An ideal option for the budget conscious traveler looking to visit Aspen, Colorado might be to rent an economy unit to save money. Contrary to popular belief, there are great, affordable, economy condos for vacation rental in Aspen! These units give guests convenient access to the gondola and downtown Aspen without breaking their bank. They offer all the basic amenities: a kitchen; bedrooms, bathrooms and other furnishings; and often times a wood-burning or gas fireplace. All within walking distance to all of Aspen's activities! This week, our blog team showcases our Top 5 Economy Rentals in Downtown Aspen.
#5: Silverglo #106 - 940 Waters Avenue (four blocks to the gondola) Many guests choose the Silverglo for its wide array of economy, standard and deluxe units. Silverglo #106 is a two bedroom, two bath ground floor unit with a stone fireplace. The master bedroom features two twin beds that can be combined to make one king bed. The guest bedroom also has two twin beds. The Silverglo condominium complex has an on-site heated pool that is kept at Jacuzzi temperatures during the winter season! Guests also enjoy the convenience on on-site check-in and complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as the Silverglo shuttle that provides complimentary transportation to and from downtown Aspen (gondola) during the winter season.
4: Riverview #8 - 1020 E. Hopkins (six blocks to the gondola) Located right on the Roaring Fork River, this second floor condominium has two decks, one of which overlooks the river. This unit has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and a flatscreen TV and a wood-burning fireplace in the main living area. Comfortable and cozy, guests will enjoy a barbecue grill and washer/dryer in unit. This unit is perfect for those looking to be close to town, but enjoy the privacy, sounds and serenity of the river. Complex amenities include a heated pool and hot tub, and free Wi-Fi.
#3: 210 Cooper #2D - 210 E. Cooper Avenue (three blocks to gondola) Less than two blocks from downtown Aspen, 210 Cooper #2D offers two bedrooms and one and a half baths. This second-floor unit features an open living area with flatscreen TV and a wood-burning fireplace adjacent to the fully equipped kitchen and formal dining area. Other unit amenities include a washer/dryer in unit and free Wi-Fi. Looking to be close to downtown and the gondola? This unit is centrally located - the best of both worlds! Plus, the free city bus and ski shuttle stops are located right outside your door on the street corner. There's no need for a car, but if you have one, there's also free parking for this unit.
2: Chateau Eau Claire #21 - 1034 E. Cooper Avenue (five blocks to the gondola) With more than 1,000 square feet of living space, this two bedroom, two bath unit has plenty of room to roam! It features a wood-burning fireplace in the living area, as well as a full kitchen with bar seating. The private deck overlooks and has amazing views of the Roaring Fork River. Other amenities include free on-site parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, and an on-site hot tub. Guests of the Chateau Eau Claire also have access to the Chateau Roaring Fork facilities across the street - three hot tubs, a heated pool, workout center and sauna. This unit is perfect for those looking for plenty of space with a great river view. The local bus also picks up right outside the complex building.
#1: Aspen Townhouse East #7 - 835 E. Durant Avenue (two blocks to the gondola) Spread out over two levels, this two bedroom, two bath townhouse takes the top spot in our economy roundup because of its close proximity to downtown as well as its amenities. The top level living area features a full kitchen adjacent to the main living area with flatscreen TV and a dining area. Guests will also enjoy free on-site parking, a laundry room, and complimentary Wi-Fi. This unit is less than two blocks from the gondola, so you can easily carry your skis right down the sidewalk to the lift. Or, go explore all of downtown Aspen's history, culture or shopping! Guests who book with Frias Properties of Aspen also receive complimentary passes to the valley's premier full-service spa and workout facility - The Aspen Club & Spa. Enjoy complimentary passes for your entire stay! The Aspen Club & Spa offers everything from state of the art workout equipment and classes to pampering and relaxing spa treatments! (Additional charges may apply for premium services.)