L'Ours Blanc Apartments

  • France, Alpe d'Huez

  • 3

    3 Rating

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With L'Ours Blanc Apartments being located right in the centre of Alpe d'Huez it means that the ski area is easily reached, via the well known bucket lifts going to the Rond Points des Pistes and ski school meeting point.

Great location

With a central location in Alpe d'Huez, you can easily get onto the ski area each day. The apartments have direct access to the shopping gallery which has plenty of bars, restaurants, delicatessen and a bakery, this also gives you direct access to the ice skating rink. The resort swimming pools are also conveniently close to the apartments. The great location makes these apartments ideal for groups of friends or families. 

Cosy and comfortable

The majority of the apartments provide breath-taking panoramas of the valley or the Oisans Massif in addition to being completely furnished and equipped with everything you require for an enjoyable stay in the mountains.

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 apartments: 101
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 8


  • Check in: 5pm
  • Check out: 10am 
  • Official rating: 3

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax: €2.50 per person, per day (under 18s free of charge) 
  • Refundable deposit: €200 required on arrival (credit cards accepted)


Studio apartments sleep two to four people and are 25m². Each apartment has a living room with two day beds and bunks beds in an alcove.

One bedroom apartments can sleep two to five people and are 27m². Each apartment has a living room with two daybeds, one with a pull-out bed (recommended for children) or one double sofa bed, plus a double or triple bedroom.

One bedroom south facing apartments can sleep two to four people and are 25m². These apartments have a living room with two daybeds, one with a pull-out bed (recommended for children) or one double sofa, and one double or triple bedroom.

Apartment facilities

  • All apartments have twin or double beds (please specify preference when booking)
  • Balcony or terrace with mountain views
  • Bath with shower head attachment or shower room
  • WC
  • Kitchenette equipped with electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, oven, microwave, coffee machine and kitchenware
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Safe (additional supplement)
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Bed linen
  • Towels
  • Welcome cleaning kit
  • Beds are made on arrival (except sofa beds)
  • End of stay cleaning is included (except kitchen)


  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Longitude: 6.0654127
Latitude: 45.0906365

  • 200 metres to the bus stop
  • 50 metres to the centre of resort
  • Free shuttle just outside the residence to get you to the slopes in 10 minute
  • 4 minutes' walk (400 metres) to the Telecentre 'bucket' lift
  • Ski back to within 3 minutes' walk of apartments
  • Mountain views
  • Ski and boot room
  • Wi-Fi is available to pre-book for £21.50 to connect up to 5 devices
  • Ski shop next door
  • Reception
  • Bread, pastry and shopping deliveries  (pay locally)
  • Laundry services (pay locally)
  • Shuttle services available (book locally)
  • Secure luggage storage 
Family Facilities
  • Baby kits are available on request for €45 per week. Set includes cot (no mattress or linen), highchair and changing mat. Suitable for children under 2 years

The L'Ours Blanc Apartments are on a self catering board basis, food and drink is not included in the package price. 

Benefitting from a central location, you are just a short walk away from the local shops, bars and restaurants. The residence also offers a bakery delivery service which you can book and pay for locally.

Alternatively, we've partnered up with Huski who provide premium oven ready meals across the French Alps. Huski will deliver your meals directly to your accommodation in time for your arrival, all you'll have to do is cook. If you'd like to know more, please click here for further details.

Board basis options available

  • Self Catering

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Total price from
per person from £731
Includes £10pp discount
04/01/2025 - 7 nights
4 adults
From Leeds Bradford
Self Catering
L'Ours Blanc Apartments
Alpe d'Huez
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