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Le Hameau Albert 1er

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   38 route du Bouchet | bp 55, 74400 Chamonix, France
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Ranked #17 of 76 hotels in Chamonix
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014
fussy-guests London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

You should definitely visit the starred restaurant. The food is excellent, and the service generally good. The hotel however doesn't really deliver. We knew the location would not be great - as the hotel is sandwiched between a busy bypass road and railway line, overlooking the dreadful architecture of the national ski school. (But the walk to the centre is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Our first White Christmas in the French Alps was a beautiful and luxurious treat at Albert Premier in Chamonix. Our room in the Chalet complex adjoining the heated pool and spa was classy and spacious, with a stunning view of Mont Blanc. The bed was super comfortable and the bathroom beautiful. I've stayed in the world's best hotels and this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We booked a few weeks before leaving and there was very limited availability, so we took the one room available (chambre classique) for three nights. The room is designed with dark wood so the room lacked warmth and it felt a little smaller than 23sqm. I suspect the rooms in the Ferme are worth paying the extra for. Service was... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stayed at the Le Hameau Albert 1er in their suite "3" Aug/Sept 2013 for 7 days. It had a large bedroom with a sitting area, along with a small day bed. There was a stocked mini bar that was re-filled every day, a jet bathtub, an updated shower, small area to hang up technical gear and 2 closets. This... More

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maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was the best place we stayed on our recent trip in the Alps region of France. Beautiful room, spectacular views from our room, great pool facility. Also loved the breakfast before going out on a days hike. The staff at the desk was very helpful at recommending hikes, restaurants in town, and even directions to Geneva (our next stop).... More

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lisbon
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

One of the best restaurant experiences ever! Old school French service with great Maître D and outstanding sommelier Christian Martray, in fact all the people working there try to make your stay as perfect as possible. The cooking is really world class, we had langoustines, duck liver and great poularde de Bresse stuffed with truffels. All this accompanied with local... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Everything about the meal we had was excellent from the greeting at the door to the pre dinner drinks, the attentiveness and knowledge of the staff and of course the presenatation, quality and taste of the food - and all the little extras thrown in. Excellent. My seond visit and will be going back every time i revisit Chamonix be... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

The restaurants are excellent, the service is great, the view is stupendous and even the weather was perfect. A choice location with a nice pool & spa in the heart of the alps. Great view from our spacious & private balcony. Really the only thing I would fault was the lack of internet access - no wifi at all in... More

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England
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We had lunch in their restaurant with friends; four of us. We chose the set meal; €24 each. The starter is buffet style - plenty of choice. Main course a la carte. Selection of desserts to die for; again buffet style, help yourself (as often as you like!) We then had coffee and petit fours in the garden. Beautiful flowers.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The Hameau Albert 1er has an impressive view on the Mont Blanc mountains, as has every other house, hotel and restaurant in Chamonix. It adds to that spacious and well equiped suites (at least if you book a room in La Ferme) around an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and two restaurants, one of which even having two Michelin stars, although it's... More

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Additional Information about Le Hameau Albert 1er

Also Known As:
Le Hameau Albert 1er Hotel Chamonix
Le Hameau Albert 1er Chamonix
Address: 38 route du Bouchet | bp 55, 74400 Chamonix, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Chamonix
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Chamonix
#14 Family Hotel in Chamonix
#14 Romantic Hotel in Chamonix
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Hameau Albert 1er 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Le Hameau Albert Relais & Chateaux hotel is the perfect place to spend an unforgettable experience at the foot of Mont Blanc…with its 35 charming rooms, restaurant Albert 1er, traditional restaurant ‘La Maison Carrier’ and spa complex with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and fitness suite.A true to life Chamoniard hamlet set in a private park and only 5 minutes walk from Chamonix centre, it is the perfect departure point for numerous mountain activities both in summer and in winter. ... more   less 
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