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228 Chemin des Aires | St Sigismond, 74300 Les Carroz-d'Araches, France
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Chalet Plein Air
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Midhurst, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I was part of a group on a photographic break with Nick Jenkins of Freespirit Images. Chris and Ness were the perfect hosts and nothing was ever too much trouble. Chris drove us everywhere and we visited valleys, waterfalls, lakes, high mountain passes and villages and he waited patiently while we looked for another wonderful view to photograph. The food... More

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

We were very pleased that Nick selected us for his Spring workshop as a follow-up to the excellent workshops held last Autumn. The good weather gave us the chance to introduce some new locations and the participants were kind enough to share some magnificent images with us. More

Douglas, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

A great place to stay, Chris and Vanessa made all the bookings for lift passes, ski lockers, lessons etc and this made a great package. You could agree a time to depart for the slopes in the mini bus to suit your own plans and the same applied on the return trip at the end of the days skiing. The... More

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

We're delighted Colin enjoyed his stay, we do pride ourselves on preparing as much as possible in advance so guests can just get on with the skiing! More

Douglas, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Couldn't have been better! Chris and Venessa are wonderful hosts, nothing is too much trouble whether and skiing were excellent . A great family holiday, our second with Manx ski would recommend this location to anyone wanting a quiet peaceful break.

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

We're always delighted to welcome back returning clients - I can't think of a better vote of confidence. And with some of our regulars clocking up their 5th visit this season, we can be truly proud of the firm friendships we've built in our 7 years offering accommodation in the Alps. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Chris and Vanessa are excellent hosts. We didn't want for anything. The chalet was gorgeous and the views were to match. They organised our ski gear, passes, lockers and transfers. All we had to do was ski and enjoy, both were done. I cannot recommend Manxski.com highly enough.

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

There's no substitute for experience; after seven years providing for chalet clients we like to think we know just what's required to ensure you enjoy your holiday to the full. Holiday time is precious so if we can smooth your way it gives us the satisfaction of a job well done. More

Peel, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The experience of staying at Chalet Plein Air requires more than 200 words, but I will try on behalf of our group of 10, Was it fantastic, extremely, was the food fit for royalty more so, did Oliver ask for more !!! . The host and hostess surpassed all expectations, nothing was too much trouble for our group, which was... More

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

we're very pleased your group enjoyed your stay so much. We pride ourselves that the chalet lends itself to groups of all types both large and small and of course the Grand Massif also has so much to offer across the experience spectrum. More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A great place to stay for skiing at 'Le Grand Massif'. The hosts are wonderful and provide excellent accommodation, food and local knowledge. They arranged everything e.g. airport transfers, ski hire, mini bus to the ski lifts, lift passes, ski gear lockers etc., which was fantastic. The evening meals were out of this world - superb food! The views from... More

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

Delighted you were so pleased with your birthday celebration - and thank you for chosing us and travelling so far! As we move into Spring it's a chance for us to vary the menus so we're pleased to hear the changes we rang in went down so well. More

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Spent last summer and this winter with Chris & Vanessa at Chalet Plein Air and couldn't praise them enough. Family loved the Alps in summer and was a pleasant surprise to us all as how beautiful the locations was. Our hosts accommodation, food and hospitality was first class and the Chalet has the added benefit of a pool for summer... More

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

It's a real pleasure for us to welcome summer guests back in the winter and vice versa. Our location works so well for us in both seasons; only a 45 minute airport transfer in the winter, and centrally placed for trips to Chamonix, Annecy and all the mountain activity centres in the summer. More

York, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Lovely holiday with very good hosts and a large spacious chalet. Great to have everything organised when you get there and Chris and Ness's local knowledge helps. Ski Lockers in village make life so much easier and gives the freedom to spend time in the village after skiing in normal footwear. We were looking for ski in-out but this is... More

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

We are very pleased to enjoy your stay - your week was a good mix and part of the pleasure of running a chalet is combining parties we hope will get on well together. Room 2 is very popular especially with parents bringing a single child. More

Douglas, Isle of Man
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Just back from a weeks stay with Chris and Ness, and cannot praise them enough. The food is on another level to that of other ski chalets I have previously visited, and nothing is too much trouble for them. The ski passes, lockers and ski hire were all sorted prior to our arrival, so we simply had to pick them... More

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

We're delighted you enjoyed your stay, particularly as this was your first time with us. The heated lockers at the telecabine come up for praise time & time again, particularly from guests who have in the past endured the discomfort of apres-ski in boots. Looking forward to seeing you again next year! More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Just back from another brilliant stay at Chalet Plein Air where Chris and Ness looked after me royally and unleashed their seemingly unboundless culinary skills at meal times! What I really like most of all is that nothing is too much trouble, and Chris organised everything for my skiing holiday - Lift passes, lessons, locker hire, boot and ski rental... More

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Chris_Callow, Owner at Chalet Plein Air, responded to this review

Skiing with the clients has to be one of the perks of this job - this reviewer was lucky enough to enjoy one of the quieter weeks of the season and we're always keen for any chance to get out on the slopes. Since then there are more skiers around but a big selling point of the Grand Massif is... More

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Address: 228 Chemin des Aires | St Sigismond, 74300 Les Carroz-d'Araches, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Grand Massif > Les Carroz-d'Araches
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Chalet Plein Air France/Haute-Savoie

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New for 2011/12! Relocation for our 5th Season in Les Carroz. Spacious owner-operated luxury chalet with swimming pool. Sleeps up to 12 in 4 generous en-suite bedrooms. Log fire and picture windows with stunning mountain panorama. Dedicated games/entertainment area with pool-table and table tennis. Outdoor Swedish hot tub. Transport provided throughout your stay. Peaceful sunny aspect. ... more   less 
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