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Samoëns apartment, sleeps 4-6 within village. Free Wi-Fi

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Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Samoëns - SamoensAlpineHoliday

Stylish, comfortable, 55m2 - 2 bedroomed apartment close to all amenities

SamoensAlpineHoliday.com - Our 2 bedroom apartment for rent is a stylish, comfortable property, located in the beautiful and historic village of Samoëns, Haute-Savoie, France, just 1 hour from Geneva.

The apartment offers the ideal base to experience an unforgettable ski or summer holiday. Located within the picturesque village, you can experience the unsurpassed beauty and culture of this area. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, enjoy a host of activities from skiing and snowboarding in the winter to mountain biking, rafting or even paragliding in the summer.

Apartment: Tastefully decorated and fully equipped, the apartment offers everything for a comfortable stay for up to 6 people at any time of the year.

Relax and enjoy the views on one of the two balconies or take a stroll into the village to wander around the shops, restaurants and cafes. Samoëns remains unspoilt by ski lifts so to access the skiing, simply take the free ski bus outside the apartment to be taken to the new Grand Massif Express, 900m away.

In the summer, nature is on your doorstep with wonderful walks by the river Giffre or mountain bike trails directly accessible without the need of a car.

Samoens: Samoëns is officially recognised as one of France's prettiest villages and the only ski resort to be listed as a land of art and history. This year round resort forms part of the Grand Massif region with it's 265km of pistes, including Flaine, Morillon, Sixt Fer a Cheval and Les Carroz.

If you are looking for an alpine holiday in a village with genuine culture and life, then this is the place for you. Located within 1 hour's easy drive from Geneva, why go anywhere else.

Summer: Samoëns is an also an ideal location to spend your holiday during the warmer months. The charming old streets with an array of regional commerce, original architecture and friendly residents provide a wonderful atmosphere that makes you welcome throughout the whole year.

The village is steeped in history which is symbolised by the Gros Tilleul - a large lime tree planted in 1438 in the square.

Activities in the summer include hiking, mountain biking, rafting, climbing, swimming, golf, family adventure parks, horse riding ...the list is enormous!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Kevin Wilson
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a very pleasant and comfortable staying (we liked to have the wifi - the dvd's - the kitchen - mostly we liked the decoration. Hope we will have an occasion to rent your apartment again.
Nov 2010
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based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

Samoëns apartment, sleeps 4-6 within village. Free Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.888889 based on 19 reviews

Lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay in Samoens and we enjoyed another amazing week. The apartment was clean upon arrival and the directions/instructions for accessing the apartment were very clear. The kitchen was well stocked with basics and we just topped up anything that we used like porridge/washing powder/loo roll etc. The ski hire at Xtreme Glisses was just so easy with simple parking at the bottom of the ski lifts (or a 10 minute walk away) and hardly any queuing at all. The village of Samoens is so pretty and, with the apartment being only two minutes walk away from the central square, it meant that early morning trips to the boulangerie were an easy trip.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Nice Apartment in great location for skiing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this apartment over the Christmas week and found it very nice with good facilities. It is in an apartment block with good access to town centre and more importantly if you are there in winter the skiing. Their is a ski hire shop 50 metres away with the lifts another 100 metres away. This makes it really easy every day to go to and from slopes with minimum fuss. You can leave your hire equipment in shop to dry out overnight. Town centre is very close with good shopping and selection of restaurants to choose from. We would certainly consider both this apartment and Samoens for another winter holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: While we greatly appreciate any positive review, it would be misleading to say that the lifts are 150m from the apartment when they are in fact at the edge of the village about 800m away. Like most people who stay in Samoens, one would normally take the free shuttle bus to access the lifts.
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  • 5 of 5

Apartment very well equipped and maintained.

Excellent location for enjoying Samoens and surrounding attractions.

We had a great 2 weeks walking in the area and also enjoyed rafting, parapenting and via ferrata.

Would recommend this apartment and wish to return ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Always welcome to return.
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Summer in Samoens

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd summer visit to Samoens; each time staying in this charming apartment. The apartment is located on the outskirts of the village, is quiet, and enjoys a stunning backdrop of mountains. But it is also just a few minutes walk from the village itself, and so is convenient for a leisurely stroll to the shops during the day, or restaurants in the evening.

The apartment is always exceptionally clean, very nicely furnished, and well appointed. In addition it has plenty of entertainment facilities should one be unlucky with the weather. As well as TV, there is a DVD player with a selection of DVD’s. There is also a PC with a good broadband connection. There is plenty of adjacent private parking space. Booking has always been easy; the owner is very affable and will readily help with any query or problem.

Samoens is an extremely pretty village, and whilst there is typical development which is inevitable in an area which attracts so many visitors both winter and summer, the village itself has lost very little of its old world charm and always has a very peaceful atmosphere. As well as its shops, it has a number of restaurants, creperies and cafe’s, all small and traditional, and there are additional restaurants available in neighbouring villages. There is also a good supermarket nearby, including filling station.

Nestled in the upper Giffre valley, there are many excellent local walks which can be taken direct from the apartment. There are even more within a short drive, like the fabulous Cirque du Fer de Cheval. We always like to fit in a visit to Chamonix; the Mt Blanc Glacier and the Aiguille du Midi should not be missed! We also often visit Annecy which is just a blaze of flower colour during the summer months.

We would thoroughly recommend both apartment and village for a most relaxing summer visit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thanks for such an excellent review. You are always welcome to visit again.
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Sydney, Australia

Spring 2011 in Samoen

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely 1 week stay in this apartment. All dealings with the owner Kevin were prompt and easy.The photos are accurate and the property is well maintained and kept very clean.

The apartment was large enough for 2 to 4 people but could be squeezy for 6 people unless you are on very friendly terms with each other. The kitchen is small but well equipped and part of the open plan dining room and lounge area. The main bedroom has a double size water bed and there is plenty of cupboard storage in both bedrooms. The TV seems to be French language only. There is a small selection of DVD's so bringing your own supply of DVD's might be a good idea unless your French is good. The internet connection is very fast.

The location was great as it is only a 5 minute walk into the centre of Samoen village. Lots of lovely little shops, restuarants, cafes etc. The botanic garden makes a nice excursion. We did some lovely hikes including one up to the Lac de Gers and one up almost to the top of the Aouille de Criou - fantastic views. It was nice that there were some hiking books and Carte de Randonnee maps in the apartment.

We would not hesitate to recommend this apartment to other guests.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. We have now added Orange TV which has approximately 100 TV channels, including a few in English. For movies we've added a media player with a hard drive so guests now have a choice of over 100 movies and TV series in English and French. We've also replaced the mattress in the main bedroom for the next season.
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Essex, England

Flat in Samoens

  • 5 of 5

This flat was enjoyed by all during our stay; well furnished, well equipped, close to the town centre and within waling distance to the gondola (for those who fancied a morning stroll) the flat was a great base for our week holidays. Samoens is a warm village for those who do not fancy Flaine's concrete jungle... but who still want to enjoy its lovely ski slopes. Samoens is linked to the rest of the grand massif with Flaine slopes a couple of lifts away.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2010
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Nearest Ski
900 Metres
Car: not necessary

Ski: The Grand Massif is one of France's biggest ski area and has 265km of pistes, offering a variety of terrain for all levels, reliable snow cover and lack of queues. The ski season runs from mid-December until the end of April. Samoëns was formerly linked to the circuit a few miles from the village so a ski bus trip was needed to reach the slopes, but now a gondola, the Grand Massif Express, lifts skiers from the village centre up to a key plateau on the circuit, at 1600m, in just eight minutes.

Besides the huge ski area, the Grand Massif has many additional attractions such as wonderful children's snow gardens, a variety of slopes for beginners and experts alike, jamparks and superb panoramic views at Tete des Saix, Les Grands Vans, Les Grandes Platieres, Les Dents Blanche, Les Aravis, the Jura Range and of course the magnificent Mont Blanc.


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Prices for this holiday apartment in Samoëns, Flaine - Grand Massif

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27 Aug 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
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17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
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7 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
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4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
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11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
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18 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
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4 Mar 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
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15 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
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29 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
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26 Aug 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £223
Cleaning £107
Stay tax €0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Rates do not include the local tourist tax @ 0.30 Euros per adult per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Samoëns in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Computer Available
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Bunks
    LIving Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double Bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
New for winter 2013, we've added Orange TV with approx. 100 channels. For 2014 we're upgrading the internet, yet again to VDSL2 with up to 70M download speeds.

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