Go on the slopes this ski season at any cost with IHG Hotels & Resorts

Go on the slopes this ski season at any cost with IHG Hotels & Resorts

There is nothing like going to the mountains on a ski winter vacation. From beginner-friendly bunny hills to the breathtaking thrill of whizzing down black diamonds, there’s a reason many people love to go on a skiing (or snowboarding) adventure. With mountain resorts and hotels around the world, IHG Hotels & Resorts has endless opportunities to find fresh powder and an après-ski meal and cocktail. So whether you’re looking for something more laid-back or an exclusive experience, get ready to hit the slopes at these luxurious and budget-friendly ski destinations.

Ski destinations that will not break the bank

Steamboat Springs Ski Resort, Colorado

Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the Holiday Inn Steamboat Springs is the perfect base camp for adventure in northwestern Colorado. Steamboat Springs, always a popular winter ski destination, located three hours from Denver, is a city to visit, known for its more affordable prices, hot springs and about 3,000 acres that can ski on some of the best powder in the state of Colorado. The Holiday Inn Steamboat Springs is an excellent family-friendly option and offers first-class amenities, including its in-house restaurant, Rex’s American Grill and Bar, where children ages 12 and under eat for free. There is also quick and easy access to the famous Steamboat Springs Ski Resort.

Winter Park Resort, Colorado

Another budget-friendly option in the heart of the Rocky Mountains is the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fraser – Winter Park Area. With spacious rooms with mountain views, and only four miles to Winter Park Resort, the hotel offers the perfect location for your next ski vacation. In addition, The Lift Resort Shuttle offers a free shuttle service from the hotel directly to the town of Winter Park and the bottom of the ski area.

Snowbird, Utah

Are you looking for spacious homes to rush into after a long day in the mountains? Offering breathtaking mountain views, Staybridge Suites Midvale is centrally located in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley. The hotel has easy access via the ski bus to Snowbird, Alta, Solitude and Brighton, and after an exciting day on the slopes you can come back and relax in spacious suites and go to the lobby for a free social stay in the middle of the week, complete with food , wine and beer.

Whiteface Mountain, New York

There is no better place to experience life as an Olympian than at Lake Placid, the host of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Crowne Plaza Lake Placid is located above the shops and cafes of Main Street and offers unrivaled views of Mirror Lake, Whiteface Mountain and High Peaks. With a heated indoor pool, hot tub, campfire sites, Adirondack Great Room offering a central bar for a drink, and its own cross-country skiing and snowshoeing center, the Crowne Plaza Lake Placid is a great home base for skiing as a olympier.

Ski destinations to live life at high altitude

Mount Balwang, South Korea

For travelers who want to venture out, InterContinental Alpensia Pyeongchang Resort is the perfect luxury vacation. Located just two hours from Seoul and located more than 2,000 feet above sea level along the famous Taebak mountain range, the resort’s stunning views of Mount Balwang and Alpensia Lake will surely impress. Take the kids with you? Stay at Holiday Inn Resort Alpensia Pyeongchang or Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Alpensia Pyeongchang. These IHG properties host the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, so be sure to check out the facilities used during the Games, including the iconic ski jump tower and sliding center.

Breckenridge, Colorado

Nestled between the Breckenridge and Copper Mountain resorts, the Hotel Indigo Silverthorne is a welcoming getaway for those wishing to explore adventure at great heights. The brand’s first mountainside hotel in the US opens in January with warm, gracious service and all the amenities you need to explore the neighborhood as a local. Visit the on-site ski shop and relax after a day of running on the slopes of the indoor heated pool overlooking the terrace. The hotel’s restaurant Kúcu Bistro & Tequila Bar, a reference to the nearby Buffalo Mountain with “kucu” means “buffalo,“is a lively place where visitors can mingle with the locals.

Courcheval, France

The freshly groomed slopes, breathtaking views across to Mount Blanc, guaranteed snow and terrain that caters to all skiing or boarding abilities all rise, which is why Courchevel is the jewel of the alps. Six Senses Residences Courchevel is located in the heart of Courchevel in Les Trois Vallées (The Three Valleys), the largest contiguous ski area in the world, and takes traditional mountain life to new heights. All 53 homes provide a luxurious place to book when traveling with a group of friends or family, and are carefully designed with interiors inspired by their alpine surroundings. On top are 10 duplex penthouses and 12 superior apartments with up to four exquisitely distributed bedrooms, wine cellars, private treatment rooms and spas, as well as private balconies or terraces for a sunny après ski cocktail. In addition, do not forget to take advantage of a special ski concierge service and bespoke ski-in, ski-out facility at the main La Croisette lift.

Teton Village, Wyoming

Inspired by the golden era of ski hotels and the craftsmanship of mid-century Americana, Caldera House is born of the same pioneering spirit as the Jackson Hole resort itself. Take advantage of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ exclusive partnership with Mr & Mrs Smith, which gives IHG Rewards members access to over 500 boutique hotels in great destinations, while redeeming and earning points on all reservations. With only eight bookable suites, Caldera House guarantees exclusive luxury. Tailor-made winter experiences range from the convenience of ski-in / ski-out to dog sledding to a National Elk Refuge Sleigh Ride. Back in your room you can enjoy a heated balcony, bath and a beautiful view of the mountains. Also check out the hotel’s discreet après-ski lounge, complete with campfire sites, pool and changing rooms.

Visit ihg.com to explore and plan your next mountain adventure. IHG Rewards members have access to our lowest rates.

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