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Self Catering
Ferry Included
No Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location: where is Residence Éléna

The residence building is located a 2 minutes' walk to Les Houches centre and 8 kilometres from Chamonix resort centre.

It is 600 metres to the nearest ski slope (Piste verte des Houches) and 400 metres to the nearest cable car (Télécabine de Bellevue).

The apartment building is also located 350 metres from the closest supermarket called Carrefour Contact.

Overview: apartment description: Residence Éléna description

Thess 4 star apartments in Residence Éléna are located in the heart of Les Houches, just outside of Chamonix. The property allows you to appreciate the beauty of the resort and Mont Blanc and the apartments are finished to a high standard with a modern, alpine design.

Perfect for families

Having been awarded the Family Plus Label, Residence Éléna welcomes you and your family and has lots of services on offer. For families with young children, the residence provides baby kits upon request - these include a range of items to make your holiday run smoothly including baby baths, pushchairs, cots, baby phones and more.

The apartment building also has designated spaces designed for children. The children's play area and paddling pool are great ways to entertain the little ones when you're not out exploring the resort. There are also opportunities for children to make friends and play together with a range of games, colouring books, puzzles and toys. You can even rent and take board games to your apartment, so you can enjoy a fun packed evening after dinner with family and friends.

Bar and lounge

The communal bar and lounge creates a warm and cosy space for you to enjoy after an active day in the snow. The arm chairs and sofas are accompanied by a large open fireplace that represents anauthentic Savoy-Mont Blanc ambience. You can either warm up with a hot chocolate or a coffee, or socialise with a glass of wine.

Spa and wellness facilities

The indoor heated swimming pool sits across from floor to ceiling windows - so you can still appreciate the view whilst relaxing in the warmth. After a swim, take a moment to sit in the steam room, with humidity levels of 90% and set between 40-50 degrees Celsius, there is no better way to clear your lungs and replenish your muscles ready for another day on the mountain, and don't forget to take a dip in the Nordic bath after to really allow your circulation to work it's magic!

Distance of Residence Éléna to Ski Lifts

See which Chamonix ski lifts are nearest to Residence Éléna.

  • Glacier des Bossons chair lift - 3757m
  • Brévent cable car - 5951m
  • Savoy platter - 6591m
  • Planpraz gondola - 6594m
  • Aiguille du Midi 1 cable car - 6701m
  • Samaran platter - 6905m
  • 2000 platter - 6941m
  • Funi 2000 cable car - 6942m
  • Parsa chair lift - 6949m
  • Savoy magic carpet - 6980m
  • Aiguille du Midi 2 cable car - 7156m
  • Blaitière platter - 7607m
  • Grépon platter - 7632m
  • Planards magic carpet - 7648m
  • Planards chair lift - 7772m
  • Cornu chair lift - 7817m

Navigating in Chamonix can vary, as distances from Residence Éléna to ski lifts are in a straight line.

Families: Residence Éléna for children

  • Baby kits including cots, highchairs, pushchairs and baby phones
  • Children's play area
  • Games

Facilities: Residence Éléna features

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor heated swimming pool with towel service (open 10am-8pm)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Heated ski and boot room
  • Fitness room
  • Garden
  • Washing and drying facilities available at a local charge
  • Delivery service for breakfast and bread
  • Games available
  • Spa area with massages and beauty treatments available at a local charge

Room Types: Residence Éléna bedrooms

  • No. of apartments: 49
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

  • A deposit of €500 payable on arrival by credit card
  • Tourist tax: €3pppd (18 years+)


One bedroom apartments are 40m2and sleep 2-4 people. These apartments have one twin bedroom, a living room with sofa bed that creates two single beds, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom, WC and a balcony.

Two bedrooms apartments are 55m2and sleep 2-6 people. These apartments have two twin bedrooms, a living room with sofa bed that creates two single beds, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom, WC and a balcony.

Three bedroom apartments are 80m2and sleep 3-8 people. These apartments have one double bedroom, two twin bedrooms, a living room with sofa bed that creates two single beds, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom, a shower room, WC and a balcony.

Apartment facilities:

  • Fully equipped kitchen including
  • Wine storage
  • Espresso machine
  • Towels
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • TV with English speaking channels
  • Beds made on arrival
  • Cleaning kit
  • Bathrobes and slippers

End of stay clean included except kitchen which must be left clean on departure.

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Accessible rooms are available upon request.

Meals: Residence Éléna food & drink

The Residence Éléna apartments are offered on a self-catering board basis and provide you with a fully equipped kitchen and utensils. The closest supermarket is also 4 minutes' away.

The residence is located close to Les Houches centre where you'll find a range of cafes, bars and restaurants.

Alternatively, we've partnered up with Huski who provide premium oven ready meals across the French Alps. Huski will deliver your meals directly to your accommodation in time for your arrival, all you'll have to do is cook. If you'd like to know more, please click here for further details.

Board basis options available

  • Self Catering
We update Residence Éléna'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: apartment dates & departure airports: Residence Éléna dates & departure airports

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Sat 14 Dec 202414/12/24
Sat 21 Dec 202421/12/24
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 4 sharing, 6 sharing
Sat 28 Dec 202428/12/24
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 4 sharing, 6 sharing
Sat 04 Jan 202504/01/25
Sat 11 Jan 202511/01/25
Sat 18 Jan 202518/01/25
Sat 25 Jan 202525/01/25
Sat 01 Feb 202501/02/25
Sat 08 Feb 202508/02/25
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 4 sharing, 6 sharing
Sat 15 Feb 202515/02/25
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 4 sharing, 6 sharing
Sat 22 Feb 202522/02/25
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 4 sharing, 6 sharing
Sat 01 Mar 202501/03/25
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 4 sharing, 6 sharing
Sat 08 Mar 202508/03/25
Sat 15 Mar 202515/03/25
available 1 sharing, 2 sharing, 4 sharing, 6 sharing
Sat 22 Mar 202522/03/25
Sat 29 Mar 202529/03/25
This package holiday to Residence Éléna in Chamonix, France departs Saturday 1st February 2025, for a 7 night stay on a "self catering" 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 2024 was between €1 and €3 per person, per night.

Resort: about Chamonix: about holidays in Chamonix: about ski holidays in Chamonix: about ski holidays in Chamonix France

Traditional mountain resort High altitude terrain Incredible panoramic views

As the global capital of winter sports, Chamonix’s history, skiing and scenery make it a true alpine legend. Every seasoned snow lover should come here at least once; skiing the awesome terrain from a proper mountain town with the Mont Blanc massif as your backdrop will make for a week to remember.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Groups Off-piste Après ski Non-skiers Snow sure

Chamonix webcam

Snow Report: Top 290cm, Bottom N/Acm

Snow Forecast: 27cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 77.83cm

Chamonix trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Geneva (GVA)90km, 1h30
Chambéry (CMF)139km, 1h45
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1741

Chamonix lift pass price last reported as Mt Blanc unlimited: €366
Chamonix LePass: €285
(adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Residence Éléna.
Night skiing: No
Chamonix has N, S, E, W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - May.

Town altitude: 1035m
Top of slopes: 3852m
Bottom of piste: 580m
Vertical drop: 2800m
Total length of trails:117km
Longest piste:22km (Vallée Blanche)
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