Reviewed 17 Nov 2020
The interiors and decor is spectacular - a mix of modern and alpine. There are quirky features all around the hotel - gondolas in the restaurant that you can sit and eat in, huge deer sculptures by the pool, old chairlift seats on the terrace and more. I was a big fan.
I was here with a group of young adults, and we had a magnificent time, but the hotel is more suited towards families with children. That said, there is an amazing bar, huge restaurant and multiple lounge spaces, so it didn't feel like you were surrounded by kids all the time.
Once a week you get to have dinner in the Skyline Gourmet Lounge - don't forget to prebook this! What you may not realise is that this hotel is up on the mountain and you need to take the gondola down the mountain to walk around Samoëns village. This does mean that you have the ultimate ski-in ski-out access each day, but you will need to do some forward planning if you want to explore. The only extra money we spend was having lunch on the mountain - some days we came back to the hotel for lunch (included in the package), but other days we stayed over Flaine & Les Carroz. I stayed in a superior room with a balcony - loved the room, it was huge and clean, but a higher room with a mountain view would have been more enjoyable.