8 Reasons to Consider Courmayeur for a Ski Holiday

 
  • No-one knows Courmayeur like we do, with a 27 year history in this resort, we provide a service that is second to none
  • The food is amazing on and off the mountain – great value restaurants and a good choice of B&B hotels that leave you free to make the most of eating out
  • Charming compact pedestrianised village centre with some great bars, stylish boutiques and now some trendy nightclubs as well
  • Varied skiing with something for all levels with beautiful scenery and Mont Blanc as a backdrop
  • Great lift served off piste, some excellent itineraries, easy access to the renowned Vallee Blanche run or the more challenging Toula glacier from the Monte Bianco cable car and affordable heliskiing ranging from flattering to extreme
  • Short transfers from three different international airports.
  • Leave your equipment on the mountain and ski to and from the shop door– no need to carry a thing!
  • Overall great value Italian resort that is one of our absolute favourites
  • Village altitude: 1210m
  • Top lift altitude: 2755m
  • Transfer times:
    Geneva 1hr30m
    Turin 1hr30m
    Milan Malpensa 2hrs15m

The Best Accommodation in Courmayeur

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Grand Hotel Royal e Golf

Grand Hotel Royal e Golf

Definitely a 5* location right on the Via Roma but possibly only a 4* superior over all in our eyes. This large hotel has Courmayeur’s après-ski, boutique shops and gastronomic restaurants right on the doorstep along the charming pedestrian zone. There is a very large and comfortable bar and lounge area, as well as an outdoor heated pool and spa (restrictions apply)

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Hotel Villa Novecento

Hotel Villa Novecento

The Romantik Hotel Villa Novecento is beautifully furnished in a style that dates back to its routes as a noble alpine villa in the 1900’s. With a classic alpine boutique chalet feel it is located on the edge of town 5 minutes walk to the Via Roma. There is a small wellness centre to relax muscles and unwind.

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Hotel Jumeaux

Hotel Jumeaux

You can’t beat the Jumeaux for its location. The hotel is right by the main cable car and a few minutes walk from the pedestrian zone of the Via Roma for Cormayeur’s après ski, gourmet dining and shopping scene. Officially a 4*, we would only rate this as a 3* hotel. Rooms are split between the main hotel and separate annexe.

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Auberge de La Maison

Auberge de La Maison

A special place in the hamlet of Entreves just outside Courmayeur where Alessandra Garin and her team provide 5* service in an intimate and welcoming atmosphere to the back drop of a crackling fireplace. The Auberge de la Maison gives you the opportunity to experience Courmayeur from the intimacy of a traditionally styled chalet where each of the 33 rooms and suites are individually furnished. They run a great shuttle service to get you around. This is one our personal favourites.

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Pavillon

Pavillon

Well located close to the main cable car and a short stroll to the centre of town. You will be very well looked after by theTruchet family. The half-board is good and there is a very pleasant ‘old school’ bar as well as an indoor swimming pool (restrictions apply). Rooms are comfortable, clean and spacious – some with mezzanine levels, so great for families.

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Gran Baita

Gran Baita

A traditional alpine style hotel on the edge of the town, around 7 minutes walk to the start of the Via Roma and with complimentary shuttle services to the convenient Dolonne gondola. Rooms are spacious, light and comfortable with various options to upgrade. Lovely indoor/outdoor pool and generous spa area (supplements apply).

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Au Coeur des Neiges

Au Coeur des Neiges

Very unique to Courmayeur is this amazing complex of individual petit chalets in a range of sizes most with their own log fire. There is also a main building and reception with some suite rooms where optional breakfast can be taken. Very tastefully and individually designed by a local architect, you will feel at home in these sumptuous surroundings. There is a gorgeous indoor pool and fantastic spa area for guests’ use (restrictions apply). Right by the main cable car.

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Cresta de Duc

Cresta et Duc

The Cresta et Duc offers a contemporary alpine style, ideally located just a short walk from the ski lifts and town centre. Facilities include a cosy bar area, a modern style breakfast room and restaurant for guests taking the half-board option. The hotel has a small wellness area with a jacuzzi, Turkish steam bath and sauna.

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Residence Checrouit

Residence Checrouit

Owner-run and close to the main cable car and a little further to the boutique shops and cafes of the Via Roma. 15 self-catered apartments ranging from studios to superior apartments sleeping up to 5 all uniquely furnished with local woods and crafts. The Residence has a small coffee bar perfect for a fresh morning croissant and cappuccino.

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Hotel Meuble Laurent

Hotel Meuble Laurent

Another great location and friendly family team in Camilla and Clara. Cosy and homely, furnished in traditional Aosta valley style with lots of local artifacts decorating the communal areas, hallways and intimate little lounge. Breakfast is a simple fare, nothing too much to spoil an appetite for where Courmayeur excels all others; an incredible mountain lunch!

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Hotel Courmayeur

Hotel Courmayeur

Family run hotel in a superb location right on the pedestrianised Via Roma. One of the few 3*’s in Courmayeur that is run on a half board basis so you can sample regional and Italian cuisine in the traditional restaurant and relax in the nice bar and lounge area.

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Triolet

Triolet

Skiers location! One of the closest B&B’s to the cable car and a short walk to the pedestrianised Via Roma. A simply furnished hotel with a cosy reading room, a small bar and a Finnish sauna.

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Centrale

Centrale

As the name suggests the Centrale enjoys a great location in the heart of the village making it an ideal B&B base to explore the resorts excellent bars, restuarants and shops. There is a nice in house bar and some triple and quad rooms available.

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Croux

Croux

This family run hotel is in a convenient position close to the pedestrian zone. The rooms are simply furnished and there is a cosy lounge and bar area as well as a Turkish bath and sauna.

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Maison St Jean

Maison St Jean

Family run by Aldo and Paola, this Alpine style hotel is only a few minutes walk to the main cable car and the pedestrian zone of Via Roma and, unusually for a 3*, has an indoor swimming pool, Turkish steambath and sauna (supplements apply). There is a simple half board option as well as the excellent a la carte Aria restaurant with one of Courmayeur's best wine lists!

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Bouton D'Or

Bouton D'Or

The Hotel Bouton d’ Or is one of our most popular hotels in Courmayeur and our favourite 3* - its about the people and the breakfast although the rooms are lovely too. Run by the wonderful Patrizia and Andrea for whom nothing is too much trouble it has a great family atmosphere and truly 5 star service. You also won’t find a better breakfast in any other 3 star hotel - they even make their own jam! There is a lounge and bar area with log fire and a sauna available on request.

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Svizzero

Svizzero

Gorgeous chalet style hotel, with rich artistic and traditional Alpine styling. There is always a welcoming fire roaring in the cosy bar and seating area. A real range of room types that are unique and tastefully decorated with some great family rooms and even a lovely separate self catering chalet apartment next door. There is a lovely spa area with an outdoor Jacuzzi (supplement applies).

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Berthod

Berthod

A traditional, family run, centrally located hotel. Many of the rooms have been recently renovated and they have some fabulous new modern style apartments and rooms in the next door building linked by a tunnel to main hotel. Breakfast is included, as well as a groovy cave style spa with Jacuzzi and sauna.

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Le Grand Chalet

Le Grand Chalet

Residence Le Grand Chalet is a short walk from Courmayeur's pedestrian area and very convenient for the main cable car. They have a range of great value simple self-catering apartments and a wellness centre with Jacuzzi pool, Turkish bath and Finish sauna (age restrictions apply). There is a reception area with optional breakfast buffet and a popular public bar and the local supermarket is very close.

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Crampon, Courmayeur | Momentum Ski

Crampon

A charming family-run hotel with 23 en suite rooms on a quiet side street but very close to the centre of the village. Courmayeur's shops, bars and restaurants can be reached on foot in a couple of minutes. There is an attractive lounge area with characteristic fireplace and pleasant hotel bar. The hotel has its own complimentary shuttle service to the Dolonne gondola.

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Edelweiss

Edelweiss

Great central yet quiet location just off the Via Roma. The Roveyaz family will look after your every need. Officially a 2* but we think it could have 3*’s with good value ensuite rooms, from singles through to triples.

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Vieux Pommier

Vieux Pommier

The Vieux Pommier is a family run restaurant that has 11 simple rooms split between an annexe building and above the restaurant itself. Breakfast is served in the restaurant. It's a great budget option.

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Pensione Venezia

Pensione Venezia

Ideal for skiers looking for budget, centrally located, accommodation with good access to the resorts bars and restaurants. Rooms are very basic doubles, twins or triples with shared facilities (there are 2 bathrooms per floor each shared between approximately 6 rooms). A very simple continental breakfast is included.