Best Ski Hotel (2021)


These hotels and resorts offer perks like stunning mountain views, serene spa treatments, convenient slope-side locations and even ski-in, ski-out service. To find the best ski hotels for 2021, a panel of experts selected 20 nominees, then our readers voted for the 10 best.

  • Viceroy Snowmass

    Viceroy Snowmass
    Snowmass Village, Colorado

    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

    The Blake
    Taos, New Mexico

    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

  • Trapp Family Lodge

    Trapp Family Lodge
    Stowe, Vermont

    This Austrian-inspired lodge in scenic Stowe, Vermont occupies 2,500 acres. The resort’s 96 rooms and suites include free wifi, old-world furnishings and access to amenities like nightly turndown service, heated pools and hot tubs, a fitness center, ski storage, campfires with s’mores and live piano on most days. Guests also enjoy access to 100 kilometers of cross country ski trails, plus convenient access to downhill skiing at nearby Stowe Mountain Resort.
    Photo courtesy of Trapp Family Lodge

  • Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

    Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa
    Teton Village, Wyoming

    Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa at the heart of Teton Village offers AAA Four Diamond accommodations complete with spacious suites, a full-service spa, on-site dining, an après ski scene and indoor and outdoor pools. The 22-person rooftop hot tub is a popular spot to sooth sore muscles after a day enjoying Wyoming’s legendary slopes.
    Photo courtesy of Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa

  • The Josie Hotel

    The Josie Hotel
    Rossland, British Columbia

    The Josie, a new ski-in/ski-out boutique hotel in Rossland, offers easy access to some of the best gladed tree skiing in North America. Amenities include a ski concierge to take care of your gear after a day on the slopes, a spa and fitness center. The 106 slopeside rooms range from guest rooms to one-bedroom suites.
    Photo courtesy of The Josie Hotel

  • Grand Hyatt Vail

    Grand Hyatt Vail
    Vail, Colorado

    The Grand Hyatt Vail offers ski-in/ski-out access to Vail Valley from the Cascade Village neighborhood. Guests stay in one of 285 rooms and suites that feature modern mountain decor, with amenities like a spa, pool, fitness center and on-site restaurant.
    Photo courtesy of Grand Hyatt Vail

  • Fairmont Banff Springs

    Fairmont Banff Springs
    Banff, Alberta

    Situated within UNESCO-listed Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs has been serving guests for over a century. Skiing opportunities abound in the winter, and after a long day on the slopes, guests can unwind at the European-style Willow Stream Spa. The hotel offers free equipment storage.
    Photo courtesy of Fairmont Banff Springs

  • Geiser Grand Hotel

    Geiser Grand Hotel
    Baker City, OR

    For a perfect skiing getaway, visit the Geiser Grand Hotel in historic Baker City, Oregon, well-known for its authentic Northwestern cuisine fine dining, plus a fitness/gym center and wine tastings. Guests will appreciate the discount lift tickets provided for nearby Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort, the state's highest base elevation ski area. The resort offers a well-rounded winter experience for all family members, including snowboarding and cross-country ski trails.
    Photo courtesy of Geiser Grand Hotel

  • Manor Vail Lodge

    Manor Vail Lodge
    Vail, Colo.

    Manor Vail Lodge, located at the base of Vail Mountain (pictured), offers studio, one, two and three bedroom condos with a full assortment of resort amenities – two outdoor heated pools, four hot tubs, a full-service spa and fitness center and an onsite restaurant. Accommodations come with gas fireplaces and fully equipped kitchens.
    Photo courtesy of Manor Vail Lodge

  • The Pines Lodge

    The Pines Lodge
    Beaver Creek, Colo.

    The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek Village gives guests ski-in access to the 1,800 acres of terrain at Beaver Creek Mountain. Guest room amenities include boot warmers, docking stations for iPods, spa bath amenities and flat screen TVs, while the resort features ski storage and a rental shop, an award-winning restaurant, fitness center and an outdoor heated pool.
    Photo courtesy of Courtesy of Vail Resorts

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

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