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Grand Hotel du Montenvers

35 place de la Mer de Glace, 74400 Chamonix, France
Grand Hotel du Montenvers
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A unique and old-fashioned grand hotel which has a beautiful view from its covered terrace. We went on a very snowy, very sunny day and this was a great lunch stop from the Mer du Glace. The food is traditional Savoyard and so very appropriate to the cold weather (tartiflette etc) and was very tasty (though hopefully they change the... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We booked a table in advance to avoid disappointment however that was the only part that worked out. It was very cold and we waited for 1 hour for our food. Starters for those having them came with the rest of the mains, when the mains eventually came they where cold. Generally very poor all round...

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L.A.
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187 reviews 187 reviews
27 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We wanted to spend a night here but it was booked, we had to settle for lunch instead. Took the train up, toured the ice cave and then grabbed a table on the terrace with a view of the "Mer de Glas" glacier. Much better and more relaxing than the fast food served elsewhere in the area. Service is friendly,... More 

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Edinburgh
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224 reviews 224 reviews
77 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

We arrived at the Grand Hotel the hard way. The walk round the mountain from Plan d'Aguilles is an easy walk in summer. In early June, we found the path with 50% snow cover along its length, and going from rock, to mud, to snow and back again, it was hard to get into a stride. Couple this with temperaturse... More 

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