Stowe Mountain Lodge Facts
Public Relations Manager
Stowe Mountain Lodge Fact Sheet: 2013-2014
THE PERSPECTIVE For more than a century Stowe has attracted the world’s most discerning travelers, who have cherished the beauty of the area’s covered bridges, sparkling lakes, rambling woodlands and majestic peaks. Those who frequent Stowe treasure its ability to welcome the world, while still remaining a quintessential small New England town; Stowe Mountain Lodge reaffirms the mountain’s reputation as a world-class resort.
THE DESIGN This 312-room luxury lodge has established an innovative alpine aesthetic for Stowe – one that celebrates rustic Vermont-Alpine architecture, the artisan traditions of New England and the tranquility of the area. The Lodge features stunning panoramic mountain views, an ambiance of rustic elegance and truly intimate and gracious services unmatched by any other mountain resort in the Northeast.
Guests enter Stowe Mountain Lodge through a picturesque façade of woven timber and expansive glass. Walls of natural stone are juxtaposed with cut-timber and vertical logs. Dramatic rooflines add elegance to the alpine angles.
The lobby of the Lodge features window-wall vistas with extraordinary view corridors to the surrounding mountain peaks. To the northwest: Mt. Mansfield and Smugglers Notch. To the northeast: Spruce Peak. A wood-burning fireplace with luxurious leather couches adds to the warmth of the welcome.
With large windows and oversized balconies, each guestroom at the Lodge takes full advantage of the remarkable mountain landscape and is furnished with a sense of New England warmth and tradition.
THE LOCATION Stowe Mountain Lodge is a four season resort. Located in the heart of the Spruce Peak at Stowe alpine village and adjacent to the Over Easy Transfer Gondola, connecting Spruce Peak to Mt. Mansfield, guests enjoy slope-side access to the most legendary ski resort in the East, Stowe Mountain Resort. The Lodge has close proximity to the most challenging mountain hiking and biking trails in the area, pristine streams, ponds and lakes and an ideal setting in the midst of the world’s most beautiful summer and fall foliage.
This extraordinary location offers excellent access to all resort amenities, including a world-class spa, wellness and fitness center, upscale boutique shopping, fine and casual farm-to-table dining, a state-of-the-art performing arts center and an 18-hole championship mountain golf course.
ALPINE CONCIERGE® The Alpine Concierge® is a unique guest services program designed to offer each guest of Stowe Mountain Lodge an unsurpassed level of customized service and personalized attention prior to arrival.
Highlights of this program include:
- Ski Valet, which allows guests to ship their ski equipment in advance, and have it waiting for them when they arrive with boots heated, equipment tuned, and gear brought up to the lift or gondola. Lift tickets and lessons are secured in advance as well, so that guests will not have to wait in lines.
- Golf Concierge, for guests who wish to ship golf clubs in advance, and have tee times, carts and retail purchases prearranged.
- Fly Fishing Service, for guests to ship fishing rods from home, and have fishing licenses, Orvis-certified professional guides and transportation to local streams set in advance.
- Road and Mountain Bike storage, from the serious biking enthusiast to families with a variety of biking needs and equipment, the Lodge can store guests’ bikes and gear during their stay and have it ready to use at their convenience.
ACCOMMODATIONS 312 guestrooms are in the main lodge, including studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites. 34 additional two-, three-, and four-bedroom luxury suites are on the exclusive Front Four Private Residences Club level. Slope-side Mountain Cabins are also available for rent.
GUEST ROOM AMENITIES Each guestroom and suite has been designed to include:
Floor-to-ceiling windows with breathtaking mountain views
Marble bathroom, with separate shower and relaxation tub
Gilchrist & Soames bath products
Luxurious micro-fiber bed linens
Organic cotton towels
Goose down feather beds, pillows and duvets
Custom-made lamps by Simon Pearce, pottery by Miranda Thomas, Furniture by Charles Shackleton
Wireless high-speed Internet access
LCD flat screen television
iPod docking station and MP3 hookup
Most guestrooms also include:
Kitchenette with stovetop, microwave and dishwasher
Ski, golf, bike and fly fishing valet service
Four season indoor/outdoor swimming pool
Vermont Artisan-inspired fine and casual dining
Gourmet in-room dining
Children’s adventure programs
Dog-sitting for four-legged guests
Wireless high-speed internet access in public areas
Luxury shops and boutiques
Overnight valet parking
Airport transfer service
THE SPA AT A luxurious 21,000 square foot world-class spa features distinctive
STOWE MOUNTAIN LODGE services that reflect the changing seasons of Vermont. Guests may take advantage of:
Full-service fitness center
Indoor water therapy and Healing Lodge
Two harmony rooms for music therapy, featuring reclining sound chairs
18 treatment rooms, 21,000 square feet
The Spa and Wellness Center at Stowe Mountain Lodge is designed for guests who seek better health, personal well-being and relaxation on a long-term basis. Special programs throughout the year focus on healthy lifestyle choices. In addition, a team of experts, including personal fitness trainers, are on hand to evaluate each guest’s current physical state and wellness goals to create dietary and fitness plans for the future.
The Spa at Stowe Mountain Lodge boasts a world-class salon offering customized hair, nail and makeup services, as well as an onsite bridal specialist.
STOWE MOUNTAIN GOLF CLUB The Lodge features an 18-hole, par 72, championship, mountain
course, designed by the legendary Bob Cupp. This 6,400-yard
course has a classic configuration, with two par fives and two par
threes on each nine. Scenery includes expansive mountain vistas with cascading streams shaded by Maple and Birch trees. Stowe Mountain Lodge, in conjunction with this spectacular private golf course, was recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as the #1 Golf Resort in the Northern US.
The golf course was built using environmentally-sound practices and is the first in Vermont to receive Audubon International’s Signature Sanctuary certification.
SKI/SNOWBOARD FEATURES - Elevation of 4,395 feet at Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak
39 total miles of skiable terrain at Stowe Mountain Resort
116 total trails
More mile-long lifts than any resort in the East
16% beginner trails
59% intermediate trails
25% expert trails
Longest run: 3.7 miles, Toll Road
The world’s fastest high-speed, 8-passenger gondola
22 miles of groomed terrain and 25 miles of backcountry trails for cross country skiing
Only ski area in New England to have a fully-automated snowmaking system on one of its mountains, Spruce Peak
Solstice: The 110-seat Solstice restaurant offers Vermont farm-to-table cuisine in an elegant, yet casual and comfortable setting. Solstice aims to connect guests with the land of Vermont through a sampling of locally-grown fresh produce, artisan cheeses and all-natural, local meats.
Hourglass: Named for one of Stowe’s most popular and historic backcountry ski trails, Hourglass Bar and Lounge features a variety of regional microbrews on tap, signature cocktails and rare wines by the glass, included its signature Hourglass Ale, produced exclusively for the Lodge by Rock Art Brewery in Morrisville, VT. Offering, contemporary bistro fare in a relaxed slopeside setting, it’s the ideal après-ski location.
Aqua: Aqua pool bar is open seasonally, serving a simple lunch menu including gourmet wraps and salads, for enjoyment during the summer months. Refreshing cocktails and other beverages are also available at this poolside bar.
In-Room Dining: A selection of seasonal and comforting foods inspired by Vermont farms is available in-room for guests of Stowe Mountain Lodge. Guests may also provide a grocery list to the Alpine Concierge team prior to arrival, so that they may take advantage of in-room kitchenettes.
FUNCTION SPACE Stowe Mountain Resort offers 56,000 square-feet of intimate, yet elegant meeting spaces in and around the Resort. Stowe Mountain Lodge includes 12,132 square-feet of thoughtfully appointed and uniquely flexible function space, used to create the perfect setting for any high-profile corporate event or elegant social function. An outdoor terrace with a fire pit offers the ultimate setting for an upscale campfire atmosphere.
Tamarack Ballroom: 5,858 square feet
Oak room: 612 square feet
Alder room: 612 square feet
Sugar Maple room: 612 square feet
Mountain Birch room: 612 square feet
Foyer 2,640 square feet
Terrace 3,400 square feet
Meeting room names at Stowe Mountain Lodge were inspired by Vermont native trees, and were designed to encourage creative and strategic thinking with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, comfortable furniture and natural lighting.
ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS At the center of the only mountain resort in the United States to have been awarded the Audubon International Sustainable Community award, Stowe Mountain Lodge was built using eco-friendly practices and maintains a commitment to environmental stewardship through operational practices.
Some examples of the Lodge’s environmental efforts include:
Low flow shower heads and toilets
Energy-efficient fluorescent light bulbs in all guest rooms
Use of eco-friendly cleaning products by housekeeping staff
Micro-fiber bed linens
Recycling program for all bath products and containers
An aggressive composting program for all organic matter generated in the kitchen, restaurants, and employee cafeteria
Motion detectors in public spaces to determine needs for heating, air conditioning and lighting.
Stowe Mountain Lodge also works with the following local artisans who have shown a commitment to environmentally-soound practices:
Artistic woodworker, Parker Nichols has salvaged diseased trees from local forests near his Marshfield studio to create furniture for the lodge.
Woodworker, Charles Shackleton has worked with sustainable forests to obtain the wood used to create tables for the private dining room in Solstice and a slate-top table for the spa. All of his sawdust is recycled and used as bedding for cattle.
Pottery maker, Miranda Thomas used organic materials and non-toxic glazes to create vases, trays and other accent pieces displayed around the lodge.
In-room lamps have been custom-designed by glassblower/pottery maker, Simon Pearce who uses a waterfall to generate electricity and to operate a potter’s wheel.
HOTEL OPENING DATE June 14, 2008
MANAGING DIRECTOR Richard McLennan
DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING Michael Broderick
DEVELOPER Lowe Destination Development / Los Angeles, CA
MANAGEMENT Destination Hotels & Resorts / Englewood, CO
ARCHITECTS Design architect: 4240 Architecture / Denver, CO
Production architect: BBG-BBGM / New York, NY
INTERIOR DESIGN Wilson Associates / New York, NY
ADDRESS 7412 Mountain Road
Stowe, Vermont 05672
888- 4-STOWE-VT (toll-free)
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