Residence Le Telemark Apartments

  • Espace Killy Ski Area, France, Tignes

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These luxury apartments offer the last word in comfort and facilities! Ski straight to the door and unwind after a day on the mountain in the sumptuous spa and swimming pool complex, complete with jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish bath. Furnished to an excellent standard the Residence le Telemark offers some of the highest standard accommodation in town. It is located in Tignes Le Lac, right on the Bleuets piste, less than 1 minute's ski to the Chaudannes and Paquis chairlifts. The centre of Le Lac is a 5 minute walk away, where the ski school mkeeting place and kindergarten are located.

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 51
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4

Types of apartments

All apartments have a kitchen area with fridge, oven, kettle, coffee-maker, dishwasher, satellite TV, hairdryer, bathroom, wc.

2-room Apartment (A4) – sleeps 2-4 Living room with pull-out sofa bed; twin bedroom.

3-room Apartment (B6) – sleeps 4-6 Living room with pull-out sofa bed; double bedroom and twin bedroom.

4-room Apartment (C8) – sleeps 6-8 Living room with pull-out sofa bed; two twin bedrooms (one of which may be on a mezzanine); double bedroom. One bathroom, one shower room and two separate WC.

5-room Duplex Apartment (D0) – sleeps 8-10 Living room with 2 x pull-out sofa bed; 2 x double bedroom and 2 x twin bedroom. One bathroom, one shower room and two separate WC.

On request basis only: 6-room Duplex Apartment (Z9) – sleeps 10-12 Living room with 2 x pull-out sofa bed; 2 x double bedroom and 3 x twin bedroom. Two bathrooms, one shower room and two separate WC.

Included: Bed linen, towels, 2 tea towels, cleaning kit, end of stay cleaning (excluding washing up & kitchen area).

Local Expenses: Refundable deposit of €400 (credit card or cash). Tourist Tax

2-8

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Tea or coffee making facilities

Accessibility

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

Meals

Board basis options available

  • Self Catering

Tignes

Famed for its unbeatable snow record as well as its excellent skiing for intermediates and experts; Tignes comprises three main villages, Val Claret, Le Lac and Le Lavachet, all interlinked by an excellent 24 hour free bus service. Val Claret at 2,100m has a superb position right at the foot of the Grande Motte funicular. Le Lac and Le Lavachet have a more cosy village feel to them and also offer easy access to the slopes and over to Val d'Isere. The villages have a great selection of shops, bars and restaurants and have a lively, friendly, buzz about them. We also have accommodation in Tignes 1850 and Tignes Les Brevieres, which are quieter villages with easy access to the slopes.  

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Mountain Facts
  • Ski area 300 km
  • Runs
    87
    0
    0
  • Longest run 10 Km
  • Snowparks

    1 snowpark. 

  • Lifts Drag lifts 36, Chairlifts 45, Cablecars 4
  • Slope direction N,E,S,W
  • Ski/resort bus True

Things to do in resort

Restaurants, food and drink

As with many winter resorts in France, Tignes provides a grand gourmet experience. There are plenty of restaurants, both on the mountain and in the town, where you can sample the delicious, Savoyarde cuisine such as tartiflette and fondue. Typified by their use of cheese and potatoes, these regional specialities provide a filling and necessary meal after a heavy work out.

‘L'escale Blanche’ in the centre of Tignes le Lac serves a magnificent fondue, while ‘L'Alpage des Chaudannes’ at the top of the Chaudannes lift serves one of the tastiest tartiflettes on the mountains.

The ‘Aspen Coffee Shop’ in Val Claret is an American themed cafe with affordable food and a good range of burgers. A short walk from the pistes it is an ideal stop for lunch.

Alternatively ‘Tignes Cuisine’ which serves either noodles or burritos (an odd mix we know) is located at the end of the Trolles black run coming back from Val d’Isere. Why not reward yourself after taking on that challenging, steep piste?

Après, bars, clubs and nightlife

Tignes is a lively resort with a great range of bars and clubs. ‘Loop Bar’, near the Toviere gondola, attracts a young crowd and is popular with off-duty seasonaires and ski-bums. Their menu is pretty tasty too, especially the chilli nachos, and it makes a great stop off for lunch.

‘Jacks Club’, located in the local bowling alley, is open until late into the night. Cheesy pop and dance music will have you dancing through to the early hours of the morning. And ‘T-Bar’ in Val Claret is located directly underneath our very own Chalet Le Curling where residents have their own private access to the bar.

Those looking to have a more sedate après experience will enjoy ‘Grizzly’s Bar’ in Val Claret. Decorated in a very ‘bear’ fashion, as supposed to a very bare one, the benches in this establishment are lined with fur rugs and extra blankets are available. It’s a perfect place to cozy up with a hot rum chocolate.

Shopping

There are plenty of small supermarkets dotted about Tignes for those staying on a self-catering basis and require groceries. Similarly, there are lots of shops selling souvenirs and postcards so you can bring gifts back home for those unfortunate enough not to join you on your holiday.

Equipment rental and sports shops are typically open until late in the day so you can maximise your time on the mountain before returning your equipment at the end of your last day.

Spas and relaxation

Visitors to Tignes who have booked an Espace Killy lift pass will have free access to the swimming pool at Le Lagon aquatic centre.  The centre also provides wellness facilities such as Jacuzzis, saunas and a hamman which can be paid for locally.

In addition to Le Lagon many of the hotels and apartments in Tignes have luxury spa facilities available for their guests to use. These include the Village Montana Hotel and the Résidence le Telemark Apartments.

Arts, culture and events

The culture of Tignes is heavily focused around sport – winter sports in particular. Tignes has played host to the SFR Freestyle Tour for the past two years as well as the Ski Halfpipe World Cup Final. Non-sporting events held in the resort include a Christmas parade with fireworks and Santa Claus touring the local villages, as well as a Pop-Rock festival to herald the New Year.

Towards the end of March Tignes hosts Europe’s largest gay festival of winter sports – European Snow Pride. The festival features many après events and DJ sets as well as a pool party.


For more information on travel and transport visit our Tignes page

Extras

Winter 2018/19 Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SKI INCLUSIVE
Ski Inclusive – Save up to £70 per person

Book our Ski Inclusive bundle and save £s on your lift pass, skis / board and boots. See our Ski Inclusive page for details. 

Special Offers:

  • Buy One Get One Free on 6 day adult Espace Killy lift passes, for departures on 8 & 15 Dec
  • Buy One Get One Half Price on 6 day adult Espace Killy lift passes 12 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 9 Mar & 23 Mar

Tuition offers: TBC, check back soon

Overnight snow train offer: 8 days ski/board hire for the price of 6 (book locally)

Lift Passes Days Adult 
14-64
Child*
5-13
Senior
65+
Family
2ad & 2ch
under 17
Espace Killy 6 £269 £211 £211 £844

 *0-4yrs Free (issued locally, photo required)

 

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult 13+ Skis £89 £103 £117
Skis & Boots £120 £139 £156
Snowboard - £103 £117
Snowboard & boots - £139 £156
Child* 6-12  Skis & boots - £93 -
Snowboard & boots - £93 -

Equipment Hire (6 days) – Please see here for description of hire categories.

*White category skis/boots available for children aged 3-5: £51.

*Snowboard and boots 8-12yrs

Tuition Days Hours Adult
(13yrs+)
Child (5*-14yrs) 
Ski 6 3 hours per day £216 £249
Snowboard £216 £216

Times 9am-noon / Afternoon 2-5pm - prices online

*Child snowboard lessons from 8-14 years

Prices and supplements are correct at time of printing. Up-to-date prices will be confirmed at time of booking.

Facilities

  • Location: Conveniently located in Tignes Le Lac, right on the Bleuets piste. It is less than 1 minute’s ski to the Chaudannes and Pacquis chairlifts and 5 minutes’ walk to the centre of Le Lac, ski school meeting place and the kindergarten. Bus stop outside for regular free service to Tignes Le Lac.
  • Reception
  • Lounge Spa with indoor pool
  • Whirlpool, fitness room, Turkish bath and sauna (Free)
  • Beauty treatments & massages (pay locally)
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Laundry
  • Garage (€60 per week)
  • Cots and high chairs available on request
  • bakery and supermarket deliveries
  • Ski in ski out
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Sauna
  • Fitness room
  • WiFi
  • Car parking - indoor
  • Laundry service
  • Safe deposit box
  • Check in: 17:00. Check out: 10:00. There is secure luggage storage.

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort taxes

Public Facilities

The pool is not supervised. Children under 18 years must be supervised by an adult.


Family Facilities

  • Cots & Linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel Kindergarten

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