Iron Bartender Round One

The Little Nell is asking which local bartender has the skills to be named “Aspen’s Iron Bartender.” Every Sunday starting February 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Terrace Bar, two of the town’s leading bartenders will square off in a round robin competition to determine whose cocktail reigns supreme. The drink gurus will show their… Read more

Wedding of the Month ~ Ashleigh and Colin

This adorable couple had the perfect snowy day for a wedding in Aspen, and boy do we love a winter bride! Ashleigh and Colin were wed January 7, 2012. The couple lives in Cleveland in their new home along with their golden retriever Grady. Here’s a sneak peak into their wedding day… How did you… Read more

Fall in Love at The Little Nell

Looking for the perfect way to treat your Valentine? Indulge your Valentine with an unforgettable 4-night stay at The Little Nell, Feb. 11-15, 2012. Our special Valentine’s Day package includes a romantic meal for two at Montagna, our award-winning restaurant. Enjoy a $50 breakfast credit each morning, valid at Montagna or via Room Service, in… Read more

Drinking through the X Games

Let’s face it: XGames can be an endurance test for the liver. It’s a party, and Aspen goes a bit crazy enjoying the revelry of extreme sports greatness.  Aside from all the sports drinks floating about town (you could probably live on free neon-colored beverages during the events), there’s lots of alcohol to enjoy. But… Read more

X Games in Aspen

ESPN Winter X Games 2012 Thursday, January 26 – Sunday, January 29 Base of Buttermilk Mountain Winter X Games returns to Aspen January 26-29, 2012.  Be there as more than 200 of the world’s best athletes in skiing, snowboarding and snowmobile throw down over four action-packed days of competition for the most coveted medals in… Read more

Ever Wanted to Ski with Fire? Now You Can!

Wintersköl, Aspen’s annual “toast to winter,” is being held this weekend, and we wanted to extend a special invitation to our guests to participate in this fun, time-honored tradition. One of the most fun and unique events at Wintersköl is the Torchlight Descent, which happens Sat. 1/14 on Little Nell, just before the fireworks.  We would love… Read more

Aperitifs at The Little Nell

Sabato Sagaria is the food and beverage director at The Little Nell in Aspen. During the past 15 or so years Sabato has worn several hats as cook, restaurant manager, consultant, professor, author, food and beverage director and sommelier. He’s currently fighting bad beverages and spreading the cocktail gospel to the masses… As our cocktail program has… Read more

New Year’s Eve in Aspen

There’s really nothing quite like New Year’s Eve in Aspen. Maybe it’s the crisp, cold temperatures. The glow of twinkle lights around town bouncing off the snow-white ground. Or the buzz of a great ski day with good friends and a glass of bubbly to celebrate. Top that all off with not one but TWO… Read more

Meet Shawna

The Little Nell was proud to welcome Shawna Salwinski to its Events Team late this summer. Now that Shawna has had a bit of time to adjust, we thought we’d take this moment to properly introduce her.  Prior to joining The Little Nell, Shawna worked in California as an event planner for several major resorts,… Read more

Penguins Skiing

OK, Pastry Chef Danielle Riesz here at The Little Nell in Aspen REALLY outdid herself with these cupcakes. What’s cuter than skiing penguins? All the lucky children staying here at the hotel this holiday season will receive this sweet treat as an in-room surprise! We love this time of year!