Expert guide to Les Deux Alpes
While accommodation may not be swanky, this resort offers a good combination of value options such as the stylish People Hostel teamed with pricier and more luxurious hotels and apartments with couples, families and groups are well-catered for.
The People Hostel
Opened in 2018/20, guests can ski to the door and there’s a free shuttle service to the lifts. Accommodation is in twin or group rooms and the six-bed dormitories have private bathrooms making it a good option for families. The People Hostel also has a well-equipped kitchen and communal lounge.
Residence L’Ours Blanc
Located near the Diable lift, L’Ours Blanc has facilities including indoor heated pool and a relaxation area with gym and steam room.
Hotel Le Souleil’Or
A comfortable three-star, the Souleil’Or is at the foot of the slopes. The 42 rooms are decorated in classic Alpine style and all have a balcony with mountain views. There’s a spa with a steam room, hot tub and fitness area.
Le Chamois Lodge
A modern, four-star hotel in the centre of the resort with contemporary, south-facing rooms and a well-regarded restaurant. Le Chamois also has a well-stocked wine cellar and cocktail bar, and is 300m from the lifts.
Chalethotel Le Crêt
Simple but well-furnished, two-star Le Crêt has a large lounge, a bar, and a reputation for good food. It’s situated 120m from the nearest lift and 350m from the ski school meeting place.
Book it: From £859, with Neilson.
Chalets and apartments
Rather than a chalet, Mounier is a family-run four-star hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant and an Oriental-themed spa. Treatments include Bali massage and there’s a pool, sauna, hot tub and gym. Mounier has come a long way since it was built in 1879 as a refuge for climbers.
Chalet Chamois Volant
Based on a 19th century stone farmhouse with exposed beams and vaulted ceilings, Chamois Volant has been skillfully converted into the resort’s smartest rental chalet, with seven en suite bedrooms and a hot tub on the terrace. It’s well placed for shops, restaurants, and nightlife, while the six-seater Le Diable chairlift is 230m away.
Book it: From £949 chalet board, from Skiworld.
Neige et Soleil
New for the 2020/21 season and opening mid-February, the Neige et Soleil is made up of just 19 apartments and is located in the Grand Plan area, 200m from the slopes, nearest lifts and ESF meeting point. The apartments are elegant and all have a balcony or terrace as well as their own ski locker. There is free underground parking, plus a wellness area with a pool, sauna, steam room and spa.
Book it: From £781 for a self-catering one-bedroom apartment for up to four people including FlexiPlus Eurotunnel crossings, from Peak Retreats.
Booking.com rates above are guide prices per person per night, please note that packages can differ across accommodation. Owing to the current coronavirus pandemic, these rates may change. Please check the properties’ websites for further information on what’s included.
Unless stated otherwise, package prices are per person, based on two sharing a double or twin room, half-board, for seven nights, including flights and transfers.