Snow and Spas: Stay in Keystone
Keystone is one of Colorado’s many premier ski locations. Cradled amongst the vistas of the Continental Divide and steeped in thousands of acres of wilderness, Keystone makes for the perfect location for Colorado vacation skiers, snowboarders, and outdoor enthusiasts. With powdery slopes, lakes, and rivers nearby, this ski town provides activities to take part in all year round. While the town offers vacationers all these perks, it can also serve as a launching point for the surrounding areas, with Breckenridge, Arapaho Basin, and Loveland ski resorts nearby.
Keystone Lodge & Spa
Keystone Lodge & Spa is an AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort with 152 guest rooms and 14 loft suites to choose from on your Keystone Vacation. Steeped in tones of gold, the loft suites shine apart from the rest of the rooms. These suites showcase the beauty that is found Keystone, both on the inside and outside.
In the interior of these suites, Keystone vacationers will find plush mountain décor and an elegant spiral staircase leading to the king size bed in the loft area. On the lower level of the suite is the living room area which comes complete with a queen-size sleeper sofa and a private bathroom.
From the balcony, visitors on their Colorado vacation can take in the all the sights, as each of these rooms provide either a view of the cascading mountains, a bird’s eye view of Keystone Lake, or the twisting Snake River.
The guest rooms also offer luxurious lodgings. Each room is furnished with custom-made pine furniture as well as furnishings provided by Ralph Lauren. These rooms come in two different options. Guests can choose from rooms with king-size beds or with two queen size beds, each with premium beddings. Each room comes with a number of amenities that include a service bar, complimentary newspaper service, high-speed internet access, in-room safe, and TV with cable.
The Keystone Lodge & Spa also provides a number of services and areas for those on their Colorado vacation to take advantage of. For those looking to hit the slopes, the lodge provides their Gondola Express shuttle service. With this service, Keystone vacationers will be taken in the lodge’s private van to the gondola where guests will be provided with a complimentary Fast Pass and a free ski check.
For those looking to relax, and warm up, there is the lodge’s heated outdoor pool, indoor hot tubs, and saunas. As the name implies, the Keystone Lodge & Spa offers a number of spa treatments and massages in their state-of-the-art private or couples treatment rooms. The lodge also provides Vichy showers, separate men’s and women’s spa locker rooms, a relaxation room, a nail salon studio, and a hydro therapy room.
If You Go
For more information on the Keystone Lodge and Spa, visit: http://www.keystoneresort.com/Plan-A-Vacation/Lodging/Lodging-Details.aspx?Search=4/6/2012,04/12/2012,2,0,0|0|0|0|0|0|&Code=KEYSTONE-LODGE-HOTEL or call their number: 800-328-1323.
Evan Witt is an Illinois native with a degree in English Literature from Lake Forest College, and as a frequent visitor to Colorado, he enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, and photography.
Header photo of the Keystone Lodge and Spa by Colleen at ranunculusadventure.blogspot.com.
Keystone guest room photo courtesy of Keystone Lodge and Spa.
Keystone treatment room photo by Deidre Woolard at Luxist.com.