Chalet Jean France, Avoriaz

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4.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
My husband and I had a lovely time here; it’s a really nice facility with a great location, really easy to get to as you can ski in and ski out and it’s an easy stroll into the village. We would definitely want to go back there if we were in Avoriaz again. The actual living area was fabulous; it had a big op... + more
Mrs Campbell, Wandsworth
4 out of 5
Best thing is the location, one minute to the slopes if that! Generally the chalet was very good and we thought the food was excellent. One downside was that the chalet’s used as a multiple store room for other nearby chalets. There was a lot of downstairs traffic, often at inappropriate times like children’s... + more
Lomax Family, Basingstoke
4 out of 5
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Fantastic location right on slopes

Overview - chalet description - Chalet Jean France description

Sleeps: 12 Guests

This chalet has a superb location in Avoriaz sitting right on the piste so perfect for setting off in the morning and returning at the end of the day.

The ski school meeting place is just outside and from here you can glide down besides the Dromonts lift, through the resort centre to a large choice of lifts. It is also just a short walk to enjoy the après - ski scene in the bars and restaurants in the centre of Avoriaz.

The chalet is comfortable and tastefully decorated with pine clad interiors. On the first floor is the large open plan living and dining area which has just been refurbished and now has a wide screen TV and DVD player. There is also a welcoming fireplace giving the chalet a warm and cosy ambience and a balcony with views over the slopes.


Facilities - Chalet Jean France features

  • Fantastic location right on slopes
  • 5 minutes' walk to the village centre
  • Skiing to and from the doorstep
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ski and boot room
  • Individual pine chalet
  • Lounge and dining area with fireplace
  • Ski room
  • Lounge area
  • WiFi

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • No. of rooms: 6
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 2

Accommodation Summary

Ground Floor

  • Entrance, ski storage room with boot warmers.
  • Room 1: Double room.
    Room 2
    : Double room.
    Shared bathroom for rooms 1 & 2 with bath, shower and washbasin.
    Room 3: Twin with en suite shower.
    Room 4:
    Double with en suite bath.
    Separate wc.

First Floor

Lounge and dining area with balcony.

  • Room 5 - Double with en suite bath and shower with balcony
    Room 6
    - Twin with en suite shower.
    2 separate wcs.

N.B.: Floor plans are for guidance only and are not to scale.

Bedroom facilities

  • Availability of a cot

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Meals - food and drink in Chalet Jean France

All our chalet meals are as follows:

  • Daily continental buffet breakfasts with occasional hot options
  • Afternoon teas on 6 days*
  • 3-course evening meals including wine on 6 days*

Vegetarian options are always available , and other special diets are available at a supplement if booked in advance.

Children in Chalets

  • Children aged 11 years and over are welcome in all chalets on all dates.
  • Children 10 years and under are also welcome as follows – in chalet on any date where one group books the entire chalet for their exclusive use.
  • We serve a separate High Tea at 5:30pm for children aged 10 years and under with an appropriate menu. Unless children are part of an ‘exclusive use’ whole-chalet booking in chalets, it is not possible for children aged 10 years and under to eat at the adult sitting.
  • However, where children aged 10 years and under are part of an ‘exclusive use’ whole-chalet booking, parents may elect for their children to eat with them at the adult meal times on payment of a £39 per child per week supplement.
  • Board basis options available

    • Chalet Catering

    This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

    • Vegetarians
We update Chalet Jean France'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.
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Resort - about Avoriaz - about holidays in Avoriaz - about ski holidays in Avoriaz - about ski holidays in Avoriaz France

Top family destination Great for snowboarders 650km interconnected pistes

A charmingly quirky resort that’s a top ski destination for families and particularly popular for snowboarders, Avoriaz boasts a prime position in the centre of the enormous Portes du Soleil. With some of the best snow in the area and some of the best freestyle terrain in Europe, it’s well worth putting at the top of your must-ski list.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Freestyling Families Non-skiers

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Snow History: December average depth 72.17cm

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Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Geneva (GVA)80km, 1h40
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1934

Avoriaz lift pass price last reported as Avoriaz: €45 for an adult 1 day ski pass
Portes du Soleil: €278 for an adult 6 day ski pass. Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Jean France.
Night skiing: No
Avoriaz has N, S, E, W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - April.

Town altitude: 1,800m
Top of slopes: 2,466m
Bottom of piste: 1,000m
Vertical drop: 1,466m
Total length of trails:130km
Longest piste:11km
Established in the 1960s as the brainchild of Olympic champion skier Jean Vuarnet, Avoriaz is a purpose build resort with tonnes of character. The wood-clad buildings have a striking appearance that set it apart from other destinations. Even more impressive is the 360° panorama of the Alps. Avoriaz is brilliantly located right in the centre of the Portes du Soleil ski area. Completely ski-in ski-out, a holiday in Avoriaz means you don't have to lug your equipment around and you can maximise time on the slopes...
Avoriaz is one of our favourite resorts to bring the family - thanks to a huge and central children's village, complete with a specialised snowboarding area, children can learn to ski and ride in a fun and safe environment. Avoriaz is one of the only resorts that has a Beginner Pass, letting you find your feet on easy terrain via 14 lifts without the expense of a full lift pass. Beginners-only piste Première Glisse gives you the chance to improve at your own pace, while Proclou and Q'monts are easy blues for cr...
Avoriaz has worked hard on it's apres game in the last few years, with the addition of a well-known apres go to 'La Folie Douce' for winter 2018. It has an array of restaurants, bars and off-slope activities that contribute to a lively après ski scene. Le Tavallion is an English themed pub for a home-from-home atmosphere, Shooters is good for party-lovers while Le Yak tends to be the venue of choice for late-night clubbing. Featured in the Michelin Gourmet plate guide, La Reserve is a place to fine-dine in st...

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"Husband and I had a lovely time here"

Mrs Campbell, Wandsworth
4/ out of 5
My husband and I had a lovely time here; it’s a really nice facility with a great location, really easy to get to as you can ski in and ski out and it’s an easy stroll into the village. We would definitely want to go back there if we were in Avoriaz again. The actual living area was fabulous; it had a big open plan kitchen where we sat down to have dinner and breakfast which had a really nice homely feel to it. There’s a lovely balcony off the main living area where we could sit there and have some après in the sun. We were the last couple to arrive as unfortunately our plane was delayed and we had a bit of an epic journey to get there... so we got the last room available and it was very cold. They had a maintenance guy who looked to see if they could help and they managed to make it a bit better but it wasn’t great. There was nothing wrong with the room apart from this, it was a good size and really convenient. It had an ensuite with a bath and hand held shower thing and was very clean with everything done nicely. I didn’t have any issues with the food, it was absolutely fine, basic but that was all that we wanted from it. In the mornings we had eggs and a nice hot breakfast and they catered really well do my food allergies throughout the week so I wasn’t left hungry! The guys hosting us were brilliant, young but really courteous and good fun. I stayed here with my husband and if you're a couple who are happy to mix and mingle with other people and be sociable it’s a great place to stay. We were lucky because the other people staying there were mostly couples who had come on their own too, which worked really well. If it had been just us and one group had taken all the other rooms it would have been more difficult. On the chalet host’s night off, we all split off for dinner and then met up together for a big night out which was a lot of fun.

"A good family chalet in Avoriaz"

Lomax Family, Basingstoke
4/ out of 5
Best thing is the location, one minute to the slopes if that! Generally the chalet was very good and we thought the food was excellent. One downside was that the chalet’s used as a multiple store room for other nearby chalets. There was a lot of downstairs traffic, often at inappropriate times like children’s bedtime. That’s the only negative, bedrooms probably need a bit of TLC but they were very spacious. We would consider going back and would recommend the chalet to other families. However if you stay here with children bear in mind – it was the Rock the Pistes festival the week after we left and they were setting up the stage which was right outside the chalet. If there had been a family staying there the week after they would have been horrified as it would have been very loud.
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Mrs Campbell
Lomax Family