Best Ski Hotel (2018)


These 10 hotels and resorts, nominated by a panel of ski and snowboarding experts and voted to the top by 10Best readers, offer perks like stunning mountain views, serene spa treatments, convenient slope-side locations and even ski-in, ski-out service. 

  • Viceroy Snowmass

    Viceroy Snowmass
    Snowmass Village, Colo.

    The Viceroy Snowmass, situated near downtown Aspen in the heart of Snowmass Base Village, offers ski-in, ski-out luxury lodging with amenities like a heated pool, spa pools, three on-site restaurants, full-service spa, fitness center and free shared transportation to Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. In-room offerings like pillow-top mattresses, gas fireplaces and soaking tubs set the scene for a perfect winter vacation.
    Photo courtesy of Viceroy Snowmass

  • The Blake at Taos Ski Valley

    The Blake at Taos Ski Valley
    Taos, N.M.

    Part of Taos Ski Valley's extensive base-area revitalization, The Blake features 80 alpine-themed guest rooms adjacent to Lift 1. Amenities at this LEED-certified hotel include a pool and hot tubs, dining around a kiva fireplace at 192 at The Blake and a full-service spa and wellness center.
    Photo courtesy of The Blake at Taos Ski Valley / Facebook

  • The Sutton Place Hotel Revelstoke Mountain Resort

    The Sutton Place Hotel Revelstoke Mountain Resort
    Revelstoke, B.C.

    The only true ski-in ski-out hotel in town, The Sutton Place Hotel at Revelstoke Mountain Resort offers guests easy access to North America's highest lift-serviced vertical. Other amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub with views of the Monashee Mountains, a full-service spa and four on-site dining options.
    Photo courtesy of The Sutton Place Hotels / Facebook

  • Hotel Jerome

    Hotel Jerome
    Aspen, Colo.

    This luxury Aspen hotel has been a landmark in town since 1889. During ski season, Hotel Jerome offers a ski boutique, concierge and valet, as well as an outdoor heated whirlpool for soothing tired muscles. Guests have easy access to the four mountains of Aspen Snowmass not far away.
    Photo courtesy of Auberge Resorts

  • The Lodge at Spruce Peak

    The Lodge at Spruce Peak
    Stowe, Vt.

    Surrounded by the natural beauty of Vermont, The Lodge at Spruce Peak (formerly Stowe Mountain Lodge) is one of the only ski-in, ski-out accommodations in the northeast, offering easy access to Stowe Mountain Resort. Guests of the luxury lodge have access to an alpine concierge, ski pros, a full-service spa and fitness facility and adventure programming for the whole family.
    Photo courtesy of Stowe Mountain Lodge

  • Lumiere with Inspirato

    Lumiere with Inspirato
    Telluride, Colo.

    Lumiere with Inspirato, a luxury boutique in Telluride's Mountain Village, features a stunning stone facade, 11 rooms, 18 residential suites (many with stellar mountain views) and ski-in, ski-out access for guests. The hotel is happy to put together custom winter adventure tours, with activities like heli-skiing, back country skiing and even ice climbing.
    Photo courtesy of Lumiere Hotel

  • Lone Mountain Ranch

    Lone Mountain Ranch
    Big Sky, Mont.

    Ranked among the best cross-country ski areas in North America, Lone Mountain Ranch also offers some of the best winter accommodations. Many packages are all-inclusive, and guests stay in one of 27 historic log cabins ranging in size from single to six bedrooms, each with Nordic ski-in ski-out access. Downhill skiers and snowboarders enjoy concierge services and transportation to nearby Big Sky Resort.
    Photo courtesy of Lone Mountain Ranch

  • Copper Horse Lodge

    Copper Horse Lodge
    Golden, B.C.

    The Copper Horse Lodge, a boutique hotel at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in British Columbia, sits just steps from the gondola ferrying skiers and snowboarders to the top of the mountain. Guests enjoy spacious rooms and daily homemade breakfast, with amenities like European-style featherbeds, down duvets and robes for relaxing after a day on the slopes.
    Photo courtesy of Copper Horse Lodge / Facebook

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

    The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
    North Lake Tahoe, Calif.

    The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe sits mid-mountain for ski-in, ski-out access to Northstar California Resort. In-room amenities like gas fireplaces and floor-to-ceiling windows set the scene for relaxation between runs. The resort also features a 17,000-square-foot slopeside spa, evening s’mores by the outdoor fire pit and easy access to the Village at Northstar California via an intermountain gondola.
    Photo courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

  • The Sebastian

    The Sebastian
    Vail, Colo.

    Guests at The Sebastian in Vail enjoy year round swimming in a mountain-view pool, steaming whirlpools for warming up after a day in the snow and a ski valet to help slip on warm boots, tune up gear or hold on to extra layers as the afternoon warms up. Located in Vail Village, The Sebastian provides convenient access to the town's best dining and nightlife.
    Photo courtesy of The Sebastian

The top 10 winners in the Best Ski Hotel category are as follows:

  1. Viceroy Snowmass - Snowmass Village, Colo.
  2. The Blake at Taos Ski Valley - Taos, N.M.
  3. The Sutton Place Hotel Revelstoke Mountain Resort - Revelstoke, B.C.
  4. Hotel Jerome - Aspen, Colo.
  5. The Lodge at Spruce Peak - Stowe, Vt.
  6. Lumiere with Inspirato - Telluride, Colo.
  7. Lone Mountain Ranch - Big Sky, Mont.
  8. Copper Horse Lodge - Golden, B.C.
  9. The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe - North Lake Tahoe, Calif.
  10. The Sebastian - Vail, Colo.

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Wendy Clinch (, Saxon Farnworth (Snowboard Addiction), Elena Hight, Lyndell Keating (Powderhounds) and Kristen Lummis ( were chosen for their knowledge of the ski and snowboarding industry.

Congratulations to all these winning hotels.

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