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Au Vieux Moulin
Ranked #12 of 37 Hotels in Megeve
Certificate of Excellence
London
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“Loved hotel Au Vieux Moulin”
Reviewed 30 January 2008

Lovely hotel only a few minutes walk from the centre of town. All rooms were very clean. We had a superior room which was a very good size with a big bathroom. Breakfast is extra but worth paying for as they offer a great selection. I would highly recommend and certainly go back. Only downside was that the staff on reception were not overly helpful.

Pool closed in summer.

  • Stayed January 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 March 2006

Had a long weekend in Megeve and stayed at the Aux Vieux Moulin. It is nice an central, 5-10min walk to the bottom of the ski lift, quicker without the boots on and carrying skis :) The village/town itself is very pretty with a good range of restaurants and shops to browse. The ski area is extensive and great for intermediates, the restaurants on the slopes are great and you have to try the desserts at L'Alpette.

Back to the hotel.....We had a standard room, which didn't have a bath, was wetroom style, but finished in a high standard, modern contempory fittings. Not too much of a problem for us, though could be for some. The bedroom itself, yes a little small but adequate and tastefully furnished.

Communal areas were quite, though it was the end of the season... though we used the bar before going out for dinner and breakfast was your usual continentel (not hot food) but when food ran out, it was replaced immediately.

Staff were very courteous and although we arrived at lunchtime got in our room straight away, meant we had that afternoon on the slopes. Day of departure, left our luggage and came back to change after skiing with no problems having somewhere to change.

Would definately stay again.

  • Stayed March 2006
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Reviewed 22 February 2006

Hotel Au Vieux Moulin, Megeve:
If this hotel was half the price, it would be absolutely fine. It is a lovely old chalet just a stone's throw from the pedestrianised centre of Megeve. The rooms are small and a little tired, but the service was ok and the hotel is very central... perfectly acceptable if it were half the price we paid.

We are well-traveled and ski several times a year, usually in the French Alps, staying mostly in 4 star hotels. So we think we have a pretty good measure of competitive value. Our double room at Au Vieux Moulin was very small (it was a 'superior' apparently!), the decor was worn, & we overlooked a rather ugly concrete car park. Various things in the room were broken - e.g. coat hooks, a towel rail, lightbulbs, radiator, and everything about the hotel just seemed mean (only 2 very small bath towels, and when we asked for an extra one it was removed the next day, although the other towels weren't changed!). When we asked whether they could make a room available on our last day for us to shower and change after skiing, they offered us an office and told us that we couldn't shower in a room because the cleaners had gone home, although there were empty rooms that day. And we paid an astonishing 240 Euros per night excluding breakfast and taxes. This is 3 star standard at best; it sells itself as a major spa/beauty centre, but there was just one person working in the spa and she was fully booked outside skiing hours for the next 2 months! So no massage for us on our 5 day trip. The hotel doesn't even have a restaurant any more, although you can order dishes from the (very expensive) place next door, and eat them in the hotel dining room. But we wouldn't have eaten in anyway.

Be warned, there is much better value in Megeve; we went for dinner at the gourmet hotel Le Fer A Cheval nearby, and were shocked at how much better it was in every way (a truly stunning hotel) for about 20% LESS per night! When we mentioned this to our hotel receptionist, she shrugged and said in that case we should stay at Fer A Cheval next time! Even the staff can't vouch for Vieux Moulin, clearly!

  • Stayed February 2006
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Property: Au Vieux Moulin
Address: 188 rue Ambroise Martin, 74120 Megeve, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Megeve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 37 Hotels in Megeve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Au Vieux Moulin 3*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel benefits of a calm and privileged location in the centre of Megève, next to the pedestrian area, the main shops and the activities of the resort.The hotel "Au Vieux Moulin" has 41 rooms divided into two categories, standard or superior, including 1 suite. All our rooms are equipped with flat-screen TV, telephone, mini bar, individual safe, free wifi, and hairdryer. Free cot available on request.Reception is open 24/24h. Internet point at the reception.The hotel has a space for seminars and other events. This space can accommodate up to 40 people and is equipped with wifi.For your comfort, there is also a Beauty centre and a heated outdoor swimming pool in summer. ... more   less 
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