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Frias Properties offers a wide range of Aspen lodging for you and your travel group to choose from; gorgeous ski-in and ski-out Aspen condo rentals, economical studio accommodations, and fully appointed private vacation homes. Frias has more Aspen vacation lodging choices than any other travel company in the Aspen, Colorado area. Guests enjoy complimentary health club privileges, courtesy transportation to and from the Aspen airport, concierge services and 24/7 management services.

Our Aspen real estate professionals are intimately familiar with the entire Roaring Fork Valley. We focus on the details, so you can relax knowing we’ll find the property that’s perfect for you. Contact one of our Colorado real estate consultants to start the real estate process whether you are a property buyer or selling your home, condo or fractional ownership interest.

Aug 19 2014

Potential Pitfalls of VRBO vs. Full Service Property Management Companies

Published by under Lodging

OK, so you’ve made the big decision to go to Aspen, Colorado, for your next vacation. The next logical question has to be, “Where am I going to stay?” There’s a lot of options out there, even in Aspen. You have two choices: rent from a reputable property management company, or rent from an individual owner – also known as vacation rental by owner (VRBO). Amidst a sea of websites and tons of information floating around out there. Luckily, our blog team is here to make some sense of it all from a vacationer’s standpoint. In this week’s blog, we analyze the matchup: Property Management Companies vs. VRBO. Continue Reading »

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Aug 14 2014

Is This the Right Time to Get Into an Investment/Rental Property

Published by under Real Estate

Purchasing an Aspen home is a lifestyle decision as well as a financial one. If you’ve ever considered buying a new home, second home or rental property in Aspen, then right now might be the perfect time to invest, as the Aspen market has turned the corner it seems … and the market is improving. Continue Reading »

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Aug 07 2014

Aspen Property Management Is A Very Competitive Business – What Differentiates Frias From the Rest

Published by under Frias News

Why choose Frias Properties of Aspen? There’s a lot of property management companies to choose from in Aspen, Colorado, so how do you know which one is the right fit for you? The property management business is a very competitive market in town, so property owners need to know who they can trust. Continue Reading »

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Jul 30 2014

Info And Facts About The Peaks That Surround Aspen

Published by under Outdoor Activities

More than 60 years after dedicating the first chairlift on Aspen Mountain, the Aspen/Snowmass experience continues to get better and better. With 4 mountains, 43 lifts, 5 terrain park, 3 pipes and more than 5,300 recreational acres, no other resort in the world offers so much. Continue Reading »

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Jul 23 2014

How to Make Online Reservations

Published by under Frias News

Making an online reservation for lodging in Aspen is easy. Our online booking engine shows live availability for our lodging options 24 hours a day and 365 days a year – so no matter your schedule, you can always plan your getaway. By following a few simple steps outlined here, you can select your vacation dates, locate the accommodations that are right for you, and even make a payment. This week, our blog team breaks down everything it takes to book that amazing getaway to Aspen, Colorado – summer or winter.


Step 1 is to visit the home page of our website. Here, you can choose from more than 200 condominiums, townhouses and private homes that are close to downtown Aspen and Aspen Mountain. We also have lodging available at Aspen Highlands, located just outside of Aspen. Aspen Mountain is world-renown for its outdoor adventure, ranging from Frisbee golf to world-class skiing and snowboarding. Aspen Highlands is a local’s favorite and includes the impressive Highlands Bowl. Determining what you want to do in Aspen while you’re here can help you pick the right accommodations.

Frias Properties more than 200 condominiums, townhouses and private homes that are close to downtown Aspen and Aspen Mountain.

Frias Properties more than 200 condominiums, townhouses and private homes that are close to downtown Aspen and Aspen Mountain.


From the home page, click “Vacation Rentals” at the top left of the page.  There, you can view all of the different lodging options that Frias has to offer. The Google map at the top of the page will give you an idea of each complex’s location. On this page, you can select a specific unit here and view units, or you can use the orange search box to search properties that meet your criteria. Simply enter as much info in the orange box as you can for best results.

The Vacation Rentals page displays our selection of condominium complexes.

The Vacation Rentals page displays our selection of condominium complexes.


At the top of the home page (and every other page on the site) is our live reservations availability search widget. It’s in the upper left-hand corner just below the Frias logo. Here, you can enter your stay dates, number of guests, and number of bedrooms needed. For the stay dates, a calendar will appear when you click in a date field. Fill out as much information as you can, and click “search.” You will be taken to another screen that will present available lodging options.

Our booking widget is located in the top left-hand corner of every page on our site. Begin your search now!

Our booking widget is located in the top left-hand corner of every page on our site. Begin your search now!


From the “Search for Aspen Lodging” page, you will be redirected to the “Accommodations” page. This page will display a number of unit types. It will also show photos and prices for these units based on the dates you have selected. To see specific units, choose a unit type and click the orange “view units” button to the right. Once you select “view units,” specific units will display under each unit type with the heading “Available units.” Note: Many of our units differ in layout and décor, so it’s important that you choose one that fits your style and personality! When you find the one that’s right for you, hit “select.”


Once you’ve selected your lodging, you will be taken to the “Your Itinerary” page, where you can review all the details of your stay. You will see your accommodations, your dates, your rental cost plus tax, and your total due. There is a “make changes” button if you need to alter any of your plans. From here, you will begin the payment process.


On the “Your Itinerary” page, enter your personal information and credit card info. (Frias has a very secure credit card system and does not share or sell private information to any other business or third party.) Please read the disclaimer at the bottom, check the box, and click the orange button that says “Process Reservation”.


Once you payment has been processed, you will be sent an e-mail confirmation. You can also print this page for your personal records. You are officially booked! You will begin receiving correspondence from us about any important news or information concerning your reservation as your vacation date draws near.


A vacation specialist is available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. (Yes, it’s a real person!) Give our team a call at (800) 542-7736 or e-mail us and reference your name or confirmation number, if you have one already. you can also use the “click to talk” button in the top right corner of our web pages to get questions answered as well.

And, as your getaway gets close, contact our concierge desk  or call (970) 925-9075 for assistance in planning outdoor adventures, dinner reservations and more!

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