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Chris-Tal Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   242 Avenue des Alpages, 74310 Les Houches, France
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Ranked #6 of 13 hotels in Les Houches
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic hotel, fantastic location, fantastic amenities. Florent, the owner/manager was superb, friendly, helpful & very accommodating. He knows the area very well, having grown up here and gave us really useful information. The hotel is so beautiful, typical Savoyard style, lots of wooden features. The room was very clean, had cosy wooden panels on the walls, electric shutters on all... More

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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

A comfortable room with a wonderful view. Very clean. A pleasant bar area with log fire, nice little swimming pool. Would definitely recommend. Usual sparse Continental buffet breakfast but that's normal. Otherwise very happy with our stay there and would not hesitate to recommend. We are not skiers and were only in the area to visit family who live in... More

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Cambridge U.K.
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

We only booked for one night via one of the last minute etc websites. Even before we arrived we had a message on our phone to tell us how to get in and get our key if we had a late arrival. It was a very welcoming hotel, with an open fire and obviously popular with skiers. The room was... More

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Moscow, Russia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This hotel manages to stay cosy and really friendly though it is not that small. There are 40 rooms, a ski room, a bar and a restaurant, a swimming pool and a sauna. Yet the hotel staff create such a lovely atmosphere that you start to believe that this is your home, your living room with a fire-place, your kitchen... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I just returned from a ski trip to Les Houches and stayed in Chris-Tal hotel. The hotel is family run and a typical hotel of the region. You will see the family around the hotel and having their meals near the bar. When we arrived at around 12 midday there was no one at reception, we waited several minutes and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We needed a good-value hotel over a weekend in the Chamonix area for a family of 4 (incl. 2 young children), and found the Chris-Tal. We had a very pleasant stay in the family suite (recommended as it looks up to the ski hill), which has both a main and separate bedroom. Service was pleasant and friendly, and overall comfort... More

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Alford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two weeks over new year, family of six. Great service from Flo, the charismatic French owner and his team. Flo went beyond the call of duty to help with various ailments and mishaps making our stay a pleasure. Pool and sauna are great after a days skiing, bar with wood fire and restaurant ideal. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Hotel Crystal. It is in a great location with a great nursery slope a 3 minute walk away. Also, it is 20m from a ski hire shop which is next to a bus stop with buses every half hour to the ski slopes. In the Hotel, there is a bar, good restaurant, a small swimming... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Great location for different hiking routes and other sport facilities (golf, via ferrata). The hotel offered peaceful nights to rest. The breakfast in Chris-Tal was multiple and good but during long stay it would be vary a little.There are also some restaurants in Les Houches and we ranked as the best restaurant St Antoine with delicious menus and Bordeaux wines... More

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9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I went with a friend for a late season ski weekend. The price was very low when compared to other available hotels from Chamonix to Merebel. The room was comfortable, big enough for two for the long weekend. The restaurant is tasty and the menu similar to many local restaurants. Good wine list. Great cheap, "local" wines. The owner was... More

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Address: 242 Avenue des Alpages, 74310 Les Houches, France
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Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Les Houches
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Chris-Tal Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Swimming Pool
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Situated in the authentic village of Les Houches, in the heart of the Chamonix valley, and only 6km away from the centre of Chamonix itself, the Hotel CHRIS-TAL is – and has been for generations – a business based on family tradition. Nowadays, Florent Gherold and his team will give you a warm welcome at the hotel, and will ensure that you have wonderful and relaxing break.Free wifi acces, indoor swimming-pool, Restaurant, Sauna, Game room, loung-bar. ... more   less 
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