Europe New French Alps ski resort opens for the season By Felicity Long / February 23, 2016 Share 1 The lobby at Terminal Neige – Totem in the French ski resort of Flaine. Photo Credit: Terminal Neige – Totem / L. Di Orio, C. Arnal & DR -- Maisons & Hotels Sibuet Group opened a new alpine hotel in the French ski resort of Flaine this year. The three-star Terminal Neige - Totem, which will stay open through April 10, is located at the summit of the Grand Massif ski area about an hour and a half from Geneva by car.The property features 96 guestrooms and a nearly 500-square-foot, three-bedroom Loft with a private terrace. Other hotel amenities include a Pure Altitude Spa, a bar and a restaurant, as well as an in-house ski shop. The hotel is named for Pablo Picasso’s Totem sculpture, called “La Tete de Femme,” which is on display near the property’s entrance. Rooms are priced from about $167 a night, double, including breakfast.