Le Cristal de l'Alpe
- Apartments: Le Cristal de l'Alpe
- Country: France
- Region: Oisans
- Ski Area: Grand Domaine
- Our star rating
- Apartments (Self Catering)
- Sleeps 1-10
- Family friendly
- Resort centre
- Indoor pool & Spa
4* Le Cristal de l'Alpe in Alpe d’Huez is ideally located in the heart of the resort, 200m from the ski slopes and just 50m from the nearest ski lifts and shops. There is a free shuttle bus which takes you to the ski slopes.
A Carrefour Montagne shop can be found on the ground floor of the residence.
Le Cristal de l'Alpe is a Directors' Choice residence.
Le Cristal de l'Alpe in Alpe d'Huez is a ski residence offering 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom self-catering ski apartments. The architecture of the Le Cristal de l'Alpe apartments is typically Savoyard with the use of traditional stone and wood. Facilities at Le Cristal de l'Alpe apartments include a large reception area with open fire, free access to ‘Le Centre Ô des Cimes Spa’ with indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and fitness room. Numerous facial or body treatments and massages are available to pre-book through Ski Collection (payable).
There is free Wi-Fi internet access in the reception area and in all Le Cristal de l'Alpe apartments (one free connection, additional connections payable), lifts, luggage room, bakery delivery service for fresh bread and croissants each morning (payable, pre-order the day before by 18.00 for delivery to reception from 08.00), underground parking (payable, max height 1.90m), laundry room (payable) & ski lockers with boot-dryer.
The loan of cots, highchairs, bottle warmers, socket guards, changing mats (request at time of booking, 1 cot & 1 highchair max per apartment), boards games, raclette, fondue sets is also possible (subject to availability).
There are a total of 71 tastefully decorated self-catering ski apartments at Le Cristal de l'Alpe in Alpe d'Huez, spread over 6 chalet buildings, all of which are fitted and furnished to a high standard of comfort and convenience. They all have a fully equipped kitchen with 4-ring ceramic hob, multi-function oven, cooker hood, fridge, dishwasher, electric coffee-maker, kettle, toaster and steamer. All apartments in Le Cristal de l'Alpe have satellite TV, telephone (calls payable), heated towel rail and hairdryer in the bathroom, fitted wardrobes and a balcony.
1 bedroom apartment sleeping 2/4 (c 30-40m2): Living room with sofa bed sleeping 2, 1 bedroom with a double bed, bathroom & WC.
1 bedroom alcove apartment sleeping 4/6 (c 40-45m2): Living room with sofa bed sleeping 2, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 alcove with 2 bunk beds, bathroom & WC.
2 bedroom apartment sleeping 4/6 (c 50-60m2): Living room with sofa bed sleeping 2, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom & WC.
3 bedroom apartment sleeping 6/8 (c 60-75m2): Living room with sofa bed sleeping 2, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, bathroom, shower room and 2 WCs (may be separate). May be duplex.
4 bedroom apartment sleeping 8/10 (c 75-95m2): Living room with sofa bed sleeping 2, 2 bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, bathroom, an extra bath or shower-room & 2 WCs (may be separate). May be duplex.
Please note: for any apartments/chalets at Le Cristal de l'Alpe that feature bunk beds, sleeping in the top bunk is not recommended for children under the age of 6 years old and over 14.
Price includes (2018/19):
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen with beds made on arrival (excluding sofa beds), towels, tea towels, cleaning kit, end of stay cleaning (excluding kitchen area & dishes), Wi-Fi internet access at the reception & in all apartments (1 free connection, additional connections payable), satellite TV, ski locker with heated boot rack and access to the indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and fitness room.
Payable locally (2018/19):
- Refundable breakage deposit: €400/apartment - Please note no deposit, no keys!
- Local Tourist Tax: €2.50/person 18yrs +/day (for guidance only).
- Optional underground parking: €60/car/week (subject to availability).
- Extra towels: €10/kit.
- Hire of bathrobe: €9/robe.
- Extra cleaning kit: €8/kit.
- End of stay cleaning supplement to include kitchen area & dishes – see reception for prices.
- Bakery delivery service.
- Only one pet per apartment is allowed and will be charged €65/stay (payable locally). A valid passport for your pet is compulsory.
Reception opening hours:
Sunday – Friday: 07.30 - 12.00 & 16.00 – 20.00
Saturday: 07.00 - 22.00
Subject to possible changes from the residence.