By Jesse Froeschle on October 12, 2018

Vail, Co. Oct. 9, 2018Hotel Talisa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, has been recognized by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler as one of the best in the United States in the magazine’s Annual Readers’ Survey. Nearly half a million Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences. Hotel Talisa is noted as the No. 18 Top Resort in Colorado.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler as a top resort less than a year after we opened,” said John Garth Area Managing Director of Hotel Talisa. “We celebrate après everyday at Talisa with champagne and this honor gives us a special reason to toast today.”

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” The 2018 Readers’ Choice lists, as well as survey methodology are featured online now and will appear in the November issue, available on newsstands nationwide on October 16.

Hotel Talisa celebrated its grand opening in November of 2017, ushering in a new era of upscale lodging in Vail as the destinations only true ski-in, ski-out luxury hotel. Nestled along the banks of the Gore Creek, Hotel Talisa offers an on-property chairlift, onsite rentals and ticket office and ski concierge. An extensive offering of activities and amenities keep guests busy and pampered. Vail Village is just minutes away for shopping and dining with a complementary shuttle leaving every 15 minutes. In addition to a 24-hour fitness center and spa, there are kids’ programs, yoga classes and seasonal activities and outings. The creek-side infinity pool and two hot tubs are open year round, as are the fire pits, which can help warm toes on chillier days.

When not exploring the mountains, meadows or partaking in the many outdoor adventures, guests can enjoy the spa. The menu of treatments draws from the fresh mountain air and indigenous ingredients. There are ten treatment rooms with a creek-side quiet room, as well as an aromatherapy steam room, salt sauna and Swiss jet showers. Indulgences and necessities include facials, massages, body wraps, scrubs and salon services.

The 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue on newsstands nationwide on October 16.


About Hotel Talisa
Nestled at the base of Vail Mountain and located on the picture-perfect Gore Creek, Hotel Talisa, The Luxury Collection’s first North American ski resort, is Vail’s preeminent offering in luxury accommodations and experience. Located in the heart of Vail Valley, just minutes from the world-famous and iconic Vail Village, the 285-room Hotel Talisa features exclusive amenities including one-of-a-kind spa treatments like the High-Altitude Adjustment Ritual and body scrubs infused with botanicals and Colorado wildflowers. There also three dining venues, inventive après offerings, curated alpine experiences and a 58,000-square foot athletic club. As Vail’s only true ski-in/ski-out luxury resort with chair 20 on property, its location offers visitors easy access to world-class skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, music festivals and more. Discover more at, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @HotelTalisaVail, or like us on Facebook.

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