If you can’t afford to take a week off work, don’t kiss the ski slopes goodbye, you can still fit in almost two whole days of skiing if you stay at one of our Guru recommended best ski weekend hotels. All of our recommended resorts and hotels are within a 90 minute journey from they airport - and then it’s a very small commute to the slopes.
Chamonix is a prime resort for weekend skiing. Just 88km from Geneva, it’s incredibly easy to reach and well served by buses and trains. And there is a huge range of accommodation from budget apartments to luxurious hideaways, so this is where you’ll find our best ski weekend hotels for every budget.
If it's glamour you want from your weekend by the piste then Megéve is your resort! Renowned for smart restaurants and a chic clientele, plus a very pretty village to boot, Megéve is under an hour from Geneva airport.
Our best weekend ski hotels in Megéve are all luxurious, but each has something different to offer.
Verbier may not be as close to Geneva as Chamonix and Megéve, but it is still easily accessible for a ski weekend. Especially if you like to party after a day on the piste.
If our selection of the best hotels for ski weekends doesn't have your ideal property, then have a look at our choice of the best hotels in snow sure resorts. Please note that most hotels only accept shorter stays outside the peak dates including Christmas, New Year, Feb Half Term and Easter.
Les Praz de Chamonix
Simple modern bedrooms and family suites plus six self catering apartments just 100m from the Flegere cable car. Michelin recommended restaurant offering contemporary and classic french cuisine. A great choice for families.
Chamonix (Le Lavancher)
Traditionnally decorated with wood galore yet all modern comforts plus extras including swimming pool, sauna and hammam. Great views both up to Argentiere and down to Chamonix and ideally situated for skiers being midway between the two. Well respected "Le Rosebud" restaurant.
The ultimate hotel for mountain mad foodies! Two Michelin starred dining, along with both contemporary and classic style accommodation in the centre of Chamonix. In addition top notch spa facilities to ease those aching muscles after a day on the slopes.
Unpretentious traditional hotel in a hillside position overlooking Chamonix with outstanding views from each of the 10 bedrooms over Mont Blanc. Michelin starred dining specialising in organic produce from the garden. Only 300m from the Brevent-Flegere pistes.
Beautifully presented 22 bedroom hotel in "modern rustic" style: an effective blend of wood with contemporary stylish materials. Restaurant serving "bistronomic" cuisine and great spa facilities.
A member of the Sibuet family group of hotels, where the traditional hotel has been given a modern and sophisticated make over whilst retaining all that is good about alpine style. Beeflodge Restaurant specialising in top notch meat. Not to be bettered central location.
Another member of the Sibuet stable: a collection of chalets and farmhouses that has been lovingly restored to create a luxurious rustic idyll. Nothing has been forgotten from gourmet food, a dedicated space for the younger generation to "Pure Altitude" spa.
A cosy hotel on the Place Centrale that offers great value for money. Twee tartan bed heads, wood panelled walls and crisp white linen. A light and airy breakfast room and terrace with impressive views. A relaxed and comfortable choice ideal for families.
Cutting edge, boutique hotel. Standard rooms boast complimentary ipods and docks whilst the penthouse suites offer fireplaces, terraces and private jacuzzis. An uber chic bar and restaurant for evening entertainment and an indulgent spa. A chic choice.
Family friendly hotel in unbeatable location by Médran lift station. Plain, but comfortable, modern pine clad bedrooms. Delicious breakfasts, teas, and canapes. A great choice for families - complimentary children's supper and babysitting.
Elegant hotel ideally placed a stone's throw from the main lifts. Spacious south facing rooms have stunning views of the Grand Combin and Mont Blanc Alps. Cosy yet contemporary wood panelled rooms. A charming bar and tea room. The perfect combination of laid-back luxury.