Each week, we spotlight a hotel recommended by some of the industry's top travel writers. This week's pick is The Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado.

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"Luxury hotels don't come much subtler than the Little Nell," said Everett Potter at Forbes. "Arguably the best luxury ski hotel in the United States," this discreet ski-in/ski-out affair at the foot of Aspen Mountain has a lobby that looks like a cozy living room and a staff that's eager to please.

"Your boots will be warm and ready in the morning and yes, they will assist you in getting them on." Many famous chefs and sommeliers got their start at the Nell, and with 50 in-house sommeliers now giving private cellar tastings, the hotel's wine game "has entered the stratosphere."

Read more at Forbes, or book a room at TheLittleNell.com. Doubles start at $1,190.