Hotel Lykke

  • France, Chamonix

  • 4

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The Hotel Lykke, situated in the beautiful town of Chamonix is a calming hotel surrounded by woodland themed décor and soft green accent walls. With a recent renovation to some parts of the hotel and the hotels name even translating to “happiness” in Danish we’re sure you’ll love your stay here.

Appetite for Walking

After a day of walking in the Chamonix mountains, the Hotel Lykke will feel like a welcome retreat, enjoy the spa (open from 15th of July 2024) or in the evening you can head to the hotel restaurant for a tasty meal. The restaurant also takes influence from nature offering atmospheric décor.

Relaxation Holiday

Those looking for relaxation are in for a treat, the hotels new spa opens on the 15th of July 2024 and will offer a sauna, hammam, indoor swimming pool and fitness room.

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: 132
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 4


Twin Standard Rooms sleep two people, are approx. 23m², have a shower stall and can be made up as twin beds or a double bed (please specify preference when booking). This room type is also available for sole use on request and at a supplement, sole use rooms can either have a bath with showerhead or a shower stall, please call to book.

Twin Superior Rooms sleep two people, are approx. 32m² and have a bath with showerhead. This room type is also available as a triple, quad or sole use room on request and at a supplement.

Triple Superior Rooms sleep three people, are approx. 32m² and have a bath with showerhead. Beds can either be made up as twin beds or a double bed (please specify preference when booking) the extra bed is a single sofa bed.

Quad Superior Rooms sleep four people, are approx. 32m² and have a bath with showerhead. There is a main bed which can either be made up as twin beds or a double bed (please specify preference when booking) the extra bed is a double sofa bed.

Cots free for children up to two years (on request and subject to availability).

All rooms have:

  • Balcony with mountain views
  • Tea & coffee making facilities (available on each floor of the hotel)
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer

Local fees and taxes

There is a resort tax of approx. €2.50 per person, per day payable locally (under 18s free of charge).


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes
  • Airport transfer time: approx. 1 hour 15 minutes from Geneva airport
  • Located near the centre of Chamonix
  • 50 metres to nearest bus stop
  • Small garden
  • Lounge area
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking, bookable and payable locally
  • New spa and wellness area opening on the 15th of July 2024 and will include a sauna, hammam, indoor swimming pool and fitness room. The spa area including the indoor pool will be limited to a maximum of 40 people at a time.

The hotel restaurant Kaffe & Kro is where you’ll enjoy breakfast and dinner on half-board (please note that from the 2nd of September - 16th of October 2024 the hotel is only available on bed and breakfast).

Breakfast offers a delicious sweet and savory buffet with hot and cold options including waffles, pancakes, pastries, fresh fruit and regional cold meats and dairy products. For those dining on half-board, you can enjoy a delicious buffet for dinner. 

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

Child meal times are available to arrange locally.

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Special dietary requirements are available on request. Please of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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per person from £899
Includes £30pp discount
08/10/2025 - 3 nights
2 adults
From Manchester Int.
Half Board
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