We wanted one night not far away from Geneva airport (rather than getting up at 5am to travel from Provence) and this fitted the bill as about an hour away. Great room, very pleasant, even the extra bed for our daughter was comfy.
Traveller from Altrincham, UK
Le Morillon is a charming chalet-style 3-star hotel in Haute Savoie situated at the base of spectactular ski slopes and in …More
We had stayed at the residence in Alpe d'Huez previously. This Reine des Pres wasn't as pleasant but it was great nonetheless. Very friendly staff and amenities made the stay very comforting. Great if you are with a family. We were two couples so one room had a double bed and the other one two single ones joint together which was a bit disappointing. The other bit was that we felt that the jacuzzis could have been a tad warmer as it was cold around the pool area. Other than that, great apartments and a great place to stay if you go to Samoens.
Overall I thought this apartment was very good, the facilities are good with a pool, jacuzzi and steam room, the reception staff were helpful and no hiccups. We got a room for 6 when there was 4 of us because we wanted 2 bedrooms and we knew the 1 bed version would be too small. We were right because although the apartment was modern and the bathrooms were very nice, it was a bit tight, in particular storage is very limited.
The kitchenette had all the basics, although considering there could have been 6 of us there wasn't a casserole dish big enough to make a meal for 6 but this was just small touches that could be improved.
As also mentioned several times wifi is a challenge, our codes never worked and quality is poor. I don't know why hotels that are "premium" or 4/5 star don't include wifi as a basic decent service.
Beds were made on arrival, cleaning is included apart from the kitchen, The free taxi service into town in the evening is a lovely touch. The extras are expensive and not worth it such as 25 euros for some logs to burn, the car park is also very expensive. I used the service for getting groceries delivered on the arrival day which was brilliant. I didn't use ski set for delivery of ski hire since they were 100 euros more than sport 2000 so watch out. Finally, the hotel isn't in any of the centres but is walkable (10 mins) to Foret and putting your skis on to ski into the nearest lifts is really easy and a lovely comfort.
Very helpful reception staff, were not aware of planned late arrival despite this being documented on booking form. We had contacted hotel separately as advised so this was not a problem and they arranged for our appartment key to be left in a key safe at reception as reception is not manned 24hrs. However it proved a little difficult to first of all find the hotel contact details from the booking form and then only a telephone number and no email contact was provided and it took some perseverance to actually get a reply.
Be aware when booking for more than two people that these are appartments sleeping 6-7 with two bedrooms and additional pullout beds in the sitting room. We had a party of four and did not wish to all be sharing one room but by booking two rooms we actually ended up with two appartments!
Traveller from Devon (UK)
Modern ski residence set in the Flaine Forêt district, 100 metres from the ski lifts of the Grand Massif ski area.Bright …More
Pocket Guide: Alpes du Nord Le Grand Massif Hotels
A huge area encompassing the ski resorts of Samoens and Flaine, Le Grand Massif is a popular ski destination for families. Childcare facilities are at both resorts. Samoens is a more traditional village than Flaine, but the latter has better facilities. In addition to the slopes, snowboarding, heli-skiing, telemarking, and snowshoeing are popular activities.
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