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No reason to buy it, you can probably rent a getaway week in a larger unit during this period for quite a bit less than the maintenance fee. Also, I've heard that this Marriott (and the one in Vail) is not near as nice as the average Marriott TS.
Maintenance fees of $800 for a studio? There's no justification for it other than poor oversight. The HOA has ruined the value of this resort by allowing the fees to get out of control.
Nevermind shoulder season, it's possible to rent a studio during ski season at nicer places than this for $800 or less.
edit: The days of people not concerned about overpaying are over. The consumer has rapidly become more savvy about price and value. Resorts like this one (and there are many) will quickly need to adjust the way they operate to stay viable. Most probably won't be able to make the necessary changes quick enough.
There will be tons of beautiful white snow in the spring, but there is no skiing, and what do you do in snow with no skiing? You can snow shoe or possibly some other sports, but Colorado in the mountains is not that fun during these times of year. But if you like peace and quiet, it's okay. The fees are outrageous on the Marriotts in Colorado, but I think they have assessments in their fees or something.
This is an example of a Marriott resort no longer in active sales, and a severe downturn in value has occurred. Even prime weeks go very cheaply. I haven't been to this particular resort, but remember the fate of the other Marriotts in Colorado? If owners didn't want to pay a huge fee, they would still be associated with Marriott. I would have voted for the increase, if I had a ski week there.
In comparison, our lowly Val Chatelle in Frisco, very close to Breck, has maintenance fees of $436 in off-season, and the units are townhouse style, with single-car, heated garage, sleeps 8 with 3 stories on the interior and basically 3 bedrooms, and have a hot tub on each deck. We even have full-sized washer/dryer! Comparing the two, I would say that Marriott is ripping off the owners, unless those fees have an assessment involved.