Ski hotels are a 2-in-1 package: Enjoy the comfort of a home away from home and the exhilaration of a skiing holiday. That's why these types of hotels are carefully picked by celebrities who love a good balance between luxury and fun. Check out some of the hotels loved by famous people but also open to the general public for the winter season.

1. Aspen, Colorado, USA

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Aspen is perhaps the most famous celebrity ski destination in the United States. It offers world-class skiing, upscale accommodations, and a vibrant apres-ski scene that attracts many Hollywood stars.

In 2020, the Kardashians spent their winter in Aspen in their $75M home. Other celebs like Britney Spears, Beyonce & Jay-Z, and Paris Hilton opted for The Little Nell, a 5-star, 5-diamond hotel in Colorado.

Starting from $775 a night, you can also book accommodation at this ski-in/ski-out and enjoy one of the hottest skiing destinations in the world.

2. St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz is a glamorous Swiss resort town that has been a playground for the rich and famous for decades. It offers pristine ski slopes, upscale boutiques, and luxurious hotels.

Princess Diana and King Charles III have visited this destination during their marriage. Other celebrities like Audrey Hepburn were also reported to have enjoyed St. Moritz during the winter.

Badrutt's Palace Hotel is on top of the list when it comes to celebrities' favorite hotel in St. Moritz. Badrutt's Palace Hotel is one of the most iconic and luxurious hotels in St. Moritz, Switzerland. It has a rich history dating back to its opening in 1896 and has since become synonymous with opulence, elegance, and Alpine hospitality.

3. Courchevel, France

Part of the extensive Trois Vallées ski area, Courchevel is a favorite among European celebrities. Its high-end amenities and Michelin-starred restaurants make it a popular choice.

Among the top ski hotels in this region, L'Apogée Courchevel is perhaps one of the best choices for celebrities. This 5-star hotel is part of the Oetker Collection and is known for its opulence and elegance. It offers stunning views of the mountains, gourmet dining, and a beautiful spa. L'Apogée has attracted celebrities looking for a discreet and upscale ski experience.

4. Verbier, Switzerland

Verbier is known for its challenging slopes and lively nightlife. Celebrities like to come here for the excellent skiing and the social scene.

Richard Branson and Madonna have previously chosen Verbier for some of their skiing holidays.

If you decide to visit Verbier, check out the W Verbier. Part of the well-known W Hotels chain, W Verbier offers a stylish and modern atmosphere in the heart of Verbier. It's known for its chic design, lively apres-ski scene, and popular bars.

5. Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA

Jackson Hole is renowned for its steep terrain and stunning natural beauty. Celebrities seeking a more rugged ski experience often choose this destination.

Kim and Kanye have visited this destination in the past and even held a listening party for one of Kanye's albums in the area. Other celebs that loved this destination are Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, and Tiger Wood.

When it comes to luxurious ski hotels in the region, the Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole comes to mind. The Four Seasons is known for its luxurious accommodations, excellent service, and slope-side location in Teton Village. It has hosted celebrities seeking a combination of adventure and comfort.

6. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Whistler is one of North America's largest ski resorts and has attracted many celebrities over the years. It offers diverse terrain and a vibrant village atmosphere.

Justin Bieber has been reported to frequent this destination for his skiing holidays. Another Canadian celeb from the region, Pamela Anderson, have also been spotted enjoying the winter season in the region.

Check out The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler: Situated in the heart of Whistler Village, The Westin offers convenient access to both Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. It has comfortable rooms, a spa, and a popular on-site restaurant.

7. Zermatt Switzerland

You’ve probably heard of this tiny village, even if you’re not a frequent visitor. Known for its world-famous Matterhorn mountain peak, Zermatt has been featured in everything from commercials to chocolate bars. With its wooden chalets and horse-drawn carriages, it’s hard not to feel like you’re living a fairytale. Looking for some of the best food? The popular Swiss resort will also spoil you with a wonderful selection of eateries nestled high in the clouds; combining world-class cuisine with stunning mountain views.

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