Les Alpages de Val Cenis (3* Superior) enjoys an ideal location at the foot of the slopes at the end of the village of Lanslebourg, 50m from the Pre Novel chairlift, the lift pass office and the ski school office/meeting point. The village centre and shops are 500m away but there is a mini-market, bakery and restaurant/bar close by.
These large chalets are built in typical mountain style with extensive use of wood and stone. The residence comprises 189 fully equipped apartments of a high standard.
Les Alpages de Val Cenis has its own outdoor heated swimming pool (open from Sunday to Friday 10.30-19.30, closed on Saturdays) and a spa/fitness area including hot tub, sauna, steam room and fitness room. The residence also has a luggage room, heated ski lockers, laundry room (payable), lifts and a covered car park (1 free car space/apartment, max 2.20m, extra car space €50/week). Free WiFi access (in all apartments), bread delivery and deli services (delivered to reception, payable locally).
Fraser Wilkin and his family recently stayed here with Peak Retreats. Read his weather review on weathertoski.com where he says Val Cenis has "good snow reliability, good sunshine record and (last but not least) plenty of trees to play in should it decide to be stormy."
Swimming pool and aauna at Les Alpages were definitely worth using.
The loan of hair-dryers, irons and ironing boards (subject to availability), board games, raclette and fondue sets is available from reception.
All apartments at Les Alpages de Val Cenis are fairly compact but fitted and furnished to a good standard of comfort and convenience. They have: living area with pull-out bed (2 single beds) and TV, bathroom, separate wc, fully equipped kitchenette with 4-ring ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave/grill, electric coffee maker, kettle and toaster. All apartments have a balcony or terrace.
1 bedroom apartment sleeping 2-4 (c 32m2): bedroom with double bed.
2 bedroom apartment sleeping 4-6 (35-40m2): bedroom with double bed, small bedroom with bunk beds.
3 bedroom apartment sleeping 6-8 (c 55m2): bedroom with double bed, bedroom with either a double bed or 2 single beds, small bedroom with bunk beds, most have an extra bathroom.
Prices per accommodation (not per person) including Eurotunnel crossing for a standard car, self-catering in £s, per week
For second week booked before 30/11/21 deduct £270 and then take an extra 30% off second week price (cannot be combined with Early booking)
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen with beds made on arrival (change payable locally), towels (1 bath towel and 1 hand towel/person) - please note towels in the apartments cannot be used for the spa/swimming pool, end of stay cleaning (excl. kitchen area and washing up), cleaning kit. Cot (bed linen not included) and highchair (subject to availability, state at time of booking).
Refundable deposit €500, local tourist tax c €1.50/pp/day (+18yrs). To hire: extra cleaning kit €10, additional towel set €12, towels for spa/swimming pool area € 10/week, bathrobe €15/week, bed linen change €12/double bed or €8/single bed. Pets welcome €55/week each.
Price is unless specified, per accommodation, per week, in £s Sterling, including a Standard Eurotunnel crossing from Folkestone to Calais with a car with Free FlexiPlus upgrade on selected dates on a self-catering basis. A supplement will apply for travel on certain peak dates. Other routes and operators available (including P&O routes from Hull to Rotterdam plus Brittany Ferries route from Portsmouth to Caen). Accommodation only deduct £250.
*Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel
** Free upgrade to FlexiPlus on Eurotunnel. A travel supplement of £15 each way per car applies
*** Upgrade to FlexiPlus with Eurotunnel for £109 per car each way
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