Let's concentrate on the accomm here. This is highly typical of French ski Appts - v. Small, cramped, variable quality of rooms from appt to appt. We stayed in half term, travelled with crystal, arrived late because of flight delays and busy roads, but hey, we expected that and none of those things are the tour operators fault or the accomodation providers fault - it's what happens if you travel at half term in Feb along with the millions of other people. Is it good value for money - no, it's not, but you get charged pretty high prices wherever you go at half term, so if you want to budget and stay in a place with great skiing your options are limited. As we arrived late, our keys were left for us in an envelope taped to reception shutter. Hence we avoided the hassle of checking in and also did not leave a deposit or fill in the inventory - this is something of a joke as there was no list saying what was meant to be there anyway, so how could you tell? They did leave us a note on the last day asking us to do this, but we dug our heels in and they didn't persist. Also I wasn't completely prepared to trust them as we were leaving at 7am and there would have been no one there to check your appt at that time anyway, so who knows what they would have claimed was wrong or missing?
So - appt - as said, small, cramped, sofa bed and truckle bed in main room, sliding door with separate small room and same bed arrangement. Large balcony, warm appt , tiny toilet, bathroom full sized bath with shower over, kitchenette v small, but modern fridge, dishwasher, hob, microwave - grill combi (grill not v. Good) - no proper oven like in most of these places. Wardrobe and shelving area in both rooms, table with two chairs and bench.
Appt a bit smelly on first going in, improved with airing, may not have been used for a while. Generally clean, found a couple of old sweets on the ledge above the sofa, so obviously not impeccable cleaning, but as mentioned this is dependent on the assiduousness of the previous occupants. Sheets laundered, but one pillow case and sheet still stained, exchanged without a problem at reception. Blankets not washed and one of ours had stains and cigarette burns from previous occupants. Towels not provided, which I was pretty cheesed of about, as I would have brought my own had I been informed of this by crystal - charged 6 euros pp for hand towel and bath towel each. Broken lightbulb in was exchanged immediately by reception with no fuss.
Locker facilities fine for 4 pairs skis, no boot room or drying warming area - take back to own appt.
There is a ski hire place on the ground floor - ski set, and another, ski republic across the road. You can ski back to the appt building and the nearest lifts are 2-3 minutes walk as is the est meeting place.
Overall , this place is average and was entirely within my expectations of a budget self catering studio appt in a French ski resort. It's main plus points are it's convenience for the slopes. If you intend to spend all day out on the piste, it's fine.
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