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Hotel Alpenrose, Chemin de Font Morelle, 38750 Alpe d’Huez (04 76 11 42 42). This contemporary alpine residence, with attractive stone and larch façade, is all about the clean lines and light interiors. Just 250 metres from the lifts, skiers can slide straight back to the hotel. As one of the few four-star hotels in Alpe d’Huez, it offers a complimentary ski shuttle service, an outdoor pool, steam room, internet access, a south-facing terrace, lobby area with imposing stone fireplace, a lounge bar and a buffet breakfast service (surcharge applies). The 27 rooms and penthouse suites have flat-screen TVs with Cable, minibars and balconies.
HMC Hotel Le Pic Blanc, Quartier des Bergers, 38750 Alpe d’Huez (04 76 11 42 42). Three-star hotel located across the car park from the Les Bergers lifts. The 94 rooms and suites are complete with cable TV, Wi-Fi and minibars. The hotel also features a cosy lounge with fireplace, indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness room, restaurant and bar with terrace. Half-board options available.
Hotel le Printemps de Juliette, Avenue des Jeux, 38750 Alpe d’Huez (04 76 11 44 38). This three-star hotel is centrally located just steps away from the swimming pool, ice rink, sports centre and ski slopes. The eight en-suite rooms and suites have a quaint alpine style with plenty of warm wood, satellite TV and south-facing balconies. The tearoom serves homemade hot chocolate, crepes and pastries while the restaurant specialises in typical alpine dishes, such as chestnut soup and ham ravioli with cream. Half-board and full-board options available.
Hotel L’Ourson, Chemin la Chapelle, 38750 Alpe d’Huez (04 76 80 31 64). This one-star, family-run hotel is ideally situated in the centre of the village; 50 metres from the ski pass office. The small hotel features 10 en-suite rooms, a TV lounge, WiFi and bar. The onsite restaurant specialises in cheese fondue, raclette and tartiflette accompanied by a glass of Hot House Blueberry Wine.
There are plenty of apartments and chalets available through Ski Collection, Erna Low and Skiworld. A few of the most popular include the newly built Cristal de l’Alpe with pool, hot tubs and fitness room; the centrally located Pierre & Vacances residence Ours Blanc; and P&V’s Residence Les Bergers with outdoor pool. For a full list go here.
Projected Opening Ski Season: 12/06/2012
Projected Closing Ski Season: 04/26/2013
Projected Days Open: 140
Days Open Last Year: 140
Average Snowfall: 122"
Pros: Great skiing and easy access from Grenoble
Cons: Expensive resort, not too family friendly
Pros: The black runs at the top are epic
Cons: Maybe queues for lifts, though that's not a prohibitive problem
Pros: plenty of runs to take you away from crowds if you so wish
Cons: can be a bit busy round main lifts
Pros: Fantastic for families
Cons: Can understand why teenagers think its a little tame!
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