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Chamonix is right at the foot of Mont-Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe. It is a great place for relaxing in the alps or setting out on any number of adventure sports. The town is quite small and may leave you hard pressed with things to do if you are not one to get out and explore nature. If you enjoy hiking or sightseeing, you will find yourself with enough to keep busy for weeks.
The town lies in a line of villages nestled in the valley between the mountains. There is a train line connecting all the towns, so if you find yourself in trouble finding a Chamonix hostel, it's quite easy to get in and out from a neighboring town. There are more campsites than hostels, and many are very laid back and nearly the same as a hostel (electricity, wifi, toilets) with the exception of sleeping outside instead of in a bed.
It can get quite cold in Chamonix due to its location, so make sure you have a good sweater. Don't miss the town itself in your rush to explore the Alps, it is quite a pleasant town with a very Swiss feel. Live music and outdoor bars are quite common and not overly expensive. Look for a hostel in Chamonix close to the old town so you can spend as much time there as possible. If you are looking for nightlife you will find some bars open late, but not much in the way or clubs. You will find the odd group of mountaineers celebrating their recent ascent of Mont Blanc and will be happy to stay out and share a beer.
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"Very nice and comfortable, close to Chamonix center, excellent rates! - A good bed, hot showers and clean toilette at the floor, a rich breakfast, happy hour with discounted drinks, mega-screen in the bar-room, a nice staff, view on the Mont Blanc from the balcony, a few steps from Chamonix center -- all at a very convenient price. what more can you ask?!" … "Great - Nice place, bathrooms well cleaned, nice heating system in the rooms,...
Hostel-Chalet-Gite The Chamoniard Volant
"Small, cozy and cheap - Eric and his wife have been running this place for 30 years and it shows. They are very welcoming and there is a cozy charm to the place. The hostel is very sociable so it is an ideal place to meet people and get learn about the mountains. The wifi is a bit off in the rooms but in the reception its fine, which then gives people and excuse to go downstairs and mingle too. The kitchen is basic, but enough stoves for...
"Mountain Highs Chamonix is a little far from the centre of town but is definitely worth the walk out. With amazing views of the ranges and great facilities, it is a great choice! The Location It is about a twenty-minute walk from the main train station, which is located in the centre of town, but it is a shorter walk (about ten-minutes) to the Augille du Midi. Being further out of town means it is located in a neighbourhood area and...
"… take our towels out of the house. If you have to leave later we can store your luggage no extra charge Free Wifi Kitchen and BBQ are available to be used. Please note : There are 2 car parks directly in front of the Chalet. Please do not under any circumstances park elsewhere without talking to a member of staff. It is strictly prohibited to park without permission and you car may be towed. Cancellation Policy :...
"Satisfying - The place was very cosy and nice, gives you a feeling of being at home. The owner is very friendly." … "… to avoid any noise between Midnight and 7 am. External guests If you wish to welcome guests please inform us in advance. Damages Please inform us of any damaged item so that we can repair or exchange it. Willful or serious damages will be charged. Not allowed Cooking and eating in the room are...
Chalet Ski Station
"Chalet Ski Station is located right across the street from the Brevent ski lift. It is about a five-minute walk to the town centre and ten-minute walk back to the hostel. The walk back to the hostel from the city centre is pretty steep but there is a bus available until around 6:30. It is just over an hour from Geneva and the least expensive transfer service is alpybus. The atmosphere of the hostel could be best compared to going back to...
Les Ecrins de Soulane
"In Chamonix Mont Blanc, 7 LUXURY APARTMENTS RENTALS WITH SERVICES Facing Mont Blanc, in the heart of Chamonix, rent a luxurious apartment from 50m2 for two persons, to 160m2 in the prestigious Ecrins of Soulane. Exceptionals benefits: chimney, spa, sauna, terrace ... spend a dream holiday in the ski valley." … 73, avenue Ravanel Le Rouge
AWA Chamonix Chalet Hideaway
"… newest addition in the Chamonix Valley, located in the Quaint town of Argentiere, just 100 meters from the Les Grands Montets Ski Lift Station This Luxury Chalet has been built to a very high standard and is beautifully finished. It has 5 Bedrooms, for your perfect, relaxing getaway in Chamonix. Luxury accommodations include the following amenities. *Private indoor Swimming Pool *Private Hot Tub *Massage Room *Sauna *Fully...
"… PM you get to enjoy the open fire place. Additional services available at additional cost winter & summer (mid-December – mid April & Start of June to mid-September): Evening Dinner; Set menu starting at 7 PM (summer) 7:30 PM (winter) Adult €17 (summer) €22.50 (winter) 3 courses Child (< 12 yrs) €8.50 (summer) €10 (winter) 2 courses Packed Lunch @ €8.50 (Baguette sandwich, apple, crisps, cake, chocolate bar, drink) Additional...
AWA Ski In Ski Out Chalet Prarion
"… rooms and 1 bathroom) * Twin or double rooms The chalet is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens. Sit out on the sunny decking to enjoy the views of the Mont Blanc Massif and enjoy alfresco dining. This is the perfect get away for relaxation and enjoying the outdoors. Positioned right next to the blue piste, above the Prarion Gondola and ESF ski school, it offers a great location for mixed ability groups and families. Walk...
Arno Studio Apartment
"… comfortable double bed and has a large built in wardrobe and numerous drawers. The bathroom has unlimited hot water, consists of a very powerful overhead shower. Please note: Please note: Cancellation Policy: 1 day before arrival Please contact the property to arrange an arrival time! Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash Only! Breakfast is not included. Taxes are included. The only extra costs, which...
Chalet Les Frênes
"… spot. With an unbeatable south facing panorama, the balcony looks up at the Les Bossons and Taconnaz glaciers, the Aiguille du Midi and the entire Chamonix massif. Ski room entrance is on the ground floor. Ski room leads through a door into a corridor off which are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The bedrooms are roomy twins and 2 are south facing. The Ski room has stairs leading up to the first floor where we have 2 bedrooms, the...
AWA Chamonix Chalet Pele
"… which is now used as a cosy dining area which comfortably seats up to 10 people. Our lounge is a cosy space located in the old cellar with an arched, stone ceiling and if fitted with a flat screen TV with DVD player and satellite. All bedrooms are ensuite and can be doubles or twins, and the chalet also has a sauna where you can relax and unwind after a hard day challenging the formidable Mont Blanc. We look forward to giving you an...
The Guest House
"… can reserve a seat at the table and enjoy the wonderful tastes & delights of Helen's Kitchen. Cancellation Policy This policy defines how to handle cancellations If cancelled or modified up to 42 days before date of arrival, 30 percent of total price of the reservation will be charged. If cancelled or modified up to 16 days before date of arrival, 40 percent of total price of the reservation will be charged. If...
Bellevue Alpine Lodge
"… of 15 guests in 5 rooms. Guests can choose between B&B and half-board pension. The atmosphere is genuine, the food hearty and prices modest. Our rooms are clean and spacious and are found on the first and second floor of the lodge. We have twin, double and family suites 3-4 persons . Linen, towels and quality duvets are provided. All of the rooms have nice views of the surrounding mountains. All have balconies. Our guests enjoy the...
Chalet Haute Boheme B&B
"Nice experience! - Extremely comfortable place!" … "… and the garden. The rooms are cleaned and bath towels are changed at the end of your stay. Please inform us if you need new towels or bed linen in the meantime. It is not allowed to take our towels out of the house. If you have to leave later we can store your luggage no extra charge Wifi and Safety Deposit Boxes the Kitchen and BBQ are free to use. Please...
"The Refuge has 8 ensuite bedrooms in 2 adjoining buildings. Both refuges have a hot tub, sauna, cinema room, free WIFI, utility room and a great open plan living area opening onto a private garden to relax and unwind. With incredible views of Mont Blanc. The Refuges can be booked by the room or by the refuge. By booking into The Refuge, you will find your self in a great location to run, hike or bike the trails, meet like minded people and...
Chalet La Chapelle
"… subtle lighting and a log-burning fire. This grand dining living area has a balcony and offers fantastic views of Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles du Chamonix. The six bedrooms all have Egyptian cotton linen, towels and bathrobes and beautiful views of the Chamonix Valley. There is a large garden with hot tub to relax in and stunning views! Please note: Cancellation policy: 168h before arrival. In case of a late...
Villa Mont Blanc
"… of the commencement of arrival, full payment will be required to confirm the reservation. Final Payment The remaining balance of the total holiday price, including accommodation and additional services is due and payable by the Group Leader or Group 8 weeks prior to the date of arrival. Cancellation: The Owner requires written email cancellation of any bookings from the Group Leader. The cancellation policy is as follows: 50...
AWA Hotel Louvre
"… 24/12 to 15/04 and from 25/06 to 15/09) 7 30 - 12 30 then 13 30 - 23 00 Low season (from 16/04 to 24/06) and from 16/09 to 23/12 7 45 - 12 00 then 14 00 - 20 00 A very simple procedure for late arrivals is sent to the client at their request (for security reasons, a maximum of 48 hours before arrival) Your credit card data is not transfered in full to the hotel you have booked. The hotel MAY however email you directly and request...
AWA Chamonix Chalet Whymper
"… luxury at an affordable price. Breakfast is included in the price, along with free WIFI and all the modern luxuries you could ask for. With it's large balcony offering you breathtaking views of Mont Blanc during the day and it's cosy fire place keeping you warm and snug during the night, it is the perfect place for those wanting to enjoy the magic of the Chamonix in style without going over budget. We have a choice of single, 2...
"… for 2-5 people – in this way, families can easily be accommodated. We offer our guests the use of an indoor heated swimming pool, a Finnish sauna, a TV room, a free internet service, a Games Room for children, and bar with a large chimney for relaxation in front of the fire. The hotel’s restaurant offers traditional and authentic cuisine, including many local specialities, in a warm environment. Start your day with a...
"… dishwasher, MW+grill oven, induction hob ; Full appliances coffee machine, raclette, fondue, toaster, etc. ; Wide LCD TV with DVB-T DivX + MP3 player integrated through USB + DVD Blu-ray; Bedroom 8m2 + wardrobe unit; Bathroom with spacious shower + all seasons heated towel rail; Washing machine dryer; Comfortable convertible sofa bed; Fifth-sleeper on air bed available; Large hanging locker, numerous storage compartments; Deckchairs...
Hotel du Bois
"… and mountain view. Some rooms can accommodate up to 4 people. Enjoy a calm and relaxing environment 5km from the famous ski-resort town of Chamonix, close to Italy and Switzerland. Savour some traditional French cuisine in our restaurant 'Le Caprice' or enjoy a drink in the Bar. After a long day guests can relax in the sauna or simply dive into an indoor heated swimming pool! Please Note: September-October 2010 Our...
Chamonix Travel Tips & Suggestions
Alpybus is the number one transporter for those with a limited budget. 23.50 euros for a ticket is pretty good in comparison to the other companies out there.
There is lots of off-piste from the Brevent and Flegere lifts, great powder to be had. Getting there, use Chamexpress.
Do not use Alpybus. They will stand you up and you will miss your flight!
If you are a good skier and love offpiste, then Chamonix and Verbier are one of the best places in Europe. No argument about it.
Chamonix is off piste-skiing. If you want the piste go elsewhere. There aren't really any pistes. It's about ski touring with easy access, it's about mountaineering type stuff. And don't come if you're not fit on crevasse and avalanche rescue, the weather, or want to learn that. Unless you want to skip the skiing and get into the nightlife -- fine!
If it is on-piste boarding/skiing you are after, Chamonix may not be the place for you. I am halfway through a season here and am just beginning to discover that it is all about the off-piste. That is the big deal with Chamonix.
Went there in January 05 and had a good time. It was a little thin on the snow, but that would be expected at this time of the year. We had a good first day and second day because there were freshies. It has steep and rugged terrain and I am looking forward to going next year, but probably in feb or march. Excellent new years with people in the square, fire, fireworks, and drunks pushing each other in shopping carts. Not a police officer in site, they would have had the cops in force if this was in America.
After two seasons of Chamonix I can never imagine being bored by its varied and steep terrain. After a week in Tignes I felt like I had covered almost every inch of the mountain even though it is obviously more interconnected.
It is spread out but that's because it's not a purpose built resort, it's an old town with an atmosphere you wouldn't find in any other. Oh, and the off piste is amazing...
I'm half way through my first season in Cham and it's a great place to in terms of snow and apres ski... it's got the best places to eat at 2 am - Midnight Express and Poco Loco!!
I have no idea what this person is talking about. Maybe they were in a different resort. Chamonix is the only place to go, when it comes steep extreem of peist boarding, it also hosts a huge range of awesome slopes for all abilities. With its rad of piest and laid back atmosphere it's the only place to be...
Everything in Chamonix, is truely remote from any skiing. I wouldn't go back, mostly because Chamonix as a ski area is over-rated. It's lots of small ski areas spread out. Lifts are slow, crowded, and you have to take a lift up above the tree line before you can take another lift to begin skiing. Go to Tignes instead...
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