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Résidence l'Ecrin des Neiges

Residence L'Ecrin des Neiges is located in the family-friendly resort Chamrousse. The residence is located in a beautiful wooded area at the foot of the slopes. Here you can enjoy the breathtaking view. L'Ecrin des Neiges offers various facilities so you can unwind after each day on the slopes. How about a dip in the heated indoor pool? You can also make free use of the sauna. In short, it is relaxing place to spend your holiday, enjoy!
  • Free use of sauna
  • Heated pool
  • Beautiful views
  • Wooded area at the foot of the slopes

Room types

2-room apartment (1 bedroom) type A (2 Pièces 5 pers)
for 2 till 5 persons
  • surface circa 30m²
  • Number of beds: 5
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (4 burners)
  • microwave
  • dishwasher
  • Television (added costs)
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons bed or two single beds)
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: shower, sink, toilet
  • Hall: sleeps 1 (1 x single bed)
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • wireless internet at the reception: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: circa 15,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 50,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
6-room apartment (5 bedrooms) (6 Pièces 12 Pers.)
for 2 till 12 persons
  • surface circa 70m²
  • Number of beds: 12
  • Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (4 burners)
  • (mini)oven
  • coffee tea facilities
  • dishwasher
  • Television (satellite television, free of charge)
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • Bedroom(s): 5 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed)
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • 4th bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • 5th bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath
  • Bathroom 2: shower
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • wireless internet at the reception: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: circa 15,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 50,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
2-room apartment (1 bedroom) type B (2 Pièces 6 Pers)
for 2 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 35m²
  • Number of beds: 6
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (4 burners)
  • microwave
  • dishwasher
  • Television (added costs)
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons bed or two single beds)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Hall: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • wireless internet at the reception: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: circa 15,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 50,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) (3 Pièces 8 Pers)
for 2 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 50m²
  • Number of beds: 8
  • Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (4 burners)
  • microwave
  • dishwasher
  • Television (added costs)
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch)
  • Bedroom(s): 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons bed or two single beds)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • Separate toilet number: 1
  • Bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink
  • Bathroom 2: shower, sink, toilet
  • Hall: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • wireless internet at the reception: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet available in the room: circa 15,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 50,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)

Boardtype

Self catering

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 500 metres
directly next to the ski piste.
distance to ski lift approx. 20 metres
nearest shops approx. 500 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 500 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 500 metres

Map

Facilities

General Information
  • Official classification: 4 stars
  • class: general
  • reception (open: saturday from 08:00 untill 11:00 and from 15:00 untill 20:00 o'clock, open: sunday and friday from 08:30 till 11:00 hours and from 16:00 till 19:30 hours)
  • parking garage
  • parking
  • wireless internet in the room (added costs), at the reception (free of charge)
  • deposit (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • tourist tax (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • pets allowed max: 1 pet(s) per room/apartment (only small animals/dogs, not in public spaces and swimming pool)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • wireless internet at the reception: (free of charge)
Optional facilities
  • pets, excl. food: on request circa 32,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • baby package: on request circa 18,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 10,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • cleaning package: on request circa 17,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • linen package: on request circa 14,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: on request circa 8,00 € per set (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): on request circa 49,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning: on request circa 20,00 € (to be paid at resort)
  • wireless internet available in the room: circa 15,00 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • parking garage available: on request circa 50,00 € per stay (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,60 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: circa 300,00 € per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Children
  • Baby package including: (cot (exl. linen), baby bath tub, children's chair)
Spa facilities
  • Sauna (free of charge)
Swimming pools
  • indoor swimming pool (number: 1, Length: 10 meter, width 10 meter)(fresh water)
Health & Safety Measures
  • cleaning will be done more days
  • check in from 17:00 o'clock
  • check out 10:00 hour at the latest
  • reception open
  • limited access to swimming pools
  • wellness closed
  • gym closed
  • sauna closed

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.

Chamrousse

For an intense skiing experience Chamrousse (1700 m) is the place! This resort is located 30 km east of the city of Grenoble and consists of two modern ski resorts: the cozy Le Recoin 1650 m and 1750 m Roche Beranger These villages are connected by buses and lifts. From the top of the slopes, you have a beautiful panoramic view over Grenoble and the Isère valley. After skiing and snowboarding enjoy the village with its great shops, restaurants and bars. Chamrousse also has an ice rink, swimming pool, sports complex and a nightclub. The coziest bars are within walking distance of the slopes. Because the sun is often present, the terraces are always a great place to enjoy a drink.

Chamrousse

  • Cable car to the famous Croix de Chamrousse
  • Panoramic view of Grenoble and the Isère valley
  • Cosy bars and restaurants in the village

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 500 metres
directly next to the ski piste.
distance to ski lift approx. 20 metres
nearest shops approx. 500 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 500 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 500 metres

Chamrousse

The Chamrousse ski area has 90 kilometers of runs, with varying levels of difficulty.There is something here for everyone as there is even a snowpark! Thanks to the illuminated pistes, you can even extend your skiing to the evenings! The beautiful, wooded location makes Chamrousse a fantastic choice for a perfect winter holiday. For the cross-country enthusiasts, Chamrousse has 41 kilometers of well-maintained trails. Other than skiing, there is plenty to do too! Such as skating on the ice rink, paragliding and ice diving.

Chamrousse

  • Very suitable for families with young children and beginners
  • Two 'Olympic' pistes
  • Snow-sure

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per destination

Important information regarding mandatory documentation
Yes
Read the FAQ page here
Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 metre
Mouth mask
Yes
From the age of 11, it is mandatory to wear a mouth mask on public transport and air traffic. Also in all public buildings and areas, such as government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Even if you are standing in line (outside and inside). In the following places, it is mandatory to wear a mouth mask on the street for anyone aged 11 or older: Haute-Savoie (74), Briançon (Serre-Chevalier, 05) and Savoie (73).
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
Certain hours not allowed to be outside?
No
Restaurants
Open
Terraces and restaurants are open. Since 9 August 2021, a vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or a PCR test / rapid antigen test (maximum 48 hours old), is mandatory in indoor areas and on terraces, from 12 years.
Bars / Apres-ski
Open
Terraces and restaurants are open. Since 9 August 2021, a vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or a PCR test / rapid antigen test (maximum 48 hours old), is mandatory in indoor areas and on terraces, from 12 years.
Club/Nightlife
Open
Terraces and restaurants are open. Since 9 August 2021, a vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or a PCR test / rapid antigen test (maximum 48 hours old), is mandatory in indoor areas and on terraces, from 12 years.
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
A mouth mask is mandatory
Activities, attractions and sights
Open
A mouth mask is mandatory
Events open air or indoor
Yes
With vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or PCR test / rapid antigen test (max. 48 hours old).
Transfer
Yes
A mouth mask is mandatory (from 11 years old)
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
With mouth mask and vaccination certificate, recovery certificate from covid, or PCR test / rapid antigen test (max. 48 hours old), mandatory.
Slopes
Open
Skilifts
Open
Ski rental
Yes
Ski lessons
Yes
Wellness
Open
Additional measures per ski region
No

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

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.

Discounts:

The lift pass for children aged under 5 is free. Children that are aged between 5-17 receive a discount on the lift pass price. The discount can be found in the calculation of the fare. If you are entitled to a free pass, select ‘not ski pass’ when booking. The free pass can be picked up locally by showing your ID.

Deposit:

On site you have to pay a deposit for the ticket.

Passport:

A passport is not required for a free lift pass.

The above prices are only valid when booking with Sunweb. Locally different rates are used.

Lessons cannot be reserved at time of booking.

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 material can be booked in step 2 of the booking process:

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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