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Résidence Le Cheval Blanc

AlpsVal Thorens, Apartment
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OVERVIEW

The Residence

 

Location


The three-star Residence le Cheval Blanc is located in the pretty mountain village of Val Thorens, in the French Alps. The area is well known for its fantastic skiing conditions and slopes, with a huge range of other winter activities to be enjoyed in the mountains of the Tarentaise Valley in the Western Savoie region.

Offering a fantastic location, Madame Vacances’ Residence le Cheval Blanc enjoys a ski in ski out location, just 20 metres from the Les Péclets ski lift. There are shops, bars and restaurants all just a short walk from the apartments, as well as the resort’s sports centre just five minutes away.

 

Apartments


Enjoy the comforts of the Residence le Cheval Blanc during your stay, with added touches of luxury to ensure you feel more at home. There is a satellite TV, as well as free WiFi in the complex, with bed linen and towels also provided. The spa at the nearby Residence Village Montana is easily accessible, and offers guests use of the hammam, sauna, multijet showers and massage facilities.

Each of the rooms are decorated in a warm and cosy French mountain style, with warm wooden furnishings, comfortable interiors and warm colours. There are large windows in most of the rooms, ensuring guests can make the most of the pretty views over the mountains, as well as the twinkling lights of the resort during the evening. There is also a fully equipped open-plan kitchen in each, offering guests the opportunity to enjoy the freedom of a self-catered holiday in the Alps. Each of the apartments also has its own balcony.

 

Board Options


All of the apartments at the Residence le Cheval Blanc are self-catered, meaning guests can enjoy freedom to make their own meals in the open plan kitchen, or enjoy the restaurants in the resort. Val Thorens is home to a small range of restaurants, serving delicious hearty French dishes as well as some international options. For those wanting to prepare their own meals there are local shops and small supermarkets within the resort, perfect for picking up supplies.

 

FACILITIES:   
 
Ski-in-Ski-out
 
Satellite TV
 
Free wifi in accommodation

 

General Facilities:   

- Ski locker
- Central location
- Ski rental
- Indoor parking wt add. fees
- 24 hour reception
- Bakery delivery service 
- Ski-in-Ski-out

 

Accommodation Facilities:   

- Ski locker
- Bed linen and towels
- End of stay cleaning
- 24 hour reception
- TNT TV
- Free wifi in accommodation

 

The Resort

 

Val Thorens


Found close to the slopes, ski lift and pistes of Val Thorens, with ski in ski out facilities, the Residence le Cheval Blanc is ideal for those wanting to explore the area. The picturesque surroundings make this a popular place for hikers and other activities, while there is something for beginners as well as more advanced skiers to try during their stay here. The resort itself is lively and bustling, with a good après ski scene, as well as a variety of shops and restaurants, with one even boasting a Michelin star. The Residence le Cheval Blanc is located in the heart of the action, ideal for groups and couples wanting to enjoy everything this purpose built resort has to offer.

For more information on visiting Val Thorens during the ski season, visit our winter destination page.

 

Ski Area


The Val Thorens resort can be found at an altitude of 2300 metres, the highest ski resort in Europe, meaning the conditions are excellent throughout much of the ski season. Offering access to the largest linked ski area in the world, the 3 Valleys ski area, this is ideal for keen skiers looking for a challenge, as well as newbies looking to learn. There is a range of ski schools to choose from, with almost all of the instructors speaking both French and English, as well as an excellent selection of terrain in the 3 Valleys. The 3 Valleys is situated at an altitude of 1800 m to 3230 m and offers visitors over 600 km of well looked after slopes. There are 11 green runs, 30 blue, 31 red and eight black slopes to choose from, as well as plenty of off-piste trails. And with stunning views from the top, you’ll want to take the chair lift up again and again.

 

Activities


With access to the huge mountainous region of the 3 Valleys, there are plenty of activities for families, couples and groups in Val Thorens as well as the wider area. Ice diving is a must for those wanting to try something involving lots of adrenaline and involves diving into the crystal clear but freezing cold waters of the Lac du Lou, while airbagging will have you jumping from the falls onto an air cushion. It doesn’t get much scarier than that!

For a more sedate way to explore the area there is also hiking, with snow shoes available to rent from the sports shops in the town centre. And for something the whole family can enjoy why not take everyone dog sledding on your holiday in Val Thorens?

 

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 6 pm onwards. The keys are available at the reception on presentation of your voucher.

 

Deposit


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.

 

Cleaning


End of Stay Cleaning is included in the accommodation price.

 

Compulsory Charges


- Taxe de séjour (Local Tourist Tax)

 

Payable Extras


- Covered Car Park
- Spa
- Daily Cleaning

 

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 conditions

Your stay at Résidence Le Cheval Blanc is contracted with the Madame Vacances Group, working as a Travel Agent (Siret: 491 366 092 00014; Numéro de Licence: IM073100071)

 

Travel Information

 

By plane


Nearest airports:
- Chambery Airport 112km (2 hours)
- Geneva 159km (3 hours)
- Lyon 193km (3 hours)

 

Address


Résidence le Cheval Blanc
Rue du Soleil
73440
Val Thorens

 

By car


- Calais to Val Thorens – 9 hours

 

 

ACCOMMODATION
Accomodation type Sleep
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1 bedroom apartment, sleeps up to 4


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

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tv and end of stay cleaning included, linen pack included

£549
£543

Please choose the number of accommodation units before booking.
To book more than one room, please call us on
0203 475 4756
or make separate reservations on line for each room.
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1 bedroom comfort apartment, sleeps up to 4


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

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tv and end of stay cleaning included, linen pack included

£616
£610

1 bedroom + cabin room apartment, sleeps up to 6


Rooms : 1 Bedroom(s), 1 Cabin bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, 1 Kitchen

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 6

tv and end of stay cleaning included, linen pack included

£695
£688

1 bedroom + cabin room comfort apartment, sleeps up to 6


Rooms : 1 Bedroom(s), 1 Cabin bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms

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 6

tv and end of stay cleaning included, linen pack included

£767
£760

1 bedroom + mezzanine apartment, sleeps up to 6


Rooms : 1 Bedroom(s), 1 Bathrooms, 1 Kitchen, 1 Mezzanine

More info
 6

tv and end of stay cleaning included, linen pack included

£980
£971

 

 

SKI AREA
- Ski Area opening : 22/11/2014 - 10/05/2015
- Altitude : at 610m to 3230m
- Slopes : 490km

33 black slopes
119 red slopes

 

135 blue slopes
48 green slopes

 

 

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Rue du Soleil
73440
Val Thorens
0203 475 4756

 

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Residence le Cheval Blanc
Rue du Soleil, 73440 Val Thorens, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France
3.0 of 5 bubbles
431 Reviews
Ranked #15 of 47 Speciality lodging in Val Thorens
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Very Good
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Recent Reviews:
ShooterMcChug
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Size matters
15 Jan 2018
It was the time of the year again for the annual ski trip and I was very happy to be returning back to Val Thorens again. As a group of... more »
lagperkins
Wimborne, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Family
Great location, warm, comfy enough but dated.
12 Jan 2018
We chose an apartment that sleeps 6 for the 3 of us so nobody had to use the sofa bed. The rooms are small - very narrow single beds and... more »
hawkins2018
Trip type:
Solo travel
Value for money appartment
8 Jan 2018
Basic appartment for fare value of money. But on a perfect location for skiing. All town facilities are on walking distance. Ski rent is accross the street. I recomment to... more »
Neal R
Trip type:
Family
Ski with ease
6 Jan 2018
Chevalier Blanc has superb access to both the town and the slopes, fantastic car parking facilities and exceptional value for money bearing in mind the location. We started off planning... more »
Samirah M
Heemstede
Trip type:
Family
Room 307 is not convenient for families
6 Jan 2018
Room 307 is not a comfortable (c class comfort) room at all for families as the road below is very loud with party people returning home after going out and... more »
1-5 of 431 Reviews
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