Refuge des Aiglons

  • France, Chamonix

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This contemporary and stylish hotel offers very high standards of comfort and fantastic facilities. The hotel is a firm favourite with our guests and offers a warm and friendly welcome.

It is situated in a residential area 7 minutes' walk from the centre of Chamonix and has a bus stop directly outside the property.

The outdoor pool makes this hotel a very popular choice, as do the included extras such as the welcome bottle of wine on arrival (one per room), afternoon tea or coffee daily with choice of cake or cookie and the option of taking your half board meal as either lunch or dinner giving you the freedom to explore Chamonix as you choose.

Added value

Free daily snack pack (Includes cereal bar, crisps, bottled water)

Free afternoon tea/coffee and cake or cookie 4-5:30pm

Free bottle of red or white wine per room on arrival

Free bike hire (Subject to availability) 

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

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 107
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3

Reception

  • Check in time 5pm
  • Check out time 10am 
  • Credit cards accepted 
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

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

Rooms

All rooms have twin or double beds (please specify preference when booking) have bath with shower head attachment, hair dryer, telephone, bath robes, slippers, safety deposit box, satellite / cable flat screen TV with English speaking channels, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities and valley or Mont Blanc views.

  • Twin room (A2): sleeps 2 people and has valley views (20m²)
  • Superior twin room (B3): sleeps 3 people. Additional single sofa bed and a balcony with Mont Blanc views (25m²)
  • Junior suite (C4): sleeps 2-4 people. Additional double sofa bed (suitable for two children). Please request either valley or Mont Blanc views (40m²)
  • Single room (F1): with shower (19m²)

Interconnecting A2 rooms are available (on request).

Bedroom facilities

  • Availability of a cot
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Family rooms (sleeps 4+)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Wireless internet
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 9
  • Access ramp: Yes
  • The hotel is situated on the valley floor in the Chamonix Sud area
  • There are nine steps to hotel entrance or step free access via the spa
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 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. 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

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

Facilities
  • Sun terrace with views of Mont Blanc 
  • Comfortable reception
  • Lounge area
  • Spa and wellness facilities including large outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, sauna and steam room (Free)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • WiFi (Free
  • Bike hire available from the hotel (Free - subject to availability)
  • Garden
  • Fitness room 
  • Massage and beauty treatments available (book and pay locally)
  • Live music every Thursday evening between 6-8pm in July and August
  • Tea and coffee making facilities available from reception
  • Bus stop opposite the hotel
  • Lift
  • Car parking (pre book and pay locally)
  • Bar
  • Garden
  • Local bus service
  • Lounge area
  • Garden terrace
  • Car parking
  • Bike hire
  • Spa
  • WiFi
Family Facilities
  • Baby cots are available (Free) for children under 2 years
  • Earlier meal times for children are available (on request)
  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
Meals
  • Meals can be served outside, weather permitting
  • Special dietary requirements are available (on request)
  • Lunch may be taken instead of evening meal 
  • Earlier meal times for children are available (on request)
  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:
    • On site
  • Dress code for restaurants:
    • Informal 
  • Breakfast service:
    • Continental buffet breakfast with additional hot options
  • Lunch service:
    • Afternoon tea and snacks are available (presentation of voucher at the bar)
    • Free daily snack box including water bottle, cereal bar, fruit puree and crisps 
  • Dinner service:
    • 3 course evening meals with choice of menu 
    • Courses include starter, main and dessert 
    • Tea and coffee served after dinner 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 6.8698
  • Latitude: 45.9253
  • Location Description:

    900m to the resort centre

    300m to the lifts

    50m to the bus stop

     

  • Nearest Station:

    Chamonix Sud

  • Nearest Lift:

    Aiguille du Midi


For more information on travel and transport visit our Refuge des Aiglons page

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Refuge des Aiglons
Chamonix, Half Board
08/09/2021 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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