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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely and friendly staff,the breakfast was superb and rooms quality was good. Is not a cheap location but this hotel,just 5 min walk from downtown,gets the best rates during the skiing high season. For sure we will go back during the next skiing season.

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Thank gorkazm
Hôtel-Restauran... V, Responsable commercial at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a comment. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again this season. Best, Sandra More 

Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

My first ski holiday was 25 years ago and we have been back to Val d'Isere many times , but L'Avancher is the best of the lot ! It is close to the free bus stop and close , but not too close to all the bars and restaurant , so we slept soundly every night . We did eat... More 

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Hôtel-Restauran... V, Responsable commercial at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Dear Noel, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a comment, We enjoyed welcoming you to Val d'Isère and introducing you to our local cuisine. We are looking forward to welcoming you again this year, Best, Sandra More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A very friendly atmosphere with personal service. Breakfast is excellent and the restaurant is good, if a little bit heavy on the cheese (very Savoyard). Rooms are comfortable with pleasant views on the mountain. Ski back to the door and a short walk or bus to the pistes. Been going for years and I highly recommended it.

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Hôtel-Restauran... V, Responsable commercial at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We put all of our efforts into offering a personnalized service to each individual guest, depending on their wishes and needs. We hope to seeing you again this Winter! Best, Sandra More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016

great little find !! , rooms were really clean, 5 minute walk to town and lift , very helpful staff highly recommend, staff even supplied me with ice packs for my knee after our day on the slopes, would stay there again!!

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Hôtel-Restauran... V, Responsable commercial at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Hello Katie, Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We put all of our efforts into offering a personnalized service to each individual guest, depending on their wishes and needs. Hope to seeing you again this Winter! Best, Sandra More 

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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Really enjoyed the long weekend we spent here. We arrived very early and the hotel opened reception especially for us to help us out and get us on the slopes by first lift. They were extremely helpful all throughout our stay. Nice breakfasts and the restaurant was always busy at dinner although we never ate there. You *have* to visit... More 

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Hôtel-Restauran... V, Responsable commercial at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Hi Sam, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your feedback. The complimentary breakfast is made of homemade jam, cakes and compote as well as artisanal chesses and charcuterie. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We put all of our efforts into offering a personnalized service to each individual guest, depending on their... More 

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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

A good hotel with excellent food and a very good location for easy skiing. The ski bus stops 100m away to get to the main lifts. For return the hotel is an easy ski back. Rooms are cosy but comfortable. The sauna is a pleasant extra for after a long day on the slopes. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Hôtel-Restauran... V, Responsable commercial at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We put all of our efforts into offering a personnalized service to each individual guest, depending on their wishes and needs. We enjoyed welcoming you to Val d'Isère and introducing you to our local cuisine. We... More 

Bodo, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stayed in this lovely hotel for five nights with our two kids, aged 5 and 7. We had some amazing days. The food was very nice with lots of local products and the staff couldn't have been more friendly. We had a room for four persons, it was very spaciuous and nice, with lots of room for all our... More 

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Hôtel-Restauran... V, Responsable commercial at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your comment. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We put all of our efforts into offering a personnalized service to each individual guest, depending on their wishes and needs. We look forward to welcoming you again next winter! Best, Sandra More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Triple room is cosy but well equipped and fine for one adult plus two teenage boys. Hotel position is slightly out of town but ski hire shop is just opposite and bus service to town/ski-runs is excellent (never waited more than 5 mins!). Very friendly staff, breakfast is good and sauna very welcome after a day on the slopes. All... More 

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Hotel_LAvancher, Responsable réception at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Paul, Thank you so much for such a nice review, it was a pleasure having you with us, The location of the hotel is slightly out of the way but only a short walk to the slopes or a 2 minute bus ride (free shuttle every 5 minutes). You are also able to ski straight back down to the hotel... More 

lancashire
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Cant really fault this place for a economical midweek stay. The rooms are really clean, the staff friendly and welcoming. Breakfast has everything you could want including selection of daily newspapers. Little touches that make the difference, such as good wifi, boot/ski storage room, convenient room key return procedure, lots fresh clean towels, communal shower and sauna downstairs. Would recommend... More 

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Hotel_LAvancher, Responsable réception at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Hi Stuart, Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback, We try and make your stay as easy and stress-free as possible, including facilities that allow an easy departure : storage room for your luggage, courtesy showers on the ground floor with towels so you can freshen up after a last day on the slopes! We look forward... More 

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We ate at the restaurant in March. We were staying in Val D'Isere town, but this restaurant is slightly out (1 bus stop from the centre of town). On arrival I was a bit concerned we had crashed the hotel guests half board dinner, however I was wrong; lots of dinners were also not staying at the hotel. The staff... More 

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Thank CoopertheDog
Hotel_LAvancher, Responsable réception at Hotel L'Avancher, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for a great review, We're glad that you enjoyed the restaurant which is open to everyone, in fact the majority of our clients at the restaurant are not hotel guests, We look forward to seeing you again in Val d'Isère, maybe you can come and stay as a half-board hotel guest this time! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel L'Avancher is a wooden chalet, built in 1949 by a visionary, an ambitious construction worker for the Dam of Tignes. Signed over to Charles and Renee Kassenberg in 1958 it was immediately turned into a hotel, making it one of the oldest hotels in Val d'Isere. Their daughter Francoise, spent her childhood in this chalet, making her the natural successor. Today, Fred Monneret has taken over the reins, enhancing the authenticity and hospitality, two of the hotel's most important values. The hotel has 17 rooms, a restaurant, a living-room, a sauna, a ski workshop that turns into a mountain bike workshop in the summer. By the end of January, you can make the most of the sun on the large wooden terrace or the small garden. This chalet, full of history, is regularly renovated, allowing it to combine both authenticity and modernity. A five-minute walk from the town center and 50 meters from the bus stop, this chalet allows you to make the most of the ski resort's animations without having to endure the noisy nightlife. (See map) The slopes are five minutes away and you can ski directly back to the hotel, (depending on snow conditions at the beginning and end of season). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel L'Avancher

Address: avenue du Prariond | Arret de Bus Ucpa, 73150 Val d'Isere, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Savoie > Val d'Isere
Price Range: £134 - £299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel L'Avancher 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Hotel L'Avancher France/Savoie
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Val d'Isere
#4 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Val d'Isere
#5 Family Hotel in Val d'Isere
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“Room With four beds are Nice for Familys.”
 of 5 bubbles 681unnis, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Triple room is excellent but stairs to bed on mezzanine floor should only be attempted by a teenager!”
 of 5 bubbles sankeyp, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 had an excellent view of Le face and we didn't hear a sound all night.”
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 of 5 bubbles barshaker, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We had a room to the back of the hotel and was quiet and had good views”
 of 5 bubbles SBK2016, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room at the rear with doors onto a large shared balcony looking out on La Face......South facing and a great space to chill after a fabulous day on the slopes. My three kids in there twenties shared a triple room. The third bed up on the mezzanine was perhaps a poor choice as my son was a little too big for the space and it became too warm - a great choice for a smaller child however, who would love to have a bed in the sky.”
  • Lovely view from my balcony...
 of 5 bubbles LIZZIEBIRKETT, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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