Charming is a much overused term when it comes to describing the multitude of quality hotels which pepper the world famous ski area known as Trois Vallées. Each of the resorts offers a vast choice of accommodation catering to all needs and budgets. Val Thorens has more than its fair share of these top end establishments, and charming is just one of the numerous superlatives which can be applied to the gorgeous Hotel Le Sherpa.
Situated at the very heart of the resort, Le Sherpa offers its guests top quality accommodation right on the slopes. It’s location also allows everyone to enjoy the very best of Val Thorens’ après ski, which is considered one of the best in Europe. The hotel is built in the traditional and visually appealing chalet style and boasts spectacular views of the ski area right at the top of the Belleville Valley.
The rooms and suites are tastefully decorate to offer luxurious comfort for 1-4 guests. Warm colours blend seamlessly with top quality wooden furniture to offer a rustic chic without compromising on style. As well as the standard amenities you would expect each room also has satellite TV, Wi Fi and a balcony boasting amazing views over the valley. There are special family suites available too which boast separate children’s rooms, perfect for a spot quality time once they are in bed.
The warm and welcoming ambience extends to both parents and children making this one of the most family friendly hotels in the area. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff who, from the moment you arrive, do everything they possibly can to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Children are allowed to be children at Le Sherpa, which is exactly what you want when holidaying as a family.
Extra special attention is given to the dining experiences guest at Le Sherpa have at their disposal. The restaurant serves buffet breakfasts to give you the energy needed for a hard day on the slopes and 5 course gourmet meals at the end of the day accompanied by one of the fine wines which France produces as standard. Gastronomic delights are easy to find around Val Thorens but having one as part of your half board package is a real treat.
There are several areas in the hotel which have been specially designed to allow you to spend some quiet time. Relaxing by the roaring fire in one of the cosy lounges or bar area with the nightcap of your choice is a wonderful way to round of yet another thrilling day at one of the world’s top ski resorts.
If you want to make the most of clean, crisp air there is a quiet, south facing terrace offering stunning panoramic views.
There is also a full beauty centre if you want to indulge in a bit of pampering as well as a steam room, jacuzzi and sauna to enjoy. In short, Le Sherpa is the haven you will look forward to returning to after a full day of whatever kind of thrills you have had on the slopes. If you are planning a trip to Val Thorens and are still debating over which hotel to choose, Le Sherpa could be the best decision you ever made.
How many Stars: 3* Hotel
Closeness to the piste: Ski in Ski out
Resort location: Quarter Péclet, Very Top of resort
Style: Classic Chalet
Swimming Pool: No
Michelin Stars: none
Specialness: Fantastic Location
Internet: Free WiFi
Disabled Facilities: Yes
Pets allowed: No
Our rating: 3/5