NB: This is a "family" chalet, so all bookings must include at least one child or teenager.
It's not difficult to understand the Crystal's popularity when you consider all that it offers in this highly sought after resort. This comfortable hotel has it all: in-house childcare, a fun-filled adventure play zone for children, easy access to the slopes, and family rooms and suites. And above all, our commitment to giving you the best ski holiday ever.
It's hard to beat this location, being above the main resort centre yet situated right on the slopes of Courchevel 1850. The resort centre is an easy ski away and we offer our free complimentary minibus shuttle on our staff night off, from 5pm-10.30pm. There is also a resort ski shuttle every hour until 7.15pm.
What more can be said? You walk out of the hotel boot room directly onto the slopes of the Pralong and after one short button lift, can ski down the Bellecôte piste immediately to the heart of 1850. Here, at La Croisette, the ski schools meet adult guests joining ski or board lessons whilst others may head west to the Méribel valley, or continue down tree-lined runs to Le Praz. Aternatively you can ski across to the Altiport button and across to the Biollay chairlift. At the end of the ski day you can return directly to the ski room door.
For quicker access to the top of Courchevel the Pralong chairlift from practically outside the hotel takes you across to the Verdons blue run to the Vizelle gondola or the Saulire cable car.
The communal areas here are spacious and welcoming, and parents might wish to make the most of the sauna and relaxation area. The dining room and outside sun-terrace overlook the pistes and provide an ideal viewing spot for watching the early skiers or those on the last run home.
The suites and bedrooms are simply furnished, yet light and airy, with the variety sizes suiting most family combinations.
Our Adventure Play Structure is a unique feature here, designed to be enjoyed by children aged 4-12 with its multi-level play zones, which include games, structures to climb upon and a slide. For younger children, an enclosed, separate play area contains a smaller slide, see-saw rocker and other soft play materials in a safe environment
We have led the childcare concept for UK families on skiing holidays for the last 35 years and our programme is constantly reviewed and refined, with previous guest feedback always the key element in further enhancing the experience.
For parents, Classic Childcare means being able to leave your accommodation after breakfast to head for the first lifts, only needing to return after the last one shuts. We look after your children completely throughout the ski day if you wish.
While the babies and toddlers go to our Nursery, staff take the older ones to our partner ski-school, collect them, give them lunch, run activities to keep them happy and stimulated and then take them back to their chalets for their high tea, giving you our super-convenient ‘Seamless Service’ throughout the day.
Superb piste-side location
Ski back to the front door and to the closest ski lift, the Pralong, 200m.
Dedicated in-house Nursery and Snow Club Room
Adventure Soft Play Zone
Continental buffet breakfast for 7 days with hot options produced for 6 days
Afternoon tea with cake and savoury treat for 6 days
3 course dinner including canapés with a prosecco apéritif, a choice of complimentary quality wines and tea/coffee for 6 days. Children's high tea served from 5.15pm
Family Dining option for children aged 8 and above
FREE minibus shuttle to and from the resort centre on staff night off
The free resort ski-bus stops by the hotel and runs hourly till 7.30pm
Spacious dining-room overlooking the piste
Lounge/ bar with large feature fireplace and free Wifi
Lifts to all floors
A wide range of en suite family rooms and suites.
FREE Baby-Listening-Child-Patrol Service from 7.30-10.30pm daily
Adventure Soft Play Zone.
Relaxation area with 2 x sauna, & massage room (extra charge).
Entrance, reception, dining-room, lounge, bar, Nursery, Snow Club, wcs, ski and boot-room with external access, ski hire shop, parents station
Room 114, Sleeps 3, Triple (twin/double bed with child sofa-bed in lounge area) with bath/wc
Rooms 120 & 122, Sleep 2-3, Twin/double room with child sofa-bed (bath/wc) each
Suite 123, Sleeps 4-6, Two twin/double rooms (one with balcony), both with child sofa-bed (bath/wc) sharing small entrance hallway.
Rooms 116/118 & 119/121, Sleep 4-6, Two interconnecting triple rooms each with twin/double bed and child sofa-bed (bath/wc)
Suite 201, Sleeps 4, Twin/double room (bath/wc) and balcony interconnecting to lounge with 2 single sofa-beds
Suite 209, Sleeps 4, Twin room (bath/wc) interconnecting to lounge with 2 single sofa-beds
Room 214, Sleeps 3, Triple (twin/double bed with child sofa-bed in lounge area) with bath/wc
Rooms 202, 207, 210, 212 & 222, Sleep 2-3, Twin room with child sofa-bed (bath/wc)
Rooms 205, 208 & 220, Sleep 2-3, Twin/double room with child sofa-bed (bath/wc)
Rooms 204 & 206, 219 & 221, Sleep 4-6, Two interconnecting triple rooms, one twin and one with twin/double,both with child sofa-bed (bath/wc)
Rooms 216 & 218, Sleep 4-6, Two interconnecting triple rooms each with twin beds and child sofa-bed (bath/wc)
Suite 223, Sleeps 4-6, Two separate twin/double rooms(one with balcony), both with child sofa-bed (bath/wc) sharing small entrance hallway
Suite 301, Sleeps 4, Twin room (bath/wc) and balcony interconnecting to lounge with 2 single sofa-beds
Suite 309, Sleeps 4, Twin room (bath/wc) interconnecting to lounge with 2 single sofa-beds
Room 314, Sleeps 3, Triple (twin/double bed with child sofa-bed in lounge area) with bath/wc
Rooms 302, 305, 307, 308, 310, 312, 320 & 322, Sleeps 2-3, (each) Twin/double room with child sofa-bed (bath/wc)
Rooms 304 & 306, Sleep 4-6, Two interconnecting triple rooms, one twin and one with twin/double both with child sofa-bed (bath/wc)
Rooms 316 & 318, 319 & 321, Sleep 4-6, (each)Two interconnecting triple rooms each with twin/double bed and child sofa-bed (bath/wc)
Suite 323, Sleeps 4-6, Two separate twin/double rooms(one with balcony), both with child sofa-bed (bath/wc) sharing small entrance hallway.
Balcony £3. Unless indicated above the bedrooms are not interconnecting. Even-numbered rooms and suites have a balcony, are west-facing and overlook the pistes. Odd-numbered rooms and suites overlook the valley and forest.
We set high standards for our cuisine, training our staff extensively before the season starts to ensure that you will enjoy every meal.
One of the joys of choosing to take a catered Chalet Hotel ski holiday is that you’re not doing the cooking. Our staff prepare and serve breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3 course evening meal including wine and coffee, on six days a week in our chalets and Chalet Hotels on our staff day off, a continental breakfast will be provided for you.
The staff night off gives you a chance to sample some of the delicious local restaurants an ensure that you don’t leave the Alps without your fill of Weiner Schnitzel or Fondue! Our Baby Listening Service ensures that you can enjoy your meal out without worry.
Let us take care of the cooking and with the Baby Listening Service, all the family can sit back, relax and focus on the skiing!
In all our properties breakfast is served buffet-style with a selection of cold options including a choice of cereals or porridge, cold meats, cheese and preserves, bread (and croissants in France), fruit juices, tea and coffee and a cooked breakfast of bacon, sausage, eggs and beans.
On the staff day off, it is served as a buffet in our Chalet Hotels.
Our Chalet Hotel teams can also prepare a packed lunch for you on request, at a small local charge.
Every day, apart from our staff day off, a home-baked cake and tea and coffee making facilities are laid out for you to help yourself when you return from the slopes.
In all our Chalet Hotels, we also prepare a savoury treat to accompany the sweet ones.
High Tea at 5:30pm is served as a 2 course evening meal to all children up to 7 years old (and to 8-10 year olds if preferred). Parents are asked to accompany their children under 3, whilst 3-10 year olds are supervised by our childcare team.
Adult dinner at 7:30pm begins with a prosecco apéritif with canapés, followed by a choice of appetiser, main course and either dessert or local cheese, accompanied by a choice of red, white and rose wine, and culminating with tea or coffee.
Adults (and any children aged 8 and over joining the adults) are asked to choose their starter and main course at breakfast time, and there's always a vegetarian daily option too. Please note that children will be eating the adult menu choices if they choose to eat at 7.30pm.
On the staff night off you and your family have the opportunity to eat out in one of the local restaurants. Our staff will be happy to help with recommendations and bookings if you wish. If you would prefer, you can always order in a takeaway pizza, and have a relaxing evening in.
High Tea provides children under 11 with a healthy menu, but tailored more towards children’s tastes than our main adult dinner, and puréed food is also always available for infants on request. Parents are asked to accompany their children under 36 months at High Tea please, whilst children from 3-10 years will be supervised by staff.
Vegetarian options are always available in our Chalet Hotels. Other special diets can generally be catered for at a cost of £35 per person per week. Any dietary requirements must be advised to us at the time of booking in order for us to be fully prepared.
All our Chalet Hotels offer traditional fare for Christmas dinner, with roast turkey and all the trimmings, Christmas pudding, mince pies, crackers, party hats and of course a pre-dinner glass of Champagne plus a lively, fun atmosphere for all the family.
This is the one meal that all families share together regardless of children’s ages, so in some properties the dining tables can be quite crowded, but this adds to the festive ambience of all celebrating together!
A special festive menu followed by Champagne is also served on New Year’s Eve, but this is for adults only (and those aged 11 and over of course), unless you are staying in a Family Dining chalet.
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•5 star luxury resort •Vast 3 Valleys •Traditional chocolate box villages & chalets •Lots of ski in/ski out
Attractive, traditional and oozing style, Courchevel ticks all the boxes for a first class ski holiday. With masses of amenities and a quality area that’s well linked within the rest of the Three Valleys - not to mention an infectiously glam atmosphere - it’s no wonder Courchevel’s one of the most popular ski resorts in the world.
Great for •Families •Groups •Luxury skiing •Foodies
Snow Report: Top 135cm, Bottom 110cm
Snow Forecast: 0cm expected this week
Snow History: January average depth 79.33cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
|Chambéry (CMF)||110 km, 1h20|
|Grenoble (GNB)||190 km, 2h10|
|Geneva (GVA)||140 km, 2h15|
Courchevel lift pass price last reported as €218 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Hotel Crystal 2000.
Night skiing: Yes, every Wednesday
Courchevel has N facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December – April.
|Top of slopes:||2738m|
|Bottom of piste:||1100m|
|Total length of trails:||150km|