Hotel & Spa Le Gai Soleil

  • France, Samoens

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The Gai Soleil offers a sense of calm, set in pretty grounds at the centre of Samoëns. The local ski bus stop is just opposite the property or the Grand Massif gondola is a 10 minute walk away. Enjoy a cocktail in front of the fire at the hotel’s lounge, or even on the terrace towards the end of the season. The restaurant has a great reputation, serving Savoyard specialities each evening (restaurant closed on Wed). A stay at the Gai Soleil includes free access to all the hotel spa facilities including an outdoor covered pool and magnificent salt cave. 

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 31
  • No. of buildings: 0
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 3

The bedrooms have a traditional mountain style decor and all have satellite TV, safe and hairdryer, balcony or terrace.

Main hotel building:

  • Twin/double rooms (A2 - 15m2) have bathroom
  • Family rooms (B4 - 26m2) have entrance with bunk beds in the corridor, twin/double bedroom and bathroom

Lodge le Grand Cerf (20m from main hotel building & include minibar & tea/coffee making facilities)

  • Junior Suites (C3 - 30m2) have king sized double bed (or separates into twin beds), bathroom with bath or walk in shower and large South East or South West facing balcony
  • Family Suites (D4 - 42m2) have 2 bedrooms with king sized double beds (or they separate into twin beds), shared bathroom with separate WC and South East or South West facing large terrace 

Bedroom facilities

  • Availability of a cot
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Family rooms (sleeps 4+)
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Room safe
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Wireless internet

Accessibility

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

Meals

The restaurant has a great reputation, serving Savoyard specialties each evening (restaurant closed on Wed).

Hot & cold breakfast buffet and 5 course dinner on 6 nights.

Christmas and Year gala dinner included

  • Breakfast service:

    Hot and cold breakfast buffet including homemade produce (yoghurt, jam, marmalade, cake etc)

  • Dinner service:

    5 course evening meal with choice of starter. Dinner is offered on 6 nights (restaurant closed on Wednesdays). 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Vegetarians

Samoens

Samoëns is the jewel of the Grand Massif, a traditional and beautifully preserved village linking to four neighbouring resorts to create a formidable ski area. The village centre is dynamic with everything from boutique bakeries and cosy cafés to yoga classes and ice diving. The Grand Massif Express links the village to the ski area giving a real sense of elevation - way above the clouds! The village enjoys a breathtaking setting in the Giffre Valley, surrounded by seven stunning peaks and is renowned for great value restaurants and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere - a great choice for families!

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

Mountain Facts
  • Ski area 265 km
  • Runs
    77
    0
    0
  • Longest run 14 Km
  • Snowparks

    3 snowparks available in the Grand Massif

  • Lifts Drag lifts 32, Chairlifts 29, Cablecars 1
  • Slope direction N,E,S
  • Ski/resort bus True

Things to do in resort

Weekly Savoyard market

Ice Diving

Dog Sledding

Ice Rink

Snowshoeing 

Sledging

Cinema

Helicopter Rides

Fat Bike

Paragliding


For more information on travel and transport visit our Samoens page

Extras

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

SKI INCLUSIVE
Ski Inclusive – Save up to £58 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. 

All Ski iNclusive Packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.

*Child 5-11yrs

Lift Passes Days Adult
16-64
Child
5-15
Seniors
65-74
Family 2 ad
& 2 ch 5-15
Grand Massif Pass
6 £233 £222 £176 £735

*Prices include €2 non refundable hands free card deposit.
Beginners should book in resort for reduced price passes as not needed from Day 1.

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

Adult 13+ Skis £76 £87 £101
Skis & Boots £100 £115 £135
Snowboard - £87 £101
Snowboard & boots - £115 £135
Child* 6-12 Skis & Boots - £82 -
Snowboard & boots - £82 -

Please see here for description of hire categories.

*White category skis & boots available for children 3-5yrs: £45.

 

*Child snowboard & boots 8-12yrs

 

 

Tuition details will be confirmed soon

 

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

Facilities

  • Bar with open fireplace
  • Spa area with swimming pool, hot tub, steam room, foot kneipp (cold and warm water to improve circulation), sauna, fitness room and halotherapy relaxation room with salt walls
  • Games room with table tennis, pool table and table football

Local Fees and Taxes

Resort Tax


Family Facilities

Cots are available to borrow and early meal times can be requested for children

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Hotel & Spa Le Gai Soleil, Samoens,
Half Board

Holiday details
05/01/2019,
7 nights,
from Gatwick,
2 adults, 0 children
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