As more and more of us head into mountains to hit the slopes for a weekend break, a heavenly hotel is a must, to help you relax after a hard day carving up the fresh snow. Whether you’re looking to sink into a Swiss spa hotel or Manhattan-mountain chic is more your style, we have hand picked seven of the most stylish ski hotels in Europe.
Tschuggen Grand Hotel – Arosa, Switzerland
Located in the Schanfigg Valley in Switzerland, this magnificent luxury ski hotel has one of the blissful spas in the mountains. It features designer rooms with stunning views and the spa has both indoor and outdoor pools. They even have a private train to whizz you up into the mountains, where you can enjoy over 225km of pisted slopes.
W Verbier – Verbier, France
Complete with elegant, cotemporary rooms, sumptuous spa and incredible fine dining, this new ski hotel (it opened last year) is one of our favourite party pads in the mountains. It has a magnificent spa and stunning indoor pool.
Raffl’s St Antoner Hof – St Anton, Austria
Style out your stay in St Anton at this adorable alpine hotel, where you can enjoy lush four-poster beds and roaring fires in every room. Hit the slopes for a long day and then get ready for a longer night in the hotel bar – a legend in the area.
Aurelio – Lech, Austria
Located in the picturesque village of Lech in Austria, this sophisticated ski lodge has 18 stunning rooms, huge fire lit living rooms and a blissful spa, complete with 23 metre pool. The ski hotel is right on the piste, so you can ski-in and ski-out.
Le Crans Hotel and Spa, Crans Montana, Switzerland
Chalet chic never looked so good, with opulent rooms, panoramic mountain views and a kick ass ski-in ski-out location. After a hard day boarding, sink into their iconic outdoor pool and enjoy the breath taking scenery of Crans Montana.
Hotel K2 – Courchevel, France
More Manhattan loft than mountain motel, this epic ski hotel is about as stylish as you can get 1000m high. Enjoy vast open plan, contemporary rooms with opulent bathrooms (Bulgari products as standard – nach!) and a sumptuous swimming pool, complete with roaring open fire.
The Cambrian – Adelboden, Switzerland
A cool contemporary hotel nestled into the pine forests of the Swiss Alps. The interiors are spacious and chic, and the ski-in ski-out location in the heart of Adelboden is a dream. A Finnish sauna and stunning infinity pool are on hand to help you relax after a hard day in the mountains.