£229 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Drakes Drum Ski Penthouse Grimentz – Home 97713 Penthouse

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 4 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner


Penthouse duplex apartment 138 sq mtrs, 4 double bedrooms 3 bath/shower rooms, fantastic uncrowded ski area, lift station and piste 100 mtrs away.

The apartment is spacious, situated close to the cable car and ski slopes, the ski area is a hidden gem and has attracted discerning Swiss Skiers for many years.


Luxury spacious apartment with 4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms 138 sq mtrs plus 2 balconies storage cave and ski locker

Bedroom No.1 Superking size bed with ensuite bathroom, views towards the piste,village and mountains.

Bedroom No.2 Double 6" wide Super king size bed, door opening onto a large balcony and enjoys panoramic views over the village and mountains.

Bedroom No.3 Double bed, corner bedroom double aspect views towards piste,village and mountains.

Wet room / family shower with 1mtr wide door which opens outwards making for easy use with a wheelchair.


First floor large double bedroom suite with superking size bed and ensuite wet room shower.



Nespresso machine.

Further details indoors

Modern bright contemporary apartment with panoramic views from all windows over the village and surrounding mountains.
Furnished and equipped to 4* standard, 2 reserved parking spaces adjacent to the entrance, use of private heated cave for boots and jackets and seperate ski locker for ski and poles.
Fantastic position just over 50 mtrs from the home piste and 100 mtrs to main lift stations for Grimentz and Zinal.
Top quality mattresses quilts and cotton bedding, for your comfort all bedrooms have individual adjustable heating ,hair dryers,dressing gowns,and a generous amount of pillows, the wheelchair friendly bedroom has a memory mattress, easy to access open storage and room to move around, the accessible wet room has the use of an adjustable shower stool and suction handrails if required.

The apartment is easy to move around with tiled or wood floors, underfloor heating,an open plan design offering access to all areas. Large windows affording stunning views from all rooms across a snow capped landscape and the beautiful historic 15th century village village of Grimentz.

Fully equipped kitchen with plenty of all you need. Nespresso Machine

Further details outdoors

2 large balconies of which 1 is a large east facing off the lounge with large patio table and seating, accessible but a small threshold, 1 is south facing off the lounge and kitchen, threshold plus step so accessible for some chair users.

Reserved parking is level to the entrance and directly outside the front door, ski locker and heated cave, you have 2 reserved parking spaces next to each other.

This Penthouse apartment is on the top two floors of the property however access is level to the road, there are no steps from the parking into the property.

2 RESERVED PARKING SPACES right outside the front door.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed
    Bedroom 4: King Bed
  • 2 En suites, 1 Shower room


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Adapted for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: £200.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

No smoking in the apartment, balcony ashtrays supplied for your use.
Children must not be left unattended on the balcononies for safety reasons


About the owner

Lorrena L.
Average reply time:
42 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
01 Sep 2020
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French

This Penthouse has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 19 Aug 2009. Located in Canton of Valais, it has 7 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1031.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 01 Sep 2020.


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Guest reviews

7 reviews

Very Good

“Drake's Drum, Chateaupre A”

Reviewed 5 May 2019

Very comfortable, well equipped apartment with lots of bathrooms, a great view, but fairly high priced.

Owner's reply: Thank you Anthonia for taking the time to make your review. Kind regards Lorrena , Owner.

“Very cosy and convenient chalet in very close proximity to the slopes and main lift station”

Reviewed 6 Jan 2019

Excellent location and easy to ski in and ski out with a short 100m walk to main piste down to lift station. Good skiing in Grimentz and Zinal and well worth trip over to St Luc with free ski bus - ski pass covers all local areas although going over to St Luc from Grimentz / Zinal takes about 45 mins. Chalet very clean, well equipped and very comfortable. Excellent views over Grimentz. Owner left us some basic provisions which were well received. Local supermarket near to lift station (Coop) and opens until 7pm. Apres Ski is very limited and no night life beyond 9pm. However, the Alpina Restaurant was good and there is a great Creperie in Zinal (near the Zinal lift station). Skiing is steeper terrain in Grimentz but wider pistes in Zinal. Longer runs in St Luc. Ski and boot storage also available at the lift station at 30 chf per person for 6 days (5 chf per day) and only short 5 min walk from chalet to lift station / storage. Ski and boot storage also available at the chalet.

Owner's reply: Thank you David for taking the time, much appreciated. Lorrena

“Peaceful beautiful alpine village”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2017

Awesome views and lots to do and see locally. Accommodation great with responsive, flexible and helpful owner. Classic wooden alpine village, very quiet in summer.

Owner's reply: Thank you Nick for your review, it really does help guests consider if the property will work for them too. Lorrena

“A wonderful comfortable stylish roomy quiet ski apartment”

Reviewed 5 Jan 2015

We have just returned from an amazing week at Drake's Drum. We we extremely pleasantly surprised to find it far roomier than expected. It was wonderfully quiet yet a very short distance to the piste/lift. The rooms were furnished to a very high standard and the whole apartment exceeded our expectations. The beds were extremely comfortable and we overslept every day which was a sure indication of the level of relaxation we achieved in the apartment. The underfloor heating was superbly complemented by the log burning stove and we were comfortably warm even when temperatures plummeted to -20C. Lorena, the owner, was extremely helpful in planning our trip and went above and beyond to ensure our visually impaired guest had a highly experienced instructor. The only downsides were that there was not quite enough soft seats for 8 but more than adequate for our group of six and there were no wooden spoons in the kitchen (which we rectified during our stay). I would thoroughly recommend this apartment to anyone and we would certainly hope to return in the future.

“Excellent location, wonderful accommodation and terrific skiing”

Reviewed 31 Jan 2014

We had a fantastic time with ample space for the eight of us. The ski lifts were close by and we had wonderful snow cover. Our little boys went to ski school and achieved amazing results. I went dual-skiing with Annick Geiger which was amazing. Annick's contact details were given to me by Lorrena who helped us immensely with our skiing, shopping and transport contacts. The chalet was wheelchair accessible and well set out. Only problem was the accessible bathroom that wasn't really wheelchair accessible that gave me some problems. The owner is looking into rectifying this with the installation of handrails and a larger more secure shower chair. Wheelchair users really need a car but there is parking available at the door. Overall an amazing holiday destination and an extremely helpful owner.

“Drake's Drum - the perfect getaway.”

Reviewed 26 Aug 2011

We travelled with our wheelchair dependant son, and Drake's Drum catered for his needs perfectly, without compromising the comfort of the rest of the party. The apartment is spacious and well laid out, fully equiped and self contained. The views from the windows alone are beautiful, before you even begin to explore the surrounding area. One of the balconies has a high step, but the other has a lower threshold that would not be difficult for a manual wheelchair, but this was clearly stated in advance in the advertising material, and the owners were very willing to discuss any concerns before booking. The village of Grimentz is a delight to explore, and our son was able to see all its sights by wheelchair without any difficulty. Beyond Grimentz, a visit to the nearby Dam at Moiry and the Moiry Glacier are a must-see. In July we were able to take the car almost to the foot of the glacier. In summary, Drake's Drum was a perfect home-from-home, Grimentz and the surrounding area a delight to explore and relax, and we are already planning to return again next summer.

“A nice place to have a perfect skiing week”

Reviewed 24 Aug 2011

the appartment is very nice and well equiped; you have a beautiful room on the top floor. A wonderful view on the mountains and you have just to walk to reach the gondola and the alpine ski runs. You have alpine birds who come to eat seeds on the wood balcony during the journey. Grimentz is a very traditional switzerland village with a good snow quality( north position).

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