BEAVER CREEK, COLORADO - The AAA Four-Diamond Beaver Creek Lodge, a Kessler Collection property located at the base of Beaver Creek ski resort and directly in the heart of Beaver Creek Village, was named to CondÃ© Nast Traveler's 2007 Gold List and Travel & Leisure magazine's T+L 500 list. The ski-to/ski-from condominium hotel is owned by Orlando-based hotelier Richard C. Kessler, who is known for developing luxury boutique hotels in Florida, Georgia, Colorado and New Mexico.
The thirteenth annual prestigious Gold List, Conde Nast Traveler's list of choice hotels around the world that have the best rooms, leisure facilities, food, ambience/design, service and location; awards properties that received the highest ratings in the Readers' Travel Awards 2006 survey also incorporating those voted for by the 21,000 Conde Nast subscribers as well as key facts and opinions. Beaver Creek Lodge has been named to this list nearly 11 times in as many years.
T&L 500 is Travel & Leisure magazine's best of best guide and, in its fifth year, is the publication's definitive guide to the greatest hotels worldwide. Each hotel on this year's list is evaluated by special features that distinguish it from competition, the best rooms, and how to make the most of readers' stay. Considered by readers to be the ultimate hotel guide, T&L 500 named Beaver Creek Lodge to this year's prestigious list.
The 72 one-bedroom guest suites feature a mountain chic decor comprised of oversized headboards, commissioned artwork by French artist Jean Claude Roy, cozy pillow-top mattresses, down comforters, a LCD flat screen TV, DVD/CD player, and Bose Wave CD radio. The large living room is adorned with a leather sofa sleeper, gas fireplace, dining area and kitchenette with microwave, mini-refrigerator and coffee maker.
In addition, spacious two and three bedroom condominiums are available for featuring gourmet kitchen and whirlpool baths.
The Beaver Creek Lodge also features the Grand Bohemian Gallery, 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, fitness center, outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room, concierge and valet parking. Rocks Modern Grill features classic American fare with local and regional influence on flavor and presentation. Rocks on the Run, a deli market, features sandwiches, pastries, juice and coffee to go. An array of outdoor and leisure activities are also available, including skiing, mountain biking, kayaking and hiking.
The Beaver Creek Lodge, a member of Preferred Boutique Hotels Worldwide, shares the legendary name and refined standards of Richard C. Kessler's hotel collection. The Kessler Collection also includes: the historic AAA Four-Diamond Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Celebration Hotel in Celebration, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Grand Bohemian Hotel in Orlando, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Mansion on Forsyth Park in Savannah, GA; the Doubletree Castle Hotel in Orlando, FL; El Monte Sagrado in Taos, NM; Sheraton Studio City in Orlando, FL; Sundy House, a Kessler managed property in Delray Beach, FL; Columbia Place luxury condominiums, Savannah, GA; and Grand Bohemian Hotel & Residences, St. Petersburg, FL - scheduled to open 2009.