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BlackRock Ski Lodge

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158 route des Aillouds, 74310 Les Houches, Chamonix France
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#2 of 11 Specialty lodging in Les Houches
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BlackRock Ski Lodge is a luxury catered chalet based in Les Houches. In the winter the chalet has a ski-in facility and ski out is only a 200m walk along the road with easy access to the Prarion lift. In the summer it offers a private garden with extensive deck space for alfresco dining and NEW for Summer 2018 an Intex swimming pool. It has a Jacuzzi with beautiful views of Mont Blanc, its glaciers and the whole of the Chamonix Valley. The chalet is split over 6 levels with 6 en-suite bedrooms and can cater for up to 18 people. BlackRock Ski Lodge has a large fully-fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and separate dining room. There is a comfortable bar and lounge with large screen TV and entertainment systems. There's also a second lounge with library area, open fire and a children's snug. The chalet also boasts its own sauna and laundry facilities for self-catered clients. Open year-round with concierge service available to manage events, parties, weddings and more.
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Breakfast buffet
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Peter Wood wrote a review Nov 2019
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Having stayed at BlackRock previously as a couple in winter we returned this summer for a week with the whole family, 4 generations from 6 months to 88 years! The chalet is beautiful, homely yet luxurious. The facilities are excellent, we all loved sitting outside with a glass of wine looking over the picture postcard mountain view from the back garden. The chalet has everything you need and more. Lizzy and Paul were excellent and helpful at every point. Lizzy recommended and helped us arrange a private chef and recommended some great activities locally. Unforgettable family holiday.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Olly1812 wrote a review Jul 2019
Warrenton, Virginia9 contributions4 helpful votes
Our extended family of 12 stayed here for a fabulous summer break. We ranged in age from 10 to 75 years and there was something to suit everyone. The chalet itself was designed perfectly and there was more than enough room for us all, with plenty of amenities: hot tub, pool, sun deck, BBQ, table tennis and sauna. You can hike directly from the chalet or walk into Les Houches and take the local gondola onto the mountain trails. Liz and Paul recommended some great summer activities from the ice caves in the glacier to mountain luging, paragliding, lake swimming and ropes courses. The views overlooking the Massif De Mont Blanc were stunning, especially from the hot tub, and we cannot wait to return in the winter. Chamonix in the summertime was literally a breath of fresh air! Thanks, Liz and Paul for making our week in the mountains absolutely fantastic.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Response from Lizzy M, Owner at BlackRock Ski Lodge
Responded Aug 1, 2019
Thanks Olivia, Dom, Ava and Marcus...was just lovely to see you and spend some time together. Hope to see you all again soon maybe for some skiing!!!
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midfordman wrote a review Apr 2019
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We returned to Blackrock again for our annual ski trip. Initial concerns over a later booking than normal and a lack of snow were unfounded. A dump of snow two days before our arrival ensured there was plenty to keep all skiers happy. But enough of conditions as this is a Blackrock review, not a review of the resort or snow conditions. This year saw a change of staff in a number of areas at the chalet but no change in service level. Lizzy stills manages to organise and motivate everyone (staff and guests alike!) in her inimitable school teacher style that leaves you oddly happy to have been managed. In truth it is lovely to switch the brain off and hand it all over to Blackrock. The vibe is one of family; where respect for each other is met with a high level of service, efficiency and general desire to help that leaves you with a warm glow inside, feeling cared for. The catering was to its usual very high standard and of sufficient quantity that we only made it to the cheese course twice in 7 days! The wines were excellent as usual, as were the aperitifs and canapés pre-dinner, especially the salmon croquettes with caviar; simply out of this world! This year they had a new driver who was simply amazing; a gnarly ex-marine who could kill you with a look, he was actually a true gentleman and very amiable, guiding us to the better slopes and willing to shuffle us around the resort at a moments notice (including a later pick-up from a local bar when we had consumed too many goldfish bowls of beer!) The highlight of this year was skiing the Vallee Blanche. On the agenda for the past 4 years we finally achieved it as our hosts announced on day 2 that the conditions were as good as they were likely to get. Lizzy and Paul arranged everything for us; guides, crampons, ropes, avalanche transceivers, everything was thought of and nothing too much trouble. All managed in their no-fuss way to ensure we just got on with enjoying ourselves. After a 20km ski down a glacier we really enjoyed the luxury of the twilight jacuzzi that evening, emerging like prunes just in time for aperitifs and canapés. The rooms were as comfortable as ever and the linen as crisp and luxurious as we remember from years past. Whilst we love the way we are pampered and cared for by Lizzy and the team as fully catered guests, we noted that more people are using the chalet on a self-catering basis. Whilst we have no personal experience of this the chalet is very well equipped and easy to move around and use as we learned on the one night of the week we catered for ourselves, and with a supermarket close to hand it was all very easy. So as ever I am thinking of skiing a different resort next year but know that we are very unlikely to find one with such a great service, where we are so well looked after, and offers such great value for money considering the high level of service, amenities and quality of food and accommodation. Will we try somewhere else next year? I’d like to think so but in truth I somehow doubt it. It is hard to see how anywhere else could top Blackrock. Blackrock rocks yet again. Well done guys. Five big gold stars from us!....see you next year! 😂
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Catherine wrote a review Mar 2019
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This is the second year we have had the most wonderful 10 day ski holiday at BlackRock with a number of other couples in the group. Once again the service, lodge, staff and catering were spectacular. thanks very much, Lizzy, Paul and the team.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Response from Lizzy M, Owner at BlackRock Ski Lodge
Responded Mar 14, 2019
Thanks Catherine and Rex, was lovely to have you back and hope to see you all again soon
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Will R wrote a review Feb 2019
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An absolutely fantastic chalet run by an outstanding team, making sure that all guests needs were completely taken care of. Driver available to run non skiers to nearby attractions. 5 star food, and the best Hot Tub views ever!
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Response from Lizzy M, Owner at BlackRock Ski Lodge
Responded Mar 11, 2019
Thanks Will it was great to have you all stay and hope to see you all back soon! Thanks for the video too!
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FranceAuvergne-Rhône-AlpesHaute-SavoieChamonixLes Houches
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Frequently Asked Questions about BlackRock Ski Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to BlackRock Ski Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Aiguille du Midi (4.8 miles), Escape Game Chamonix (4.8 miles), and Glacier des Bossons (3.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at BlackRock Ski Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at BlackRock Ski Lodge?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at BlackRock Ski Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to BlackRock Ski Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Wine Factory, Rond De Carotte, and La Ferme de Cupelin.
Does BlackRock Ski Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, BlackRock Ski Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to BlackRock Ski Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Maison Forte de Hautetour (3.1 miles), Chapelle des Chattrix (3.5 miles), and Plateau de la Croix (4.0 miles).
Does BlackRock Ski Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.