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Limelight Hotel Ketchum

Last updated: 23 July, 2023

This Limelight hotel is housed in a handsome brick building on Sun Valley’s main street, a few blocks from the base station. It embodies the same ‘fun, unfussy luxury’ that can be found at its sister hotels in Aspen and Snowmass, making it ideal for families.

The Lounge is the hub of the place, where skiers meet for après-ski happy hour, and fabulous wood-fired pizzas are served every evening. It’s also the stage for regular live music acts.

The outdoor pool has elevated hot tubs that are perfectly positioned to take in the views of Bald Mountain.

When it’s time to ski, guests hop on the free shuttle to Bald Mountain and Dollar Mountain.

About the resort

Sun Valley was the first purpose-built resort in the USA, established in 1936. It quickly became popular with the Hollywood crowd – stars like Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable skied here – and has retained a stylish ambience.

The skiing is spread across two areas; Bald Mountain is a haven for intermediates and experts, with long, thigh-burn groomers, and the black diamond Easter Bowls off the Lookout chair. Meanwhile, Dollar is essentially a private mountain for beginners and kids, with six lifts serving 22 mellow blue and green trails.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers: Free on request
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
: On-site *
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering

Ski facilities

Close to lift
Ski in ski out
Shuttle to slopes
Ski rentals onsite
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed