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Refuge de Miage

1276 route des Contamines, 74170, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Stopped here on the penultimate day of our TMB hike. The location in the valley with the Glacier Miage above is fantastic. It is so tranquil and isolated from everything. A great pit stop if you are heading up to the Col De Tricot and you need to gather your energies prior to the very steep climb, or as a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We decided to walk frm Champel to Refuge de Miage. It was a hefty,steep climbing walk in 30 degrees so by time we got to the refuge we were hungry and above all thirsty. Needless to say we were very disappointed to find all free tables were "reserved"! We managed to scramble together some chairs and when asked waitress for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This Refuge was a sight for sore eyes after hiking a long up and down TMB morning from Chamonix on the way to Les Contamines. The massive lawn for outdoor seating nestled in a valley under snow capped mountains was breathtaking. The blueberry tart was heavenly, so good it inspired me to try a tart at each refuge we hit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We went hiking to the Refuge de Miage, it is beautiful view there, with the snow cap. We did not stay at the refuge, but we had a stopover for dessert and coffee. The choice for tarte is either framboises or myrtilles. It was a pleasant stop. The lunch menu looks great; there were guests having fondue or charcuterie.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed in a room rather than a dorm. It was not heated but we slept warmly. The buildings were delightful and the setting is stunning. The hosts were helpful and kind, and the food was yum. Bread, jam, butter, coffee, tea and cocoa for breakfast, and a huge spread for dinner served family style, omelette, salad, bread, cheese, tarts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Going over the Col du Tricot, you can see it below. Looks so close, but after the knee jarring descent, you are finally there. The girl that checked us in knew enough English to be helpful. She showed us where our beds were. The beds in the hostel rooms are mattresses right next to one another so quite tight. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here the first night of our TMB trek from Chamonix to Courmeyeur with our 8 and 10-year old. Had one of the chalets all to ourselves. Hot showers, excellent food (green salad, fresh bread, egg-loaf and heavenly Beaufort cheese from the pastured cows outside) and clean, comfortable beds. The kids loved it!

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We chose the alternative TMB route for the first day and decided to end it earlier than Les Contamines, and Refuge de Miage seemed a very nice option - after a grueling descent from Col de Tricot. We were put in quite a large dormitory - around 12 people on two bunk beds, but the sleep was trouble free. On... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I stayed here last summer while hiking the tour du Mont Blanc. While most people go straight to Les Contamines from Chamonix or Les Houches, this little detour allowed for a shorter first day. I highly recommend this for the first night. The Refuge de Miage is in a little valley which can only be described as paradise, with snowcapped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We got to Miage on a rainy day while hiking the TMB. Because of the rain we didn't get to enjoy the outside seating area which looks very nice. The dorms are simple, a few mattresses one next to the other. The dorm was almost empty (us two, and two more people), but I think it will not feel very... More 

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