Writer Sonya Falcone recently visited Aspen for a ski trip with Aether showcasing the opening of Aethermtn, its fourth retail location in the country. Falcone’s fabulous Aspen Guide write-up for Goop.com includes a thoughtful review of The Nell after spending time here during her stay, described below:
The Little Nell is famously the most luxurious of Aspen’s resorts, so it follows that it’s also home base for the ritzy see-and-be-seen scene the town is known for. Still, it’s perfectly possible to have a discreet stay, if only because the rooms themselves—designed by LA-based Holly Hunt and turned out with Fili d’Oro down, heated marble bathrooms, cozy fireplaces, and mountain views—are so exquisite. You’ll also be grateful for the impeccable service, which makes every activity from skiing to making a dinner reservation blessedly simple. In the hotel’s two restaurants, element 47 and Ajax Tavern, take advantage of the over-the-top wine list from Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy, a relative youngster for the wine world who’s already earning top stars for his management of the hotel’s deep wine collection. Art lovers, take note: The Nell is also home to a legendary collection of contemporary art, which occupies all of the hotel’s hallways, restaurants, and guest rooms.
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