Hotels in Aspen, Colo., are the most expensive among U.S. ski resort lodging properties, according to the latest survey from Cheaphotels.org, which compared lodging costs at 20 ski resorts in the U.S.
The survey analyzed what travelers would currently have to spend for at least a three-star hotel room that is located inside or within close proximity to the respective resorts.
During February and March travelers to Aspen will pay an average of $241 per night for the cheapest available double room.
The two runners-up came in only slightly less expensive, with lodging costs averaging $239 at California’s Olympic Valley and $236 at the Alta/Snowbird resort in Utah. Among the rest of the top 10 are Breckenridge, Colo., at $223; Vail, Colo., at $214; Snowmass, Colo., at $212; Telluride, Colo., at $204; Keystone, Colo., at $203; Beaver Creek, Colo., at $199; and Copper Mountain, Colo., at $192.
Lodging at Utah’s popular resort, Park City, averages just $129 per night, ranking that ski resort’s lodging costs 17th.
The two ski resorts with the least expensive lodging, according to the survey, are Idaho’s Sun Valley and Heavenly Mountain Resort in California, each averaging about $100 per night.