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Pierre & Vacances Residence La Riviere

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   187 Promenade Marie Paradis, 74400 Chamonix, France (Formerly Maeva Residence)
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Ranked #13 of 25 Chamonix B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2008
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2008

well, I wasnt expecting much for about £40 a night. What a pleasant surprise! Good location running alongside the river and in the middle of town. Free parking just outside with a pay underground car park if you get stuck. Backs onto a square with bars and eateries etc.....ten mins walk to main sq. about 20 mins walk up the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2008

We stayed here because it was a really cheap option. As three blokes and having read some of the reviews we all just thought it would be a place to rest our heads and if its awful then so be it. We were very suprised to find the staff were ultra friendly and helpfull, the room was very clean, I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2008

This accommodation was clean, had all the essentials and was close to both the slopes and the apres ski. If you are looking for somewhere which is clean, friendly, quiet, and with all of the amenities you could possibly need within a basic apartment then this is the place for you. Some of the other reviews of this place seem... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2008

We stayed at the Residence after reading the reviews, and were a bit worried. We needn't have been, it was clean, recently renovated, with a dishwasher, microwave, big fridge, two rings, plenty of crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. Comfy sofa bed. What more do you want? It was 2 mins from the Ski bus stop and the "Chamonix Sud" pedestrian... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2007

I stayed at the Meava Riviere with my girlfriend in April 2007 for 8 days of skiing. We booked through Expedia and only paid 33GPB per night. The apartments were very basic, but included a fridge, small hob, and lots of cooking/eating utensils. The worst thing was the old ("dog") blankets for the bed, although you did get clean sheets.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2006

It's clearly been a while since I went two star self catering: On arriving at 1pm we are told by our Neilson rep that Reception, and therefore our rooms, are not available until after 5pm. When we are finally able to check in we find that self catering accomodation does not provide towels, the kitchen equipment doesn't include a kettle... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2004

Beautiful wooden rustic lodgings that was perfect for my wife and 4 children. cozy feel, yet spacious. in the morning, we sat on the terrace and just admired the stunning views of the aquille du midi. great location, and easy accessibility.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2003

A group of four of us stayed at the Orion Appartments, in March 2003 as part of a ski trip to Chamonix. The appartments themselves were adequate, if a little sparse on luxury and the staff displayed a willingness to offer average customer services. However, having paid the extortionate fee of 40 euros in cash to have our flat cleaned... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2003

If your looking for somewhere cheap, and don't expect a lot for your money then Orion is probably the right place. However be warned of the 'cleaning' requirement. You either clean the apartement to their standards - which you won't find out until you have left - or they charge you E40. Alternativly you pay E40 and they clean it... More

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Address: 187 Promenade Marie Paradis, 74400 Chamonix, France (Formerly Maeva Residence)
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Chamonix
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pierre & Vacances Residence La Riviere 3*
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Maeva Residence La Riviere Hotel Chamonix

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