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Les Lanchers Hotel, Chamonix

Ideally located near the Flégère lift with a great bar & restaurant

"Very Good" 300 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Cleanliness 96 / 100 Perfectly clean.
Service 94 / 100 World class service.
Location 91 / 100 Terrific location.
Food 86 / 100 Food is delicious.
WiFi 85 / 100 Very good internet connection.
Bar and Beverages 83 / 100 Bar is amazing.
Room 72 / 100 Nice rooms.
Breakfast 61 / 100 Breakfast is mediocre.

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"Great view"
"Friendly service"
"Close to public transport"
"Clean rooms"
"Excellent" 300 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Service 95 / 100 World class service.
Location 89 / 100 Location is great.
Food 87 / 100 Food is delicious.
Room 70 / 100 Nice rooms.
Breakfast 62 / 100 Breakfast is mediocre.

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"Great view"
"Great reception"
"Friendly service"
"Delicious food"
"Excellent" 300 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Service 95 / 100 World class service.
Location 92 / 100 Terrific location.
Food 88 / 100 Food is delicious.
Room 67 / 100 Rooms are ok.
Comfort 61 / 100 Average comfort.

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"Great room"
"Fantastic service"
"Delicious food"
"Great location"

Make yourself at home in the relaxing, informal surroundings of this hotel. It is small and full of charm, built in typical Savoyard style, and has been welcoming winter and summer visitors alike for many years.

Situated by the La Flégère cable car, this hotel provides direct access to Chamonix's ski slopes in winter and to the best hiking trails in summer, as well as an 18-hole golf course.

Hotel Les Lanchers has recently undergone a 1.6 million euro refurbishment and can now offer guests an even greater standard of comfort. They have introduced Italian style ceramic and glass shower rooms, with standard accommodation featuring a Queen size bed, modern furnishings and a range of other facilities.

The hotel has also updated its 19 en-suite bedrooms which include single, double, twin, triple, two-bedroomed family suites, and a fully equipped disabled bedroom. Regular guests will also be glad to see passenger lift access to all rooms, especially after a hard day’s skiing or walking. The hotel proves a popular choice for those looking for great value with modern comfort.

All rooms are equipped with telephone, flat screen television, free Wi-Fi and en-suite bathroom (with bath or shower). Some rooms are available with a balcony and all enjoy superb mountain views overlooking the Mont Blanc or L'Aiguille des Drus. 

For skiers, in the winter months there is a boot drying room and equipment storage available, as well as a sauna where you can unwind and revive any aching muscles after a full day on the mountain.

Les Lanchers has all the friendliness and intimacy of a chalet coupled with the efficiency, service and amenities of a hotel; high priority is placed on good value, good service and good food.

The Bar

The cosy cocktail bar is located on the ground floor and has large windows onto the main street of Les Praz, so you can watch the world go by if you choose. The comfortable armchairs are a great spot to enjoy an après-ski 'vin chaud' (mulled wine) or simply a post-dinner drink.

The Restaurant

Restaurant Le Refuge is a popular eatery for both guests and locals, with chef Thierry Morbu serving a menu based on freshly sourced seasonal produce. Half board packages including afternoon tea are available to guests, with reductions for children between 3-10 years and completely free for those under 3. They also prepare packed lunches for you to take to the slopes in winter, or for a summer al fresco picnic.

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.

Book Transfers

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. 

Book Ski Hire

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.

Book Ski School

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.

Book a Guide/Tour

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.

Book Childcare

Parking

Free outdoor parking is available at the property.

Reviews

Visitor comments

  • "Everything about Les Lanchers was spot on! The staff - ALL the staff were super friendly and helpful. They went out of their way to make sure we had everything we requested and were happy! The room was clean, comfortable and quiet. The restaurant was really good and we looked forward to the daily specials! The wifi was strong and reliable. The management had just finished a lovely and chic remodel of the common areas shortly before our arrival. Another couple of GREAT bonuses are the bus/ski shuttle directly outside the hotel and the Le Flegere lift/resort 400m up the road. There is also a wonderful little store a block up the road. The hotel is situated just outside of Chamonix proper and is quickly and easily reached by the free shuttle that runs every 11 minutes. Great spot - will visit here again!" - Trip Advisor
  • "We will be back as soon as possible due to this hotel's excellent hospitality, friendly staff, and wonderful proximity to Chamonix centre. We walked along a beautifully wooded path for about 20 minutes and found ourselves in the center of great restaurants and shops. You can get to the lifts easily and take hikes and bike rides. You cannot go wrong staying here. It made our trip! Very quiet and peaceful at night - even though we had a rocking time at the bar!" - Trip Advisor
  • "This is a friendly hotel only a mile or two outside Chamonix. The view from our room was of the Aiguille du Midi. What more could you ask? Our room was clean and functional. We can thoroughly recommend the dining room. Parking was easy and free outside the hotel. Would recommend." - Trip Advisor

Check-in/out details

Check-in Time

14:00

Check-out Time

11:00

Booking Arrangements

Booking conditions

All rooms are non-smoking and pets are allowed with an extra charge of €15

Facilities

  • Outdoors
  • Balcony
  • Mountain views
  • Terrace
  • Families & Kids
  • Baby Cots
  • Family rooms
  • Spa / Fitness / Beauty
  • Hair-dryers
  • Massage / Relaxation
  • Sauna
  • Sundeck
  • Entertainment
  • Free WiFi
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Social Spaces
  • Drinks bar
  • Library
  • Restaurant
  • Creature Comforts
  • Iron & Ironing-board
  • Ski / Boot room
  • Parking
  • Free parking
  • Parking on property
  • Accessibility
  • Disabled access
  • Lift / Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Pets welcome

Services

  • Activities
  • Tours / Excursions
  • Bookings for
  • Car hire
  • Guides
  • Ski / Snowboard Hire
  • Ski / Snowboard Lessons
  • Transfers
  • Catering
  • Half-board
  • Full-board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Breakfast
  • Housekeeping
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Linen provided
  • Maid service

Contact

  • Open Seasons
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
  • Address
  • 1459 route des Praz
  • 74400
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