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Les Chalets des Marmottes

  • Apartments: Les Chalets des Marmottes
  • Country: France
  • Region: Maurienne Valley
  • Resort: ST JEAN D'ARVES
  • Ski Area: Les Sybelles
  • Official star rating
  • Apartments (Self Catered)
  • Sleeps 1 - 8
  • Highlights:
    • Outdoor Jacuzzi
    • Foot of the slopes
    • Short distance from the small village centre

The residence Chalets Les Marmottes in St Jean is set in a rural setting with breathtaking views over the majestic surrounding peaks, including the Aiguilles d’Arves. A short distance from the small village centre, it is ideally located at the foot of the slopes, between 50 and 200m from the ski lifts.

Built in typical mountain style with extensive use of wood, the residence is composed of 20 south facing two-storey chalets each housing 6 apartments. It comprises of a fully equipped apartments of a good standard ranging from studios to spacious three bedroom apartments sleeping up to 8 people.

Les Chalets Les Marmottes has a spacious reception area with open fireplace and a childrens corner (games and colouring books) and a billiard table (payable). Access to the outdoor Jacuzzi is payable locally (€5/pers/25 mins session, including loan of bathrobe and slippers). Free outdoor parking (1 car space per apartment). Ski Lockers. There are a number of restaurants, a pub, a launderette, a mini-market, cinema and sports shops within 100m from the residence. Free shuttle bus to the night club located 3km away.

The apartments at Les Chalet des Marmottes are fitted and furnished to a good standard of comfort and convenience. They have: a living area with double pull-out bed (making up 2 single beds), a fully equipped kitchen area with hob, fridge, dishwasher, mini-oven or microwave, a bathroom or shower room with wc (sometimes separate). All apartments enjoy a south-facing balcony (terrace for ground floor apartments) and some have Wi-Fi access (€20/week, state at time of booking as not all apartments have same connectivity).

Apartment types:

Alcove studio sleeping 2-4 (c 25m2): alcove with bunk beds.

2 bedroom apartment sleeping 4-6 (c 40m2): bedroom with a double bed (sometimes upstairs with sloping roof), small bedroom with bunk beds.

2 bedroom mezzanine apartment sleeping 6-8 (c 55m2): bedroom with a double bed. Upstairs (sloping roof): bedroom with 2 single beds, mezzanine with a double pull-out bed (making up 2 single beds), extra wc.

Prices include:

Fully equipped apartment.

To pay locally:

Refundable deposit €250, local tourist tax c €0.50/pers/day (+12yrs), end of stay cleaning if apartment is not left in perfect order €36-46 (depending on the size of the apartment and excluding kitchen area and washing-up). To hire: bed linen €10.50/bed/change, towels €6.50/kit/pers/change (1 hand towel, 1 bath towel, TV (French channels) €40/week, cleaning kit €6. Small pets welcome €39/week (max 1/apt).

Please note that the main piste back to Saint-Jean d'Arves (Lièvre) is a Blue graded slope but maybe steeper than the average Blue.

location map

St Jean d'Arves Resort Map

Our featured residences are located as follows:

Chalet des Marmottes - LA CHAL (C4) (no.2) or YELLOW STAR