Monday, November 25, 2013

The Snow is Already Falling in Breckenridge!

November 8 marked the opening day for Breckenridge's ski season. In a previous post we mentioned we'd be featuring a few ski resorts for you to consider in planning your ski trip. This time it's Grand Timber Lodge, the perfect ski resort in the perfect ski area, Breckenridge, Colorado.

What's Perfect About Grand Timber Lodge?

1. Location

The lodge sits rights in the middle of Peaks 8 and 9 of the Breckenridge Ski Resort, one of the top ski locations in the world. It's easy to ski-in and ski-out of the lodge to all the peaks and trails. In fact, all you have to do to get to Peak 8 is walk down the driveway of the resort, cross the street, step into your bindings, and ski a short distance down to the Snowflake chairlift. The lodge is also a short drive or walk to historical downtown Breckenridge with its abundance of shops, restaurants, and museums.

2. Accommodations

Grand Timber Lodge offers a variety of accommodations. Choices range from a studio that sleeps up to four people, to a suite that sleeps up to ten. The one-, two- and three-bedroom condominiums offer all the comforts of home. The fully equipped gourmet kitchens with complete dining service for 10 make it easy to entertain friends and family.  After a day on the slopes, the jetted tubs in the bathrooms are so nice to ease into!  All condominiums have a private deck, gas fireplace, and full-size washer and dryer.

3. Amenities

Grand Timber Lodge features the largest amenities package in Breckenridge. Besides the ski-in and ski-out convenience, there are many additional services and activities offered at the resort:


  • Guest Services

The lodge has an enthusiastic staff and concierge service to help ensure that you don't miss any of the exciting activities in the community of Breckenridge and at the lodge. Christy Sports, a ski concierge and rental shop is located on the property next to the ski trail access to the Beaver Run Super Chair. Rent ski and snowboard packages by the day or for your entire vacation. Lodge guests get a 10% discount on all packages.  Forgot your goggles? Don't worry, the shop also has a variety of accessories. And for added convenience, Christy's offers Grand Timber guests weekly, secure, ski-in/ski-out storage at no charge.

Indoor/outdoor pool
Grand Timber's staff is also very accommodating in finding just the right activities for you. They will help you book your dream activity whether it's a sleigh ride, dog-sled adventure, or a hot air balloon ride. If it's a trip into downtown Breckenridge for shopping and dinner, or one of the weekly activities at the resort, the staff has got it all covered.


  • Pools, Hot Tubs, Day Spa

The Grand Timber Lodge has many services to pamper you. A dip in a heated pool or hot tub is a must for all ski vacations, and the lodge comes to your rescue in that area.


  • Grand Victorian Day Spa & Salon

The spa's motto,"Give your Body the Vacation it Deserves" really holds true at this elegant, Victorian-themed day spa. Relax and be pampered by the professional staff with a massage, facial, manicure, pedicure, and other salon services.


  • Lodgepole Bar & Grill

If you find yourself not wanting to use your condo's gourmet kitchen, the Grand Timber's Lodgepole Bar & Grill will cook for you. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner daily.  For added relaxation, its afternoon "Happy Hour" could easily be fitted in between the hot tub and the spa!


  • Children's Activities

Your children will appreciate the abundance of activities for kids offered by the lodge. They're sure to have fun at the weekly Kid's Fest, arcade, teen night, children's playground, and kiddie pool.

4. Prices

Since Grand Timber Lodge is a timeshare resort, there are often lots of by-owner weeks available at really good rates.  Current rental rates start at just $143/night for a studio unit, $171/night for a two-bedroom, or $200 for a three-bedroom!  Check out all Grand Timber Lodge rentals available before ski-season is over!

What Travelers Say About Grand Timber Lodge

Review from RedWeek member richardt339:
"We are owners of multiple units at this resort for a reason. It is a fantastic property with a great location near Beaver Run and has wonderful amenities including a full service spa, multiple indoor/outdoor pools and hot tubes, a game room and restaurant. There is a full service rental company on premises with ski lockers for visitors. There is a movie rental kiosk on premises and wifi is available for use by visitors. There is a free shuttle bus and indoor heated parking for guests. Overall, this is a first class resort. We have never had a bad stay! We are a family of five with 3 small kids. A great family vacation awaits."

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