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Les Cybeles, Brides les Bains Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Les Cybeles, Brides les Bains

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 6 reviews

  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Residence Cybele was originally built to accommodate athletes during the 1992 Winter Olympics and has recently undergone extensive refurbishment. The residence comprises 132 apartments in a seven story building (with lift), conveniently located just 300m from the centre of town and 600m from the Olympic Gondola to Meribel.Guests have free access (via a code, obtainable from reception) to an indoor, heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna and, during reception hours, a games room with pool table, video games and pin -ball. There is a bar and restaurant in the residence with the option of half-board if required. Other useful services include a laundry, a ski equipment shop, ski lockers and paid for wi-fi internet access in reception although the apartment now has its own FREE WiFi service for your unlimited use, something not available in many other apartments in this residence. It also has both French AND ENGLISH TV installed, via Sky, again, something that isn't available in most of

Residence Cybele was originally built to accommodate athletes during the 1992 Winter Olympics and has recently undergone extensive refurbishment. The residence comprises 132 apartments in a seven story building (with lift), conveniently located just 300m from the centre of town and 600m from the Olympic Gondola to Meribel.Guests have free access (via a code, obtainable from reception) to an indoor, heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna and, during reception hours, a games room with pool table, video games and pin -ball. There is a bar and restaurant in the residence with the option of half-board if required. Other useful services include a laundry, a ski equipment shop, ski lockers and paid for wi-fi internet access in reception although the apartment now has its own FREE WiFi service for your unlimited use, something not available in many other apartments in this residence. It also has both French AND ENGLISH TV installed, via Sky, again, something that isn't available in most of the apartments in this Residence.I have access to a negotiated discount of 40% on ski hire as well as service (edge and wax for 10 euros overnight) at the Intersport shop next to the main reception at the residence and will let you know what to quote for these discounts once your booking is confirmed and paid for. This is 15% better than the available discount by booking direct with the hotel.There is access to the property, via a door to the left of reception, at all times so you can arrive as late as you like and you will always get in! Please note that end of stay cleaning is included in the prices quoted, at a cost of £50 which is passed in its entirety to a cleaning company. There is a compulsory damage deposit of £500 which may be sent by cheque but that is 100% refundable (we can destroy or return your cheque) after the apartment is checked over at the end of your stay.This is a luxuriously furnished studio apartment, measuring approximately 28m2, that sleeps four via a double sofa bed and two single bunk beds in an alcove, that was fully fitted with new furniture and appliances five years ago. There is a bathroom with WC and shower above the bath. The adjoining kitchenette is equipped with a ceramic hob, a microwave/grill, a dishwasher, a coffee maker, and the necessary crockery, cutlery and utensils. There is also a widescreen TV with analogue and satellite channels.Based in the beautiful town of Brides les Bains, with its river and bridges, it offers easy and quick access to the vast 3 Vallees skiing via either Telecabine or driving up to Meribel Centre, either way, less than 30 minutes door to door. The apartment is located 300m from the resort centre and 600m from the Olympic gondola. There is a free local bus that goes from just outside the Residence to the Olympic gondola and back in the evening or, otherwise, it's about a 10 minute walk and there are ski lockers in Meribel (at the top of the gondola) if you don't want to do this in ski boots! Staying in Brides les Bains offers you a cost-effective way of skiing the whole of the extensive 3 Vallees area and, on occasion, you can even ski all the way back! Brides-les-Bains offers access to an impressive 600km of slopes for skiers of all abilities and energy levels! The Meribel Valley itself boasts 140km of slopes, as well as two snowparks. Cross-country skiing The Meribel ski area offers 33km of cross-country trails, which are suitable for skiers of all abilities. In Meribel Centre, the "Les Saturins" nursery offers childcare to children aged between 18 months to 3 years and is located in the centre of the Olympic Park, offering both indoor and outdoor activities. The "Les Petits Loups" kindergarten located in Meribel Centre and Meribel Mottaret welcomes slightly older children aged from 3 to 5 years. There are a number of restaurants and pubs in Brides les Bains so you can choose to apres ski within walking distance of your apartment. There are also several shops providing day to day groceries and ski equipment/clothing, including a ski rental shop at the residence itself which offers good discounts on hire. Breakfast (croissants etc) can also be purchased in the reception area every morning.General speaking, changeover day is Saturday for a week's stay although short stays might also be possible, subject to availability, and changeover on a different day may also be possible.Lift pass prices for skiers staying in Brides-les-Bains include access to the gondola and these can be purchased in-resort or in advance. A pass of at least six days includes one day in one other resort such as La Plagne/Les Arcs or Tignes/Val d'Isere.Bed linen and towels are not included automatically but can be booked and paid for in advance at a rate of 17.50 euros per single set and 22.50 euros per double set of linen with the cost of bath towels being 6 euros each and hand towels being 3 euros each. There is free, secure, underground parking. Other services that we can offer include arranging for ski passes to be pre purchased and delivered to you on arrival. Shopping can be pre-ordered and delivered for a charge of 60 euros plus the cost of the shopping. This is normally saved by the cost of a large (say, 200 euros) supermarket shop compared to shopping locally. Welcome food, containing milk, orange juice, bread, butter, ham, cheese and tea bags cost 17.50 euros and can be ordered a few days prior to arrival.In the summer, this is a great location for hill walking, cycling, tennis (facilities in the town and in nearby Moutiers) and river-rafting. Brides les Bains is a genuine dual season resort so is as busy in summer as in winter. It is known for its spa facilities and, in the summer, local restaurants offer calorie controlled menus! The local water is free and comes highly recommended! Other activities in Brides les Bains include a fitness/spa centre with hammam, saunas, treatments and whirlpool, cinema, night clubs, a casino, bars and restaurants...

Location description from owner

The Rhône-Alpes region

Otherwise known as "The Roof of Europe", the Savoie in the French Alps is an area rich in natural treasures and historical points of interest. From tiny paths to steep trails, visitors of all ages and energy levels can use their stay to discover Alpine peaks, traditional mountain cuisine and Alpine villages, as well as benefit from a week in the region's fresh mountain air. The Savoie is an easily-accessible region of the French Alps, and is well served by train stations in Bourg-St-Maurice, Moutiers and Landry which offer links to the area's numerous and popular ski resorts.

Brides-les-Bains

THE 3 VALLEYS is one of the largest ski domains in the world and is shared between 5 resorts:

La Tania, Courchevel, Meribel, Les Menuires, and Val Thorens.

Europe's finest snowsure resorts

Extensive skiing for all levels

Unlimited off-piste opportunities

Lots of snowboard- friendly lifts, and fun parks in Courchevel, Val Thorens and Les Menuires.

www.les3vallees.com

Height: 600km of pistes.

52 green slopes / 131 blue slopes / 118 red slopes / 34 black slopes.

200 ski lifts and more than 1500 snow cannons.

Cross-country skking: 110km of trails.

Liftpass 2012-13 6 day

Prices (Euros) Three Valley Meribel

Adult 260.00 212.00

Child 5-12yrs 208.00 169.60

Senior 65-74yrs 234.00 190.80

Family 4 pass 832.00 678.40

Under 5’s and 75 years plus - FREE

The family pass is available to 2 parents with 2 children or more, ages 5-17 years inclusive. For a 3rd and 4th child add the individual rate of the child price to the Family 4 pass.

You can pre-book/pay for your liftpass and it will be ready for you in your chalet.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Shared garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Staffed property
  • Sauna
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Nicki R
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
21 Jul 2016
Years listed:
3
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French


This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 16 Jan 2013. Located in Savoie, it has 6 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £150 to £599.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 Jul 2016.

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