The Folie Douce Hotel

Overview

Located in the famous Palace of Chamonix – formerly known as the Grand Savoy Palace – the hotel looks over the heart of the town with everything you need right on your doorstep. It’s ski-in, ski-out, and the Savoy lift is only metres away so you’ll be up in the Brévent-Flégère ski area in no time at all.

Should you wish to enjoy a small snack or a 3 course meal, La Folie Douce Hotel offers 3 outstanding restaurants:

  • La Petite Cuisine - an array of alpine, Savoyard and Italian food
  • La Fruitiere - traditional French gourmet restaurant
  • Le Kiosque - delicious street food

After a wonderful day on the slopes why not meet at the hotels apres ski bar where you will be entertained by DJ's, dancers, singers and musicians who will keep you dancing from 5.00-8.00pm.

The cocktail bar will take you through a journey of flavours and is definitely not to be missed!

Children from 4 to 12 years old will be able to have an unforgettable experience in the Folie Kids Club.  They can enjoy many indoor and outdoor activities designed for their entertainment from ski lessons to movie nights and mountain excursions.

At the Spa Douceur Folle you can enjoy a heated outdoor pool nestled in the shadow of Mont Blanc.  If swimming isn't your thing, you can take it easy in the tranquil Spa or grab a yoga mat and join the yoga class. 

Layout

The hotel has split its accommodation into two different types:

  • Access (budget) hotel with 107 rooms affordable for any groups, students or individuals (with double rooms and friends rooms with bunk beds)
  • Premium (4 star hotel) with 141 rooms from standard rooms to high quality suites 

All the accommodation types include:

  • WiFi access
  • Heating with temperature control
  • International wall sockets and USB
  • Television
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer (in premium room only)
  • Pets not accepted

What's included

Prices are based on bed & breakfast with transfers from Geneva - prefer half board, this can be offered at a supplement.

Other facilities within the hotel:

  • A Kids Club open from 8am to 9pm for 4 to 12 year old kids
  • Outdoor (55 spaces) and underground (100 spaces) car park
  • Ski room with lockers and heated boot rack 

Other services available

  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage

Extras to consider

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights or other transport arrangements

Discounts available

  • Prefer to self-drive

Back to Chamonix

See other accommodations

  • capacity 2

    3 star Standard bedroom

    Rooms with one double bed or 2 single beds, separated toilets and bathroom with shower. 18m²

    All rooms are accessible by elevator and have the following facilities: free wireless, lockers, satellite TV and telephone


  • capacity 2

    4 star Standard bedroom

    Standard 4 star single or double bedroom including;

    • Wifi access included
    • Heating with
      temperature control
    • International wall
      sockets + USB
    • Television 
    • Safe
    • Hair dryer (in premium
      room only)
    • Pets not accepted


  • capacity 3

    4 star Superior bedroom

    26m²- 2 to 3 people including:

    • Wifi access included
    • Heating with
      temperature control
    • International wall
      sockets + USB
    • Television 
    • Safe
    • Hair dryer (in premium
      room only)
    • Pets not accepted


  • capacity 4

    4 star Family Room

    28-35m² - 2 adults and 2 children

    • Wifi access included
    • Heating with
      temperature control
    • International wall
      sockets + USB
    • Television 
    • Safe
    • Hair dryer (in premium
      room only)
    • Pets not accepted


  • capacity 4

    3* Friends bedroom

    Rooms with 3 bunk beds and a single bed, separated toilets , bathroom with shower . 18m²

    All rooms are accessible by elevator and have the following facilities: free wireless, lockers, satellite TV and telephone


  • capacity 6

    3* Family bedroom

    Standard room interconnecting with friends rooms. 36m²

    All rooms are accessible by elevator and have the following facilities: free wireless, lockers, satellite TV telephone


There are currently no available rooms for this accomodation. Please contact us for an enquiry.
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What we like

  • Brand new, fully refurbished hotel for Winter 18/19.
  • Lively après bars and live entertainment daily.
  • Three onsite restaurants, including a street-food stall on the terrace.
  • Outdoor pool and extensive spa area

Arrival day

  • Arrival day is a Saturday
  • Check in time is from 3.00pm
  • Check out time is by 11.00am

Distance to the nearest resort

  •  Less than a minute's walk to the resort centre 

Getting there

  • Geneva airport: 102km -1h10
  • Lyon airport: 220km -2h10
  • Bellegarde train station : 116km –1h20
  • Annecy train station : 102km -1h10

At a glance

  • Prices are based on B&B accommodation
  • Full WiFi access
  • Outdoor and underground car parking available
  • Doorstep skiing
  • Spa and wellness facilities
  • Tourist tax payable locally

For the youngsters

  • A multi activity club for children

Accommodation facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Full Spa
  • Games Room

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