HIP Hotels Ski

He’s had us staying in some of the world’s hippest city hotels – now Herbert Ypma shows us how to ski in style

These Hip Hotels are all about winter action and sharp
style. With ever more people catching on to the thrill
and spectacle of the mountains, the choice of ski hotels
has becoming mind-boggling — and overwhelmingly
mediocre. Now Herbert Ypma proves at last that there
are alternatives to the tired formulae of the typical resort
hotel, whatever your taste or destination. An authentic
ranch on the Colorado high prairie or a Renaissance castle
in the southern Tirol; a 400-year-old Austrian farmhouse
or hard-edge snowboarder style — the possibilities are

The recently renovated Hotel les Dromonts in the
French Alps is a wonder of 19605 organic style in a
building shaped like a fir cone. Or behold the mighty
jagged peaks of Italy’s Dolomite mountains from your
balcony at Hotel Ancora in Cortina d’Ampezzo, one
of the world's original ski resorts. PlumpJack in Squaw
Valley, California, is a funky fantasy of burnished metal
and heraldic style: an unlikely eclectic success. Or maybe
you prefer the romantic haven of Sundance, Robert
Redford’s unspoilt retreat, where you can cosy up in
your own mountain cottage after a day of Utah’s

legendary powder.

Hip Hotels: Ski adds a whole new dimension to the

annual adventure in the snow.

With 511 illustrations, 379 in colour

Book Details
  • Publisher Thames & Hudson
  • Pages 256
  • Year
  • Isbn 0-500-28375-3
  • Language English