The last decade has seen explosive growth of Vacation Rentals as an alternative to hotel based vacations. The internet has made it much easier for owners and small agencies to successfully market vacation rentals. Today even high end travelers are choosing to go to websites that facilitate the marketing of individual homes and apartments. This brings benefits to renters and owners at the expense of the larger property management companies and hotel chains.
Should you stay in a hotel or a vacation rental on your next trip to Aspen?
Determining factors of what works best for your own needs may include; number of guests in your party, the make-up of that group, budget and the kinds of amenities required. In recent years there have been several new apartment style offerings by luxury brands in Aspen; The St Regis, The Ritz Carlton Club and the Hyatt Grand Aspen were developed and sold in fractional ownership interests. These are all available at large discounts to travelers who book on the secondary market. For many travelers, a vacation rental at a hotel brand luxury residences is a much better deal than a few rooms in a hotel.