Accommodation in Courchevel 1850
If you are after the best deals for your ski accommodation deals in Courchevel 1850, you are certainly in the right place. No need to look any further, as we are ready and on hand to provide you with the best possible deals as well as selections on ski hotels, chalets and rental apartments for your ski holiday. With almost 50 years of experience in the ski holiday industry, we have established and maintained a trusted relationship with a vast number of ski resorts and ski operators including hotels, chalets and apartments. Our long term experience and lasting relationships with fellow industry stakeholders puts us in the perfect position to be able to offer you the best possible deals and best money for value accommodation in Courchevel 1850. We also consider all dynamics of your requirements such as budget, traveling group size, tastes etc in order to find you the right holiday stay for a truly memorable experience. Part of the expansive Three Valleys, it is unsurprising that Courchevel 1850 has a pretty good selection of ski accommodation, due of course to the popularity of the resort but also to the impressive ski terrain. The region was almost virtually uninhabited, with a few farmers far and inbetween and the only buildings of any significance being a saw mill and a town hall in Saint Bon, built in 1870. Fast forward a few years and Hotel Lac Bleu was built in 1902 for the summer season however by 1925 it was open for the winter seasons. With the terrain being a combination of danse patches of tree and high mountain plains, people had begun to recognise the potential of the region as a winter sports destination. The actual designers of Courchevel, Maurice Michaud and Laurent Chappis aimed to create a resort that remained as close as possible to nature; one of the decisions was that the resort would be free of concrete buildings.
The accommodation style at Courchevel very much resonates with the ideas of the original designers. All hotels, apartments and chalets are heavily influenced with the Savoyard style designs of regions of wood, stone and slate; and as such it is difficult not to be enamored by the charm of the resort. But enough of the history lessons for now, allow us to indulge you with our findings:
Chalets in Courchevel 1850 are very much designed in the traditional Savoyard style. They are a favorite amongst visitors who are seeking the ultimate ski holiday experience and wish to fully immerse themselves in the spirit of the alpines. Chalets are very much an anomaly to most visitors from bustling bigger cities and far away countries. They give us that story book feeling whenever we arrive in them; imagine the relief and feeling of escapism after arriving at a rustic chalet for a week long ski holiday and away from the clamour of big cities. The Three Valleys is one of the most popular ski destinations in Europe and Courchevel is one of its most favoured resorts. It has a very good amount of chalets, ranging from modest contemporary to stylish Savoyard chalet residences. We have listed a few below, so have a read and see what a Courchevel chalet has to offer.
Chalet Dharkoum Makan
This lovely 3 bedroom studio chalet in Courchevel is an ideal choice for your Courchevel 1850 ski holiday visit. It is conveniently located across the road from the pistes and other local amenities within the area. A ski in and ski out residence, the chalet can be rented with either 1 double bed or 2 single beds in each room both ensuite with a bathtub. There is a cosy living space including a sitting room area, dining and fully equipped kitchen. The Living room space has large floor to ceiling windows and doors which open up to a balcony and the view of the mountain and Bellecote piste. The apartment comes with wifi, a flat screen TV, comfortable sofas and a wood burner for warm and cosy evenings. The apartment interior is bright and features a lot of wood finishes in keeping with the Savoy traditions.
Other services include ski equipment storage, end of stay cleaning services, bedroom linen, bathrobes and towels on street parking. Ski equipment rental can also be arranged directly. The ideal chalet for a small family, a group of friends or a romantic couple.
Apartments in Courchevel 1850
Apartments in Courchevel are available in different types ( luxury, modest) as well as different sizes, ranging from small studio flats, large flats or even Apart-hotels. They are a favorite amongst visitors to Courchevel 1850 as they are relatively less expensive than chalets but offer very similar levels of privacy and flexibility especially regarding things like catering (self or private), access to private living areas like swimming pools, terraces, gardens and others. For families or groups of friends who would like to spend time together and experience a home away from home without the interruption of other guests or staff, apartments are always a great option.
Listed below, are a few options to consider:
Les Chalets du Forum
A short walking distance from the resort center with all amenities within reach, Les Chalets du Forum is a welcoming holiday apartment rental. Built and designed in the traditional Savoyard style of wood and stone, Les Chalets du Forum is a very popular destination for visitors due in large part to its location, value for money and overall quality of service. There are 55 apartments in total which can host between 4 and up to 10 guests depending on the number of bedrooms you select per apartment. The apartments hold between 1 and 4 bedrooms. All interiors are spacious, bright and finished to a very satisfactory standard. They all feature open plan living spaces with a sitting room, dining and kitchen fully equipped for self catering options. There are large windows and large glass doors in the living area which allow swathes of sunlight in during the day as well as having a lovely view of the village and mountain range as a backdrop. The apartments also include additional services such as baby facilities, cleaning kits, wifi access, towels, bathrobes and a cleaning service at the end of the stay. A breakfast delivery service is also available to arrange. Les Chalets du Forum is ideal for small traveling groups and small families who wish to have privacy and flexibility during their stay. It is also very budget friendly whilst still offering the quintessential ski holiday experience.
Manali Lodge; Makalu Signature Suite
The Makalu Signature suite, is a 5 star apartment, within the Manali Lodge Residence and sleeps up to 8 guests. The Manali Lodge Residence is a boutique apartment rental located in Courchevel 1650 however there is a free shuttle within the Courchevel area which is very convenient and also gives the opportunity for visitors to experience the whole region.Makalu signature Suite can sleep up to 8 people.
There are four bedrooms with a double bed all en suite. The apartments also has very spacious open plan living room space within a dining room and fully decked out modern kitchen area. The interior is luxuriously finished with wood floors, wood beams and a large stone fireplace. The living space also opens up to a large balcony with incredible views. There is a Flat screen TV and wifi access in the apartment.
The bedrooms are nothing short of luxury; large wood beams overhead, soft rugs, large wardrobes and flat screen TV;s as well. The ensuite bathrooms have very modern fittings and feature very large mirrors.
The residence has an indoor swimming pool, sauna, hammam, fitness gym and chic bar and lounge. There is also an impressive restaurant within the building should you wish to take a break from cooking.
Overall, the Makalu Signature suite is finished to a very high standard. Perfect for large travelling families who are looking for some much needed self indulgent.
Courchevel 1850 Hotels
As one of Europe's most popular ski resorts, finding a hotel at Courchevel should be rather straightforward as there is quite an abundance of Courchevel hotels ( there are about 45 hotels here) however with the endless choices available, how do you know which hotel or accomodation best suits you? The Three Valleys is quite well known for its luxury, however, it is possible to find less expensive Courchevel 1850 hotels that are reliably budget friendly and still have great facilities, great staff and good level of service. For the couples and solo travellers, or for the small sized families who are not interested in catering or cleaning, hotels are the best and most convenient choice. Most hotels also do not require a 6 or 7 day minimum stay, so short romantic getaways for couples or solo travellers like cross country hikers or photographers can stay for a few days at a time. We have listed a few examples below:
Hotel Olympic is the ideal hotel accommodation for guests who are in search of a good hotel with great service and significant savings or value for money in Courchevel 1850. The sister hotel of Le Mottaret in Mottaret, Hotel Olympic is a warm and welcoming hotel renowned for its friendly staff as well as its calm and relaxing atmosphere. Hotel Olympic has a perfect location in the resort center as it is within proximity to all the amenities and a less than 2 minute walk from the pistes. This is also a perfect location for guests who are after lively apres ski as all the bars and lounges are walking distance from Hotel Olympic.
The hotel has a total of 28 rooms, all of which have been recently refurbished with bright and stylish interiors. All rooms are en suite and each has a balcony space with amazing views of the mountain and the village. If you are travelling in a group and require more than one bedroom, there is the option to book adjoining rooms, which are connected to each other; a perfect option that allows additional privacy and convenience for large traveling families or a group of friends travelling together and would require shared spaces. All rooms are furnished with a large flat screen tv’s with satellite connections, wifi access and Nespresso machines. Currently rated as a 2 star hotel, the standard quality at Hotel Olympic very much exceeds 2 star standards. The customer satisfaction ratings are overwhelmingly positive.
Breakfast consists of a simple selection of traditional local pastries, breads, cereals, cheese and dried meats; served in the lounge area. There is also a brunch option as well as a dinner which is a 5 course all you can eat laid out buffet style. You can also select between exotic and traditional cuisines for your dinner.
The bar and lounge is the beating hub of Hotel Olympic. Always a friendly and lively atmosphere, guests can relax at the lounge and sift through a selection of cocktails, wines and likes. There is also a pool table and large TV which features the news of sports events. The ideal place for the start of an evening of apres ski fun.
Hôtel Les Sherpas
Hôtel Les Sherpas is a family run hotel that offers top quality service. Built in 1961 it has seen numerous changes and refurbishments but stylistically it has always maintained its Savoyard integrity. Recently refurbished, it re-opened in February 2020. It is located just on the outskirts of Courchevel 1850 in a quiet and serene area of the village and very clos to the Jardin Alpin gondola. Rated a 4 Star hotel, Les Sherpas oozes alpine charm. Ideal for visitors who are after a little bit of self indulgent on their visit, this hotel has 37 rooms all en suite and with private balconies. The rooms are large and spacious and adorned with large wood beams, large windows and elegant furniture. Interestingly, a good number of the rooms are individually styled, each with its different colour scheme and indoor decoration. The rooms have an opulent mix of traditional themes and plush modern finishes. Each room is also fitted with a wardrobe, a flat screen satellite TV and wifi access.
The bar and lounge at the hotel is an elegant and relaxing space. There is a large fireplace for added alpine ambience from where you can enjoy a drink or two from an exoctic drinks menu. Not exactly an apres ski attraction (due in most part, to its location), it is the perfect location for a quiet whisky or cocktail and a bit of a conversation. There is also a beautifully decorated dining room in the hotel where meals are served. Breakfast is served buffet style and there is an option of a cold or hot breakfast. For families with young children, early dinner meals can be requested for children. Dinner is a 5 course affair featuring local delicacies and international dishes.
After a long day at the pistes, guests can relax at the indoor swimming pool, sauna and hammam in the wellness centre. There is also a masseuse service and private treatments can be booked as well. Hotel Les Sherpas is also very child friendly; for families with small or young children, there is a kids club, children's playground and play area on site. Pets are also allowed at the hotel.
The hotel is also located less than a mile walk from the Courchevel 1850 Ski School. In addition, Courchevel 1650 Ski School is also within relatively close proximity being less than 4 miles away in Courchevel 1650 which can be accessed via free shuttle bus. There is also a ski equipment hire service available at Hotel Les Sherpas.
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Les Chalets du Forum
Les Chalets du Forum ski apartments are extremely popular due to their quality and location just 100m from the slopes and near the shopping district of the Forum and the Croisette, in the heart of Courchevel 1850.