Alpina Eclectic Hotel

  • France, Chamonix

  • 4

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The Hotel Alpina has a fresh and contemporary style. The rooms are really cosy and combine urban and alpine styles. When you want to relax, check out the spa area and pamper yourself after a day of walking in the mountains.

Enjoy scenic summer views

The Hotel Alpina has a great location, not far from the centre of Chamonix. The best way to appreciate the Alpina’s location is to head to the Vista bar on the 7th floor where you’ll find an excellent drinks menu (payable locally) as well as 180° panoramic views. You can sip on a beverage whilst admiring the mighty Mont Blanc or, look down and witness the flurry of activity happening in Chamonix below.

An adventure in the mountains

For those after a unique experience in Chamonix, the Hotel Alpina offers 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

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 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.

  • No. of rooms: 138
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 7
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

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


Standard Rooms are approx. 18m² and sleep up to two people. All rooms have mountain views, twin beds or a double bed (please specify preference when booking), Wi-Fi, tea & coffee making facilities, TV, safe, bath with shower head and hairdryer.

Superior Rooms are approx. 25m² and sleep up to two people. They have a large balcony with views of Mont Blanc. Triple superior rooms are also available.

Quad Superior Rooms are approx. 26m² and sleep up to four people (two adults and two children under 14 years old). The additional bed is a double sofa bed and there is a balcony with Mont Blanc views.

Standard and Superior 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.

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

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

Longitude: 6.865575
Latitude: 45.832119

  • Airport transfer time: approx. 1 hour 15 minutes from Geneva airport
  • In the centre of Chamonix, but a quieter part of town 
  • 100 metres to the nearest bus stop
  • Spa with sauna, steam room and whirlpool (please note that the spa area has a limited capacity and therefore booking a spa slot is required, the spa can get fully booked so we suggest booking in advance).
  • Fitness room
  • 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)
  • Games rooms with billiards, pinball machine and a virtual driving race car (some games are payable)
  • Vista bar with panoramic views of Chamonix and Mont Blanc
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking (bookable and payable locally)

For breakfast you can tuck into a delicious continental buffet breakfast with hot options.

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

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

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

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