Hotel Plan B

  • France, Chamonix

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Plan B is newly built hotel in Chamonix and opened in September 2020. It's a modern and friendly hotel and the perfect choice for anyone wanting a fun and memorable stay. The location is perfect as the hotel is close to the main bus station which connect you to the different lifts in the valley. Being just a five minute walk into the very centre of Chamonix and 3 minutes' to the Aiguille du Midi cable car, it's in a great location for all aspects of your holiday. 

The hotels communal spaces show a real focus on fun and socialising, with a games rooms, two bowling alleys and a great central bar area which is host to many live music events and quizzes. There's a relaxation area too, with a sauna and whirlpool, great for evenings to unwind or white-out days. Here there's beauty treatments and massages if you want a real treat.

A modern brasserie style restaurant is where breakfast and dinner will be served. With a love of local and fresh produce. It's a great place to enjoy your dinner and a couple of drinks.

Added value

Free Chamonix Valley Card giving free travel on local trains and buses and discounted entry to some resort facilities

  • No. of hotel rooms: 59
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 3

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax €1.50 per person, per day (under 18's free of charge) paid locally


All rooms have double or twin beds (please specify preference when booking), shower room, flat screen TV with English speaking channels, toiletries, towels, safe, hair dryer, free WiFi and mountain views.

  • Standard rooms sleep 2 people (19m²). This room type can also be booked for sole occupancy with a supplement, please call for details
  • Superior rooms sleep 2-3 people (24m²) have an additional single bed and Mont Blanc mountain views
  • Family quad rooms sleep 3-4 people (26m²) have a separate lounge area with a double sofa bed, please call to book
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

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 things to do 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

From relaxing strolls to challenging hikes, holidays in Chamonix offer something for everyone. The huge choice of outdoor activities includes rafting, horse-riding, parapenting, mountain biking, climbing and summer tobogganing. In the resort centre there's bowling, a cinema and even a casino. There's 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 farmers market is in Mont Blanc Square every Saturday morning, with lots of food stands, cheese, fruit, vegs, local items and souvenirs.

Take the train to Gorges of Diosaz for a lovely walk on the boardwalks that're alongside the watercourse up to the gorge with some beautiful waterfalls (approx. 6€ entry, pay locally).

Merlet Animal Park in Les Houches is where eight species of alpine wildlife roam freely in a cleared section of the mountain side. Here there's two walking routes and a café onsite or picnic areas. Shuttle bus that's run by the Animal Park from Les Houches train station Monday to Friday (approx. 8€ entry, pay locally).


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.


Lift Opening Dates

  • Brévent - 11th June to 11th September 
  • Flégère - 9th June to 11th September
  • Grands Montets - 2nd July to 4th September
  • Aiguille du Midi - open year round (weather dependent) 
  • Montenvers Mer de Glace train - open year round (weather dependent) NB. The ice cave and gondola is open from 11th July to 13th September
  • Vallorcine - 4th June to 25th September 

Dates shown are for summer 2022.


E-Biking Half Day

A guide will take you through the bike paths of the Chamonix valley, showing off the landscapes around you.

Parapenting from Planpraz (Brevent)

Glide in the air surrounded by the gorgeous mountains and see the Chamonix Valley from above. Seeing Mont Blanc from the Brevent mountain range, your professional parapenting pilot will guide you in the air.

Please note the minimum age is 10 years old.


A 6km adventure down the rapids, on the top part of the Arve and its faster currents. 

Please note the minimum age is 10 years old.

Canyoning Half Day

Abseil and jump into pools of clear water, go down natural rock slides and have a fun day out exploring the canyons.

Please note the minimum age is 8 years old.

Rock Climbing in Les Gaillands Half Day

Located between the lake and forest, the Gaillands climbing site is the ideal playground for rock climbing. Supervised by a mountain guide who will take you through the various routes of the climbing wall, everyone can take this activity at their own pace.

Please note the minimum age is 6 years old.


We act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please see our terms & conditions.

  • Massage and beauty treatments (pay locally)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bowling alley
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool (indoor)
  • Garden terrace
  • WiFi
Family Facilities
  • Play room
  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet breakfast with hot and cold options

  • Dinner service:

    Three course dinner, served in the main restaurant called l'Arvy

    Special dietary requirements are on request and need to be mentioned on your booking

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 6.8670524
  • Latitude: 45.9172566
  • Location Description:

    Just 5 minutes' walk to the centre of Chamonix (500m) and 3 minutes' walk to the Aiguille du Midi cable car (300m). The resort busses depart from the bus station next door to all the Chamonix Valley ski areas and even Coumayeur in Italy (included on the Mont Blanc Unlimited lift pass). It's 5 minutes’ bus ride to the Brévent cable car.

Reviews of Hotel Plan B

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Total price from
per person from £769
Includes £100pp discount
Hotel Plan B
Chamonix, Half Board
31/08/2022 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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