Chalet Hôtel le Prieuré & Spa

  • France, Chamonix

  • 4

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Hotel Prieuré is right in the centre of Chamonix and a great base for you to explore the local area and enjoy the breath-taking scenery. If you're looking for some adventure then check out the fantastic walking trails in the area; there are great bus and cable car links to get you to the best spots. If you're after some downtime then the hotel's sun terrace is perfect for unwinding and making the most of the wonderful Alpine views. The hotel bar is a great spot for an aperitif.

For those after a unique experience in Chamonix, at the Chalet Hotel Le Prieuré you have the opportunity to book one unforgettable night in the Refuge du Montenvers (additional charge, on request, must be booked in advance and is subject to availability). Sitting on the top of the Mer de Glace, high in the Chamonix Alps, it's the perfect place to watch the sun go down. This night includes a trip on the Montenvers Railway which takes you to the hotel, dinner and breakfast.

Added value

One free entry to the QC Thermes Chamonix spa for summer 2024 stays (min 10 night stay)

Inghams Guided Walks included (subject to availability)

All holidays include flights from the UK and transfers

24/7 support & tailored advice from our local resort team

Free Chamonix Guest Card with discounted attractions, up to 50% discounts on Chamonix Mobility bus tickets and free travel on the Mont Blanc Express (exclusions apply).

Chamonix

Chamonix is a holiday destination on every mountain-lover’s bucket list, a working town (rather than sleepy resort village) that’s as busy in summer as it is in winter. Because of the mega mountains that surround it (Chamonix sits at the foot of the Mont Blanc massif, to name just one) and the extreme athletes that come here to play, it’s known as the adventure capital of Europe. But for the rest of us, those towering mountain peaks and the lush valleys make the most breath-taking backdrop for hiking, biking or simply relaxing.

Panoramic Mont Blanc views

Take the Aiguille du Midi cable car that whisks you up the Mont Blanc massif to the top of Europe. It’s worth it for the views alone, with panoramic views of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. Visit the museum, watch mountaineers set out for the summit, or Step Into The Void - a nerve-testing glass box jutting out over a 1,000 metre precipice.

In fact, the Chamonix valley has one of the best summer lift systems in the Alps, with cable cars, gondolas, funiculars and chairlifts to give you a boost on your hike or bike, or easy access to new areas for sightseeing (payable locally and open during selected dates, see 'walking' tab below for further information on summer lifts).

Walking holidays in Chamonix

A summer hiking destination since the mid 1700s, Chamonix has a huge complex of trails, whatever your pace. The Lac Blanc is a popular walking trail, it's well-marked and offers stellar views. If you’re up for more of a challenge, the Grand Balcon Sud day hike will lead you through forests, meadows and high alpine terrain. Look out for traditional mountain refuges along the routes for refreshments.

Explore the Mer de Glace (the Sea of Ice)

The largest glacier in France - 7km long and 200m deep - it was the Mer de Glace that put Chamonix on the map as a holiday destination back in the 1800s. Although fast receding, during certain summer months you can visit the caves inside this living glacier, with its ice sculptures and crystals, as well as the Glacorium exhibition museum nearby that’s dedicated to glaciology.

Family holidays in Chamonix

Adventure parks, zip lines and outdoor activities the Chamonix valley has no shortage of kids’ activities. Families after a holiday in nature will love Chamonix, the walking routes are beautiful and range from valley level walking to more challenging hikes, for kids up to the task. The adventure and leisure parks are great fun for all, as is the Montenver train. See our 'things to do' tab for more information on family activities.

Adventure-sport central

There’s probably no more active or adventurous place in the world with many different activities on offer as well as events throughout the summer. On top of Chamonix’s extensive walking trails, try your hand at e-biking, mountain biking, golf, via ferrata, and a whole host of watersports (rafting, hydrospeed). Or perhaps find a sunny deck to watch all the action from…

Why book a summer holiday in Chamonix with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of France's best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

Plus, we've included two optional guided walks every week in Chamonix. Join a professional walking guide and really get to know the area (see more details in the ‘walking’ tab below).

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Chamonix include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team in resort can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 95
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 8

Reception

Please note that check-in opens at 4pm.

  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

A resort tax of approx. €2.50 per person per day is payable locally (free for under 18's)

Rooms

Twin Rooms sleep up to two people and have a balcony with views of Mont Blanc. You can have either twin beds or a double bed (let us know your preference when booking). They have tea & coffee making facilities, TV, safe, bath with shower head and a hairdryer.

Triple Rooms sleep up to three people and have an east-facing balcony with views of the Aiguilles de Chamonix. They can be made up as three single beds or one double and one single (please specify preference when booking).

Family Suites sleep four to six people. They have a main bedroom, a bunkbed room and a small lounge area with a sofa bed and balcony. These rooms are available on request, please call to book.

Twin Rooms for Sole Use are also available at a supplement and on request, please call to book.

Cots available for children up to two years old, on request and subject to availability.

Accessibility

Accessible rooms are available on request, please call to book.

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

Longitude: 6.8698
Latitude: 45.9253

  • Airport transfer Time: approx. 1 hour 15 minutes from Geneva airport
  • Central location in a quieter part of town
  • 100 metres to the nearest bus stop

 

Facilities
  • Spa with indoor swimming pool, hammam, whirlpool and outdoor sauna
  • Massages available (bookable and payable locally) 
  • Fitness room
  • Small sun terrace with loungers
  • Lounge area
  • Garden with views of Mont Blanc 
  • Access to the QC Thermes Spa & Wellness Centre in Chamonix for a special price of €59 per person, per day for summer 2024 stays (over 16yrs)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking (bookable and payable locally)
Meals

On half board you'll have a typical continental buffet breakfast with some hot options and in the evenings a three course meal with various choices.

If you want a change of scenery one evening there's an option to have dinner in one of the Prieure's sister hotels (once per week instead of a meal at Prieure). Choose between the Hotel Lykke or Brasserie L'M. This is a great opportunity to branch out and try a variety of local food.

Earlier meal times for children are available on request at the hotel.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Special dietary requirements are available on request, please advise us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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09/10/2024 - 3 nights
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