Yes, it is that time of year again, time for a few mountain highs. Cool isn't just about the temperature it is about hotel design too. So here's our 2013 choice of top ten boutique hotels with cutting edge design as sharp as your skis-sides, and style so cool its freezing. Let the Snow show begin.www.designhotels.com
In Verbier, Hotel Nevaï has become synonymous with luxury and alpine-chic. It is perfectly situated within walking distance of ski lifts, shopping areas, excellent restaurants and world famous après-ski and nightlife.
One of the joys of staying at Nira Alpina in Silvaplana, Switzerland, a glass-and-timber-built mountain sanctuary just 5km away from the popular resort town of St. Moritz, is being able to ski right up to the entrance.