In summer, Shahdag Hotel is the only one of a trio of dazzling hotels to open at the upper ski village. You can also try the more-functional Zirve at the lower ski-lift area or bungalows and decent cabins at Park Qusar, 10km east near Əniq: great views. If you're on a budget for for cultural immersion, stay at a homestay in little Laza or find a motel in Qusar.