Chalet Marmot is located in the ‘Hameau de Flaine’ area of the resort, a pretty hamlet of multicoloured chalets above the centre of Flaine and offering tremendous views over the ski area. Our chalet is Scandinavian in style with wooden exteriors and delightfully decorated inside with pine-clad walls, but very modern and very comfortable.
For your convenience we offer our complimentary minibus service to take you to the slopes at the start and end of the day of the skiing day. There is a ski track just 3 minutes’ walk from the chalet that leads down to Flaine Forêt, which is suitable for intermediate skiers and boarders. It then joins the piste going to the Grand Vans chairlift or further down to the Grandes Platieres gondola.
Alternatively there is an excellent bus service which takes 8 minutes to the Grand Vans, running every 10-15 minutes through to 6.30pm. In the evenings there is a free taxi service between the Hameau and the centre of Flaine. The Hameau area has a restaurant with a bar and a small shop and the main nightlife is in Flaine Forum where there is a large selection of bars and restaurants.
This is an ideal chalet for a group of friends or a couple of families. Split over three floors, the bedrooms are on the top and bottom floors with the entrance and communal areas in the middle. The upper floor rooms lead off from a mezzanine area above the lounge which has a single and pull-out bed, for use by sole chalet bookings only and recommended for children. The open-plan lounge/dining area has large comfy sofas, a flat screen TV, balcony and a warming log-burning stove and the furnishings and muntin bars on the windows create the atmosphere of a true mountain hideaway.
Occupancy: 8 - 10 guests
We set very high standards for our cuisine, and train our staff extensively before the season starts, to ensure that you will thoroughly enjoy every meal on your own holiday with us. We also take our Health and Safety responsibilities extremely seriously, so all our chalet and Chalet Hotel staff during the pre-season training course are trained to the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health’s Level 2 in Food Safety. For six days of the week our staff prepare all your meals, as described below.
A good breakfast is essential on a ski holiday, so we provide both a cooked breakfast including your choice of bacon, eggs, sausages and beans, as well as a continental selection with a choice of cereals or porridge, fruit juices, plentiful tea, coffee and bread (and croissants in France), cold meats, cheese and preserves, which is normally presented buffet-style for you to help yourself. On our staff's one day off a week, only the continental breakfast will be provided.
Our Chalet Hotels can also prepare a packed lunch for you on request, at a small local charge. For skiers keen to keep their Euro-spending to an absolute minimum, this is the ideal way to keep your costs down!
The traditional 'welcome home' after a day on the slopes will be laid out for you in your chalet or Chalet Hotel, ready for your return, every day except on the staff's one day off per week. A good cup of tea or coffee is the perfect accompaniment to a delicious slice of freshly home-baked cake and keeps hungry skiers happy until dinner is ready. As an added benefit for guests in our Chalet Hotels, our chefs prepare a selection of cakes for afternoon tea.
In Chalets and Chalet Hotels with family guests, High Tea provides children under 13 years with a healthy menu, tailored more towards children's tastes and puréed food is available for infants on request. High Tea is at 5.30pm, and children do not join the main adult-only dinner.
Families staying in one of our Chalet Hotels may choose to eat separately (High Tea at 5:30pm) or all dine together at the later adult dinner time if children who have received a child discount pay the meal upgrade charge of £39 at the time of booking only
A tasty and innovative, freshly cooked dinner will be prepared for you six nights per week by your Chalet Host or by an experienced and professional chef in our larger chalets and served with a choice of wines. Our four-course adult-only chalet dinners start with canapés and an apéritif, followed by an appetiser, main course and dessert, and completed by coffee with chocolates to round off your evening. Your choice of complimentary quality wines is unlimited during the meal service, and freshly chilled water is also of course always available.
A special feature of our Chalet Hotels is a more extensive culinary experience for our guests. With the greater kitchen facilities of a hotel, our professional chefs are able to offer choices of menu at dinner freshly prepared for you six nights per week, generally including lighter as well as more hearty options, and always a vegetarian choice for each course. Guests will be asked to choose their evening meals at breakfast for that evening from a varied daily selection. Our Chalet Hotel adult-only dinners offer 5 courses for six nights per week, starting with canapés and an apéritif, followed by an appetiser, main course and dessert, and a cheese selection to round off your meal in style. All this is then followed by coffee with chocolates to complete your evening's repast! Your choice of complimentary quality wines is unlimited during the meal service and freshly chilled water is also of course always available.
Vegetarian options are always on our 'Culinary Choice' menu in our Chalet Hotels, and are available in our chalets if you advise us in advance. 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 round resort •265km well-groomed pistes •Ski in/ski out accommodation
Part of the Grand Massif and fondly known as the “big snowy bowl”, Flaine was purposely plonked on the mountain for direct access to some of the greatest terrain around. While the village may not be brimming with Gallic charm, the skiing and facilities more than make up for it, a place much loved by powder hounds and families alike.
Great for •Families •Intermediates •Snow-sure •Late season holidays
Snow Report: Top 165cm, Bottom 5cm
Snow Forecast: 2cm expected this week
Snow History: April average depth 150.83cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
|Geneva airport||1hr 15mins|
Flaine lift pass price last reported as € 216 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Marmot.
Night skiing: Yes
Flaine has N, E, S facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December – April.
|Top of slopes:||2500m|
|Bottom of piste:||1600m|
|Total length of trails:||265km|
|Longest piste:||Cascade 14km|
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