Category: SNOW Hotels

Hotel Tannenhof St. Anton, Austria

Hotel Tannenhof is Europe’s smallest and most prestigious five-star superior hotel. It is one of just 20 superior hotels throughout Austria but none beat the position and exclusivity of this exquisite private property set high on the hills of Nasserein on the edge of St Anton’s main village. At 1,350 meters above sea level, Hotel Tannenhof sits within one of the most beautiful ski areas in Austria. With the aim of providing guests with absolute privacy and the highest levels of service coupled with culinary excellence and a full service holistic wellbeing Spa, Directors Judith Volker and Axel Bach welcome ... Read more

Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa – Discovery Channel Founder’s Luxury Resort

By Jessica Zemple Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa   Tap into your curiosity, kick-start your heart with adventure, find peace and more connection to yourself, experience the Wild West, or relax in luxury at this luxury resort. Curiosity. Adventure. Connection. Some “Wild West”…and yes, luxury. You must be near the border of Colorado and Utah where five canyons, with layers of magnificent red rock aging over 300 million years, converge to build a serene valley and where you find Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa. Each of the five canyons has a story of its own, just as the resort, #12 ... Read more

Teton Springs Lodge & Spa – Ski Free at Targhee!

Teton Springs Lodge & Spa Teton Springs Lodge & Spa, in Teton Valley, Idaho was recently named one of  the “Best Hotel in Idaho” by U.S. News & World Report. Nearly 2,000 luxury properties across the United States were evaluated by a team made up of travel industry experts and hotel guests and Teton Springs tops the list. Wondering what makes the hotel #1? Among the many activities at Teton Springs, including a world-class spa and golf course, what truly stands out is the quality of the hotel staff. General Manager Jeff Naylor said it best, that “It speaks volumes about ... Read more

Luxury Accommodations Jackson Hole – The Wort Hotel

Luxury Accomodations Jackson Hole – The Wort Hotel If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the history of  Jackson Hole, Wyoming there is no place more iconic than the world famous Wort Hotel.  This grand dame in downtown Jackson has welcomed visitors since 1941, and it still looks much like it did back when it first opened its doors. Rooms are decorated with local paintings, carvings and needlepoint pillows, while the furniture is reminiscent of a rustic mountain lodge. Guests love The Wort’s traditional feel, but they also appreciate the more recent additions to the property, including free Wi-Fi service and ... Read more

Westin Hotels’s Snow Collection

Sponsored SNOW Westin Hotels’s Snow Collection They are like snow white pearls on a necklace of mountains stretching across North America. Five gorgeous properties, standing tall like castles on snow, the alpine jewels of the Westin family of hotels. [list-ul type=”star”][li-row]The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Beaver Creek Mountain, Colorado.[/li-row][li-row]The Westin Monache Resort Mammoth, California.[/li-row][li-row]The Westin Resort & Spa Whistler, British Columbia.[/li-row][/list-ul][list-ul type=”star”][li-row]The Westin Trillium House Blue Mountain, Ontario.[/li-row][li-row]Le Westin Resort & Spa Tremblant, Quebec.[/li-row] [/list-ul] Five hotels synonymous with luxury, comfort and the feeling of home – when home is where your skiing and snowboarding heart is. Dotted across ... Read more

W is for WOW

W is for WOW LESLIE WOIT Whether plummeting down the iconic face of Bec des Rosses or dancing under Farinet’s open roof with Prince Harry, Verbier’s amusements are boundless.   Where to rest up for another day-full? Until lately, this Swiss party town has been dominated by chalet living, but now there’s another option for a base camp of one’s own: skiing’s first W Hotel opens this December at the foot of Medran Gondola, promising to transform village life. Ski to the door of your stylish suite or make a beeline for the swish bars, restaurants, nightclubs and shopping. A 24-hour concierge provides what you want, when you want it: ... Read more


THE HOTEL SPARKLING HILL RESORT By  Kingfisher Heli Sparkling Hill, the embodiment of luxury, has a heli pad right outside the door. Kingfisher Heli is the official heli-ski operator for the resort, and Sparkling Hill is a short drive from Silver Star Ski Resort for stormy days when flying isn’t possible. My visit to Sparkling Hill took place a week before Christmas and the hotel was even more festive than normal, with a 20-foot Christmas tree and Swarovski-laden reindeer filling the lobby. We were offered gluten-free cookies upon arrival and shown to our spacious rooms infused with crystals, including a ... Read more

SNOW Hotels: Chalet Lhotse

[tabs][tab title =”Overview”] Chalet Lhotse Chalet Lhotse is a unique chalet. Located in the heart of the high altitude resort of Val d’Isère, this chalet still retains a feeling of exclusivity and enjoys stunning views of the infamous La Face piste. This summer, the chalet has undergone a complete renovation, and this already stunning chalet now rivals its’ sister chalet Marco Polo. This fabulous chalet is spread over 500m2, sleeping 12 adults in six en-suite bedrooms. An additional two children can sleep in an adjoining bunk room plus there are an extra two beds in the spare children’s bedroom. A ... Read more

Hotel Terra – Jackson Hole

By Jules Older Searching for a healthful holiday? Start with the big picture: get high. There is, almost indubitably, something healthy feeling about mountains. To be high in the Rockies or the Alps, the Sierra or the Dolomiti makes you feel good—strong, healthy… better.   There’s also something healthy feeling about getting outdoors in winter. Leaving the den, the office, and breathing air crisp and cold enough that you can see your breath—mmm… invigorating. And so it is at the Hotel Terra Jackson Hole and its perfectly named spa, Chill. You’re high in the Grand Tetons next door to the ... Read more

Roughing It in Luxury: Four Seasons Jackson Hole Lassos us into its Wild West Academy

Jackson Hole is the authentic Wild West—everywhere you go you have a sense this grand landscape can’t be found anywhere else. I know it’s been a while since Billy Crystal made us chuckle in City Slickers, but doesn’t everyone have deep-seated fantasies about being a cowboy and living life on the range? Is it the smell of the campfire? The taste of grounds-laden coffee? Riding horses? Communing with nature? Or perhaps it’s those handsome—and real—cowboys? The Wild West Academy Now Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole is offering to make this dream come true—sans grounds-laden coffee! The resort in ... Read more

Hotel Quintessence – Tremblant

There is a spot on the shore of Quebec’s Lac Tremblant that offers the essentials of ski wellness: warmth, respite, seclusion, and proximity to the highly skiable slopes of Mont Tremblant. Hôtel Quintessence, a small boutique ski hotel occupying an especially quiet corner of Canada’s Laurentians region, has been styled after a French hunting chateau—all stone, and wood, and wrought iron. A boisterous fire invites guests to linger inside the lovely lobby surrounded by circular staircases, spectacular works of art, and below, a 3,000-bottle, signature wine cellar. Cross the threshold of Hotel Q on a winter’s day and look up…way up. You’ll spy a round stained glass window artfully depicting the four essential ... Read more

W is for Wow – W Verbier

The W Verbier – Switzerland: Whether plummeting down the iconic face of Bec des Rosses or dancing under Farinet’s open roof with Prince Harry, Verbier’s amusements are boundless. Where to rest up for another day‑full? Until lately, this Swiss party town has been dominated by chalet living, but now there’s another option for a base camp of one’s own: skiing’s first W Hotel which opened last December at the foot of Medran Gondola, and is promising to transform village life. Ski to the door of your stylish suite or make a beeline for the swish bars, restaurants, nightclubs and shopping. A 24-hour concierge provides what you want, when you want it: from state‑of‑the‑art skis and ... Read more

Norway au Naturel

Knut Slinning stands at the head of the heavy wooden table waiting for the ski-day chatter of his seated dinner guests to peter out. The proprietor of Juvet, a ski lodge in the west Norwegian fjords, is tall and lean, with a weathered look that reflects his passion for skiing and climbing. He speaks first in German, and then in English, the languages of his current guests. “Tonight we have deer sausage, which was hunted here and prepared by the chef himself,” Slinning explains. Steaming main courses are placed in front of us: Cauliflower whipped into rich, cruciferous perfection; simple cabbage ... Read more

Hotel Jerome: Summer Luxury Adventure Expeditions

Summer luxury adventure Cheers to the Hotel Jerome  in Aspen, CO for taking the experience of summer luxury adventure expeditions to a new level. I love to do adventurous things, but am I wrong to want to enjoy the good things in life alongside my adventures? Here are a few exclusive things to do i discovered next time you find yourself in the Colorado rocky mountains. White water rafting Cheers again to the Hotel Jerome in Aspen for extending the traditional vacation experience by offering summer luxury adventure expeditions. For those of you who think that white water rafting in the ... Read more

“Celebrate Snow” at the St. Regis Deer Valley

$15,000 PER NIGHT ULTIMATE SKI PACKAGE, “CELEBRATE SNOW” ANNOUNCED BY THE ST. REGIS DEER VALLEY   Skiing and Dining with Olympian, Round-the-Clock Bespoke Butler Service, Ski Valets and Customized Dining Experiences with Jean-Georges Restaurant Included   PARK CITY, UTAH – One of the world’s most luxurious hotels, The St. Regis Deer Valley in Park City, Utah has just announced an extraordinary ski package, “Celebrate Snow,” with rates starting at $15,000 per night. This ultimate package, offered January 1 – April 12, 2014, features a two or three bedroom private Residence, 24-hour bespoke St. Regis Butler Service; a full day of skiing and lunch with two-time ... Read more