Ski season is fast approaching in the United States. Even though we’re still in the middle of a pandemic and there are natural changes to how things are run, a lot of ski resorts have promised to remain open to welcome guests and powder enthusiasts.
So if you’re one of those looking to get away and spend time on the slopes, here’s a compilation of the best ski resorts in the U.S. you can book using points!
Not only do you get to stay in the most luxurious ski lodges and hotels but you also get to save your money by substituting cash for points.
- 1. The St. Regis Aspen Resort
- 2. The St. Regis Deer Valley
- 3. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
- 4. W Aspen
- 5. Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa
- 6. The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe
- 7. The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort
- 8. Viewline Resort Snowmass, Autograph Collection
- 9. Vail Residences at Cascade Village
- 10. Waldorf Astoria Park City
- 11. Grand Hyatt Vail
- 12. The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain
- 13. Lodge at Spruce Peak (Vermont)
- 14. Hyatt Residence Club Breckenridge, Main Street Station
- 15. Hyatt Residence Club at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek
- 16. Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
- 17. DoubleTree By Hilton Breckenridge
- 18. Resort at Squaw Creek
- 19. Hyatt Place Park City
- 20. Sheraton Mountain Vista Villas, Avon/Vail Valley
- Final Thoughts
1. The St. Regis Aspen Resort
Just 3 minutes away from Aspen Mountain, it can’t get any grander than a stay at The St. Regis Aspen Resort.
Even as you’re approaching the resort, you’ll be regaled by its grand architecture. However, don’t be fooled by its classic appearance, the interiors are decidedly modern after a recent upgrade. Expect to see floor-to-ceiling windows, letting in a lot of light during summer and beautiful snowy mountain views during winter.
St. Regis is only a 3-minute walk to the heart of town. There’s a bus station where you can take the shuttle to various areas like Snowmass, Basalt, Buttermilk, and Aspen Highlands. Restaurants and shops around Aspen are also within 15 minutes so you don’t need to go far to experience local life in this stunning area.
This 5-story building features 179 rooms and suites. The rooms include Ralph Lauren custom furniture, 400-thread count Frette linens, marble bathrooms, Remède toiletries and products, mountain views, air conditioning, double vanities, lighted mirror, robe, slippers, hairdryer, desk, iron and ironing board, safe, alarm clock, television set, phone, coffee maker, and more.
To match the luxury of the rooms, the resort also comes with plenty of amenities. This includes 2 restaurants, one for fine dining and the other for casual dining. There’s a bar, 24-hour room service, wading pool, poolside bar, family pool, hot tub, deck, and cabanas. A spa, steam room, fitness area, and business center are also available for guests. Pets are also welcome at the hotel with fees.
This is a top-tier Marriott resort so expect to exchange between 98,000 to 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points for a free night’s stay here. Overall, if you’re aiming for luxury during your getaway, you can’t go wrong when staying at The St. Regis Aspen Resort.
Cash rates start at $550 to $3,560 per night for an entry-level room. Average of $1,200.
2. The St. Regis Deer Valley
St. Regis Deer Valley is one of the most famous resorts in the Deer Valley area. With ski-in/ski-out access, staying at the hotel is not only enjoyable for skiing enthusiasts, but it’s also strategic.
It’s only a short 8-minute drive away from downtown Park City. There’s a shuttle bringing guests back and forth from the hotel and the town. Also, the resort is only a 50-minute drive to Salt Lake City International Airport and a 10-minute drive to the Park City Golf Course.
If you want luxe glamor, you can’t go wrong with Park City. It’s got beautiful heated sidewalks, high-end shops, the most prestigious restaurants, and various top-notch resorts like St. Regis. There’s also the added perk of having Deer Valley itself, one of the three most popular mountains in Park City, and one of three that doesn’t allow any snowboarding.
Rooms at the St. Regis Deer Valley number up to 180. Each room has a king-sized bed, chair, balcony, desk, large bathroom, lamps, 17-inch television, double vanity, separate toilet and shower, soaking tub, wood furniture, and classic southern style palette.
For amenities, the resort offers a restaurant, the J&G Grill boasting over 13,000 bottles of wine in their cellar, a multi-level heated pool, two hot tubs right by the ski run, a ski valet, and ski rental shop, a 14,000-square-foot spa, and butler service.
Booking in points starts at 96,000 to 120,000 Marriott points per night for a standard room.
For cash rates, the prices start at $439 to $2,895 per night with an average of $760.
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3. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
To say The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is spacious is an understatement – it’s in fact, massive! Occupying 21,000 square feet of space, the resort serves as a home away from home for avid skiers and luxury vacationers.
Just steps away from the hotel are Bachelor Gulch’s quad chairlift, giving you a ski-in/ski-out experience like no other. Head 10 miles to the east and you’ll find the Red Sky Golf Club. Meanwhile, you can reach Vail too, as it’s only 18 miles away.
The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch contains 181 rooms spread over several floors. Each room comes with air conditioning, a balcony with a view or a terrace in some, smoking and non-smoking room options, minibar, coffeemaker, television, stylish bathrooms, fridge, fireplace, and microwave, among others.
For hotel features, they have almost everything guests will need. There’s a restaurant, bar and lounge, 24-hour security, turndown service, pool, fitness center, tennis court, golf course, skiing access, horseback riding, spa, room service, wheelchair accessibility, connecting rooms, and the hotel is pet friendly!
The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch lets you book for free using 84,000 to 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
Cash rates begin at $410 to $3,100 per night for a standard room. Average prices start at $1,100.
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4. W Aspen
Trendy and stylish, staying at the W Aspen means you get to be on the ground at one of the most famous winter spots while relaxing in a unique and fun hotel.
Geared towards the younger crowd, W Aspen was formerly Sky Hotel. In 2017, it was renovated and transformed into the W Aspen. The great thing when staying here is it’s an easy walk to explore the shops, restaurants, bars, and basically, all of the towns. Near the hotel is St. Regis Aspen while the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) is just 5 miles away.
Rooms at the W Aspen range from modern to quirky luxe. And yes, there are bunk beds in this 5-star resort! There are 88 rooms on the property. These are divided into five categories – from Wonderful to Extreme Wow. Almost all of them have balconies with a stunning view, a minibar, snack drawer, hangover kit, lounge kit, Nespresso machine, speaker, steamer, slippers, robe, iron, and ironing board. Gorgeous bathrooms with full-sized Bliss toiletries are also in each room.
Amenities here are as stylish as the funky rooms. There’s a beautiful rooftop wet deck, a great restaurant, a heated pool, a small gym with graffiti, a ski shop, a living room, a nightclub, a laundry service, room service, and Wi-Fi. W Aspen is also a pet-friendly hotel.
The W Aspen is a great resort that lets you book a free stay in exchange for 70,000 to 103,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
For cash bookings, this hip and stylish luxury hotel start at $438 to $3,060 per night. On average rates, it starts at $830.
Keeping track of which luxury hotels can be booked using points is difficult, to say the least. You wouldn’t want to end up spending your points on a mediocre hotel stay when there could be another more luxurious option right under your nose; that’s one of the reasons why you should consider adding a points consultant to your travel arsenal!
5. Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa
Featuring a whole view of Beaver Creek Mountain, this 190-room luxury resort will ensure your stay is as cozy and opulent as you’ve always imagined.
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort comes with a ski-in/ski-out location, making it ideal for those who don’t want to go far to get to the slopes. Just step outside the hotel and you’ll find the ski lift right there. Nearby, there’s a ski school where you can enjoy snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and skiing activities to enjoy.
Park Hyatt Hotels are known for deluxe rooms and this Beaver Creek Resort is no different. Out of the 190 rooms in the hotel, 23 of which are suites. Each of the basic rooms consists of a balcony with a view of the village or the mountain. There’s also a fireplace, flatscreen TV with satellite channels, dual-line phones, hairdryer, robes, ironing board, safe, air conditioning, heat control, and ceiling fans, while cribs are available upon request.
A top-class ski resort isn’t complete without stunning amenities. This includes 2 restaurants, an award-winning spa, a heated outdoor pool, heated tubs under a mountain waterfall, a fitness club, an outdoor fire pit, a large event space, access to Beaver Creek Golf Course and Sky Ranch, as well as access to Beaver Creek Village.
Our first World of Hyatt entry, this luxury ski-in/ski-out resort lets falls into the Category 7 bucket, requiring 30,000 World of Hyatt points per night. However, when peak pricing is rolled out, off-peak dates will cost 25,000 points per night, while peak dates will cost 35,000 points per night.
The average season rate at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa is around $470. High season rates can start at around $2,200 per room, per night. Meanwhile, low season rates average around $350 per room, with taxes and fees included.
6. The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe
The Ritz-Carlton has become synonymous with luxury dream vacations. And the Ritz-Carlton in Lake Tahoe lives up to its name, and more!
Take the gondola and in 10-minutes, you should be at the heart of North Star Village, with its fine restaurants, shopping stores, ski beach, skating rink, and cinema. If you want to party, take the free shuttle to Truckee. This quaint little town boasts breweries, olive oil tasting rooms, stylish boutiques, and bars.
The Ritz-Carlton in Lake Tahoe is as classy as it gets. If you’re after a true ‘Alpine lodge’ feel, this is the place to be. It’s got a stunning fireplace in the lobby, surrounded by stylish leather armchairs. Rustic wooden beams and flagstone floors complete the mood of the space.
Rooms here are also extravagant, even standard rooms are designed to give you a space that feels like it’s your own private cabin. There are leather armchairs, wooden drawers, and cabinets fitted with twig handles, champagne buckets crafted from wood, a small balcony, Nespresso machines, television sets, generous bathrooms with double vanities, a walk-in shower, and a full tub.
As for amenities, The Ritz comes with a spa, outdoor heated pools, including one for kids, a fireside terrace, separate fire pits, fitness classes, outdoor gear store, mountain concierge, cross-country skiing, bar, restaurants, steam room, sauna, and laundry services, among others.
As a Marriott resort, the hotel lets you exchange 88,000 to 120,000 Bonvoy points per night for an entry-level room.
Paid rates start at $543 to $2.888 per night for a standard room with an average of $856.
7. The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort
Found just west of Vail and sprawled all over the Lionshead Circle, this imposing resort looks like a haven in the middle of this beautiful nature escape.
The Hythe was once known as the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort. After a $40 million renovation, it also received a brand new name, elevating the resort into a brand new luxury retreat on par with neighboring hotels like The Ritz-Carlton Club and Four Seasons.
The resort has 344 rooms on the property, along with 22 suites and 16 luxury condominiums you can rent. It’s a great escape for families looking to enjoy a weekend or week-long trip on the slopes. Each standard room contains a flatscreen TV, mini-fridge, microwave, iron, robes, coffeemakers, in-room safe, twin or king beds, balcony, and phone, among others.
Other amenities in the hotel include room service, car rental, concierge services, onsite parking, babysitting and child care services, a gift shop, a laundry room, an indoor and outdoor pool, a game room, a health club, a spa area, and jogging trails. There is in-room dining as well as other local restaurants to enjoy.
Stay here on a free night starting with 70,000 to 103,000 points per night on a standard room.
Cash bookings begin at $380 up to $1,819 per night for a standard room. Average rates start at $750.
8. Viewline Resort Snowmass, Autograph Collection
Sitting right in front of Snowmass ski mountain, The Viewline Resort Snowmass recently underwent a renovation and has been renamed The Westin Snowmass Resort.
Beginner skiers who need to attend ski school can take the gondola outside the hotel and to the base of the mountain, making it a ski-in/ski-out resort. The resort is just a 20-minute drive to Aspen. However, be warned, that Aspen mountain is for intermediate to expert skiers so you’re better off staying near Snowmass if you’re new to skiing.
The hotel from the outside doesn’t look as extravagant, but once you enter, the place is massive and striking. The rooms are spacious and spread out over 8 floors of the building.
Each room comes with a desk, large king or queen-sized beds, wooded headboards, balcony or terrace with a view, leather chairs, television set, roll-in shower, air conditioning, a minibar, microwave, coffeemaker, refrigerator, whirlpool tub in some, DVD players, stylish bathrooms, and more.
The resort also comes with a fitness center, a spa, pool, hot tub, and sun deck, private ski valet, meeting rooms, a well-lit parking area, valet parking, gift shop, wheelchair access, and crib & rollaway upon request.
Now that Marriott has done away with hotel categories, you can book the resort starting with 49,000 points up to 63,000 points per night for a standard stay.
For cash rates, a standard room begins at $324 to $1,662 per night.
9. Vail Residences at Cascade Village
If a strict hotel experience isn’t what you’re after, Vail Residences at Cascade Village might be up your alley. These private condominiums and homes are affiliated with the Grand Hyatt Vail, giving you a chance to live in an actual home setting instead of a hotel, during your ski trip.
These private vacation rentals offer direct access to the slopes thanks to an on-property chairlift. Vail Residences is located at the bottom of Vail Mountain, and the homes are beautifully furnished with countless luxurious amenities to ensure your stay becomes truly special.
Each home is equipped with a kitchen, an in-unit laundry, parking, as well as full access to resort facilities. The bedrooms come with king-sized beds and double beds fitted with luxury linen sheets, a ceiling fan, and heating. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, a hairdryer, shower/tub combination, and towels. There are coffee or tea makers, cookware, dishwasher, oven, fridge, stovetop, 42-inch television with cable, and premium channels.
As for resort facilities, guests at Vail Residences can access the ski concierge, open-air chairlift, enjoy shuttle service within the resort and when heading to Lionshead Village. There’s also a heated pool by the creek, a hot tub, access to Grand Hyatt Vail’s fitness center, and Knock and Go Food Service.
Vail Residences at Cascade Village is a World of Hyatt property, and it is a Category 7 hotel, requiring 30,000 points per night. When peak season pricing is implemented, expect to redeem 25,000 points per night for off-peak stays and 35,000 points per night for peak stays.
Room rates at Vail Residences at Cascade Village vary depending on the type of property you rent and the season. During the low season, average rates start at $260 for a condominium unit. In contrast, high season rates start at $1,400 for a one-bedroom condo unit. The average daily rate for a stay at this stylish mountain residence is around $490.
10. Waldorf Astoria Park City
The Waldorf Astoria Park City sits in the middle of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. This luxury lodge will impress you with beautiful stone fireplaces, leather armchairs, stylish ottomans, oriental rugs, and more.
Right outside the Waldorf is the Frostwood Gondola, conveniently transferring guests if they want to go out skiing. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Main Street, a historic spot in Park City. There’s also the Utah Olympic Park 15 minutes away from the resort.
When it comes to the rooms, there are over 160 guest rooms in the Waldorf. They range from single bedrooms to large four-bedroom suites for families and groups. The basic rooms contain upholstered velvet headboards, designer wool carpets, custom furniture, Viking appliances, flatscreen television, king or queen beds, kitchenette, mini-fridge and sink, microwave, and stylish oversized bathrooms.
As for hotel amenities, the resort has plenty to offer. It has an outdoor heated pool, fitness center, bar, restaurants, spa, meeting rooms, and daily shuttles toward Deer Valley and Park City Mountain.
As the first Hilton Honors entry in this guide, this phenomenal resort will cost up to 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night, though it might be possible to find room rewards as low as 77,000 points per night.
Cash rates at The Waldorf Astoria Park City start at $451 to $3,154 per night with an average of $1,500.
11. Grand Hyatt Vail
It was in 2018 when former Hotel Talisa transformed into the Grand Hyatt Vail – a luxurious, Category 6 property, set in 40,000 square feet of gorgeous nature.
Set in the middle of Colorado’s beautiful Rocky Mountains, the Grand Hyatt Vail is stunning in spring, winter, or summer. It sits next to Gore Creek and has its own ski valet service with a lift so you don’t have to fret when you want to hit the slopes.
The hotel comes with 285 rooms and suites. Each one is fitted with gorgeous tones of blues, grays, and whites to match the mountain terrain. Large comfy king beds, full or partial nature views, leather headboards, work desks, 47-inch flatscreen TVs, spacious bathrooms with freestanding tubs, ironing boards, mini-refrigerators, hairdryers, bathrobes, Balmain Paris toiletries, blackout drapes, Keurig coffeemaker, and more, come with the room.
Top amenities to expect in the resort include a shuttle service running throughout the day, spa, laundry service, heated pool, fireplace, boutique shop, fitness center, valet service, concierge, 24-hour front desk, coffee shop, bar, restaurant, and 24-hour room service. It’s also a pet-friendly resort and prides itself on using environmentally friendly practices.
This wonderful World of Hyatt property falls into Category 6, requiring 25,000 points per night for standard stays, 21,000 points per night for off-peak dates, and 29,000 points per night for peak dates.
During the low season, room rates average $320 for a basic Deluxe Room. High season rates at the Grand Hyatt Vail start at around $1,300 per night on the same basic room. During the average season, the room rates go for around $450.
12. The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain
With 27,000 square feet of space, the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Beaver Creek Mountain promises a fun-filled getaway.
The resort is located just 2 hours away from Denver, so heading there won’t be a problem. It’s 15-minutes from the famous Vail Ski Resort and EagleVail Golf Club. It’s also around 2.1 miles from the Beaver Creek Golf Course and about 3.9 miles from the Arrowhead Ski Area.
There are 232 rooms inside the property. Each one contains floor-to-ceiling windows with lovely views of the mountain or valley. There’s a large modern bathroom filled with marble features, tubs, rain showerheads, flatscreen TVs, robes, coffeemaker, and queen or king beds. Other amenities are included depending on the type of room you get.
Hotel amenities available for guests to enjoy include an outdoor pool, a Turkish bath, steam room, heated pool, meeting room, beauty salon, luggage storage, onsite gondola, kids club, jacuzzi, ski rental and valet, spa, restaurant, and more.
This resort lets you book with points starting with 71,500 up to 106,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
For cash rates, the prices start at $350 and go up to $1,642 per night with an average of $780.
13. Lodge at Spruce Peak (Vermont)
Spruce Peak is a slow-paced village in Stowe that makes for an excellent base to explore the nearby areas. If you’re looking for a more relaxed skiing vacation this year, staying at the Lodge at Spruce Peak could be your best bet.
This gorgeous hotel is only an hour’s drive away from Burlington International Airport. From the hotel, downtown Stowe is only 10 minutes away, and so is Stowe Golf Course. To take to the gondolas, it’s only a 3-minute drive and soon enough you’ll be hitting the slopes. There’s also the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory to check out, which is just a 27-minute drive from the resort.
The property features 312 rooms with the design offering a nod to the “Adirondack chic” most ski lodgers are familiar with. Think red cedar, local stones, high ceilings, and of course, lots of fireplaces!
Classic rooms in the property come with either a king or two double beds, marble-furnished bathrooms, LCD flatscreen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, balcony with mountain views, shower, vanity, leather chair, tub, and goose-down feather bedding, among others.
For amenities, the resort has a swim-up bar, poolside drink service, golf course, jacuzzi, tennis court, room service, pool, minibar, meeting and conference rooms, spa, fitness center, full kitchen in some rooms, rental car service, airport transportation, air conditioner, beauty and hair salon, and dry cleaning. They also allow pets in the hotel for a daily fee.
As a World of Hyatt Category 7 property, The Lodge at Spruce Peak will cost 25,000 points per night during off-peak dates, 30,000 points per night during standard dates, and 35,000 points per night during peak dates.
Room rates at The Lodge at Spruce Peak can reach up to $730 during the peak winter season. However, for the low season, rates for the Classic Guestroom, their most basic, only go as much as $300 per night. On the average season, the rates are around $400 per room, per night.
14. Hyatt Residence Club Breckenridge, Main Street Station
Set on the historic Main Street, the Hyatt Residence Club Breckenridge is a highly accessible and conveniently located resort perfect for your next vacation.
Breckenridge itself is a historic location. It’s an old Victorian town, at over 140 years old, and lies at the center of the Colorado Rockies. This old mining town not only has amazing snow activities thanks to the nearby mountains but it’s also got a thriving town, with music, food, and plenty of activities and areas to explore.
There are currently 51 residential-style homes on the property. The area here echoes the old ski town vibe so there are no large skyscraper hotels or establishments found in the town.
Rooms at the property come with a kitchen where you’ll find a burner stove, full-sized fridge, microwave, blender, dishwashing area, coffeemaker, dishwasher, and a full set of utensils to use. There’s a table with chairs, and a king-sized bed in the main room. Bathrooms are large and spacious with double vanities, shower area, jacuzzi tub, hairdryer, and hotel-label toiletries. Other room amenities include a television, a fireplace, a carbon monoxide detector, ceiling fan, and smoke detectors.
Hotel amenities include a swimming pool, heated tubs, fitness area, registration desk, cinema, business center, spa, ski valet, parking lot, laundry area, and vending machines.
This property is a World of Hyatt Category 6 resort, which requires 21,000 points per night during off-peak dates, 25,000 points per night during standard dates, and 29,000 points per night during peak dates.
Studio rooms at the Hyatt Residence Club Breckenridge are around $280 during the average season. For the low season, the prices can drop to as much as $190 while during peak seasons, prices can reach as much as $700.
15. Hyatt Residence Club at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek
Considered among the most breathtaking resorts in the area, the Hyatt Residence Club Beaver Creek makes your ski trip more memorable than ever. With a ski-in/ski-out option plus just minutes away from key attractions in the area, it’s one of those places where you can’t ask for more.
Stroll from the resort a bit and you’ll find a large outdoor skating rink where you and your family can skate to your heart’s content. There are also restaurants and shops nearby if you want to explore the town. Also adjacent to the resort is the Center for the Arts
Rooms at the Hyatt Residence come in three varieties – the Studio, the Two Bedroom, and the Three Bedroom. The most basic is the Studio but it has all the amenities you could need during your stay. It comes with a large king bed and sofa bed, and bathrooms with a full tub. There’s a kitchen area with a small fridge, coffeemaker, cooktop, microwave, oven toaster, and table for four. You’ll also find a fireplace, hairdryer, cable TV, ceiling fan, DVD player, in-room safe, electronic door locks, radio alarm clock, and free Wi-Fi.
As for amenities, you can avail of concierge services, an on-site restaurant, a fitness center, a spa, and pool. You’ll also find countless activities to enjoy in the nearby area including snowshoeing and attending racing clinics.
As a World of Hyatt Category 7 hotel, you’ll need to redeem 25,000 points per night during off-peak stays, 30,000 points per night during standard stays, and 35,000 points per night during peak stays.
Room rates at the Hyatt Residence Club Beaver Creek start at $220 in the low season. In the peak months, Studio Rooms can go for $580 on average per night. Meanwhile, during the average season rates are around $350 per night.
16. Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
It’s not just one single building, the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino is part of several buildings located in a particular area.
This large resort is a 35-mile drive from Reno/Tahoe International Airport and sits next to North Lake Tahoe. It’s found in Incline Village, a beautiful resort town in the area. Shops, restaurants, and other hotels are within walking distance of the property. You can visit Mt. Rose and Northstar for some good skiing, both are only 15 minutes away.
With such a massive resort, you get around 442 rooms to choose from in the facility. Each room has a lovely bathroom, modern tubs and showers, designer toiletries, a lighted vanity mirror, private balconies, television sets, an iPod docking station, a coffee maker, a small sofa, large windows, and more.
In terms of hotel amenities, you get a lot. There’s the airport transportation, a concierge, a fitness center, spa, swim-up bar, casino, beach, jacuzzi, pool, meeting and conference rooms, tennis court, rental care service, and babysitting services.
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa, and Casino is a solid Category 6 World of Hyatt hotel. It charges 21,000 points per night during off-peak dates, 25,000 points per night during standard dates, and 29,000 points per night during peak dates.
Rooms at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa, and Casino go for around $300 during the average season. Rates in the low season can start at $250. Meanwhile, during the high season, the rates can be as high as $550.
17. DoubleTree By Hilton Breckenridge
Perfect for families, DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge is a stunning resort that sits right across the street from the Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Peak 9. Just walk a few minutes to reach the QuickSilver SuperChair lift and you should be enjoying your way to the mountain.
The hotel is strategically located. Within 6 minutes of walking, you’ll reach Main Street with its restaurants, shops, and bars. If you want to ice skate, the Stephen C. West Ice Arena is only a 3-minute drive from the hotel. Other attractions to check out include the Breckenridge Golf Club and Mountain Top Children’s Museum.
DoubleTree has 208 rooms, each one imbibing a comfortable chalet vibe. It’s filled with plenty of wood and stone details, warm touches, as well as an earth-tone palette. Each standard room comes with couches and armchairs, large 42-inch flatscreen television, an in-room safe, a coffeemaker, and a fridge. Bathrooms come with a shower and tub combination with toiletries.
For amenities, there are 2 on-site restaurants but Main Street is a short distance away if you want to explore the town and eat there. There’s a daily shuttle to Main Street, a ski valet service, a seasonal outdoor pool, several indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a sauna, babysitting services, a fitness center, a business center, a ballroom space, and valet parking.
To book standard room rewards at this Hilton Honors property, you can spend anywhere from 66,000 Hilton points, depending on the date(s) of your stay.
DoubleTree is a beautiful and cozy luxury hotel you can book with points. If you want to stay here, the cash price during the peak season can go as high as $470. For low-season periods, the most basic rooms start at $120. During the average season, rates at the DoubleTree are around $150 per room.
18. Resort at Squaw Creek
The Resort at Squaw Creek was first built in the 60s. But despite its age, it has maintained its beauty throughout the years and remains one of the first-rate ski resorts in the Squaw area in Lake Tahoe.
Found close to the entrance of Squaw Valley, the resort comes with its own ice skating rink during wintertime. They also have an 18-hole golf course for golf enthusiasts. A convenient lift to access Squaw Mountain is also available.
The Resort is only a 15-minute drive from Tahoe City as well as Alpine Meadows ski resort. If you want to explore the area, you can as well. It’s advisable to either bring a car or rent it so it’s easier.
The rooms in the resort are spacious and modern. Most of which have stunning views of the surrounding area. After it was renovated, the resort now has 405 rooms. Each one contains large bathrooms with granite vanities and a soaking tub. There’s a flatscreen TV, pillow-top beds, coffeemakers, minibar, kitchenette to full kitchens in some rooms, as well as fireplaces and balconies.
For hotel amenities, there’s the golf course, a spa with outdoor jacuzzis and plunge pool, a modern gym, a kid’s club, an arcade area, tennis courts, year-round pool with a water slide. There’s also a restaurant on-site and a bar.
To book a stay at this World of Hyatt Category 6 resort, redeem 21,000 points per night during off-peak dates, 25,000 points per night during standard dates, and 29,000 points per night during peak dates.
Staying here during peak season means paying around $440 for a Deluxe Room. During non-peak months, the standard rooms can go for around $260. Overall, the hotel has an average price of $300 per night.
19. Hyatt Place Park City
The Hyatt Place Park City is just 4 miles from key skiing destinations, this includes the Deer Valley ski area as well as the Park City Mountain Resort.
This upscale property has ski-in/ski-out access and is surrounded by great attractions, making it easy to enjoy different activities during your stay. It’s an 8-minute drive from the Park City Golf Course, while the busy Main Street is only a 15-minute drive from the resort. It’s also less than an hour’s drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, making it highly accessible if you’re flying in.
The Hyatt Place Park comes with 116 rooms, most of which are decorated in a modern mountain lodge design filled with blue accent tones in a neutral palette. Stone fireplaces and mid-century modern furniture are also a staple in the hotel.
Standard rooms come equipped with a small fridge, coffee maker, sink, dishes, microwave, Hyatt Grand Bed, flatscreen TV, work desk, corner area with sofa, branded toiletries, blackout curtains, stylish bathrooms, and even a crib upon request. All rates, including points rates, including free breakfast, as long as you’re a World of Hyatt member!
For amenities, there’s a fitness center, bar, all-day dining, meeting room, business area, pool, laundry services, and of course, Wi-Fi throughout the property.
This midscale World of Hyatt property falls under Category 4, which means off-peak dates cost 12,000 points per night, standard dates cost 15,000 points per night, and peak dates cost 18,000 points per night.
Rates for the Hyatt Place Park City range from $110 during the low season to as high as $360 for peak season. However, during the average season, standard rooms in the property can go for $200 per night.
20. Sheraton Mountain Vista Villas, Avon/Vail Valley
An award-winning resort, the Sheraton Mountain Vista Villas is a vacation rental geared towards those who want a homey space while on vacation.
The resort is found below Beaver Creek Mountain, which is the perfect spot for skiing and other outdoor activities. It’s also located near various attractions including the Bearcat Stables, which is 10 miles away. There’s also Freedom Park within a short distance away.
There are over 7 floors on the property and it contains 158 rooms. The basic rooms come with alarm clocks, coffee/tea maker, down feather pillows, pull-out sofa bed, king-sized beds, satellite and cable TV, fireplace, washer/dryer, safe, kitchenette with dishwasher, oven, pots/pans, fridge, stove, toaster, tables, and chairs. There are also large bathrooms with a hairdryer, separate shower and tub, bathrobe, and bathtub with spray jets.
As a guest, you can enjoy a variety of amenities on-site, this includes a game room, local restaurant deliveries, valet dry cleaning, video games, a fitness center, and a pool.
The hotel lets you book a free night starting with 43,000 to 63,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
As for cash rates, an entry-level space means shelling out $159 to $666 per night. Average of $350.
If you ever find yourself wondering which resorts to visit on your next ski vacation, make sure to keep these resorts in mind.
These properties are not only beautiful but they are also rated as among the best ski resorts in the United States. Plus, you can book a room here using points! Perfect if you want to save money and spend it on other activities or attractions during your trip.
Have a safe and fun vacation!