Hotel Vancouver (Plagne Soleil), La Plagne

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3.6 out of 5 based on 5 reviews
The hotel was very good. There was only one slight problem when we arrived (I can’t remember exactly, I think the shower wasn’t quite in position or something similar), anyway it was fixed the next day so I was happy with how quickly they dealt with it. It was all very good, the service and the food. Overall ... + more
Nick Crook, Monmouthshire
4 out of 5
The Vancouver was OK, not brilliant but alright. The food and restaurant were quite nice but for the money we had paid the room was fairly basic. The heating and temperature were no good, being stuck on all the time made the room like a sauna… It was -10 to -20 degrees outside and we had the door open. We did ... + more
M. R.
3 out of 5
The food was excellent, first class. It was quite limited but it was all very well done and I’m sure that if you wanted something different, they’d have made it. They also did a 5-6 course dinner to celebrate New Year’s Eve. We had to keep asking them to light the fire – we Brits like a nice fireplace – ... + more
G.W., Colchester
5 out of 5
I thought the hotel was really good for what we paid. It was let down a bit by the restaurant... the food was good in the evenings, they prepared quite a reasonable choice of good quality dishes and if you didn’t like something, they’d happily knock you something up like a burger or even a steak. The main pro... + more
Brett Butcher, Quarndon
3 out of 5
We stayed in Hotel Vancouver on half-board basis. Is located in a quiet location in Plagne Soleil. The food was ok, good variety throughout the week for dinner, however breakfast is limited and not restocked very frequently. Our room was way too hot, uncomfortable, think sauna, as heater was stuck on. We had to... + more
Jason
3 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
Half Board
Ferry Included
No Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Hotel Vancouver (Plagne Soleil)

  • Ski-in/ski-out
  • 2 minutes' walk (200m) to ski school meeting place
  • 4 minutes' walk (400m) to village centre

Overview - hotel description - Hotel Vancouver (Plagne Soleil) description

Tastefully decorated, the Hotel Vancouver enjoys a fantastic piste-side location in Plagne Soleil and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. With high quality accommodation and excellent leisure facilities including a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and whirlpool this good value hotel offers great skiing convenience and is a great choice for all.


Families - any extra notes for parents with children

  • Cots & Linen

Facilities - Hotel Vancouver (Plagne Soleil) features

  • Swimming pool, sauna, steam room and whirlpool (free)
  • Lounge bar with fireplace
  • Restaurant
  • Ski room
  • Garage (€45 per week)
  • Wi-Fi ( free )
  • Lift
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Sauna
  • Indoor jacuzzi
  • Solarium
  • Lounge area
  • Car parking - indoor

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • No. of rooms: 42
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 3
  • Bedrooms: 42
  • The tastefully decorated twin or double rooms (please state your preference when booking) have bath or shower, hairdryer, telephone and satellite TV.
  • Twin or double rooms under the eaves (A2) have shower and are available for sole use on request.
  • Larger rooms (B2) with bath or shower and balcony are available at a supplement.
  • Family rooms (C4) for 2 adults and 2 children with bunk beds in a separate area are available.
  • Family comfort rooms (D4) with double bedroom, separate sleeping area with pullout beds, bath and kitchenette area. Please note that these rooms are allocated on the 4th and 5th floor and it is advised that the balcony is not suitable for small children
  • Family Offer adjacent rooms (E4) consist of two rooms for 2 adults and 2 children aged 13-18 years which are either opposite or next to each other.

Bedroom facilities

  • Availability of a cot
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone

Accessibility

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

Meals - food and drink in Hotel Vancouver (Plagne Soleil)

  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    None

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

  • Lunch service:

    Not included

  • Dinner service:

    Buffet starter, two choices of main, dessert and cheese buffet. Children receive a set dish of the day but can also eat from the buffet starter and/or dessert and cheese buffet. Further choices from the à la carte menu are also available for a supplement.

    Christmas and New Year gala dinners included

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
We update Hotel Vancouver (Plagne Soleil)'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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Sat 27 Feb 202127/02/21
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Tue 14 Dec 202114/12/21
available Gatwick, Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester, Folkestone Eurotunnel(Self drive)
Tue 21 Dec 202121/12/21
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Tue 28 Dec 202128/12/21
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Tue 04 Jan 202204/01/22
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Sat 29 Jan 202229/01/22
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Sat 05 Feb 202205/02/22
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Sat 12 Feb 202212/02/22
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Sat 26 Mar 202226/03/22
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Sat 02 Apr 202202/04/22
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Sat 09 Apr 202209/04/22
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This package holiday to Hotel Vancouver (Plagne Soleil) in La Plagne, France departs Tuesday 4th January 2022, for a 4 night stay on a "half board" 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 La Plagne - about holidays in La Plagne - about ski holidays in La Plagne - about ski holidays in La Plagne France

Large ski area Ski-in ski-out accommodation High altitude skiing

A fabulous all-rounder: ski the Paradiski’s wonderful mix of tree-lined trails, knee-deep off piste and wide open cruisers. La Plagne’s easily one of Europe’s best ski resorts and one we visit again and again.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Beginners Glacier skiing Off piste Families Groups

La Plagne webcam

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Snow History: February average depth 166.5cm

La Plagne trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Chambéry (CMF)110 km, 2 hrs
Geneva (GVA)197 km, 2 hrs 30
Lyon (LYS)196 km, 2 hrs 15
Grenoble (GNB)199 km, 2 hrs 15
Ski Train - Aime30 mins
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1961

La Plagne lift pass price last reported as

310€ (adult 6 day Paradise Unlimited pass)

271€ (adult 6 day La Plagne pass)

. Ask for a quote when booking Hotel Vancouver (Plagne Soleil).
Night skiing: Yes
La Plagne has N S E W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - April.

Town altitude: 2000m
Top of slopes: 3250m
Bottom of piste: 1250m
Vertical drop: 2000m
Total length of trails:225km
Longest piste:15km
In the French Alps' Savoie region, La Plagne was established in the early sixties and now consists of 11 villages: 7 purpose built villages and 4 traditional villages. The aptly named Plagne Centre at the heart of the resort is the main hub of shops, restaurants and après ski. Just underneath lies Plagne 1800, a cluster of chalets spread across a steep hillside. Higher up are Aime-la-Plagne, Plagne-Soleil and Plagne-Villages, all accessible via chairlifts from Plagne Centre. Plagne Bellecote rests over a l...
There are plenty of nursery slopes with access to free beginner lifts and a wide choice of different ski schools for those new to skiing. The slopes around the Belle Plagne area are particularly suitable for beginners. The blue run linking Les Bauches to Montchavin provides a manageable step up in difficulty from the nursery slopes. For those who class themselves as intermediate skiers, La Plagne is paradise. 77% of the runs are graded either blue or red. Particular favourites are the run from La Grand Roch...
It might not rival Val d'sere or Verbier for their wild party scenes, but this is an exceptional resort for unique après ski opportunities. Try snowmobiling at night, ice climbing in Champagny, husky sledding, paragliding, extreme tobogganing and more! One experience not to be missed is the bobsleigh track, used for Olympic training. There are various ways you can choose to go down it, but they are all guaranteed to give you a thrill as you will hurtle down at speeds ranging from 80 km/hr up to a lightening 120...

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"One of the best hotels we’ve stayed in"

Nick Crook, Monmouthshire
4/ out of 5
The hotel was very good. There was only one slight problem when we arrived (I can’t remember exactly, I think the shower wasn’t quite in position or something similar), anyway it was fixed the next day so I was happy with how quickly they dealt with it. It was all very good, the service and the food. Overall it was one of the best hotels we’ve stayed in. We were very pleased with it. There is a pool – it’s ok for a hotel pool, we went in it once. My wife is a serious swimmer so it wasn’t really what she’s used to. The position of the hotel is very good, you can go straight out onto the slopes. Lots of the blues in that area have red sections, and the piste outside the hotel is a blue but it does have a tricky section immediately after you get onto it. It drops straight off, we saw some total beginners were stuck there on the first day. It’s a long way poling to get back to as well, but you can ski into the village instead and then walk over the road and you’re at the hotel. If it wasn’t for the difficulty of that first section of piste outside of the hotel then I would give the hotel a 5/5. I would recommend the hotel for anyone, it’s general purpose and not particularly family orientated or especially suited to a particular kind of person. It’s in a quiet location in Plagne Soleil, more on the piste than in the town, so the position isn’t so great for party animals. We come to ski though so it was fine for us.

"OK, room too hot and basic"

M. R.
3/ out of 5
The Vancouver was OK, not brilliant but alright. The food and restaurant were quite nice but for the money we had paid the room was fairly basic. The heating and temperature were no good, being stuck on all the time made the room like a sauna… It was -10 to -20 degrees outside and we had the door open. We did raise it early on and they said they’d look into it, but they didn’t. The location was fine for Plagne Soleil but overall for the money we paid we were a little let down.

"Brilliant week, thoroughly enjoyed it!"

G.W., Colchester
5/ out of 5
The food was excellent, first class. It was quite limited but it was all very well done and I’m sure that if you wanted something different, they’d have made it. They also did a 5-6 course dinner to celebrate New Year’s Eve. We had to keep asking them to light the fire – we Brits like a nice fireplace – but they only ended up doing it every other night. There was a nice spa; the only gripe was that they did allow kids which I suppose is to be expected, maybe they could limit the time? The positioning was really good. Provided the conditions were right there was doorstep skiing, and we were fortunate to have good conditions! If you weren’t skiing out, it was only a short walk across the road.

"Really good value hotel"

Brett Butcher, Quarndon
3/ out of 5
I thought the hotel was really good for what we paid. It was let down a bit by the restaurant... the food was good in the evenings, they prepared quite a reasonable choice of good quality dishes and if you didn’t like something, they’d happily knock you something up like a burger or even a steak. The main problem was the breakfasts which were appalling, you go in and they say you’ve got hot options like scrambled eggs but it turns out the scrambled eggs have been sitting there for 3 hours which wasn’t very pleasant. I don’t think the boot room was particularly heated but it was OK. The hotel is “ski out” but it’s quite difficult to get out – you had quite a walk through an underground car park to get to the actual “ski out” part... having to go out the hotel, down to and across the underground car park in ski boots and up and out a door and through the exit onto the piste. From the skiing out perspective, I wouldn’t recommend the hotel to beginners. You wouldn’t be able to do it if you were a complete beginner as it’s a fairly steep slope down the hill to the ski lifts. My wife struggled a bit and she can cope with most blue runs, if you were a competent red run skier you’d be fine.

"Hotel Vancouver - ok but nothing special"

Jason
3/ out of 5
We stayed in Hotel Vancouver on half-board basis. Is located in a quiet location in Plagne Soleil. The food was ok, good variety throughout the week for dinner, however breakfast is limited and not restocked very frequently. Our room was way too hot, uncomfortable, think sauna, as heater was stuck on. We had to leave balcony door open at night. Despite asking hotel mgt to fix it, nothing was done. Apparently central boiler downstairs was on a fixed temperature as well. Boot room downstairs is not heated and boots remain cold/wet overnight. Despite Sat TV advertised, only one English channel, a news channel predominantly focussed on Asia. At least the wifi worked. Overall, its an ok hotel but we won't be going back there.
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