Keystone is a mecca for skiers and boarders in search of a budget ski vacation. Affordable lodging rules the Keystone accommodation options, and there’s no shortage of reasonably priced eateries. Plus, with Keystone’s night skiing, guests can ski or ride for 12 hours a day. Your dollars go much further on a Keystone ski vacation than other resorts.
There are many Keystone budget hotels and condos to choose from, so we, at Ski.com made it easier for you and highlighted some of our top picks below. To learn more about these properties, call, or chat with, one of Ski.com’s knowledgeable Mountain Vacation Specialists.
• An economical choice that provides a top-notch, convenient location, The Inn at Keystone is centrally located between River Run and Keystone Villages. When sitting in one of the Inn at Keystone’s rooftop hot tubs, you’ll feel like a million bucks, but you won’t be paying that. Onsite amenities include a cozy lobby with fireplace, jazz bar, casual restaurant, room service, ski storage, free parking, laundry facilities and a free shuttle ride to the slopes. If you’d rather walk to the lifts in the morning, you don’t have far to go as the Mountain House base area is only a 300-yard walk away and features full skier services, including child care and ski school.
• Located just 400 yards from the chairlifts, the Alpine Slopes Lodge is just one half-mile from The Keystone Conference Center. The Lodge’s sauna and 12-person spa overlook Keystone trails. Enjoy complimentary, continental breakfast, hot tea and coffee, as well as other great amenities like Tempur-pedic bed toppers, free WIFI and free onsite parking. Alpine Slopes Lodge is within close proximity to five restaurants.
As a popular resort for skiers on a shoestring, there’s a surplus of inexpensive establishments. For a quick breakfast or lunch, don’t miss Haywood Café off of Highway 6. Their burgers and cheese steaks are well-loved, and you won’t pay more than $15 for a meal. For tasty pizza that’s perfect for bringing back to the condo or hotel, don’t miss Pizza 101. A meal at Dos Locos is in order during your Keystone ski vacation, the margaritas are cheap, the free chips and salsa are bottomless TK, and the margaritas are cheap. The entrée portions are large and under $15.
If you do venture out in search of a more upmarket dining experience, head to Black Bear Grill, on Highway 6. Here you’ll find tasty sandwiches, burgers flat bread pizzas, soups, steaks and fish, and you won’t spend more than $30 on an entrée.
To learn more about Keystone budget ski vacations call, or chat with, one of Ski.com’s knowledgeable Mountain Vacation Specialists.