Hotel Alpina

  • France, Chamonix

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Hotel Alpina is a contemporary hotel in the centre of Chamonix, with amazing views of Mont Blanc and Brevent mountain ranges. The bus stop is across the road from the hotel, making it even easier to reach the cable cars and top of the mountains.

The hotel rooms are modern with urban and mountain styles perfectly combined, giving a warm feel. This design is throughout the hotel, along with the mountain views.

Vista bar and restaurant on the 7th floor of the hotel provide 180° panoramic views over Chamonix resort and Mont Blanc. The food and cocktail menu give even more of a reason to visit. For a more relaxed vibe there is a great bar with an open fire area downstairs, as well as the spa area for a full pampering after exploring the mountains.  

Guests can dine in the Vista Restaurant in the hotel or can explore further with the the option to dine out in a choice of the sister hotels' restaurants: the Prieuré Hotel or Brasserie l'M, both situated in the centre of Chamonix, giving guests an opportunity to taste a variety if local cuisines.

To make your stay in Chamonix extra special there is the opportunity to spend an unforgettable night in the Refuge du Montenvers. 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, and wake up in the morning. This nights stay will include the Montenvers Railway to reach the hotel, dinner and breakfast. You won't even need to check out of Hotel Alpina.

  • No. of rooms: 138
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 7


24 hour reception desk

  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax €2.30 per person, per day (under 18s Free of charge) paid locally


All rooms have twin or double beds (please specify preference when booking), WiFi, bath with shower head attachment, flat screen TV with English speaking channels, safe, hair dryer, iron, tea making facilities, coffee machine, toiletries, desk, towels, linen, telephone and picturesque mountain views.

  • Double room (A2): sleeps 1-2 people (18m²) and has mountain views. 
  • Superior room (B2): sleeps 1-2 people (25m²) and has a balcony with views of Mont Blanc.
  • Triple superior room (C3): sleeps 3 people (25m²) and has Mont Blanc views and a balcony. 
  • Quad superior room (D4): sleeps 4 people (26m²). Has a double sofa bed and balcony with Mont Blanc views. Suitable for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12 years old).
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Adapted rooms available on request


The dazzling snow cap of Mont Blanc, Western Europe’s highest mountain, is a magnificent backdrop to the colourful resort of Chamonix and its smaller, but very attractive neighbour, Les Houches. From relaxing strolls to challenging hikes, this ideal walking country offers something for everyone.

The huge choice of outdoor activities (see our excursions tab) includes rafting, parapenting, mountain biking, climbing, horse riding and summer tobogganing. In Chamonix, there is also a superb adventure park, a sports centre and a wonderful 18 hole golf course in Le Praz and mini-golf. 

Offering a wide range of shops, cafés, bars and restaurants, Chamonix also has a cinema, casino and nightclubs. Take a trip up the spectacular Aiguille du Midi, one of Europe’s highest cable-cars, or a ride on the famous rack railway to 6,200ft to admire the stunning Mer de Glace glacier. For those looking to beat the crowds, spend an unforgettable night in the Refuge du Montenvers, sitting on the top of the Mer de Glace.

The Chamonix Valley Card is provided by your hotel upon arrival and offers FREE bus and train travel in the Chamonix Valley and reductions on many other services. The Mont Blanc Multipass is also available and provides a great value option for those wanting to explore numerous peaks using the in resort lift system.

Things to Do

Resort Card - Free to all guests

The free "Chamonix Valley Card" is provided by your hotel/apartment upon arrival and offers free bus and train travel in the Chamonix Valley and reductions on many other services.

Sample itinerary:

  • Day 1 | Bus to Argentiere and brisk walk back on the Petit Balcon Sud via Chalet la Floria for tea.
  • Day 2 | Train to leBuet or Vallorcine for walk to Refuge du Bérard or the Aiguille Rouge Nature Reserve.
  • Day 3 | Train towards Servoz, admiring the Bossons and Taconnaz glaciers. Visit the spectacular Gorges de la Diosaz (entrance €6.50, payable locally).
  • Day 4 | From Chamonix, bus to les Houches then the cable-car (pay locally) to the Col de Voza and the train to Eagle's Nest.


Other things to do in and around Chamonix

  • Excellent walking and climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Glacier walks
  • E-Bikes (book locally)
  • Mountain biking
  • Hydrospeed
  • Canyoning
  • Rock climbing
  • Mountaineering - Via ferrata
  • Merlet wildlife park
  • Adventure park
  • Sports centre
  • Golf course
  • Wide range of shops
  • Superb choice of restaurants
  • Cinema
  • Summer tobogganing
  • White-water rafting
  • Bowling
  • Crazy golf
  • Alpine Museum
  • Casino
  • Numerous festivals including Cosmo Jazz Festival and Fête des Guides with a sound and music show
  • Climbing World Cup and fireworks, Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc



Annecy £55, full day

The Venice of the Alps. Take a boat trip on beautiful Lake Annecy (pay locally €15), then browse through the colourful market, relax on a café terrace and visit the fascinating château.

Three Countries Tour £97, full day, Monday

Begin with a scenic drive up-valley to the Col de Forclaz for a superb view of the Rhone valley, then through Swiss vineyards, before arriving at the Grand St. Bernard Pass on the Swiss-Italian border. Time for a stroll around the lake, then to Aosta - 'Rome of the Alps'. An unforgettable day of varied landscapes, cultures and architecture!

Peaks of Perfection - £132

A great introduction to some of the exciting activities Chamonix has to offer including white water rafting, guided biking and gentle hiking.

  • River Rafting which starts and finishes in Chamonix on the river l’Arve, which runs through the centre of Chamonix – 45 minutes long.
  • Guided biking, a is cross-country through forests and rivers, not going on chair lifts, part of a group and bike included.
  • Guided Hike which is a half day hike with a guide around the Chamonix valley. It will be a gentle walk, not too strenuous.

All ½ days

Ice, Air & Rapids - £286

For the adrenaline seekers, experience big thrills white water rafting in Italy, land in front of the Chalet Hotel Sapinière as part of a tandem paraglide and take on the Mer de Glace glacier with a guide and all equipment included.

  • White Water Rafting in Italy at Dora Baltea. Guests are collected and taken to the start point, follow a 30km stretch of the Dora river. Active adrenaline adventure and intense thrills on big waves - You MUST be able to swim well. Half day adventure.
  • Parapenting from the Brevent. Take off from the top of the Brévent and enjoy fantastic views. You land in front of the Sapinière! Guests will fly in tandem with a qualified parapent pilot. Please note that a lift pass to start point is not included.
  • Full day glacier hike on the Mer de Glace (great day out for a taster of a glacier/ice walking). The Mer de Glace is one of the most well know glaciers in the Alps. Guests will be equipped with crampons, a harness and ice axes. The guide will lead you.

Peaks of Perfection & Ice,Air & Rapids are bookable for ages 12 and over. Date and times of each activity will be advised on arrival as the itinerary will be dictated by weather and groupings.

All excursions above will be available to book locally and prices shown are approximate, depending on availability. All excursions are subject to minimum numbers.

  • Free WiFi
  • Games rooms with billiard, a pinball machine and a virtual driving race car 
  • Car parking - pay locally
  • Lounge area
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • Whirlpool (indoor)
  • Shops
  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:

    A sweet and savoury buffet with a daily show cooking from our chef and hot options. 

    Available 7:00 - 11:00am.

  • Lunch service:

    Not included

  • Dinner service:

    Three course dinner.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 6.865575
  • Latitude: 45.832119
  • Location Description:

    In a central location, but quieter part of town. 

    Bus stop: 100m 

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Hotel Alpina
Chamonix, Half Board
18/05/2022 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Luton
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