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Self Catering Chalet NIKITA ideal for 2 or 3 families - good access to lifts

People11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cosy and spacious chalet, well furnished with parking and good location *****FTA

Ski all day in the largest resort in the world, return to our warm, spacious family home for dinner and drinks by the fire. The chalet is in the centre of a classic alpine village with friendly neighbours, lots of English speakers and lots of places to play around in the snow. The views are exceptional. 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms will easily fit 1 or 2 families or a group of up to 10 people. The kitchen is open plan and is properly equipped. The beds are soft and you can gaze at the stars at night through the skylights. classé 5* par l'office du tourisme).

Meribel is the middle valley of the justly world famous 3 valleys - 'le plus grand domaine skiable du monde' is the claim, and judging by the fact that every year we discover new pistes and lifts, this is surely the case. Not to mention the legendary off piste... This resort has everything, except big lift queues. And it is truly international, with a major British presence. So much so that the even the french part of the french ski school usually seem to speak ski English. And unlike other resorts, such as Tignes, the station is itself an attractive and genuine alpine resort, which is why it attracts so many visitors in the summer as well.

Our kids go to the french ski school, and have achieved an exceptional standard of skiing here in Meribel partly because of it. We often rent a ski locker so that they don't have to carry their skis - easy to arrange in advance if necessary. Sometimes we arrive from Paris, by train, and find it very easy to do without our car as the free bus is both frequent and quick.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Les Allues in Savoie

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Sink
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Sink
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Sink
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Sink
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , ensuite Shower, WC, sink
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Velux View of Stars whilst lying in bed, incl space station.
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , ensuite shower, WC, sink.
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed , Extra Large Adult Bunks (and 1 Good Pullout as well)
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , Double bed sits under Velux window and fabulous night sky
  • Guests may check in after 5pm, though they can leave their baggage in the garage before that. Guest must leave before 10 am as the cleaner needs the chalet clear by then - this is important. Chalet ideal for families. 10 adults also fine. But extra adults over group size of 6 must pay a bit extra - see rates. Clean linenes are supplied at the start of your stay, but if you want it to be changed every week - for those who stay 2 weeks or more - then please ask our gardener, and pay him 3 euros per bed place (e.g 6 euros for a double bed) for new pillow cases and under sheet, and 2 euros per quilt place (4 euros for a double quilt). Alternatively, you are most welcome to wash and dry them yourself - washer provided.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Guests check in after 5pm, though they can leave their bagage in the garage before that. guest must leave before 10 am as the cleaner needs the chalet clear by then - this is important. Please leave 100 euros in cash on the kitchen table when you leave.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Self Catering Chalet NIKITA ideal for 2 or 3 families - good access to lifts
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
4

Very large comfortable house with 10 minute ride on ski bus to the lift

  • 4 of 5

Our experience at Chalet Nikita was great. Four friends from the US and I from Germany booked the house based on prior reviews and we were not disappointed. Each of us had our own room with plenty of space. The ski bus picked us up 15 ft from the house and it was a 10 min ride to the lift. We had never been skiing in Europe and were amazed at the number of lifts, vertical ascent, and on/ off piste skiing. An added bonus is the ability to park the car at the house and the washing machine and dishwasher.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

3 days at Chalet Nikita

  • 4 of 5

Very well located chalet: it is quite during the night, while an easy ride (by car or by bus) to the center of the resort and the ski lifts.

Very confortable, with a great living room, a well equiped kitchen and 4 nice bedrooms.

All good !

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Clean and comfortable chalet with good access to bus to get to meribel proper

  • 4 of 5

Was easy to get to as we hired our own car and drove from Geneva. In a very small village with no shops so would be worthwhile having a car as made it much easier getting bread int he morning etc. Property was clean and comfortable and as we were a mixed group with one small child worked very well. Was easy to get hold of the owner and replied to any queries very promptly. Overall great property and we had a very enjoyable time.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A great ski chalet

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in chalet Nikita this last season, and unlike our last time, when we stayed in a hotel, we got to stay in a real alpine village, with old people and children, old barns and narrow alleys up between old chalets with the smell of wood smoke, and a real sense of being a community - the locals say hello, and are very willing to answer any questions [particularly if you have a couple of words of French to start the conversation!]. There was a quick and free bus that ran frequently up to the Meribel lifts. The piste was great, and we could ski back to the chalet. The bus ran late into the evening so we had no trouble going to town for food and drink. The chalet itself was great.The seven of us were very comfortable with 2 unused bedrooms. The showers and bathrooms were modern, the kitchen small but very efficient, and the sitting room a real gem - lots of cosy seats, eclectic decor, and a beautiful wood burning fireplace. Alaric, the owner, is a great character. We wished we had been able to stay longer. We'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: March 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nikita at half term

  • 5 of 5

We chose Nikita for its rustic charm, village location and bed space for our group which consisted of two beginners, two pedestrians in their late seventies, two all mountain skiers and two piste cruisers. The chalet was easy to find and we were able to park right outside. The chalet was as described in the advertisement with plenty of crockery and bedding and everything we required for a comfortable stay. The best part of the chalet was the living area which was the perfect place to relax and swap stories of our day on the piste with a bottle of wine and a log fire.

The ski bus stopped conveniently right outside which was a bonus. We had great snow and were able to ski back each evening. This was great but the way back does include a red piste and the first time I missed the turn off for Chandon, which is a short off piste section.

We were there at half term and our beginners did have quite a queue some evenings for the bus back down but the bus runs often and on time.

Our non-skiers found plenty to do and thoroughly enjoyed the marked foot paths and trails and enjoyed the free bus and gondala trips up the mountains.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2012
  • Date of Stay: February 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to have such a detailed and positive review from a recent group of guests. And they are right to say that the week they were there, which was the busiest in the season, the free shuttle can be a bit crowded, though we have a clever way round that detailed in the chalet info booklet. And I would like to add that we have just been staying in another persons chalet in the same area, and are now especially proud of ours as it is so very much better supplied in the kitchen and elsewhere, and far far better in its location and character, so we realise now that Nikita really is a cut above the rest. It is also a good deal for the rental we charge...
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5

Excellent Chalet, Excellent position

  • 5 of 5

This Chalet was an excellent centre for our extended family ski holiday. Facilities were like home from home and a plentiful supply of logs for the fire gave us an evening focal point. Being just of the main road gave us all the night time quiet for a good nights sleep but with daylight gave easy access via the shuttle bus to ski runs and local facilities. Certainly top of the list for next season

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: February 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, thank you very much for your feedback - we love the place ourselves, and it seems to give a great deal of pleasure to all our guests, so long may this continue.
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Owner

Alaric and Katia
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Russian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 2018

About Alaric and Katia

Family with four young children, all of us keen skiers, always ready to discover the new lifts and pistes that seem to come up pretty much every season here. Found out that this place is really quite amazing in the summer too... flowers and butterflies everywhere, and loads of activities.

Alaric and Katia purchased this chalet in 2004

Why Alaric and Katia chose Les Allues

We bought this chalet as it was ideal for our young family, with their need for a place without cars and noise, so that they could play happily outside in the snow, and yet have good for access to the ski school - the free bus gets them up and down with ease, and they come back for lunch before going back up again. Then we found out more: the ski back to the village is great fun and rather special, and the people here are very friendly and interesting. Being in the centre of the village means we see everybody going past, which is really nice, and there is a great view from our balconies of the mountain landscapes around us.

What makes this chalet unique

1) Excellent access to the station above us, and we can and do do it all without a car. 2) Authentic alpine village feel with wood smoke smells and beautiful old barns, and friendly people. 3) Chalet itself has a great feel about it, and my wife has really made it into a well equipped home. 4) Garage area with chairs and space for skis and boots and changing area too. 5) Free shuttle bus stops 5 seconds walk away from us. 6) Cosy and pleasing interior, with plenty of showers...

Location

Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Moutiers
Car: not necessary

Ski down to Meribel Chandon in season, but stay in real character alpine village avoiding noisy ski station. Central position of chalet in village with shuttle bus stop right outside, so no walking to bus. Les Allues below us with 3 restaurants, and Meribel Village just above us, with Boulangerie, Shops and Lift just 3 minutes away. Or 8 minutes by shuttle to ski school and other lifts.

Golf: Great course a short hop away by Meribel Village

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Les Allues, The Three Valleys

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
FEB 3rd WEEK
17 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 5 nights
From
£480
£2,980
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
FEB 4TH WEEK
24 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,890
for 6 nights
From
£315
£2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
MARCH FLEXIBLE
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 4 nights
From
£275
£1,740
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
APRIL 1st week
31 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
6 night minimum stay
£2,070
for 6 nights
From
£345
£2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
APRIL Flexible
7 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,120
for 4 nights
From
£280
From
£295
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,815
for 5 nights
From
£360
From
£375
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year Week 2018/9
29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
£3,914
for 6 nights
From
£700
Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £70 per night, per additional guest
 
January 2019
6 Jan 2019 - 1 Feb 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,396
for 4 nights
From
£349
From
£370
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,240
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
1st week Feb 2019
2 Feb 2019 - 8 Feb 2019
6 night minimum stay
£3,079
for 6 nights
From
£525
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
2nd week Feb 2019
9 Feb 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
6 night minimum stay
£3,770
for 6 nights
From
£615
From
£655
Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
3rd week Feb 2019
16 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,999
for 7 nights
£4,999
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
4th week Feb 2019
23 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,305
for 7 nights
£4,305
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
1st week March 2019
2 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019
6 night minimum stay
£2,642
for 6 nights
From
£455
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,980
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
2nd week March 2019
9 Mar 2019 - 15 Mar 2019
6 night minimum stay
£2,178
for 6 nights
From
£357
From
£375
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
3rd week March 2019
16 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 5 nights
From
£550
From
£600
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
4th week March 2019
23 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019
6 night minimum stay
£2,403
for 6 nights
From
£430
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
1st week April 2019
30 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,900
for 7 nights
£2,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
2nd week April 2019
6 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
6 night minimum stay
£2,840
for 6 nights
From
£460
From
£500
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,200
 
 
3rd week April 2019
13 Apr 2019 - 19 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,687
for 5 nights
From
£329
From
£350
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £750
Pet Fee £85

The security deposit must be paid at least 2 weeks before your arrival. THE RENTAL is OPEN TO REDUCTIONS UNDER 'CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES' - TELEPHONE US or find us on the usual mail address. No refunds, but we try to re rent and pay back. CLEANING FEE AT END OF STAY IS 180 EUROS

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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