Simon Chen, Managing Director of The Little Nell and Residences at The Little Nell

Simon was born and raised in Australia on Sydney’s North Shore. He has worked in hospitality for more than 25 years, including a front office manager role at The Little Nell at the beginning of his career. He spent many years in management with The Ritz-Carlton and was General Manager at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa before taking the helm of The Little Nell in 2013. Simon is passionate about the guest experience and invested in the community serving on several boards. In addition to setting and surpassing lofty financial goals for the hotel, he has developed Adventures with The Little Nell into a successful year-round program encompassing an annual cycling camp, weekly snowcat powder tours and more


Andy Reed

Vice President, Development

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Your Aspen Adventure Awaits
We love finding ways to provide our guests with enticing Aspen experiences that go beyond the hotel’s amenities. This winter, we’re excited to offer six such exclusive experiences: First Tracks, Last Tracks, Snowcat Powder Tours, Snowcat Academy, and Groom the Mountain.
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Wine Cellar Tours
A reputation as rich as its cellar - now is your chance to experience a unique part of The Little Nell wine program. Enjoy a private cellar tasting, catered to your every need and hosted by one of our sommeliers.
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Spring Special at Ajax Tavern
Hungry for a deal? Dine at Ajax Tavern at the base of Aspen Mountain and enjoy a 3 for $37 special, including an appetizer, entree + dessert. Offered daily from 11:30 am - 9 pm.

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