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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 February 2015

The location is great, only a steps to the charming village and a couple minutes drive to the gondola. The house is really great, well taken care of, big rooms, well designed, super kitchen. We also booked the (downstairs) adjoining apartment which together with the Chalet was perfect for our large group, there was no problem eating and drinking together,...

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Sam W, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - I'm so pleased that you had a good stay. We really enjoyed having your group and look forward to seeing you again next year! Sam

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Our family of 5 (including 1 baby) stayed a week in the apartment below chalet L Roche. We were greeted by Jamie who welcomed us and showed us around. There was a lovely welcome pack with the essentials required to tie you over until the shops open (plus some home made biscuits)! The apartment has everything you need, plus the...

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Sam W, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Hello - thank you so much for your review and I'm so pleased that you all had a good time. It's such a brilliantly located apartment (especially with a baby!) so I'm really pleased that you all had a fantastic holiday. Many thanks! Sam

Reviewed 28 January 2015

Chalet La Roche is perfectly located within walking distance of the ski slopes and the town centre. We were treated kindly throughout our stay. Not only is the chalet large, but it is beautiful and homely. The best holiday accommodation I have ever had.

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Sam W, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and I'm so pleased that your group had such a lovely week and our lovely Chalet La Roche! Many thanks, Sam

Ambleside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We've just returned from a great week at La Grande Ourse. Ingrid, Steve, Jamie and Alice looked after us really well. Breakfast, afternoon tea and evening meal's were plentiful and yummy! The chalet welcoming and furnished thoughtfully with pops of colour. It was also very clean.

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Sam W, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and I'm so pleased that you had such a fantastic stay. We'll have to come and stay at your B&B next time we're in the UK! Sam

Reviewed 19 October 2014

My girlfriend and I spent a lovely week in August at Sam and Steve chalet in samoens. The chalet is located in a short walk to the centre of beautiful village of Samoens. Our room had stunning views across the valley and we spent time watching the para gliders zig-zagging across the sky. The chalet was always clean and tidy...

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Sam W, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - I'm so pleased that you enjoyed our 2 Peaks walking holiday. We're already looking forward to our summer season this year and lots more walking with Bruno! Sam

Reviewed 5 October 2014

Enjoyed a great week at La Grande Ourse at te beginning of July. Our booking request wasn't entirely straightforward but Sam was very easy going and made the booking process very personal and easy. We had the catered option so breakfast was provided every morning,items for us to put together our packed lunches and a wonderful 3 course evening meal...

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Sam W, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and I'm so pleased that you all had such a lovely time with us. We really enjoyed having you all to stay! Sam

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2014

What a pleasure to deal with Absolute Alpine! Wonderfully professional in every aspect. The Chalet (we had La Roche, including the apartment) was great. So often luxury chalets probably were once, but now they are tired. Not here. Well appointed, well maintained, tastefully decorated, slick and span. Good sized rooms and spacious throughout. A very short walk to the shops...

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Sam W, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review - it's really kind of you and much appreciated. I'm so pleased that you had such great stay with us at Chalet La Roche and enjoyed the village and all of the fantastic activities so much! Hope to see you all again soon. Sam

Reviewed 18 August 2014

La Petite Ourse is a very fine small and modern alpine chalet just a few minutes walk from the centre of Samoens. The location is superb. It is clean, and all home comforts are to hand: all the kitchen equipment you need (if you are self catering), plus TV, Wii, DVD etc. The bedrooms are a good size, with a...

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Sam W, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review - it's very much appreciated! I'm so pleased as well that you enjoyed staying in our lovely La Petite Ourse and enjoyed the village. We love it here so it's always fantastic to share it with other people! Hope to see you all again in the future....

Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I’ve just returned from the family holiday of a lifetime in Samoens, France, the freshest most picturesque part of the French Alps (the French proudly describe it as one of their monuments historiques). I took a family group of ten to enjoy the penultimate week of the ski season, which is the best of both worlds: skiing in the morning,...

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AbsoluteAlpine, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We're so glad that you had such a lovely family holiday with us. It was a pleasure looking after your group and it's always exciting to see new skiers (and boarders) experiencing the joys of a ski holiday alongside the 'seasoned pros'. We're also very pleased that you all got to appreciate the benefits of...

Surrey
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Four of us stayed in La Petit Ourse last week and we had the most fantastic time. This was our first foray into a catered chalet having always rented a chalet privately before and we were not disappointed. The apartment is spacious and well appointed, and had everything we wanted. The team at Absolute Alpine are brilliant and nothing was...

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AbsoluteAlpine, Owner at Absolute Alpine, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for such a thorough review. It was a real pleasure having you all to stay in the Petite Ourse. It's nice to see that the Absolute Alpine team effort in making everything hassle free worked a treat. One thing that did surprise me with your review was the universally positive response to the honesty bar... From memory, the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We’re a family run, chalet company offering two luxurious fully catered chalets for ski and summer holidays in Samoens, French Alps. Our two chalets cater for groups from 4 to 21 guests.Each of our adjacent chalets have its own hot tub and plenty to entertain the whole family (UK TV, DVDs, CDs, Nintendo Wii and more). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Absolute Alpine

Address: La Grande et La Petite Ourse | Chalets de Levy, 74340 Samoens, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Grand Massif > Samoens
Number of rooms: 7
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