Our Favourite New Hotels this Winter
The newest ski hotels in the French, Swiss and Austrian Alps not only somewhere new to stay on your ski holiday or viewing trip but also offer design and style inspiration for your own ski property project.
Here's the nidski round-up of the most exciting new ski hotels in the Alps for winter 2017.
Vaya Sölden, Sölden, Austria
The newly built Hotel Vaya in Sölden is an impressive site sitting in the centre of the ski resort Sölden. Modern, yet simple and elegant it blends in effortlessly with the surrounding nature.
The interiors are contemporary takes on traditional Austrian mountain architecture, and the furniture is custom made with local timber. The rooms offer balconies which overlook the village and look up to the stunning mountains.
Book your stay at Vaya Sölden here.
Set in a beautiful garden in the heart of Samoëns, Villa Rose is one of the most luxurious boutique hotels in the Grand Massif ski area. The four-storey, five-suite villa has been completely renovated and restored, maintaining the traditional style of the home whilst adding contemporary touches.
With a host on hand to look after every aspect of your stay, a chef to cook you incredible meals and a driver to take you to and from the ski slopes, if you’re looking for a unique luxury stay, Villa Rose is for you.
Book your stay at Villa Rose here.
Hotel Le Pashmina Refuge, Val Thorens, France
A five-star ski in/ski out hotel in the heart of France’s highest ski resort, Val Thorens. With complete access to Val Thorens and Les Trois Vallées at your doorstep, Le Pashmina is perfect for those seeking snowy thrills during the day and a luxurious place to rest their weary heads at night.
With 42 stunning suites, a spa, 2 exceptional restaurants and a lovely bar, you need never leave the hotel after your day’s adventures. If one of the regular rooms isn’t up to your satisfaction, the igloo pod experience is perfect for those wanting all the comforts that a 5* hotel has to offer.
Book your stay ar Le Pashmina here.
Taj-I Mah, Les Arcs 2000, France
The first 5* hotel in the highest Les Arcs ski resort has arrived and it doesn’t disappoint. Oozing modern luxury, this ski in/ ski out hotel is the perfect snowy getaway for those looking for a contemporary comfort in the mountains.
Two restaurants (one of them, Le Diamant Noir is run by Michelin Chef Éric Samson) ensure the best food on the mountain is just moments from your hotel room door. A spa and wellness centre is the ideal place to unwind after a long day of skiing and a lounge with live music means you don’t have to go far for entertainment. Even the kids are well looked after here – a playroom, special children’s menu’s and babysitting services mean that mum & dad can ski knowing everyone in the family is having a great time.
Book your stay at the Taj-I Mah here.
Chamonix’s newest boutique hotel, Le Castel is located in the quiet village of Les Praz, next to the Flegere cable car and a short 15-minute walk from central Chamonix. Beautifully decorated with traditional Savoyard influences and Baroque-inspired furnishings, Le Castel is a stunning hotel with no detail gone unnoticed.
Each room has been individually designed so that no two are the same, and all have balconies with magnificent views of the Mont Blanc Massif. On the ground floor is a French-Italian restaurant with delicious food and even better wine. A large heated terrace is perfect to sit back and enjoy the views after a long day on the slopes. And the best part? You can take your pets with you.
Book your stay at Chalet Le Castel here.