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Le Cristal

  • Apartments: Le Cristal
  • Country: France
  • Region: Mont Blanc & Chamonix Valley
  • Resort: ARGENTIERE
  • Ski Area: Mont Blanc & Chamonix Valley
  • Our star rating
  • Apartments (Self Catered)
  • Sleeps 1 - 7
  • Highlights:
    • Indoor heated pool
    • Residence lounge with open fireplace
    • Located right in the centre of the resort

Le Cristal d’Argentière is a 4* residence which is located right in the centre of the resort of Argentiere, 50m from the tiny train station and the shuttle bus stop to the ski lifts and Chamonix. The Grands Montets cable car, the ski school and kindergarten are just 300m away.

This MGM built residence (1st generation) is composed of four 5-floor buildings (with lifts) comprising 45 apartments. Le Cristal d’Argentière enjoys a private indoor heated swimming pool (12m x 6m, open Sun-Fri 9.00-19.45, Sat 17.00-19.45), a spacious lounge area with open fireplace, a left-luggage room, a laundry room (payable) and a billiard table (payable).

The residence has its own underground parking (Winter 18/19 - max height 1.90m, £43/week payable at time of booking), ski lockers, bread delivery service (payable locally) and WiFi in Reception area only €20/week. Free outdoor resort car park 50m away (approx 50 spaces, subject to availability).

The loan of hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, board games, fondue and raclette sets is available from Reception (subject to availability).

All apartments at Le Cristal d’Argentière are fitted and furnished to a good standard of comfort and convenience. They have a living area which can sleep one person also, fully equipped kitchen area with 4-ring ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher, oven, coffee-maker, kettle and toaster; bathroom or shower room and wc. All apartments have TV, telephone (payable) and an east or south-facing balcony. Some apartments have their own private sauna (€39/6 sessions, subject to availability, state at time of booking).

Apartment types:

Studio sleeping 2-3 (19m2): bunk beds (1.75m long) in living area.

1 bedroom apartment sleeping 2-3 (c 26m2): bedroom with double bed.

1 bedroom alcove apartment sleeping 4-5 (c 35m2): bedroom with double bed and alcove (separated from living area by curtain) with bunk beds (1.75m long)

2 bedroom apartment sleeping 4-5 (c 40m2): bedroom with double bed and small bedroom with a double bed or bunk beds (1.75m long).

2 bedroom alcove or mezzanine apart sleeping 6-7 (c 70m2): 2 bedrooms each sleeping 2 and alcove with bunk beds (1.75m long, separated from living area by curtain) or mezzanine with 2 single beds.

2 bedroom mezzanine or 3 bedroom apartment sleeping 7-8 (c 77m²): 2 bedrooms each sleeping 2, bathroom; mezzanine with living area with 2 single sofa-beds, bedroom sleeping 2 with bathroom; shower or bathroom.

Prices include (2018/19):

Fully equipped apartment, bed linen and towels (extra set €8/pers).

Pre-Bookable (2018/19):

Beds made on arrival £26-£53/apartment, end of stay cleaning (excl kitchen area and washing-up) £34-£78*/apartment, beds made on arrival + end of stay cleaning (excl kitchen area and washing-up) £52-£118*/apartment (*depending on the size of the apartment, payable at time of booking).

To pay locally (2018/19):

Refundable deposit €400, local tourist tax approx. €2.25*/pers/day, end of stay cleaning if apartment is not left in perfect order. To hire: cot €15**/stay, high chair** €15/stay or both** €25/stay (subject to availability, state at time of booking, ** for a child up to 2 yrs old). Pets welcome €39/week each (max 2/apt, state at time of booking). (*given as an indication only).

Lift pass offers (2017/18):

Special prices for Mont Blanc Unlimited first snow (valid from 25/11 to 22/12) & Spring (7/4-1/5).
Special prices for Mont Blanc Unlimited early booking offer (6/1-9/2 + 3/3-6/4) - on 6 days lift passes. Bookings have to be done before 24/11/17.

 Lift pass offer details here

Argentiere Resort Map

Our featured residences are located as follows:

Le Cristal – F2/3 or YELLOW STAR

Le Cristal in Summer

Le Cristal d’Argentière residence is located right in the centre of the village, close to the train station, 50m from the shuttle bus stop that takes you to the busy resort of Chamonix and the famous Aiguille du Midi cable car.

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