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266 route du Morzay Plan Droit, 74660 Vallorcine, Chamonix France
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#1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Vallorcine
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The Guest House is a true home away from home and a wonderful place to stay throughout the seasons. You can choose to stay 3 different ways: Fully catered, B&B or self catered. Our flexible date policy allows you to reserve individual rooms or the entire chalet for short stays, weekends, weeks and longer stays. Located at the high end of Chamonix in the picturesque Vallorcine valley the chalet offers 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms sleeping up to 9 guests. Year round the outstanding views, beautiful gardens, woodlands and mountain streams offers you the perfect setting to enjoy, relax and unwind... Your situation couldn't be more idyllic. Welcome to The Guest House & Ski Lodge. Steve and Helen with Family
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
Ski school
Books, DVDs, music for children
Full body massage
BBQ facilities
Street parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Skiing
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Massage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
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Non-smoking rooms
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Hidden Gem
Languages Spoken
English, French, Swedish
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Louise Zelia wrote a review Oct 2020
Annemasse, France2 contributions
We have stayed four times at the Guest House and we return each year for a number of reasons: Helen's hospitality, the cozy atmosphere, the copious and social breakfast, stunning view of the Vallorcine valley, comfortable private rooms, and Helen's local knowledge of hikes and restaurants. You can a number of fabulous day hikes from the front door. Park your car at the beginning of your stay and leave it parked til the end!
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Keith wrote a review Jun 2020
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My apologies for my late review; the world has gone crazy since February. Back in early February my friend Matt and I stayed with Helen, Steve, and their boys for just over a week of beautiful skiing and sight seeing. We arrived in Vallorcine via the train and Helen was there to meet us with a big smile! The house is a short walk from the train station that connects all of the skiing destinations. Helen knew we were flying into France and that we had lots of baggage and skis. So out of the kindness of her heart, she picked us up. The house is so cozy and comfortable! Extremely clean and tidy! There is a small grocer down the road perfect for making dinners in the common area. Helen and Steve know EVERYTHING about the surrounding area and we were quickly able to plan out our trip with their assistance. They gave us free train passes that allowed us to get off at any stop. The breakfast spread that Helen prepares is unreal! Matt and I came to the general consensus that the owners and their sons are more than just hosts, they are our friends, and we cannot wait to see them and Chamonix again!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Richard S wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom4 contributions9 helpful votes
It had been a few years since a few of us had skied Chamonix. We knew Steve and Helen from great holidays of yesteryear, but had not stayed at the guest house that they'd bought after we were last in the area. Our rose-tinted expectations were high and nothing disappointed. The impressive chalet is just north of the Chamonix valley, very close to the new chairlift at Vallorcine. This lift opens up the Le Balme Le Tour & Vallorcine ski area tremendously. But my friends and I were there to ski the Grands Montets for 3 days straight; and other than snow, what you need for that is sound sleep, a good breakfast and some help/advice with the local amenities (ski hire, restaurants etc.) Tick, tick, tick. It was great fun and Helen, Steve and their boys helped make that possible. Highly recommended. One tip...they have off-street parking for guest cars, but do bring some good boots for the short walk up to the chalet in winter.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Masala Tea wrote a review Dec 2019
Hong Kong, China168 contributions53 helpful votes
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We arrived in a snow storm and Helen, the lovely host and owner, picked us up from the train station. The Guest House is around 10 mins walk from the station. Vallorcine is a lovely small town away from the crowds at Chamonix and a bit higher up so we get a lot more snow there. The place is a very lovely chalet with all the needed modern facilities. Although it is snowing heavily outside, inside it is nice and warm and cosy. It is lovingly quiet at night. Absolutely peaceful and tranquilizing for us who are living in the city. Our bathroom window is next to the woods. Helen and Steve are wonderful people. very helpful and friendly but not intruding or commercial sounding. They know how to make the guests’ stay relax and comfortable. Commuting to Chamonix is easy and the train ride is picturesque. Perfect for any kind of holidays. I give this place 10 out of 10.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Clinton C (South Africa) wrote a review Oct 2019
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa4 contributions2 helpful votes
I arrived unannounced without a booking. I knocked on the big front wooden door to be met by a somewhat surprised host, Helen, who graciously listened to my story and fortunately had a room available at such short notice. I was quickly made to feel at home in a spacious and tastefully decorated bedroom. It was the perfect base to explore the Chamonix Valley and a trailhead from which I spent happy days on various walks surrounded by remarkable beauty. Thank you to Helen for her warm hospitality and insightful pointers on where the best walks are to be found.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from theguesthousecham, Owner at The Guest House
Responded Oct 23, 2019
Dear Clinton, It was an absolute pleasure having you stay. I thoroughly enjoyed our chats and feel I now know a bit more about life in South Africa, your home country. We look forward to seeing you next time you're in the neighbourhood. There are lots more hiking to do..... Until then Take Care. See you. Helen and Family
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PRICE RANGE
$94 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
FranceAuvergne-Rhône-AlpesHaute-SavoieChamonixVallorcine
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to The Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Lac Blanc (3.7 miles), Les Grands Montets (3.5 miles), and VerticAlp Emosson (4.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Guest House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Su's Cuisine, Le Café Comptoir, and Aux Dix Vins.
Is The Guest House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Vallorcine.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Swedish.
Are there any historical sites close to The Guest House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Pont de la Bâtiaz (5.7 miles), Mithraeum (8.4 miles), and Caldarium (8.5 miles).
Does The Guest House have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.