Residence des Armaillis
- Apartments: Residence des Armaillis
- Country: France
- Region: Mont Blanc & Chamonix Valley
- Ski Area: Mont Blanc & Chamonix Valley
- Our star rating
- Apartments (Self Catered)
- Sleeps 1 - 10
- New for 16/17
- Spa area
- South facing location
The Résidence des Armaillis is a brand new luxury residence for winter 16-17, enjoying an ideal south facing location above Les Saisies, offering panoramic views of the resort, the Beaufortain Massif and the Mont Bisanne. The free resort ski bus stop is at the bottom of the residence and you can ski back to within 50m of the residence on the Chenavelle piste.
The Résidence des Armaillis comprises 2 interconnecting chalets each containing 12 spacious apartments, designed and decorated in a pleasing combination of the traditional and contemporary; it offers a ski room with boot warmers, covered parking (one space per apartment included; a second space is available on request for the 10 person top floor Prestige apartments), spa with sensory shower, Nordic bath, hammam, solarium and sauna (all included) and treatment room (supplement); 30m from the residence is the reception (the Conciergerie), offering guests a personalised service, and where bookings may be made for taxis, meal delivery service and restaurants, and offering loan of items such as ironing board, raclette/fondue/pierrade sets and board games. New for Winter 17-18: opening of a gastronomic restaurant in partnership with a stared chef.
Mentioned by Briony Key in her review on Family Ski News, 'Living the high life in Les Saisies'!
The well-appointed apartments at Résidence des Armaillis have a living area with single sofa bed and single pull out bed and either balcony or terrace; satellite TV; Bluetooth speaker (except Prestige apartments, which have a hifi system); fully equipped kitchen off the living area with either oven and microwave or oven with microwave function; ceramic hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, kettle, electric coffee maker and toaster; bathroom or shower room with hair dryer; WC, dressing gown and slippers; free WiFi is available in the apartments; TV in children bedroom (except Prestige apartments – included in all bedrooms).
1 bedroom apartment sleeping 2-4 (c. 43m2): bedroom with 2 twin beds; shower room with WC
2 bedroom apartment sleeping 4-6 (c. 39-47m2): 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds; bedroom with either bunk beds (mostly) or 2 twin beds; bathroom with separate WC
3 bedroom apartment sleeping 6-8 (c. 55-74m2): 2 bedrooms each with 2 twin beds; bedroom with bunk beds; 2 bath or shower rooms; 2 WCs, one of which is separate
4 bedroom apartment sleeping 8-10 (c. 74-90m2): 3 bedrooms each with 2 twin beds; bedroom with either bunk beds (mostly) or 2 single beds; 2 bath or shower rooms; 2 WCs
4 bedroom Prestige mezzanine apartment sleeping 8-10 (c.101m2): 3 bedrooms each with 2 twin beds; bedroom with 2 single beds. TV in all bedrooms; bathroom and shower room; 2 separate WCs; wood burning stove (wood included) and hifi in the lounge; children’s games area on the mezzanine; these 4 apartments are on the top floor in the eaves and there is therefore partly restricted headroom. Prices include privatised use of the spa for one session and welcome basket.
Prices include (2017/18):
Fully equipped apartment, bed linen (beds made on arrival except sofa bed/pull out bed in living area), towels, tea towel, cleaning kit and end of stay cleaning (excl kitchen area and washing up); WiFi; high chair and cot on request; access to spa; one parking space per apartment (a second space on request for Prestige apartments).
To pay locally (2017/18):
Refundable deposit €405, local tourist tax c €1.50/pers/day (over 18yrs).
Please note that we have not been able to visit the apartments as the residence was not completed at the time of our visit. We were impressed with the location and know the high standards from similar residences.