, a Mill Valley firm that owns and operates small resorts in North America, is set to take over management of Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colo., starting Nov. 1, the company said today.
Located in downtown Aspen, the 122-year-old Jerome joins a group of Auberge properties that includes Napa Valley resorts Auberge du Soleil, Calistoga Ranch and Solage Calistoga; Esperanza in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Rancho Valencia in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.; Encantado in Santa Fe, N.M.; The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, S.C. and the Auberge Residences at Element 52, Telluride, Colorado.
Auberge Resorts has its headquarters along Redwood Hwy. near .
"We are delighted about the opportunity to manage the Hotel Jerome, and we're honored to play a role in the operation of this legendary hotel," company CEO Mark Harmon said in a statement. "We recognize the historic quality of the Jerome and the important role it plays as a gathering place for locals and for guests from around the world."
Hotel Jerome will be the third project in ski country for Auberge Resorts, which unveiled The Auberge Residences at Element 52, a collection of 33 slope-side residences in Telluride, Colo., in January 2011. In March, Auberge announced a partnership with the Aspen Club & Spa to design and develop The Aspen Club and Auberge Residences, a collection of innovative new luxury residences offering affluent living and an unparalleled wellness lifestyle.