Grand Timber Lodge
Just returned from an amazing week at GTL. Hadnt stayed there before but were familiar with the area. Knew we wanted to be SI/SO along 4 O'Clock Run. Away from base areas, but close enough to town and lifts to make lunch at home an option. Everything about this property -- the resort in general and our specific 2B/2Bath unit was perfect. I will start with the unit itself . The master bedroom and bathroom, the kitchen + dining room, family room and 2nd bedroom and bath were all generous in size. There were 4 of us and we all had plenty of room. Not only for storage of suitcases, clothes, ski jackets, pants, helmets, etc. but just enough room to not feel like we were on top of each other and had our own space. Could house 6 easy. 8 might be a bit tight. The kitchen set up was ideal -- with all of the appliances you could need including a crock pot, blender, broiler pan, baking dishes, pizza pan, etc. These were in addition to the usual coffee pot, toaster, microwave, etc. Also very nice set up in the "starter" pack of coffee, coffee filters, sugar, creamer, etc. and a very welcome box of plastic sandwich bags. I know that seems rather trivial, but those darn bags come in really handy for covering leftovers AND taking snacks and sandwiches for lunching on the mountain. Bathrooms clean and complimentary toiletry items - soaps, lotion, conditioner, shampoo, and make up remover cloths - were all very nice and of generous size. Loved the corner jet tub in the master bathroom. Came in very handy for sore and tired skiing muscles. The resort itself is lovely and well maintained. The two pools [both indoor/outdoor] were quite a novelty to our kids who loved being able to be in the indoor pool and just swim through to the outdoor pool. Hot tubs were usually quite full after a day of skiing -- but big enough that they weren't over-crowded. The spa was perfect for a quick massage and the complimentary robes for use during our stay were a very nice touch. The Lodgepole Bar & Grill was very nice and very handy for our first night in town when no one wanted to cook. Also nice that you can purchase a bottle of wine and then cork it and take the remainder back to your condo. Loved the free shuttle -- while close enough to town to walk, after a full day of skiing the convenience of the shuttle is welcome. Onsite ski rental at Christy's was also spot on. Staff was friendly, knowledgeable and equipment was great. Cant say enough great things and cant wait to go back!
2019 Spring Break, Mar 8-15, Ski-in/out, 5-star, 2BR Condo (sleeps 8)