The beautiful town of Chamonix set high in the French Alps has been a favourite tourist destination since the 19th century. As you’d expect, there are hotels, bed and breakfasts, self-catered accommodation and guesthouses galore to serve the year-round influx of visitors. Chamonix hotels cover the whole spectrum of size and price, from small one and two star venues to top-end, four and five star hotels.
The larger establishments boast the widest range of amenities, enabling you to pamper your partner with a spa break, or keep the whole family happy thanks to the on-site swimming pool…
The Grands Montets hotel features a Jacuzzi with views over Mont Blanc
In fact, many hotels in Chamonix offer special offers throughout the year to cater to specific categories of visitor. For example, couples in search of a romantic break could book a bed and breakfast and spa package from one of the many quality hotels in the town. Those after a more active holiday might like to try out a ski touring package, including the services of a specialist guide.
For families, the Chamonix area has plenty to keep young and old alike amused. There are a number of theme and adventure parks that will definitely be a hit with kids. These include:
- Chamonix leisure park
- The Merlet animal park
- Several tree-top adventure parks
Other more unusual activities include husky-walking and skijoring.
Kids enjoying the great outdoors with their four-footed friends
Of course, one of the main draws of this area is its outstanding natural beauty. The best Chamonix hotels will offer views of Mont Blanc, western Europe’s highest peak. For the best deals, it often pays to keep an eye out for special offers, which may only be available online.