This is a fantastic location. Great value and does the job!
We booked a 1 bedroom apartment in the Saskia. When we checked in they had a mix up and had 2 reservations under my name. after about 45 mins they eventually gave us the keys to a room - in the next door Malinka. We trapsed over with all our luggage only to find it was a studio. i.e. 2 single sofa beds in lounge, and 1 bunk bed in the entrance near door. Fine if thats what you have booked - but as we were a group of 4 adult women, not suitable and not what we booked.
After another 45 minutes of explaining and standing firm - we eventually got the keys to another room. All fine. it was a 1 bed apartment.
make sure you get what you book!
After that initial problem all was fine. these are basic but well equipped clean apartment right on the edge of the slope. We would definitely come back here. View was amazing.
all the bedding and towels were clean - towels come in a sealed packet. kitchen has microwave, fridge, dishwasher and hob. we did eat in 2 of the 4 nights and breakfast everyday. a little box is provided which contained cleaning things - clothes, dishwasher tablets, liquid.plenty for our 4 night stay.
Toilet was separate from bathroom - again good, so we werent fighting over it when someone was in shower!
There's a secure ski room - each room has its own key to a large tall locker to put skis after a day on the slopes. plenty of room for 4 sets.
right near various bars, restaurants and a supermarket.
Karen from Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Situated on the peak of La Falaise near the entrance of the Avoriaz resort this residence offers stunning panoramic views …More
This accommodation was a great find, we had beautiful views over the Morzine valley from the balcony. It was in the sleepier part of the resort but only 5 mins walk into the busier part. The staff were very helpful and informative, nothing was too much trouble.
The 2 bedroom apartment we had was perfect and very spacious, we were a party of 4, if there had of been 5/6 people we would have needed a 3 bedroom otherwise the lounge/dining area needs to be slept in.
It was on the whole mostly clean but the bedroom was sooooo warm; the window in one of the rooms did not open in the same way as the other room, it just 'flapped' and did not lock into place! Not a fan either of the continental square pillows! The spa/sauna and hammam was a welcome treat after a day on the slopes if only the pool was a warm as the bedrooms!
Overall taking away the nit picking, it was a fabulous accommodation and we will be back!
2* says it all really. It was a bit of a shock to find out you've got to make your own beds up when you get there and if the room isn't clean when you leave you can expect to lose your 200 Euro deposit! The kitchen has everything you need to cook a meal so no faults there. The shower is attached to the tap... it's pretty powerful but very messy as there's no shower curtain. If you're staying on the front of the hotel, don't expect to get a good night's sleep as you can hear people on the streets constantly throughout the night! Despite these flaws, the hotel is in a fantastic location. It is in the centre of the resort, there is a supermarket, bakery, pub and shops all metres away. If it's skiing you're going for, it's in an ideal location as you're near the drag lift up to the slopes. A ski locker is provided for all rooms, free of charge, which comes in handy. All in all, it's very basic but it's somewhere to sleep. It's in a prime location and it served its purpose for my trip.
David from Liverpool
Modern apartment complex in the centre of Avoriaz, a resort in the Portes du Soleil area, with easy access to the slopes …More
very good overall, more information on the resort would have been nice as we arrived on the telecabin and had no idea what to do from that point on, no info or maps available we had to struggle up hill with bags across the whole resort through snow with no idea where we were heading we know now that you call a horse and cart or use a trolley but we had to learn the hard way when we arrived at the hotel at two in the afternoon reception was closed and we couldnt get keys untill five however there was a number to call and the keys are left in key pad box you ring a number and they give you a code and you help yourself great idea as long as you can get mobile reception, great location bit dated but clean and warm and the staff when there were very nice.
Great location very close to top of Gondola coming up from Morzine. Ski in and out. Disappointing that the reception is virtually always closed so you have to go to the other end of Avoriaz to collect keys and so on. Basic accommodation but if you are more keen on the skiing than where you are staying that will be fine.
This is the fourth summer I have stayed in Avoriaz, a purpose built resort high up in the mountains. On each visit, I have enjoyed my stay although it is important to have a car as the location is quite remote. The original buildings are starting to look somewhat tired now but overall internal condition is clean, warm & cosy. As the resort is at 1800m above sea level, it is at the mercy of the weather. Facilities are good on site, both for activities and also bars/restaurants. I would definitely return in the future, possibly for a skiing trip...
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