10 New Ski Town Hotels to Check Into This Winter


Make this the winter you stay somewhere different. New hotels have opened up in ski towns across the country, offering rooms close to the slopes for a range of budgets. Whether you want to bunk up for under $50 a night or splurge on a fancy pad with a personal concierge, we’ve got 10 new skier-approved hotels that have us excited to book a trip.

Montage Big Sky

Big Sky, Montana

A guest room at the Montage Big Sky (Photo: Christian Horan)

Montage Hotels and Resorts opened a new five-star Montana outpost in December 2021 on the slopes of Big Sky. Montage Big Sky (from $549) has 139 ultra-luxurious rooms, including a collection of two- to six-bedroom residences. This sprawling resort, located in the private Spanish Peaks community, includes an 11,000-square-foot spa, its own chairlift to access Big Sky’s 5,850 skiable acres, and complimentary rides into town. (Too pricey? The 130-room Huntley Lodge, at the base of Big Sky, recently underwent a complete renovation, and rooms there start at $259.)

Humbird Hotel

Schweitzer, Idaho

exterior of the Humbird Hotel in Idaho
A rendering of the Humbird Hotel on a winter day. (Illustration: Courtesy Humbird Hotel)

The 31-room Humbird Hotel (from $361) opened at the base of Idaho’s Schweitzer ski area last February, offering the resort’s first ski-in, ski-out boutique hotel at the base of the mountain’s 2,900 skiable acres. The hotel, designed by Portland-based Skylab Architecture, is named after the Humbird Lumber Company, which initially drew people to the region in the early 1900s. Rooms come with views of Lake Pend Oreille and access to a rooftop hot tub, ski lockers, and boot dryers. Look for the regular meet-and-greets with ski patrol dogs in the lobby. Grab après-ski charcuterie, fondue, or a full dinner at the on-site bar and restaurant, Crow’s Bench.

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