A choice of ambience

VAIL, Colo. -- The Lodge at Vail, situated in Vail Village some 30 yards from the main chair lift at Vail Mountain, features 100 guest rooms and suites.

Multilevel suites feature full kitchens, living rooms, fireplaces and balconies.

There also is a three-bedroom penthouse.

The property features a number of dining options, including the Wildflower, which tops Zagat Survey's list of restaurants in Vail.

Guests also can take advantage of the heated outdoor lap-sized pool, saunas, Jacuzzi and fitness facilities.

The mountaintop Game Creek Chalet is accessible only by gondola and Sno-Cat vehicles.

The four-bedroom chal-et, which is rented as one unit, is equipped with a fireplace, full kitchen, dining and living rooms and an outdoor Jacuzzi.

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