Hotel Le Terra Nova (Plagne Centre)

  • Paradiski Ski Area, France, La Plagne

  • 4

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Le Terra Nova is a well placed hotel in Plagne Centre and is a popular choice due to its fantastic location on the ski slopes. If you are a keen skier then you'll be spoiled for choice staying here, with opportunities to discover the massive Paradiski ski area. We are sure this hotel will meet all your needs - pop your skis on at the door for easy access to slopes, enjoy the entertainment and take in the views from the lounge area and come back to refuel at the panoramic restaurant with an extensive buffet breakfast and dinner. The position of Hotel le Terra Nova means that the bedrooms all have great views of the valley or the piste to make you appreciate that you really are in the mountains.

Entertainment and après 

We'd recommend visiting the hotel piano bar and lounge to recharge after you've exhausted the slopes. Or continue the fun and spend time together as a family in the games room. Make the most of your quiet space and have some down time in the cosy bedrooms with access to flat screen TVs with a selection of English speaking channels. And if you'd like to explore then the hotel is a 20 minute walk from the city centre which includes an inviting range of bars and clubs to choose from.

Fantastic location 

Located in the heart of La Plagne and providing easy access to ski slopes and shops, Hotel le Terra nova offers you prime location that can not be ignored. The hotel is positioned at the bottom of the slopes with convenient ski-in ski-out access and there is a chairlift departing next to the hotel - skis can come on and off right outside the hotel door! And an added bonus is that, due to it's high altitude of 2000 meters, you'll be sure to have excellent snow coverage for the duration of your stay. 

Family friendly

Hotel le Terra Nova is a great choice for you and your family. Accommodation available ranges from family rooms large enough to sleep up to four or interconnecting rooms if you and the family would like your own spaces. The hotel caters well for young children, with the restaurant having high chairs and children's menus available and baby packages for bedroom use. There is also a free day care service for 3-10 year olds available in the afternoons. This hotel is a top choice if you're looking to spend quality time together but also want options for keeping the children entertained.  

  • No. of hotel rooms: 119
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

Resort Tax or Taxe de Séjour: €1.65 per night (children under 18 years are free)


Classic twin bedrooms are 20-25m² and sleep up to three people in twin beds and an extra sofa bed.

Classic quad bedrooms are 20-25m². Classic category sleeping up to four people with a twin bed and a trundle bed. These rooms have a balcony and mountain view.

Classic panoramic view twin bedrooms can sleep up to two people in twin beds and have a panoramic view.

Bedroom facilities 

  • En-suite with a bath and shower attachment
  • WC
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer 
  • All bedrooms have space for a cot
  • Daily housekeeping and cleaning


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes
La Plagne

  • Resort altitude of 2100 metres
  • Skiing from 1200 - 3417 metres
  • 18 green runs, 129 blue runs, 77 red runs, 34 black runs across the Paradiski area

The well designed resort of La Plagne comprises some ten villages, each with its own character and infrastructure and we feature accommodation in the best five. Belle Plagne is the most scenic with easy access to the gondola, whilst Plagne Soleil and Plagne Villages are ideally situated in a sunny bowl and offer easy ski in/ski out accommodation. Plagne Centre provides quick and easy access to the slopes and is the focal point for shops and après ski. One of the best things about La Plagne is how well connected these villages are, allowing you to explore all of the resort during your stay. Not only that but La Plagne also offers opportunities to try other exciting winter activities including husky sleighs, snow shoeing, skidooing and cross country skiing. 

Skiing and snowboarding in La Plagne

La Plagne is part of the Paradiski ski area, which is one of the biggest ski areas in Europe and the second biggest in the world. This extensive ski area is well connected with a glacier and plenty of tree lined runs. Over 70% of the slopes in the paradiski area are above 2000 metres so you'll get plenty of opportunities to ski or board fresh powder. La Plagne is a great resort for beginners and families with 70 blue runs to practise on and really build your confidence. Intermediate and advanced riders are also catered for and you'll find a great selection of red slopes and a handful of blacks, with opportunities to reach the highest part of the resort via the Bellete gondola, up the glacier to 3,417 metres. If you'd like to expand your playground, the impressive Vanoise Express cable car provides easy access to a further 225km of pistes over in Les Arcs so you'll have plenty of runs to explore and to keep you entertained during your stay. 

Where to stay in La Plagne

We offer an extensive range of hotels and residences across the five La Plagne villages. No matter which village catches your eye first, all our accommodation is located within a short walk of the ski lifts and ski area so if you're hoping to hit the slopes first thing that won't be a problem. They are also all located close to La Plagne centre where you'll find a range of shops, restaurants and bars, so you'll be right in the middle of all the action. The main majority of our residences and hotels have spa and wellness facilities included with your stay so there'll be opportunities for you to relax and unwind, for example Residence W2050 has fantastic spa facilities including swimming pool, sauna and fitness room. However, if you're not too worried about this part of your winter holiday, we do have properties that don't have this included like the Constellations Apartments. 

Bars and restaurants in La Plagne

Within the La Plagne villages, you'll find a variety of restaurants and cafes, with a lot of places selling Savoyard specialities like fondue and tartiflette. There are also opportunities for gastronomic experiences with the 4 star Hotel Carlina in Belle-Plagne serving an à la carte menu that is beautifully prepared by a French chef.

If you'd like to try traditional, hearty mountain food, you'll find a selection of restaurants that are located higher up the mountain - perfect for a lunch stop on a ski day. Although these restaurants tend to be more expensive than the restaurants found in the village, the food is well worth trying and usually involves French cuisine with some fantastic views. 

La Plagne isn't the liveliest out of the French winter resorts but it still offers some great places to eat and drink in the evenings. La Plagne centre is the busiest village if you're looking for après ski scene, with multiple venues open till late. 'The Mouth' is a new bar in La Plagne that offers live music as well as a happy hour until 10pm and is open till 2am - it even has a big-screen that shows live sports. You'll also find an 'Igloo bar' which is made of a faux-ice interior and hosts DJ nights. 

What's included on an Inghams holiday to La Plagne 

Flights, transfers and accommodation based on self catering, half board, chalet catering, full board or all inclusive. 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 425 km
Runs 18 129 77 34
Longest run 0 Km
Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus False
  • Panoramic restaurant with terrace and views of the piste
  • Bar
  • Live band and piano bar entertainment in the evenings
  • WiFi
  • Sauna and fitness room (for 15 year olds and above)
  • Ski and boot room with individual ski lockers and boot warmers
  • Laundry service (local charge)
Family Facilities
  • A children's daycare service for 3-10 year olds is included and available in the afternoons (13:30-17:00pm)
  • Baby Kits for infants, up to to 2 years, include a cot and microwaves are available in the restaurant to heat baby food as well as a baby menu of pureed meat, fish and vegetables and yoghurts
  • Baby baths and high chairs are also available but must be requested at time of booking 

Buffet breakfast is served from 7.30 - 9.30am. There is a selection of hot drinks, fruit juices, pastries, local breads, selection of jams and spreads, hot options including eggs, bacon and sausages, cheeses, fresh fruit, cereal and yoghurts.

Buffet dinner is served from 7 - 9pm, with different themes and some items cooked to order.

There's a salad bar and items like charcuterie, melon, beef carpaccio and gazpacho. Main course includes grilled meats, burgers, pizza and all the vegetables. There is a choice of cheeses and desserts like cheesecake, brownies, mousse and fresh fruit salad. Red wines are included with dinner.

One raclette meal is included per week, just reserve at reception if you would like this.

Gala Dinners are included, and there are also special celebrations for Carnival or Mardi Gras, Valentine's Day and Candlemass.

Christmas Eve Gala Dinner is a magical family evening with Christmas music, enhanced buffet and dancing. Late afternoon there is a visit from Father Christmas.

New Years Eve Gala Dinner is a special buffet menu, dancing and entertainment. 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Vegetarians

Vegetarian dishes are available on the buffets, and on the gala dinners.

Longitude: 6.6793394
Latitude: 45.5081614


  • Fantastic location in Plagne Centre with a red and a blue piste going to the hotel and a chairlift departing right next door.
  • Our partner ski hire shop is onsite and the ski school meeting place is just 100m from the hotel.
  • There is a good selection of bars and shops close by.
  • There is also a free bus or navette service from Plagne Centre to Belle Plagne, Bellecote and Plagne 1800 every day from approx. 8.30am to 11.45pm. 

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23/03/2024 - 7 nights
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Hotel Le Terra Nova
Paradiski Ski Area, La Plagne
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