4 Romantic Ski Hotels for Under $200
The Omni Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH.
By Everett Potter
What’s better than a Valentine’s Day getaway to a ski resort? Waiting six weeks to go. You’ll save a bundle by going in late March, there will be more snow, and these four hotels under $200 a night in Bretton Woods, Jackson Hole, Aspen and Park City will still be romantic …
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The Omni Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH
The last of the classic New England hotels, the sprawling Mount Washington has a majestic setting, a deeply wooded valley with the snow-covered Presidential Range of the White Mountains rising behind it. Built in 1902, it has vast corridors with polished wood floors, fireplaces, trophy heads and a grandeur that is almost entirely gone from today’s ski lodges. It also has a new, world-class facility, The Spa, where an apres ski massage is just the ticket after a day spent on the slopes of adjacent Bretton Woods, New Hampshire’s largest ski area.Doubles from $152.
Washington School Inn, Park City, UT.
Washington School Inn, Park City, UT
This limestone school house that was converted to a luxurious 15-room inn is two blocks from Park City’s Main Street. You can walk to the Park City lifts, shops and restaurants. The inn has the kind of warm and intimate feeling that honeymooners seem to crave, from high quality European linens to a spa and sauna. The living room has 20-foot ceilings and a fireplace. Doubles from $185 per night.
Alpine House, Jackson, WY.
Alpine House, Jackson, WY
The best deals on romance at Jackson Hole are not slope side but in town at Alpine House, a luxurious bed & breakfast located two blocks from Jackson’s town square. The look of the 22-room Alpine House is Scandinavian pine and exposed beams. You’ll find down comforters, plush robes and individual fireplaces or white porcelain wood stoves. You’ll also find a library, a spa room, a Finnish sauna and an outdoor hot tub. Morning brings what may be the world’s best banana pecan pancakes and conversation with owners Hans and Nancy Johnstone, both former Olympians. You’re withing walking distance of the best shops and restaurants, a 20 minute shuttle bus ride from the resort. Doubles from $135.
Hearthstone House, Aspen, CO.
Hearthstone House, Aspen, CO
In a town where you can drop a mortgage payment on a two-night hotel stay, it’s nice to know that there’s Hearthstone House. This 17-room lodge was designed by a student of Frank Lloyd Wright and it’s incredibly located, in the heart of town, just a few blocks from the lifts for Ajax. The Wright-like touches are more pronounced in the public rooms. Bedrooms tend to be on the plain side, and cozy, but the price is remarkable indeed. Doubles from $189.