Just returned from a week in Chalet Cascades in Courcheval 1650 with Ski Total. It was just excellent. I cant thank the staff enough. The rooms were great, really good size, quiet and we had a fantastic view of the valley from our balcony.
Meals were good standard, wine was surprisingly quafable and the chalet team couldn't have been more attentive. Location is excellent, just opposite the escalators for the lift system and next door to some of the best bars. Even so, it was surprisingly quiet inside.
We had two children with us aged 9 and 10 and they loved it. They especilliy liked having their meal at 5.30 on their own without any boring adults, then snuck up to the lounge on the thuird floor for the rest of the evening.
There were very few negative points and anything we raised with the staff was delat with immediately. The lift is a bit slow and there is a desparate lack of hanging pegs in the rooms and bathrooms.
Recommendations: ESF was not a good choice for our kids as the "English Speaking Instructors" is something of an exageration. We tried New generation for a private lesson and the kids really enjoyed it. They also have a great "boot lab" that fixed my aged Salomon boots for £5 when the ski shop told me to throw them in the bin. Thaks guys.
The Wild Bar next to the Signal lift has Illy coffee, which is just the best.
All in all, a magical trip and many thanks to Clem and his team at Ski Total.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in the very centre of Courchevel 1650, with the main gondola just across the street and convenient for all the resort’s amenities, the Cascades has been extensively refurbished over recent seasons, and this winter sees the addition of a brand new lounge on the top floor, together with five new valley-facing bedrooms. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Cascades Hotel Courchevel