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The Original Ski Holiday Since 1932

Hotel Altapura

Accommodation Features: 
Family Friendly
Close to Facilities
Ski to Door
Spa Facilities
Pet Friendly
Accommodation Features: 
Family Friendly
Close to Facilities
Ski to Door
Spa Facilities
Pet Friendly

With the nickname ‘the Skipalace’ Hotel Altapura certainly stays true to its reputation. Situated at 2,300m in the highest ski resort in Europe, the hotel oozes style and quality. Spacious, elegant areas are successfully complimented by a Nordic Chic décor; natural materials such as wood and stone, alongside large French windows with stunning views, serve as a subtle reminder of the mountains on your doorstep. The atmosphere is somewhat cosmopolitan, the buzzing hotel boasts a range of facilities including three restaurants, an extensive 1000m² spa area and a range of in-room technologies.

The hotel is slightly set back from the centre of lively Val Thorens, however the slopes can be accessed directly from the hotel’s ski room, situated opposite the Plein Sud chairlift at the bottom of resort. For those keen to plan the next day’s adventures, the sun-drenched terrace offers the ideal spot and also boasts beautiful views of the Caron peak. Alternatively, the lounge bar enjoys a welcoming atmosphere complete with open fire, whilst children can relax and play in the children’s area. In addition, the hotel offers a range of three restaurants. Les Enfants Terribles is a mountain style brasserie whilst the La Laiterie serves a range of fondue (including Champagne or Truffle fondue) for an authentic Savoyard experience. The third restaurant, 2.Mille.3, offers an alternative take on the traditional, including hot dishes from the rotisserie, Asian woks and pasta dishes.

Guests benefit from complimentary access to the 1000m² Pure Altitude Spa, which includes an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, ice fountain and Technogym. A range of beauty and massage treatments are available, and payable, locally including sport treatments.

The hotel’s style and quality is continued in the bedrooms. All rooms enjoy a welcoming ambience, including light wood furnishings, warm fabrics, large French windows and a range of new technologies. Rooms include iPod and iPhone docks and a Mac Mini TV with HD screen; this allows you to surf the web, watch television, listen to the radio or alternatively gain tips from a physical preparation coach in order to make the most of your days on the slopes! The mineral stone modern bathrooms include a spacious shower and bathtub.

Please note, for New Year bookings there is an option to upgrade the New Years dinner from the standard 2.Mile.3 resterant to Les Enfants Terribles. Please contact Erna Low for prices and further details.



Classic Room (28 Sq m)

Includes twin/double bed and has a north exposure

Number of bedrooms: 1

Club room (29 Sq m)

Includes twin/double bed and has a mountain view

Number of bedrooms: 1

Deluxe Room (32 Sq m)

Includes sitting area, a twin/double bed and has a mountain view

Number of bedrooms: 1

Junior Suite (39 Sq m)

Includes living area, twin/double bed and has a mountain view. Possible to connect to a small adjoining room.

Number of bedrooms: 1

Suite (44-57 Sq m)

The first floor includes a living room, a bedroom cabin for two children, a sofa bed and bathroom with shower. The mezzanine level includes a bedroom under the roof and open bathroom with bath.

Number of bedrooms: 2

Duplex (41 Sq m)

The first floor includes a spacious living room with sofa bed and bathroom with shower, the mezzanine level includes a bedroom under the roof and open bathroom with bathtub.

Number of bedrooms: 1

Features and Amenities

  • Ski room with direct access to the slopes
  • Sun drenched terrace facing the Caron peak
  • Concierge service
  • Children’s area (for 3-12 year olds, open 12.30pm-8.30pm)
  • Shuttle service to the resort centre
  • Lounge bar and terrace bar
  • Three restaurants, Les Enfants Terribles a chic mountain brasserie, La Laiterie offers local mountain dishes and Le 2.Mille.3 offers an alternative take on the traditional
  • 1000m² Pure Altitude Spa
  • Private valet parking (€104 per car/per week, please request at time of booking, payable locally)
  • Pets allowed 35€/day/pet (payable locally)
  • Baby welcome kit available 25€ (baby cot, night light, bottle warmer, changing table, bath thermometer)

In every room:

  • Mini bar 
  • iPod/iPhone dock
  • Mac Mini TV with HD screen
  • Bathroom with shower and bathtub

Board Basis:

Guests on a half-board basis can enjoy dinner in Le 2.Mille.3 or La Laiterie. Please note that drinks are excluded and La Laiterie is closed on Monday and Wednesdays.


Altapura Rue du Soleil 73440 - Val Thorens

Reception opening times

24 hour concierge. Check in from 4pm, check out by midday.

Refundable deposit


Tourist tax

Taxe de sejour is not included and will be payable in resort, approx 1.50€/day/person, children under 13 free of charge.


Restaurants, bars, lounge and spa areas.

Available on loan

Baby welcome kits available on request, 25€/day (payable locally)

Bed linen - Yes

Towels - Yes

Laundry facilities - Yes

End of stay cleaning - Yes

Internet access - Yes

Free of charge.

Audio Video

TV, iPod/iPhone docking station included.

Directions to Property

The hotel is located at the entrance of the resort. As soon as you have reached the resort entrance, take the Route du Soleil to the right and take the first right turn which leads you to the hotel.

Car Parking

Valet parking: 21€/day - 104€/week (payable locally)

Additional Information

Shuttle service to resort centre available. Pet supplement: 30€/day without food. (payable locally)

Advice & Guides

In our A-Z of Erna Low, there was really only ever one choice for V - it had to be Val Thorens.     Award-winning resort Voted both France's Best Ski Resort and the World's Best Ski Resort in recent years, Val Thorens is rated highly for good... Read more

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"A fantastic hotel with friendly staff. Attention to detail. It is at 2300m though, so would say be aware of the possibility of altitude sickness"

Mrs Hardy

Jane from Erna Low

"Trust you didn't suffer from altitude sickness yourselves?

Current weather

Snow data

Current weather: Another glorious day

Fresh snow: 1cm

Last snowed: 2017-04-05

Temperature: -4°

Piste data

Piste information: Good skiing on well groomed pistes

Lower snow depth: 95cm

Upper snow depth: 150cm

Piste state: Good

Off-piste snow: Best up high

Runs to resort: Spring snow

Lift information

Lifts open: 30

Lifts in total: 30

Data last updated on 2017-04-21

Snow report information from SkiClub.

Historic weather


Check availability

Unfortunately this property is currently unavailable to book online.

Please call us on 0207 584 2841 and speak to one of our advisors for more information.

Winter 2017/18 availability

We're still setting up our product for winter 2017/18, so your chosen accommodation may not be bookable online just yet. Why not give us a call on 0207 584 2841 and we'll be happy to discuss your requirements further.

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