Experience History at Hotel Jerome
Sep 19, 2016
New at Hotel Jerome this fall is its “History in the Making” package. One of the main distinctions between Hotel Jerome and other luxury hotels in Aspen is just that, its history.
The iconic hotel Jerome was built in 1889 at the height of the silver boom by Jerome B. Wheeler who married into the Macy’s department store wealth. He built the hotel to rival some of the grandest hotels in Europe. It was the first hotel west of the Mississippi to have an elevator, hot and cold running water and to be completely lit by electricity. It has gone through many transformations over the past 127 years including several restorations, an addition and most recently underwent a top to bottom overhaul reestablishing The Jerome as Aspen’s social epicenter.
We don’t want to give too much away as we want you to come and experience the hotel’s storied past for yourself. The “History in the Making” package includes breakfast for two daily, two Hotel Jerome signature cocktails and your choice of three of five historical tours offered by The Aspen Historical Society. These include: a Hotel Jerome History Tour, Historical Pub Crawl, a visit to The Holden/Marolt Mining Museum, History Motor Coach Tour or The West End Walking Tour.
The package is valid Sunday – Thursday and requires a two night minimum stay. For more details or information, please contact the Jerome reservations department at 866-290-5935.