Topnotch Resort & Spa
Why We Love This Hotel
- Stylish ski resort in the Vermont mountains near hiking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing
- Award-winning tennis center, massive spa and year-round outdoor pool on site
- It's only four miles to the world-famous slopes at Stowe Mountain Resort
- The resort has something for everyone -- families, sports enthusiasts and those seeking out a romantic get away
Rated as a AAA 4-Diamond hotel since 2006, Topnotch Resort is a stylish mountain retreat known for its award-winning tennis center and proximity to the slopes. The 120-acre wooded estate is located in Stowe, Vt., three miles from the Stowe village and four miles from skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort, where there are more than 100 trails.
Travel + Leisure indicates, "Topnotch’s acclaimed tennis center has four indoor courts, in addition to six outdoor courts so you can play year-round." While the resort’s wider fitness center and spa spans over 35,000 square feet, with private and mixed saunas, steam rooms, a 60-foot indoor pool and an outdoor adult pool that is open year-round. Yoga, Pilates and cardio classes are offered throughout the day (extra charge applies). Beyond lavish spa treatments and lively doubles matches, the great outdoors is the main attraction here. Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing can all be done on the property.
For dinner, choose between Flannel for mountain views and upscale comfort cuisine and The Roost, a modern bar and restaurant with an expansive outdoor patio including fire pits, a bocce ball court and a good craft beer selection.
"Rooms lean toward the smaller side, but guests appreciate their cozy vibe, modern furnishings and comfortable beds" (U.S. News & World Report).