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Hotel Les Barmes de l'Ours

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Chemin des Carats, Val d'Isere, France
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family we stayed at this hotel for the first week of January for 3/4 years in a row, 8 years ago. However we are still very familiar with it because we come to Val D'isere every year and many family friends still stay at Barmes and we frequently visit them. Positives: -SPA area is well kept and generally... More 

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Valerie_Boulenger, Directeur général at Hotel Les Barmes de l'Ours, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for taking the time to write this review about our hotel. You seem indeed very familiar to our property and we sincerely appreciate your honesty. We took seriously into consideration the negatives aspects you underlined as we are always keen to improve ourselves. As you mentioned, our rates are the most expensive ones compared to the... More 

Moscow, Russia
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Hotel was very nice, sitting next to the slopes. They have 2 restaurants (although they claim to have 3 but one is part of the other). We enjoyed all the three but definetely recommend the *Michelin one for slow and nice family dinner. The Savoyarde one is also great for fondue and raclette. The spa and swimming pool are... More 

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Valerie_Boulenger, Directeur général at Hotel Les Barmes de l'Ours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your kind message and for taking the time to write it and recommend our hotel. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our property and all the amenities we provided to you and your family during your stay among us. Looking forward to welcoming you again. Главный Менеджер Valérie Boulenger General Manager... More 

Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Rated as the best hotel in val disere , I'm not so sure...starting with the negatives , complete lack of atmosphere in the bar even with live band it just did not feel welcoming and cosy as an alpine bar should..., food at best, very average both breakfast ( think Novotel ...) and dinner, esp in the rotisserie ,lovely room... More 

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Valerie_Boulenger, Directeur général at Hotel Les Barmes de l'Ours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Thank you for taking the time to write this review following your stay in our hotel. We are deeply sorry to hear that despite all our efforts you didn’t appreciate the atmosphere of our bar. Regarding the food and beverage department , we well noted all your remarks and I transmitted them personally to the Chef.We... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I usually stay in ski-in ski-out hotels. I knew the hotel did not have ski-in/out but the staff is one the best i saw till today. Rooms are comfy enough. Great lobby and playing rooms for kids. One of the big bar lobby in Val D'isere. The rooms close the lift might be little noisy. Perfect for family vacation. 5... More 

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Valerie_Boulenger, Directeur général at Hotel Les Barmes de l'Ours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your sincere message. We are pleased to know you enjoyed your stay among us and the facilities of our hotel. I also transmitted your nice comment to our staff and they are very thankful to you. Looking forward to welcoming you and your family again, Our best regards, Valerie Boulenger General Manager Hotel les Barmes... More 

Voskresensk, Russia
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

comfortable, nice hotel, has the main diamond for random visiters is the restoran with 1 Michelin star. you can be deliver to any place of the resort by hoyel car BMW 7. Personnel is correct, Poland guy as the russian speaker at receprtion, no one at restoran. At the evening at the hall there is live music, sometimes rather nice.... More 

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Spain
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We shared a family suite at "Les Barmes" for our ski clossing weekend and it was beautiful. The most relevant thing was the service; we could find no fault with it. They knew at all times who we were and tried to anticipate every wish (and did so many times). The only thing I found fault with was the food;... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Your correspondent has just spent a skiing weekend at Les Barmes de l’Ours, Val d’Isère’s coolest luxury hotel and spa … and that’s saying something … Val is a magnet for discerning skiers, shoppers and professional chillers and the place is not short of sophistication and top-end service. At Balmes de l’Ours there is all that, supported by an amazingly... More 

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My third stay at 'Les Barmes' last week and it keeps getting better. Indeed this time it was faultless. Valerie is to be congratulated for putting together a fantastic team of staff;polite,charming, smiling, efficient, helpful. Without exception. The hotel itself is fabulous: spacious, beautiful interiors, modern 'alpine rustic' but very much with all 'mod cons'. Great spa, gym and pool.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We had dinner at the Michelin-starred restaurant of this hotel: simply amazing! the dining room is tastefully decorated with the tables far apart from one another to give the diners privacy and a sense of luxury. We had the fish dishes and the coquilles Saint-Jacques and they were all utterly delicious. Together with the 'amuse-vouches' which came with our aperitif... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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40 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We just had spent great 4 nights at the Les Barmes Valdiz. Hotel has great access to slopes (both IN and OUT) and after 10 years in operation it still keeps high standard of rooms and all other premises. What makes the hotel different to other Valdiz 5 stars is that is more quiet and relaxed, more modern luxury than... More 

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