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Matt Zalaznick
Vail, CO Colorado
Mark Fox/Aspen Times file photoTwo firms working on a deal to buy Aspen's Hotel Jerome have selected Vail Resorts subsidiary RockResorts to manage it.

ASPEN ” RockResorts International, LLC, the Vail Resorts subsidiary, wll mange the Aspen’s landmark Hotel Jerome.

Elysian Worldwide, LLC and Lodging Capital Partners, LLC, both headquartered in Chicago, are buying the hotel and its restaurants.

“The addition of the celebrated Hotel Jerome to the RockResorts portfolio exemplifies our commitment to growing a luxury hotel brand and providing an outstanding guest experience in truly unique, spectacular settings,” said Rob Katz, chief executive officer of Vail Resorts. “The Hotel Jerome is synonymous with luxury in every aspect as one of the best places to stay in ski country.”

The 92-room Hotel Jerome was built in 1889.

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RockResorts’ involvement in managing the Hotel Jerome is dependent upon the joint venture between Elysian and Lodging Capital closing on the acquisition of the hotel, which is expected to occur within the next 45 days.

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