Thanks to a fleet of budget hotels and condos to choose from, several reasonably priced restaurants and ski ticket discounts available through yours truly, a Steamboat budget ski vacation is well within the realm of possible.
Offering easy access to the slopes, the Inn at Steamboat Condominiums is located directly underneath the Silver Bullet gondola. Each unit features a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace and balcony. You’ll easily forget you’re at an affordable accommodation, with the Inn’s two indoor hot tubs and saunas, onsite laundry facilities, and private ski storage. The chalet-style clubhouse offers a guest meeting space with complimentary high-speed internet access. Guests can enjoy a complimentary private shuttle to shopping, dining, and entertainment, as well as morning coffee and a light breakfast are provided.
On the ski resort bus route, the Holiday Inn Steamboat is conveniently located between the ski resort and downtown Steamboat Springs. Spacious, well-appointed rooms feature cable TV, pay-per-view movies and games. Those looking to save some money can enjoy the hotel’s daily Happy Hour at the fireside lounge. On shuttle route to lifts.
One of Steamboat's most popular vacation properties, Ski Time Square is convenient to the both the slopes and the village’s shopping, dining and après ski entertainment. These studio, one-, and two-bedroom-plus loft condominiums provide excellent value with an unmatched location.
Many of Steamboat restaurants offer incredible value at an incredible price. Take Laundry, on 11th Street, for example, there’s nothing above $30 on the menu, in fact the majority of the menu items are in the $15 range, and their fresh, delicious salads average about $7. Carl’s Tavern on Yampa Avenue is another hot spot that offers that offers a good “bang for your buck” experience. Carl’s serves up a tirade of draft beers and classic, well executed comfort food, like catfish fritters, chicken pot pie, pot pie, meatloaf and burgers. It’s also a great, kid-friendly [link to Steamboat Family]spot, thanks to its casual atmosphere, affordable prices and menu options.