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Hotel La Chaumiere

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#28 of 74 Hotels in Chamonix
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just back from 4 nights here. You are left with 2 endearing memories. 1) all the staff are friendly and welcoming. From the hotel reception, to the bar/restaurant staff, you feel like you've been welcomed into their home. 2) breakfast and dinner were excellent. Good quality ingredients fused to create local, authentic and rustic dishes. All our plates were returned...

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the hotel with a number of friends for a weeks mountaineering. The hotel were very accommodating and flexible as our plans and itinerary changed during the week. The rooms are clean and the showers are great and the beds are comfortable.The food is excellent with a set menu option which changes every day. The breakfast is varied...

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Have used the Chaumiere before, stayed here in June on an Alpine climbing course, excellent location just outside Chamonix town centre, warm friendly staff who were very helpful, very clean and comfortable rooms, breakfast and evening meal excellent with a variety of foods, also has a drying room and a left luggage store which was useful when travelling in and...

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Reviewed August 25, 2016

We spent several nights at the Chaumiere and were really comfortable here. The personnel was very kind and helpful. We asked for a quiet room and got one with views to the garden and the Brevent and Flegere peaks. Nice views. You can even get better mountain views if you ask for a view to the Mont-Blanc, the Aiguille du...

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chaumierelodge, Receptionist at Hotel La Chaumiere, responded to this review

Dear Goodclient, thank you for your review. May I respectfully add we have TVs in the lobby and the bar which you are welcome to use. We do not feel we need TVs in the rooms as the majority of our clients are very sports orientated, in the mountain all day, and do not use them. We appreciate the mention...

Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here during the beginning and end of my TMB trek. I sprained my ankle before the trip and the staff was able to book an appointment for me at the local hospital before I took off on my hike. When I came back, they remembered who I was and asked about my ankle. Kat and the rest of...

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chaumierelodge, Receptionist at Hotel La Chaumiere, responded to this review

Dear Namethatjane, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are a small team in a family run hotel and we are so happy you had such a good time with us! Hope your ankle is doing better, we wish you a prompt healing :) Don't hesitate to get back in touch if you ever visit Chamonix again! La...

Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Very good price/quality for chamonix. Very friendly people. Very clean rooms, and quite large for the price. Quite noisy though: railway nearby and minimal isolation between rooms. Dinner is not expensive, so don't expect top french cuisine. The bar and lobby are very nice for a short stay, but not the cosiest place if you want to spend more time....

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chaumierelodge, Reception at Hotel La Chaumiere, responded to this review

Hello Edouard G, thank you for your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay in La Chaumière, and that you have such positive things to say about the cleanliness, our reasonable prices, the team, etc. You are right, we do not do traditional French Cuisine, we are more inspired by a mix of French, Italian, Swedish and other influences,...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Not sure why this hotel has such high ratings. Front rooms are quite noisy as there is a train and a busy road that run right in front of it. Rooms are neat and clean but tiny and we could not stand up in half of the room due to large log that ran though it. Staff are indeed friendly...

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chaumierelodge, Reception at Hotel La Chaumiere, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we value all constructive input. If you allow us, we would like to respectfully reply to the points you make. The front rooms can be noisy: it is true that there is a train track going past the hotel. However luckily the train does not run between 10 pm and 6 am. Our clients find...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We found this place right outside of Chamonix. There is a bus service back into town or you can walk back via the little road towards the back of the hotel. The staff is super helpful. The rooms are small but clean and efficient with shower/ bathroom . Ours had a little balcony with a view of the mountains. We...

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chaumierelodge, Reception at Hotel La Chaumiere, responded to this review

Hello MsSnicker, Thank you for your lovely review. We are indeed very lucky to be so close to town by foot (10 to 15 minutes max), by train (3 to 4 minutes every hour in the daytime) and bus (3 to 4 minutes every half an hour). Unfortunately we can't help being near a road, but for future reference, do...

Kingston, New York
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Rooms are small, but clean. Staff is amazingly helpful. Breakfast buffet is fantastic! We even stayed for their prix-fixe dinner one night and it was also first rate and reasonably priced. It is outside of Chamonix, but only a 15 minute walk to downtown. I definitely recommend.

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chaumierelodge, Receptionist at Hotel La Chaumiere, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We take pride in keeping our rooms lovely and clean for our guests. We have also been renovating the rooms a few at a time at inter-season for the last couple of years, so the whole place is always improving step by step. We are happy that you enjoyed the breakfast, and even more happy...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Staff were super friendly and helpful with everything we needed. Breakfast was wonderful, even included soymilk! We had some problems with the payment at first (made through booking.com), but the communication in dealing with the matter was stellar. We had a great stay here.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mountain Lodge is a real mountain home offering a unique fusion of Scandinavian simplicity and functionality mixed with charming alpine style.La Chaumière is in an enviable location, within walking distance of the main shopping street, in the old town centre of Chamonix Mont-Blanc and just a stone's throw from the train and bus stop. When you stay at La Chaumière you are literally steps away from some of the world's finest mountaineering, skiing and hiking. ... more   less 

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Address: 322 route des Gaillands, 74400, Chamonix, France
Location: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Chamonix
Price Range: $91 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel La Chaumiere 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Rooms at the rear are quiet, however the view at the front is superb...!”
 of 5 bubbles moorep12, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a garden view if you prefer a quiet room”
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 of 5 bubbles Goodclient, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the front have great views and are next to the road and train.”
 of 5 bubbles VentaVie, Mar 27, 2016 | Read review
“Best views also mean you face the road - its not that noisy!”
 of 5 bubbles R5-man, Jan 25, 2016 | Read review
“back rooms are quieter, get a rail pass and eat a good breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles agcy, Sep 29, 2015 | Read review
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