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Hotel Croix-Blanche

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   81 rue Vallot | BP 135, 74404 Chamonix, France
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Ranked #59 of 76 hotels in Chamonix
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Allison_and_Kevin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have spent a week at this hotel on 2 occasions and I still have mixed feelings; it is extremely convenient/well-located and usually can get good deals on rooms. I am comfortable enough there so I keep going back but it has its drawbacks; mainly the staff. It as a historic hotel, which explains the extremely small rooms, and dire... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The staff is just plain rude. The moste unhelpful I have ever seen. You ask a question in english and they either reply in french or in a unhelpful way. If you do half-board they are even worse at the restaurant. Me and my friend got moved to another table while we were half-way through our main course! They didn't... More

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

There are a lot of dated, shabby hotels in France, and some of them are charming. This is NOT one of them. The hotel is downtown, in a good location, with parking available. Everything else about it is miserable. Very unfriendly staff, and owners. The plumbing is a century old, and the entire ground floor smells like backed up sewage.... More

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New York City, New York
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The location is great, right in the middle of Chamonix. The rooms were very dated and old fashioned and rather shabby. I found this to be somewhat charming as I was reminded of some French hotels I stayed in when I was younger. My husband found the place tolerable only because we stayed only one night. The staff was not... More

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New York City, New York
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147 reviews 147 reviews
67 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I found croup Blanche on hotels.com and liked the price. We loved the location and it could not have been better but that's it. Our room was clean but super tiny. it had however an old-fashioned charm. Staff is clueless- refused to provide restaurant recommendations, basically said all restos are the same. Would go back if we... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

When I arrived at this hotel, it was the end of September. Although the hotel was very central, it did appear to be a little shabby. First thing I noticed was the very dirty windows on entrance, then at reception a smile would not have gone a miss to welcome us. I proceeded to my room, comfortable, but a little... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

positives: the rooms was clean in general and the hotel is at the heart of chamonix. Staff was friendly and there was an easily accessible parking at the hotel negatives: no elevator and the water in the bathtub was brown when we first opened the tap

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Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Positive: Perfect location in the centre of Chamonix (during the night silent), everything can be done by foot, private parking (free of charge) just behind the hotel, beautiful views. Staff was very friendly, very clean, comfortable beds. Negative: Bathroom old (but clean), no WiFi in the room, only in the reception area for a high fee. No comment on the... More

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Paris
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106 reviews 106 reviews
33 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This hotel is beautifully located : most rooms have a great view towards Brevent and Aiguille du Midi. Some rooms have a small terrace. The hotel needs refurbishment (decent tv, wifi, decoration..), there is a feeling to be back in the 60's - nothing dramatic but it would add great value. Otherwise all is clean and neat. There are some... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

La Croix Blanche is an old hotel and as such certain things such as a lack of a lift in certain parts of the building and scratched woodwork in places are to be expected. Bedrooms are not the same in size and shape (i was aware of this comment from a previously read review and although I didn't see the... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Croix Blanche
Croix Blanche Hotel Chamonix
Address: 81 rue Vallot | BP 135, 74404 Chamonix, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Chamonix
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #59 of 76 hotels in Chamonix
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Croix-Blanche 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
L'Hôtel Croix-Blanche, fondé en 1793, est une institution au cœur de Chamonix. Ouverte sur la rue piétonne et un grand jardin, le charme et la convivialité de cette demeure de caractère sauront séduire les amateurs d'authenticité.Plus qu’un hôtel ou une brasserie, vous découvrirez une ambiance inoubliable, un service de qualité et une animation discrète, notamment pour l’après-ski, en accompagnement d’une cuisine de tradition savoyarde. La terrasse de L’M rassemble toute l’année les hôtes de Chamonix, pour contempler le massif du Mont-Blanc. ... more   less 
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