Exquisite Service at Ski Resort with Mountain Views
As the alpine air fills with a smoky aroma and evening frost clings to windowpanes throughout the village, a cookie man delivers hot cocoa and freshly baked cookies to each guest room at Park City Peaks Hotel. These comforting treats, coupled with views of the Wasatch Mountain Range rising dramatically to the west, usher in tranquility after a long day on the slopes.
Though it neighbors world-class ski resorts and offers luxurious amenities such as a heated indoor-outdoor pool, Park City Peaks Hotel manages to capture the intimacy and warmth of a rustic mountain lodge. In the standard rooms, striped decorative pillows echo their alpine surroundings with a palette of warm browns, birch, and cedar red. Rooms boast one king bed or two queen beds, which nurture skied-out bodies with cushy pillow-top mattresses and high thread-count linens.
A one-minute walk from the hotel, the Spa at Hotel Park City offers a full menu of skin and body services accompanied by meditation rooms, dry saunas, and herbal-infused steam rooms. In addition to anti-aging facials and an array of massages, the spa's aestheticians deliver manicures ($40–$55) and expertly wax lips ($15), brows ($20), and skis.
Park City: World-Class Ski Town that Preserves Quaint, Historical Charm
Located less than a mile from the hotel, Park City Mountain Resort sprawls across eight peaks, nine bowls, and three terrain parks. A venue for the 2002 Winter Olympic half-pipe and alpine giant-slalom events, the resort's varied terrain is usually blanketed by an airy layer of powder that plumes skyward after each sharp s-turn. A network of 16 lifts connects skiers to 3,300 acres of terrain that ranges from beginner-friendly groomers near the base to the wide-open Scott's and McConkey's Bowls bookending the peaks. Unlike most other destination ski resorts, Park City has selected about a dozen signature runs, which are advanced trails that are regularly groomed—a rarity among high-level runs—so intermediate skiers can have a shot at the cream of Park City's crop.
Lined with upscale galleries, quaint restaurants, and sophisticated boutiques, Park City's Main Street sparkles under canopies of string lights and rows of lantern street lamps. Colorful clapboard storefronts house pizza parlors and antique bookstores, and brick saloons host live music and warm tuckered-out skiers with hot toddies.