Grandes Rousses Hotel & Spa

  • France, Alpe d'Huez

  • 5

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The luxurious décor and facilities of the Grand Rousses celebrate the very best of mountain lifestyle. The hotel has signed up to the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary commitment to advance their approach to social responsibility.  The family-run hotel prides itself on a high standard of service and a warm and friendly welcome is assured. From arrival to departure, you will have the designated concierge service on hand to meet any requirements or needs you may have. 

Ski in/ ski out access

Located in the centre of Alpe d'Huez, the Grandes Rousses Hotel & Spa has ski in/ ski out access. Perfect for those who are keen to get out on the mountain first thing and return when the lifts close for the day. The hotel has an incredible location in the resort, with breath-taking views of the mountain peeks surrounding Alpe d'Huez.

A cosy mountain retreat

With a range of accommodation, the hotel design has been influenced by an alpine chalet, easy to live in, intergenerational, cosy and warm. The spacious and bright rooms offer an enchanting atmosphere, many of the rooms have exceptional views of the alpine peaks and a range of high quality facilities. 

The hotel has two restaurants both of which are committed to using local produce and creating dishes influenced by the 'Isère' region. Half board meals are taken in the L'Espérance restaurant, where the menu is inspired by traditional French cuisine with a modern twist - choose to dine in the modern panoramic restaurant or in the unique private dining bubbles, be sure to reserve your pod at reception. If you are looking for a spot for lunch or want to dine à la carte, La Ferme d'Hubert is a great choice - the seasonal menu draws inspiration from nature, utilising local products from the region to create a delicious dishes to be enjoyed on the sunny terrace or in the modern brassiere style restaurant. At the end of the day, you can also enjoy sampling wine and platters of charcuterie and cheese sourced from neighbouring farms at Aux Grands Rouges Lounge Bar.

Unwind and relax

Residents have complimentary access to the Terrasse d'Hubert wellness area which has an outdoor heated pool, jacuzzi and heated sauna, perfect for giving yourself a break after a day exploring Alpe d'Huez.

The Spa des Alpes is the perfect place to pamper yourself, reserve your 45 minute spot for a local fee, and enjoy the sensory pool, copper baths, cryotherapy equipment, sensory showers, ice fountain, sauna, hammam and tea room. The spa is adults open daily, so you can fully relax without any interruptions.

Alpe d'Huez

  • 34 green runs, 31 blue runs, 30 red runs and 16 black runs
  • Resort altitude of 1,860 metres
  • Ski to Pic Blanc, the highest point in Alpe d'Huez at 3,330 metres

Alpe d'Huez is a lively ski resort and its position will make any skier or snowboarder happy. It has the double benefit of lying on high sunny plateau and being surrounded by an amazing snow bowl, with miles of varied and enjoyable runs and off piste opportunities. 

Skiing and snowboarding in Alpe d'Huez

This resort has everything to please no matter what your skiing ability is from wide open blues and greens to challenging black runs. There's 249km of skiing, giving you endless opportunities to explore and visit the different villages without feeling that you are doing the same run more than once. The altitude of the resort means that there is an excellent snow record, with the Sarenne Glacier and over 900 snow cannons, even late season skiing will have great conditions.

The Pic Blanc summit at 3,330m affords breath-taking views across the whole of the Southern Alps and provides a wonderful starting point for the Sarenne descent - one of the longest black runs in the world at fully 16km from top to bottom! Alpe d'Huez is ideal for snowboarders, providing two well maintained snow parks and plenty of boarder friendly cable cars and chair lifts. 

Where to stay in Alpe d'Huez

We offer a variety of accommodation in Alpe d'Huez, from self catering apartments, hotels with spa facilities and our own catered chalets. Many of the properties are situated close to the pistes and ski lifts making it incredibly easy to get onto the slopes. 

Bars and restaurants in Alpe d'Huez

With its lively apres scene, Alpe d'Huez has plenty of bars both on and off the mountain to keep you entertained. Head to the legendary La Folie Douce for an afternoon of dancing on the tables, if you prefer something a bit more laid back Smithys Tavern often has live music and streams live sports events. 

On the food front, there is a wide variety of restaurants suitable for all tastes and budgets. Enjoy restaurants serving regional specialities, cosy pizzerias or fine dining establishments. 

What's included in an Inghams holiday to Alpe d'Huez

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, bed & breakfast,  half board, full board or chalet catering. Please see the 'Ski extras' tab below for information on the optional extras including ski hire, lift pass and tuition. 

Skiing levels
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 250 km
Runs 34 31 30 16
Longest run 0 Km
Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus True
  • No. of hotel rooms: 106
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 7


  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 11am 
  • Official rating: 5

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax: €3.30 per person, per day (under 18s free of charge)


Classic double rooms are 22m² and sleep two people. They have a king-size or twin beds and an East or North facing balcony with a view of the village or the mountains. These rooms are available for sole occupancy on request, please call to book.

Panoramic rooms are 24m² and sleep two people with a king-sized or twin beds, desk and armchair, and have a south facing balcony with panoramic views over the resort towards the mountains.

Prestige rooms are around 31m² and sleep two to three people with a double bed or twin beds, and additional bed for a child. These rooms have mountain or village views. 

Panoramic rooms, Deluxe rooms and Suites also have Bluetooth speakers as well as multiple charging and USB points.

Room facilities

  • King-sized or twin beds, please let us know if you have a preference
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tassimo or Nespresso machine for tea and coffee
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV with English speaking channels
  • Bathroom with bath and shower head attachment
  • Toiletries
  • WC
  • Safe
  • Interconnecting rooms are available on request



The Hotel Les Grandes Rousses is equipped with a lift to all floors and has access ramps available and has adapted rooms available on request. The rooms have a lower bathroom sink and a higher level toilet with rails. 

Please call to book to ensure that it meets your requirements.

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

Longitude: 6.0664151
Latitude: 45.0931435

  • Located at the side of the slopes with skiing back to the door
  • Central location in the resort
  • Ski in / ski out location at the foot of the Shuss green run
  • Ski lift opposite the hotel 
  • Partner ski hire shop on site
  • 200m to the ski school meeting point and nursery slopes (take the bucket lift just by the hotel)

There are three south-facing outdoor terraces with wonderful views, one of which includes the outdoor heated swimming pool, cosmic sauna and whirlpool. This area, La Terrace de la Ferme d'Hubert, is open 10am - 7pm and children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Spa des Alpes Wellness Area has a sensory pool with a variety of themes, hammam, sauna, ice fountain, waterfall bucket, sensorial shower, copper bathtubs and six treatment rooms with numerous massage and beauty treatments available to book locally. There is a local fee to use the Spa des Alpes, it is approx. €25 per person for a 45 minute session.

The hotel also offers:

  • Wine, Cheese & Tapas Bar 
  • Cocktail bar with live evening music (6-10pm)
  • Lounge with open fireplace
  • Events rooms for conferences and seminars
  • Games room
  • Home cinema
  • Ski shop on site with heated ski lockers (charge of €3 per day if not rented from the shop) 
  • Free Wi-Fi
Family Facilities
  • Baby cots are available on request for children under 2 years (free)
  • Games room for children 
  • Children's meals are available (on request)
  • TV networks and channels for children 
  • Baby safety gates available (on request)
  • Books and DVDs 
  • Music for children 
  • Puzzles and board games 
  • Babysitting and child care services are available (on request - book and pay locally) 
  • Earlier meal times for children are available (on request)

This hotel is offered on a half board basis.

Continental buffet breakfast with additional hot options is served between 7.30-10.30am.

A three course evening meals with choice of menu and waiter service is served each day. The modern menus include classic dishes as well as mountain specialties and the cuisine is refined and generous with contemporary flavours. Savoyard specialties are available upon request with no supplement and you can upgrade for the À La Carte menu locally. Dinner service is usually between 7-9.30pm.

You can choose between a table in the restaurant or have dinner in the unique heated outdoor pods, be sure to reserve your pod reception.

Christmas and New Year gala dinners included on 24th and 31st December. Special dietary requirements such as gluten free, vegetarian and vegans can be catered for but please let us know in advance.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

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

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