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Large 1 bedroom apartment with fantastic views centrally located

Bedrooms 1
Separate WCs1
Space 505 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Self catered 1 bedroom apartment sleeps 6, walk to main lift and resort centre

Le Soli A6 is a large 1 bedroom apartment (47sqm) located 400m from the Chatel resort centre. Located on the 2nd floor it has a large south-west facing balcony with spectacular views over the Linga slopes and the Abondance Valley. It comprises of a lounge, with sofa bed and other seating, a full sized kitchen/diner with table and seating for 6, large double bedroom, bath/shower room and separate WC.

In the lounge area there is a satellite TV with DVD/CD player and board games for your entertainment. One entire wall of the lounge is glazed with a large sliding door onto the balcony making the most of the fantastic views. The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, electric hob, fridge, microwave and coffee maker. All utensils, crockery and cutlery are provided.The spacious bedroom has a double bed and full sized bunk beds. There is a ski locker located within the building and off street parking for your convenience.

How to find us:: By Plane: Geneva Airport is only 75km away By Train: there are stations at Thonon-les-Bains in France (SNCF), and Aigle or Monthey in Switzerland (CFF). By Car: there are two routes into Châtel, either via Thonon-les-Bains in France, or via Monthey in Switzerland. Driving from Calais you can usually get to Châtel in around 9 hours. Our suggested route is motorway from Calais to Besançon, Pontarlier, towards Lausanne, Montreux, Monthey, Morgins, and Châtel.

Winter:: Chatel (1235m/4025ft) is one of the most attractive resorts in the Haute-Savoire region of the French Alps. It is part of the Portes du Soleil, one of the largest ski regions in Europe, covering 12 resorts including Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets in France and Champéry, Torgon and Morgins in Switzerland. In all it has over 650km of ski slopes with 208 lifts all accessible using a single, inclusive ski-pass.

Chatel has an excellent snow record and Le Soli is ideally placed for getting to the ski slopes. The Super Chatel gondola is a short walk away and free buses depart from the market square for the chair lifts in Linga and Pre-la-Joux.

All levels of skiers and snowboarders are well catered for with mile after mile of well groomed runs for intermediates and easy access to a number of high altitude slopes for beginners. For experts, the amount of easily accessible off piste is just phenomenal. There are also a number of good, steep black runs including the infamous 'Swiss Wall'.

Summer:: In the summer season you have access to hundreds of kilometers of mountain biking tracks and mountain footpaths of varying difficulty. There are also man-made mountain biking trails to suit all levels throughout the region with dedicated bike parks at Pre-la-joux and Super Chatel. The lifts are open during July and August making your mountain ascents much easier.

There are 8 tennis courts and a large open air pool within a 10 minute walk of the apartment. Facilities for other activities such as rock climbing, via ferrata, white water rafting, pony trekking and canyoning are also close by.

The pretty towns of Evian and Thonon-les-Bains are both within a 40 minute drive. Here you can catch a ferry to travel across lake Geneva or participate in other beach side activities such as watersking and sailing. These towns also have spa and wellness centers. On the Swiss side, Montreux (home of the world renowned Jazz Festival during the first two weeks of July) is a 40 minute drive away.

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Alexander Clifford
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nous avons passe de tres bonnes vacances a Chatel, l'apartment etait magnifique. Il y a une tres belle vue du balcon
Apr 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Châtel in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 505 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A 200 euro damage deposit is to be paid to the local agent on collection of the keys.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has a shower over the bath and cupboard for your toiletries.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 90cm wide bunk beds
  • The bedroom is spacious with plenty of room for the double bed and bunks. It has a large opening window with shutters on the outside.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Sheets, duvet covers, pillow cases, bath and tea towels are not provided but may be hired from the local agent if required. These will need to be booked in advance of your arrival.


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Large 1 bedroom apartment with fantastic views centrally located
average rating of 4.625 based on 13 reviews

Perfect location to centre of town and Ski Bus

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable apartment which is very close town centre and ski bus stop. There was no WiFi, even though advertised but this wasn’t a problem. Hired our ski equipment from Vincent Sport, who were excellent. All round a great week in Chatel and would definitely stay here again

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family holiday base

  • 5 of 5

We have had a couple of lovely weeks in this apartment. It’s in the perfect location for little legs! Easily accessible front Geneva too. It is equipped with everything you could ever need and has stunning views over The Valley and mountains. We hope to go back again some time - winter or summer.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
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Clean, well equipped & well located with a lovely view into the valley.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was well situated for the ski lifts & restaurants & bars. The only problems we had were with the agency in town who didn't leave the keys where they said they were going to for our late night arrival. It made arrival a little stressful. We were also surprised that we were asked to thoroughly clean the apartment before departure- or pay an additional and unexpected fee for a cleaner. On the whole however would recommend for a family or small group of friends.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful summer holiday in the Alps

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous two weeks staying in this apartment in Chatel. The place was ideal for our family of 4 (two boys aged 8 and 5). The apartment was very clean and well kitted out, with everything you need. Chatel had loads to offer in the summer, especially with the excellent value multi-pass which gives you summer access to all the lifts/swimming pools/tennis courts throughout the area (not just in Chatel) for €2 per day. It's right in the centre of town, so very convenient.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, great views, close to town centre

  • 5 of 5

Really nice apartment, very comfortable for 4 adults, close to town centre, owner and agent both a pleasure to deal with, would definitely stay there again if returning to Chatel.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
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Close to all you need

  • 4 of 5

My friend and I stayed in the apartment for a week in July 2009 and had an extremely comfortable stay. We loved the amazing view of the mountains from the main family room as well as watching the sunset from the well sized veranda after long days of walking and exploring.

The apartment is a great size for a small group of friends/family of 6 with all you need provided inside and outside! The apartment is clean and really well stocked with those household things you don't want to have to squeeze into your luggage. It also has a good selection of guide books and brochures on things to do, dvd's and all modern kitchen facilities. Outside, you have excellent access to walks, ski runs, Tourist Information Centre, local shops, restaurants, cable cars and basically all you need. The town provided entertainment for children and near by is great mountain biking routes and walking tracks/ski runs for all ages and abilities. I would highly recommend basing yourself in this perfectly located apartment in Chatel and exploring all that the town and area has to offer (Montraux Jazz Festival was fantastic)!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2010
  • Date of Stay: June 2009
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
895 Kilometres
Calais/ Euro Tunnel
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
400 Metres
Super Chatel
Car: not necessary

Chatel (1235m/4025ft) is one of the most attractive resorts in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps. It is a traditional ‘Savoyarde’ farming village nestled on the border with France and Switzerland between Geneva and Mont Blanc.

The apartment is only a 5 minute walk to the main lift and 3 minutes to the market square where a free bus service to further skiing areas departs.

Chatel boasts shops with an abundance of regional and local produce. In the bustling village centre there are 2 grocery stores, fine wine/local produce, banks, garages, sportswear/ski hire and gift shops etc. These and at least 20 restaurants/pubs serving a wide variety of food within easy walking distance of the apartment. There is also a farmers market every Wednesday just 50m from the apartment.

The village also provides various other activities including tenpin bowling, ice skating, cinema, discotheques and a fitness center. 'Les Marmottons', the local nursery is just 50m from the apartment.

Chatel now has a brand new Spa/pool complex with indoor/outdoor pools.

Other Activities: whitewater rafting, via ferrata, rock climbing

Ski: The Portes du Soleil area boasts 650 km pistes with 267 lifts. 10 Snow parks, 2 half pipes and 4 boarder cross courses.

Chatel has 5 Ski schools, and 26 specialist shops to rent or purchase equipment. The snow record in Chatel is very good but there are also 120 snow making points to ensure great snow cover. There are also a number of waymarked cross country skiing trails and snow shoe walks in the surrounding area.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A damage deposit of 200 euro is to be paid to the local agent when keys are collected.

A local tourist tax will need to be paid to our local agent on collection of the keys.
Children under 18 free
7 days 1 adult 5.60 euro, 7 days 2 adults 11.20 euro, 7 days 3 adults 16.80, 7 days 4 adults 22.40, 7 days 5 adults 28 euro.

The apartment should be cleaned prior to check out. Cleaning can be booked in advance at a cost of 58 euro to be paid to the local agent.

Our prices do not include bed linen, towels and cleaning however these can be arranged through our local estate agent if required. These will need to be booked in advance of your arrival.

A WiFi minibox can be booked with our local agent at a cost of 20 euro per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.