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The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

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Why We Love It

  • The grand hotel's decor is a mix of rugged mountain and refined luxury
  • This AAA 4-Diamond resort is known for stellar service and luxurious amenities
  • Unwind in the Forbes Travel Guide 4-star spa, relax in the outdoor pool or take part in white-water rafting, mountain biking or hiking
  • Located at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain, ski right off the slopes to the slope side bar and grill to eat and drink around fire pits

"This resort captures the spirit of the Old West while incorporating polished style." --Forbes Travel Guide

92% (25 Member Ratings)

"Beautiful resort and excellent customer service."
Joseph
23. May 2017
Alto, NM, United States

Map & Directions

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is 27 miles from Eagle County Airport and is approximately a US$74 taxi ride each way. It's also 132 miles from Denver International Airport, which is about 2 hours and 20 minutes by car. 

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Located at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain, the AAA 4-Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch resort offers year-round luxury. Set among beautiful yet rustic surroundings, there are plenty of outdoor activities to take part in and top-notch service to make you feel at home. The resort is a grand lodge-like building set within the mountain. Guests are greeted at the main entrance by the hotel's St. Bernard, Bachelor.

The resort offers ski-in, ski-out access allowing skiers to glide right off the mountain to the slope side Daniel's Bar & Grill with an outdoor space with fire pits, live music and barbecues. An in-house ski outfitter can provide clothes, and a ski concierge gets equipment ready for guests, and a nanny takes care of kids who are enrolled in ski school so their parents can hit the slopes. Take in the stunning scenery while golfing, fly fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding or white-water rafting (fees apply) during warmer months. Families can make s'mores around an outdoor fire pit and take part in yard games together. 

Guest rooms feature feather-top beds and marble bathrooms with deep-soaking tubs and separate rain showers. Many offer panoramic views of the mountains or valley and some have a balcony or fireplace. They all have upscale decor and modern furnishing with a Western theme giving the rooms a rustic yet luxurious feel. Club level rooms have private balconies and fireplaces and grant guests access to the eighth-floor lounge with a variety of enticing beverages and small bites throughout the day.

Pamper at the Forbes Travel Guide 4-star spa, and dine at three restaurants including Buffalos, a family-oriented casual spot with a warm and cozy atmosphere to share a meal, watch sports with a regional craft beer. There's also a year-round outdoor heated pool, tennis courts and a full Ritz Kids program. Beaver Creek Village is just a 10-minute shuttle away, and Vail Village is 20 minutes away for dining, nightlife, shopping and more.

From the press:
  • "The stone-and-timber resort crowns Beaver Creek Mountain above the bustle of Vail Valley like one of King Ludwig's Bavarian castles. Inside this imposing hotel are amenities fit for a queen or king: panoramic views from most rooms, stone fireplaces in more than a third, and high, plush beds in all." -- Fodor's
  • "It dominates the base of Beaver Creek Mountain, creating a postcard-pretty image as skiers schuss down the corduroy Cabin Fever trail to it, where ski valets stand at the ready." -- Travel + Leisure

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Fitness classes
  • Games room
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis courts
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • ATM
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Internet access (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Pets: Dogs are allowed on request and will be charged a cleaning fee of $125 + tax for the first three nights, and a fee of $25 + tax per night, thereafter.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees:
A Parking Fee of $10 + tax (hourly), $60 + tax (daily) or Valet $60 + tax applies and will be added to your bill at the hotel. This rate is subject to change at the discretion of the property. 
A resort fee of $30.00 (subject to tax) per night applies; it includes:

  • Wired and wireless high-speed Internet access in guest rooms and public areas
  • Local and toll-free phone calls
  • Use of the state-of-the-art Fitness Center, group fitness classes, swimming pool and whirlpools
  • Access to The Bachelor Gulch Spa sauna, steam rooms and wet therapies
  • Game Room featuring coin-free arcade games, ping pong, foosball and more
  • Shuttle Transportation services to and from Beaver Creek Village with transfer service available to Arrowhead Village
  • Point-to-point transportation to and from Avon (subject to driver availability)
  • Preferred tee times at Red Sky Ranch Golf Club
  • On-site recreation, including bocce ball, badminton, horseshoes and more
  • Evening marshmallows at the Fire Pit
  • Family nature activities provided by Hotel Naturalist
  • In-room two bottles of water, refreshed daily
  • In-room hot beverage program: teas and coffee
  • Twice daily housekeeping Service
  • Daily newspaper
Please note this fee is added to your nightly rate; the total of your stay includes the nightly rate, the resort fee and taxes on each and is displayed on the booking page.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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92% Positive
(25 Member reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Avon (CO) over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.7 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.2 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Beautiful resort and excellent customer service.
Joseph 23. May 2017 Alto, NM, United States
Enjoyed Most
The spa
Other Comments
It was very nice and relaxing
Ciaraq 16. May 2017 Parker, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most
The staff and setting!
Other Comments
Be prepared to check in on time in order to fully experience what this property has to offer! Also, there is only one eating facility open at this time of year.
Glen 01. May 2017 RidgwayRidgway, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most
The spa was incredible, and the evening entertainment was a very nice touch!
Margaret 24. Oct 2016 Denver, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most
The staff is amazing!
Other Comments
Love the location, the room, off season sales- everything was perfect!!
linda 24. Oct 2016 loveland, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most
Access to the amazing spa and beautiful mountain views
Other Comments
Roasting smores by the outdoor fire was a perfect end to the day
April 24. Oct 2016 Carmel, IN, United States
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful weather,
Other Comments
Disappointed with rooms. I had called and requested adjoining rooms two weeks in advance and all three rooms on the same floor. While two had adjoining rooms, we were not given the other side nor were all the rooms on the same floor.
Edythe 24. Oct 2016 Erie, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most
The room was more like a suite, and the service was impeccable.
Dennis 17. Oct 2016 Denver, CO, United States
Other Comments
As others shared, I would have been disappointed paying full price and hearing the conversations in the rooms next to us. Walls do not bar much noise. Other than that, property is gorgeous and staff was excellent.
Chrstopher 17. Oct 2016 Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most
The location is stunning.
Other Comments
Beautiful resort, beautiful location.
Raleigh 17. Oct 2016 Windsor, CO, United States

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