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 - 27 Mar 2015
Last snowed 27-Mar-2015
Fresh snow4 cm
Lower slopes76 cm
Upper slopes170 cm
Pistes
Piste stateFresh
Runs to resortSpring snow
Off piste snowVaried
CommentsFresh snow on upper slopes
Lifts open19
Lifts total19

Snow Overview - France  (snow news updated 29-Mar-2015)

Thursday 26th March was a mostly cloudy day across the French Alps, with the best chance of brightness for the southern resorts. Elsewhere some light snow fell overnight, with the most being on the upper slopes as the milder air led to a wintry mix falling lower down. For the best sunny skies on Thursday, the southern Alps and resorts such as Isola 2000 (125/175cm) and Foux d’Allos (46/157cm) provided the best bet. Some new snow was recorded here earlier this week, leading to some good ski conditions across the mountain. Expect some slushier conditions lower down and the odd bare patch as the recent warm weather has reduced the snow depth somewhat. Thick clouds were covering the Portes du Soleil on Thursday, with resorts such as Avoriaz (120/270cm), Chatel (65/165cm) and Morzine (25/110cm) remaining socked in. Some light dustings of snow were recorded at these resorts, but the tricky visibility led to some difficult skiing conditions. Resorts with the very highest slopes were fortunate to see sunshine, but only above around 2,800m. For example, the Pic Blanc above Alpe d’Huez (78/170cm) was bathed in sunshine, as was the Roche de Mio above La Plagne (15/155cm). Sunnier skies are forecast for Friday, but don’t expect brilliant blue skies as the clouds are not far away. These are set to return on Saturday and are set to bring 15-40cm of snow on Sunday with a freezing level of around 1,800m.

European Weather Outlook

The Alps are currently in a very unsettled spell of weather, with rain, snow and sun all being seen in the past few days. This is expected to continue over the weekend, with the best chance of brightness in the eastern and southern Alps on Saturday. More snow is expected for the northern Alps on Sunday/Monday, with between 20 and 50cm forecast across a wide area and possibly more in some favoured spots in Austria. Watch out as the freezing level is set to rise to between 1500-2000m, so rain may fall lower down. Mostly sunny and settled weather is forecast for the Pyrenees, with some prolonged spells of warm sunshine expected over the weekend. Temperatures are set to rise slightly above freezing at mid-mountain level, but will rise further next week – potentially hitting double digits on Tuesday. Unsettled weather is forecast for Bulgaria, with snow expected on the upper slopes of all featured resorts. Some big totals of more than 50cm can be expected, but sadly lower down rain is likely to fall. Following a sunny Friday, more snow is forecast for Scandinavia over the weekend, potentially bringing a further 10-20cm to go with Thursday’s snowfall. Western Norway in particular is looking very snowy next week. Snow is also in the forecast for Scotland, with snowfall likely every day heading into next week. The heaviest falls are set for the west coast but the east will not miss out either, hopefully bringing enough snow to reopen Glenshee and The Lecht.


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