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Les Chalets de la Fontaine - Madame Vacances

Les Chalets de la Fontaine  

Alps, Saint Jean d'Arves, Chalet


Stay 7 nights
from sat 02 jan to sat 09 jan 2021

Home > Holiday Rentals > France > Alps > Saint Jean d'Arves > Les Chalets de la Fontaine
167 reviews
167 reviews
winter summer


One of the many things that make holidays in the Chalets La Fontaine du Roi stand out is the chalets' excellent location in the very heart of the hamlet, La Chal, which itself can be found in the village of Saint Jean d'Arves. This village is a quaint destination in the Aiguilles d'Arves valley of the French Alps, and as a result, this south facing property has magnificent views of the Arves Peaks.
The 3-star Chalets La Fontaine du Roi are conveniently close to the local amenities, less than 100 metres from the nearest shops, and 200 metres from the ski lifts. The ski slopes themselves are just 500 metres away and can be reached by the free shuttle bus service which circles the entire resort.


The Chalets

The 11 small, rustic wooden cottages fit in perfectly with the traditional surroundings of the hamlet of La Chal. Each of these chalets contain between two and four spacious, cosy apartments that have all been warmly decorated with typical Alpine décor and benefit from the bright sunshine all year round in the Aiguilles d'Arves.
There are ski in ski out facilities to make the property easily accessible for skiing guests and a selection of first class amenities on offer as well. An indoor heated swimming pool plus two saunas are perfect for guests looking to warm up and wind down after an active day on the ski slopes. Leisurely activities like ping-pong, bowling and badminton are also available and some of the larger chalets come with wooden stoves where guests can enjoy creating their own meals.


Board options

All of the apartments in the Chalets la Fontaine du Roi come with well-equipped kitchens which allow guests to enjoy a fully self-catered holiday. The local shops and amenities are located less than 100 metres away, so it is easy to stock up on groceries and cook delicious meals, while in La Chal there are three popular restaurants, all of which serve authentic French cuisine and are also just 100 metres from the chalets.



Disabled Access
WiFi Access
Pets Allowed
Car Park
Swimming Pool
Central location
Indoor Swimming pool

Saint Jean d'Arves

Nestled snugly in the heart of the Maurienne Valley opposite the Aiguilles d'Arves, Saint Jean d'Arves is one of the most beautiful villages in the French Alps. The resort is made up of twenty tiny hamlets, including La Chal, all of which add their own authentic charm to the resort. As a destination for skiing holidays, this traditional town is an excellent choice thanks to its unbeatable panoramic views of the icy mountain peaks. The Chalets la Fontaine du Roi can be found in the hamlet of La Chal, within close walking distance of the slopes and near to the small selection of bars, restaurants and shops which can be found in the town.


The Sybelles Ski Area

Despite being a small, peaceful village, Saint Jean d'Arves provides guests with access to the largest ski area in the Maurienne Valley, ideal for beginner and advanced skiers alike. Located at an altitude of 1550m to 2207m, there are 43 runs to be found in Saint Jean d'Arves itself, with easy access to the huge ski area The Sybelles as well. With highly varied terrain, it's a great choice for first-time skiers on family holidays, as well as seasoned experts. The altitude ranges from 1600m to 2265m and there are more than 310km of slopes to enjoy, which includes 33 km of cross country slopes. Of the 124 ski slopes in the area, 25 are green, 56 are blue, 34 red and nine are black. There is easy access guaranteed from all of the resorts within the area, with 41 fast-paced, group ski lifts running throughout the day. 441 snow-guns service the area, ensuring that the pristine snow is in top quality condition throughout the season.


Other activities

There is a whole host of activities for holidaymakers to enjoy besides skiing in Saint Jean d'Arves during winter. Snowshoeing is especially popular and guided tours led by professionals take place in the village throughout the ski season. This is an adventurous way to explore the snow-covered slopes and forests of the Maurienne Valley and take in the stunning panoramic views. Sledging and dog-sled rides led by packs of huskies are two more exciting activities, both of which can be adjusted to suit either children or adults.



Late arrival (after 8 pm)

Please inform the reception or the reservations centre in advance and we will advise you of the late arrival procedure.


Key collection

Check in is from 5 pm onwards. The keys are available at the reception on presentation of your voucher



End of Stay Cleaning is not included in the accommodation price and clients are required to clean the property before departure. Please note that cleaning products are not always provided.

An End of Stay Cleaning deposit of 70-140 Eu (depending on type) will be taken upon arrival which will be returned along with your Damage Deposit.



On arrival you have to pay a deposit of 260 Eu (Visa, Euro Card, French Cheque) for your apartment. Your deposit will be returned to you 15 days after your departure with any necessary deductions made for breakages and additional cleaning.


Compulsory Charges

- Taxe du Séjour (Local Tourist Tax)


Payable Extras

- Linen pack (sheets and bath towel)
- Sheets
- Bath Towels
- Hand Towels
- Television
- Pets
- Daily cleaning service

Mid/End of stay cleaning service
- Cleaning kit
- Covered parking



Payment Conditions

Ski France offers 3 options for payment:

1) Pay in 3 instalments: 10% deposit at the time of booking, 10% two months before the date of arrival and the remaining balance one month before the date of arrival. This method of payment is only available for bookings made by telephone more than 70 days before the stay.
2) Pay in two installments: 10% deposit at the time of booking and payment of the remaining balance 30 days before the date of arrival. This method of payment is only available when the booking is made more than 31 days before the arrival date.
3) Pay in 1 installment: pay the full amount at the time of booking and receive a discount of 15 Eu on the overall price of the stay. This method of payment is valid for stays of 7 nights or more, booked more than 40 days before arrival and for a minimum purchase of 150 Eu.

- Any extras added more than 30 days prior to arrival will be added to the final payment
- Any extras added after the final payment to be paid at the time of addition to booking.
- If the booking was made under the 'non refundable' terms, the total amount will be debited at the time of the booking (the discount of 15 Eu is not available on these prices).

Methods of payment accepted:
Visa, Mastercard, American Express, cheques*, holiday vouchers*.
*(only for reservations made more than a month before arrival).
For payments desired by cheque or holiday vouchers the deposit must be paid by way of debit/credit card - Visa, Mastercard, American Express and the second and/or third payment can be made by cheque or holiday voucher.
Arrival date less than 40 days: The total amount of the booking must be paid in full online, by debit/credit card at the time of booking. 2) Pay in full (always available and obligatory if booked less than 30 days prior to arrival)
- 100% at time of booking

Additional Extras:
- Any extras added more than 30 days prior to arrival will be added to final payment
- Any extras added after final payment to be paid at time of addition to booking


Cancellation Conditions

- If you choose Standard Conditions

If the client cancels a reservation the following amounts will be retained:
-More than 30 days before the date of arrival: 30% of the price of the holiday
-Between 30 days and 21 days before arrival: 45% of the price of the holiday
-Between 20 days and 8 days before arrival: 60% of the price of the holiday
-Between 7 days and 4 days before arrival: 90% of the price of the holiday
-Less than 3 days before arrival: 100% of the price of the holiday

- If you choose Free Cancellation Conditions

If the client cancels a reservation the following amounts will be retained:
-More than 30 days before the arrival date: repayment of the deposit
-Between 30 days and the date of arrival: 100% of the total price will be retained.
-No show: the total price of the reservation will be retained

- If you choose Non Refundable Conditions

As part of the low price non-refundable offer, in the case of a cancellation you will be invoiced for the total amount at any time


Booking Contract

Your stay at Les Chalets de la Fontaine is contracted with the Madame Vacances Group, working as a Travel Agent (Siret: 491 366 092 00014; Numéro de Licence: IM073100089)





Les Chalets de la Fontaine LACHAL 73530 SAINT JEAN D'ARVES (0033) 479 65 08 41



By car:
Calais to Saint Jean d'Arves – 8 hours
By plane:

Nearest airports:

Chambery Airport: 102km (1.5 hours)

Annecy Airport: 145km (1.5 hours)

Chambery Airport: 147km (2 hours)

Lyon Airport: 179km (2 hours)



Additional Services

Disabled Access

WiFi Access

Pets Allowed


Car Park

Swimming Pool


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