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La Grande et La Petite Ourse | Chalets de Levy, 74340 Samoens, France
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Absolute Alpine
Ranked #1 of 7 Samoens B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I spent a lovely week in August at Sam and Steve chalet in samoens. The chalet is located in a short walk to the centre of beautiful village of Samoens. Our room had stunning views across the valley and we spent time watching the para gliders zig-zagging across the sky. The chalet was always clean and tidy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a great week at La Grande Ourse at te beginning of July. Our booking request wasn't entirely straightforward but Sam was very easy going and made the booking process very personal and easy. We had the catered option so breakfast was provided every morning,items for us to put together our packed lunches and a wonderful 3 course evening meal... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What a pleasure to deal with Absolute Alpine! Wonderfully professional in every aspect. The Chalet (we had La Roche, including the apartment) was great. So often luxury chalets probably were once, but now they are tired. Not here. Well appointed, well maintained, tastefully decorated, slick and span. Good sized rooms and spacious throughout. A very short walk to the shops... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

La Petite Ourse is a very fine small and modern alpine chalet just a few minutes walk from the centre of Samoens. The location is superb. It is clean, and all home comforts are to hand: all the kitchen equipment you need (if you are self catering), plus TV, Wii, DVD etc. The bedrooms are a good size, with a... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I’ve just returned from the family holiday of a lifetime in Samoens, France, the freshest most picturesque part of the French Alps (the French proudly describe it as one of their monuments historiques). I took a family group of ten to enjoy the penultimate week of the ski season, which is the best of both worlds: skiing in the morning,... More

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AbsoluteAlpine, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We're so glad that you had such a lovely family holiday with us. It was a pleasure looking after your group and it's always exciting to see new skiers (and boarders) experiencing the joys of a ski holiday alongside the 'seasoned pros'. We're also very pleased that you all got to appreciate the benefits of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Four of us stayed in La Petit Ourse last week and we had the most fantastic time. This was our first foray into a catered chalet having always rented a chalet privately before and we were not disappointed. The apartment is spacious and well appointed, and had everything we wanted. The team at Absolute Alpine are brilliant and nothing was... More

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AbsoluteAlpine, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for such a thorough review. It was a real pleasure having you all to stay in the Petite Ourse. It's nice to see that the Absolute Alpine team effort in making everything hassle free worked a treat. One thing that did surprise me with your review was the universally positive response to the honesty bar... From memory, the... More

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26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Seven smiles at the end of a super week’s skiing (and snowboarding) marked another excellent holiday with Absolute Alpine. Having previously stayed in the Grande and Petite Ourse our smaller group this year meant that Chalet La Roche was the perfect size. The chalet is spacious, modern and chic, with a beautiful view across the valley, and only a short... More

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AbsoluteAlpine, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It was lovely to welcome your group back to Samoens and we're happy that we managed to deliver another great holiday in the changed setting of Chalet La Roche. We were really pleased that you chose us to celebrate your wedding anniversary with and equally chuffed that you liked the cake... More

Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed in La Petite Ourse. The service was outstanding through the whole week. Everyone in the staff was always very helpful and nothing was too complicated. The chalet was perfect for our family of 2 adults and 2 children. The hot tub was a tremendous success with the children. The food was absolutely fabulous. We had a big breakfast... More

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AbsoluteAlpine, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Hi Johan - thanks for your review! Wow! 'A perfect week' - that's certainly what we aim for with every guest who comes through our door and it's wonderful that we delivered! It was a real pleasure to meet you and your lovely family and a delightful having you to stay. We very much look forward to seeing you all... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed with Steve and Sam at La Grand Ourse for half-term week 2014 as part of a group of 13 including five children aged 9 to 14. We have been skiing together since 2008, and we all agreed that this was one of the best chalet experiences that we have had. From booking with Sam, through to dealing with... More

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AbsoluteAlpine, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed having your group to stay with us and are really pleased that you had such a great holiday. With the games room a new addition to the Grande Ourse this year, it was brilliant to see it getting so much use and being the source of so much fun (and friendly... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed in the apartment la Roche on a catered basis. This is a little lower down the hill than the main properties run by the company. We have stayed 3 times in Samoëns, and so far this is our best experience. The basics: the apartment is comfortable, clean, warm and big enough for 4 people in the 2 bedrooms.... More

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AbsoluteAlpine, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Hi Simon - thanks so much for your review. Feedback is always appreciated and we're hugely grateful that you took so much time to write such a comprehensive response! We're really pleased that you had such a fantastic time with us. As you mention, our aim is to make every holiday special and we like to accommodate all requests where... More

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Address: La Grande et La Petite Ourse | Chalets de Levy, 74340 Samoens, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Grand Massif > Samoens
Number of rooms: 7

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