This was our second visit to Chez Bear and, again, we have no hesitation in recommending the place to others. The lodge itself is really nice; especially the interior which has wow-factor. The real magic though is delivered by Helen and Mike. Both are genuinely nice people; Helen is super-skilled in the kitchen, and Mike does an excellent job of looking after guests in a 'nothing is too much trouble' way.
Chatting with other guests over dinner and breakfasts adds further interest and enjoyment to what is already a great experience.
On our 7-day tour of the region Chez Bear provided the best food (preparation and quality of ingredients) for both breakfast and dinner - and Mike makes a good coffee too with his machine!
Though British, Mike & Helen are fluent in French (and I think Helen speaks Italian too), so this is a truly international destination. Highly recommended.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A beautifully restored 17th century farmhouse exquisitely decorated to reflect characteristics from its long history including an open plan living area with original stone work and larch beams. Exclusively available for 7 nights from December to April Chez Bear offers all the services you expect from a private hotel but with the added comfort, warmth and bespoke services of a luxury ski chalet. The lodge is positioned high above Briançon giving spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and of the valley below. The lodge offers 4,000 sq. ft. of accommodation over 4 floors. Five charming chalet bedrooms with deep baths, walk in showers and breathtaking panoramic views of snowy mountains and valleys. Four double bedrooms, two with deep baths and two with walk-in showers. The fifth bedroom, a twin room, has a walk-in shower. Four of the bedrooms feature a mezzanine level, accessed via drop-down stairs, adding one or two additional single beds. The vaulted games room is equipped with pool table, sauna, wet room, spinning cycle cinema screen with projector and multimedia (Apple TV, Netflix, Sky TV, Wii console, DVD). Open plan lounge with log fire, bar with pizza/bread oven and dining room for up to 12 people. Panoramic views from the balcony overlooking the valley of La Guisane. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your Chez Bear Ski Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.