There is nothing more “Colorado” than sitting in a hot tub, on your deck while the snow falls. This is one of the best things about winter in Colorado. Private hot tubs. Honestly, private hot tubs are pretty great all year round, but in Colorado, hotels with private hot tubs are a highly sought-after lodging option.
In this article, I will take a look at the top hotels in Colorado that offer private hot tubs for their guests. This list includes amazing luxury resorts and fun cabin retreats. You will find that there is a little something for every vacation and every budget on this list.
The 13 Best Colorado Hotels with Private Hot Tubs
1. The Broadmoor
Iconic Colorado Springs Resort with luxury satellite properties, golf, and dining.
The Broadmoor Resort was constructed during the height of the gold boom in Colorado Springs. This upscale resort was originally constructed to entice visitors to move to the city, helping it grow and become a commercial center in the West. The charm of the resort at the base of Cheyenne Mountain has remained, and today the Broadmoor Resort is as popular as it was at the end of the 19th century.
The Broadmoor has recently expanded its offerings and now includes a collection of cabins located just up the hill from the main resort. This area, named Cloud Camp has 5 private cabins and 11 hotel-style rooms in a main lodge.
The five cabins have private hot tubs tucked away from the buildings. Here you will sit under the tree canopy and enjoy the views of Pikes Peak and the valley. At night the stars abound and snowy winter nights are perfect for hot tubbing at Cloud Camp.
2. The Little Nell
Sit under the stars or watch the skiers come in from your private hot tub.
The Little Nell is one of the most luxurious hotels in Aspen. However, it is also one of the more laid-back offerings in the town that caters to the rich and famous. The Little Nell sits slopeside on Aspen Mountain and has some of the best views of the ski area and mountains.
This resort offers two ways to enjoy soaking in a hot tub. First, enjoy the slope-facing hot tubs and outdoor heated pool. These features are available to all guests of The Little Nell, all year round. However, if you want to enjoy your own hot tub, the Residences at Little Nell offer units with private balconies complete with their own hot tubs. This is the ideal way to enjoy some relaxation after a fun day on the slopes.
3. The Inn at Lost Creek
Rustic luxury, ski-in/ski-out access, and the comforts of home.
Telluride, like Aspen, has become a hotspot for luxury accommodations combined with amazing ski and board terrain. However, Telluride still remains a quieter and more affordable option when it comes to luxury lodging.
The Inn at Lost Creek offers visitors a more intimate lodging experience. The Inn offers a variety of unit types and vacation rentals to suit the needs of a variety of guests. The main Inn has small suite-style rooms with kitchens. Vacation rentals are condominiums and homes that are suitable for families and large groups.
The Inn at Lost Creek features a private, rooftop hot tub that is accessible to all guests of the Inn. However, if you want to enjoy a truly private hot tub, the rental homes at the Inn at Lost Creek have private hot tubs on their balconies, so you do not have to share them with other guests.
4. Clear Creek Inn
Quaint Mountain Hotel in the historic mining town of Georgetown.
You cannot get much more Colorado than a hotel in Georgetown. This historic community was once the center of the gold rush along Clear Creek. Today, the community is the last stop before heading over the Continental Divide and into Colorado’s ski country.
Clear Creek Inn is located in a recently renovated Victorian-era building whose history is unknown. But today, it is a beautifully renovated Inn with just 4 rooms. If you are looking for a low-key and private getaway, this is a perfect spot. The inn features a rooftop patio with a private hot tub that accommodates six people. It is the perfect spot for a family group or friends who want to hang out, enjoy the mountain air, and relax in peace.
5. Della Terra Mountain Chateau
Luxury accommodations just outside of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Della Terra Mountain Chateau is a unique, luxury resort located outside of Estes Park, CO, and a short distance from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Constructed in 2009, the Chateau and its cabins offer a peaceful location for mountain getaways, weddings, or a romantic retreat.
The Chateau’s main building features 11 luxury suites, a spa, a bar, and conference facilities. The suites are adult-only, and all feature soaking tubs and private balconies. Della Terra also has four private cabins. These cabins are ideal for families and feature full kitchens, fireplaces, and private hot tubs.
Della Terra Chateau provides guests staying in the luxury suites with complimentary breakfast, access to the spa, and common spaces like the theater and lodge sitting room.
6. Boulder Brook on Fall River
Beautiful suites, peaceful location, creekside views.
Boulder Brook on Fall River is a small resort located outside the town of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. This mountain-style resort features 20 one and two-bedroom suites situated on the edge of Fall River.
Each of the 20 suites features a small kitchenette, updated furnishings, and high-quality linens. All suites have a balcony or patio, and a jetted tub with large, opening windows.
The resort has a private outdoor hot tub and gazebo where you can sit under the stars or the snow and enjoy the fresh mountain air. The resort is open all year round. However, the spring and fall are the best times to visit if you want to avoid the crowds and have a more relaxed experience in Estes Park or Rocky Mountain National Park.
7. Dunton Hot Springs
Luxury accommodations and world-class dining in a restored ghost town.
When you visit the website for Dunton Hot Springs, the description of this resort is perfectly stated. It is a contradiction of ideas. The resort is the fully restored Town of Dunton, a mining town just outside of Telluride. The buildings have been reconstructed using historic techniques and rustic pine boards. On the outside, they are rustic and rough, but step inside and you are enveloped with modern luxury.
Dunton Hot Springs offers visitors an all-inclusive experience with lodging, on-site meals prepared by classically trained chefs, a spa, and access to Dunton’s hot springs. These are the ultimate hot tubs. The springs are available to all guests of Dunton Hot Springs, how you experience them is up to you. Soak outside in the source springs, or take in the warm water from inside one of the town’s restored buildings.
8. Highland Haven Creekside Inn
Mountain lodging is just a short drive from Denver.
Drive just under an hour west of Denver to the community of Evergreen and you will feel like you have stepped into a completely different place. This beautiful mountain town is rustic and quaint but also offers outstanding lodging like Highland Haven Creekside Inn.
This small resort-style inn features just 17 units ranging from hotel-style guest rooms to two-bedroom suites. Oh, and they even have a tree house. Each room is thoughtfully designed to offer the most comfortable and relaxing stay possible. All rooms feature five-piece baths with rain shower heads, bathrobes, jacuzzi tubs, or private hot tubs and fireplaces.
Highland Haven is perfect for a romantic getaway, even if you are a Denver local. Staff take time to ensure every detail is perfect. Enjoy a chef-curated breakfast and complimentary happy hour daily as part of your room amenities.
9. Cliff House Lodge
Funky, eclectic hot tub lodging near Red Rocks Amphitheater.
The town of Morrison is relatively unknown to most people who are not locals. This small town located near the world-famous Red Rocks Amphitheater is influenced by art and rock and roll. So it is no surprise that it is here you will find the Cliff House Lodge and Hot Tub Cabins.
The Cliff House Lodge is one of the oldest buildings in town. It is surrounded by eight cabins, each with its own flair, and a private jacuzzi tub. Each cabin is decorated with a unique theme, like the Canterbury which pays tribute to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales with English cottage-style decorations. If that isn’t your style check out the Stone House, decorated with rock-n-roll art by local artist Scramble Campbell.
Cliff House Lodge is located within walking distance from historic downtown Morrison, and a short 40-minute drive to downtown Denver.
10. Box Canyon Lodge and Hot Springs
Natural hot spring soaking tubs and charming accommodations in historic Ouray, CO.
The Victorian town of Ouray is known as the Switzerland of Colorado. The tiny town with its gingerbread buildings sits at the base of some of the most impressive peaks in the San Juan Mountains. Like many of the other Victorian-era towns in Colorado, Ouray began as a mining camp but is now a popular destination for visitors to southwest Colorado.
Box Canyon Lodge and Hot Springs sits at the end of a quiet street in Ouray, at the mouth of Box Canyon. Here you will find warm, natural springs that flow into the Uncompahgre River. The Box Canyon Lodge was built around the springs, and on the back patio, the hot water flows into cedar soaking tubs before it moves into the River.
The Lodge was built in 1959 and is one of the more popular lodging options in Ouray. It has limited rooms and during the summer the lodge books fast. The Lodge and hot springs are a great place to stay in the winter if you want to enjoy healing waters and spectacular mountain views.
11. Stonebrook Resort, Estes Park
Adult-only lodging is located between Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park.
We head back to Estes Park and another resort that offers multiple lodging options complete with jetted tubs or hot tubs. Stonebrook Resort is a small resort with just 15 units ranging from small cabins to multi floor suites. Most units sleep two to four adults. Each unit has a patio or balcony, kitchen or kitchenette, luxury bathroom, and either an indoor jetted tub or outdoor hot tub.
Stonebrook Resort is a short drive from Estes Park where you can enjoy shopping and dining. Estes Park is home to the Stanley Hotel, which was the inspiration for the hotel in the Stephen King novel The Shining. Visitors to the area also enjoy spending time in Rocky Mountain National Park, hiking, rock climbing, or fishing.
12. Gateways Canyons Resort – Kayenta Signature King Suite
The Western Slope’s premier luxury resort and spa.
The Gateways Canyons Resort is a surprising find in the Palisades of western Colorado. This beautiful, luxury resort is nestled in a quiet canyon where guests are spread across many acres in immaculately appointed rooms, suites, and residences.
This small resort offers an intimate vacation experience complete with a spa, coordinated activities, and farm-to-table dining. Each lodging group is unique and offers guests a different experience. The Kayenta residences are larger suites that are set away from the rest of the resort, allowing for quiet reflection and relaxation. The Kayenta signature king suite is one of the most luxurious in the resort. It offers guests both a fire pit and a hot tub on a private patio.
13. Chipeta Solar Springs
Southwest-style units each with a private hot tub.
Located in Ridgeway, on the road to Telluride, you will find a gem of a resort, that is known only to those that appreciate small, luxury lodging. Chipeta Lodge adds elegance to the adobe-style construction making each room feel like its own private retreat.
Suites at Chipeta Lodge all feature luxurious furnishings, high-quality linens, kitchenettes, fireplaces, and private patios or balconies with hot tubs. The resort also offers spa services and a farm-to-table restaurant highlighting the best harvest from the San Juan Valley.
FAQs About Colorado Hotels with Private Hot Tubs
Now that you know where to go to find great lodging in Colorado with private hot tubs, I close this article with some answers. These are some of the most commonly asked questions about hotels and resorts in Colorado with private hot tubs.
What is the best Colorado Hotel to stay in with Private Hot Tubs?
In my opinion, to be a really great hotel with private hot tubs, each room should have its own hot tub. When it comes to the best hotel in Colorado with private hot tubs, my pick is the Chipeta Lodge. Sure, it is small, and off the beaten path. But, it offers luxury lodging, a spa, restaurant and bar. And every room has a hot tub on its private balcony or patio.
What is the most luxurious Colorado Hotel with Private Hot Tubs?
When it comes to luxury, you cannot find a more ideal location than Dunton Hot Springs. It is hard to beat such a beautiful location, with such unique accommodations. And there is something to be said for enjoying a natural hot spring instead of a hot tub. Especially when you’re under the stars.
What is the best budget-friendly Colorado Hotel with a Private Hot Tub?
Many of my favorite locations with private hot tubs are not terribly budget friendly. However, the Box Canyon Lodge and Hot Springs is a really unique spot with reasonably affordable rates.
What is the best family-friendly Colorado hotel to stay in with Private Hot Tubs?
Of all the resorts mentioned in this list, by far the best for families is the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs. Even if you are staying at Cloud Camp for the rustic, mountain experience, there are plenty of activities for kids. The main resort at the Broadmoor has a great water park and pools, fun restaurants and is just a short drive to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, which is one of the most unique zoos in the western United States.