Hotel La Farandole   Les Deux Alpes , France 3 Stars

This superb four star hotel is built in traditional wood and stone style, located just a short distance from the resort centre and 300m from Diable Cable Car.

  • 300m from Diable Cable Car
  • Comfortable & spacious rooms
  • Indoor Swimming pool
  • Daily delivery of English newspapers
  • Package Summary
  • Half board
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  • Holiday Ref: 21967N
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

Hotel La Farandole

Features

  • Terrace/Balcony
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Half board

The hotel is South facing with a large terrace giving amazing views over the glaciers of the Ecrins National Park.

Rooms

South Twin Room - Twin room - bathroom, separate toilet, balcony & plasma screen TV.
Junior Suite - 4 pax - 2 adjoining bedrooms with either 4 single beds or 1 double bed and 2 singles, bathroom with separate toilet & balcony.
Great North Triple Room - Room (22 m²) - 3 single beds (Italian style), bathroom and WC.
North Double Room - Room with double bed, bathroom with toilet.
South Duplex Suite - 4/5 pax - South facing lounge with 1 single bed, 1 pull out bed and 1 fold out bed with 2 single beds on mezzanine, bathroom, shower room, 2 WC & balcony.

Hotel Facilites

• Facing the national park "Les Ecrins".
• Offers premium facilities such as steam room, indoor pool, sauna, fitness room, Jacuzzi and solarium.
• All rooms are spacious and comfortable suites - the majority are South facing with balconies and sun loungers.
• Each room has a bathroom, hair dryer, bathrobes, satellite television and a telephone.
• The "Balcon de l'Alpe" opens in the evenings and specialises in regional and traditional cuisine.
• Indoor/covered parking (at extra charge), outdoor parking free of charge.
• A lounge with piano bar and fireplace.
• Daily delivery of newspapers in English.
• Half Board included (buffet style breakfast and 5 course evening mea with winel).

Les Deux Alpes Resort Info

Les Deux Alpes skiing

Les Deux Alpes is a very popular resort with the Brits. It boasts the largest glacier in Europe (at 3568m)allowing for year round skiing. The biggest attraction for boarders and freestyle skiers, and those that like a bit of pro spotting, is the world class snowpark found at the Jandri mid-station during the winter, and up on the glacier during the summer. Beginners and intermediates are well catered for with some nice motorway pistes, although there is only one easy run back down to resort which is sometimes shut when snow is thin on the ground. Advanced skiers should head to the La Fee area for testing black runs and to nearby La Grave for some of the best off-piste around.

Les Deux Alpes ski resort

The resort itself is quite large and spread out, meaning it lacks that "village like" alpine charm. However, it does have a very good range of shops and restaurants, plus varied and lively nightlife. For non skiers, the hamlet of Venosc with its craft shops and cute eateries is walkable when there's not too much snow, or can be reached by cable car. Childcare is very good, so families are welcomed, but there is a lot of traffic in town, which may put some off.

Overall, a lively resort and very popular with the young freestyle crowd and their followers, with La Grave and the glacier particular pluses and Grenoble Airport only 90 minutes away.

More Les Deux Alpes resort information

Les Deux Alpes Snow & Weather


Snow Report - 09 Dec 2016
Last snowed 25-Nov-2016
Fresh snow10 cm
Upper slopes120 cm
Pistes
Piste stateGood
Runs to resortClosed
Off piste snowLimited
CommentsThe best conditions can be found on the upper slopes
Lifts open24
Lifts total48

Snow Overview - France  (snow news updated 09-Dec-2016)

Thursday the 8th of December was a good early season day in for both of France’s mountain ranges. The best conditions are undoubtedly around the Southern Alps, which benefited most from the second dump of the season that occurred towards the end of November. Resorts like Serre Chevalier (0/145cm) (opened today), Montgenevre (70/180cm), Vars (25/110cm) and Isola 2000 (30/100cm) have slope in good condition, though off-piste is variable and certainly not fresh. Great skiing also on offer in Tignes (40/140cm) and Val d’Isere (5/140cm), as well as Val Thorens (60/135cm). It’s a hot day all over France, so don’t forget your sun cream, a bottle of water and a couple of bananas to keep you going.

European Weather Outlook

It’s been dry and sunny for most of Europe recently, and this looks set to continue for the foreseeable future. Austria and Eastern Europe could see some snow over the next week but it will be mostly dry. It’s a similar story in the Pyrenees, where sunshine is set to dominate.


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