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11 Hotels Perfect For Your Next Mountain Biking Adventure

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Outdoors Week 2014 might have ended around the Curbed Nation, but let's face it, here at Curbed Ski we've always got the great outdoors on our mind. In the winter our days are full of powder and blue skies, but in the summer our sport of choice is mountain biking. And throughout North America, a new trend in bike-in/bike-out hotels has elevated the mountain bike vacation to a whole new level. Think high-end bike rentals, experienced guides, and loads of bike-centric amenities. So without further adieu, here's our list of the top mountain biking hotels in ski country, from Vermont to British Columbia and everywhere in between.

Please note: the map below is ordered from east to west, not from best to worst.


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1. Stowe Mountain Lodge

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7412 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT 05672
(802) 760-4700
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The Stowe Mountain Lodge is a full-service resort hotel in an area of New England with more the 50 miles of mountain biking. We love the hotel’s alpine cabin architecture, stone-framed fireplaces, top-notch service including ski, golf, and fly-fishing “sherpas,” loaner Mercedes, and stellar outdoor pool and hot tub. Hotel staff are more than happy to help you figure out your mountain biking agenda.

2. Viceroy Snowmass

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130 Wood Road
Snowmass Village, CO 81611
(970) 923-8000
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Located in Snowmass near tons of amazing mountain biking trails, this bike-in/bike-out hotel gets high marks for service, clean rooms, and suites outfitted with Viking appliances. They even offer a program called Pros in Motion that provides a private bike domestique (coach) to assist with rentals, help you during your ride, service your bike, and offer training and nutrition advice.

3. The Limelight Hotel

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355 S Monarch St
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 925-3025
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This downtown, pet-friendly Aspen hotel was named the best hotel in America by Expedia, and it's also a great place for mountain biking. A central location means you can bike straight to nearby trails form the hotel, and the property even has a bike work bench station for servicing. The rooms are large, comfortable, and well-priced with plenty of amenities, a great hot tub perfect for soothing tired legs, and free town bikes to use once you're off the trail. Don't miss the Limelight's tasty breakfast and happy hour (with pizza!) in the lobby.

4. The Little Nell

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675 East Durant Avenue
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 920-4600
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Downtown Aspen’s most talked-about hotel is the only five-star, five-diamond hotel in town and man, does it love the mountain bike crowd. Concierges will help you plan any type of cycling tour and hook you up with instruction form some of Aspen's top athletes. The Little Nell also offers Garmin GPS units that are pre-loaded with suggested rides so no rider gets lost. Now that's service!

5. Scarp Ridge Lodge

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512 2nd Street
Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 349-7761
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The Eleven Experience is known for its amazing, high-end vacations, and the five star Scarp Ridge Lodge in Crested Butte is no exception. The Lodge offers bespoke mountain biking itineraries tailored to the skill level and needs of any guest. And the mountain biking trails in Crested Butte are second to none; check out the famous 401 trail and enjoy singletrack that just might be unrivaled anywhere in the United States.

6. Inn At Lost Creek

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119 Lost Creek Ln
Mountain Village, CO 81435
(888) 601-5678
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We love the Inn at Lost Creek for its easy ski access, and in the summer this also means awesome bike-in/bike-out adventures. Bikers of any level will appreciate all the nearby trails, and hotel staff can line up a guided bike trip for groups of all sizes. Afterward a day on the hill, the hotel is an easy walk from the gondola into town.

7. Waldorf Astoria

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2100 Frostwood Blvd
Park City, UT 84098
(435) 647-5500
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Located at the base of Canyons Resort, the Waldorf Astoria offers great mountain bike packages that include guided three or five hour rides through nearby trails. Guests can then unwind at the spa, and we recommend trying the Mountain Salvation Sports Massage that's sure to help you recover. Just don't forget the carbo-loading!

8. Washington School House Hotel

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543 Park Avenue
Park City, UT 84017
(435) 649-3800
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One of the three original schoolhouses of 19th-century Park City, the Washington School House was turned into a B&B in 1984, and the limestone structure was renovated a second time and turned into a luxury boutique hotel in 2011. The downtown location is perfect for exploring Park City, the only city qualified as a Gold Level Ride Center by the International Mountain Biking Association. Vacation packages include a 3 or 5 hour guided bike tour, rejuvenating mud wraps, 2 water bottles, and complimentary breakfasts and cocktail hours.

9. Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley

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7700 Stein Way
Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-3700
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The “Scandinavian masterpiece” named after the legendary Norwegian pioneer of American skiing sits fifty feet from the lifts mid-mountain at Deer Valley. And while that makes it great for skiing, it also takes bike-in/bike-out to a whole new level. The hotel has a fleet of Rocky Mountain Bikes available to any size of rider and they even offer vacation packages that allow bikers to keep their bike (what a gift!) with a 4 night stay at the hotel. You can also expect outstanding service (hello, it's Deer Valley), and beautiful scenery. Perfect!

10. Hotel Terra

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3335 Village Drive, Teton National Forest
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 739-4000
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This ‘eco hotel’ at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is within spitting distance of two Jackson Hole institutions – the Tram, and the Mangy Moose. Known for beautiful modern rooms, an excellent spa, and the in-house Italian restaurant, Osteria, its most dramatic feature is the infinity hot tub overlooking the base village. The hotel also provides complimentary bike rentals (cruiser or tandem bikes) to guests and maps to over 115 miles of mountain bike trails. From flat, paved pathways to steep single track, the surrounding area has trails for any skill level.

11. The Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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4599 Chateau Blvd, Whistler
BC V0N 1B4, Canada
(604) 938-8000
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The Fairmont Chateau's location in the heart of the Whistler Upper Village means that it's a perfect home base for all the mountain biking Whistler has to offer. Where you brave Whistler's insane downhill bike park, or hit the local cross-country trails, the Fairmont will help you with every aspect of your vacation.

1. Stowe Mountain Lodge

7412 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672

The Stowe Mountain Lodge is a full-service resort hotel in an area of New England with more the 50 miles of mountain biking. We love the hotel’s alpine cabin architecture, stone-framed fireplaces, top-notch service including ski, golf, and fly-fishing “sherpas,” loaner Mercedes, and stellar outdoor pool and hot tub. Hotel staff are more than happy to help you figure out your mountain biking agenda.

7412 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT 05672

2. Viceroy Snowmass

130 Wood Road, Snowmass Village, CO 81611

Located in Snowmass near tons of amazing mountain biking trails, this bike-in/bike-out hotel gets high marks for service, clean rooms, and suites outfitted with Viking appliances. They even offer a program called Pros in Motion that provides a private bike domestique (coach) to assist with rentals, help you during your ride, service your bike, and offer training and nutrition advice.

130 Wood Road
Snowmass Village, CO 81611

3. The Limelight Hotel

355 S Monarch St, Aspen, CO 81611

This downtown, pet-friendly Aspen hotel was named the best hotel in America by Expedia, and it's also a great place for mountain biking. A central location means you can bike straight to nearby trails form the hotel, and the property even has a bike work bench station for servicing. The rooms are large, comfortable, and well-priced with plenty of amenities, a great hot tub perfect for soothing tired legs, and free town bikes to use once you're off the trail. Don't miss the Limelight's tasty breakfast and happy hour (with pizza!) in the lobby.

355 S Monarch St
Aspen, CO 81611

4. The Little Nell

675 East Durant Avenue, Aspen, CO 81611

Downtown Aspen’s most talked-about hotel is the only five-star, five-diamond hotel in town and man, does it love the mountain bike crowd. Concierges will help you plan any type of cycling tour and hook you up with instruction form some of Aspen's top athletes. The Little Nell also offers Garmin GPS units that are pre-loaded with suggested rides so no rider gets lost. Now that's service!

675 East Durant Avenue
Aspen, CO 81611

5. Scarp Ridge Lodge

512 2nd Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224

The Eleven Experience is known for its amazing, high-end vacations, and the five star Scarp Ridge Lodge in Crested Butte is no exception. The Lodge offers bespoke mountain biking itineraries tailored to the skill level and needs of any guest. And the mountain biking trails in Crested Butte are second to none; check out the famous 401 trail and enjoy singletrack that just might be unrivaled anywhere in the United States.

512 2nd Street
Crested Butte, CO 81224

6. Inn At Lost Creek

119 Lost Creek Ln, Mountain Village, CO 81435

We love the Inn at Lost Creek for its easy ski access, and in the summer this also means awesome bike-in/bike-out adventures. Bikers of any level will appreciate all the nearby trails, and hotel staff can line up a guided bike trip for groups of all sizes. Afterward a day on the hill, the hotel is an easy walk from the gondola into town.

119 Lost Creek Ln
Mountain Village, CO 81435

7. Waldorf Astoria

2100 Frostwood Blvd, Park City, UT 84098

Located at the base of Canyons Resort, the Waldorf Astoria offers great mountain bike packages that include guided three or five hour rides through nearby trails. Guests can then unwind at the spa, and we recommend trying the Mountain Salvation Sports Massage that's sure to help you recover. Just don't forget the carbo-loading!

2100 Frostwood Blvd
Park City, UT 84098

8. Washington School House Hotel

543 Park Avenue, Park City, UT 84017

One of the three original schoolhouses of 19th-century Park City, the Washington School House was turned into a B&B in 1984, and the limestone structure was renovated a second time and turned into a luxury boutique hotel in 2011. The downtown location is perfect for exploring Park City, the only city qualified as a Gold Level Ride Center by the International Mountain Biking Association. Vacation packages include a 3 or 5 hour guided bike tour, rejuvenating mud wraps, 2 water bottles, and complimentary breakfasts and cocktail hours.

543 Park Avenue
Park City, UT 84017

9. Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley

7700 Stein Way, Park City, UT 84060

The “Scandinavian masterpiece” named after the legendary Norwegian pioneer of American skiing sits fifty feet from the lifts mid-mountain at Deer Valley. And while that makes it great for skiing, it also takes bike-in/bike-out to a whole new level. The hotel has a fleet of Rocky Mountain Bikes available to any size of rider and they even offer vacation packages that allow bikers to keep their bike (what a gift!) with a 4 night stay at the hotel. You can also expect outstanding service (hello, it's Deer Valley), and beautiful scenery. Perfect!

7700 Stein Way
Park City, UT 84060

10. Hotel Terra

3335 Village Drive, Teton National Forest, Jackson, WY 83001

This ‘eco hotel’ at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is within spitting distance of two Jackson Hole institutions – the Tram, and the Mangy Moose. Known for beautiful modern rooms, an excellent spa, and the in-house Italian restaurant, Osteria, its most dramatic feature is the infinity hot tub overlooking the base village. The hotel also provides complimentary bike rentals (cruiser or tandem bikes) to guests and maps to over 115 miles of mountain bike trails. From flat, paved pathways to steep single track, the surrounding area has trails for any skill level.

3335 Village Drive, Teton National Forest
Jackson, WY 83001

11. The Fairmont Chateau Whistler

4599 Chateau Blvd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada

The Fairmont Chateau's location in the heart of the Whistler Upper Village means that it's a perfect home base for all the mountain biking Whistler has to offer. Where you brave Whistler's insane downhill bike park, or hit the local cross-country trails, the Fairmont will help you with every aspect of your vacation.

4599 Chateau Blvd, Whistler
BC V0N 1B4, Canada