We booked to stay at the Hotel Geneys, as a fairly last minute ski package holiday. We were swayed by the number of reports on Trip Advisor about how friendly the hotel is - and we would agree that the whole team was very friendly and welcoming indeed. We were also attracted by the large and comfortable lounge area, which meant that there was plenty of space to sit and socialise after dinner. I would also say that the breakfast provision was excellent. Rooms were basic, but kept very clean and there was plenty of storage space for ski luggage.
However - a few points to beware of which may not appeal to everyone:
- the hotel is down a narrow lane, which our bus could not access. This meant that we had to drag our luggage uphill about 400 metres from the public bus stop through snow. Several guests complained about this and the hotel did help by transporting the luggage in the mini-van in the return journey.
- the hotel is more than 2 minutes to the public bus stop (downhill there/ uphill on the return) - 400 metres with skis etc is quite a way.
- there was entertainment organised every evening after dinner, which sometimes went on very late and was audible from our room on the second floor.
- entertainment on New Year's Eve involved a scantily clad young lady wiggling her tattooed bottom around the dining tables - rather inappropriate given the number of children!
Finally - a couple of things to be aware of for Bardonecchia (not related to the hotel) - you can only buy a one or 2 day ski pass at Campo Smith. 3+ day passes need to be bought in town. And - make time to go and ski at Jafferau - the slopes were so quiet, it was like having your own private ski resort - and beautiful!
- Also Known As:
- Des Geneys Splendid Bardonecchia
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