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Résidence La Rivière

Résidence La Rivière is a large residence in the beautiful Chamonix, five minutes walk from the lively center. You can also walk to the slopes easily, but there is a free shuttle to the lifts for those who want to save their energy for the slopes. The apartments are cozy and modern with a personal touch. 
  • Walking distance to center
  • Modern
  • Near the pistes
  • Bread ordering service

Room types

2-room apartment (1 bedroom) type A (4 personen)
for 2 till 4 persons
  • surface circa 34m²
  • Number of beds: 4
  • No balcony or terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (regional channel(s), free of charge)
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink, toilet
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 2 (incl.) year circa 40,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: on request circa 9,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 13,00 € per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: circa 3,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request (to be paid at resort)
2-room apartment (1 bedroom) type B (4/5 personen)
for 2 till 5 persons
  • surface circa 36m²
  • Number of beds: 5
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (regional channel(s), free of charge)
  • (Living) room(s): sleeps 3 (1 x one person folding bed; 1 x two persons pull-out bed)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 2 (incl.) year circa 40,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: on request circa 9,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 13,00 € per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: circa 3,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request (to be paid at resort)
2-room apartment (1 bedroom) type C (6 personen)
for 2 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 36m²
  • Number of beds: 6
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (regional channel(s), free of charge)
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (2 x one person sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • Alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink, toilet
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 2 (incl.) year circa 40,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: on request circa 9,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 13,00 € per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: circa 3,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request (to be paid at resort)
2-room apartment (1 bedroom) type D (8 personen)
for 2 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 38m²
  • Number of beds: 8
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (regional channel(s), free of charge)
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • Cabin(s) (cabin 1: sleeps 4 (2 bunkbeds (4 x single bed)))
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink, toilet
  • Bathroom 2: shower, toilet
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 2 (incl.) year circa 40,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: on request circa 9,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 13,00 € per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: circa 3,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request (to be paid at resort)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) (6/7 personen)
for 3 till 7 persons
  • surface circa 55m²
  • Number of beds: 7
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (regional channel(s), free of charge)
  • (Living) room(s): sleeps 3 (1 x one person sleeping couch; 1 x one person pull-out bed; 1 x one person folding bed)
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 2 (incl.) year circa 40,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: on request circa 9,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 13,00 € per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: circa 3,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request (to be paid at resort)
studio
for 2 till 4 persons
  • surface circa 25m²
  • Number of beds: 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • combi microwave
  • coffee machine
  • dishwasher
  • Television (regional channel(s))
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons pull-out bed)
  • Alcove(s): 1 alcove
  • 1st alcove, 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • bathroom with: bath or shower, sink, toilet
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 2 (incl.) year circa 40,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: on request circa 9,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 13,00 € per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: (included in the package price)
  • cleaning package: circa 3,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request (to be paid at resort)

Board basis

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 500 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 500 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 500 metres
nearest shops approx. 500 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 500 metres

Facilities

General Information
  • Official classification: 3 stars
  • Reception
  • Safe available
  • Bread delivery service
  • Parking garage
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge), in the room (free of charge)
  • Bed linen included: no change during stay
  • Bath towels included: no change during stay
  • Pets allowed
  • final cleaning: (included in the package price)
Optional facilities
  • baby package: for all guests with age from 0 to 2 (incl.) year circa 40,00 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • beds made on arrival: on request circa 9,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra cleaning: on request circa 13,00 € per night (to be paid at resort)
  • extra bath towel package: circa 9,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: circa 3,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 75,00 € per piece per week(s) (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: circa 1,50 € per person per day (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: circa 500,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Children
  • Baby package including:
Sports facilities
  • Play room
  • Billiards
  • Table tennis

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

Chamonix

Ski holidays in Chamonix take place in a charming old village at the foot of the majestic Mont Blanc. Chamonix is a fairly large village with a remarkable history as skiing in Chamonix was first made internationally famous in 1924 when it was home to the first ever Winter Olympics. Today Chamonix consists of a combination of rustic and traditional hotels as well as modern recently-built complexes. There are plenty of activities other than skiing in Chamonix, such as ice climbing, shopping, lively bars and excellent restaurants. Chamonix ski holidays are not to be missed.

Chamonix

  • Charming, picturesque village at the foot of Mont Blanc
  • Rich in history and winter activities
  • Taste the delicious raclette with the famous local cheese: Reblochonade

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Chamonix Mont Blanc

The beautiful ski resort Chamonix Mont Blanc is situated at the foot of the mighty Mont Blanc which is one of the highest peaks in Europe. It is known as the "gateway to the European Cascades." So if you are looking for breathtaking views and perfect runs, you have made the right choice. 

 

There is a total of 117 kilometers of freshly groomed ski runs, for all skiing abilities. The ski area is divided into several small areas, which are not connected with elevators, but are easy to reach none the less. There are endless opportunities but under guidance of a professional guide the decent from the summit of Aiguille du Midi back to the valley is definitely recommended!

Chamonix Mont Blanc

  • Beautiful skiing with a view of Mont Blanc
  • Many winter sports possibilities
  • Traditional accommodations

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 500 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 500 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 500 metres
nearest shops approx. 500 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 500 metres

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

For the latest government travel advice and corona measures by destination, visit the government website. Please note: this information can change in the meantime, so we advise you to consult it regularly until shortly before departure.

Practical information

Capital:
The capital of France is Paris

Time:

France is one hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).

Language:

The official language is French.

Money:

The euro (€) is the official currency of France

Emergency number:

The local emergency number is 112.

Service charge (tip) in restaurants and bars :

It is not likely that the service charger will be added to the bill automatically. If you are pleased with the service you can round off or leave a tip of 10%.

Power:

The voltage is 220 and the socket is different compared to the general UK sockets. You can buy an European adapter in most airports and supermarkets.

Mobile:

A UK mobile phone should work in France. The setup for this may differ per provider, so it is best to inquire about this before hand.

Safety on the slopes:

In France, wearing a helmet is not mandatory but recommended (especially for children). In ski classes (for all ages), it is often compulsory.

Travel documents:

You must be in possession of a valid passport in order to travel to France.

Food and Drinks:

Cheese, croissants, baguettes and wine! It is possible to drink tap water.

Opening hours:

As a general rule, the shops are open on Monday/Friday from 09:00 to 19:00. However, some shops may close over lunchtime. On Sunday and Monday, a selection of shops are closed. Some supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.

Public Holidays: 

Christmas Day:  25 December, 2014 (Thursday)

Boxing Day: 26 December, 2014 (Friday)

New Year’s Day:  1 January, 2015 (Thursday)

Good Friday: 3 April, 2015

Easter Sunday: 5 April, 2015

Easter Monday: 6 April, 2015

 

Travelling by car:
Most motorways in France require you to pay a toll fee. The Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed the whole winter (November - June). Always check the locat weather reports before departing.

In some cities and towns it is obligaroty to have a "environmentsl sticker". It is not possible to buy these stickers en route. You will have to order them online before you leave home. French authorities advise you to print out the form and the confirmation of the sticker if it does not arrive at your home in time. You can find the form on:
https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu

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Flight information

Flight packages are not available for this destination/resort. Please see the prices for self-drive packages (including lift passes) on the Prices and Booking tab on the yellow menu above.
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Lift pass, lessons and material

A lift pass for Chamonix Le Pass is included in the package.

A lift pass Mont Blanc Unlimited can be booked at an additional cost. During the periods  05/12/2020-18/12/2020 and 3/4/2021-2/5/2021 you will receive the Mont Blanc Unlimited lift pass instead of the Chamonix Le Pass lift pass.

Own transport:

3-day trip including 2-day lift pass

4-day trip including 2-day lift pass

5-day trip including 3-day lift pass

6-day trip including 4-day lift pass

7-day trip including 5-day lift pass

8-day trip including 6-day lift pass

Discounts:

For children aged 4 and under the lift pass is free. Children from 5 to 14 years old and seniors from 65 years old receive a discount on the ski pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of the travel sum. If you are entitled to a free ski pass, choose 'no ski pass' when booking. You can pick up the free ski pass on the spot upon presentation of your ID.

Allowance:

On site there is a surcharge of €3 for purchasing a hands free lift pass.

Passport:

A passport is not mandatory.

The above price increases and reductions are only valid when booking with Sunweb. Locally different rates are used.

In the booking steps it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in the booking process.

You can select ski and snowboard directly upon booking. With short-stay holidays it is not possible to book ski lessons. You can arrange ski lessons at the resort.

The lessons start on Sunday.

When selecting your lessons you will be asked for your level:

Beginners: Select beginners if you have never skied before.

Average: Can you already turn and break? Chose average lessons.

Advanced: Can you already ski well yet wish to improve your technique? Opt for advanced.

2. Ski and snowboard rental can be specified immediately upon booking.

When you book Gold or Diamond ski equipment you can exchange it once a week for free, for snowboard equipment or freeride skis (unavailable on weekends).

The following types of material can be booked:

Bronze

This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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