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Hotel Heliopic

  • France, Chamonix

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We are delighted to feature this state of the art, chic, yet comfortable hotel at the foot of the Aiguille de Midi cable car and just a 5 minutes walk from the centre of town.

Enjoy its wonderful spa which covers over 500m² and is open all day for residents only. A treat for walkers after a long hike or just to pamper, the cutting edge concept offers hot areas (sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi) linked by a warm ‘tiedipaerium’ to the cold area which includes an ice grotto and plunge pool. There is also a large indoor swimming pool. Beauty treatments, hair dressers and massages are also available (payable locally).

The large lobby in the heart of the hotel offers a variety of special hospitality areas which include an all day tea and coffee station (free of charge), multimedia area, home cinema, bar, restaurant. Children are well catered for with their own play room (and look out for the sweetie bar!).

Added value

Free bottle of wine in room on arrival

Free afternoon tea and cakes (4-5pm daily with voucher provided by hotel)

Free tea and coffee all day

Free upgrade from Standard Room to Superior Room from 22 May - 26 June & 1 Sept to end of season (Subject to availability on arrival)

Guests will receive a 20% reduction on treatments and massages booked locally (Mon-Thurs 10am-3pm)

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 102
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 4
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 2
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4

The spacious rooms all have double or twin beds (please specify when booking), bathroom, safe, tea and coffee making facilities, balcony, DVD player, TV with English speaking channels, hairdryer, telephone and free Wi-Fi.

  • Standard rooms (A2) sleep two or can be taken for sole use with a supplement
  • The larger superior rooms (B3) can take a third bed for an adult or child (please note that this 3rd bed is a sofa bed)
  • Spacious family rooms (C4) can take up to 2 extra bunk beds for adults or children in a separate alcove from the main rooms, which again has a double or twin as requested

Subject to availability on arrival, guests booking a Standard room from 22 May- 26 Jun or 1 Sep - End of the summer 2019 season will receive a free room upgrade to a Superior room. 

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Wireless internet

Accessibility

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

This hotel has good accessibility both inside and outside the property however the rooms are not adapted for persons of reduced mobility.

Meals

  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Formal

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet continental breakfast with hot and cold options (6.30 - 10am)

  • Lunch service:

    Not included but lunch packs can be purchased from the adjacent Epicerie/coffee shop. 

  • Dinner service:

    Enjoy dinner in the newly designed Akashon restaurant.

    4 course dinner with choice of soup or salad, choice of starter, choice of main course and dessert or cheese. Guests can also dine from the à la carte menu and receive a credit of €28 per dinner, please advise the day before. This hotel can cater for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets- please advise this at the time of booking. (7 - 10pm)

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Chamonix

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 toboganning. 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. Why not try our fantastic new Peaks of Perfection Activity Week in Chamonix, a perfect holiday if you love an active break, leave the organising to us!

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 locally through our in resort Rep and provides a great value option for those wanting to explore numerous peaks using the in resort lift system - see our Inghams Plus tab.

Things to do in resort

  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Golf
  • Horse-riding
  • Paragliding
  • Walking

From relaxing strolls to challenging hikes, holidays in Chamonix offer something for everyone. The huge choice of outdoor activities includes rafting, parapenting, mountain biking, climbing and summer tobogganing. There is also a superb adventure park, a sports centre and a wonderful 18 hole golf course and mini-golf; be as relaxed or active as you like. Ride one of Europe's highest cable cars to the spectacular Aiguille du Midi overlooking Mont Blanc, the famous rack railway to 6,200ft to admire the stunning Mer de Glace glacier, or take a trip to Les Houches, Chamonix's quieter village neighbour, 6km down the valley.

 

The lifts are open on the following dates:

Brévent - 8th June to 15th September 2019

Grands Montets - dates to be confirmed

Aiguille du Midi - open year-round (weather dependent) 

Montenvers Mer de Glace train - open year-round (weather dependent)

Les Houches - 8th June to 22nd September 2019

Le Tour - 8th June to 22nd September 2019

Glacier des Bossons - 16th June to 15th September 2019

NB. The Flégère lift is not open in summer 2019 due to ft replacement, but the same walking area can be accessed via the Brévent lift.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 6.8698924
  • Latitude: 45.9178128
  • Nearest Bus Stop: 350
  • Nearest Lift:

    Aiguille du Midi

  • Distance to Lift: 50
  • Nearest Station:

    Chamonix

  • Distance to Station: 750
  • Distance to City Centre: 750

For more information on travel and transport visit our Chamonix page

Excursions

Pre-bookable Excursions

Annecy £49, full day, Friday (Summer 19, £50)

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 £62, full day, Monday (Summer 19, £64)

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!

We have new and exciting pre-bookable activity packages now available in Chamonix. Applicable for Wednesday arrivals only, guests can now book the following:

Mountain Magic - £121 (Summer 19, £124)

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 - £260 (Summer 19, £267)

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 Brevent 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.

Mountain Magic & 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 also be available to book locally, depending on availability. All excursions are subject to minimum numbers.

Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

Facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool (15 metres long) (Open from 10am - 8pm)
  • Spa with sauna, indoor and outdoor whirlpool, solarium, steam room and ice grotto
  • Massage and beauty treatments (payable locally)
  • Fitness room
  • Boutique
  • 2 restaurants, bar, conference facilities
  • children's playroom
  • Lift
  • Laundry service (pay locally)
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Indoor jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Restaurant
  • Steam room
  • Bar
  • WiFi
  • Car parking - indoor

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Indoor parking (€10 per day, on request)
  • Resort tax payable locally approx €2.30 per day (with no charge for under 18 year olds)

Family Facilities

Baby sitting is €15 per hour.

  • Cots & Linen
  • Early meals available in restaurant
  • Child's Menu
  • Games room
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Play room
  • Baby sitting - evening
  • Baby sitting - day

Special Offers

Early Booking Offer: Save up to £240 per couple Summer 2019 (Subject to availability)

* Prices include flights, transfers, the relevant nights' accommodation and meals as indicated. Prices shown online are after deducting any applicable Early Booking Offer

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Hotel Heliopic
Chamonix, Half Board
03/06/2020 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Luton
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