Mountain Mojito Recipe

At The Little Nell, we love fresh ingredients in our cuisine and cocktails, from vegetables and herbs to edible flowers. To complement our complimentary weekly garden tours in the summer, our bartenders at element 47, created the “Mountain Mojito”, which can be made as a cocktail or mocktail (sans the rum). For this summer drink,… 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

Puppy Love at The Little Nell

Aspen is awash in four-legged friends.As a pet-friendly hotel, The Little Nell is an inviting setting for your fur baby in our rooms and suites, as well as your canine companion in the living room. Just a few steps away, Residences at The Little Nell also welcomes pups with treats at the front drive and… Read more

A Q&A with Jes Gordon – Designer of The Nell’s Winter Wall

Each summer, the living wall at The Little Nell is a centerpiece of the courtyard, serving as a stunning vista for hotel and restaurant guests, as well as a popular spot for photo ops. In celebration of our 30th/pearl anniversary, which kicked off on Thanksgiving 2019 and continues through Closing Day 2020, we collaborated with… Read more

Aspen Proposal Ideas – Where to Pop The Question

The Roaring Fork Valley is not solely a destination for adventurers: It’s a place for lovers. From multigenerational locals to high-profile celebrities—such as Paris Hilton and Chris Zylka—nearly-newlyweds can reconnect in Colorado’s heart-racing atmosphere: sparkling ski slopes, starry skies, and a sharp panorama of peaks. If the idea of proposing in Aspen sparks your interest,… Read more

10 Ways to Spend Your Holidays in Aspen

Between heart-thrilling ski runs and circles around the ice skating rink, Aspen continues to draw boundless smiles throughout the holidays. That snowflake landing on your eyelashes. Opening a bottle of champagne to celebrate the days passed. Sitting around an effervescent table with loved ones, glowing conversation, and a flavorful, warm meal. The holidays in Aspen… Read more

A Living History: Meet The Leaders of The Little Nell

Since opening in 1989, The Little Nell’s name has become known around the world for its graceful service, award-winning wine and cuisine, and a coveted slope-side setting, just steps from Aspen Mountain. Over the course of three decades, there have been four leaders of The Little Nell who have each made their mark. The Nell… Read more

Cheers to 30 Years! The Nell Turns 30.

The Little Nell first opened our doors on Thanksgiving Day of 1989. Three decades later, our guests have become dear friends whom we welcome back each year and our staff have become like family. Since our debut, we have opened more champagne than is imaginable, renovated multiple times, and celebrated thousands of special occasions. It’s… Read more

Behind the Scenes – Q&A with Nell Staff

The Nell has been decorated with awards and accolades for nearly three decades – in large part due to the caring staff, from the front of the house to the back of the house. Here, we glean insights from three longtime members of the team, why they’ve chosen to work here, and why The Nell… Read more

Adventure is On: First Tracks

Your Chance for First Tracks — and More — on Ajax This ski season has been one for the record books — and it’s not over yet! Thankfully, we have just the ticket you need to savor every last moment of this epic winter with our First Tracks Adventure. Picture yourself here: On a bluebird… Read more