- Apartments: Chalet Altitude
- Country: France
- Region: 3 Vallees
- Ski Area: 3 Vallees
- Our star rating
- Apartments (Self Catering)
- Sleeps 1-14
- Swimming pool & sauna
- Large apartments
- Group friendly
4* Chalet Altitude in Val Thorens is in the quiet district of Les Balcons in the lively ski resort of Val Thorens, Chalet Altitude is just 150m from the ski slopes but it is also possible to ski back to the residence, however please be aware that you would need to be of an intermediate standard (snow depending also).
The nearest ski lift is a mere 300m from the residence, whilst the resort centre of Val Thorens itself and the Ecole de Ski Francais (ESF) ski school are a 5-10 minute walk downhill (allow a little longer to walk back!).
Chalet Altitude is built in traditional Savoyard style and offers excellent amenities. There are a total of just 20 luxury self-catering ski apartments with outstanding views over the resort and ski slopes from the balconies.
Chalet Altitude enjoys free access to the private indoor heated swimming pool and sauna (open daily 10:00 - 20:00). The residence next door, Chalet Val 2400, has a bar named the 'Red Fox' where snacks and a takeaway service are available (open from 16:00 - late). Other facilities at Chalet Altitude include a luggage room, free Wi-Fi internet access (in all apartments) and brand new ski lockers with heated boot dryers. The bakery delivery service is ideal for fresh bread and croissants each day (payable, pre-order the night before at reception).
Val Thorens is a semi-pedestrian ski resort, meaning you can drive through the resort and unload your luggage at your chosen apartment or hotel and then you must park your vehicle in the residences car park or one of the public car parks in the resort, you are not allowed to park in the street. Chalet Altitude has private underground parking (max height 2.10m, payable locally) or you can use one of the public outdoor or covered car parks (payable & pre-bookable).
The loan of cots and highchairs, baby bath, & bottle warmer (request at time of booking, cot mattress & linen not provided), raclette and fondue sets are also possible (all subject to availability).
Following the renovation of all the apartments in the residence in 2018, the spacious self-catering ski apartments at Chalet Altitude in Val Thorens are fitted and furnished to a very good standard of comfort and convenience. The traditional alpine interiors are well designed, with a cosy and homely feel. They have a fully equipped kitchen with ceramic hob, oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, filter coffee-maker, toaster and kettle. All apartments have a living area with a lovely real stone fireplace (1 free bag of logs provided), digital flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi internet access and a balcony.
2 bedroom apartment sleeping 4 (c56m2): 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom & WC.
3 bedroom apartment sleeping 6 (c84m2): 1 or 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 1 or 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds & 2 bath or shower rooms with WC.
4 bedroom apartment sleeping 8 (c97m2): 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bathrooms, 2 shower-rooms & 4 WCs.
5 bedroom apartment sleeping 10 (c115m2):3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 5 bath or shower rooms & 5 WCs.
5 bedroom duplex apartment sleeping 10/12 (c120m2): Living area with a sofa, 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bathrooms & 3 shower room, 3 WCs.
5 bedroom duplex apartment sleeping 12/14 (c125m2): Living area with a sofa, 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 1 bedroom with bunk beds, 2 bathrooms & 3 shower room, 3 WCs.
6 bedroom apartment sleeping 12/14 (c135m2): Living area with a pull-out sofa bed sleeping 2, 3 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, 3 bedrooms each with a double bed, 1 bathroom & 4 shower room, 4 WCs.
Price includes (2018/19):
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen with beds made on arrival (except for beds in the living room: only bed linen, pillows and blankets are provided), towels (1 small & 1 large per person) with mid-week change, cleaning kit (1 tea towel, 2 dishwasher tablets, 1 sponge, 1 cloth, 100ml washing up liquid & 100ml multi-purpose cleaner), end of stay cleaning (excluding kitchen area, dishes, bins & balcony), digital flat-screen TV, 1 bag of fire wood, ski lockers with heated boots rack, free Wi-Fi internet access (in all apartments) and access to the indoor heated swimming pool and sauna (open daily 10:00 - 20:00).
Payable locally (2018/19):
- Refundable breakage deposit: €500/apartment (cash or credit card, American Express not accepted)- Please note no deposit, no keys!
- Local Tourist Tax: €3.30/person/day (18yrs+, guiding fare).
- Optional covered parking (height limit. 2.10m): €75/car/week.
- Extra firewood: €7/bag.
- Bakery delivery service on request at the reception.
- Extra bathrobe: €6/per/week.
- Only one pet per apartment is allowed and will be charged €75/pet/week (payable locally). A valid passport for your pet is compulsory.
Reception opening times:
The Reception can be found in the Chalet Val 2400 residence, next door to Chalet Altitude.
Sunday – Friday: 08.00 - 12.00 & 16.00 - 19.00.
Saturday: 08.00 - 20.00.
Lift pass offers (2017/18):
Make savings by purchasing a Duo pass (2 pers), Tribu pass (3 pers) or a Family pass (2 adults and 2 (or 3) children under 18yrs). Must be on same booking reference.
Family lift passes available. See resort page for details.,
Make savings by purchasing a Duo (for 2 pers) or Tribu (for 3 pers) pass. See resort page for details.Expires 05/05/2019