We booked this accommodation because of the proximity to the ski slopes. 50 meters turned out to be vertical. Every morning and evening had to carry skis up icy steps, the equivalent of walking up a 10 storey flat (we were in chalet number 31). We asked several times for the steps to be gritted, but despite several falls and tumbles by other guests, nothing was done until the very last day. No ski lockers available at the top, so with three young children, I had to do the walk several times.
Be prepared to do the same track but with your suitcases, at check-in, check-out, since there is no parking near the chalets.
Check-in is chaos. had to wait 55 minutes in a line that stretched outside around the corner. Chalets are truly the smallest and worst equipped I have ever stayed in. The chalet was supposed to sleep 7, but it was far to small for a family of 5. Electric fan heaters and radiators. you pay extra for everything, even using the TV. Although not unusual to have to pay for bed linen and towels, at almost 90 euros for 5 people, the prices are steep. We contemplating the long walk up to reception to complain that the chalet only had three coffee mugs, until we realised the mustard jars in the cupboard, where meant to complete the set.
Blankets are synthetic with awful static. I swear I got real sparks lighting up the bedroom. Bring your own pillows, or better still, bring sleeping bags. This is camping.
Also, if you are anything other than a beginner skier, you will need to take the lift up and ski down into the main villages for ski lessons. Because the lift doesn't open until 8:45am and lessons start at 9am, you will have to time your long walk up the steps to perfection.
Also, this part of the village has no restaurants. only a smoky, loud bar, filled with drunk teens. for restaurants, you will have to drive or take the ski bus. There's a nice bakery though, which does lovely pizza, but other than that, our stay was awful, awful, awful...
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