Whether you are from a mountainous region or you are taking a skiing vacation, Vail, Colorado is a great destination.  Finding affordable hotels in a ski resort area can be tough so we have found some for you:

1.Westwind at Vail– You can’t beat Westwind’s location- it is steps away from the gondola as well as the shops and restaurants. The spacious rooms provides views that will almost make you want to stay in your room- almost.  After you drive into Westwind you won’t need your car again until you drive away.  The heated car garage features ski lockers that will keep your equipment thawed and ready to go!

2. Evergreen Lodge– The Evergreen Lodge is about a five minute walk from the mountain and the village stores and restaurants.  The rooms have character and are a great value for the proximity. Enjoy the restaurant and bar in the lobby or brave the cold for a swim in the luxurious outdoor pool.  The hospitality and friendly nature of the staff will make your stay extra special.

3. Holiday Inn Apex Vail– The Holiday Inn Apex offers not only hotel accommodations but also condos with a kitchen for families or large groups. You can walk to a grocery store and a liquor store if you are planning on staying in to cook or entertain. It is located a short drive or shuttle ride from the village and the mountain. Holiday Inn Apex adjoins the Westside Cafe, a must-eat restaurant. Some of the condos offer a fireplace and a fantastic view of the mountains that you really must see to believe!

Do you have a favorite spot to stay at in Vail?