The Summit Hotel at Big Sky Resort

Mountain Village Condominium Hotel Staff Pick: Prestige Ski-in/Ski-out
The Summit Hotel at Big Sky Resort #5 of 9 hotels in Big Sky #5 of 9 hotels in Big Sky
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50 Big Sky Resort Rd Big Sky, MT 59716

Why we like it

  • Ski-in/Ski-out via the Ramcharger and Swift high-speed chairs
  • The on-site Peaks Restaurant has a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list
  • Choose a mountain view room with breathtaking views of Lone Peak
  • The outdoor pool is more of an oversized hot tub
  • Pamper yourself with the nightly turndown service available
  • The ski valet service and inside ski storage makes handling your gear easy
  • Grab a s'more kit and head to the fire pit for dessert or a snack
  • Check out the Carabiner Lounge for apres ski drinks and delicious food

What you need to know

  • This on-mountain hotel has been the vacation choice of Barack Obama and Joe Biden
  • Select rates include a complimentary breakfast
  • There is an indoor pool, but it tends to be a bit chilly
  • Park in the heated garage for $15 a day
  • The free shuttle will take you to other areas on the mountain
  • Apres ski, take advantage of the hot tub drink service
  • Sorry, no pets allowed

Popular Ski Lodging Features

Ski-in / Ski-out Walk to Lifts Hot Tub Swimming Pool Free Breakfast Free WiFi Shuttle to Slopes Pet Friendly


Practically under two high-speed quads, exploring Big Sky is easy from this on-mountain location. Head to the town center, a 12-minute drive away, for an array of restaurants, cafes, and shops.

  • Distance to Big Sky ski access: Ski-in/Ski-out
  • Within walking distance: Several on-mountain restaurants, shops, and cafes as well as The Hungry Moose Market and Deli
  • Transportation: A car is recommended for exploring the town center

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ski storage
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Hair salon
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference space
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Ski passes available


  • Spa tub
  • Ski-in/ski-out access
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Shopping on site

Business services

  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • One meeting room

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast
  • Picnic area
  • Wedding services

Shuttles and transportation

  • Free area shuttle
  • Free ski shuttle
  • Limo or Town Car service available


  • Free self parking
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only

Media and electronics

  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pay movies
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Phone
  • Video-game console


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service

Bedding and linens

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


The Summit Hotel at Big Sky Resort

363 Reviews #5 of 9 hotels in Big Sky

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  • 2019 Certificate of Excellence

Recent Reviews

riley127 wrote a review on January 03, 2020 Westerville, OH
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  • Rooms
  • Sleep Quality
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Multiple Visits, Amazing Quality

We have visited the Summit four times over the past five years. Each time, we have had superb customer service and an amazing experience. We are a family of five (two adults, three teenagers) and get a two bedroom suite. There is plenty of room for our family! This visit, we had a misunderstanding in the mall. We discussed our situation with the hotel manager and he was incredibly understanding and turned a negative experience into a positive. The level of customer service and professionalism demonstrated by the staff at The Summit exceeds our expectations yet again. It is another reason we will visit again.

BigSkyCentralRes, Manager at The Summit At Big Sky, responded to this review

Hi @riley127, Thank you for leaving a review of the Summit Hotel and for being a returning guest! We always strive to provide exceptional guest service, and that includes making sure that we do our best to turn around a poor experience. We look forward to your next visit! -Zander, Big Sky Resort

danita911 wrote a review on December 14, 2019 Ka'anapali, Hawaii
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  • Rooms
  • Sleep Quality
  • Service

Amazing Accommodations and The Best Customer Service EVER!!

Everything about our stay at The Summit at Big Sky was exceptional!! The reservation agent was very helpful and arranged for us to book the perfect two bedroom suite with a fireplace, hot tub and amazing view of the mountain view. The room was spacious, comfortable and well appointed. From the minute we arrived, every single member of The Summit team greeted us warmly and pleasantly. They were super friendly and helpful. Every part of our experience was amazing because of the people who work at The Summit. A special shout out to Rosalyn and Leah (HI) at the front desk, Meredith, Jeff and Will at The Caribener and Ricardo at the breakfast restaurant. Oh...and the handsome and helpful cowboys who took care of our luggage and our car. This was an excellent experience and we will definitely be returning to The Summit at Big Sky.

BigSkyCentralRes, Manager at The Summit At Big Sky, responded to this review

Hi @danita911, Thank you for taking the time to review the Summit Hotel and recommending us to other guests. We appreciate your feedback! -Zander, Big Sky Resort

Kelsdog wrote a review on December 07, 2019 Ennis, Montana
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Biggest Skiing in America

Big Sky truly offers some of the biggest skiing in America. Loaded with lots of acres of skiing and riding. Lone Peak offers expert terrain unmatched by most mountains in North America. Terrain parks, hotels and restaurants make this destination ski resort a must visit.

BigSkyCentralRes, Manager at The Summit At Big Sky, responded to this review

Hi @Kelsdog, Thank you for reviewing the Summit Hotel! We appreciate you taking the time to recommend us to fellow skiers. -Zander, Big Sky Resort

melaniebG3692BG wrote a review on December 02, 2019
Trip Type: Business
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
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Big Sky Conference in late July 2019

Ryan, Mallory and the entire staff were wonderful at letting us know about the little details regarding our room stay, free lift rides, the Hungry Moose, the Gallatin Riverhouse Grill, and trails to be sure to hike before we leave. We woke up to look at Lone Peak every morning!

BigSkyCentralRes, Manager at The Summit At Big Sky, responded to this review

Hi @melaniebG3692BG, Thank you for leaving a review of your stay and recommending us to future guests! Zander, Big Sky Resort

John N wrote a review on October 08, 2019
Trip Type: Couples

Superb from every angle

We only stayed one night, and we wished it could have been longer. The service was impeccable, the room was commodious, clean and very comfortable. It even had a fully supplied kitchen. I had not experienced a “Murphy bed” in decades and was hesitant, but it was marvelous and very comfortable—no problem at all. The hotel decor is wonderful, and the location is perfect, with the ski lift (free if you stay at the hotel) just steps away. There is a free shuttle bus to the town of Big Sky, but there are also nice shops just around the resort area too. Highly recommended!

BigSkyCentralRes, Manager at The Summit At Big Sky, responded to this review

Hi @John N, Thank you for leaving a review of the Summit Hotel and for recommending us to other guests! -Zander, Big Sky Resort


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