This is a large chalet hotel in a convenient location at the heart of the action in Val d'Isere. You can ski almost back to the front door. The scale of this property gives you some degree of flexibility of traditional catered chalets with options for meal times. Despite the number of rooms they are not overly small nor does the hotel ever feel crowded.
In common with the rest of Val d’Isère’s La Daille area, the chalet might not win any awards for the cutest or prettiest exterior in the Alps, but as with all properties, it is the location that really counts! And that’s where the Champs Avalins really scores. You can ski back to within just 50m of the chalet, and each morning you have a choice of lifts right on hand to whisk you up the mountain.
Inside, the Champs Avalins offers a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. The attractive restaurant on the first floor has views to the piste, and forms the centrepiece of our chalet, setting the scene for our Xtra Chalet catering.
The residents’ bar is ideal for afternoon, or pre-or post-dinner drinks and is a lively venue for swapping the day’s ski highlights.
In contrast to the other properties, they have two dinner sittings in the dining room, one from 6.30pm for aperitifs, and the other from 8pm, creating a cosier dinner ambience, and giving you the possibility of enjoying more après-ski, either in the early evening on some nights or after dinner on other nights.
Start the day with a full breakfast including cooked and continental options, whilst Afternoon Tea offers a selection of cakes and a savoury option. Evening meals start with a glass of Prosecco, followed by an appetiser, main course and a choice of cheese or dessert to finish your meal.
Families staying in the ‘Xtra-Chalets’ can choose for children to have High Tea at 5.30 or all dine together at a later time. Any child who received a child discount pays the meal upgrade price of £39.
The bedrooms are generally a good size and attractively furnished, and all of them have well appointed shower or bathrooms, most with smart new tiling from floor to ceiling. Most rooms have balconies, many of which are south-facing and overlook the piste where the World Cup Downhill run finishes, and there are some pairs of rooms with an inter-connecting door available on request.
Lower Ground Floor
Bar/lounge, Ski and boot room
Main entrance, Ski and boot room, Reception, Dining room, Kitchen, 2 wcs
Rooms 100, 102, 104,106-110, 112, 113: Twin with bath/wc and balcony
Room 101: Twin/triple with bath/wc and balcony
Rooms 103 &105: Double with bath/wc and balcony
Room 111: Double with small shower/wc
Rooms 200, 202-210,212 & 213: Twin with bath/wc and balcony
Room 201: Twin/triple with bath/wc and balcony
Rooms 300, 302-310,312-313: Twin with bath/wc and balcony
Room 301: Twin/triple with bath/wc and balcony
Rooms 102 & 103, 104 & 105, 106 & 107, 302 & 303, 304 & 305, 306 & 307 have interconnecting doors which may be unlocked on request if the pairs of rooms are booked by one party.
Supplements per person per night:
Bath/wc & balcony £6;
No supplement for rooms 110, 111, 112, 113, 210, 212, 213, 310, 312, 313 which are slightly smaller
This accommodation welcomes families with children on all dates.
Children under 13 receive an earlier high tea or are permitted to join the adult dinner at a supplement £39 per child per week (only payable if a child has received a discount of 20% or more from the adult price).
Your bedroom will be clean and tidy for your arrival and en suite bathrooms will be cleaned once, mid-week, during your stay. Otherwise, its state is left to you. The chalet or Chalet Hotel staff will normally empty your accessible waste bins each day and clean all communal rooms (except on their day off).