Ideally located at the heart of Alpe d'Huez, Le Cristal de l'Alpe is 200m from the ski slopes and just 50m from the nearest ski lifts and shops. There is also 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.
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 d’Altitude’ 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).
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, (request at time of booking, 1 cot & 1 highchair max per apartment), boards games, raclette, pierrade, fondue and sets is also possible (subject to availability).
There are a total of 65 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, Senseo 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.
Prices per accommodation (not per person) including Eurotunnel crossing, self-catering in £s, per week
^whilst we have not totally finalised our arrival days for December 2021, we have provisionally set the following:
Sat 11 Dec - Sun 19 Dec (8 nights),
Sun 19 Dec - Sun 26 Dec (7 nights),
Sun 26 Dec - Sun 2 Jan (7 nights),
Sun 2 Jan - Sat 8 Jan (6 nights)
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen with beds made on arrival (excluding sofa beds), towels, 1 tea towel, 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. For shorter stays of less than 7 nights, use our accommodation only calculation then divide the 7 night price by 5 and then multiply by the selected number of nights (min 3 nights).
Sunday – Friday: 07.30 - 12.00 & 16.00 – 20.00
Saturday: 07.00 - 22.00
Subject to possible changes from the residence.
Price is unless specified, per accommodation, per week, in £s Sterling, including a Standard Eurotunnel crossing from Folkestone to Calais with a car with Free FlexiPlus upgrade on selected dates on a self-catering basis. A supplement will apply for travel on certain peak dates. Other routes and operators available (including P&O routes from Hull to Zeebrugge or Rotterdam plus Brittany Ferries route from Portsmouth to Caen). Accommodation only deduct £250.
*Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel
** Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel. A travel supplement of £15 each way per car applies
*** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £109 per car each way
The new 5* Residence Daria-I Nor, opened in December 2018, is the sister residence of the prestigious Residences Koh-I Nor in Val Thorens and Taj-I Mah in Arc 2000; all three properties share the owners’ vision of discreet luxury and the ultimate in Alpine comfort, the architect making extensive use of traditional materials such as stone and wood and ensuring maximum use of natural light throughout.
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