I booked this trip last minute having received my 3 months old baby's passport only 9 days before departure.
I booked Chalet Monique through Ski Olympic (SO) and travelled with my wife, baby and mother in law and father in law. The only reason i booked through them was because they had a Sunday departure and there was no affordable availability elsewhere leaving on the Saturday. I was glad i found them!
SO head office was very helpful and ran through all the necessary issues i would have to think about travelling with a 3 month old. The chalet staff and chef (Sorrel, Grace, Hannah and Dan) really made this holiday special and went out of their way to make the guests feel special. We were also fortunate that the other 18 guests we shared the chalet with were good fun and thoroughly sociable.
The free bar from 16:30 to 21:30 saved us a fortune - we spent €45 on three vin chauds and a large beer in the Manali Hotel when we first arrived .... error!
I love the skiing in Courchevel but you have to be careful when on the slopes. Booking through SO at the Monique meant we only had to pay for lunch but if you know where to go (Bel Air, Chenus, Verdons snack bar (with British DJ) then you won't pay through the roof.
I would definitely book through SO again but would wait for another last minute deal so i pay 40% less than brochure price and keep my fingers crossed the staff are as wonderful as this year.
ps apologies to all 48 people on the transfer coach when my son dropped his guts he's only 3 months old.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Chalet Monique has been extensively re-furbished in order for it to join the Parc Alpin in our Gold Collection series. New furniture and fittings are in place and the chalet now boasts flat screen TVs in all rooms as well as a superb outdoor hot tub to relax in with a glass of wine after a hard day on the slopes and take in the magnificent views.There is a four course evening meal with a selection of fine wines along with cooked breakfast and afternoon tea. The Bottomless Cookie Jar, which became very popular in Parc Alpin last season, is also available in Chalet Monique. Fluffy bathrobes and towels as well as slippers are also provided to make your stay extra special.Chalet Monique is blessed not only with a fantastic location close to the heart of Courchevel 1650, but also has a level of quality and comfort that persuades many guests to return year after year. ... more less