If you love hiking how could you not arrange for a long stay in a quiet mountain hut, complete with the epic scenery and rustic environment you crave. Escape the noisy city life by either climbing up the mountain or taking a short cut using a cable car. Your reward will be the breathtaking mountain views, the fresh air and the unspoilt peace in the nature.
Mountain Hotels
Rooms Hotel  
Kazbegi
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Tucked at the base of Kazbek Mountain in Stepantsminda village in Georgia (the country, not the state!), Rooms Hotel Kazbegi is as stunning as the nature surrounding it. With 156 guest rooms, each with incredible mountain views, the hotel structure made of wood, glass, and steel, designed by the Tbilisi-based …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Location: Kazbegi  Georgia  Caucasus
Backstage Hotel  
Zermatt
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Located in the mountains of Switzerland, the Backstage Hotel in Zermatt is a beautifully designed luxury option for those looking for the ultimate getaway. Every piece of furniture in this hotel is made by hand in the studio of the artist, architect, and designer Heinz Julen. With walnut, chrome, and …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain
The Alpina  
Gstaad
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Since late 2012, the Alpina Gstaad hotel has been alluring visitors from around the world with its old-school Swiss charm and chic modernity. The Alpina Gstaad winner of several distinct hotel awards should be your go-to destination for a one-of-a-kind Swiss experience. These accommodations go above and beyond to provide …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Frutt Family  
Lodge
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Frutt Family Lodge is not your usual family hotel - they call themselves a 3-generation hotel because they cater to kids’, parents’, and grandparents’ needs simultaneously. From the design of rooms to types of entertainment, this Swiss Alpine hotel aims to keep everyone in the family happy and satisfied (the …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Badrutt’s Palace  
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Nothing screams “luxury” like a holiday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. So if you’re heading to the birthplace of Alpine tourism, make sure to indulge in all the extravagance the place has to offer. If you ask me, booking a room in the famous Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a pretty good …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Palace
Anantara Al Jabal  
Al Akhdar
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Anantara takes the concept of the high life to a whole new level with one of the world’s highest resorts. If you love the taste of luxury but don’t want to compromise your sense of adventure, then it might just be the perfect place. Set on a rim of a …
Accommodation types: Desert   Luxury   Mountain
Location: Nizwa  Oman  Middle East
Douar Samra  
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Forget the anonymous and characterless hotel stays. At Douar Samra, you will know everyone’s name (even the donkey’s!), and you’ll be a part of the family. It’s a traditional Berber home restored as a guesthouse but didn’t lose its original character. Set in Imlil Valley, in the Atlas Mountains, it …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Traditional
Location: Imlil  Morocco  Africa
Chetzeron  
2112
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You may have heard of popular towns in Switzerland like Geneva and Zurich, but what about Crans-Montana? Just a few hour train ride from Geneva, this ski resort is a paradise for any mountain lover. Set at an elevation of 2112m above sea level, Hotel Chetzeron in Crans-Montana overlooks the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Schöne  
Aussicht
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The name of this hotel literally means “beautiful view”, and it’s certainly not a misnomer! Located in Austria, Schöne Aussicht is nothing short of breathtaking, and the mountain air will surely lift your spirits. Set among the mountains of Tyrol, this resort has everything you need for your next skiing …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Location: Sölden  Austria  West Europe
Alpina Dolomites  
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Located on Europe’s largest high-altitude plateau, the Alpe di Siusi, the Alpina Dolomites Lodge is a spectacular getaway. This isn’t your ordinary ski lodge, however. Instead, the Alpina Dolomites prides itself on being a wellness hotel with pure and pristine mountain air. In fact, the hotel’s philosophy is rooted in …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
La Bouitte  
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This cozy chalet is located in Saint-Marcel, France, and it’s the perfect spot for a romantic getaway! You may not even want to leave your room to hit the slopes – each one is uniquely decorated and adorably cozy! Guests can choose from a variety of room types; La Bouitte …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Rigi-Kulm  
Hotel
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This hotel has a unique location on the summit of Mt Rigi, “the queen of the Alps”. In its 200 year history, the location has changed from a goat-strewn grassy desert to today's tourist destination. It remains one of the best places in the world to see the sunrise, and …
Accommodation types: Mountain
The Chedi  
Andermatt
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Located in the Swiss Alps, this exclusive 123-room hotel in Andermatt, Switzerland, will leave you speechless. It’s no wonder The Chedi Andermatt was named Hotel of the Year 2017 by GaultMillau! What makes this spot so unique is its Asian-influenced architecture and spacious rooms. Each room is furnished with dark …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Mischabel  
Hut
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This Alpine hut is 3,340 meters above sea level and located deep in the Pennine Alps. It is only accessible to experienced hikers who can make the 4-mile journey from the nearby town of Saas-Fee, which was used as a location for the Wham! 1984 hit single, “Last Christmas I …
Accommodation types: Mountain
Schafbergspitze  
Hotel
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1,780 meters above sea level, this hotel was built in 1862. It was the first mountain hotel in Austria. It is perched on the summit of the Schafberg and has a view that will fry your breath. Originally patrons accessed the hotel by stagecoach and using local chair carriers who …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature
Deplar Farm  
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Fancy a trip of a lifetime? Head to the land of fire and ice, better known as Iceland, and stay at a converted sheep farm! Deplar Farm is located in Iceland's northern Fljot valley. With just 13 rooms, Deplar is the ultimate getaway for those seeking to explore Iceland's beautiful …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature
Britannia Hut  
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The Britannia Hut is one of the most popular huts in the Swiss Alps – quite an achievement when you consider how many of them there are. It was built in 1912 while many other classic huts were also built around that time. I think it has to do with …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature
Totem  
Flaine
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Located in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps, Terminal Neige is perfect for any snow-loving explorer! What makes this ski resort unique is its quirky style and decor that guests will find in each one of the 96 rooms. In fact, each room has a white wall with …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Location: Flaine  France  West Europe
Matterhorn FOCUS  
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Located in the car-free town of Zermatt, Switzerland, Matterhorn Focus is the ultimate mountain getaway. Chic and modern, this hotel is less than a 15-minute walk from the Findelbach train stop. Don’t worry about walking with your luggage, though– the hotel offers transportation to and from the train! With just …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury   Mountain
Nira Alpina  
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Located in the small village of Silvaplana-Surlej, Switzerland, Nira Alpina is a modern ski resort that will leave you wanting for nothing! This resort provides true ski-in, ski-out access – meaning, you can actually ski to and from the resort itself. In fact, the resort prides itself on the fact …
Accommodation types: Mountain