Chez Bobeau 400m from ski lift
Chalet | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 20
Chez Bobeau is a beautiful chalet which sleeps up to 20 guests in 8 bedrooms that are situated over 3 floors, which have been modernly decorated but are still full of character. The chalet is in a great location, less than a 5 minute walk to the main ski lift and only a 6 minute walk to the centre of town.
The chalet benefits from a luxury 7 seater hot-tub, a games room with pool table, Wii and table football, an open log fire, WiFi and its own fully stocked bar. The chalet has a stunning and very spacious living area, where 20 people can eat and relax in comfort.
We pride ourselves on serving fantastic food - filling breakfast, afternoon tea and homemade cakes and a delicious four course evening meal with quality wines. During the summer months, we also offer the chalet on a self-catered or B&B basis.
Samoens is a hidden gem of a resort, undiscovered by many tourists and situated less than an hours drive away from Geneva airport.
|Size||Sleeps up to 20, 8 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 75 km, Nearest railway: Cluses 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms, 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (7), Cots (2), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 20|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The chalet has a fantastic dining and lounge area with a beamed ceiling and a warming open log fire, as well as a snug area with deep comfortable sofas. We also have a fully stocked bar. The games room is ideal for children with pool table, table football and a Wii. There is a large flat screen TV, i-pod docking, wireless internet, huge range of DVDs and UK satellite TV.
All the beds are dressed in cotton bedlinen and fluffy towels are provided.
On the ground floor there are 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and shower room, on the first floor two bedrooms and a bathroom and on the second floor an en suite bedroom, three bedrooms and a bathroom. Two of the bedrooms are ideal family rooms as they sleep up to 4 people.
|Further details outdoors|
At the rear of the chalet is an amazing luxury 7-seater HOT-TUB, which has 42 jets to ease your aching limbs.
In addition, there is a large south facing terrace at the front of the property, with a large barbecue, garden furniture and sun loungers and more stunning views of the Giffre valley.
We have a large professional table tennis table for your use.
The chalet is in a quiet location, set back from the road, and has space for 5 cars to park.
The chalet is fully catered during the winter season.
During summer, fully catered, B&B or self catered are all available.
The Rhone/French Alps region
The French Alps are known for being snow-sure in winter, and warm in the summer.
Chez Bobeau is only 40 minutes away from Chamonix, Annecy with it's beautiful lake is less than an hour away and Lake Geneva in Switzerland is 50 minutes by car.
Samoens is the only "historically listed" ski resort in France, due to the beauty of its medieval architecture, and it has been awarded the "Coq D'Or" prize for being one of the most beautiful villages in France It has a tranquil peaceful atmosphere unlike most ski resorts.
Samoens - together with the other villages of Morillon, Flaine, Les Carroz and Sixt - makes up the Grand Massif ski area. Samoens offers direct access to fabulous skiing, starting at 1600, and rising to 2500m, with over 265km of pistes which cater for all abilities. All of our customers receive a 10% discount at the local ski hire shop, and included in the winter price is a day of free on-piste ski guiding.
Chez Bobeau is ideally positioned right next door to Samoens' outdoor swimming pool, lakes, tennis courts and adventure climbing for children. In summer the possibilities for out-door activities are endless - hiking, biking, rafting on the Giffre river, parapenting, climbing, jet skiing and Via Ferrata!! There is a 18 hole golf course only 20 minutes away.
Samoens centre has lots of individual shops; and there are a wide variety of restaurants - many of which offer Savoyarde specialities such as raclette and fondue.
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6 Sep 2014
We stayed in the chalet as a group of 14, and found the chalet to meet our needs. It is close to the villiage centre and all of the amenities, and was well equipped. Aspects of the chalet were looki… More
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Chalet Chez Bobeau is not a new chalet but we feel that adds to it's character and charm. We always strive to keep our chalet up to date. For example, this year the chalet has beautiful new solid wood flooring in all the living areas and new tiling in some of the bathrooms to maintain a more modern and comfortable feel.
Unfortunately, you visited at the end of a long summer and there was a small amount of wear and tear to the chalet which we decided would be better to fix at the end of the season rather than disrupt your week.
Needless to say, this will all be fixed for the winter season along with other improvements which we make in the autumn.
We apologise for any inconvenience that may have been caused.
We're glad that you had a good time, regardless, and that you would recommend us to a friend.
We hope to see you back in the future to prove that our chalet and fantastic service really is worthy of all our 5 star reviews.
9 Apr 2014
"great service in a perfect location"
We spent a wonderful week at "chez Bobeau". The Chalet is ideally located, close to ski lifts, parks and the historical village center. Makes it easy for children who can do everything by fo… More
8 Apr 2014
"Fantastic for friends with families"
We have just come back from an amazing week staying at Chez Bobeau. The service was first class and food top notch - nothing was a problem and it made for a wonderfully relaxing holiday. The chalet is… More
28 Mar 2014
"Wonderful Chalet, and Wonderful Staff"
We stayed in Chalet Chez BoBeau Jan 2014, and absolutely loved the place!. This is a large chalet, which also has a small apartment downstairs where the owners live (Andy & LIz). There are 8 bedrooms… More
17 Feb 2014
"Fabulous chalet, wonderful hospitality with ideal location"
We were a group of five families with children ranging from 3 to 9 years. Liz, Andy and their wonderful team made our stay easy offering useful information, doing whatever possible to meet our needs … More
18 Jan 2014
"Stunning chalet, super location, excellent service"
20 of us, all adults, stayed in Chez Bobeau and had a fantastic time. The chalet was comfortable, well designed and spacious, with a great games room, steaming hot tub, and reasonable bar. The service… More
22 Jul 2013
"5 star base for cycling holiday"
We travel to the Alps or Pyrenees each year for the last 13 and have to say this is the best accommodation we have ever had on almost every level. Food, accommodation and hospitality were first class.… More
30 Apr 2013
"A holiday to remember"
We stayed at Chalet Bobeau over the Easter holidays. We were a little worried about booking so late in the season as we thought there wouldn't be much snow. Luckily we didn't have anything to worry about as the snow was the best I've ever experienced! We were a big group of separate families who are all friends. Liz/Andy and their hosts made it so relaxing and wonderful that we will most definitely book again. We had 6 children between us and they had an absolute ball. Liz/Andy recommended Ecole 360 and we thought they were really good. A short stroll from the chalet to the ski shop to the bubble up the mountain. Seamless, easy and helpful for families who are dealing with young kids with skis etc. Andy always ready to give lifts where he can to make life easier. The chalet is beautifully clean and comfortable and I thought the food/wine were excellent. We've been on a few ski holidays in our time and I do think that the cooking in this Chalet is up there with the best. Liz also helped us find excellent childcare so that we had time to relax with our friends knowing our kids were having their own little party in safe hands. We are still all talking about our holiday and can't wait for the next trip. I can't fault their hospitality and really feel it's value for money also.
26 Feb 2013
"Fantastic week! Fantastic wedding! Fantastic chalet!"
My fiancé and I stayed in Chez Bobeau with a large group of family and friends to spend a week skiing, having fun, eating delicious food, enjoying each other's company and - let's not forge… More
25 Feb 2013
"The Perfect Ski Holiday - Fabulous Chalet in Gorgeous Samoens"
Stayed here with 13 friends for a week this January and had a brilliant ski holiday which we would wholeheartedly recommend!
Chez Bobeau is a gorgeous chalet in a great location with fab facilities including hot-tub and Pool room. Our holiday got off to a great start as the transfer time from Geneva is less than an hour and we were greeted with delicious cakes by friendly, welcoming hosts.
The owners, Andy and Liz, know the area well and went out of their way to make our holiday extra special. Andy even took us out skiing one morning to help us get orientated and make the most of the 'massive' resort (which certainly lives up to its name). The skiing was amazing with an impressive selection of slopes suitable for all levels of skier (and boarder) and lots of potential for off-piste adventures too. For those hiring gear the shop the chalet recommends is right next to the lifts and will store your gear so no walking in ski-boots! They are also happy for you to swap equipment during your stay as needed.
The chalet has lovely comfy rooms (most ensuite), large well-appointed reception rooms and all the little extras you could ask for (including log-fire, large tv, ipod dock, wi-fi, Pool table, table-football and board games). Particularly nice touches are the 7 man hot-tub - perfect after a day on the slopes - and the honesty bar and extensive range of books available to relax with in the evenings. The food was varied, plentiful and consistently delicious and the wine (and post-dinner cheese) superb.
The chalet boasts spectacular views across the valley and is an easy 5 minute stroll from the ski-hire shop and the ski-lift in one direction and the picturesque town centre in the other.
Samoens itself is a picturesque village with an array of restaurants, cosy apres-ski bars and very impressive bakeries and sweet shops for delicious snacks.
We were very impressed with both chalet and resort and are keen to return for both further ski adventures and to experience the Alps in summer.
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