Hotel Kandahar

  • Tignes-Val d’Isere Ski Area, France, Val d'Isere

  • 3.5

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The Hotel Kandahar is a genuine alpine retreat. The warm atmosphere and Savoyard architecture oozes charm, comfort and well-being. This hotel is located on the vibrant main street of Val d'Isere, just a couple of minutes walk to the slopes. When you have returned from a day on the Tignes-Val d'Isere slopes, a cosy lounge bar with a fireplace is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink, or you can soothe any aches and pains in the hotels wellness area. Delicious evening meals are served each day featuring Savoyard classics.

Alpine style

The Hotel Kandahar exudes the charm of the Alps with its Savoyard-style décor, which include cosy wood, stone, and soft furnishings. The Hotel Kandahar is a fantastic option for families and groups of friends planning to spend the winter in France, as there are rooms which can accommodate up to four people, each of which features a distinct interior design and gorgeous views of the resort and the mountains in the surrounding area.

Savoyard specialities

When you have returned from an active day on the slopes, the Taverne d’Alsace bar and restaurant is the perfect spot to enjoy a cosy night in. Take a seat and enjoy a glass of wine from the varied wine menu or enjoy a traditional aperitif from Alsace. When it comes to dinner a three course evening meal is served each day with traditional regional dishes on offer. You can book a table and order from the extensive a la carte menu if you'd like to treat yourself to an evening meal (pay locally).

Wellness and relaxation

After a day of skiing enjoy the benefits of the sauna and hammam, it's a great way to relieve from the aches of skiing or snowboarding. Access to the sauna and steam room is reserved for hotel guests, and is included with your stay.

Added value

Early booking offer available. Excludes weeks 21 Dec 2024 and 28 Dec 2024.

Val d'Isere

  • Resort altitude of 1,850 metres
  • 300km of piste across the Tignes-Val d'Isere ski area 
  • Ski or snowboard to an altitude of 3,456 metres 

Val d'Isere combines with Tignes to form the fantastic Tignes-Val d'Isére Ski Area offering endless excitement to suit all tastes and abilities. The resort is composed of La Daille, Val d'Isere centre and Le Fornet, all linked by a free bus service. Val is renowned for its nightlife, which ranges from lively clubs to cosy creperies and traditional restaurants. 

Skiing and snowboarding in Val d'Isere

The ski area in Val d'Isere is so varied that no matter you experience, you'll have plenty on offer to keep you entertained for a week in the mountains. Le Fornet is a quieter part of Val d'Isere and offers some easy and often empty pistes that are usually covered with good snow - glacier skiing here goes to 3,456 metres. Beginners will find 2 free slopes located in the centre of the village, perfect for confidence building and mastering your turns before hitting the larger ski area.

Boarders are in luck too as Val d'Isere is also home to an impressive terrain park that is well worth a visit as it's perfect for practising and showing off your tricks. Val d'Isere is known for it's off piste skiing and snowboarding too with Le Fornet having some of the best, easily accessible off piste tracks across resort so you're really spoilt for choice staying here. 

Where to stay in Val d'Isere 

Val d'Isere is a true mountain village that taps into it's alpine roots with traditional stone, wood and lauze buildings dotted across the resort. We offer a range of 3-5 star hotels, modern residences and chalets all located within a short walk of the ski area and ski lifts. Many of our properties include spa and wellness facilities with your stay and we also have accommodations that are well suited for larger groups - whether that be families or friends. If you would like to stay in the heart of resort, you're in luck as the majority of our properties are located in the centre of Val d'Isere, but we also have hotels and chalets that are located a short yet enjoyable walk away for those of you who would prefer some peace and quiet. 

Bars and restaurants in Val d'Isere 

Val d'Isere has a wide range of restaurants for all tastes and budgets, whether you're feeling breakfast or dinner with a view. Across resort you'll find many restaurants that offer traditional French cuisine so there'll be plenty of opportunity to try out the local food. Why not treat yourself and eat in style at a Michelin star restaurant? 'La Table de l'Ours' provides fine dining and tasteful, rich food ranging from Savoie snails and spinach to venison with pine-smoked carrots.  There are also Pizzerias, child friendly restaurants and many places serve dishes for different dietary requirements so there really is something for everyone.

Val d'Isere wouldn't be the same without it's highly rated après ski scene. The resort is home to La Folie Douce, the most famous mountain club of the Alps that attracts crowds of people year after year - a stop here is the only acceptable way to end the day with a pint and a boogie before skiing or snowboarding your way back down to the village. 

What's included on an Inghams holiday to Val d'Isere

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 300 km
Runs 21 69 44 25
Longest run 0 Km
Lifts Drag lifts 0, Chairlifts 0, Cablecars 0
Slope direction
Ski/resort bus False
  • No. of hotel rooms: 46
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4


  • Check in time 4pm 
  • Check out time 11am
  • Official rating: 3

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax €1.65 per person, per day (under 18s free of charge) paid locally


Standard Twin Rooms are around 20m² and sleep two people. These rooms are also available for sole occupancy with a supplement.

Superior Twin Rooms are around 25m² and sleep two people.

Family Quad rooms are around 30m² and sleep up to four people. These rooms have a twin beds or a double bed, and bunk beds in the entrance corridor (suitable for children up to 16 years old). Family rooms are available on request, please give our Reservations team a call to book.

Junior Suites are around 30m² and sleep two people with twin/ double beds and a sofa bed. These rooms have a small seating area. Junior Suites are available on request, please give our Reservations team a call to book.

Interconnecting rooms are available on request. Please note standard rooms will not fit a cot.

Room facilities:

  • All rooms have twin or double beds (please specify preference when booking)
  • Balcony with mountain views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV with English speaking channels
  • Bathrobes
  • Towels 
  • Slippers
  • Hairdryer 
  • Safe
  • Phone
  • Bath with shower head attachment


The Hotel Kandahar has two adapted rooms available on request - one Standard Twin and one Superior Twin. Please give our Reservations team a call to book.

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

Longitude: 7.0141553
Latitude: 45.442258


  • Central location in Val d'Isere
  • 100 metres to the nearest bus stop 
  • 250 metres to the ski lifts
  • 250 metres to the ski school meeting point and nursery slopes 
  • 100 metres to the ski hire shop over the road 
  • Lounge and bar area
  • Free access to sauna and steam room (open 4 - 9pm)
  • Massages available (book and pay locally)
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Heated ski equipment storage room
  • Safety deposit box
  • Terrace with mountain views
Family Facilities
  • Children's playroom (unsupervised)
  • Baby cots and linen are available on request (paid locally)
  • Earlier meal times for children are available on request
  • Children's menu

The Hotel Kandahar can be booked on either a bed and breakfast or half board, please specify when which you'd prefer at the time of booking.  Please note that half board meals are not available on the 21st Dec and 28th Dec 2024. 

Each day a varied continental buffet breakfast with additional hot options is available between 7.30 - 10am.

The half board dinner includes a three course evening meal with a starter, main course with a choice of main (meat or fish) and dessert or cheese. Dinner is served from 7pm.

If you are a vegetarian, we recommend booking bed and breakfast, then eating from the varied à la carte menu (pay locally).  Other dietary requirements cannot be catered for. Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.


  • No of restaurants: 1

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin cannot be stored

The Hotel Kandahar evening menu offers a pescatarian alternative, all other dietary requirements (vegetarian, gluten free and vegans) are not catered for on half-board. Gluten free breakfasts are available on request. There is not a vegan option available. Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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per person from £1509
Includes £70pp discount
07/12/2024 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
Half Board
Hotel Kandahar
Tignes-Val d’Isere Ski Area, Val d'Isere
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