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Hotel L'Aigle
Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Valmeinier
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Our third visit to L'Aigle in Valmeinier travelling with Snowcoach. The hotel could do with a spot of refurbishment here and there but it was clean, warm and comfortable, all of the staff were very helpful and welcoming and the food was excellent (thanks to Glenn the head chef). For a really enjoyable and very affordable skiing holiday the whole package is unbeatable. Well done everyone and thanks! We'll be back...

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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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1  Thank ApacheCrossfire
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SnowcoachVMR1976, Manager at Hotel L'Aigle, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Dear ApacheCrossfire,

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and share your holiday experience.

We are glad you had a great trip and look forward to welcoming you back next year.

Regards,

Snowcoach

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Reviewed March 17, 2014

I had taken a group of skiers & Snowboarders to Hotel L’Aigle Valmeinier with Snow Coach, the coach trip was as well as can be expected, we all found the hotel to be clean and comfortable. The staff are young enthusiastic efficient warm and friendly; nothing was too much trouble, the food and wine was very good and a lot of it, just what is needed at the end of a long day for 11 skiers and boarders.

The hotel is situated a couple of sets of stairs from the chair lifts, this is convenient, to all mountains, the Skiing was excellent for all levels on all three mountains.

This is my second time here; and it certainly won’t be my last.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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1  Thank PeterBuzzersmith
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SnowcoachVMR1976, Manager at Hotel L'Aigle, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Dear PeterBuzzersmith,

Thank you very much for your review!

We are glad that you had a successful ski trip with your group and of course, we would love to welcome you back next year.

Regards,

Snowcoach

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Reviewed March 14, 2014

I have travelled with Snowcoach before but this was my first visit to Valmenier and I will definitely be back. The rooms were warm, clean and comfortable. The food prepared by Head Chef Glenn was excellent, the idea of the staff serving and sharing the meal works very well and brings a great end to the day. The variety of skiing should please most skiiers. The ski exploring with Eloise was excellent and a really good way for the single traveller to meet like minded people. The trip by coach was excellent and gives real value for money.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled solo
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1  Thank Don W
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SnowcoachVMR1976, Manager at Hotel L'Aigle, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Dear Don W,

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your first visit to the Hotel L’aigle.

Thank you for your excellent review and taking the time to write it.

We look forward to welcoming you back on your next ski trip!

Regards,

Snowcoach

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Reviewed March 12, 2014

We are regular Snowcoach skiers as, although there are imperfections, they provide excellent value for money. This was our 2nd year at Hotel L'Aigle which is a "basic" hotel but more than compensated this year by an outstanding team of staff. They were all very hardworking, conscientious, friendly and helpful. We didn't meet the kitchen staff but they managed to produce very good and plentiful meals daily. There is a well run bar, après ski activities and facilities for children. The position of the Hotel within the resort is perfect being next to the main ski lifts, childrens ski school and nursery slopes. Door to door ski-ing.

Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
1  Thank chriswBucks
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SnowcoachVMR1976, Manager at Hotel L'Aigle, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Dear chriswBucks,

Thank you for your honest review. We try our best to provide excellent customer service whilst at the same time ensuring that our holidays are affordable for all.

We are happy to hear that you had a great holiday and hope that you will consider us for your next ski trip.

Regards,

Snowcoach

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Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

The hotel has all the facilities needed for a skiing holiday, from equipment hire through to evening entertainment. There is also a coach trip available from the uk, although we decided to fly to Geneva as we didn't fancy 16 hours travelling. The airport transfer took 2-3 hours however did not seem as long thanks to the friendly conversation with Ross (one of the hotel staff). The food was great (many thanks to the chefs Glen and Greg for fulfilling all our dietary needs) and all the staff couldn't be more helpful, friendly and accommodating. The hotel is also located in the ideal position, with just a 20m walk and a staircase to the ski lift area, great news for skiers wearing boots! As beginners we found that there is a wide verify of slopes and learnt a lot during our stay, improving from just a one day lesson to tackling red runs towards the end. All the staff either ski or snowboard and so can suggest runs that would suit an individuals level. Will recommend to many and probably return next year.

Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
2  Thank Matt A
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SnowcoachVMR1976, Manager at Hotel L'Aigle, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Dear Matt A,

We like to hear when our guests have had a great time and thank you for taking the time to share your experience and write a review.

We will look forward to welcoming you back next year!

Regards,

Snowcoach

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Reviewed March 10, 2014

My first time with snow coach, very good trip indeed! Hotel L'Aigle is perfectly positioned a stones throw from the lift and is basic but well presented with friendly staff. Food was superb and the staff eat and serve at the table which is a nice touch. Slopes were well managed with quick lifts. The main focus of the green runs is for skiers so if you're a snowboarder and you want green runs this is not the resort for you! Other runs we're great! We stayed on the Valmeinier 1800 side as it was a short trip so didn't cross the valley but had a great time in blazing hot sunshine. Hoping for the same next year! Thanks to the snowcoach team!

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1  Thank Andy W
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SnowcoachVMR1976, Manager at Hotel L'Aigle, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2014

Dear Andy W,

Thank you for taking the time to write a fabulous review, it is very much appreciated!

We very much look forward to welcoming you back next year.

Regards,

Snowcoach

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Reviewed March 9, 2014

We have stayed either at the Val Cenis Alpzur or L'Aigle many times. The Snowcoach ethos is brilliant whether you are travelling alone, as a family or with friends.

We have always found the staff to be helpful and friendly and, as a skiing holiday tends to be sociable, this is encouraged more so at mealtimes and with the opportunity to ski with the St Albans Ski Club for free.

The food is great and as a non-meat eater I have no complaints. Wine is lovely and free whilst you remain at the table and up until the cheese board.

Apres ski was enjoyed by all, I think on our latest trip everybody gelled well especially at the quiz night.


The value for money is excellent, you get what you pay for .

Will no doubt go again but I hope the coach will have been cleaned by then! (the standard of the coach was pointed out by another passenger, we travelled home with the same coach and there had been no attempt to clean it even though it had been back to the UK). I would advise that you take your own pillows and light blanket. we also joined at London but had to travel back up to Watford and then to Thurrock before the crossing, this meant additional unnecessary travel time, if we'd known would have joined at Watford as it was shorter.

But well done L'Aigle season 13/14 - the team was fantastic.

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  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with family
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1  Thank LittleDUDEfromWales
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SnowcoachVMR1976, Manager at Hotel L'Aigle, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2014

Dear LittleDUDEfromWales,

Thank you for your fantastic review!

We love to hear when our guests have had a great time and appreciate you sharing your experience.

Your comments regarding the coach have been passed onto our drivers to ensure extra attention is given to the cleanliness of the coach on both legs of the journey. Please accept our apologies for the standard you experienced on your journey.

We hope that you will consider us again for your next ski holiday.

Regards,

Snowcoach

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Additional Information about Hotel L'Aigle

Address: Valmeinier 1800, 73450 Valmeinier, France
Location: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Savoie > Valmeinier
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Ski-In / Ski-Out Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Valmeinier
Price Range: $124 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel L'Aigle 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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