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Residence Les Balcons de Val Thorens

Rue des Balcons, 73440 Val Thorens, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We come since several years to Les Balcons, and the welcome is always very warm. Once arrived we have everything within arm reach. Direct access to the ski slopes, the ski-shop, the swimming-pool, the cosy supermarket and the fantastic bar-restaurant where Carine is the perfect host. No reason to go elsewhere

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

VERY POOR, TIRED & EXCEPTIONALLY SMALL ROOMS! DO NOT STAY HERE. unless last resort.Booked Crystal ski catered chalet option party of 6. chalet 3 rooms 4,5&6. Rooms are very very small no space to move. very run down. catering / chalet hosts were poor - appalling worst food & hygene ever experienced. you can ski out of the apartment via... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotell was OK, a little run down in places. The dishwasher did not function properly, the lighting in the apartment was pretty poor. However the Spa was on the other hand absolutely worth it which made the stay really pleasant. Ski out possibilites but not so easy to ski in as the last bit of slope was far too... More 

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Europe
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came with a very large party and were dissatisfied with the service we received - They knew when our very large group was arriving and still made us wait outside in the cold for 2 hours because reception was closed from 12-3pm - Upon arrival the rooms were dirty and looked like they had barely been cleaned after the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Positives - The location is excellent, genuine ski in ski out. The 'campus' is good with a bakery, shop and a few restaurants Negatives - Very very cramped, disgusting bedding provided, was dirty when we arrived, didn't have enough keys for our party, mouldy shower room Would be good if it had a bit of a renovation but wouldn't recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The apartments are the biggest I have stayed in in Val Thoren (we stayed in 614 capacity 4-6 people) it made such a difference. One member of our party broke their ankle on the first day and had to have an operation. The receptionists were the most helpful people I have ever met and organised all logistics with a smile!... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Let it be said: Les Balcons is not a luxury establishment, but it's not as bad as some reviews would have it. The standard is average but it's a functional place, close to the slopes (almost ski in/ski out), and with a Sherpa supermarket conveniently located on the premises. Our travel agency advertised Les Balcons as 3-star, which I would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

11 of us stayed in Chalet Poire in Les Balcons and had a great week. The chalet was much better than we were expecting it to be and the rooms were a decent size. I don't understand the negative reviews - if you want luxury, you need to pay more! But this was actually better than basic. Our chalet-host Phil... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Just home from a week skiing in Val Thorens which was great but the accommodation in Les Balcons was poor. Advertised as 4star but definitely it is not, I always book 4* so this was a real disappointment. We had a 5 person apartment but luckily only 3 of us were staying there, if there was 5 of us it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a Crystal operated apartment. It was comfortable enough and handy for all the facilities. You can actually ski in and out though thr last bit above the chalets is a bit of a battlefield late afternoon. Wifi coverage and system not very reliable and spa /pool area a bit busy. Apart from that OK

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