With so many lodging options and locations surrounding the Beaver Creek resort, it can be overwhelming to choose the perfect place for your next vacation or getaway. This handy lodging guide breaks down hotels near Beaver Creek to help you choose the perfect place for your next mountain adventure.
Beaver Creek Resort is uniquely situated, with the town of Edwards to the west of the resort, plus Avon and Eagle-Vail to the east. With three nearby communities, there is no lack of places to stay. Much of the lodging is devoted to luxury accommodations. So, if you're looking for a more affordable place to stay, but still want to ski this great mountain, you will need to do some research. Luckily, we've taken care of that for you here. The resort has three access points for skiing. Beaver Creek Village is on the east side of the resort and can be accessed from Avon via car or riverfront gondola. The Bachelor Gulch area of Beaver Creek Resort is located between Avon and Edwards, and Arrowhead Village is on the far west side, closest to Edwards. Each village surrounding Beaver Creek has its own unique vibe and lodging choices. Let's take a closer look at the three areas, each individual village, what's nearby, and some choices to consider for hotels near Beaver Creek resort.
Lodging in Beaver Creek Village
Beaver Creek Village is the oldest part of the resort and has a variety of luxury lodging options. Most of the choices at Beaver Creek Village command a premium price, especially during high points of the season like Christmas, New Year's and the Spring Break period.
The Charter at Beaver Creek is the original lodge at the resort, and still commands a top price for a three-star hotel. Other three-star hotels at Beaver Creek Resort include St. James Place, Hyatt Residence Club, Oxford Court and Creekside at Beaver Creek. Discerning travelers looking for four-star hotels have several to choose from: The Osprey, Park Hyatt, Market Square, Beaver Creek Lodge, Beaver Creek Resort and the Villa Montane Townhomes are top options located right in the village with walking access to the lifts.
Dining and nightlife options are concentrated in the village area. Beaver Creek Chophouse and Coyote Cafe are popular. You will also find Hooked, Blue Moose Pizza, Golden Eagle Inn, and Toscanini as further options.
The Eagle-Vail community is located just east of Beaver Creek Resort and just east of Vail itself. It is about a 90-minute drive from Denver through the Eisenhower Tunnel and crossing the Continental Divide. Eagle-Vail is unincorporated, but there are some restaurants and one of the most popular breweries is in this area, Vail Brewing Company. There are vacation rental options in this area. The Eagle-Vail Golf Club is the area's biggest attraction during summers, and cross-country skiing is available during the winter.
Lodging in Avon
The town of Avon is located just outside of the Beaver Creek Resort and is traditionally considered the home base for the resort. In fact, the resort can be accessed from Avon via two connecting lift rides, the Riverfront Express Gondola and Lower Beaver Creek Express Lift.
Downtown Avon has several hotels near Beaver Creek resort. The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is located adjacent to the Riverfront Express Gondola. Other hotels in the area include Sheraton, Seasons at Avon, Avon Village, Comfort Inn, Mein Haus and the Christie Lodge. Just outside of Avon, there are plenty of lodging options along Bachelor Gulch Trail heading toward the mountainside resort. The five-star Ritz-Carlton Club headlines this list of convenient and pricey resort hotels. Other choices in the area include Bear Paw Lodge, Horizon Pass or Hummingbird Lodge.
For dining, Mirabelle at Beaver Creek serves upscale chic French cuisine just up Village Road from downtown Avon. Other popular dining options include the Northside Kitchen, Vin 48, and Gondola Pizza. Skiers can also fuel up for a day on the slopes with a hot cup of java from Starbucks or Loaded Joe's.
Arrowhead Village is the newer area of Beaver Creek Resort, located on the west side just off of Highway 6 and Arrowhead Drive on the valley floor. It is only a short drive from downtown Avon. At Arrowhead Village, skiers have easy access to Beaver Creek mountain via the Arrow Bahn Express Lift. Beginners love the easy access to novice trails at Arrowhead, too.
Lodging in Edwards
More and more, visitors are choosing to stay in Edwards. Located on the west side of the ski resort, Edwards is only a short ride from the Beaver Creek lifts at Arrowhead Village. Edwards is different than the other areas because it is a town and offers a wide variety of culture and things-to-do other than skiing. There’s a gallery to explore, restaurants and bars, plus a unique river walk experience along the Eagle River that enhances the ambience of the mountain town.
The Inn at Riverwalk is the top choice for hotels near Beaver Creek in Edwards. The riverfront hotel is locally owned and operated and has been a staple of the Edwards downtown community for more than two decades. It is centrally located and near everything the town has to offer. The inn offers 60 deluxe rooms with a king or queen bed, and five condominiums for those guests looking for that type of accommodation. The guest rooms have been recently renovated. Each room features a full bathroom and plush linens. Other perks include premium movie channels and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms.
The hotel is a great destination for a romantic getaway or a family-friendly trip. Couples and adults can relax in the hotel’s hot tub that is right on the river, while kids love the heated pool. Before heading out for your day, fuel up with the complimentary Express Breakfast. There are also plenty of board games, a business center, fitness center, a unique trail mix bar and even a coffee bar with gourmet grinds to choose from.
Right around the hotel, you can engage in several fun activities. Guests can try their hand at fly-fishing in the river just steps from the hotel. During the summer, vacationers love the rafting and kayaking options only a stone's throw away. There’s plenty of hiking, biking and sightseeing opportunities in and around town. In the winter, ski two of the world’s best resorts: Beaver Creek and Vail. Inn at Riverwalk guests can take the complimentary shuttle to the nearby ski slopes in about six minutes and catch the shuttle back when the lifts stop for the day.
Hotel guests have access to a unique Gear Garage with cool items like snowshoes, bikes... even a GoPro camera. All you do is sign out equipment at the front desk for a day of adventure and return it when you're done. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to try something new without a rental fee to do so.
There's plenty to do just steps from the inn. Take in a movie at the theater across the street or make reservations at one of the fine-dining restaurants located only a short walk away. Grab a slice of pizza at Zino Ristorante, snag a burger and fries, or enjoy a cocktail at The Rose, Gore Range Brewery or Woody's Bar & Grill. Explore the downtown and visit boutique shops like Rocky Mountain Silver & Beads to sample the local crafts. Or make plans to stop by the popular bookstore, The Bookworm. You'll love the diverse selection of fun things to do, all in the shadow of the majestic Eagle River.
The Inn at Riverwalk is also a top dog-friendly hotel in the area. Many resorts won’t allow dogs on their property, but the Inn at Riverwalk embraces your canine companions. The hotel permits a maximum of two pets per room for a $25 per pet per night fee.