Lets start with the good things:-
As others have stated, great location, right next to the ski lifts and ski schools. This however, should not have any bearing on the star rating for this apartment block as I'm bewildered as how it gained it's 3* status.
You pay for your bed linen which you must use for the entire week. You want a change of linen, that will be extra-can't remember how much but €20-30 springs to mind. Towels were extra too.
You'd like to watch telly, that will be €34 for the use of the remote(2 English Channels, the rest are French and German). This too was bought from Argos, in the same era as the furniture, possibly as a job lot.
Toilet paper, no, you need to buy that too.
The other reviews regarding the size of the accomoodation are spot on. We were in a 4 man apartment which turned out to be 2 small single beds next to one another, that took up the whole room-could only open the door half way and the same with the cupboard. There were only 2 of us so we didn't use the two pull out beds in the living room, which was just as well because if there were 4 of you staying in that room (606), there is no way you could store all your ski equipment and suitcases and live with any degree of comfort. We paid an extra £1000 for under occupancy, crazy.
The furniture is straight out of an Argos catalogue-from the 1980's. Tired and in need of replacing-some years back.
There was hot and cold water, it's just a shame that it ran at the same time so you end up either burning yourself or taking an ice cold shower. The shower cord only stretched halfway up the wall fixing so you had to bend down under it to take the shower.
There was no shower mat provided so the water went all over the floor as the shower guard did not offer enough protection. I didn't ask how much that would be but I'm sure it would have been extra.
The ski room has no heating so your boots don''t dry and start to smell of damp (mine were bought brand new that week and still smell). No room to put your boots on so you end up doing that in the corridor-with all the other people trying to do the same.
The people at reception, when there (lunch was a from 1-3:30) were polite and helpful but all too often, not around when needed.
It's possible that all the money has gone into the Swimming pool and hot tub and that's the reason this apartment block got it's 3 stars.
The actual accommodation block itself is straight from the 1970's and is keeping with most of the other hotels and apartment blocks in the resort. It's likely that the owners are trying to ensure everything remains authentic / 'vintage' including the furniture, fixtures and fittings. If you're looking for an old skool experience, don't mind paying through the nose for the pleasure, this is the place for you. If you, like me, just want a decent place to lay your head, have a little room for your family and kit, then look elsewhere.
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