10 Cozy Winter Hotels (PHOTOS)

12/07/2012 07:17 am ET | Updated Feb 06, 2013

Storms may be raging across the northern hemisphere, but take refuge in one of these warm and welcoming winter dwellings and find good reason to celebrate the coming cold.

With romantic snow-painted landscapes, roaring blazes in the fireplace and an abundance of traditional holiday cheer, these 10 top-rated European hotels, compiled by the hotel search site are guaranteed to delight the senses and banish winter blues.

Cozy Winter Hotels in Europe