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
Whitepod  
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These futuristic eco pods nestle in the Alps creating a little igloo village. Your pod is made out of insulating fiber and has a wood-burner for comfort. There is an en-suite bathroom and super luxurious bedding. Whitepod is part of the eco-tourism movement and aims to be carbon neutral. Each …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Igloo   Mountain   Nature   Tent
Ice Hotel  
Romania
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Forget little sculptures at winter fares… in Romania, they make entire hotels out of ice. When it comes to sleeping in a bed made of ice you need not worry about the cold because your bed is super insulated with multiple mattresses, reindeer fur, and thermal sleeping bags. Dinner is …
Accommodation types: Ice   Mountain
Machu Picchu  
Sanctuary Lodge
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When Hiram Bingham set out in 1907 to find the lost Inca treasure he could not have expected to find as enormous a jewel as he did. Machu Picchu is the lost city of the Inca built in the 15th Century over 2,300 meters above sea level. Today people come …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature
EcoCamp  
Patagonia
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Domes are all the rage in eco-tourism these days. Where old-style hotels needed deep foundations, roads, pipes, and cables to be laid down – eco domes are made from special vinyl that is warm, durable, and light. They are built using the “leave no trace” philosophy and the hotel’s designers …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Mountain   Nature   Tent
Iglu  
Dorf
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Built from 3000 tonnes of snow in different locations around Switzerland, Germany and Andorra the igloo hotels feature top-notch ice artistry and a variety of rooms all made from glistening ice and snow. There are family and romantic options. The romantic rooms come with ice-carved tables, champagne, and mood lighting. …
Accommodation types: Ice   Mountain
Vigilius  
Hotel
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In the grand Dolomites – a mountain range located in the North Italian Alps – there is an award-winning design hotel. Built by architect, Matteo Thun, his idea was to create a luxury eco-hotel that draws inspiration from nature and also blends with its natural surroundings so local woods and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Lana  Italy  West Europe
Aufberg 1113  
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Two specially commissioned holiday apartments located high in the Austrian Alps where the scented air holds, in its spell, spicy conifer forests and ancient glaciers. Professor of architecture, Andreas Meck used bird’s nests for his inspiration. He placed his design hotel on the edge of a deep valley with views …
Accommodation types: Design   Mountain   Nature
Shakti  
360 Leti
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8000 feet in the Himalayas, the Shakti hotel offers authentic experiences of lands unknown on the usual tourist trail. Set on a ridge with stunning views of the Himalayas. Footpaths and villages are draped like a necklace across the foothills and wilderness that stretches out as far as your view …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature   Remote
Location: Kapkot  India  South Asia
Timberline  
Lodge
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"Here's Johnny!" Well, your concierge actually; make sure you tip him well as you are about to take a room in the gorgeous and ghoulish Timberline Lodge, the location for the classic horror film, The Shining. Joking aside, this incredible structure was built entirely by hand in the 1930s, and …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Movie
The New  
Monte Rosa Hut
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This hut is owned by the Swiss Alpine Authority and was designed by professors and students of architecture and eco-design from Lucerne University and ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). The crystal-shaped building is designed to make sunlight spiral inside while redistributing thermal body heat from occupants to heat …
Accommodation types: Concept   Eco-Friendly   Mountain
Kasbah  
du Toubkal
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The Kasbah du Toubkal was conceived more as a Berber hospitality center than a hotel. It was designed to be eco-friendly and sustainable; 5% of all profits go directly to local villages making education a reality for the young people who live there. Originally the summer home of a local …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Movie   Traditional
Location: Imlil  Morocco  Africa
Tschuggen  
Grand Hotel
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The magnificent Tschuggen Grand Hotel sits high in the snow-capped Graubünden Mountains - home to some of the greatest slopes and most beautiful landscapes in the world. This multi-award winning establishment is furnished with beautiful materials and furniture by luxury designer, Carlo Rampazzi. When you have finished settling in you …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Aqua Dome  
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The Aqua Dome Spa and Hotel sits high in the Austrian Alps in a granite-walled valley. The area is well known for its cross-country skiing but this is not the main reason you visit: far greater things await you because this is one of the most [luxurious spas](https://www.uniqhotels.com/spa-hotels) in the …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa