Hotel Richemond

  • France, Chamonix

  • 2.5

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The traditional family run Hotel Richemond is on the lively shopping street in Chamonix centre, it still retains the original architecture which has been preserved to keep its charm.

Traditional and charming

The Hotel Richemond is still run by the welcoming Sarraz family who built it in 1914. The hotel's original architectural elements still remain visible today and some of the original furniture has been lovingly preserved, which make this grand and traditional hotel a popular choice with our guests. After a day of exploring Chamonix, the bar provides a cosy and welcoming space in front of the fireplace.

Local cuisine

Offered on a bed and breakfast basis the hotel is an excellent choice for those wishing to sample some of the many fantastic local restaurants. Many of the wonderful local restaurants are within walking distance, so you can sample some of the regions favourite dishes including the iconic cheese fondue or Pierre-Chaud and braserade, a sizzling selection of meats which you cook yourself over hot rocks or a table top BBQ. 

Central location

The hotel has a prime location in the centre of Chamonix, and is on the liveliest shopping street in the resort. You are not far from an array of shops, cafes and restaurants. 

The ski areas can be accessed via the local free ski bus, which has a regular service to take you to Brévent, Flégère, Grand Montets and Le Tour. Alternatively, there is a train station 100m away, with access to Argentière and the Grands Montets ski area. Check out the 'ski and snowboard' tab to find out more information about the skiing.  


  • Ski to an altitude of 3,842m
  • 6 green, 30 blue, 31 red and 10 black runs
  • Around 150km of skiing or snowboarding

Set against truly spectacular scenery at the foot of the majestic Mont Blanc, the resort's setting is both unique and breath-taking. Chamonix offers an excellent range of sporting and leisure facilities with an unrivalled nightlife whilst Les Houches is quieter but full of Alpine charm. 

Chamonix has been awarded two Flocon Vert snowflakes, demonstrating the resort's commitment to environmental preservation and highlighting its dedication to sustainable development. Guests can benefit from a guest card included with your accommodation, this gives you free access to the trains and buses in the Chamonix valley. The main fleet has a range of electric buses and hybrid buses to transport you around the valley. Chamonix has also begun the process of requesting UNESCO recognition for the Mont Blanc massif.

Skiing and snowboarding in Chamonix

With 90% of the terrain above 2000m, Chamonix has for many years attracted skiers looking for good snow. The choice of skiing is amazing, from cruisy blues and fun reds at Le Brevent, Flegere and Le Tour to more challenging runs at Les Grands Montets. There's even the renowned Valle Blanche, a 23km descent, an unmarked, unmaintained and unpatrolled off-piste run down into Chamonix.

There's an efficient ski bus service which links the five main ski areas with our accommodation in Chamonix and the nearby village of Les Houches, so you can experience a new area almost every day.

Where to stay in Chamonix

We offer a range of accommodation in Chamonix. Whether you want to stay in a grand old traditional hotel, a luxury residence or an ultra modern hotel, there is plenty of accommodation types to choose from.

Bars and restaurants in Chamonix

There is no shortage of restaurants in Chamonix, there is something for all tastes and budgets. Enjoy regional classics, pizza, Asian fusion or fine dining in one of the many restaurants on or off the piste. 

What's included in an Inghams holiday to Chamonix

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, or half board. Optional add ons include equipment hire, lift pass and tuition, please see the 'Ski extras' tab below for more information on these.

Skiing levels
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 150 km
Runs 6 30 31 10
Longest run 0 Km


Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus True
  • No. of rooms: 52
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6


  • Check in: 5pm
  • Check out: 11am 
  • Official rating: 2

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax €0.90 per person, per day (under 18s Free of charge) paid locally
  • Credit cards accepted (except American Express)


Brévent Twin/ Triple rooms sleep two to three people and are around 20m² with a Brévent view. The rooms are made up as twin bed and an additional single bed 

Double room sleeps two people, are made up as a double and are around 19m² with a Brévent view

Mont Blanc Twin/Triple room sleep two to three people and are 20m² with a balcony and view of Mont Blanc. The rooms are made up as twin bed and an additional single bed 

Single room are available for sole occupancy, the rooms are approximately 14 ² and have a Brévent view


Room facilities

  • Picturesque views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Bath with shower head attachment or shower room,
  • WC
  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Longitude: 6.8698
Latitude: 45.9253

  • 50 metres to the nearest bus stop
  • 60 metres to the centre of resort
  • 400 metres to the ski lifts
  • 300 metres to the nursery slopes and ski school meeting point
  • 100 metres to the train station
  • 50 meters to the ski hire shop
  • 300 metres to the supermarket 




  • Sun terrace with mountain views
  • Bar
  • Lounge area
  • Games room with table tennis and billiards 
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Mountain views
  • Shuttle service to the slopes 
  • Lift
  • Car parking
Family Facilities
  • Baby cots are available on request (Free) for children under 2 years 

This hotel is offered on a bed and breakfast basis.

Fuel up for a day skiing with the continental breakfast buffet served each day, consisting of cold cuts, pastries, bread and condiments. Additional hot options are also served.

The hotel is ideally situated close to some lovely restaurants serving a variety of different dishes. While you are away, be sure to try some of the regional cuisine, fondue and raclette is incredibly popular here. With Chamonix being so close to the Italian border, there is a good provision of Italian restaurants, so you don't have to look too far for a pizza.

  • No of restaurants: 1

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

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