Ritz-Carlton Club Vail

Grand, alpine, private club

728 W. Lionshead Circle., Vail 81657


See Website

At a Glance

First-class luxury in a mountain setting for those who want all of the trappings in an exclusive enclave that feels like it’s for members only.

Indagare Loves

  • The pool area with its massive hot tubs and grills for guests’ use
  • Zealous club concierges who help ease you into vacation mode
  • Fabulous kitchens in each room with state-of-the-art appliances


The bright yellow castle-like building that houses the Ritz-Carlton Residences, a combination of private homes and rental units, evokes a modern version of the ski palaces in Switzerland. The sprawling Bavarian edifice is located a five-minute walk from the Lionshead lift in Lionshead Village and caters to families and couples who often check in for weeks at a time.

Oriental carpets, chandeliers and wood paneling in the lobby announce the old world luxury that is laid on thick here. The adjacent library with its shelves of books, comfy couches, large fireplace and jovial bartender create the feeling of a welcoming private members’ club—only this one looks out on to a pool area and the mountain beyond. The rooms are really residences, ranging in size from two bedrooms to five bedrooms. The design aesthetic is Cowboy Comfort with lots of wood, wrought-iron and leather accents and every unit has a living room with an entertainment center and gas fireplace, a kitchen with granite counters and top-of-the-line appliances (including wine coolers) and bathrooms have marble vanities and heated tile floors.

The state-of-the-art gym and fitness center features a private trainer and regular yoga classes. The pool area draws families to swim during the day and in the evening they gather around the fire pit or for barbecues around the outdoor grill. The club concierges go out of their way before and during guests’ stays to play up the club aspect so they arrange for grocery stocking, ski guides, restaurant reservations and any other arrangements for a memorable mountain holiday.

Who Should Stay

Families who like a lot space and service.

Written by Indagare

What's Nearby

More Inspiration

Indagare employees walking up stiars

Enjoy 30 Days On Us!

Start your Self Planner
membership trial today.

Unlock access to 2,000+ first-hand hotel reviews, 300+ Destination Guides and the most up-to-date travel news and inspiration.

Already a member?

Welcome back,
log in to Indagare

Not a member?

Forgot Password

Enter your email and we’ll send you a link to reset your password.

Type the first 3 letters to begin