Those planning to take trip to the area known as Trois Vallées, or Three Valleys, already know they are in for a real treat. After all, this is the largest skiing area in the world and some of the most delightful and exclusive resorts reside here. If you have chosen Val Thorens you will already be looking forward to spending time at the highest resort of them all, and eagerly looking for a quality hotel to give your holiday the perfect finishing touch.
Situated on Grande Rue in the heart of the resort, the 3 Vallées hotel is an intimate, boutique establishment which prides itself on offerings its guests luxury as standard. With its unrivalled position it is a mere stones throw from both the slopes and the best the resort has to offer. There are 28 guest rooms in total ranging from a classic room up to a suite. The décor is very much of a traditional chalet style with the emphasis being very much on comfort thanks to the exemplary attention to detail.
The natural wood tones throughout the hotel blend perfectly with the contemporary colour scheme to give that elegant ambience you only find in the very best hotels. Every room is spacious and comfortable and offer everything you would expect from a top end establishment.
They opened its brand new wellness centre in 2014 and its facilities include a hammam (steam room), sauna and hot tub. There is no better way to relax and unwind and soothe those aching muscles before you get ready to hit the town for the best Après-ski in the French Alps. In keeping with the rest of the hotel the wellness centre has an intimate setting so book your place in advance to avoid disappointment especially at peak times.
While Val Thorens boasts some of the best restaurants in the Trois Vallées. The gourmet restaurant at this hotel takes some beating. You can enjoy an energy boosting buffet breakfast with breathtaking views of the nearby mountains are enjoy a fabulous gourmet dinner once the sun goes down. Combine this with the superb wine cellar and it is easy to understand why the restaurant is so incredibly popular.
The hotel bar is the perfect place to relax in the evenings if you don’t want to venture far from home. With the real fire crackling and a beverage of your choice hand it has a lovely, welcoming atmosphere and many new and long lasting friendships have been forged here over the years.
The Internet is littered with positive reviews from past and more than happy guests of the 3 Vallées hotel, many of which return time and time again which is the ultimate compliment for a hotel. There are also some handy tips offered such as requesting rooms on higher floors to get the best views of the mountains.
What the majority of the reviews focus on however is the service, friendliness of the staff and the fact that they knew from the moment they checked in they were the most important people there. There really is nothing more you could want from a hotel.
How many Stars: 4* Hotel
Sleeps: 28 rooms
Closeness to the piste: Ski out, 5min walk in
Resort location: Quarter Péclet
Style: Traditional chalet style
Swimming Pool: No
Michelin Stars: none
Specialness: Located near the bars
Internet: Free WiFi
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Pets allowed: No
Our rating: 3.5/5