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Champion 1 Chalet, Chamonix - Centre

5 bedroom Chalet in Chamonix. Sleeps 10

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Located close to the train stop at the Aiguille du Midi and just a short walk from the centre of Chamonix you'll find this beautifully renovated chalet and its two sister chalets. 

Decorated to the highest standards, the chalet boasts a contemporary alpine interior using materials of wood and stone. Spread over three floors the main living space on the first floor offers an open plan living and dining area with magnificent views of Mont Blanc through the large picture windows. There is comfortable L shaped sofa where you can spread out at the end of the day and relax in front of the TV and log fire. 

The separate kitchen is fully equipped with every modern convenience you need for a self-catering holiday with a full-sized oven, microwave, fridge-freezer and dishwasher. There is also a washer-dryer so if your planning a longer trip or on holiday with young children, you can still pack lightly. 

To ensure you have a carefree and relaxing holiday, the chalet includes a sauna and jacuzzi where you can unwind after a day on the mountain and soothe any aching muscles, as well as a ski/boot room which is fitted with boot warmers do you won't have to struggle with tight cold ski-boots each morning.

Sleeping

The chalet sleeps up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms which are configured as follows:

  • Brévent Room: Twin room with en-suite bathroom, TV and WiFi access. North facing with a view of the Brévent Massif.
  • Le Tour Room: Twin room with en-suite shower and TV and WiFi access. East facing with a view towards Le Tour and Grands Montets.
  • Aiguille du Midi Room: Twin room with en-suite shower room, balcony, TV and WiFi access.
  • Grands Montets Room: Twin room with TV and WiFi access. East facing with a view towards Grands Montets and Le Tour. Shares a bathroom with Mont Blanc room.
  • Mont Blanc Room: Twin room with private balcony. Shares a bathroom with Grands Montets room.

Dining

This property is let on self-catering basis, however, this doesn’t mean you need to cook for yourself! There are a number of private chefs you can book who can prepare your meals for the full week or the odd night. Alternatively you could opt for a food delivery service.

Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Chamonix, France

Worth knowing

The chalet is open all year round so whether you prefer a winter skiing and snowboarding holiday or a summer hiking, biking and climbing holiday, this can be your perfect mountain retreat.

What else to book

Transfers

You’ll need to book your own transfers when staying here. Your main options are shared or private transfers, but consider whether you would prefer a door-to-door service or a (generally cheaper) “communal” drop-off point at your destination.

Also see: Transfers to Chamonix, France

Cycle Hire

You’ll need to organise your own bike hire when staying here. Things to consider are the type of bike you want to rent such as road, mountain, hard trail and/or an electric bike; and whether you’ll need helmets and protective clothing with your rental. You’re best off choosing a shop that is close to your accommodation for ease of access, and making it quicker to return the bike and pay at the end. Some companies may also deliver so it’s worth looking at all the options.

Also see: Cycle Hire in Chamonix, France

Ski Hire

You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options. 

Also see: Ski Hire in Chamonix, France

Lifts & Passes

You’ll need to buy your own lift pass, when staying here. Lift passes can be booked online or bought in resort on arrival. There are many types of pass available, suited to different levels, length of stay and budget. It’s worth reading up on the options to get the most from your lift pass in summer & winter.

Also see: Ski Pass Options in Chamonix, France

Instructors & Lessons

When staying here, you’ll need to book  your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.

Also see: Ski Schools in Chamonix, France

Guides & Tours

When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Chamonix whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.

Also see: Guides & Tours in Chamonix, France

Families & Kids

You’ll need to book your own childcare, when staying here. There is a great choice of childcare options in Chamonix from full-time nanny services to the odd night of babysitting. In addition, during the winter season, many of the ski-schools operate creche services. Booking in advance is always recommended and strongly advised for the school holiday periods.

Also see: Childcare in Chamonix, France

Parking

There is free private parking on the property for up to two cars.

Reviews

Visitor comments

  • "The property is very good, conveniently located within 5 min from centre. The service and the attitude of Martine was really great. I would strongly recommend the property" - Trip Advisor
  • "Beautiful chalet, newly renovated, extremely comfortable, convenient location, very helpful owner Martine, definitely look forward to returning" - Trip Advisor
  • "Very tasty decorated, awesome home. We'll make our 3rd visit in a row. Martine is a very helpful and kind host. We feel at home. Definitely recommend this place to large group of friends or families. - Trip Advisor

Facilities

  • Outdoors
  • Balcony
  • Mountain views
  • Spa / Fitness / Beauty
  • Hammam / Steam-room
  • Sauna
  • Entertainment
  • Free WiFi
  • TV
  • Creature Comforts
  • Central-heating
  • Open fire
  • Ski / Boot room
  • Kitchen / Laundry
  • Cooker / Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge-freezer
  • Microwave
  • Tea / Coffee Maker
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Parking on property

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Linen provided

Contact

  • Open Seasons
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
  • Address
  • Route Couttet Champion
  • 74400
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