Hotel Escapade, Alpe d'Huez

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A fantastic time, we really enjoyed it! We got a very good deal as we booked a couple of weeks before, so couldn’t be picky – but actually there was nothing to be picky about! It’s a very nice hotel, not too big and everyone seemed friendly. The rooms were fine and the food was great, there was plenty of it ... + more
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Overview - hotel description - Hotel Escapade description

The homely and relaxed Escapade is situated in a convenient location, next to a groomed track which allows you to ski to and from the hotel and just up from the old town centre. Head to the south-facing terrace to enjoy an après ski drink or have a soak in the outdoor hot tub and soak up the views!


Facilities - Hotel Escapade features

Facilities†:

  • Cosy bar and small lounge area with satellite TV & tab system
  • Wellness area with one indoor and one outdoor hot tub, sauna and steam room
  • Large south-facing sun terrace overlooking the slopes
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi in the public areas
  • Ski/boot room with heated boot warmers

Child discount: Up to 30% discount - call us for more details.

Some facilities may incur a local charge.


Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Number of rooms: 28

Rooms: All rooms are bright and airy with simple furnishings and some have views across the slopes. All have either en-suite bathroom with either a shower or bath with shower attachment, and wc. Some rooms have a balcony.

Club & economy rooms (2-3 people): Twin, double or triple rooms with shower and wc, some also have views over the piste.

Club quad rooms (2-4 people): Two rooms, one with a double bed, the other with bunks, plus a shower room and separate wc.

Club interconnecting rooms (2-4 people): These rooms consist of two twin or double rooms with views of the piste, each with its own en-suite bathroom with shower and wc.


Meals - food and drink in Hotel Escapade

Board basis: Club Board. Extensive cooked & continental buffet breakfast including fresh coffee, tea, fruit juices, breads, pastries, jams, cereals & porridge served daily between 7 & 9am. A continental breakfast is served until 10am. Daily afternoon tea with freshly baked cakes & biscuits. An appetising four-course waiter-served evening meal followed by fresh coffee is available on 6 nights between 7 & 10pm, leaving you 1 night free to explore the resort. The hotel’s bistro menu is still available on the non-inclusive evening. A range of carefully selected wines is available to purchase with your meal.

We update Hotel Escapade'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 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

Alpe d'Huez webcam

Snow Report: Top 0cm, Bottom 0cm

Snow Forecast: 6cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 82cm

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 Hotel Escapade.
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
With a transfer time of around 2 hours, Alpe d’Huez is very accessible from Grenoble airport. Established in 1936, it was the first resort in France to be installed with a fully operational ski lift. The resort lies in the Grandes Rousses Massif domain and it is partnered by the smaller mountain villages of Auris-en-Oisans, Villard Reculas, Oz-en-Oisans, Vaujany and La Garde, all of which are connected by a free transport system. The slopes are mainly south facing and as a result the area, known as “L’ile ...
Alpe d’Huez has had sun and snow galore since 1936. And with a whopping 52km of greens, this is an excellent place for beginners. The easiest skiing is above the village and Les Bergers and there are plenty of wide open runs underneath the DMC gondola, many being ‘beginners only’ so you can learn without too much traffic. If you’re feeling confident, try some of the blue runs coming down from the main mountain and the signal sector back into Alpe d’Huez. There is a really impressive selection of runs for ...
If you like live music, try the Underground in Vieil Alpe, which combines a pleasant atmosphere with bands playing most nights. Smithys tavern is a proven success in the neighbouring resort of Les Deux Alpes and the Smithy’s in Alpe D’Huez has drinks promotions and healthy portions of Tex-Mex to match. If you can’t bear to miss an important game whilst in France then The Sports Bar is the best spot to watch live sports. L’igloo is the place to go if you want to party late into the night. Alpe d’huez has a...

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"Fantastic family holiday"

Zogsy
4/ out of 5
A fantastic time, we really enjoyed it! We got a very good deal as we booked a couple of weeks before, so couldn’t be picky – but actually there was nothing to be picky about! It’s a very nice hotel, not too big and everyone seemed friendly. The rooms were fine and the food was great, there was plenty of it and the children ate everything. Access to the ski area was via one of those yoghurt pot things and took about 15 minutes to get up there (in more snow you could probably just jump on the slope). Getting back was fine as you can just ski. The only drawback was that the Wi-Fi was really bad.
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