high-end amenities and modern features, such as heated flooring, a deep soaking tub and a gas log fireplace.
Two Bedroom Town Side Suite

Two Bedroom Town Side Suite

Gazing over the bustle of Aspen’s Gondola Plaza, this spacious suite offers two bedrooms for small families. Enjoy a comfortable king size bed in the master bedroom, twin beds in the second bedroom and two accessible bathrooms. Spend long evenings together in the living room, or around the dining table designed for four.
The Benedict Suite

The Benedict Suite

Architect Fritz Benedict, Frank Lloyd Wright’s protégé, designed several buildings in Aspen, and this suite replicates his distinct aesthetic. With chic, modern touches and minimalist tones, settle into complete luxury in this suite built for two. Enjoy a living room, master bedroom, and bathroom, each adorned by luxury amenities.
The Islein Suite

The Islein Suite

Dedicated to Fred Islein, former Swiss Army officer, ski racer, and ski School School Director in Aspen and Snowmass, this suite celebrates the rich history of skiing. Celebrate the sport’s legacy with a stay in this luxury suite built for two, adorned by custom designs and modern amenities.
The Roch Suite

The Roch Suite

Named after André Roch, a Swiss mountaineer and skiing champion who planned and surveyed Aspen Mountain, The Roche Suite celebrates the resort’s humble origins. Reflecting the majesty that surrounds it, this suite offers complete luxury to couples, with a modern living room, master bedroom, marble bathroom and private bar.
The Pfeifer Suite

The Pfeifer Suite

This luxury suite stands as a glowing tribute to the founder of Apen Ski School, Friedl Pfeifer. Enjoy the simple beauty of this modern suite, designed for families of four to relax together and make memories. There are two bedrooms, spacious living areas and a private bar.
The Little Nell Suite

The Little Nell Suite

Named after the local legend of Little Nell, this signature suite offers spectacular views of Aspen Mountain. In your homely, family-friendly retreat, enjoy wall-to-wall windows, two wraparound balconies, and all the essential modern amenities, and more.
The Paepcke Suite

The Paepcke Suite

This is the hotel’s biggest suite, offering the ultimate luxury stay for small families. Together you can enjoy spacious bedrooms, a living room, a private bar, a dining table, a powder room and a sweeping balcony that overlooks Aspen Mountain.


The Little Nell offers a collection of luxury residences, which are perfect for families or larger groups. They range from one to four bedrooms and feature modern furnishings, full kitchens, and multiple living areas. Outside, you’ll find private balconies or patios overlooking the mountains.
Element 47

Element 47

Settle into the calm and cosy atmosphere of Element 47, The Little Nell’s home to contemporary American cuisine and an award-winning wine list. Retreat to the ambient Living Room after your meal for a nightcap by the fire.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Ajax Tavern

Ajax Tavern

The Ajax Tavern is a great spot for daytime relaxation offering, a vibrant, lively atmosphere, French bistro-inspired cuisine, and refreshing drinks. Enjoy stunning views of Aspen Mountain from its outdoor patio.

AspenX Café

AspenX Café

Venture to Aspen Mountain’s Lower Gondola Plaza for delicious baked goods and sweet treats at AspenX Café. Open all day, snack on freshly prepared pastries and pair with coffee or tea.

The Wine Bar

The Wine Bar

Spend your evenings in the warmth of the cosy Wine Bar, an intimate setting that welcomes groups of families and friends. Share a bottle of red, white, or sparkling rose as your DJ sets the mood with a playlist of soothing vinyl records.

Aspen Snowmass Ski Holidays Essential Information

Resort Altitude:2422m (7945ft)

Winter Season:Nov - Apr


Ski Area:Aspen and Snowmass

Nearest Airport:Aspen Pitkin or Denver

Transfer Time:From Pitkin 10 mins or Denver 3 hours

Linked Lift Resorts:Aspen Mountain, Ajax, Buttermilk and Snowmass

Highest Lift:3417m (11,212ft)

Number of Lifts:9

No of Pistes:76





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