OUT OF THE ORDINARY
La Balme in Auris-en-Oisans, surrounded by nature: hotel services and a cosy setting
With a divine little location in the tiny hamlet of La Balme in Auris-in-Oisans, on the southern side of Alpe d’Huez is a reyreat.
Run by Belgians for 5 years, the house has the Dutch “Natuurhuisje” label, awarded to houses surrounded by nature. Your hosts share their lifestyle in a car-free area.
It’s particularly ideal for children - with a vast outdoor playground. The chalet is in the middle of the village, opposite the chapel and a 400-year-old lime tree.
Once the village’s old wheat barn, it now has four bedrooms for two to four people and a shared lounge for meeting other guests.
Val Lachard in Villard-de-Lans
Val Lachard is an old farm that has been revamped.
It’s like a luxurious large family home. Both innovative and traditional, it is a passive house with constant air renewal for natural oxygenation, in total harmony with the environment.
It’s the ideal setting for winding down and recharging your batteries. From a single room to spacious apartments, Val Lachard adapts to guests’ needs.
Adaptable 4-star accommodation with 20 beds including independent rooms, suites and apartments.
A chalet at the end of the world… La Boire in Besse-en-Oisans
The refuge in La Boire is an alpine chalet at 1,900 m in the Oisans massif. It’s a remarkable site.
Find complete peace in the only chalet in the valley, surrounded by untouched nature. The views are stunning.
A cosy chalet for six people. The large living room and kitchen sleeps three plus a bedroom that sleeps three.
On the ground floor, a bathroom with dry toilet and south-facing terrace. Far from all antennas, it is ideal for people suffering from electrosensitivity. Access the chalet by snowshoe or ski tourng and other people can access off pistehiring a mountain guide.
The owner is a mountain guide… ask him for any advice!
Refuge experience in Les 7 Laux
What could be more unusual than spending a night as a group in the inviting and picturesque scenery of a mountain refuge?
Located near the 7 Laux resort, the Habert (former shepherd’s hut) of Aiguebelle allows you to experience a night in a refuge for reunions, birthdays or simply the pleasure of spending time with friends or family. After a snow shoe walk, discover the peacefulness of the mountain - a real and authentic return to your roots. You will feel as if you are the last people left in the world!
Hôtel Le V in Vaujany, sophisticated comfort
This 4* property in the centre of the village opens on the 10th of December.
A cosy, elegant hotel, tastefully decorated in a chic contemporary Alpine theme, Le V de Vaujany is a modern and warm cocoon for lifestyle and gastronomy.
Spacious and bright, the rooms and suites are all elegantly decorated with wood, warm colours and rustic furniture, given a contemporary touch by our talented local cabinetmakers.
The bathrooms are decked with delicate earthenware. Arpin fabrics have been used for throws, cushions and armchairs, to instilthe cosy atmosphere of the most beautiful mountain chalet.
Some with a fireplace, most with a south-facing balcony with pretty village views, the rooms and suites are delightful both during the day and at night.
Gastronomy devotees will savour the delicious meal in the hotel restaurant, Ida. After a day on the slopes, guests can relax in Ida's Bar lounge bar. Want a feel-good experience? Come and unwind in V's vast Pure Altitude Spa with a sensational swimming pool, hammam, sauna and two massage rooms for treatments with Pure Altitude natural products made with mountain plants.
Le Moontain Hostel in Oz-en-Oisans, a new concept for accommodation in the mountains
First found in international cities, hostels are often associated with youth hostels, but are now more like hotels.
Are you a globe-trotter and design fan, hyper-connected adventurer or nature lover? You’ll love the Moontain Hostel. The hostel is located in the Alpe d'Huez ski fields, surrounded by fir trees and in the centre of the green Oz-en-Oisans resort.
A blend of generations, travels, cultures and natural energy. Share adventures and emotions - invent new visions, share unique experiences - for a night, alone, with your partner, family or friends.
What’s more: Home-made dishes made with selected local products to eat-in or takeaway, equipment hire, packages... Comfortable design in all our rooms - from the exclusive premium room to shared rooms: from €30 per night in high season.
Hotel L'Oberland - Le Bourg-d'Oisans
Completely renovated in 2020, this beautiful 19th-century building is designed as a base camp for exploring all the Oisans ski resorts. In the evening, the hotel's kitchen comes alive.
The dining room of the restaurant, dating back to 1896, is nostalgic of the 1930s.
Family friendly and fun, the chef serves elegant and varied dishes.
The beautiful veranda and grounds dotted with centenary trees are the perfect setting for a relaxing interlude.
What’s more, a new lounge bar and a co-working area are now available for a gourmet break, exchange or relaxation.
Hôtel Grandes Rousses**** - Alpe d’Huez
This legendary and historic hotel, in the centre of the resort at the foot of the slopes has direct access to the lifts and breathtaking views of the mountains.
Since taking it over in 2012, Patricia Grelot-Collomb has been perpetuating over 100 years of tradition, and continues the work of her great-grandfather, Joseph Colomb with the same catchword: mountain lifestyle.
First-class decor and luxurious facilities make for a cosy atmosphere enhanced by the best natural materials.
Chalet style, modern amenities and innovation aim to improve hospitality with 5-star services: concierge, private shuttle, valet, porters, turn-down service, in-house ski-shop, concept store and more.
Hotel Le Chalet Mounier**** - Les 2 Alpes
An institution in Les 2 Alpes, Chalet Mounier has always been run by the Mounier family.
Just a refuge in 1879, it became the village’s first hotel in 1933, before developing into a 4-star boutique hotel.
Alban Mounier, the 5th generation of the family of hotel and restaurant owners, passionately supervises the establishment.
He perpetuates mountain traditions with a warm welcome and friendly service in a magnificent setting, at the foot of the Muzelle glacier in a blonde-wood decor with elegant objects and moving memories.
This winter the Michelin-starred restaurant, "Le P’tit Polyte" welcomes a new duo in the kitchen.
At 1,650 m, it is Isère’s highest Michelin-starred restaurant.
Le Grand Hôtel de Paris**** - Villard-de-Lans
The first hotel in Villard-de-Lans, opened at the end of the 19th century, the Grand Hôtel de Paris could claim to be the memory of Vercors.
Set in vast grounds in the centre of Villard-de-Lans, the hotel has witnessed the history and evolution of French society.
This “grand-siècle” hotel is still as stunning as ever with a luxurious 400 m2 wellness area and pool with counter-current and hydro massages, jacuzzi, hammam, sauna and treatment room. In this prestigious setting, Luc Magnin is the 5th generation to run the family establishment, created in 1894. Enjoy a gourmet break with traditional cuisine with a contemporary touch.
The cuisine highlights excellent local, fresh products.
Dishes include: Vercors Trout Ballotin with Dauphiné walnut stuffing, Rack of Lamb in Herb Crust and Royans Raviolis with Crayfish Tails.