FAQ for Condominiums Vacation Rentals

What Are Vacation Rentals?

Destination Residences Snowmass Vacation Rentals are luxurious condominiums, villas, and private homes that are available for rent - much like you would book a hotel room.
But unlike a typical hotel room, a vacation rental is much more - it's a home. A home that's perfect for vacations, family reunions, corporate retreats, wedding parties and many other occasions.

The Space You Need
Instead of a room, a vacation home or condo rental gives you a spacious home environment where entire families and groups can gather and be together under one roof. With its fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer and barbecues your vacation home or condo rental is perfect when you're planning to stay more than one or two days.

The Privacy You Want
One of the biggest benefits of renting a Destination Residences Snowmass condo rental is the freedom it gives you to relax in comfort, quiet and privacy.

The Amenities of a Fine Hotel
Destination Residences Snowmass Vacation Rentals combine luxury, space, comfort and privacy with gracious hotel services. These include full-service front desk, secured after hours check-in, concierge assistance and business services - as well as on-site recreation such as swimming pools and hot tubs. Amenities within the Destination Residences Snowmass collection include access to 4 ski mountains, cross country skiing, championship golf, world class tennis, hiking, biking, events and activities, as well as shopping and exceptional dining options.

The Best Location
Destination Residences Snowmass offers vacation rentals in prime locations such as: ski-in/ski-out, slopeside or directly on the golf course.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of vacation rentals does Destination Residences Snowmass offer?
Our Snowmass vacation condo, villa and home rentals include studios, and condos from one to five bedrooms.

What features do your vacation rentals provide?
Our vacation rentals include fully equipped kitchens, living and dining areas, washers and dryers, cable television, high-speed Internet service and more.

Do we need to bring our own towels and linens?
No. Destination Residences Snowmass provides luxury linens, towels and bath amenities in every vacation condo. Each property features fully furnished units, including fully equipped kitchens.

Who is responsible for cleaning the condo rental at departure?
We are. We would never ask you to spoil your Snowmass vacation by spending your last day cleaning! In addition, by providing professional housekeeping services, we ensure that all of our guests experience the same high standards of meticulously maintained vacation condo rentals.

Is renting from Destination Residences Snowmass the same as renting direct from a homeowner?
When you call an individual homeowner, they may only offer one home or condo to you. The owner has a vested interest in renting his home or condo but he very likely will not be readily available if you have any issues. A Destination Residences Snowmass reservations specialist is a professional trained to listen to your needs, to fit you into a vacation rental that suits your unique requirements. Each property we manage has an operational team and maintenance to deal with unexpected issues. Most vacationers have confidence renting from Destination Residences Snowmass because of the reputation they have established for quality and service excellence.

Are vacation rentals the same as a time-share?
No they are not. Vacation rentals are privately owned, fully furnished homes or condos. When renting a Snowmass condo or vacation home from a Destination Residences Snowmass, you are provided many options and a much greater variety of accommodation types and sizes. Timeshares are fully furnished accommodations that have been sold up to 50 times, each purchaser buying a certain amount of time. Timeshare rentals are also more restrictive with dates, for example, stays may be allowed only from Saturday to Saturday. Destination Residences Snowmass does not sell, manage or represent any timeshare or fractional vacation rentals.

How does Destination Residences Snowmass rate their rental units?

To stay competitive, it is necessary for us to evaluate and enhance our rental units on a yearly basis.  As the recognized industry leader, AAA Diamond Rating Guidelines are used as a basis for our rating criteria.  Feedback from our guests gathered from guest satisfaction surveys is also considered as we develop our rating standards.

Premier Rating: Premier Rated units are representative of the finest lodging accommodations in Snowmass Village and provide our guests an exceptional lodging experience.  Premier units feature the finest materials and finishes with distinct architectural and design features not found in the original units.  Materials and finishes will include high quality tile, granite, marble, or wood flooring in the entry, kitchen, and bathrooms; high quality carpet throughout the unit; high-end custom cabinetry with granite or Corian® countertops in the kitchen and bathrooms; ample and appropriate lighting featuring stylish fixtures; and architecturally designed fireplace hearths and mantels in excellent condition using high quality materials.  Premier units will need to maintain a fresh look with regular updates to fixtures, fittings, furnishings, and equipment.

Interior décor in Premier Rated units reflect current industry trends and maintain a design theme throughout the unit with furnishings of excellent quality and condition, providing a comfortable and stylish feel with coordinated artwork throughout and high quality window coverings.

In the Living room, the furniture is well coordinated and luxurious with upholstery in excellent condition and an appropriate number of decorative pillows.  Electronics include at least a 40” HDTV with a Blu-ray player and new sound system with an iPod connector.

In the bedrooms, the furniture is of a high quality and well-coordinated following the overall décor theme.  The beds all have high quality head boards in excellent condition with new pillow top mattresses and high quality, coordinated bedding.  Bedroom electronics include a 32” HDTV, DVD player, and iPod compatible clock radio.

Bathrooms have been recently remodeled, featuring updated vanities, lighting fixtures, bathtubs and showers with coordinated tile in excellent condition with no original bathroom features.  Mirrors are either framed or fill the available space.

The kitchen has been recently remodeled and incorporates matching, up-to-date, high-end appliances; high quality small appliances; high quality, modern faucets; and the Premier Kitchen Accessory List.  The dining room furniture, including bar stools, is high quality, in excellent condition matching the unit’s design theme with enough seating for the intended occupancy of the unit. 

Deluxe Rating: Deluxe Rated units provide our guests with a well maintained and pleasantly furnished lodging option which has been updated with functional materials and finishes.  Even though the Deluxe units aren’t as luxurious as the Premier units, they will provide a superior lodging experience for our value minded guest. 

Interior décor in Deluxe Rated units generally follows a consistent design theme showing few variations with good quality, matching furnishings in good repair.  The overall feel of a Deluxe unit is comfortable and functional. 

Living room furniture is coordinated, comfortable, and in good condition.  Living room electronics include at least an HDTV with a DVD player and sound system with an iPod connector.

Bedrooms have functional, coordinated furniture with comfortable mattresses and updated bedding.  Preferred bedroom electronics include an HDTV with a DVD player, but are not required.

Bathrooms and kitchens have been updated with new well-built cabinetry, countertops, flooring, and matching fixtures.  Kitchens have matching appliances in good working order as well as the Basic Kitchen Accessory List.  Matching dining room furniture, including bar stools, is good quality, and in good condition, with enough seating for the intended occupancy of the unit.

Standard Rating: Standard Rated units offer basic accommodations within Snowmass Village and provide our guests a well maintained and clean lodging experience.  Materials and finishes in Standard units are mostly utilitarian and meet minimum expectations.  Standard units may have original features that have yet to be updated.  Standard units appeal to our budget minded guests looking for an entry-level unit in Snowmass Village.

Interior décor in Standard units may have a decorating theme; however, it may not be fully coordinated.  Furnishings are in good condition, but may be pieced together and must include a TV and DVD player in the living room.  

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Find The Lodging that's Right For You.

Explore your options below

  • Top of the Village

    The spacious 2, 3 and 4 bedroom fully equipped condominiums at Top of the Village offer convenient ski in/ski out access and mountain views looking on to the slopes.

  • Villas at Snowmass Club

    Beautifully appointed 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condominiums offer stunning panoramic views of Snowmass Mountain overlooking the golf course. Guests also have exclusive access to the Snowmass Club amenities.

  • Tamarack

    The two story 2, 3 and 4 bedroom condominiums at The Tamarack are perfect for families, being adjacent to the ski school, the Base Village and the Elk Camp Gondola.

  • Terracehouse

    The airy 2 bedroom condominiums at The Terracehouse are located just 100 yards from the slopes and guests have access to brand new hot tubs, pool and fitness facility.

  • Lichenhearth

    The Lichenhearth studio and 1 bedroom condominiums offer ski in/ski out convenience next to the Base Village, ski school and Village Express lift.

  • Aspenwood

    Located in the upper village, studio,1, 2 and 3 bedroom condominiums at the Aspenwood offer convenient access to The Village Mall, shopping, restaurants and the slopes.

  • Interlude

    At the Interlude, the 2 and 3 bedroom fully equipped condominiums are located right on the slopes of Snowmass Mountain above the Village Mall.

  • Laurelwood

    The spacious studios at the Laurelwood are perfect for couples or small families with a ski in/ski out location that is walking distance to shops and restaurants.

  • Shadowbrook

    The 2 bedroom with den and 3 bedroom condominiums at The Shadowbrook are well suited for large families with ski in/ski out access and hotel amenities.

  • Capitol Peak (Base Village)

    Located in the brand new Base Village, the studio and 1 bedroom condominiums at Capitol Peak offer the most luxurious experience complimented with a ski in/ski out location.

  • Willows

    Located in the heart of Snowmass, the studio and 2 bedroom condominiums at the Willows are within 100 yards of the slopes and the Village Mall.

  • Sonnenblick

    Ideal for larger families, the 5 bedroom condominiums at the Sonnenblick offer all the comforts of home with ski in/ski out access.

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