Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin, Tignes

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4.5 out of 5 based on 8 reviews
We had a fantastic week and very much enjoyed our stay in Chalet hotel L'Ecrin. All the staff were very friendly and seemed happy. There was a good mix of people staying there, from older couples to families with kids and young people who have the bar etc – everyone seemed to be having a good time. My room was... + more
Roddy Campbell, Edinburgh
5 out of 5
We had a great time, this is a really good chalet and I don’t really have any downsides. The rooms were a good standard and good quality – we had an adjoining double for us and our kids and it was fantastic, with a nice balcony. The bedrooms and bathrooms were kept nice and clean and the housekeeping was very... + more
Mr. Bonthrone
5 out of 5
Excellent! I don’t think there’s anything I could fault, it met all of our expectations. The kids were looked after well, the staff were good and the food was great. Bedrooms are a little small but that didn’t bother us. We used the pool all the time. Location was a bit of a bind at first when it came to rea... + more
Ashley
5 out of 5
5 star! It’s brilliant and I like everything about it, I stayed here last year through SNO as well, and recommend this place all the time. For anyone who skis it’s the place to go. You couldn’t knock the staff one little bit, especially the manager and catering manager. Everything is very clean – some peopl... + more
David
5 out of 5
Really, really good! The food was excellent; we had half board with breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3 course dinner. The location is perfect, it took us a five minute walk to get to the lifts and the town as well. Facilities were really good. I would definitely recommend staying here! + more
Fiona B., London
4 out of 5
The chalet hotel is really nice. I hadn’t done the sort of holiday before where everything’s so sociable – they sat you in different places for dinner each evening to mix people up and get everyone talking. Actually quite a few people mentioned that it was so noisy in the dining hall that it got to the point... + more
Rebecca Thomas, Derby
4 out of 5
My room was lovely, with the beds made every day. The spa and pool were very nice and the staff were friendly. In terms of the location, I didn’t find it a problem having to walk / get the bus to the slopes. I’d give it a 4 or 5 out of 5 if I hadn’t lost the last 2 days out there to food poisoning. + more
Anon, Bristol
3 out of 5
I visited the chalet hotel in Dec and had a great time. The pool facilities were especially great with a large heated pool, water fountains and hot tubs! The food was really great and we always had a choice (including wines). The staff were also excellent and always did their best to help (my friend was gluten ... + more
Calvin
5 out of 5
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Package - what's included - what's included & available - what's included plus available extras - what's included & what extras are available

Accommodation
Catered Chalet
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin

The high snow-sure resort of Tignes, part of the 300km of pistes in the Espace Killy ski area is perfect for all levels of snow sports enthusiasts. Chalet hotel L'Ecrin is situated on the outskirts of Val Claret village and only a ten minute walk (or one minute bus ride) to the 5 main lifts at Val Claret.


Overview - chalet description - Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin description

This season, we welcome Chalet hotel L'Ecrin to the ski portfolio. The 56-room Chalet hotel is located in Tignes Val Claret, the village above Tignes Le Lac.

Savoie style and charm

The Chalet hotel is built from timber in the traditional Savoie style and oozes charm and luxury inside and out. The interiors are cosy and comfortable with local wood panelling and a large lounge at the heart of the Chalet with inviting sofas around an open fireplace.

The restaurant is a perfect setting for skiers to re-group after a day on the slopes with small and large group tables available creating a lively, fun atmosphere.

Twins, doubles, interconnecting and family bedrooms are available all with balconies overlooking the slopes, flat screen TVs and free WiFi access in the rooms.


Families - any extra notes for parents with children

Chalet hotel L'Ecrin is a popular hotel for families with the ski slopes 100m away. Childcare at the hotel is available for children from age 12 months to 12 years and is pre-bookable prior to departure. The hotel crèche is colourful, fun and fully equipped with all the latest toys and books, cots, potties, bottle sterilisers and fridge. There is also a parents kitchen facility for any late night feeds and a free Evening Listening Service which runs from 7.30pm to 11pm allowing parents to relax over dinner whilst the children enjoy quiet time supervised by our nannies with a dvd and a story.


Facilities - Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin features

Each guest room has a flat screen TV, free WiFi access, hairdryer, safe deposit box, telephone and mini-fridge.

After a hard day on the slopes, guests can visit the beautiful spa, with four therapy rooms and a range of treatments on offer from massages to manicures. The impressive swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish bath enable weary skiers to relax and re-energise in a beautiful surrounding.


Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Warm, cosy guest rooms with embroidered fabrics and carved wood furnishings welcome you. An option of twins, doubles, interconnecting and family bedrooms are available all with balconies overlooking the slopes. Each guest room has a flat screen TV, free WiFi access, hairdryer, safe deposit box, telephone and mini-fridge.


Meals - food and drink in Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin

The traditional Savoie style flows through to the restaurant with small and large group tables available and a lively, fun atmosphere. Guest will also be able to dine in groups of two, three or four as they wish. Inside the hotel, you’ll find a warm welcome from our friendly staff . They’ll serve you a full English or continental breakfast to set you up for the day, followed by an afternoon tea in the dining room overlooking the mountains and lake, ensuring there’s plenty of home-made cakes, soup, juices and assorted teas to go round. Afterwards, put your feet up in the bar or lounge, or sit on the balcony and soak up some afternoon sunshine. Evening dinner will be 3 courses with wine, the perfect time to reflect on your day on the slopes and unwind. A children's high tea is available 7 days a week for children 12 years and under. One evening a week dinner is not served in the Chalet hotel allowing you the opportunity to dine out at one of the excellent local restaurants.

We update Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - chalet dates & departure airports - Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin dates & departure airports

Price per person with: Prices shown are per person based on: Prices shown are per person based on: The prices shown here are per person and based on the following criteria:
Sun 10 Dec 201710/12/17
£789£699
Sun 17 Dec 201717/12/17
£1074£829
Sun 24 Dec 201724/12/17
£1504£1349
Sun 31 Dec 201731/12/17
£1704£1499
Sun 07 Jan 201807/01/18
£1074£879
Sun 14 Jan 201814/01/18
£1074£929
Sun 21 Jan 201821/01/18
£1184£979
Sun 28 Jan 201828/01/18
£1234£999
Sun 04 Feb 201804/02/18
£1284£1129
Sun 11 Feb 201811/02/18
£2094
Sun 18 Feb 201818/02/18
£1674£1449
Sun 25 Feb 201825/02/18
£1234£1149
Sun 04 Mar 201804/03/18
£1234£1184
Sun 11 Mar 201811/03/18
£1154£1069
Sun 18 Mar 201818/03/18
£1154£1069
Sun 25 Mar 201825/03/18
£1429
Sun 01 Apr 201801/04/18
£1614
Sun 08 Apr 201808/04/18
£1514£1479
Sun 15 Apr 201815/04/18
£829
This package holiday to Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin in Tignes, France departs Sunday 31st December 2017, for a 7 night stay on a "catered chalet" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.
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Resort - about Tignes - about holidays in Tignes - about ski holidays in Tignes - about ski holidays in Tignes France

Espace Killy ski area Fantastic après ski High altitude skiing

Tignes is somewhere you can ski longer, higher and further than most other resorts in the Alps. Owing its snow-reliability to the Grande Motte glacier, the local ski area is joined with Val d’Isere’s to form the mammoth Espace Killy - intermediates will have a whale of a time here. Choose between 5 different villages, whether your priority is convenience, cosiness or cheap accommodation. Tignes also has one of the most famous New Year parties in the Alps.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Glacier skiing Non-skiers Groups Off-piste High altitude skiing

Tignes webcam

Snow Report: Top 60cm, Bottom 30cm

Snow Forecast: 6cm expected this week

Snow History: November average depth 29.67cm

Tignes trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Chambéry (CMF)138km, 1h50
Geneva (GVA)165km, 2h
Grenoble (GNB)200km, 2h45
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1936

Tignes lift pass price last reported as €197.50 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin.
Night skiing: Yes, every Thursday
Tignes has NSEW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing October - May.

Town altitude: 2,100m
Top of slopes: 3456m
Bottom of piste: 1550m
Vertical drop: 1,900m
Total length of trails:150km
Longest piste:15km
Tignes ski resort (pronounce it 'Teens') is one half of the stunning Espace Killy, one of the biggest linked ski areas in France. Because of its high-altitude terrain and access to the Grande Motte glacier, the resort is open both earlier and later in the season than many others and often the lifts are running for short periods of summer skiing. Predominantly purpose built, the resort itself is divided into 5 villages, each different in its own way but all well linked by lifts and bus services. The main area...
With varied pistes at a high altitude, the ski area has impressive powdered terrain for skiers and boarders alike. Beginners can practice on the nursery slopes at Le Lac and Le Lavachet, where you'll find gentle, quiet runs that are accessible via free beginners' lifts. Le Bollin at Val Claret is another conveniently situated green and Grattalu is a lovely wide blue for those wanting to build confidence. Tignes is incredible if you ski at an intermediate level, with miles of powdery blue and red runs includi...
While it's said that those who appreciate Tignes do so for the serious skiing over the après ski, this doesn't do justice to the fact that Tignes' 60+ bars/pubs and 4 night clubs provide some of the best nightlife in the Alps. All villages have their fair share of places to eat and drink, and with a shuttle bus service running 24 hours, you can enjoy your evening without worrying about the journey back. Jam bar is small but with a great atmosphere and Loop bar pretty much offers it all: with live sport, world c...

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"Good all round"

Roddy Campbell, Edinburgh
5/ out of 5
We had a fantastic week and very much enjoyed our stay in Chalet hotel L'Ecrin. All the staff were very friendly and seemed happy. There was a good mix of people staying there, from older couples to families with kids and young people who have the bar etc – everyone seemed to be having a good time. My room was perfect and the food was great, with nice variety (it was a little bit of a mix, some French things and a little bit of British). There was always more than enough and they’d bring you more from the kitchen if you asked for it.

"There wasn’t anything to fault"

Mr. Bonthrone
5/ out of 5
We had a great time, this is a really good chalet and I don’t really have any downsides. The rooms were a good standard and good quality – we had an adjoining double for us and our kids and it was fantastic, with a nice balcony. The bedrooms and bathrooms were kept nice and clean and the housekeeping was very attentive. Food was second to none, couldn’t fault it! The choices of meals were great, there wasn’t a meal we didn’t like the sound of. The younger kid’s meals looked nice too. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. The position of the chalet hotel is good as we could come out of the boot room straight onto the access road that brings you to the slopes. Directly opposite, 40 metres away, is where the shuttle bus pick up point is, and the drop off point was opposite that. You’re on the slopes within 5 minutes. All in all, a great week!

"Excellent for our family"

Ashley
5/ out of 5
Excellent! I don’t think there’s anything I could fault, it met all of our expectations. The kids were looked after well, the staff were good and the food was great. Bedrooms are a little small but that didn’t bother us. We used the pool all the time. Location was a bit of a bind at first when it came to reaching the slopes, but we soon found our way around – the walk takes about ten minutes.

"Second stay @ L'Ecrin!"

David
5/ out of 5
5 star! It’s brilliant and I like everything about it, I stayed here last year through SNO as well, and recommend this place all the time. For anyone who skis it’s the place to go. You couldn’t knock the staff one little bit, especially the manager and catering manager. Everything is very clean – some people say it’s getting a bit worn but it’s fine. The food they serve is really good, not stingy at all, and if you want anything in particular they just deal with it to accommodate you. When we first stayed here we were warned about it being away from the lift. However there’s a brilliant tow across the car park which makes it virtually ski in, ski out.

"Really good!!"

Fiona B., London
4/ out of 5
Really, really good! The food was excellent; we had half board with breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3 course dinner. The location is perfect, it took us a five minute walk to get to the lifts and the town as well. Facilities were really good. I would definitely recommend staying here!

"Really good chalet hotel, very sociable"

Rebecca Thomas, Derby
4/ out of 5
The chalet hotel is really nice. I hadn’t done the sort of holiday before where everything’s so sociable – they sat you in different places for dinner each evening to mix people up and get everyone talking. Actually quite a few people mentioned that it was so noisy in the dining hall that it got to the point where you could barely hear what anyone was saying… The food was really good with a decent amount of choice – by dessert I was always full! I thought the afternoon tea was really good, we had cakes, biscuits, salmon on crackers, sandwiches... There was probably too much of it as it didn’t all get eaten most days, which isn’t a complaint as such, but it would have been a shame if it was going to waste. On the night out, the hotel booked us into a restaurant somewhere quite high up in the town. It ended up snowing so what we did instead was book into a restaurant connected to the chalet hotel (possibly called Chalet Bouvier?) where some of the other guests were eating. The chef had previously worked in a Michelin starred restaurant and the food was amazing. It was also the easiest restaurant to get to by far, so I’m glad we ate here instead and would recommend that others do too! Our twin room was a good size, no problems with it at all. I liked having a gym and a pool – there were a few issues with the Jacuzzi not working which my dad was disappointed about but I prefer the sauna anyway! The location is probably the best you can get without being able to ski to the door and the local buses were really regular.

"Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin March 15"

Anon, Bristol
3/ out of 5
My room was lovely, with the beds made every day. The spa and pool were very nice and the staff were friendly. In terms of the location, I didn’t find it a problem having to walk / get the bus to the slopes. I’d give it a 4 or 5 out of 5 if I hadn’t lost the last 2 days out there to food poisoning.

"A wonderful chalet in a great location in Tignes"

Calvin
5/ out of 5
I visited the chalet hotel in Dec and had a great time. The pool facilities were especially great with a large heated pool, water fountains and hot tubs! The food was really great and we always had a choice (including wines). The staff were also excellent and always did their best to help (my friend was gluten free and forgot to let them know before hand, but they put together last minute special meals for her for all 3 courses!). The location is also great, very close to the slopes. The feel of the chalet hotel was very homely. Would certainly go back.
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