About Us

About Us

About Us

About Us

An Icon of Ingenuity

Home of the world-renowned Aspen Institute, Aspen Meadows Resort offers 22,000 square feet of ultra-modern event space, as well as 98 stylishly appointed guest suites. With three restaurants, a health center, five tennis courts, two art galleries, and a more, leisure travelers and event attendees alike are sure to love our Bauhaus-inspired resort.

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Resort Features and Amenities
98 guest suites
40 sweeping acres
Onsite restaurants
Spa services
5 onsite tennis courts
Health club
Outdoor Pool & hot tub
Snowshoes & bike rentals
Pet-friendly ($25 per day per pet)
22,000 sq. ft. of Aspen event space
16 meeting rooms
State-of-the-art conference technology

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do you have any questions about our resort or your future stay? We are happy to help! Check out our frequently asked questions for more information on our Aspen suites, dining outlets, and additional amenities available during your stay.

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  • Getting Here

    Driving through Glenwood Springs
    Coming into Aspen, take Glenwood Springs 170 exit to Midland Avenue. The detour will turn left onto 8th street, right onto Colorado Avenue, left onto 9th street, then a right onto Grand Avenue, which will continue right onto Highway 82 into Aspen.

    Driving over Independence Pass (currently closed until May)
    Independence Pass is generally open from Memorial Day weekend in May to the end of October, depending on snowfall. This route is ideal for those driving from Denver, Colorado Springs, and Eastern Colorado. Take I-70 West to State Highway 91 South through Leadville to US 24 South, then West onto Colorado Highway 82 over Independence Pass.

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  • History & Design

    Designed by creative polymath and one of Bauhaus’s most influential artists Herbert Bayer, Aspen Meadows Resort is a figure of simplified form, effortless functionality, inspiring natural light, and understated elegance.

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    Aspen Institute

    Who We Are

    The Aspen Institute is a community of values-driven leaders and policy experts committed to creating positive change in the world. Founded in 1949, we are a global nonprofit organization dedicated to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. The Institute is headquartered in Washington, DC, has a campus in Aspen, Colorado, offices in New York, and an international network of partners.


    What We Do

    The Aspen Institute drives change through ideas, leadership, and action to help solve the greatest challenges of our time:

    IDEAS - We bring together thoughtful people with diverse backgrounds and points of view to identify solutions to pressing public policy issues.

    LEADERSHIP - We develop a diverse, global community of values-based, leaders committed to the greater good.

    ACTION - We turn ideas into impact for individuals and society.


    How We Do It

    The Aspen Institute fosters values-based leadership and policy expertise, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society. Our organization also provides open, inclusive venues to discuss and act on critical issues. 

    We do this primarily through:

    • More than 30 policy programs, producing in-depth research and serving as a trusted forum for analysis, consensus building, and problem solving on a wide variety of issues.
    • Dozens of leadership initiatives and fellowships, bringing together seasoned and emerging leaders, in the U.S. and abroad, to develop and apply their skills to significant challenges.

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    Tennis Center

    Play on one of our five tennis courts with the stunning backdrop of Aspen Mountain. The courts are open during non-winter months. Guests can enjoy:

    - Four (4) cushioned hard courts and one (1) Har-Tru clay court
    - Rackets, tennis balls, & play time on hard courts
    - Private lessons, group lessons, and clinics (for an additional fee)

  • Health Club

    The Health Club is open from 7am to 9pm every day and has both cardio and weight equipment, steam rooms, an outdoor heated saline lap pool, a hot tub, as well as a half court indoor gymnasium with basketball.

    • Gym: Masks and social distancing in the gym are recommended but not required. 
    • Hot tub: Available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • Saline Lap Pool: Reservations required. 
    • Spa Services: Please call 970-544-7860 to make your massage/spa appointment.
    • Complimentary bike rentals: Available to all guests during Health Club hours.

    Open 7 days a week - 7:00am to 9:00pm

    Please call 970-544-7860 for more information about reserving the pool and operational changes during COVID-19. 

    Times may vary in the spring and fall off-seasons.

  • Sustainability

    Green is in, and Aspen Meadows Resort is continuously seeking new ways to stay "in the now" of environment-friendly practices. As an internationally renowned boutique hotel, located in the historic West End of beautiful Aspen, Colorado, we take pride in our ability to put prestige to good use. Our goal? Grow as a business that operates in harmony with the laws of nature. Check out the Aspen Meadows Green Initiatives to learn more.

  • Art at the Meadows

    Our 40-acre property is home to countless works of art, from our Resnick Art Gallery—featuring works by Herbert Bayer—to the Paepcke Art Gallery—which features a rotating collection of artwork—to individual art installations spread throughout our campus.

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