I've traveled to Colorado and Utah for ski vacations many times. I've tried the ski-in ski-out condos, as well as the typical motels and hotels. By far, the best option I've come across has been the Woodspur Lodge in Winter Park, Colorado. The lodge itself is rustic and cozy, I believe it's actually built with the original timbers that supported the first ski lifts at Winter Park. There's nothing like coming back from a great day of skiing and relaxing in some comfortable clothes, just walk down the hall to the great room and be served a warm, delicious meal. No looking for a restaurant, making reservations or waiting for a table.
The staff was very attentive to any requests my son and I may have had. My son especially looked forward to the home baked cookies that were put out every afternoon around 3 o'clock.
The ski area is just a 5 minute shuttle ride away and downtown Winter Park is even closer. We enjoyed a little snowshoeing one afternoon behind the lodge and came across a few red fox and I'm told occasionally you may even spot a moose nearby. If you have any energy left after skiing my son would also highly recommend the Winter Park Recreation Center, it is a first class facility located just a few minutes away.
All in all our visit to the Woodspur Lodge was an excellent Rocky Mountain getaway that we'll look forward to do again! Thanks to Jeanine and Jimmy and all the staff.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This wonderful lodge will meet every comfort level you can think of. Crackling fire places, warm and friendly staff, and hot, large home-cooked breakfast & dinner. We have a private bar for our guests, two outdoor Jacuzzis, Sauna, Games and TV room, pool table, large indoor and outdoor lounge areas with terrific views. Complimentary transportation to/from the ski area. Come with friends and family and meet new ones. Become a part of our family! ... more less