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Chalet Sarenne, Alpe d'Huez

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3.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
The chalet was alright. The problem was that it wasn’t as good as we thought it would be. I wouldn’t rate it as a 4 ½ star chalet, it’s a 2½ star or 3 star at best. For example the three of us had a quad room at the top and the bathroom was very small for 3 of us. The shower was tiny, it was just a bath yo... + more
Matthew Bluh, West Berkshire
3 out of 5
Centrally located in Alpe d'Huez and only a couple of minutes from the closest slope, the Sarenne is a nice, spacious chalet with some awesome views from the south facing balcony and the hot tub . With an open plan lounge and en-suite bedrooms to sleep up to 11, see if you can book the chalet for sole occupancy... + more
Sno man, Sno Staff
4 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 Sarenne

  • Fantastic location in the centre of Alpe d’Huez
  • 2 minutes’ walk (150m) to the nearest piste

Overview - chalet description - Chalet Sarenne description

NB: Next year chalet catering will be 5 nights catered not 6, for winter 2018/2019 (i.e. guests eat out 2 nights, if staying in this property).

Sleeps: 8-11 Guests

The Chalet Sarenne is a traditional chalet offering a stylish home-from-home in which to relax after a full day on the slopes.

The spacious open-plan lounge and dining area opens out on to a large south-facing balcony with a hot tub. There are amazing views over the peaks of the National Park to be enjoyed from the balcony and the hot tub.

The location in the resort is really hard to beat being just a short walk to the 'Telecentre' ski-lift and close to the shops, bars and nightlife of Alpe d'Huez. The outdoor pool and ice rink (included on the lift pass) are under 5 minutes' walk away.

All the bedrooms have en suite facilities. The chalet is ideal for a group of friends or family who want the convenience of a chalet in a great location with easy access to fantastic high altitude skiing.


Families - any extra notes for parents with children

Ideal for a group of friends or family who want the convenience of a chalet in a great location with easy access to all attractions.


Facilities - Chalet Sarenne features

  • Spacious modern chalet-apartment with fantastic views
  • All bedrooms with en suite facilities
  • Sun terrace with hot tub
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hot tub
  • Views
  • WiFi

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Accommodation Summary

Ground Floor

Entrance, ski storage room with boot warmers

First Floor
Kitchen, dining room and lounge area. Balcony with hot tub

Second Floor

Room 1 - Triple (sleeps 2-3) with shower/wc

Room 2 - Twin with bath/wc

Third Floor

Room 3 - Twin with shower/wc

Room 4 - Twin with bath/wc and mezzanine with twin beds (mezzanine area has low eaves and is really only recommended for children)

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

Accessibility

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

Meals - food and drink in Chalet Sarenne

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*

*This will change to 5 days for the next 2018/19 season allowing you to experience an extra night out eating locally in a restaurant of your choice. Your resort representative will gladly help out with information and make a reservation for you if you wish.

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.
  • See here for details of Winter 2017/18 Chalet cuisine

    Board basis options available

    • Chalet Catering

    This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

    • Vegetarians

NB: Next year chalet catering will be 5 nights catered not 6, for winter 2018/2019 (i.e. guests eat out 2 nights, if staying in this property).

We update Chalet Sarenne'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 Sarenne 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:
Sat 15 Dec 201815/12/18
£828
Sat 22 Dec 201822/12/18
Sold Out 
Sat 29 Dec 201829/12/18
Sold Out 
Sat 05 Jan 201905/01/19
£928
Sat 12 Jan 201912/01/19
£988
Sat 19 Jan 201919/01/19
Sold Out 
Sat 26 Jan 201926/01/19
£1088
Sat 02 Feb 201902/02/19
£1098
Sat 09 Feb 201909/02/19
£1128
Sat 16 Feb 201916/02/19
£1658
Sat 23 Feb 201923/02/19
£1128
Sat 02 Mar 201902/03/19
£1118
Sat 09 Mar 201909/03/19
Sold Out 
Sat 16 Mar 201916/03/19
£1068
Sat 23 Mar 201923/03/19
£1038
Sat 30 Mar 201930/03/19
£1158
Sat 06 Apr 201906/04/19
Sold Out 
This package holiday to Chalet Sarenne in Alpe d'Huez, France departs Saturday 20th January 2018, 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 Alpe d'Huez - about holidays in Alpe d'Huez - about ski holidays in Alpe d'Huez - about ski holidays in Alpe d'Huez France

Glacier Skiing Awesome Après Ski 300 days of sunshine

Buckets of off piste and an incredible terrain park make this a freeriding and freestyling paradise - combine this with 250km of pisted runs and you’ve got something for everyone. The town offers a colourful variety of après ski from ice caves to nightclubs and activities for all ages that will put the cherry on top of any ski holiday.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Nightlife Off Piste Terrain Parks Groups Families

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Snow Forecast: 5cm expected this week

Snow History: April average depth 158.17cm

Alpe d'Huez trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Grenoble (GNB)158km 1h50m
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1936

Alpe d'Huez lift pass price last reported as €225 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Sarenne.
Night skiing: Yes
Alpe d'Huez has NSEW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December – April.

Town altitude: 1860m
Top of slopes: 3330m
Bottom of piste: 1130m
Vertical drop: 2200m
Total length of trails:250km
Longest piste:16km
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"Not what I was expecting"

Matthew Bluh, West Berkshire
3/ out of 5
The chalet was alright. The problem was that it wasn’t as good as we thought it would be. I wouldn’t rate it as a 4 ½ star chalet, it’s a 2½ star or 3 star at best. For example the three of us had a quad room at the top and the bathroom was very small for 3 of us. The shower was tiny, it was just a bath you knelt down in, you couldn’t stand up. We got this as a last minute deal. I think everyone in the chalet agreed that for the value it wasn’t terrible but it wasn’t what we wanted. We would have preferred to spend more money for a better quality chalet. It was mediocre. The food was alright. The staff were very young. There are two different chalets called Sarenne in Alpe d’Huez and so when I googled the chalet the pictures and reviews I read were mainly for a different chalet, which looks like a nicer one, so that was disappointing.

"Nice central location, even better views"

Sno man, Sno Staff
4/ out of 5
Centrally located in Alpe d'Huez and only a couple of minutes from the closest slope, the Sarenne is a nice, spacious chalet with some awesome views from the south facing balcony and the hot tub . With an open plan lounge and en-suite bedrooms to sleep up to 11, see if you can book the chalet for sole occupancy and have it to yourselves. I'd give it 4.5 or 5 out of 5 if it wasn't for the super high end (and four times the price) chalets in our range which are in a slightly different league... We have two chalet's called Sarenne in Alpe d'Huez, operated by different hosts, so be sure you know which one you're booking, as the other one is slightly higher spec and therefore usually a little more expensive.
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