|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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Le Cretet 2 Apartment is a modern 37 sqm, one bedroom, ground floor apartment in Chamonix which sleeps up to 4 people in a beautifully quiet and sought after part of the town. The apartment is located on the hill overlooking Chamonix, just 7 minutes walk from Brevent / Planpraz ski lift and within walking distance to Chamonix centre. The elevated position also means that it benefits from totally stunning views of Mont Blanc and the Bossons glacier. There is one double bed in the bedroom, as well as a double sofa bed in the lounge. Le Cretet 2 apartment also has free wifi internet access, TV (with UK & French TV channels), DVD player (with DVDs) and a dining table (4 chairs). The bathroom includes full sized bath with shower and there is a separate WC. There is a well-equipped modern kitchen which includes microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer, and you also have access to the residence parking lot (not allocated).
Sleeps 2-4 37 sqm Master double bedroom Living room with comfortable L-shaped sofa bed Dining table and chairs for 4 people Modern, well-equipped, fitted kitchen with full size oven, microwave & 4 ring hob Bathroom with bath & shower attachment Separate WC Private terrace & garden with great panoramic views of the valley 2 sun loungers, small table & sun umbrella TV with UK & French TV channels DVD player (with a selection of DVDs) Wifi internet access Washing dryer Dishwasher Outdoor parking
The apartment was lovely and spotlessly clean and we would like to think we would use one of your apartments in the future.
We have been to Chamonix several times for a walking holiday. We love this apartment because of the views and it it is very quiet. We are fit older people which is important because we choose not to hire a car and walk up and down to Chamonix the whole time. It takes half an hour to walk back up the steep hill. The photos of the apartment are inaccurate as the bathroom and toilet have been recently redecorated, new carpet in the sitting room etc. The apartment has everything we need. We recommend Le Bon Prin Auberge just ten minutes down the hill which has fantastic food. Further we went to restaurants down in Chamonix. We took the train to start walks etc. It is very near the cable car.
The apartment is in a superb/tranquil location, just 8 minutes walk to the Brevent main ski lift. This also links directly to the La Flegere skiing area so was nice not to have to catch the bus!
There is a steep hill coming back from town, but we enjoyed having a brisk walk home. Obviously a car would have made it easier!
However, we did have a fantastic meal in the rather special hotel -L’Auberge du Bois Pin just a few minutes walk from the apartment.
A very well equipped and bright apartment, the real bonus being the private garden (not overlooked) with a direct view of Mont Blanc.
Felt very spacious for a one bedroom apartment with lots of storage for all our ski equipment.
Would love to come again!
The location marker by booking.com, through whom we booked, showed the apartment to be in the centre of Chamonix. We were therefore very disappointed to find ourselves out of town, by some way, up a very steep hill. The whole point of booking this apartment was the location. Chamonix All Year offered us a 20% discount by way of compensation but it turned out that booking taxis in Chamonix is not as simple as you would think. When we phoned the office for some help we were given a list of taxi numbers but only when we pressed did they offer to take us to our apartment "on this occasion". We then found, by our own efforts, a fab taxi driver and we used him for the rest of our stay. The cost of a taxi to the town centre was 15 Euros. Down in the morning, back after skiing, down to dinner, back after dinner, that's 60 Euros a day on taxis AND inconvenient. Our 20% was soon gobbled up. When we went to the office at the end of our stay, we weren't even acknowledged (we changed in their offices) and certainly no-one asked if we had enjoyed our stay or apologised for the problem. We were told that the booking.com link had been corrected. I've just checked - it's still showing as being in the centre of town. Whilst mistakes happen we were very disappointed by the care shown by the team after the event and would not recommend this company to anyone. The APARTMENT, if you want out of town was fine ...
8 jours très agreables dans cet appartement bien agencé
Un rapport prix qualité convenable pour un appartement calme, face m'ont blanc.
Je reviendrai sans probleme
Staying in the apartment for a week in July 2015, we were greet by one of the team in a friendly manor and she ran through everything we needed to know. It could do with a lick of paint here and there but it was a very nice apartment for the price and had everything you could possibly need in it. What was the best thing about it? The view is amazing and the apartment is in a great location.
1) deck area is in poor state; we all (inc baby) got a lot of splinters,
2) the main bed is very very creaky/noisy, so much so that it woke the baby when we rolled over. So bad that my partner had to sleep in the lounge to avoid waking baby. Sofa bed in lounge was terrible from a comfort perspective
3) I would expect an apartment which sleeps 2-4 to have a minimum of 4 place settings. This apartment had only 3 bowls (so we had to wash up after using them for lunch main course before we could use them for dessert); it had only 3 wine glasses, and only 1 tall glass!! At +30 degrees C drinking from an eggcup/thimble sized glass is not going to keep anyone hydrated!
4) there is an iPod dock, but not from this decade - useless for an iPhone 5
This said, the view from the apartment is fabulous.
Address: Residence Le Cretet 2, 341 Montee Des Moettieux, 74400 Chamonix
Le Cretet 2 apartment is located in the lovely quiet, elevated Les Moussoux area of Chamonix town centre. The Chamonix apartment is 10 minutes' walk from Brevent ski lift and has stunning views of the Chamonix valley, Mont Blanc and the Glacier des Bossons. The walk into the heart of the town centre takes 15 minutes (20-25 on the way back up the hill!) to the restaurants, bars and shops. The nearest large supermarket is about 25 minutes away, or 10 minutes in the car.
Please note that if you are driving in winter, you should ensure that your car has snow tyres and snow chains as the hill is quite steep.
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