What are the best and cheapest ski hotels you can book with points. Whether you want to redeem Hyatt, Marriott Bonvoy, InterContinental IHG or Hilton Honors loyalty rewards and points, we have picked the best ski hotels for your next ski vacation.
In fact, since Hyatt joined forces with Small Luxury Hotels, their portfolio of ski hotels has grown dramatically. We have picked the 10 best Hyatt ski hotels and you can redeem your World of Hyatt points at all of the hotels we have featured, which is a mix of Hyatt branded properties and slh.com properties.
If you prefer to stick to the enormous Marriott Bonvoy brand and portfolio of hotels, we have picked the best Marriott Bonvoy ski hotels which you can, once again, redeem your points and miles at.
If you want to blow the budget and forget points and miles altogether, check out the best Four Seasons ski hotels. As you probably know, there is no Four Seasons rewards program so you can’t redeem your loyalty points at these, but the Four Seasons is the best luxury hotel in Whistler. You won’t be disappointed!
If you want to book a luxury hotel, use our luxury travel concierge. Our agents offer exclusive free upgrades, free breakfasts, free hotel credit and VIP gifts at luxury hotels like Four Seasons, Aman, Belmond, Ritz Carlton, InterContinental and more… for the same price as the hotel’s own websites.
Typically, our free benefits* at luxury hotels include:
- Room upgrade to next category
- Complimentary creakfast for two per bedroom
- Complimentary Welcome Gift
- $100 USD equivalent Hotel experiential credit per room per stay
- Early check-in / Late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
Below we outline the very best and the cheapest ski hotels that you can book on points below:
1. The St. Regis Aspen Resort
Our top Marriott Bonvoy pick is the St. Regis Aspen Resort which is nestled at the base of Aspen Mountain, just a block from the Cooper Avenue and Mill Street pedestrian malls, and two blocks from the Silver Queen ski gondola. This hotel is glamorous, luxurious and expensive, but room rates can be redeemed on points so it’s worth considering for a blow-out.
After an adventurous day of skiing or hiking, treat yourself to an oxygen-infused facial and enjoy the elaborate amenities of Remède Spa, like the oxygen lounge, steam caves, cold plunges, hot tubs, fitness center, and the Confluence waterfall. Indulge in one of the resort’s three food and beverage offerings, which include the Velvet Buck, the hotel’s signature restaurant featuring modern mountain cuisine; Chefs Club; and Mountain Social Cocktail Bar & Lounge.
The hotel has 179 guestrooms and room amenities include a fully stocked honor bar, marble bathroom with double vanities, free standing soaking tubs, walk-in showers, hair dryer, personal wall safe, 42″ flat screen color television, Bose Wave CD player with AM/FM radio alarm clock, terry bathrobes and slippers, three telephones phone lines, complimentary wifi, and complimentary NORDAQ Fresh water.
This is a rewards category 8 hotel so requires around 85,000 points per night. if you pay for a night mid-Jan, you are looking at rates in the region of $685 per night.
You will benefit from the following FREE benefits* at The St. Regis Aspen Resort if you book with luxury travel concierge:
- Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
- Full breakfast in restaurant for up to 2 guests per bedroom, applicable in Velvet Buck restaurant only (max value of $60 per day)
- Fresh fruit bowl and mineral water
- $100 USD Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full, not valid in Chef’s Club by Food & Wine)
- Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
2. Hyatt Residence Club Grand Aspen
A marginally cheaper option in Aspen is with the World of Hyatt Reward program. Hyatt Residence Club Grand Aspen in our number two position as it really offers incredible value if you redeem your stay with World of Hyatt points.
An extremely expensive room rate of $659 costs just 30,000 World of Hyatt points per night, making this the best property to maximise the value of your World of Hyatt points. Of course, if you are paying with cash, this hotel is the opposite of cheap! But if you want to save up those points, Hyatt Residence Club Grand Aspen offers incredible value in Aspen.
Hyatt Residence Club Grand Aspen is located just steps from the breathtaking grandeur of Ajax Mountain, this stunning property offers design with luxury and comfort in mind.
Enjoy features such as multiple fireplaces, private balconies, grand kitchens, spa tubs and steam showers. Hyatt’s unmatched level of service and amenities will turn your stay into an experience. This is a non-smoking resort. Minimum check-in age is 21.
This is a rewards category 7 hotel and costs 30,000 World of Hyatt points per night. On the night of the 14th Jan, this ski hotel costs from $659 per room per night.
3. Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort Spa & Casino
The cheapest ski hotel we have found for cash in January is part of the World of Hyatt loyalty program. The Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort Spa & Casino. Enjoy this tranquil waterfront resort on Lake Tahoe. The Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort Spa & Casino has a scenic waterfront resort and is nestled perfectly into the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Spend your days exploring the area’s winding trails, relaxing at the on-site spa, and dining at their award-winning restaurants before retreating to one of spacious rooms, upscale suites, or private waterfront cottages.
These rooms feature soothing décor, modern amenities, and scenic views. Upgrade your stay with a private waterfront cottage equipped with a fireplace, kitchenette, furnished patio, and unobstructed lake views.
This is a rewards category 6 hotel and costs 25,000 World of Hyatt points per night. On the night of the 14th Jan, this ski hotel costs from $144 per room per night. This is a superbly cheap rate for a ski hotel.
4. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
Also part of the Marriott Bonvoy rewards program is the The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch. Renowned for its ski-in/ski-out access on Beaver Creek Mountain and popular Ski Nanny service, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch sits between Beaver Creek Village and Arrowhead Village, both conveniently accessible via the ski slopes or a complimentary shuttle service.
This year-round destination offers a rock-lined grotto at The Bachelor Gulch Spa; Bachelors Lounge, an indoor/outdoor cigar and hookah lounge serving vaportinis and craft beverages; Buffalos restaurant, known for serving locally sourced menu items; and preferred tee times at Colorado’s highest-rated course at Red Sky Golf Club.
Four-legged visitors are welcome! If you don’t bring your own, be sure to take the opportunity to meet the resort’s resident canine ambassador: a Saint Bernard named Bachelor.
The Ritz Carlton is also one of the best luxury ski hotels in the world with a club lounge. Perched overlooking the magnificent mountains, this Ritz Carlton Club Lounge features an endless array of beverage and culinary offerings throughout the day coupled with the finest personal service. The food is flavorful small bites sourced from the purest ingredients found in the Rocky Mountain region. The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge will close for the Spring season April 13 until June 28.
Club Level Guest Rooms & Suites enjoy exclusive amenities. Some room types include private balconies with Colorado Mountain or Vail Valley views and in-room fireplaces (based on availability); all of which embrace Rocky Mountain luxury and the adventurous, pioneering spirit of the American West.
This is a rewards category 8 hotel so requires around 85,000 points per night. if you pay for a night mid-Jan, you are looking at rates in the region of $734 per night.
You will benefit from the following FREE benefits* at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch if you book with luxury travel concierge:
- Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
- Daily breakfast credit of $70 for up to 2 guests per bedroom (excludes tax and gratuities)
- $100 USD Resort/Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate resort fee, tax, off-site activities, Beaver Creek Sports, Beaver Creek Lift Ticket sales, on-mountain future stays, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
- Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
6. InterContinental Davos
The best InterContinental ski hotel is the InterContinental Davos in Switzerland, which lies in an excellent secluded mountain setting outside Davos. It offers luxurious, chic and contemporary accommodation within a four-minute drive from Davos Dorf train station. This is undoubtedly the best hotel in Davos and also features in our best InterContinental hotels in the world.
The services and quality at this hotel are outstanding. Rooms are generous in size and guests can admire the stunning views or take in the striking modern architecture that has made the hotel a local landmark. Depending on the season, guests can hike in the mountains or ski on the nearby slopes.
InterContinental Davos boasts an acclaimed spa, pool and kids club as well as extensive, private meeting facilities and an expansive conference centre with 10 modern, sophisticated spaces, from boardrooms to a ballroom, all equipped with state-of-the-art technology. For informal gatherings, there’s a large, naturally lit foyer, and outdoor areas are also available.
As of August 2019 InterContinental Davos also offers hassle-free and complimentary charging for electric cars in their parking garage for hotel overnight guests!
In terms of dining, there are 5 restaurants and bars offering a wide range of delicious cuisines and fine dining.
If you book this ski hotel in January with ihg loyalty points, you are looking at a rate of 30,000 points + 138.61 CHF or 392.85 CHF
7. Hyatt Centric La Rosiere
One of the cheapest Hyatt ski hotels is the Hyatt Centric La Rosiere, which sits in the stunning South-Facing French Ski Resort of La Rosière in the European Alps. Sun-drenched mountains, crowd-free pistes, feather-light powder and the perfect location for border-free skiing between France and Italy.
Enjoy a pain au chocolat for breakfast, then ski across the Petit Saint-Bernard Pass to La Thuile, Italy for a mid-day coffee, or a plate of fresh pasta or gnocchi. Hyatt Centric La Rosière is your convenient base camp for off-piste and heli-skiing, as well as other alpine adventures.
The closest chair lift to Hyatt Centric La Rosiere is the “Eucherts Express”, 100 meters away from the hotel. It is accessible from their ski room and there are more than 7,000 acres of slopes and a great number of activities on your doorstep.
This is a rewards category 5 hotel and costs 20,000 World of Hyatt points per night. On the night of the 14th Jan, this ski hotel costs from $150 per room per night.
8. Hyatt Place Park City
Hit the 7,000 foot high note of your trip at the Hyatt Place Park City. With world-class ski resorts like Park City Mountain and Deer Valley nearby as well as an onsite ski rental shop, the Park City hotel is a premier winter destination and outdoor recreation paradise that features amazing year-round activities.
This hotel isn’t very luxurious but it is fairly cheap for the area. This is a rewards category 4 hotel and costs 15,000 World of Hyatt points per night. On the night of the 14th Jan, this ski hotel costs $232 per room per night and that includes a Hyatt Place breakfast for two.
9. Residence Inn Salt Lake City Cottonwood
The cheapest Marriott Bonvoy ski hotel is the Residence Inn Salt Lake City Cottonwood, surrounded by the enchanting Wasatch mountains.
This is the closest extended-stay hotel to four different Utah ski resorts, making it easy to embrace adventure and hit the slopes. If your heart is yearning for more, take advantage of the access to Cottonwood Heights, Little Cottonwood Canyon and Old Mill Golf Course. Continue the fun with a game of basketball at the Sport Court®, then rest your muscles in the outdoor pool.
When it’s time to call it a day, retreat to cozy suites where you can work, relax and play. Prepare a delicious meal using your room’s fully equipped kitchen, or simply head over to the free breakfast buffet when you get hungry.
This is a rewards category 3 hotel and is a super cheap Marriott ski hotel averaging 17,500 Marriott Bonvoy reward points per night on redemption. This is the cheapest redemption rate for a ski hotel that we could find. We also think it is the cheapest Marriott ski hotel when spending cash too. On the night of the 14th Jan, this ski hotel costs from $128 per room per night.
10. The Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa
Your best choice in the Hilton Honors rewards scheme is the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa. Retreat in the heart of Whistler Village at the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa in the heart of Whistler Village, British Columbia. Enjoy staying at our hotel just steps from the Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain gondolas, and located only minutes from the Whistler Conference Center.
Rooms and suites here are newly renovated and the hotel itself is located in the heart of Whistler Village, next to mountain gondolas, with complimentary storage for ski, snowboard, golf and biking equipment. Many rooms offer jetted soaker tubs and fully equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerator, microwave and cooktop. There’s a 24-hour fitness center, heated outdoor swimming pool and hot tub. Rejuvating treatments can be enjoyed at the award-wining Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa.
Located at the foot of the Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa is the perfect location for Guests wishing to stay at a peaceful resort that offers a range of activities, including skiing, basketball, golf and tennis.
This hotel averages 80,000 Hilton Honors reward points per night on redemption. On the night of the 14th Jan, this ski hotel costs from CAD415 per room per night. This is not a cheap rate for a ski hotel.
Photo above from the Gasthof Post in Lech, one of the best luxury ski hotels in Austria.
*benefits offered were correct as of 2020 but may be amended at the hotel’s discretion.
Disclosure: Most reviews are sponsored by the proprietor or brand being appraised. All opinions remain our own & are in no way influenced.