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Hotel l'Igloo
Ranked #16 of 50 Hotels in Morzine
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 February 2013

Well positioned for the lifts and the town centre. The hotel had everything you could want. Room was spacious warm and clean. Breakfasts were the best I have experienced in Morzine. If you had children and wanted to cook them some food there was also a small kitchen which would allow you to do that or store food to make up a pack lunch.
Would definitely stay again

Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 February 2013

Hotel Igloo is full of positives - fantastic location - 2 minute walk from Pleny and 3-4 from Avoriaz. Similar distance to plenty of bars and restaurants. The buffet breakfast excellent and hearty - very good coffee. The rooms are clean and well kept. The owner Josette is very helpful. And at the price, Igloo is outstanding value for money.
Will definitely be going back.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

Have been going to Morzine since the late 80s and stayed in another couple of hotels before (luckily) finding the Igloo. Friends and relations have been staying here for 20 years too.

The hotel is perfectly located half way between the Pleney and Super Morzine cable cars, as well as being no more than a minute's walk from the centre of town.

The hotel doesn't tie you in like others which are minimum half-board or fully catered chalets. Instead you have a generous buffet breakfast (or delivered to your room) and kitchen facilities downstairs should you wish to cook your own lunch or dinner. Buy your lift pass through them and you will save money there too.

Rooms and public areas are scrupulously clean and warm and, as others have stated, they never run out of hot water for aching skiers. The new ski and boot room downstairs is another improvement. Warm, dry boots every day guaranteed.

This is a true 3 star hotel (no pool, no bar, no restaurant) which offers outstanding value and incredibly friendly service. Some of the rooms have older bathrooms but, if you don't fancy that, you can request one of the newly updated shower rooms. When you combine all this with amazing skiing on the Portes du Soleil, it's a match made in heaven.

Room Tip: Back rooms with balcony are the quiestest and have the best views.
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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Sean M
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Reviewed 27 January 2013 via mobile

As a couple, we love visiting france. We came here to snowboard and the location of l'igloo is spot on.....cross the road and walk for aprox 1minute and your at pleney.
Our flights were terribly delayed from the uk but the owner made sure our key was on the desk to grab at 1030 pm when we arrived.
Our room had a double bed and bunk beds and a balcony.
We always like to stay in luxury hotels, although this time we chose this 3 star, and it holds its 3 star well. Theres 3 star hotels near here that i wouldnt give 3 stars! The bathroom was dated but very clean and served its purpose, we noticed some rooms have new bathrooms, we didnt mind obv they are gradually up grading them all.
The cleaners came in every day when we were out and put clean towels and bed linen on even though we hadnt asked! They hoover the rooms everyday and clean everything!
Breakfast is very french buffet and a good fill before hitting the slopes!
We stayed a week and we given a complementory bottle of wine mid week, delivered to our room! Not sure what we did to deserve it but nice!
Used the sauna 3 or 4 times, i love a sauna when im aching. But allow 20 mins to warm
It up.
The owner and staff are all lovely and this hotel i would visit again.

  • Stayed: January 2013
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

We have stayed at Hotel L'Igloo a number of times now and have always enjoy our time here. Josette and her team run a really lovely establishment that is very comfortable, clean and easy to stay in. The rooms, while not overly large, are perfectly proportioned and comfortable for couples. We have stayed in a couple of the studios, which are larger and can accommodate 4 people easily and have little kitchen units in them (which we haven't used). The new bathrooms are very stylish with a contemporary feel. There's always masses of hot water (even when our large party of 12 comes back at the same time!). Excellent buffet style breakfast with fresh juices & pastries. We stay in January for skiing and hotel couldn't be better located for easy access to the pretty town centre, fine restaurants, shops and ski lifts. The Super Morzine lift up to Avoriaz and Pleney lifts that take you over to Les Gets etc are both within easy 5 minute walking distance. The ski room has proper boot heaters and each room has a lockable cupboard for skis etc. A really lovely place to stay which we highly recommend.

Room Tip: Rooms at the back are naturally quieter but the main road at the front is pretty quiet at night anyw...
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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

I have to start this review by declaring an interest. We are a group of juveniles in our 60s who have been coming here on a boys' ski trip for many years. Over this time it has evolved slowly in the capable hands of Josette who runs L'Igloo with the care and efficiency only found in an hotel where the manager is also the owner. Sure, it has its limitations. It is really only a B&B as there is no bar and it does not do dinner. However, kitchen facilities are available for guests should they wish to self-cater. The standard double rooms are fairly small and would be cramped for two people but at 77 euros a night for single occupancy B&B they represent remarkably good value. The beds are typically French hard and are made up with sheets and blankets rather than duvets. Larger rooms are also available. Buffet breakfast is unlimited although again, the dining area is rather cramped.

The hotel's huge attraction for us is its central position half way between the Pleney lifts up to the Les Gets slopes and the gondola taking one up to Super Morzine. Both are within staggering distance in ski boots.

Don't stay there if you want sybaritic luxury.
Don't stay there if you are part of the apres ski scene and want to carouse into the early hours - silence is expected after 10.30 p.m.
Don't stay there if you expect a swimming pool and spa treatments (although there is a small gym and sauna).

But if you want homely comfort in pleasant surroundings at an extraordinarily favourable price, choose L'Igloo.

Room Tip: Rooms at the back are quieter as they do not face the road.
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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 December 2012

Good size room with a great balcony and views. Generous breakfast. Very useful self catering dining facility for guests to use. Good location for the main ski lifts and centre of town with its numerous restaurants and shops.

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Thank ML1959
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Additional Information about Hotel l'Igloo

Address: 270 route de la Combe a Zore, 74110, Morzine, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Portes du Soleil > Morzine
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 50 Hotels in Morzine
Price Range: £126 - £302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel l'Igloo 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hello, Welcome in Igloo, a hotel B&B sympa, near slopes, tourism office, restaurant...You don't need your car for holidays ! There is everything kitchen, ski and bike room, steam room, sauna..... We propose discount On Portes du Soleil lift pass, from 4 days, don't forget to book it ! See you soon... ... more   less 
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