Chalet Oliver   La Rosière 1850 , France 3 Stars

Our view: Comfortable large chalet, with large terrace off the dining room. Great for enjoying the late afternoon sunshine!

Chalet hotel Oliver is a popular chalethotel well located in resort.

  • Sleeps 44
  • Well located
  • Huge south facing terrace
  • Comfortable lounge areas
  • Free Wifi
  • Package Summary
  • Catered chalet
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  • Holiday Ref: 6580
Booking information: Prices are per person and based on 2 sharing unless otherwise indicated. Room and flight supplements may apply. Special offers and ski deals are subject to availability and may sell out at any time. Terms & Conditions

Chalet Oliver

Features

  • Sleeps 44
  • 19 Bathrooms
  • Terrace/Balcony
  • Parking
  • Catered chalet

Clad in traditional stone and wood, Chalet hotel Oliver has been finished to a very high standard and is dressed with locally crafted furniture and fittings.The long dining room tables and comfortable lounge areas help create a relaxed and friendly atmosphere enjoyed by guests and staff alike, while the large terrace off the dining room is the perfect place to enjoy the late afternoon sun. Chalet hotel Oliver is located at the entrance to the village, around 300 metres from the centre and a further 200 metres from the ski lifts, though it is possible to ski almost to the back door. As an added bonus, Oliver is equipped with a lift that serves all floors and indoor parking. Please contact the office to book a spot. Suitable for groups of any size and already a firm favourite, early booking is certainly recommended. Almost all of the rooms have en-suite or private facilities.

Chalet Layout

7 Doubles

13 Twins

1 Family Room

Four rooms can take an extra bed

Two twins and two doubles share bathrooms

La Rosière 1850 Resort Info

La Rosière skiing

La Rosière is lift linked with the italian resort of La Thuileand has a great snow record. The two resorts, although unlikely stablemates, form a substantial ski area with plenty of long wide runs to please intermediates. La Rosière also provides a useful gateway to some exciting heli-skiing over in Italy, enabling locals and ski holiday makers in France (where heli-skiing is banned) to heli-ski in Italy to their hearts' content (bookable through the Evolution 2 ski school), before returning to France's Tarentaise Valley. The combined area has 33 lifts and 135km of pistes.

The main draw back for those wanting to ski the Italian side is that the lift link is a long pomma lift and not suitable for beginners, young children or snowboarders not proficient in riding long pommas.

La Rosière ski resort

La Rosière, although purpose built, is a gem of quintisential alpine charm. There isn't a great deal to do off snow, although visitors are happy enough whiling away the evenings in the relaxed bars and restaurants (the Petit Danoise is popular and offers sky tv sports coverage plus internet access)  The locals are friendly and the prices are cheaper than most other tarentaise resorts. 

More La Rosière 1850 resort information

La Rosière 1850 Snow & Weather


Snow Report - 03 Mar 2015
Last snowed 02-Mar-2015
Fresh snow10 cm
Lower slopes110 cm
Upper slopes160 cm
Pistes
Piste statePowder
Runs to resortPacked
Off piste snowVaried
CommentsThe best conditions can be found on the upper slopes
Lifts open16
Lifts total19

Snow Overview - France  (snow news updated 03-Mar-2015)

Some good new snowfall was recorded at altitude in France on Monday morning, but below around 1,800m, rain was falling. This has resulted in some heavy piste conditions, but with temperatures dropping and new snow in the forecast some of the damage will be repaired. Around 20cm of new snow was recorded at many resorts, although only above around 2,000m owing to the mild temperatures in place across the French Alps. The Argentiere (20/220cm) and Chamonix (20/220cm) Valley was one of these places, with some good falls of powder recorded on the upper slopes. The resort runs were unfortunately not in great condition owing to the rain. Flaine (65/230cm) also saw 20cm of new snow on the upper slopes, which is forecast to increase during the day on Monday and into the rest of the week. The Pyrenees were experiencing even milder conditions, with temperature above freezing even on the highest slopes. As a result the pistes are soft at resorts such as Cauterets (360/500cm), but with the huge snow base, there is little worry of bare patches showing through! The outlook is again a snowy one, with snow expected to fall until Thursday. The totals are expected to be lower than recently, but temperatures are set to drop so what does fall will be more powdery and should fall to all levels. A welcome return to sunny skies is currently set for Friday which is great news if you’re heading out this weekend.

European Weather Outlook

The heavy snow falling across the Alps on Monday is set to slowly taper off during the night into Tuesday, especially in France and western Switzerland. But lighter snow is set to fall for much of the week, potentially adding a further 20-30cm to what was falling on Monday, including in the south towards Italy. Temperatures are set to fall away throughout the week and by Thursday the freezing level may reach as low as sea level. Sunshine is currently forecast to make a welcome return on Friday, but Austria may cling on to a few snow clouds into the start of the weekend. The mild air is set to clear through the Pyrenees during Tuesday night, dropping the freezing level to around 1,000m. This should be accompanied by some nice falls of snow of between 10 and 20cm. A sunny spell of weather is then expected to begin on Thursday and last into the weekend, with temperatures set to rise above freezing once more. Settled weather is expected for Bulgaria until Thursday, before more snowclouds sweep in across the country. Initially rain may fall on the lower slopes, but by Sunday around 20cm can be expected on the upper slopes, with perhaps 10cm lower down as the freezing level drops off. A nice settled spell of weather is forecast for Scandinavia, with sunshine in the forecast for both Norway and Sweden. The skies won’t be clear all the time as patches of clouds are set to drift in from time to time, but nothing more than a dusting of snow is expected. Snow is set to continue to fall across Scotland until Tuesday before potentially the best day of the week on Wednesday. Make the most of this break in the weather as sadly a strong southwesterly flow is forecast for the end of the week and the weekend, bringing strong winds and mild temperatures.


All snow report information supplied by Ski Club of Great Britain Ski Club of Great Britain