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“A cheap alternative to Chamonix, which can be very expensive.”
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Chalet les Frenes
Ranked #9 of 29 Chamonix B&B and Inns
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“A cheap alternative to Chamonix, which can be very expensive.”
Reviewed March 5, 2009

You get what you pay for with this chalet, the rooms are basic and clean, breakfast is good and conviniently timed.

The only problem I had with this chalet is that it's a 10-15 minute walk to the bus stop and when carrying skis and boots, it can be tyring, but you get what you pay for. The chalet is quite some distance form Chamonix and there are a couple of resteraunts nearby and a hotel, if you can't be bothered going into Chamonix, which we couldn't due to the logistics involved and returning bus times not being convinient.

But the skiing is good, Chamonix itself is very expensive, so this is a good alternative if you can cope with the walk. I would reccomend this place but would stress the walk to the bus stop and waiting may put some off.

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Additional Information about Chalet les Frenes

Property: Chalet les Frenes
Address: 637 route de Vers le Nant, 74400, Chamonix, France
Location: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Chamonix
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Chamonix
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Chalet les Frenes 1*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Free breakfast, bike hire and jacuzzi. A typical alpine chalet offering an economic alternative to costly hotels and catered chalets. The chalet is set in the corner of an alpine meadow and looks up at the mont blanc massif and it's glaciers. There are 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a terrace and huge garden for you to enjoy. ... more   less 
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