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“Delightful Savoie experience of the highest standards in customer care.”
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Hotel L'ours Blanc
Ranked #1 of 27 Hotels in Les Menuires
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“Delightful Savoie experience of the highest standards in customer care.”
Reviewed 1 February 2011

This family business is ahead of the game as far as customer satisfaction is concerned. Margaret Cassidy has run this wonderful hotel (with Spa) for 20+ years, assisted by her husband.
The attention to detail is remarkable: noted in the quality and creativity of the menu, the eagerness to please and cheeriness of the team of staff, and not least in the beautifully interpreted traditional interior design. Throughout the hotel you will find touches of magnificence like the specially commissioned hand carved Ours Blanc standing 6 foot or maybe more which greets you on arrival at the entrance lobby.
The loving care which Margaret has invested in this venture is evident at every juncture: her presence as 'front of house' provides guests with all they could possibly require in terms of engagement, local charm, knowledge and experience.

And the food, well, it truly is divine.

If you require a mid-sized hotel which is fairly close to the piste: no more than 30yards to ski off, which works hard to provide a top-notch experience in delightful, traditional surroundings THIS IS THE ONE TO CHOOSE.

  • Stayed February 2011
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Reviewed 31 January 2011

We stopped here for lunch 3 times while in Trois Vallees. It must rate as one of the very best Alpine lunching spots and that is said from a wealth of experience. A stay at this hotel is anticipated and having spoken to Margaret the omni- present owner, it cannot fail to be a delightful experience. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed January 2011
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Reviewed 4 January 2011

An excellent adress on all aspects!!
I have been to a few hotels over the past few years and this hotel clearly offers the best value for money!Excellent location right on the slopes , spotlessly clean and nice accomodation!It was the second time my husband and I have spent the week of 26 december till 2 january, and we hope it won't be our last!On arrival the staff and madame Casali intstantly made us feel very welcome and we discovered the very warm and cosy interior, very nice decorated for Christmas...Some furniture in the saloon seems to be pretty recently refurbished.
The room has wireless access to the internet-wich worked perfect and satisfied my husband -and a flat screen TV.
The food is also excellent and we enjoyed very much the afternoon coffee and pastrys that were offered on Newyears day!The owner and his son are both working in the kitchen and you feel the meals are prepared with love.
The restaurant has an excellent wine list for a reasonable price.
This year my husband was glad to discover the bar also had 'Duvel', one of his favorite Belgian beers.
Our room on the second floor ( number 203) was OK, but room 208 we had last year was a little bit better located because it offered a nicer view and was on the south.
We will be definitely come back next year and can advise everyone to book this hotel!

Stayed December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 January 2010

We had a wonderful stay at the hotel. The owners and the staff were very friendly. The rooms had a nice balcony, very good beds-what isn't always evident in France- nice television, enough space, well equiped bathroom.
The ski room was excellent with many lockable heated cabinets. The restaurant very charming in traditional chalet style, the food prepared by the owner-chief and the tablecloths always spotlessly clean.
The owners , a French/English couple, are very kind and charming and do everything they can to make you feel at home.There's a daily fire in the fireplace.
The hotel is situated on an excellent location right on the slopes at 2000m. So, what could we wish more?
We surely want to go back to the hotel next year. There's only one problem: we are not the only ones and we have to hurry to book a room.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel L'ours Blanc

Property: Hotel L'ours Blanc
Address: Reberty 2000, 73440 Les Menuires, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France
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Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Savoie > Saint-Martin-de-Belleville > Les Menuires
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 27 Hotels in Les Menuires
Price range (per night): ₹ 10,767 - ₹ 23,856
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Offering ski in, ski out access, Hotel L’Ours Blanc boasts an ideal situation at an altitude of 2,000 meters on the slopes of the Three Valleys. A chalet style restaurant and terrace with panoramic views. You may work out in the fitness room or relax in the spa with hot tub, steam bath and sauna. Enjoy a before or after diner drink in the spacious lounge with open fire or in the wood decked bar with chimney and mezzanine overlooking the snowcapped summits.Rooms at Hôtel l'Ours Blanc include a balcony, a flat-screen satellite TV and an iPod dock. Bathrobes and slippers are provided. All rooms are accessible by lift, and facilities for disabled guests are available. Free Wi-Fi connections are available throughout the hotel.Skiers will find individual ski lockers and boot-warming facilities.Enjoy creative, authentic and balanced cuisine prepared by Pascal Casali, Maitre Restaurateur, his son Steve and their team, using the finest regional ingredients. Margaret Casali will assure your well being at all times. A la carte specialties and children’s menu.A free shuttle bus service runs from the hotel every 20 minutes to Reberty 1850 and La Croisette. Private outdoor parking is free of charge. ... more   less 
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