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L'Ours Blanc

  • Apartments: L'Ours Blanc
  • Country: France
  • Region: Oisans
  • Resort: ALPE D'HUEZ
  • Ski Area: Oisans
  • Our star rating
  • Apartments (Self Catering)
  • Sleeps 1-8
  • Highlights:
    • Heart of resort
    • Ski lifts whitin 300m
    • Direct access to Olympic ice skating rink

4* L'Ours Blanc in Alpe d’Huez is ideally located in the very heart of the resort offering pleasant views over the valley and the Massif de l'Oisans. The ski lifts are easy accessible less than 300m away.

Ideally located in the very heart of Alpe d'Huez with views over the resort itself, the valley and the Massif de l'Oisans, L'Ours Blanc in made up of 4 wooden-clad buildings, accommodating a total of 137 self-catering ski apartments. Recently renovated, the residence offers comfortable spacious and tastefully decorated accommodation. This residence offers direct access to the Olympic ice skating rink, via the shopping centre with its bars and restaurants. The ski lifts are within 300m. There is also a free shuttle bus service to the foot of the ski slopes which runs every 30 minutes from 07.30 - 22.00.

Facilities at L'Ours Blanc include underground parking (payable, not pre-bookable, 130 spaces and subject to availability), luggage room, ski lockers, laundry room (payable), communal reception lounge and Wi-Fi internet access at reception and in all apartments (payable). The loan of irons, hairdryers, bed guards, board games and DVD players is also possible (subject to availability). Baby kits for children aged 0-2 years can be hired (includes cot with fitted sheet, highchair, pushchair and changing mat). A daily bakery delivery service can be arranged for fresh bread and croissants (payable, to be pre-ordered at reception the night before).

Refurbished for winter 2016/2017.

What our Clients say

Back from Alpe d’Huez – excellent apartment – very comfortable.
Mrs T ( 05 Apr 14 )
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Each stylish self-catering ski apartment at L'Ours Blanc is fitted and furnished to a high standard. They all have a fully equipped kitchenette with ceramic or electric hob, fridge, microwave grill, dishwasher, electric coffee maker, bath or shower room, vacuum, cleaner, safe (payable), telephone with direct line (calls payable), TV (with national and international channels), Wi-Fi internet access (payable) and a balcony or terrace. All beds have duvets.

Apartment Types

Studio sleeping 4 (c 25m2): Living area with 2 single sofa beds, 1 alcove with bunk beds, bathroom & WC (some are separate).

1 bedroom apartment sleeping 4 (c 25m2): Living area with 2 single sofa beds or 1 double sofa bed, 1 bedroom with 1 double or 2 single beds, bathroom & WC (some are separate).

1 bedroom apartment sleeping 5 (c 27m2): Living area with 2 single sofa beds & 1 single pull-out bed or 1 convertible sofa bed (sleeps 2), 1 bedroom with a double bed or 3 single beds, bathroom & WC (some are separate).

1 bedroom alcove apartment sleeping 7 (c 40m2): Living area with 2 single sofa beds & 1 single pull-out bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 alcove with bunk beds, bathroom, separate WC & shower-room with WC. Split level.

2 bedroom apartment sleeping 7 (c 50m2): Living area with 2 single sofa beds & 1 single pull-out bed, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom, shower-room & WC (some are separate).

2 bedroom alcove apartment sleeping 8 (c 56m2): Living area with 2 single sofa beds, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 alcove with bunk beds, bathroom, separate WC & shower-room.

Please note: for any apartments/chalets at L'Ours Blanc in Alpe d'Huez that feature bunk beds, sleeping in the top bunk is not recommended for children under the age of 6 years old.

Price includes:

Fully equipped apartment, bed linen, bath mat, towels, tea towel, cleaning kit, TV and end of stay cleaning (excluding kitchen area & dishes). 

Pre-bookable extras:

  • Baby kit for children 0-2 yrs (folding bed, highchair, nappy changing mat, pushchair etc.): £35/kit/week - request at time of booking.
  • Bed made on arrival: £8/person/stay
  • Mid stay cleaning (except kitchen area and washing-up) & change of towels: £11/person
  • Preferred location (choice of view, floor, building, etc.): £50/stay
    Requests for a preferred location can only be taken within 2 weeks of departure. This can be requested through Ski Collection and will be subject to availability. Please note that requests can’t always be combined due to residence design and floor plans.
  • Free outdoor car park 200m from the residence.

Payable locally:

  • Refundable breakage deposit: €200/apartment (credit card) - Please note no deposit, no keys!
  • Local Tourist Tax: €1.65/person 13yrs+/day (guiding fare).
  • Optional covered parking (height limit 1.80m): approx. €60/car/week (bookable and payable on arrival only - subject to availability).
  • Extra cleaning kit: €3/small kit.
  • Extras bath linen: €7/person.
  • Extra bed linen: €8/person.
  • Full WiFi: €25/week (downloading & video)
  • Spa and beauty treatments (subject to availability).
  • Safe: €15/week
  • 'A la carte' Baby Kit (UV Tent, Mosquito Net, Deck Chair, Baby Cook, Tub or Night Light): €10/piece.
  • Bakery delivery service.

Pets:

Only one pet per apartment is allowed and will be charged €55/week (payable locally). A valid passport for your pet is compulsory.

Loan of extras: 

Free: Irons, ironing boards, hairdryers, bed guards, stair gates, socket guards, board games & books (deposit required) - all subject to availability.

Reception opening hours:

Monday-Thursday: 08.00 – 22.00

Open 24h from Friday 8.00 to Sunday 22.00

Arrival day at L’Ours Blanc is Saturday (unless otherwise stated below) 17:00 - 21:00 and Departure by 10:00.

Back from Alpe d’Huez – excellent apartment – very comfortable.
Mrs T ( 05 Apr 14 )
Back from our week in Alpe d'Huez - excellent apartment at Ours Blanc - very comfortable. Thanks for the organisation of everything.
Mrs R ( 04 Jan 14 )

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