Guest Testimonials

  • The chalet is spotless and spacious with generous views of the Alps. David proved to be an excellent host and will go out all the way to make sure you are at home. Highly recommended place to stay in Chamonix.
    Indushanti, July 2012
  • The chalet is clean, comfortable and well maintained with a roaring log fire in the lounge/dining room. Tasty, home cooked meals are served with tea and cake available in the late afternoon. Even the most voracious skier is left sated.
    Hill, March 2012
  • We had a great 4 night stay at Chalet Les Pelerins. We were a group of 10, sharing twin/double rooms...and it really exceeded our expectations. The hot tub outside which was perfect for post skiing beers and recovery. David and team were very helpful in arranging our lift passes, ski rental and gett...
    Anonymous, January 2013
  • Excellent accommodation with a wonderful ambiance. It was like home from home. Nothing was to much trouble, if you required anything you only needed to ask and they will try to accommodate your request. We would have loved to have stayed longer.
    Perelytic, February 2015
  • Staff / owners, breakfast, Chamonix were great. I went with my son (16) and we walked into town each night to eat out. It was brilliant for bed and breakfast and has bus stops right outside for access to all ski areas.
    Aneirin, January 2015
  • The catering at Chalet Les Pelerins was first class and it was no problem for David and Asa to meet the requirements of those with slightly different diets. The Chalet has an excellent location just a few minutes walk from the town centre and with fantastic views across the alps.
    Richard October 2012
  • We spend some wonderful days in Chamonix. Staying at the Chalet les Pelerins was one of the reasons that our vacation was great. The place is comfortable, clean, and adorable. The staff, Lynsay in particular, was so helpful in every way.
    Mimi J, June 2014
  • The food was fantastic, the rooms clean and comfortable. David the chalet owner was very helpful and kindly provided us with rucksacks and harnesses to do the Valle Blanche which was wonderful.
    George H, March 2012
    

Chamonix

Chamonix is a beautiful Alpine town set against some of the most breathtaking mountain scenery to be found anywhere in the world. The jagged peaks of the Mont Blanc Massif which surround the valley have become an adventure sports playground earning Chamonix the nickname of European Capital of Extreme Sports. While Chamonix undoubtedly deserves its reputation there is also lots more to see and do at a slightly more relaxed pace!

Chamonix is a fully functioning town year round with a normal population of around 10,000 which can swell to 10 times that amount during peak season. It has a very cosmopolitan feel with a large number of British and Scandinavian residents as well as visitors from all over the world. Chamonix attracts mountain enthusiasts from all walks of life, it is not uncommon for the person serving your coffee to be a qualified scientist and the person sat next to you is the freeride world champion.  

There are a number of beautiful buildings dotted throughout the town and the alpine museum and guides office are great places for exploring Chamonix’s rich history. Chamonix has a full range of amenities including a number of bars, restaurants, cafes, a great selection of shops, a cinema, ice rink, swimming pool, climbing wall, sports centre and a full range of medical services. For more information on Chamonix town centre check out the things to do tab above.

The valley is a superb location for a number of activities suitable for all abilities and all set against a stunning backdrop. The lift network is extremely impressive and offers great access all around the valley. The pinnacle of the lift network is the Aiguille du Midi which rises for 2800 vertical metres giving unparalleled access to some truly high mountain terrain. The Aguille du Midi is worth a trip in itself just for the spectacular views it offers of the entire mountain range including the majestic Mont Blanc. For the more adventurous the Aiguille du Midi is the starting point for all manner of alpine adventures including the infamous Valle Blanche.  For more information on the various activities available in check out the summer and winter tabs above.