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July 2012

February 2012

  • A nightlife to remember: "One might expect Playboy bunnies or stiletto-heeled celebrities to sidle up to the swanky bar of the Sky Hotel's 39 Degrees Lounge -- and, in fact, they often do. This is the place to quaff cocktails like the dangerously tasty champagne supernova (it involves elderflower liqueur and white peach puree) and thaw frost-nipped toes by the fire while channeling your inner heiress." - CNNGo.com
  • Aspen vs. Vail: "The younger bump-skiers take over the banquettes at Kimpton's Sky Hotel." - Travel + Leisure
  • Best Bar Bites: "Slider Party Platter at 39 Degrees inside The Sky Hotel." - Aspen Magazine

January 2012

  • For the young, and young at heart: "A timber-trimmed bar a few feet from a steaming pool deck beckons a 20- and 30-something mix of microbrew beer and cocktail drinkers to a teeming lounge that you'd think has peaked at 4 p.m. each ski day yet simply gets busier as the evening progresses." - The Street


  • 10 Great Places to Bar-Hop Around the Globe: "As far as mountain towns go, Aspen in one of the few that holds up in summer and winter. Of course it has the usual ski-bum haunts, but it also has places like 39 Degrees Lounge, an urban-style oasis with a pool frequented by a chic crowd." - USA Today
  • Ski You Later in Aspen: "This uber-cool hotel has long been a favorite amongst the hippest and most fashionable in Aspen. Set right at the foot of famous Aspen Mountain, this sizzling place is a favorite amongst locals as well. Nothing better than skiing all day and then skiing right into this cool après-ski hotspot." - Examiner.com


December 2011

  • True Aspen: "Apres ski is the integral bridge between a day on the slopes and Aspen"s raucous nightlife, and 39 Degrees in the Sky Hotel is where to go." - Wild Blue Yonder
  • Even in the winter you can party, poolside: "If you"re looking for a party scene, the Sky Hotel is your place. The vibe around the pool is cool, complete with eye candy galore and a scenic mountain backdrop. The outdoor fire pit is a great place to relax after an exhausting day on the slopes." - Area-daily.com

November 2011

  • Luxury Living: "A brilliant hotspot on the Aspen see-and-be scene. Perfect for pleasure-seekers. A high-style chill pad where beautiful people let loose. A Kimpton Hotel with a unique combination of serenity and style, all with the dazzling Aspen Mountain as the backdrop. Come experience the secret behind the red velvet rope." - Luxury Accommodations Blog

October 2011

  • Say "I do" with Fido by your side: "This 90-room Kimpton outpost has a breathtaking backdrop for weddings: the Aspen Mountain Room, with a balcony overlooking Aspen Mountain itself. Plus, there"s no size limit, weight restrictions or extra charges for pets, who are greeted by name on a welcome board." - Destination Weddings & Honeymoons

September 2011

  • "This Kimpton-managed property has all the qualities of an urban boutique hotel, with iPod alarm clocks and personal oxygen tanks in every room." - San Francisco Magazine
  • Where to Stay - "The Sky Hotel, at the base of Aspen Mountain, is a walk from the town"s frontier-luxe bars and restaurants." - Men"s Journal
  • The party starts early: "Aspen?s after-hours party gets swinging around 3 p.m. at the casual-hip 39 Degrees Lounge in the Sky Hotel, which serves up one of the towns" more innovative cocktail programs, at the base of the Aspen lift." - San Francisco
  • Tweet worthy packages: "Love the "crack of noon" deal w/ mimosas, spa treats for ski season @skyhotelaspen"- @kylewagnerworld, Travel Reporter for the Denver Post
  • Treat yourself like a celebrity: "Try to spot Gwen at Sky Hotel"s 39 Degrees Lounge. Happy hour here means a Moscow mule by the fire." - Fabulous London

June 2011

  • Style: Modern Design, Atmosphere: Happening: "Stylish ski hotels are rare enough, and all the more so in Aspen, where the local style tends toward a fairly conservative overstuffed-armchairs-and-stone-fireplaces sort of luxury look. The Sky Hotel is the first hotel in town to try to change all that, and its efforts haven't gone unnoticed." - Tablet.
  • Aspen's Most Chic Lounges: "39 Degrees at the Sky Hotel caters to the hip and trendy." - Jetsetter
  • The Luxe Life: "Kimpton's Sky Hotel introduces a customized program this month called the Sky high Life. Whether in need of a hike, a cycling fix, a wine pairing or mixology class, Sky High Life ensures a memorable experience." - Aspen Peak

May 2011

  • City Guide: "Located in the bottom floor of the trendy Sky Hotel, 39 Degrees rocks from après till last call. Easily the closest bar to Aspen Mountain; so close, hot tub vapors steam gondola windows." - Blackbook

April 2011

  • Food that is as intriguing as the clientele: "39 Degrees at the Sky Hotel is Aspen's hottest destination for après ski and late-night dining. Featuring a mouthwatering menu of shared plates, this chic yet cozy lounge is ideal for a large group or an intimate evening for two." - Aspen Peak

March 2011

  • Zones: Aspen/Snowmass: "Located at the base of the Silver Queen Gondola, The Sky Hotel's central location makes it easy to get everywhere. With swanky rooms and a sweet outdoor patio scene, you don't want to pass this place up." - Snowboard Magazine

February 2011

  • 10 Great Places to get Quite Cozy Après-Ski: "39 Degrees is the see-and-be-seen gathering spot in the see-and-be-seen capital of ski towns. After a crazy martini, I pretty much lost track of why I had gone to Aspen in the first place or maybe I actually discovered it." - USA Today

January 2011

  • Surviving the Elements: Aspen "Sky is a short walk to snowboarding and just about any of the eating, drinking and partying that you'll want to do in Aspen, and it's nice. The lavish pool and hot tub area has full bar service." - Complex
  • Aspen Loves the Latest and Greatest: "This is a business trip, right? Do some "work" poolside, iPad in one hand, martini in the other." - Aspen Magazine
  • 10 Great Places to Drink in the Scenery: "39 Degrees at the Sky Hotel is right off the slopes. It has a deck with a fire pit, hot tub and heated pool, open to anyone who buys a beverage not just hotel guests. It's the perfect après-ski environment and a celebrity hangout." - USA Today