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Le Chalet Altitude  

AlpsVal Thorens, Apartment
85 reviews
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Le Chalet Altitude is situated five minutes on foot from the centre of Val Thorens' Balcons district and 100 metres from the ski slopes, with a free shuttle bus which runs during the day.

The nearest supermarket is just under 20km from the chalet, and the ski school is just a short walk away, ideal for family ski holidays. The property is ideally located, not just for its easy access to local amenities and ski facilities, but for its breath-taking views of Val Thorens. This snowy haven is one of Europe's best loved resorts for winter sports and can be found in the mountainous Tarentaise Valley in the western Savoie region of the French Alps.



The residence Le Chalet Altitude consists of 20 traditionally decorated apartments, built in a classic Savoyard style. The warm, wooden interiors of these apartments are warm and welcoming, especially after a long day of skiing and exploring.

The cosy chalet offers ski in/ski out facilities, ideal for those wanting to enjoy as much time on the pistes as possible before relaxing by the fireplace in the living room in the evening. As well as this, you will find first class luxuries available in both the communal areas and in the private apartments of the residence, including a heated indoor swimming pool, a wellness centre and a pub. The chalet also features free Wi-Fi at reception and a covered car park.


Board Options

The apartments of Le Chalet Altitude are self-catered. Guests are invited to make full use of the modern kitchenette facilities, including a microwave, stove, oven, dishwasher and fridge, with close proximity to the local supermarket for keeping the cupboards stocked with groceries. Freshly baked bread can be delivered to your apartment every morning for breakfast, simply order and pay at reception. Those wanting to eat out will find an exceptional selection of restaurants serving hearty French, British and other international fare in the resort.


Indoor Swimming pool
Free wifi in accommodation


General Facilities:   

- Pets welcome
- Ski locker
- Ski rental
- Indoor Swimming pool
- Sauna
- Bakery delivery service 
- Ski-in-Ski-out


Accommodation Facilities:   

- Free wood
- Ski locker
- Fireplace
- Bed linen and towels
- Beds made on arrival
- End of stay cleaning
- Indoor parking wt add. fees
- Free wifi in accommodation


The Resort


Val Thorens

Le Chalet Altitude is located in the heart of the Balcons district of the purpose built Val Thorens ski resort, which can be found in the heart of the French Alps within the Réserve Naturelle du Plan de la Tuéda national park. As one of France's most popular winter holiday destinations, this Alpine region boasts an array of sporting activities and picturesque surroundings, with the resort itself offering a range of restaurants and bars, as well as a bustling après ski scene. With stunning surroundings of sparkling white mountains and deep forests it’s the ideal place for those looking to enjoy the best of both worlds.


Ski Area

Val Thorens is situated at an altitude of 2300 metres, making it the highest ski resort in Europe and ideal for keen skiers, with one of the longest ski seasons in the Alps. During the winter months, the entire area is covered with sparkling white snow, making it an ideal destination for skiing holidays. With 140 km of pistes to be explored, you’ll find plenty to do in Val Thorens itself, as well as access to the 3 Valleys, which is the largest linked ski area in the world. The 3 Valleys is renowned for its seemingly endless terrain which is so extensive and widely varied that it is perfectly suited for every level of skiing experience. Situated at an altitude of between 1800 and 3230 metres, the 3 Valleys boasts 600km of high quality pistes of 183 green, 135 blue, 119 red and 33 black runs. This lively ski area is also famously home to some of the most stunning alpine views in France.



For adventurous holidaymakers looking for an alternative to skiing, there is no shortage of exciting activities to try in Val Thorens. Airbagging involves leaping from high falls on to a giant cushion of air and is sure to get the adrenaline pumping. Another exciting activity is ice diving, which involves scuba diving in the freezing waters of Lac du Lou and is a unique way to explore the Alpine landscape, along with paragliding and dog sledding.


Useful Information


Late Arrival (after 8pm)

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.



Upon arrival, you have to pay a deposit of 500 Eu (Visa, Mastercard, French Cheque) for your property. This will be returned to you within 15 days of your departure assuming there are no charges for breakages or additional cleaning.



End of Stay Cleaning is included in the accommodation price.


Compulsory Charges

- Taxe de séjour (Local Tourist Tax)


Payable Extras

- Car Park
- Animal
- Bread delivery


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 Le Chalet Altitude***** is contracted with the Madame Vacances Group, working as a Travel Agent (Siret: 491 366 092 00014; Numéro de Licence: IM073100054)


Travel Information



Le Chalet Altitude
Quartier des Balcons
Val Thorens
(0033) 479 00 85 00


By car

- Calais to Val Thorens – 8 hours
- Indoor car parking is available on site (at a surcharge)


By plane

Nearest airports:
- Geneva Airport: 202km (2.5 hours)
- Chambery Airport: 123km (1.5 hours)
- Grenoble Airport: 203km (2.5 hours)



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- Ski Area opening : 17/11/2018 - 05/05/2019
- Altitude : at 610m to 3230m
- Slopes : 490km

33 black slopes
119 red slopes


135 blue slopes
48 green slopes



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Traveller Reviews brought to you by
Residence Chalet Altitude
Quartier des Balcons, 73440 Val Thorens, Les Belleville, France
3.5 of 5 bubbles
85 Reviews
Ranked #16 of 28 hotels in Val Thorens
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
Very Good
Recent Reviews:
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Good but slight faults
7 Mar 2019
Don’t get me wrong - the location is good - you can ski from the top of the turning circle to the slopes - skiing in was mogully from a... more »
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Excellent refurbished chalets
11 Feb 2019
Our group of 10 stayed in the chalet altitude (room 222) from 2nd Feb 2019 for a week. The reviews on here were quite poor before the refurbishment works but... more »
Amy M
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Excellent apartment for group of friends
27 Jan 2019
Fantastic apartment and facilities for our group of 9 friends. Newly renovated to a high standard. We stayed in apartment 242 - 4th floor with a balcony, large open plan... more »
Oxford, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Beautiful new apartment
16 Dec 2018
We stayed last year and the apartment for 10 would have merited a 3. This year in beautiful new apartment next door -large lounge, lots of new bathrooms and kitchen... more »
Brussels, Belgium
Trip type:
Five star it isn't!!!!!
22 Apr 2018
Looking forward to a lovely week of skiing, unfortunately we were too late to book our usual 5* residence and Chalet Altitude had the only vacancies. No problem, new place,... more »
1-5 of 85 Reviews
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