One of the biggest names in après ski has decided to push the boundaries and open a hotel!
Reinventing the Savoy Palace from the inside out, the Folie Douce Hotel will bring it's eclectic mix of hospitality and entertainment to a permanent position in Chamonix.
Hitting the slopes couldn't be easier, the Savoy lift is less than a minutes walk away (giving access to the Brévant and Flégère ski area) and the ski-in/ski-out access means reaching both slopes and resort centre are just moments away.
What about the world famous après we hear you say? No less than the best with après daily from 5-8pm at the After Mountain Party Bar. DJs, dancers, singers and musicians are all on the menu and we are sure this Folie flagship will not disappoint!
If you need a break from the party, take advantage of the large spa with sauna and steam room plus the outdoor pool with fabulous views across to Mont Blanc- Yoga classes are also available for the ultimate mind and body detox.
Bar Janssen offers a laid back vibe with an extensive cocktail menu, there's also a children's club (pay locally 4-12yrs) which includes everything from ski tuition, movie nights and mountain excursions.
Primarily offered on a bed & breakfast basis, there's opportunity to explore Chamonix by night and enjoy the fabulous range of restaurants on offer. Alternatively, half-board meals are available to pre-book and can be taken in the Le Petite Cuisine, offering a mixed menu of Savoyard and Italian food. There are 2 additional restaurants on site, La Fruitiere is a traditional french gourmet restaurant or Le Kiosque which offers quick and delicious street food (both pay locally).
There are two grades of rooms available, 3* Access rooms and 4* Premium rooms (spa access included). See below for more details.
There are 248 rooms in the Folie Douce Hotel.
Rooms in the Folie Douce Hotel are split between 3* Access rooms and 4* Premium rooms.
Access rooms are compact (18m2) and simply furnished. Each have shower rooms with WC and satellite TV
Premium rooms include spa access and have additional facilities including a telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, fridge and hairdryer. The design and furnishings have an extra level of Folie pizzazz.
Board basis options available
This property caters for the following special dietary requirements
With much of the terrain above 2000m, the skiing in Chamonix valley has for many years attracted skiers looking for good snow and who also want to ski the famous Vallée Blanche - or tackle the rest of the extensive off-piste skiing. But there is a lot more to skiing Chamonix than just challenging slopes, and skiers and snowboarders of all levels should find runs to the suit them. And you certainly don’t need to be an expert to enjoy the truly spectacular scenery. There’s an efficient ski bus which links the five main ski areas. At the foot of the majestic Mont Blanc massif, the resort’s setting is both unique and breathtaking. The town of Chamonix offers an excellent range of sporting and leisure facilities, and the nightlife, complete with an excellent choice of restaurants, is unrivalled, The choice of skiing is remarkable, with testing slopes for ambitious skiers at Argentière, cruisy blues and fun reds at Brévent-Flégère and Le Tour and skiing for beginners in Chamonix and at the pretty nearby village of Les Houches.
For more information on travel and transport visit our Chamonix page
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2ad & 2ch 5-14
|Mont Blanc Unlimited Pass*||6||£233 L/£290 H||£199 L/£247 H||£199 L/£247 H||£892|
L (15 - 21 Dec & 6 April - end of season) H (22 Dec - 5 April)
*Mont Blanc Pass also includes Les Houches, Lognan-GRands Montets. Aiguille du Midi & Montenvers, plus Verbier, Megeve & Cormayeur (transport extra)
** Chamonix pass includes Brevent-Flegere, Balme, Grand Montets (extra Lognan)
*0-4 Free (issued locally, photo required)
|Skis & Boots||£100||£115||£135|
|Snowboard & boots||-||£115||£135|
|Child* 6-12||Skis & Boots||-||£82||-|
|Snowboard & boots||-||£82||-|
Equipment Hire (6 days) - Please see here for description of hire categories.
*White category skis & boots available for children 3-5yrs: £45
*Child snowboard tuition 8-12yrs
|Days||Hours||Adult 12+||Child* 5-11|
Adult beginner snowboard tuition available locally.
*Child tuition is in Argentiere, return transport included and meeting arrangements can be made for adults if also in ski school.
|Days||Hours||Adult 13+||Child* 6-12|
|Ski||6||2½ hrs per day||£149||£149|
|Snowboard||6||2½ hrs per day||£159||£163|
Ski school times: 9-11:30am except Christmas & New Year (2-4:30pm) & 9 Feb - 8 March (2:30-5pm)
Snowboard tuition only available 9 Feb - 8 March. *Child snowboard tuition 8-12yrs
Prices and supplements are correct at time of printing. Up-to-date prices will be confirmed at time of booking.
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