The Osprey at Beaver Creek Review | Ciao Bambino!

Where To Stay in Beaver Creek with Kids: The Osprey Review

There’s ski out and then there’s The Osprey. Located in Beaver Creek village, The Osprey is closer to a ski lift than any other hotel in North America. Despite knowing this fact before arrival, we still giggled when we realized the short distance required to start skiing for the day.

The excellent position is a huge perk, but there are many more reasons to love this hotel owned by RockResorts. The comfortable atmosphere, high-quality rooms, and exceptional service are the icing on the cake.

All ages love kicking back in The Osprey’s lounge

Kid-Friendly Hotel Review of The Osprey at Beaver Creek

The lobby and the bar are the focal point of the main floor of The Osprey and both are set up for all-day lounging. The home-away-from home vibe of this modern, boutique hotel with only 45 rooms makes it comfortable for travelers of every age. You could sit here all day playing games with your kids and nobody would blink an eye.

The service matches the atmosphere perfectly. The staff is set on ensuring everyone has what they need, from fitting ski boots on kids in the morning, to prepping cocktails for après-ski. There are few standard set up hotels (versus condos) that are appealing for week-long stays, but this is certainly one of them.

All guest rooms feature a gas fireplace

Guest Rooms

Rooms feature modern furnishings, plush fabric and warm tones. Families can fit into a Lodge Room with two queen beds, connecting rooms, or the two-bedroom Penthouse which includes a full kitchen.

All rooms have a gas fireplace, TV and DVD player, and an iPod docking station.

Year-round swimming pool


Families always appreciate year-round outdoor heated pools and The Osprey has one. There’s also a small fitness center with a steam room and sauna.

There is a ski valet to go with their premium ski-in/ski-out location. The value of this resource? Priceless! It is decadent to ski to your hotel door and hand someone your skis and boots with zero logistics.

The bar and lounge serves breakfast and a tapas-style menu for dinner. We didn’t get a chance to have dinner here, but breakfast is fresh and includes fruit, eggs, fresh bread, pastries, and cereal.

The Osprey concierge desk is a wonderful resource

Concierge Desk

The concierge at The Osprey can help with everything from organizing meals out to special activities like snowmobiling tours.  The hotel also offers a free shuttle into town for guests (on request).

Part of what I love about Beaver Creek Resort is the plethora of service-oriented and upscale restaurants, shops, and accommodations. The Osprey is a great example of a boutique hotel done right that caters to everyone who steps in their door.

Spring Break Package

It’s not too late to head to The Osprey this season! Every year they offer a spring break package with around a 35% savings.

‘Escape to Beaver Creek this spring!  From powdery slopes to sun-drenched aprés patios, we offer everything you are looking for in spring getaway. Indulge in our world-class amenities, treat your taste buds to award-winning dining and engage in endless family fun and adventure.  Kids can take advantage of one day of complimentary ice skating.  Book now to save up to 35% of lodging.

Fine Print

Reservation must be booked by 4/5/2014. Travel must be completed between 1/18/14 – 4/20/2014. Minimum length-of-stay, blackout restrictions and discount may vary per property. Valid for new lodging reservations only, and may not be combined with any other offer. Not applicable for groups with five or more rooms. Additional fees and taxes apply.’

The Osprey in summer

More Informaiton and Check Availability at The Osprey

For more information and to check availability, see our complete CB Approved review of The Osprey at Beaver Creek. When you use our form to check availability, requests go right to the hotel for best available rates and packages; plus, one of our Family Vacation Consultants will follow up to answer any outstanding questions.

Want More Information and Help Booking a Holiday at The Osprey?

We can help! Our kid-friendly hotel review of The Osprey has more information about why this property works so well for families. Use the Check Availability button to reach out for Best Available Rates, and one of our Family Vacation Consultants will follow up with you to advise about any additional questions you may have regarding a stay here.

If you’d like comprehensive help planning a family ski vacation, request assistance on our Connect with a Travel Advisor page.

Editorial Note: Vail Resorts hosted Ciao Bambino so we could review the ski experience at Beaver Creek. As always, our opinions are our own. All photos by Amie O’Shaughnessy except guest room and summer photo. 

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