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The Evergreen Lodge is perfectly situated midway between Vail Village and Lionshead on the free resort shuttle bus route.
The Evergreen Lodge is perfectly situated midway between Vail Village and Lionshead on the free resort shuttle bus route. If you prefer to walk, the Eaglebahn Gondola is approximately 10 minutes away on foot and the Vistabahn Gondola approximately 15 minutes. For après ski and shopping it’s an easy walk to either village for restaurants, bars and boutiques.
This is a hotel which is very popular with visitors to Vail as it offers spacious rooms, great facilities and good value for money. Its location makes it a convenient base to enjoy all that this world-renowned ski resort has to offer.
The Evergreen has an outdoor heated pool, giant hot tub and 2 saunas. As well as the comfortable fireside lounge there is a restaurant and lively sports bar with pool tables and big screen TVs. our guests can also enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast daily.
Most hotel rooms are equipped with 2 Queen beds, however there are rooms with a King-sized bed and a sofa bed. Prices are based on valley view rooms and spacious mountain view rooms are available at a supplement. All rooms have cable TV, coffee maker, refrigerator, telephone and private bathroom. Rollaway beds can be provided if necessary.
With a great snow record and Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin all being available on the same pass, skiing here is pretty good. The skiing in Vail itself is largely geared towards intermediates, but beginners also have plenty of nursery slopes and some brilliant ski schools. Advanced skiers will love the 'Back Bowls' for powder. Freestyle skiers and boarders are spoilt for choice with snowparks, half-pipes and their own maps detailing the best spots. Beaver Creek, linked to Vail by bus, provides for the more advanced skier, with some superb black runs. As with most North American resorts, the lifts and convenience are exceptional, with queues being a rarity.
Vail ski resort
Vail itself is large, offering a wide range of restaurants, shops and nightlife. Vail also has plenty of off-snow activities, with the free bus making these very accessible. It can, however, be expensive, with prices increasing as you get closer to the lifts. There are a wide range of eateries, some of excellent value, as well as shops and nightlife to excite non-skiers. Denver, the nearest international airport is 2½ hours away. Warning: be wary of altitude sickness mixed with jet lag!