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Chalet des Alpes

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Chemin de la Freha 33a | Lens, Crans-Montana 1978, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from a 3 week tour of Euro, and had a great 3 night stay at Chalet des Alpes with Karen and Gary, who were very helpful and knowledgable about the area (especially good biking roads!) Food was very good, after having a long day on my motorcycle then having a very nice evening meal with a good glass... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We have just spent the most fabulous 4 days at Chalet Des Alps with Gary & Karen as the perfect hosts. The chalet is just beautiful, clean, homely and in the perfect position to enjoy the many delights of the area/region. Breakfast every morning was a great start to the day and the evening meals on option at the chalet... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We travelled for a ski holiday and chose Chalet des Alpes for its convenient location as a base to access within an hour the majority of resorts in Valais. Our stay was great and it far exceeded our expectations. Booking and confirmations were easy and timely. The hosts, Karen and Gary, were welcoming, friendly, professional and helpful. The rooms and... More

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Venice, Florida
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68 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We spent two nights here and really enjoyed it. Very comfortable rooms and ours had a deck we could sit on and enjoy the view. Gary gave us good suggestions for day trips and one drive allowed us to the Mount Blanc and the Matterhorn....really special. Winery suggestions were also good. The only downside was it is a bit away... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

After having lived in Valais on and off for over two decades, it's hard to return to the area I love so much but no longer am attached to with a home. Finding a nice hotel that wasn't over the top expensive was a challenge. Until I landed on Chalet des Alpes. I'm always skeptical of photos hotels provide on... More

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Gary T, Owner at Chalet des Alpes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your detailed review. We are sure it will inspire lots of people to visit Valais. The Bisse de Lens is only a short walk from our door. We have folders with lots of suggested walks from 2 to 6 hours and we can supply maps if required. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Chalet des Alpes is a small gem. Beautifully located, very well appointed and maintained, and with very welcoming and helpful hosts. In a quiet village, but within easy reach of Crans Montana, and an excellent centre for touring the Valais, it would be difficult to beat, and by Swiss standards it offers very good value. We spent three days there... More

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Garyt123, Owner at Chalet des Alpes, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. They are very important to us and we really appreciate your time. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We have read your other reviews and it seems the rest of your holiday went well. Best wishes for the future and hopefully we will see you again... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

My wife and I booked this B&B mainly as a base to see the European Masters golf at Crans-Montana, and was very apprehensive having never been to Switzerland before. But once we got there all our reservations were put behind us. Karen & Gary who run the B&B were great hosts and so friendly and helpful that within a few... More

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Garyt123, Owner at Chalet des Alpes, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and let other people know about your experience and stay with us. We both love this part of Switzerland. There is so much to do; everything from mountain activities (summer and winter), swimming in crystal clear lakes, beautiful golf courses, amazing walks (some starting from our door), scenic... More

Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

At the very last minute we decided to have some holidays to Switzerland. We wanted to stay at a small town with enough opportunites for walks in the mountains, for some sightseeing in cities and visiting the thermal baths. No hassling with having to arrange some shopping for breakfast and a comfortable bed. It is all there. Nice town, good... More

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Bourguillon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

This is the second time that we have stayed with Gary and Karen, both times have been fantastically relaxing experiences . The first time we went with my parents who used to run a hotel and have extremely high standards that Gary and Karen met and exceeded at every opportunity. The sitting area where we all played cards as a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

We had a lovely stay - the breakfast was great, the rooms new and clean, and Gary and Karen are accomodating hosts. It is a few kms from Crans Montana, so as skiers means getting into the car each day. However, we would definitely recommend for a quiet alternative and good quality at a lower cost to central hotels and... More

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Garyt123, Owner at Chalet des Alpes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review; Karen and I are very grateful. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us in our beautiful Chalet, away from the hustle & bustle Crans Montana. Hopefully, you will come back in the summer and enjoy some of the stunning walking and mountain bike paths that start... More

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Address: Chemin de la Freha 33a | Lens, Crans-Montana 1978, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Valais > Crans-Montana
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Hotel Class:4 star — Chalet des Alpes 4*
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