Residence La Rivière Apartments

  • France, Chamonix

  • 3

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La Riviere apartments are located in the area of Chamonix Sud which is built around pedestrian promenades and shopping area, so you are never far from the resort amenities. 

Central location

Because of its convenient position in the heart of Chamonix, these apartments are within walking distance of all the resort's amenities, including a variety of shops, restaurants, and the terminal for public transportation. The bus terminal is only a few minutes' walk away from the residence, and from there, you can easily catch shuttles to the Chamonix ski areas and make your way back to the residence at the end of the day.

The Aiguille du Midi cable car is also a short distance away and can be reached on foot from the apartments. The Aiguille du Midi is the highest point in the valley that can be reached by cable car, and it is also the beginning point of the Vallée Blanche, which is a world-famous 20km off-piste run with varied terrain.

If you are interested in exploring the many après-ski venues that are located in the middle of Chamonix, then it is a short to walk to the various bars and restaurants dotted around.

Light and modern

The apartments are light and modern, decorated in a contemporary Alpine style with wooden furnishings and tones throughout. Each apartment is fully equipped with everything needed for a week in the mountains including a kitchen with a variety of appliances, a lounge and a short walk from the centre of Chamonix, there are amazing views over the resort with the mountains in the background too.

Chamonix

  • 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
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

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

2

Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus True
Rooms
  • No. of apartments: 74
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 5

Reception

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

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax €1.50 per person, per day (under 18s free of charge) paid locally 
  • Refundable deposit €200 required on arrival (credit cards accepted)

Rooms

Studio cabin apartments can sleep two to four people and are around 25m². Each apartment has a living area with a double flip down bed and an alcove with bunk beds. These are located in the La Riviere building.

Beds are made on arrival (except sofa beds) and end of stay cleaning is included (except kitchen). 

 

Apartment facilities

  • Twin or double beds (please specify preference when booking)
  • Bath with shower head attachment or shower room
  • WC
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Living area
  • Kitchenette equipped with microwave, oven, hot plates, fridge, dining area, dishwasher, kettle and kitchenware,
  • Coffee machine
  • Satellite TV
  • Wi-Fi (pay locally)
  • Bed linen
  • Towels
  • Safe
  • Cleaning kit

 

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

Longitude: 11.307550
Latitude: 47.110481

 

  • 200 metres to the resort centre
  • 1000 metres to the ski lifts and ski school meeting point
  • 50 metres to the bus stop
  • 300 metres from the Aiguille du Midi ski lift
  • 300 metres to the ski hire shop
Facilities
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Heated ski equipment storage room
  • Wi-Fi (pay locally)
  • Lift
  • Grocery delivery service (book and pay locally)
  • Bakery delivery service (book and pay locally)
  • Car parking (pay locally)
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
  • Board games and puzzles (on request)
Meals

The Residence La Riviere Apartments are on a self catering board basis. Food and drink is not included.

The residence offers a grocery and bakery delivery service, which is available to book through the reception locally (pay locally)

The local bars, shops and restaurants are close by.

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
£2236
per person from £559
Includes £10pp discount
11/01/2025 - 7 nights
4 adults
From London Southend
Self Catering
Residence La Riviere Apartments
Chamonix
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