2013 Event Lodging and Transportation in Vail, CO
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Big Beers Lodging Information 2013
Below are the lodging sponsors and rate packages offered for our participants and attendees. There may be additional offers available as we get closer to the event. For further information, feel free to Contact Us. Please join us in appreciating and supporting our generous sponsors whenever possible!
Vail Cascade Resort & Spa – 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, CO
Hotel Rooms, Suites & Condos – Our host for the entire 13th Annual Event weekend, the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa is a AAA Four Diamond, full service resort located just west of Lionshead. Featuring their own ski lift up onto Vail Mountain, they are pulling out all of the stops to welcome our guests. Enjoy beers brewed by our generous brewers on draft in Fireside Bar for the weekend, taste Atwater cuisine artfully paired with craft brews, relax in the award-winning Aria Spa with special discounts, and take advantage of the Aria Fitness Center during your Big Beers Festival weekend.
Vail Cascade Lodging: (NO Lift Ticket Packages at this point)
Similar to last year’s format, here is the rate schedule for all styles of accommodations:
||Starting at $219.00
||Starting at $259.00
||Mountain Grand Fireplace
||Starting at $279.00
||$339.00 - $369.00
||Starting at $569.00
||2, 3 & 4 Bedroom Condos
Note that condos do not have a parking fee and enjoy all the amenities of the resort, even though they are not located in the main lodge. All rates are subject to a daily resort fee, which covers use of the Aria Fitness Center and other amenities. Parking is also additional (if applicable) for hotel guests. To book reservations, call 1-800-420-2424 and let them know that you are with the Big Beers Festival or email: VCR-GroupRes@destinationhotels.com. You may also book the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa online.
Also note that the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa provides shuttle service to Lionshead and the Vail Village every 20 minutes as a resort amenity. Transportation back and forth to the event is easily accomplished whether staying at the Cascade or at another Vail property.
Simba Run – 1100 N. Frontage Rd W, Vail, CO
Condominiums: 800-746-2278. A long time supporter of the Big Beers Festival and a Platinum Sponsor, Simba Run is a very nice condominium complex, featuring both indoor & outdoor hot tubs and the largest indoor pool in Vail. With shuttle bus service from the hotel to both Lionshead and Vail Village as well as directly to the Vail Cascade for the Big Beers Festival regularly throughout the day and being on the Vail free bus route, Simba is easily accessible from the Big Beers venue. For a 2 (or more) night stay, they are offering a rate of $259/nt (plus parking @ $10/nt/car) for a 2 BR/ 2 BA condo with full kitchen. Rates are based on 4 people. Let them know that you are with the Big Beers Festival. Any questions, ask for Michele Davis, Reservations & Sales Manager. You can also book online at www.SimbaRun.com.
Holiday Inn/ Apex Vail – 2211 North Frontage Road, Vail, CO
Hotel Rooms & Condos – Back with us again this year as a Platinum Sponsor, the Apex Lodge/ Holiday Inn in West Vail offers the flexibility of lodge rooms or condominiums nearby the local restaurants and grocery stores of West Vail. In addition to running their shuttle to the Vail Cascade for the Big Beers Festival attendees every 20-30 minutes, the Holiday Inn is also on the free Vail bus route. Offering rates of $149.99/nt for a standard lodge room or $249.99/nt for a condominium, their reservations desk can be reached at 866-317-APEX. Mention the Big Beers Festival to access these special rates or book online.
Lionshead Inn – 705 West Lionshead Circle, Vail, CO
Hotel Rooms: 800-283-VAIL. – This is the seventh year these guys are on board, and they have very much
stepped up to our “beer mug”! They are a small property with a really good location: across the street from the Marriott in Lionshead, on the in-town bus route, down the street from the Lionshead/ Gondola Base Area of Vail Mountain. Good people and the best value in town we have to date! The Lionshead Inn is springing for $159/nt Annex rooms and is also offering rooms in their Main Lodge - Valley View for $179/nt and Main Lodge - Mountain View for $199/nt. Get your Big Beers room rate with the mention of the Big Beers Festival. You can make reservations at 800-283-VAIL. Any questions, ask for Benjamin, the Manager.
||Main Lodge - Valley View
||Main Lodge - Mountain View
The Roost Lodge – 1783 N. Frontage Rd W, Vail, CO
NOT confirmed for 2013 yet
Hotel Rooms: 970-476-5451. It’s a decade of support, and we truly appreciate the dedication of our sponsors. We certainly wouldn’t be able to do it without them! This year, the rate is $109/night. On the Vail bus route (free!) and the most affordable that I can ever begin to hope for during ski season. 970-476-5451 and mention the Big Beers Festival to get the rate. Any questions, Juan Fregoso is their Manager.
** This information updated on August 15, 2012**
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Please consider your transportation options for the weekend:
Evidence of Delirium fun
Free Vail Bus System: All of our sponsoring hotels are on the free Vail bus routes, whether in-town (Lionshead or Vail Vaillage) or within the Town of Vail.
Complimentary Vail Valley Bus Passes: We also are sponsored by ECO Transit with complimentary passes for Friday and Saturday covering all of the Vail Valley – Vail to Gypsum.
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Charter Sports is once again on board as our ski and snowboard rental shop for 2012. They are located within the Vail Cascade Resort for the ultimate convenience in providing ski and snowboard rental equipment. They are offering discounted rental rates (30% off) for all Big Beers Festival attendees as well as 10% off all retail merchandise.
SEE RATES (top right)
It’s easy to make an online reservation:
- Go to the www.chartersports.com site.
- Click on Group Reservations, middle of top menu bar. Note: You don't have to be a group of renters, the group is Big Beers so you can get better pricing.
- Identify and click on the group name (Big Beers Belgians & Barleywines Festival), then click on Submit.
- Indicate # of equipment rentals, select a shop location, enter pickup date and time and your email address.
- Click on Book Now.
- Complete contact information, first and last ski day, renter information, card number, and special requests (if any) fields.
- Click on Submit Reservation.
- Print confirmation.
- E-mail confirmation with directions to the hotel location will be automatically generated to the submitted e-mail address.
- Upon your arrival here in Vail, your reservation, requested gear, and a preprinted rental form will be waiting for you.
Please call toll free at 1-888-295-9797 with any questions.
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