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“Not your party place”
Review of Isola 2000

Isola 2000
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Isola
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Owner description: Ski area
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Returned to Isola after 39 years. The hotels and the major complex is still quite boring, not much going on. Skiing on the other hand is easy accessible and well connected even though there was a shortage of snow during our stay. Normally isola is known for very fine off post runs, a lot of snowfall and sun. Slopes are mainly easy to intermediate.
Apartments and ski passes were quite cheap, food and restaurants a bit expensive.
We combined our stay with the last night down in Nice which is highly recommended.

1  Thank Lars Å
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Isola 2000 it's good place for skiing. Good runs, nice location and best part is that the hotel have direct access to the slopes, lifts and lifts.

Thank Spasina
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We spent a week skiing week Jan 7-14 2017 and were really impressed. We were a group of five, ranging from good skiers to a complete beginner. So long as you do not want an enormous ski area, this resort offers enough for skiers of every level. The front-de-neige offers a long and easy green run, serviced by button lifts. The blues in the Lombarde sector are also a very gentle progression.
For intermediates and advanced skiers, the Saint Sauveur section is where to find the best pistes. The viewpoint from the top of the Sistron is absolutely breathtaking - though not for the faint hearted. The two-man chairlift up to the very top is a little heart-in-mouth and the red run down is not advisable for beginners.
We stayed in the Terrasses d'Azur which is very handily located at the top of the free furnicular, which you can access without a lift pass.
Getting to the resort couldn't have been easier (or more affordable). We flew to Nice and then took the 750 100% Neige bus service for 4 euros per person each way.
Despite it having not snowed for over a month by the time we arrived, the snow conditions were impeccable. Only a couple of runs were closed, and everything which was open was in very good condition - not icy on thin. Most of the pistes are wide, and quiet, and there was very little queuing for lifts.
The only negatives I could give are that the resort town itself is fairly small, with limited nightlife and no real 'high street'. There is however a well stocked supermarket and several good bars and restaurants, both in town and on the slopes.
Secondly, there are a quite a few long, steep button lifts, and a bit of a lack of chairlifts.

3  Thank SamuelL1407
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Good snow, free parking, drivable from Nice (2.5 hrs). Small but good skiing very achievable as a day visit from Nice.

Thank bekchops
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed for 8 days Christmas and New Year, and maybe that a litteratur too long. WE stayed in Chastellion- and DO NOT BOOK this Hotel -- <It´s a complete rip off!
But Isola 2000 is only some 90 km from NIce, so if you like both the coastal climate, sea and skiing, this is pretty close to ideal..
The slipes are in god condition but becomes a little boring if you are an experienced skier.. ( i you rate Iscgl and St,Anton at 10, this would be a 5.
What is most surprising is the lack of efficiency-- it goes for Almestrand evrything. Almost all restaurants and bars are served by the table and this takes time.. I ordered a Hotdog at the snack bar- and waited 30 mins.
Greta place for families and skiers with medium skills.

Thank Helge M
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