Review: The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Avon, Vail Valley


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The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon, Vail Valley is an award winning hotel located near Colorado’s scenic Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains.

Why We Love This Hotel

The hotel actually sits on the banks of the Eagle River and is one of the best in Eagle Valley. The rooms are modern, and most offer a fireplace. The common areas have the feel of modern mountain chic, and the lobby is a lively place to hang out in the evenings. The hotel’s location, in Avon and at the base of Beaver Creek resort, makes it easily accessible.

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  • Room upgrade to next category
  • Complimentary breakfast for two per bedroom
  • Complimentary Welcome Gift
  • $100 USD equivalent Hotel experiential credit per room per stay
  • Early check-in / late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Best Time To Visit

The best times to visit Vail and its surrounding area is December to March for the ski season and June to September for hiking and enjoying the warmer mountain air. Rates are much higher during the ski season.

How To Get There

Avon is in the heart of the Vail Valley and serves as the getaway to the world-class Beaver Creek Resort. Avon is located eight miles west of Vail and a few minutes away from Beaver Creek. The nearest airport is Eagle (EGE) Airport, with the Denver Airport (DEN) being the largest international airport hub in the area.


For hiking and brilliant bike trails, visit The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Avon in the summer. In the winter, the hotel is just 5 minutes drive from the Beaver Creek ski resort, where you can ski, snowboard, or take sleigh rides. A regularly scheduled hotel shuttle makes the journey between the hotel and Beaver creek easy. Locally, you are within walking distance of a grocery store, liquor store, and nearby local restaurants. For skiing, there’s a gondola right outside.

Style & Character

The hotel is modern with an autumnal color scheme and great views to both sides of the property.

Service & Facilities

The modern and well-appointed gym is excellent, while the outdoor pool and hot tub areas look out at the mountains. Spa Anjali offers an extensive menu of healing mountain treatments so you can pamper yourself with experiences like Ponderosa Pine Therapy.


Spacious hotel suites offer well-stocked kitchens and fireplaces, perfect for chasing away winter chills. Curl up in your Westin Heavenly® Bed and experience a deep, restful sleep that prepares you for another day on the slopes.

Food & Drink

Experience a fresh take on traditional Mexican cuisine at Maya. Maya restaurant is also where you can grab a great breakfast with a Mexican twist with dishes like the smothered burrito or churro French toast.

If you’re in a rush, the on-site Starbucks is handy for coffee and light bites. Conversely, if you want to spend a leisurely evening in the hotel, there’s nightly entertainment in the lobby.

Overall this hotel gets excellent reviews offering a convenient, cost-effective, and luxurious base for exploring the mountains.

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