The Architecture of Aspen – An Admirer’s Guide

The architecture and design of The Little Nell hotel aim to welcome guests as if you’re stepping into the comfort of a luxurious private home. As featured in Architectural Digest online, our interiors were recently renovated in “Aspen Modern” style, which is cosmopolitan yet cozy. Modern, but timeless. This aesthetic helps reflect the city of Aspen… Read more

Our Favorite Luxury Travel Must-Haves

Travel can be adventurous, romantic, or energizing. You board your aircraft with excitement, land at your destination with ease, and spend a week floating about your resort town. However, we all know there are a handful of travel to-dos that are not so glamorous. And for those, we have a bag filled with luxury travel… Read more

How to Have a Blissful Day of Relaxation in Aspen

During vacation, you intend to relax, unwind, and let go. However, our time off often becomes an endless cycle of reservations, back-to-back activities, and wake up calls. While these types of vacations reward us, they don’t offer much in relaxation. Alas, needing a “vacation from your vacation” is spoken far too frequently. What do we… Read more

Colorado’s Top Cycling Events of 2018

Colorado maintains a long-established reputation for welcoming those who recreate or race on two wheels. Between the proud history of fabled Colorado-based bike races such as the Red Zinger Classic, the Coors Classic or the Pro Challenge, our state is proud of its cycling history. The Little Nell embraces Colorado’s cycling heritage, while also welcoming… Read more

A Day in The Life of A Little Nell Concierge

For The Little Nell’s concierges, every day is a stream of creative ideas, research about the go-to activities in the area, and conversations with guests to ensure your every visit is just so. The Little Nell concierges took over The Little Nell’s Instagram for a day in October, showcasing a typical course of events from… Read more

Residences at The Little Nell Welcomes Opera Gallery to Aspen

Opera Gallery is an international network of 12 art galleries, with Aspen being the newest addition. The gallery opened in early March, and is located on the first floor of Residences at The Little Nell, next to Urban Zen. Since its creation, Opera Gallery Group has always strived to offer its international collectors unique access to a… Read more

Wine Tasting in the Cellar

This winter we’re debuting our most intimate epicurean experience to date with private tastings in our 20,000 bottle wine cellar. “Basically, it’s a wine geek’s dream,” says Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy and the new wine director at The Little Nell. “This isn’t some hokey, pretend wine cellar. This is our ‘wine dungeon’ where we’ve worked,… Read more

Sip with SOMM

Join Aspen Film and the Aspen Young Professionals Association for a screening of the film SOMM, the riveting documentary of four sommeliers attempting to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier exam. Dubbed “the hardest test in the world,” hopeful wine professionals prepare years for a 25-minute blind taste test, an oral theory exam and a practical… Read more

Get to Know Carlton

This posting came from a blog post by C-CAP (Careers through Culinary Arts Program). Our young and dapper assistant wine director, Carlton McCoy, received a scholarship from the organization which allowed him to pursue an education in the culinary arts.  C-CAP Alum, Carlton McCoy Class of 2002, Anacostia High School, District of Columbia It was… Read more

Summer Wine Picks from a Master

Wondering what to pour and enjoy this summer? We’ve asked our wine team what they are drinking as the weather turns warm, and we’ll be sharing their answers with you this month on the blog. First up: Two great picks from Master Sommelier Sabato Sagaria.  Txomin Etxaniz, Getariako Txakolina, Spain Don’t be afraid of all… Read more