The Little Nell

675 East Durant Avenue, Aspen, CO, USA

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Hotel Description

It’s no mean feat to be considered the toast of Aspen. This cozy little town in the Rockies is considered the American winter destination for anyone with style, whether they can ski or not. Named after a madam who used to run the town, Little Nell has not dishonored her legacy of hospitality. In all other ways, however, like the rest of Aspen, it’s gone upscale.

Little Nell is the heart of Aspen’s sophistication, where Gary Cooper once clinked glasses with Hedy Lemarr. It’s America’s answer to Badrutts in St Moritz. Perhaps it is the location that makes it so grand—just steps away from the status-symbol Silver Queen Gondola. With its sloping ceilings and fireplaces in each room, Little Nell is less opulent than its rival, the St. Regis, but in a way, it’s more elite. The best room, hands down, is the Elizabeth Paepcke suite, with its 20-foot ceilings, its heated marble floors and a private exit straight out to Silver Queen so you can jump the lift line. Locals and guests alike flock to the warmly lit environs of the restaurant, which serves up cuisine you wouldn’t have thought possible in the Mountain West – foie-gras, crab and avocado ravioli, and an 11,000-bottle wine cellar. It’s considered to be the best restaurant in town. For a small fee of $70,000 a year, you can belong to its Aspen Mountain Club, a gentleman’s retreat of Austrian antiques and hand-woven carpets, where you can lunch on lobster club sandwiches with society’s best, and watch the athletically talented navigate the treacherous slopes of Snowmass.

Of course, as a guest at Little Nell, you will feel a bit on the outside. The real jet-setters—Goldie Hawn, Kevin Costner, and the like—have their own homes. Still it’s not a bad thing to get a room and be in the company of plebians like Sir Sean Connery and Ivana Trump. Besides, the après-ski spiked hot chocolate at Little Nell is quite an institution. Aspen address or no, for those few moments, you’ll feel very much part of the in-crowd. Just be sure to wear proper sport attire and not to skimp on the fur.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 92 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Bar
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Spa

Need to Know

50% deposit of full stay required at time of booking.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Town View Room 2 Queen Beds

    • Fits 4 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Pfeifer Suite 2 Bedroom 1 King 2 Queens

    • Fits 4 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • Bose Bluetooth Speaker
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • wood fireplace
  • Paepcke Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • One Bedroom Town View Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Two Bedroom Town Side Suite

    • Fits 4 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • Bose Bluetooth Speaker, Wifi
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • wood fireplace
  • Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • One Bedroom Mountain Side Suite

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • 1 Bedroom Mountain Side Specialty Suite

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • Wifi, Bose Bluetooth speakers
    • wood fireplace
  • Mountain Side Room- 1 King Bed

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Town View Room 1 King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Premium Town View Room 2 Queen Beds

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Premium Mountain Side Room King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Premium Town View Room 1 King Bed

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • minibar
    • wood fireplace
  • Mountain Side Room- 2 Queen Beds

    • Fits 3 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • Bose Bluetooth speaker
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • wood fireplace
  • Premium Mountain Side Room

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • Bose Bluetooth speaker
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • minibar
    • wood fireplace
  • Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Premium Mountain Side Room 2 Queen Beds

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • The Little Nell Suite 1 King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • Wifi
    • wood fireplace
  • Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Town Side

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 1 ft²/0 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • minibar
    • Wifi, Bose Bluetooth speaker
    • wood fireplace
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms, View (Town)

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1150 ft²/106 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (Specialty)

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1250 ft²/116 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Suite (The Little Nell)

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1450 ft²/134 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • Bose Bluetooth Speaker,
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • wood fireplace
  • Suite (Pfeifer)

    • Fits 4 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 2000 ft²/185 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Suite (Paepcke)

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2500 ft²/232 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • Bose Bluetooth Speaker, PC system
    • flat panel television
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
  • Room, Mountainside

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 600 ft²/55 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • Bose Bluetooth Speaker
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • minibar
    • wood fireplace
  • Mountain Side Guestroom

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 600 ft²/55 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • flat panel television
    • on demand movies
    • stand up shower
  • Town Side Guestroom

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 600 ft²/55 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • flat panel television
    • on demand movies
    • stand up shower
  • Premium Moutain Side Guestroom

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 650 ft²/60 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • on demand movies
    • stand up shower
  • Premium Town Side

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 660 ft²/61 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • on demand movies
    • stand up shower
  • Premium Room, View (Town)

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 660 ft²/61 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • stand up shower
  • Accessible Premium Town Side

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds
    • 660 ft²/61 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • flat panel television
    • on demand movies
    • Roll in shower
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Mountainside

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 800 ft²/74 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • Wifi, Bose Bluetooth Speaker,
    • wood fireplace
  • One Bedroom Town Side Suite

    • Fits 3 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 860 ft²/79 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • on demand movies
    • separate bedroom
    • stand up shower
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Bar
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Spa

Need to Know

50% deposit of full stay required at time of booking.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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