Eco Rooms at The Nell and Beyond

The Little Nell’s housekeeping manager, Desiree Pynnonen, has a few tips to make sure your hotel stay is as green as possible whether you’re staying at a 5 star property or less. She also has a few ideas to help make your home more eco- and guest friendly too. Have a question for Desiree on anything housekeeping/cleaning related? Leave… Read more

Wedding of the Month, Finley ~ McCracken Wedding

When did you know you had found your wedding venue?   Brandy ~ For us, one trip to the top of the mountain aboard the Silver Queen gondola was all we needed to know that the top of the mountain and The Little Nell was the perfect combination for our wedding ceremony and reception. During the… Read more

Getting Green Done at The Nell

The Little Nell is currently closed until May 12, but during our closure, we’re getting a lot done. Besides a general “sprucing” and deep cleaning, we’re also retrofitting three boilers and reconfiguring the pipe system associated with them. It’s a big job, but it will result in some real energy savings for the hotel and the… Read more

Drinking Pink with Peter Cottontail

Easter is quickly approaching, and as with any holiday that promotes entertaining, many of us are scurrying around at the last minute Googling recipes and finalizing shopping lists. Usually the last thing that comes to mind is what to drink.  To help ease the anxiety, I thought I’d put together a couple fail-safe suggestions that… Read more

Planning Your Royal Wedding

You might not be marrying an heir to the throne, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create a wedding fit for a princess/prince. These tips from our top event planner and catering director, Melina Glavas, will have you feeling like royalty in no time. Inspired by Kate Middleton and Prince William’s upcoming nuptials this month,… Read more

‘Style Me Pretty’ Features Aspen Wedding

  Pretty much the most adorable wedding blog out there, Style Me Pretty, featured an amazing Aspen wedding on their site last week. We had to share it with you! This wedding’s welcome party, complete with a cowboy hat chandelier, was one of our favorite events at the Sundeck last year. We loved how the red accents from the tables and… Read more

Little Nell Names New Exec. Chef

The Little Nell is proud to announce that Robert McCormick has been named executive chef, effective April 11, 2011. McCormick is no stranger to the hotel, having worked as executive sous chef since October, 2010. In that role he oversaw and supported all back-of-house culinary operations, as well as worked to initiate and orchestrate the… Read more

Wedding of the Month, Lalezari~Garrow Wedding

Why Aspen & The Little Nell? We saw a wedding on the Wedding Deck several years ago and thought it was one of the most beautiful venues we had ever seen.  When we got engaged we knew that we wanted our wedding to be in Aspen.  Luckily, The Little Nell had the perfect weekend open for… Read more

Five Questions with Randy Lewis

 This former professional racecar driver turned California winemaker joined us in the Montagna Bar this week to talk wine, life, Aspen and how fast you can go on a snowmobile. What brings you to Aspen? What usually brings me to Aspen this time of year – having fun and skiing. I’ve been coming to… Read more

Wedding of the Month: Noie – Czechowicz

Allison Noie and John Czechowitz have graciously shared memories from their wedding day on Sept. 25, 2010. This couple brings a big smile to our faces, and we bet they will bring one to yours as well. Why Aspen and The Little Nell? The venue was chosen mutually, but for different reasons.  I grew up in Wisconsin… Read more