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Le Fer a Cheval
Ranked #14 of 38 Hotels in Megeve
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Expensive (as everything in Megève), but excellent spa services. Greeting staff very friendly and treatment personel very professional and knowledgeable.

This is where to go for that special smile, not so easy to find in this part of the French Alps!

Stayed: July 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

I stayed here as part of a top end group doing the Etape du Tour. Everything about this hotel was perfect. The package included breakfast and dinner. Breakfast was good, dinner excellent. My room was supremely elegant, very comfortable and with views to kill for. But what makes this place special is the wonderful level of service it provides. They have a great team. Just as an example; Breakfast for us on the day of the event was at 4 am. The hotel provided a full team and everyone of their team on duty was enthusiastic,cheerful and very helpful. That is just an example, though a good one, of the hotel's friendly helpful team

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Reviewed 5 January 2012

I have stayed at this hotel for over six times in summer and winter and I have never been disappointed. The breakfast is wonderful the staff are very kind and are very willing to tend to your services. The rooms are very cosy and beautifully decorated with alpine charm and the bathroom is beautiful. This has become my second home.

  • Stayed: January 2012
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1  Thank pinkandyellowmonkey
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Reviewed 15 August 2011

The rooms were enormously cozy and the overall service was fabulous. The only downside was we weren't able to stay longer. It was incredibly romantic and just perfect for what we needed.

We had dinner onsite at the restaurant and the experience was amazing - enormously romantic with impeccible service - the citrus lobster appetizer was divine.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 17 July 2010

This lodge provides an alpine atmosphere reminiscent of other ski resort accommodations catering to well heeled travelers. A member of a commercial cycling tour, I enjoyed this hotel with its large rooms and standard amenities. Le Fer a Cheval is within walking distance to the town center, where, as luck would have it, we were able to enjoy Bastille Day festivities and watch the fireworks directly across from our balcony. The joint is expensive but on par with other high end hotels in the area that are rated on TripAdvisor. The food and service were acceptable. While I might stay here in winter if I ever had the chance to ski the alps, I'm not sure I'd do so if I was traveling with family or an unguided group during summer months.

  • Stayed: July 2010
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Reviewed 8 June 2010

Visited with a group of friends at end of March. Having stayed in many 3-4 star ski hotels from Davos- Three valleys- Whistler, this is probably the best that ive stayed in. Cuisine was outstanding at the hotel, the resort of megeve has unbelievably high standards of cuisine anyway. This hotel is not cheap its why we chose it. So if you are looking for cheap and cheerful look elsewhere. The service was excellent and the shuttle service to mont arbois lifts extremely useful and efficient.
We used the pool and spa bath everyday after a long days skiing. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled with friends
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2  Thank FREDDY023
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Reviewed 8 March 2010

Firstly I should say that my wife and I really enjoyed our recent trip to this hotel and we will probably go back next year.

The Euro was against us but it was fiercely expensive. That doesn't mean it wasn't good value but it's worth knowing that a glass of wine in the bar is 12 Euros.....

The hotel itself is beautiful inside and out, and has a great old Alpine feel. The bar has a lovely atmosphere and the restaurant is the same, although the restaurant has too many tables for the space but was never full. Why not take out a few tables and have more elbow room?

Our room was at the top end of the scale as it's all they had left at short notice. It was very clean and spacious and well maintained, but for over 650 Euros a night I would have hoped for a view. The bed was extremely comfortable.

The food in the evening was nothing short of spectacular and the wine list was enormous with something for all budgets. This threw the breakfast into sharp contrast as it was miserly, with a very unimpressive buffet and the temerity to charge extra for scrambled eggs or an omelette????

The pool and spa are very impressive and clean, if slightly too busy.

I admit it might have been a language issue but the friendliness and attitude of the staff was fairly mixed with some being extremely helpful but others less so.

We liked the location of the hotel as we walked into the village every morning to the Chamois lift and left our skis at the hire shop nearby so we didn't make use of the hotel shuttle and didn't have to carry our skis at all.

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Le Fer a Cheval

Address: 36 Route du Cret, 74120 Megeve, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Megeve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Megeve
#9 Spa Hotel in Megeve
#10 Family Hotel in Megeve
#15 Romantic Hotel in Megeve
Price Range: £302 - £896 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Fer a Cheval 5*
Number of rooms: 53
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