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24/03/2018 - 7 nights from







Alps, Saint Jean d'Arves







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Les Chalets de la Fontaine

AlpsSaint Jean d'Arves, Chalet
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The Chalets



An ideal choice for summer excursions with the family or with friends, the Chalets La Fontaine du Roi are just 100 metres from the local shops and amenities. Some of the best hiking and cycling paths of the area are situated just a few minutes’ walk away from the property, and provide the ideal way for guests to enjoy the fresh mountain air and clear blue skies and to soak up the warm sunshine of the mountains during their stay. Summer stays in these chalets guarantee incredible views of the rocky, green mountains of the Aiguilles d’Arves.


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.


Indoor Swimming pool


The Resort


Saint Jean d'Arves

Nature lovers flock to Saint Jean d’Arves during the summer, when the snow has melted and the landscape comes to life with a colourful array of flora and fauna. This charming mountain village is warm and filled with sunshine throughout the summer season and there is an almost endless choice of outdoor activities to choose from.


Summer In Saint Jean D'Arves

There is a fun and friendly tennis Club in the village, which is accommodating to all guests. There’s a tennis school where you can receive lessons either alone or in groups of up to four. Walking is the simplest and best way to get to know Saint Jean d’Arves during the summer, and excursions are led by Mountain Leaders every day, welcoming children from the age of four. Mountain biking is another thrilling way to discover the rural landscape, with plenty of trails to be explored through the area, and donkey rides are ideal for kids or those who want a rest from all the high energy activities.
Things to see
Holidays to Saint Jean d’Arves during the summer are filled with incredible sightseeing and cultural opportunities. The honey making factory will keep kids and adults entertained with lessons about how candles, honey and jelly are all produced using bee products. History-loving holidaymakers will be keen to visit historic sites such as the Baroque church of St Saturnin, which was built in 1603, the 18th century chapel of Saint Brigide, and the Museum of Past Life. Anyone travelling with kids who love animals should visit the donkey farm, the Les Chambons petting zoo and the local La Chal farm.


Useful Information


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)
- Water and Electricity Charges (from June to September) 25 Eu/week or 5 Eu/week


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


Booking Conditions


Payment Conditions

Madame Vacances offers 3 options for payment:

1) Pay in 3 instalments if booked more than 60 days prior to arrival:
- 15% deposit at time of booking, 15% payment 60 days prior to arrival & 70% payment 30 days prior to arrival

2) Pay in 2 instalments if booked more than 30 days prior to arrival:
- 30% deposit at time of booking & 70% payment 30 days prior to arrival

3) Pay in 1 payment (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 the client cancels a reservation the following amounts will be retained:

- More than 30 days prior to arrival date: 30% of total accommodation cost
- Between 30 and 21 days prior to arrival date: 45% of total accommodation cost
- Between 20 and 8 days prior to arrival date: 60% of total accommodation cost
- Between 7 and 4 days prior to arrival date: 90% of total accommodation cost
- 3 days or less prior to the arrival date: 100% of total accommodation cost


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)


Travel Information



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)



Accomodation type
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1 bedroom chalet, sleeps 4/5


Rooms : 1 Bedroom(s), 1 Shower Room, 1 Terrace, 1 Kitchen
Please choose the number of accommodation units before booking.
To book different board basis , please call us on
0203 475 4756
or make separate reservations for each board base.




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2 bedroom chalet, sleeps up to 6


Rooms : 2 Bedroom(s), 1 Bathrooms, 1 Terrace, 1 Kitchen

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3 bedroom, 2 storey duplex chalet, sleeps 6/8


Rooms : 3 Bedroom(s), 2 Bathrooms, 1 Balcony, 1 Kitchen

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3 bedroom, 2 storey duplex chalet, sleeps 6/10


Rooms : 3 Bedroom(s), 1 Bathrooms, 1 Shower Room, 1 Balcony, 1 Kitchen






0203 475 4756


Traveller Reviews brought to you by
Madame Vacances Residence et Chalets La Fontaine du Roi
la Chal, 73530 Saint Jean d'Arves, France
3.5 of 5 bubbles
122 Reviews
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Saint Jean d'Arves
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
Very Good
Recent Reviews:
Bartłomiej K
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Reasonable accomodation
2 Apr 2017
Nice accomodation realitively close to the slopes, with nice view on mountains. Sofa and bed covers worn out a little, but with our own bed sheets it wasn't a problem.... more »
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Trip type:
badly managed and awful staff
24 Mar 2017
The chalet was what we expected for the price, not particularly clean, good location if theres snow about. We left the chalet far cleaner than we found it, but when... more »
Kertész Z
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Worst appartment in France so far
21 Mar 2017
These apartments are quite close to the slopes if there is enough snow...otherwise you need to walk 6-8 minutes until the lift. We stayed in 8 person apartments (6 of... more »
Marina Y
Sofia Region, Bulgaria
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Basic accommodation in beautiful location
22 Mar 2015
The apartment me and my friends were staying meets the basic needs for a ski vacation - it was warm and had hot water. And that's it pretty much. It... more »
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Trip type:
11 Mar 2015
Disappointing: - No wifi in the apartment. - Reception chaotic during day of chance and 2 reception staffmembers on such a day is not enough. Front desk staff is young... more »
1-5 of 122 Reviews
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