With a dream location on the slopes, ultra-comfortable rooms and suites, equipped with service worthy of a palace, attention in abundance, a huge unmissable table with 5 restaurants, party with Piaf, brand partner, one of the newest additions to the LOV hotel group, Les Airelles Val has become d’Isère is the most memorable place in the Savoyard resort.
Skiing is preferred at the top, with access to 300 km of slopes, the largest ski area in Europe, but also relaxation and luxury within the Guerlain Spa of 1200 square meters, the five-star hotel promises a certain idea of quality living in the mountains and family pampering Entire facility with dedicated facilities and activities for children and teens.
360 degree luxury at an altitude of more than 1800m.
Hotel Ambiance: French style chateau service revival
Past the revolving door, a large fire crackles in the fireplace, macaroons, pastries, sweets and hot drinks arranged on a beautiful buffet welcoming visitors.
The heart of the establishment beats with the vigor of those who run and bring this well-curated establishment to life and create an atmosphere befitting the finest of establishments.
Golden keys, precious doorman, gold mines of information on site, reception staff smiling, waiters in Savoyard uniforms, charming and old, managing luggage, also with a wide smile.
Etienne Petitpez, the director is present, as host, philanthropist, conductor of this luxurious and very dynamic hive.
The team is young, and fully prepared to make the stay pleasant and memorable in this grand hotel of 10,500 square meters which is the size of the Crillon Hotel in Paris, with a capacity of only 41 rooms.
The service here is attentive, considerate, and without unnecessary frills.
The rooms and suites are in the heart of the village and face the mountain
The rooms, apartments and balconies often overlook the snow-capped peaks of the Alps or the snow-capped rooftops of the village. Thanks to its frontline location, the mountain all around forms a natural backdrop in the cozy cocoon that the Foundation has managed to create while retaining some elements of the old label. The interior decoration and design was by Christoph Tollmer, who collected more than 1,200 paintings, engravings and other objects to create a fresh, family home atmosphere.
The cupboards and furniture are solid wood and the thick wood floors match the soft beds and the bathrooms, bright, are fitted as shower rooms, inviting to luxury, with a bath built in shower for some.
Everything has been thought of to make life in the mountains easier, from hand cream to ultra-nourishing beeswax lipstick to toothbrush selection from top Swiss brands, to Guerlain colognes with delicately scented bath salts. .
Delicacy also in the cupboards that offer sticky reels of stuffed animals, fashion racks with the house crest, sheer comfort with a choice of pillows that promise a night more than comfort and a minibar including alcoholic beverages and selected products inviting you to take your time quietly in the room.
A selection of good tables in unique settings
Relais that transforms into Piaf at night
Five restaurants now make up the Les Airelles gastronomic offer with a brand new address for lunch, Relais, in the heart of the Manchet Valley, facing the slopes of Santons and the Shoulder of Charvet to enjoy a salad of baby sprouts. Spinach flavored with truffle oil and grated Parmesan cheese as an appetizer, and prime rib steak and hash browns chosen as a signature dish.
Installed on a mountain-facing terrace in the chalet that houses Piaf, in collaboration with the Paris Society team, the Relais has been transformed into a restaurant at nightfall, offering a completely different menu with champagne in abundance and transformed into a nightclub at nightfall. The volume gets louder and the live singers turn on their microphones to make the whole room dance.
Bar Rouge for appetizers and dinner afterwards at Matsuhisa, led by Nobu
A quieter and calmer atmosphere in the Rouge bar where signature cocktails created by Amélie are inspired by Guerlain fragrances such as Angélique Noire, Rossa or even Mandarine Basilic, flowery, colorful, addictive. Dinner can follow at Matsuhisa Japanese Restaurant which leads Nobu whose menu has Peruvian and Japanese influences. After Saint-Tropez, at the Château de la Messardière, the Japanese chef makes people discover his legendary Alpine dishes, such as wagyu de toro with caviar and yuzu sauce, Rolls Royce of sushi, amberjack jalapeño, black cod, and miso of black cod. Or Chilean-style sea bass and umami, beef fillet with teriyaki sauce and wasabi peppers, accompanied by Chablis from Moreau-Naudet or an assortment of cocoas bottled to Nobu or exotic cocktails recommended by Eleni, who runs the restaurant with a deft hand in a silk glove. .
Fondue and raclette at the legendary La Grande Ourse restaurant in Val d’Isère
And for traditional Savoyard fondue and raclette, there is no better way to go and sample them at Grande d’Ors, the historic restaurant in Val d’Isère next door to the hotel. Pictures of the regulars and other dignitaries who sat here.
The fondue and raclette are accompanied by a red wine, Fougeux by Philippe Grisard, made from an endemic grape variety, black Persian, or a white wine from the same house, Chignin Bergeron, Dénivelé 175, from the Roussanne grape variety.
The meats and cheeses come from La Ferme de l’Adroit. The bread is crispy and made by Patrick Chevaleau (Meilleur Ouvrier de France 1994).
The tablecloths are white, the carpet is Scottish, the table is good, the atmosphere is fun with a boy band roaming from table to table playing funky rock, the place is legendary.
And always lulu inside out, morning, noon and night too
Terrace of 800 sqm, very popular at the foot of the slopes, which transforms into a dance floor in the afternoon, menu with Mediterranean and Italian influences, coming from Piedmont and Lombardy, designed by Chef Benoit d’Arguier, all in a flowery, ambiance A rustic cocoon that overflows to perfection, the Parisian institution gathers, as in Paris, the right ingredients to make Loulou Val d’Isère, a new place, this time in the heart of the Alps – this one.
Menu: Black truffle pizza, Vitello tonnato, Sorrentina gnocchi, Piedmont veal piccata with lemon from the menu or tagliatelle with black truffle to make a sampling of the mouthwatering menu, accompanied by an exquisite and generous dessert buffet for lunch or dinner washed down with an impressive selection of Savoie wines, Alsace, Bordeaux or house cocktails inspired by the mountains.
Skate on foot, every shos
Ultimate luxury in the mountains, ski and snowboard rentals are available at the hotel with direct access to the slopes by lift.
In a spacious room, very well equipped, and organized by Bernard Ursel, the equipment is new, the service is impeccable, the choice of artistic clothing and the fixtures very attractive!
The adjoining room offers afternoon tea with pastries, cakes and sweets and energy bars with tea, coffee, hot chocolate and fresh fruit juice. ideal!
Guerlain Spa and targeted treatments with amazing results
Guerlain’s temple to beauty and well-being spreads over 1,200 square meters and offers a relaxing spa in ocher colors with a beautiful hammam, spacious sauna and jacuzzi, a real 20-meter pool, a bar and a relaxation room that invites you to linger. relaxation. But above all, the spa offers a complete menu of treatments resulting from Guerlain’s expertise and range of effective beauty products and creams that are targeted, precise and effective.
Aurélie’s custom-made facial treatment is stunning: Following a stress-relieving massage and stretching protocol, skin is cleansed, treated, shaped, and lifted with gently gliding pressures, punctuated with resting breaks with the use of serums and masks from the Orchidée Impériale range, and bee balms. Post-treatment, the face relaxes, its features brighten and the complexion brightens like a boost of radiance that lasts.
Truly amazing and more relaxing than a body massage!
Winter camp and youth room, lounges, places and activities for the family
A cinema to be customized, a game room for teens, filled with multi-colored sweets, the latest video games, soccer and pinball, billiards with a karaoke floor for dancing, decorated with a Chesterfield sofa, neon lights, electric guitars, real motorcycles and street art graffiti, the youth room has Something to keep rebellious teens busy.
Another room, the winter camp, is for the little ones who also benefit from a pool in a real secret cave, near the spa pool. Families are pampered as well inside the hotel as they are outside with dog sledding, snowmobiling, paragliding, snowshoeing or even snow diving!
And of course, 300 km of downhill skiing is at your fingertips.