It’s almost that time of the year: time for snow & time for powder! We’ve selected 15 unique & luxury hotels close to the slopes with both great style & service. Whether you’re looking for privacy with your partner, planning a ski trip with friends, or booking a family ski break, we’ve handpicked the finest!
1. The St. Regis Deer Valley Resort, USA
St. Regis Deer Valley Resort is surrounded by Jordanelle Lake, State Park, and other impressive Utah ski resorts, where stunning natural scenery reminds you to explore outside, and luxuriate within. Non-stop activities, modern architecture, unbelievable natural beauty, and distinct gourmet cuisine combine to make every holiday here a memorable one.
More info: www.stregisdeervalley.com
2. The Chedi, Switserland
Surrounded by the natural, year-round beauty of the Swiss Alps, The Chedi Andermatt nestles elegantly among the ski chalets of Andermatt, a village of timeless charms in the Urseren Valley. Tradition
al materials such as warm woods and natural stone create intimate yet visually striking accommodations while the extensive facilities include fine restaurants and cosy lounges, a ski-in living room with sports boutique, comprehensive spa and wellness centre with a tranquil retreat of hydrothermal baths and a duo of swimming pools against the stunning outdoor Alpine landscape.
More info: www.ghmhotels.com
3. Le Lodge Park, France
Reminiscent of a North American ski lodge, Lodge Park is a 4* hotel with a great location in the heart of Megève and close to the lifts. Designer furnishings, a gourmet restaurant, a beautiful spa and attentive concierge all create the perfect retreat.
More info: www.lodgepark.com
4. Hotel Matthiol, Switserland
Enjoying a fabulous location in the Winkelmatten district of Zermatt, Hotel Matthiol is situated in an elegant new building, and offers magnificent views of the Gornergrat and the Matterhorn. This luxury boutique property offers exclusive accommodation, fine cuisine and unique spa facilities in a magnificent winter mountain setting.
5. Aurelio Lech, Austria
The exlcusive 5-star superior Aurelio Lech, set just on the slopes above the centre of Lech, has set a high standard in contemporary alpine style and sophistication. An outstanding boutique hotel presented in traditional wooden chalet form and then subtly tuned to contemporary chic.
More info: www.aureliolech.com
6. Tschuggen Grand Hotel, Switserland
Founded in the early 20th century, the Tschuggen Grand Hotel today is known for its ultramodern Mario Botta–designed Tschuggen Bergoase spa. The 5,000-square-meter, four-floor complex is built directly into the mountain and connected to the hotel by a glass walkway. The Graubünden landscape provides its own magical scenery!
More info: tschuggen.ch
7. Le Saint Roch, France
A traditional façade hides an ultra-modern interior in chic Courcheval. Recently renovated, the boutique Hotel Le Saint Roch has an exceptional ski-in, ski-out location. At Hotel Le Roch, a Five-Star resort in Courchevel, interesting material choices and creative lighting give the boutique a contemporary, almost futuristic feel – but the service is traditionally thorough.
More info: www.lesaintroch.com
8. Amangani, USA
Amangani hotel, a three-storey sweep of sandstone and redwood at the foot of the Teton range, is an effortlessly dramatic Rocky Mountain hideaway. In winter, it’s the ideal base for skiing the snow-packed slopes of Jackson Hole!
More info: www.aman.com
9. Les Fermes de Marie, France
Situated on the outskirts of the chic French resort of Megève, Les Fermes de Marie is a beautiful, five star luxury hotel formed of nine beautiful chalets, with three restaurants and a spa. Les Fermes de Marie is the epitome of a luxurious alpine retreat.
More info: www.fermesdemarie.com
10. Altapura, Val Thorens
Altapura Val Thorens is the highest resort in Europe located in the heart of the world’s largest ski area at an altitude of 2.300 m. The hotel has access to the 3 Valleys’ 600 km of ski routes and offers a 360° view of the Alps.
More info: www.altapura.fr
11. St. Regis Aspen, USA
A contemporary version of a Gilded Age mountainside manor which provides an uncompromising base for arbiters of fine food and wine, connoisseurs of culture and adventure seekers. Located just steps from Aspen’s signature slopes and featuring premier amenities and the amazing St. Regis service!
More info: www.stregisaspen.com
12. Adler Mountain Lodge, Italy
Adler Mountain Lodge is located high up in the mountains in the heart of the Dolomites, at a height of 1800 m. The main lodge houses the reception, a cavernous lounge with open fireplace, spacious sun terrace, restaurant guest suites and wellness and spa facilities.
More info: www.adler-lodge.com
13. LeCrans Hotel, Switserland
Inaugurated in 2009 LeCrans Hotel & Spa is a 5-star-hotel in a chalet style only 100 meters away from the ski slopes and offering an amazing panorama on the Alps. Located in the heart of the Swiss Alps in the canton of Valais, Crans-Montana is a ski resort which composes of 140 km of pistes.
More info: lecrans.com
14. The Omnia, Switserland
The Omnia Hotel is a contemporary interpretation of the traditional mountain lodge. Here in the Swiss Alps, the mountain lodge, a quintessentially American concept, has been reinvented for its European environment by the New York based architect Ali Tayar. This dialogue between two cultures was the starting point for the design. While the materials and the craftsmanship reflect the tradition of the Valais, the furnishings are inspired by a warm, handcrafted modernism.
More info: www.the-omnia.com
15. Alpina Gstaad, Switserland
Built in the typical Swiss Alpine Style with natural materials such as aged wood, marble and sandstone, the 5-star-superior hotel Alpina Gstaad opened in December 2012. It is located amidst a 20,000 m² exclusive hill top area in Oberbort in Switzerland.
More info: www.thealpinagstaad.ch