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“Comfort and superb hospitality”
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Boutique, luxury Penthouse over top two floors of this majestic building Luxurious, lounge with log fire and piste views
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146 reviews
Lounge and fireplace
Boutique, luxury Penthouse over top two floors of this majestic building
Luxurious, lounge with log fire and piste views
Dining for 16
Dining area with open fire, staircase and vaulted ceiling
Log fire
Large kitchen breakfast area with piste views
Large kitchen breakfast area with piste views
Mezzanine tv area
Games area mezzanine
Mont du Grange Bedroom 1 King size bed
Cret Beni bedroom suite with 1 king size bed plus 2 singles
Cornettes Bedroom 3 Double bed and bunks
En suite Cret Beni
Cornettes, luxury wetroom/shower
Penthouse Caribou in Winter
Penthouse Caribou, Spring
Dents du Midi
Spring view from Penthouse
Dining on the balcony
Abondance Valley
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Chalet -
5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Chatel, Abondance, Portes du Soleil, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

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Tom D
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Comfort and superb hospitality”
Reviewed April 8, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

After a delayed outgoing flight, we were greeted with a warm reception from Jacqui and Martin, and stacks of information for our ski holiday. We had four fantastic days in comfort and a beautiful surrounding. Good location for transport into Chatel or Linga too. Am struggling to think of a place that's comparable to Caribou for relaxing after skiing, whilst there are a couple of local eateries and pubs to spend a nice evening with friends or family. As an aside our homebound flight was cancelled. Jacqui was great in helping us get everything sorted.

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Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Olivia K
2 reviews
“Fantastic luxury chalet!”
Reviewed April 5, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We've just returned from a long weekend holiday to Chatel staying at Penthouse Caribou. What an incredible chalet! Beautifully decorated and immaculate, this luxury accommodation is perfect for large groups or families. The skiing resorts are a stones throw away and there are some fantastic local amenities including a patisserie, boulangerie, microbrewery, local cheesemonger and many great restaurants and bars.

The house was the perfect place to come home to after a long day on the slopes. The mezzanine area was great for relaxing and playing pool in the evenings, and the long dining table meant all 16 of us could eat together comfortably. Jacqui and Martin couldn't have been more helpful on our stay.

This was my second visit to Penthouse Caribou, and judging from the excellent holidays I have here, it won't be my last!

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Linda P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Mrs”
Reviewed March 30, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We have just returned from a fabulous week staying in Penthouse Caribou.
The accomodation is spacious and the Penthouse has amazing views from every window and balcony. It is perfect for a large group of friends or a family trip.

The ski bus stop is very close by and there are restaurants in walking distance. The chalet is very well equipped and immaculately clean. The owners are very helpful.

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joto21
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Superb Luxury accommodation”
Reviewed March 20, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We had a wonderful week seeing in the New Year. Jacqui and Martin could not have been more helpful from arranging caterers for the week, to running us up to Chatel when we missed the bus! The chalet is beautiful and exactly as the pictures show. I am very fussy and like to stay in luxury accommodation and this did not disappoint! The mezzanine above the lounge was perfect for the teenagers to play pool and chill whilst still be close enough to join in with the rest of our family. It is very well located for the bus stop to the ski lifts.We could not ski locally due to the lack of snow however Chatel was not far away and we managed to ski every day, helped by Jacqui and her knowledge of the area. We would definitely return to Penthouse Caribou.

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Liked best: The size of the rooms/open plan lounge
Liked least: The tired looking stairwells up to the property
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Laura N
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Back for more”
Reviewed March 18, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Five years and counting. The views never cease to give me the WOW factor and the location is perfect for getting into Chatel for the main ski region. Big or small groups are always made to feel welcome here...would recommend it! Amenities in the village are sufficient with a bigger supermarket a short drive up the road.

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rubysmum6...
Stokesley, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Outstanding holiday accommodation.”
Reviewed March 16, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Perfect for large group of friends/family
Excellent ski areas close by for all abilities
Near to bus stop to slopes
Terrific views from all aspects
Huge living areas with ample cosy seating
Open plan kitchen and dining areas
Upstairs pool table and tv lounge
Ski storage and heated boot room
Easy drive or transfer from Airport
Close to village restaurants and bakery/deli
Access via lift or stairs to penthouse
Really outstanding accommodation
Incredible holiday experience
Bathrooms and showers galore
Outside balcony areas
U really must stay here it's fab!

Just spent my fifth ski holiday staying with family and friends at Penthouse Caribou and it never ceases to amaze me - it is such a fantastic place for a large group. The size and space is massive yet still maintains a cosy intimacy with the central kitchen hub. Look no further this is a special find with absolutely everything you need.

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Marion F
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“Fabulous apartment, high standards consistently maintained”
Reviewed March 14, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Fantastic return trip to stay at Penthouse Caribou. It is always good to see the changes that Jacqui & Martin make to their very homely apartment. Jacqui was as helpful as ever in facilitating a great holiday

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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