Hotel Mercure   Val d'Isère , France 3 Stars

Ideally positioned in a central location in the heart of the vibrant resort of Val d’Isère.

  • Great standard of accommodation
  • Close to the nursery slopes
  • Atmosphere is cosy
  • Lounge area with small friendly bar
  • Package Summary
  • Half board
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  • Holiday Ref: 13926N
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 Mercure

Features

  • Terrace/Balcony
  • Half board
The Mercure offers a great standard of accommodation with all its bedrooms being newly renovated for the 02/03 winter season. Ideally positioned in a central location in the heart of the vibrant resort of Val d’Isère, close to the nursery slopes, ski school, shops, bars and restaurants. The atmosphere is cosy and the restaurant has a great reputation for its food and service. An absolute favourite and probably the best hotel in its category in Val d'Isere.

Facilities:

  • Lounge area with small friendly bar
  • 24-hour reception
  • Two restaurants
  • Lift
  • Meals: Buffet breakfast and waiter service dinner with a choice of daily menu.

    Rooms(2-3 people): Comfortable and recently renovated. Standard twin or double rooms are north facing with en-suite bathroom. Superior rooms are also available with south facing balconies. They can accommodate a third bed and offer more space with ensuite bath or shower. These rooms carry a small supplement but are worth it.

    Board Basis: Half Board.Christmas and New Year meals included. Full Board option available at a supplement

    Val d'Isère Resort Info

    Val d'isère skiing

    Val d'isère is justifiably ranked up there with the best resorts in the world. Lift linked with Tignes with which Val d'isère makes up L'Espace Killy, there are 300km of varied pistes to please everyone from beginners to pros. Expert skiers and snowboarders are particularly spoilt for choice in Val d'isère with the 1992 Olympic course, the 'Face', plenty of off-piste (remember to take a guide) and a world class snow park.

    Val d'isère ski resort

    Val d'isère has not only world class skiing but also boasts some world class après ski. The Folie Douce at the top of la Daille gondola is probably the most famous of Val d'isère's après haunts but is far from the only one. Restaurants on and off the mountain are pricey but good, which added to a good range of accommodation and lot's to do for the non-skiers makes it easy to see Val d'isère's attraction.

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    Val d'Isère Snow & Weather


    Snow Report - 22 Dec 2014
    Last snowed 20-Dec-2014
    Fresh snow2 cm
    Lower slopes20 cm
    Upper slopes40 cm
    Pistes
    Piste stateGood
    Runs to resortSoft
    Off piste snowVaried
    CommentsThe best conditions can be found on the upper slopes
    Lifts open27
    Lifts total42

    Snow Overview - France  (snow news updated 22-Dec-2014)

    Unfortunately rain was falling across much of France on Thursday 18th December. This followed some good snowfalls of up to 20cm on Wednesday, which below approximately 2,000-2,500m will have been affected by the rainfall. That being said, upper slopes will make good gains from this snowstorm, so hopefully more terrain up high should open for the coming weekend. The best conditions again remain at altitude, with glacier resorts seeing the most snowfall but more importantly snow on Thursday rather than rain. Tignes (25/40cm) saw 20cm up on the Grande Motte glacier and over the links across to Val d’Isere (10/40cm). Val Thorens (60/100cm) continues its excellent start to the season, reporting 20cm of fresh snow and owing to its high altitude it was still snowing on Thursday. Elsewhere, the situation is not looking as good. In the lower resorts, such as those in the Portes du Soleil the rain has been a big set back. The upper slopes should hold on to Wednesday’s snowfall, but the latest webcam images on Thursday suggest that at resort level much of this is already melting. As many resorts are due to open this weekend, keep an eye on resort websites for the latest opening information following Thursday’’s rainfall.

    European Weather Outlook

    The weather across Europe is set to be predominantly sunny as we move into next week. Some clouds could deliver fresh snow at the start of the weekend but this will mostly be in Andorra, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. This will not be enough to dramatically enhance the overall riding conditions but fresh snow is still a nice thing to receive. Next week will then be predominantly sunny with the freezing level rising to over 3,000m for Tuesday 23rd December before plummeting again to around 1,000m for Christmas. There is good news for Christmas too as further fresh snowfall is forecast on Christmas Day or Boxing Day at most European resorts. Norway and Sweden are forecast a different week to most of Europe though, with fresh snow predicted on most days. The Swedish resort of Salen may be the exception here though as less snow may land at this resort. The Scottish resorts should see a similarly cloudy week to the Scandinavian resorts although rain may result at times and strong winds are expected, which could affect lift operations. Fresh snowfall is forecast at times though, and Christmas visitors could be in for a great time with snow on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.


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