13 Cosiest Alpine Hotels In Europe 

Thanks to the towering Alps and gorgeous locations, Europe boasts some of the most spectacular Alpine hotels in the world. Whether you want to sink into a geothermal pool, stay in a cosy alpine treehouse or watch the Northern Lights from your bed, we’ve got it covered. Here are some of the cosiest Alpine hotels in Europe. 


1Naturhotel Forsthofgut

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Naturhotel Forsthofgut 1

Where: Austria

The gorgeous Naturhotel Forsthofgut’s history dates back 400 years when it was a simple forestry business and farm. Today it is is one of the finest luxury alpine hotels on the continent to reconnect with nature. This slice of heaven is nestled at the base of the Leogang Mountains, boasts stunning views whichever way you turn, taking in forests, meadows and mountains. During the winter months, the ski slope runs right past the hotel and the Asitz gondola is only 200 meters away.

The rural charm and old traditions have been perfectly captured by Naturhotel Forsthofgut to make you escape reality. the Nature Rooms at the Forsthofgut in Leogang offer an impressive view: the striking rock Mountains, alpine forests, and lush meadows are always in view. Release your stress at the luxury spa which comes with an old wooden sauna with stunning vistas over the former farm’s game enclosure.


  Book Your Stay : forsthofgut.at



2Deplar Farm

Deplar farm cosy winter hotels in Europe

Deplar Farm cosy alpine hotels

Where: Iceland

The stunning Deplar Farm in the remote Flijót Valley is the perfect place if you are looking to go off the grid and experience some unforgettable winter adventures. Deplar Farm is one of the most isolated hotels yet the most luxurious. This cosy alpine hotel in Europe offer an Icelandtic charm. This remote area is a gateway for adventures ranging from skiing to sea kayaking and the perfect location for viewing the Aurora Borealis due to its notable lack of artificial light.

Located on a converted sheep farm, Deplar Farm blends into the natural landscape with its black timber cladding and living roof. Floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the property embrace the surrounding peaks and allow for an optimal perspective on the colorful skies dancing outside. When the time comes to relax those tired muscles, sit back in the outdoor Viking sauna or if prefer to stay indoors there is also an I-sopod floatation tank. Winter also provides front-row seats to view the ghostly Northern Lights.


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3Hotel Villa Honegg

Hotel Villa Honegg cosy winter hotels in europe

Where: Switzerland

Perched 1,000 metres above sea level, the magnificent Hotel Villa Honegg offers unrivalled tranquillity in the heart of Switzerland. The Art Nouveau-style villa on the Bürgenstock was built in 1905 and reopened in 2011 following a complete refurbishment that succeeded in preserving its historical charm. This cosy hotel boasts 23 stunning rooms, each with their own magnificent view of the surrounding mountains. ce fostering relaxation and a sense of well-being. 

One of the main attractions of this alpine hotel is the outdoor-heated pool, which comes with, what must be, one of the best mountain views on the planet. When the sun sets, you can see out the day with an after-dinner drink in the beautiful lounge area next to a crackling log fire.


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4El Lodge and Spa

El Lodge and Spa cosy winter hotels in europe

Where: Spain

Spain may not be everyone’s first thought for a cosy alpine getaway, but El Lodge and Spa competes with the very best Alpine resorts. The gorgeous getaway in Sierra Nevada is constructed with Finnish timber and with an interior cozily kitted out with vintage ski posters, antler chandeliers and animal prints by designer Andrew Martin,that creates a truly authentic alpine lodge feel.

20 spacious rooms and suites, all offer terraces and sweeping mountain view. Those looking for an adrenaline boost can take advantage of the slopes. Ski-in from the slopes to The Sun Deck, Sierra Nevada’s only ski-in/ski-out restaurant. Ideally located just a short drive away from the bustling city of Malaga, this cosy alpine hotel in Europe offers the ideal retreat to remove you from the hustle and bustle of modern life.  If you are looking to relax in the luxury spa or enjoy the open-air, heated pool in the Sierra Nevada. The outdoor area is complemented by a large sauna with natural light flooding in and a Finnish hot tub. Enjoy a sensation of total wellness, relaxing your body and mind while taking in the fresh mountain air.


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5Adler Mountain Lodge

Where: Italy

Adler Mountain Lodge is an alpine hotel to stay at any time of the year, but during winter magic comes to Adler Mountain Lodge. Breathe in the crisp mountain air by taking snowshoe walks through the gorgeous Sciliar-Catinaccio Nature Park. Adler Mountain Lodge offers the old mountain chalet cosiness with the luxury of a modern suite and panoramic windows with views of the Dolomite peaks. With 18 Junior Suites and the 12 Chalets, all created with South Tyrolean woods, inside & outside, blends into nature. When it’s time to relax, head to the spa for a sauna with magnificent views of the nearby Dolomites. For those looking for peace and tranquillity from their winter break, Adler Mountain Lodge is about as good as it gets.


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6 Miramonti Boutique Hotel

Where: Italy

Boasting a breathtaking view and surrounded by ancient woodlands, the Miramonti was built on porphyry. The heavenly Hotel Miramonti promises its guests a “kingdom of peace” — it certainly delivers that. This cosy alpine hotel sits 1,230 metres above sea level with spectacular views over the city of Merano. Five bold themes are interpreted across 44 charming rooms. All unique, yet united by a breathtaking view.

 Food lovers should undoubtedly stop at the fine dining Panorama Restaurant. Not only has chef de cuisine Massimo Geromel created a show-stopping menu, but the views at this alpine hotel are like something from a postcard. One of the other highlights is the infinity pool which hangs over the city of town of Merano with panoromic views, offering 32°C warming, healing salt water. 


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7Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

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Where: Finland

The Arctic TreeHouse Hotel is a marvel of Scandinavian design, created to bring guests as close to nature as possible. Arctic TreeHouse Hotel is located on the Arctic Circle, in the town of Rovaniemi. Offering a unique blend of luxury comfort in the heart of Arctic nature, local Lappish traditions and modern Scandinavian design. It all started with a childhood dream and a close relationship with nature. This luxury alpine hotel is not just an accommodation, it is an experience, where you are surrounded by the arctic nature throughout your stay.

The individual accommodation units on a steep natural hillside come with huge floor-to-ceiling windows that offer visitors the chance to look into the mystical forests. Staying at the Arctic Treehouse Hotel is one of a kind experience offering you the perfect opportunity to admire the Northern Lights and Midnight Sun from the comfort of your bed.

Morning in the forest inspired the interior design for the Arctic TreeHouse Suites. There are 7 suites that have a kitchenette, and they can be connected to the adjacent rooms to form a family suite. The 5 glass Arctic GlassHouses have two bedrooms and each cabin has its own fireplace, sauna and kitchenette. The luxurious ArcticScene Executive Suites are designed for ultimate relaxation and comfort luxury. The suites have a separate bedroom and living room, and a special wellness area for a spa-like atmosphere.


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8The Cambrian Hotel

The Cambrian Hotel cosy winter hotels in europe

Where: Switzerland

If you are after that once-in-a-lifetime experience of the Swiss Alps The Cambrian Hotel will not disappoint. Set in the pristine environment of the Swiss Alps, with breathtaking mountain vistas in all directions. The Cambrian is an ideal location for relaxation, exploration, and rejuvenation. The Adelboden-based alpine hotel not only boasts 360-degree views of the spectacular peaks but also offers excellent skiing opportunities.

 The Cambrian Hotel also offers an excellent award-winning spa which features heated indoor and outdoor pools. The outdoor pool will make your jaw drop the views over the snow-capped mountains from the outdoor heated pool are worth experiencing. One thing for sure is that, you’ll leave Adelboden revitalized, whether you’re there for the unrivalled skiing on the slopes of the Bernese Oberland or to fill your lungs with all that clean, snow-tinged air in the woods and cow-flecked meadows of the surrounding hillsides.


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9L’Alpaga Hotel 

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Where: Megève, France

Experience the intimate side of Megève at L’Alpaga, away from the traditional farming town’s centre. At the foot of the first winter sports resort in French history. A lonely hamlet can be found when roads change into pathways. 8 traditional Megève chalets stare out towards Mont Blanc. Along with newly renovated rooms, restaurants, and a spa.

The chalets pay homage to the past with style. The gable roof and timber cladding pay homage to the village’s agricultural background. The large apertures provide vistas of Mont Blanc, while the expansive living rooms nod to modernity. Along with the views of Mont Blanc and a Michelin-starred restaurant make Alpaga one of the finest alpine hotels on the planet. The winter getaway in the heart of the Alps boasts unrivalled access to 450km of slopes. But for those who prefer things a bit calmer, there is a relaxing spa, which includes an outdoor sauna that faces Mont Blanc, plus a plunge pool with massage jets.


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Whitepod hotel

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Where: Switzerland

Experience the Swiss Alps from the comfort of your very own pod in the Whitepod Eco-luxury hotel. This lavish hotel is located at an altitude of 1700 meters in Switzerland’s Canton of Valais, in the village of Les Cerniers. Whitepod sits at the foot of the Dents-du-Midi mountain range and has a collection of luxurious pods.

There are 15 geodesic pods at the hotel surrounding a traditional 19th-century wooden chalet- creating a small igloo village. The central chalet makes for the perfect place to socialize and grab a bite to eat after a day spent on the slopes. Whitepod is nestled far away from busy streets and popular tourist lodges to allow guests a private and relaxing experience in nature. Thanks to the positioning of the suites, they are isolated and even have their own private terrace overlooking the mountains. Each pod features amenities such as a floor-to-ceiling window, a bathroom, WIFI and air-conditioning. Some pods have their own sauna, and the family pod has a mezzanine sleeping level that can be accessed via a ladder. Read more about Whitepod here.


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11Hotel Hubertus

Where: Dolomites, Italy

Located in the picturesque mountains of South Tyrol, Italy sits Hotel Hubertus. This cosy alpine hotel in the Dolomites has a chic country atmosphere and allows guests to become one with themselves and the surrounding nature. Hotel Hubertus is family-run and began as a small mountain inn before transitioning to a modern luxury wellness escape. Hotel Hubertus is perfect escape to the day to day stress, breathe in the clear, fresh mountain air and enjoy the breathtaking view.

Home to the largest rooftop terrace in Olang, South Tyrol, hotel Hubertus is instantly recognisable thanks to its unique infinity sky pool overlooking the breathtaking Dolomites and the Vedrette di Ries Mountains. This 25-foot long pool is an architectural masterpiece and has a glass window in the floor that allows for new perspectives of South Tyrol. Read more here.


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12Forestis Dolomites

Forestis Dolomites

Where: Dolomites

FORESTIS is located in a densely wooded area, 1,800 m above sea-level, directly opposite the impressive massifs of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nestled in a mountain road 11 miles (eight kilometres) from Brixen FORESTIS offers a cosy alpine getaway.

Winter sees the landscape around FORESTIS covered with snow and ice. Sunny days alternate with periods of heavy snowfall. The suites  are minimal and bring nature into the room with large floor to ceiling widnows. The highlight is of course the pethouse, which spreads over 2 floors and a private rooftop pool.


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13Haus Hirt

Haus Hirt cosy winter hotels in europe

Where: Austria

Some of the cosiest alpine hotels are often the most simple and Haus Hirt has perfected that idea. The gorgeous Alpine hideaway has no need for fussiness thanks to its breath-taking location. Located at 1,000 meters above sea level, Bad Gastein is full of crisp mountain air and plenty of sunny days.

Haus Hirt is a homage to both modern and classic design – our interiors and cosy, relaxed atmosphere. With awe-inspiring views over the Gastein valley and the mountains beyond. Haus Hirt is one of Austria´s finest rural hideaways. This cosy alpine hotel in Europe gives you the opportunity to completely destress in the Aveda spa which boasts an indoor pool, sauna and steam bath. Ultimate luxury can be found in the hot thermal springs, which (some say) holds the magical properties of a fountain of youth.


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