The spa area at Hotel Taj-I Mah, Les Arcs

While French ski resorts don't tend to be associated with the same kind of luxury accommodation as their Swiss neighbours, a number of ski resorts in France are home to stunning five-star hotels. With stylish and spacious suites, gorgeous spas and fantastic restaurants, here are our favourite luxury ski hotels in France.

Hotel Christiania, Val d'Isere

A traditional hotel that exudes elegance, Hotel Christiania is a long-standing establishment in Val d'Isere, family-run for over 60 years. Ideally located at the foot of the slopes, just 200 metres from the nearest lift, the Christiania offers stunning rooms, as well as a lovely restaurant and spa area.

Hotel Christiania

"Hotel Christiania was the best hotel we have ever stayed at for a ski holiday due to the staff and their attentiveness. We couldn't have asked for more and will be booking our trip back for next year!"
– Customer review, February 2016

Hotel Les Suites - Maison Bouvier, Tignes

This beautiful hotel is nestled in the centre of Tignes Val Claret, just 100 metres from the slopes and a short walk from the shops and restaurants in the resort. The suites are spacious and well-decorated and the hotel provides excellent leisure facilities, including an indoor pool, saunas, Turkish Baths and a fitness room.

Les Suites du Nevada, Tignes

Hotel Pashmina Le Refuge, Val Thorens

As Europe's highest resort, Val Thorens is a hugely popular winter destination with skiers and boarders from all over thanks to being highly snowsure and offering access to a fantastic ski area. With stylish décor, a stunning spa and excellent dining options, this five-star refuge is the ultimate luxury hotel in Val Thorens. Located on the eastern side of the resort, the hotel also offers direct access to the slopes.

Hotel Pashmina le Refuge

Hotel Taj-I Mah, Les Arcs

Hotel Taj-I-Mah is the first five-star luxury hotel in Les Arcs and is siutated in Arc 2000, the resort's highest base village. Occupying a superb ski-in/ski-out location just by the Cabriolet gondola, the Taj-I Mah offers contemporary style, gourmet dining and breathtaking floor-to-ceiling views. Guests can also make use of the fantastic spa, with an indoor swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, hammam and experience showers.

Hotel Taj-I Mah, Les Arcs

Hotel Au Coeur du Village, La Clusaz

One of France's original ski resorts, La Clusaz is the perfect getaway for those looking for a traditional alpine retreat. Hotel Au Coeur du Village seamlessly blends elements of tradition and modernity to create a haven of luxury, conveniently located next to the lifts and close to the resort's centre. The suites are spacious, and guests can also take advantage of the award-winning restaurant and gorgeous Cristal Spa. Plus, the hotel is flexible on short breaks and arrival dates, which is ideal considering La Clusaz is only an hour from Geneva airport.

Hotel Au Coeur du Village, La CLusaz


Our favourite four-star ski hotels in France

If five-star hotels are a little out of your budget, our featured resorts in France offer some fantastic four-star hotels – these are some of our favourites.

Hotel Le Hameau du Kashmir, Val Thorens – Offering spacious suites with exceptional kitchen facilities and a peaceful ski-in/ski-out location right at the entrance of Val Thorens, Le Hameau du Kashmir effortlessly blends convenience and luxury in Europe's highest ski resort.

Hotel Le Taos, Tignes – Unique style and décor make this hotel in Tignes Le Lac stand out from the crowd. With direct access to the piste and an excellent array of facilities, Hotel le Taos a great choice of accommodation for a holiday to Tignes.

Hotel l'Aigle des Neiges, Val d'Isere – With stylish rooms and a central location close to the lifts, Hotel l'Aigle des Neiges is a fantastic accommodation option in Val d'Isere. The hotel provides excellent facilities with a pool, sauna and steam room, as well as two excellent restaurants.

Hotel L'Helios, Meribel – A gorgeous boutique hotel. Hotel L'Helios is conveniently located right on the slopes in Meribel, close to the centre of the village. Managing to retain a cosy Alpine atmosphere while offering contemporary rooms, guest can enjoy the indoor pool, restaurant and cinema.

Interested in booking a luxury hotel for your next ski trip? Use the search box at the top of this page to browse our full range of ski hotels, or contact us on [email protected] or 0131 240 3300.


Posted on Tuesday 29 Aug 2017

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