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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of spending Christmas 2015 in the lovely Grande Ourse. There were seven of us altogether, including 17 & 15 year olds and my parents. Great welcome and fantastic customer service from Sam and her team, couldn't have asked for more. Great food, fab cakes, fantastic hot tub and view, happy smiling faces everyday! Only minutes to...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We (myself, 2 sons, 8 & 12, & husband) stayed at Le Petite Ourse over the Christmas and to celebrate my husband's 60th Boxing day birthday. We had a fantastic holiday - genuinely did not want to leave and felt refreshed and invigorated on our return. The staff team, led by the wonderfully reassuring Nat, were incredible & provided a...

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Lovely chalet with very friendly, helpful staff who work very hard to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Gavin, the chef, prepared excellent varied 3 course meals and yummy cake for your return from activities. Natalie and Dan worked hard too to respond to any requests and look after the guests. The chalet was very clean and the beds...

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1Thank Helen L
Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The whole experience was just perfect... starting with the welcome glass of bubbly! We enjoyed gourmet 3 course meals cooked by Gavin and Dan, long walks led by the very knowledgeable Bruno, who challenged us but also supported us really sensitively when the going got tough, tea and delicious cakes to welcome us back to the chalet, then cocktails in...

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

My 12 year old son and I had the good fortune to stay in La Grande Ourse in Samoens in August 2015 and their was only one other family staying in the same accomodation at the time as us, who also added to our wonderful experience. Firstly, we were greeted by the fantastic team Gav, Nat & Dan of Absolute...

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Thank The Beauty A
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2015

My husband and I did the 2 peaks guided walking week, and would recommend it to anyone looking for an active holiday. It was the best holiday ever!! Our guide was wonderful, the staff at the chalet were really lovely and helpful, and the chalet itself was a lovely place to be. We were also very impressed by the quality...

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Thank Jenny B
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2015

My family of two adults and two young teens spent a week in Le Petite Ourse in August 2015 and overall we had a fantastic family holiday. I had wanted to do an Alpine walking holiday but my teens were less keen on this idea so we opted for the Absolute Alpine Family Adventure holiday, which proved an excellent compromise....

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Stalbridge
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

I have no hesitation in recommending La Petit Ourse it was a well equipped chalet and run by a wonderful team whose caring and thoughtful attitude made our week a truly special family holiday. Thank you Absolute Alpine we shall return .....

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1Thank Liz030503
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Absolute Alpine offer a really unique package - a welcoming and intimate alpine chalet environment, inspiring guided walks, and five-star dining and customer care. At the 'La Grande Ourse' chalet, we were made feel at home, but treated like visitors to a luxury hotel. Wonderful!

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surrey
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We are currently staying in La Grande Ourse, Samoens, France.we're lucky as only four of us and not sharing with anyone. It's absolutely fabulous. The chalet has clean, modern,comfortable,spacious accommodation with beautiful views, gorgeous hot tub, blissfully quiet, yet loads to do if you want. Our chef's food is first class and nothing is too much trouble for the staff,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We’re a family run, chalet company offering two luxurious fully catered chalets for ski and summer holidays in Samoens, French Alps. Our two chalets cater for groups from 4 to 21 guests.Each of our adjacent chalets have its own hot tub and plenty to entertain the whole family (UK TV, DVDs, CDs, Nintendo Wii and more). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Absolute Alpine

Address: La Grande et La Petite Ourse | Chalets de Levy, 74340 Samoens, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Grand Massif > Samoens
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room in annexe had best views.”
 of 5 bubbles bredaperkinsp, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were great”
 of 5 bubbles Jhobhome, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Our room was Aubergine (I think) and it had amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles thebeautya, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful, but watch out for those beams in the 'Aubergine' room”
 of 5 bubbles CBonthego2015, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I was in "Praline" room and found it lovely and quiet, beautiful accommodation.”
  • The lovely hot tub !
  • View from La Grande Ourse
 of 5 bubbles janebR3761WZ, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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