This modern light and airy hotel is situated in the Les Bosson area of Chamonix and is just 5 minutes from the town centre by car where you will find the Aiguille du Midi cable car and the train to the glacier.
The hotel has 89 elegant and spacious bedrooms with satellite TV, telephone, WiFi and safe. They also have a number of interconnecting rooms for families.
After an active day skiing or hiking, you can take advantage of the hotel's spa facilities helping you to truly relax and unwind on your holiday. The facilities include a heated indoor pool with views of Mont Blanc, a jacuzzi and a sauna.
The hotel has a stylish bar, La Jonction, where you can relax around the open fire in winter with a glass of wine or during the summer you can sit on the terrace soaking up the sun, enjoying the stunning views of the Aiguille du Midi.
Cote Glacier restaurant within the hotel serves fantastic regional cuisine as well as Savoyard specialties.
- "The hotel was exactly what we wanted it to be: Clean, indulge but not too much, feels like home, not too big, polite and service oriented team." - Trip Advisor
- "This hotel offers good service and quite a bit of charm for the price you pay, you have a great view, free parking, decent rooms and if you want a quick bite or a nice drink you'll still be ok. " - Trip Advisor
- "We arrived at this hotel for 2 nights the hotel is in a convenient location on the out skirts of chamonix. Very easy to find and good location if driving. Free parking. Hotel rooms very clean with a good size bathroom. Tea and coffee facilities in the room, fridge which you can use and a free safe. The swimming pool is warm and indoor with sun bathing area outside with a play area. There is also a sauna in the pool area which is free to use and they provide towels. We did not have breakfast but the dinner was very good and reasonable price." - Trip Advisor
Les Bossons is a quaint little village on the outskirts of Chamonix centre with a peaceful atmosphere and old fashioned charm. It has no shops or bars whatsoever, but if you like the quiet life then you'll love Les Bossons!
Les Bossons only has a handful of restaurants but they are all worth a visit. La Cremerie du Glacier is the most rustic, a cosy little place under the Glacier des Bossons serving calorific dishes laden with cheese, ham and wild mushrooms. Le Tremplin, near the bottom of the Les Bossons chairlift serves lots of local specialities including raclette and fondue at very reasonable prices, it has a lovely outdoor terrace with great views of the glacier too. Hotel Aiguille du Midi is a more sophisticated affair, without being at all stuffy; gourmet food prepared with seasonal local ingredients and a legendary dessert buffet make it popular with locals as well as hotel guests. A short walk towards Chamonix brings you to Hotel Le Vert, just after Gaillands lake, which serves good contemporary food as well as bar snacks.
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Les Bossons has only one attraction to speak of but it's pretty special - the glacier. During the summer you can hike right up to it by following signs for La Jonction, a steep hike going up to 2589m, or you can take the jolly little multi-coloured chairlift up to 1400m and follow a short trail that has pictures of how the glacier has changed over the years. Other than that, you can hop on a train or bus to Chamonix and visit the main attractions such as the Aiguille du Midi and the Mer de Glace.
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Les Bossons is a great base for summer hiking, there are a number of trails that lead up into the forest beneath the Aiguille du Midi and on the opposite side of the valley you can access the incredibly beautiful Aiguillettes des Houches. It is conveniently placed on the bus and train links that connect Chamonix to Les Houches, so it is well placed for accessing all the activities that you can do in other parts of the valley. It does not have its own ski area, but all the resorts in the valley are easy to reach on public transport.
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The nearest golf course to Les Bossons is the Golf Club de Chamonix, an 18 hole course in Chamonix Les Praz, near to the Flegere lift station. It has a driving range, club house and pro-shop where you can stock up on all the essentials. They hold regular competitions throughout the summer, the course is closed in winter.
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Les Bossons has no ski area but there is one chairlift that operates in summer to take sightseers up to the glacier.
Also see: Ski Areas in Chamonix, France
Bars? Nightlife? That's not what Les Bossons is all about, you can enjoy a quiet drink on the terrace of the Hotel Aiguille du Midi but that's about as wild as it gets. There is a nightbus that connects Chamonix to Les Houches, passing through Les Bossons along the way but check the timetable so you don't miss the last one!
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Location: Chamonix - Les Bossons
Star Rating: 4 Star
Property Style: Hotel
Vibe / Atmosphere: Modern
Access: Disabled access
Room: Air-conditioning | Hair dryer | Safe / Secure box | Ski / Boot Room | Telephone
Car-parking: Parking on property
Families & Kids: Baby Cot / Crib | Childcare
Entertainment: Restaurant | Drinks bar | Satellite TV | WiFi / Internet
Spa & Fitness: Hot-Tub / Jacuzzi | Sauna | Pool (indoor)
Address: 59 Route de Vers le Nant | Chamonix - Les Bossons | 74400