les barmes de l ours

The Hotel

Les Barmes de l’Ours is an iconic five-star hotel that enjoys an enviable location at the foot of the Bellevarde piste overlooking the village of Val d’Isere. This traditional Savoie-style residence offers its guests four distinct ambiances to discover across the hotels fourty-seven rooms and twenty-nine suites; from traditional Savoyard mountain chalet through to modern contemporary design. The lounge bar in the hotel is a cultural haven with a collection of literary works and ski-themed paintings and unique sculptures. By the bar or in the spacious common room, the warm and intimate atmosphere beckons you in to relax and enjoy an aperitif beside the crackling fire. A 1000sqm wellness sanctuary beckons to revitalise and refresh both mind and body. The gym, saunas, steam room, hair dressers and eleven treatment booths with their soothing therapies are all designed to let you unwind and escape.

Prices start from €350 per room for two people on a Bed & Breakfast basis.

The Location

Les Barmes de l’Ours is positioned between the entrance to the uber exclusive Les Carats enclave of luxury chalets, and the foot of the famous Bellevarde de Face ski slope, enjoying a privileged aspect over the village of Val d’Isere and surrounding pistes. This superb location is just a short walk to the Olympique & Solaise telecabines and the village itself, with its restaurants and nightlife.

The Design

The interior of this charming chalet-style hotel has been designed with a unique identity to behold on every floor: Scandinavian spirit, Lodge of the American Great White North, Alpine chalet and Mountain loft with contemporary style, all delighting guests with different ambiances that are a joy to discover. The hotel has forty-seven rooms and twenty-nine suites, including eleven family suites. The rooms range from 25-30 sqm offer a Balcony, TV, Wi-Fi access, Open Minibar, Safe and Hairdryer. Junior Suites are available with a king-sized bed, and a sofa-bed in some suites, offer guests additional space at 44sqm. The Prestigious Suites with 60sqm benefit from a panoramic view of Val d’Isere and the mountain, include a king-size bed, a large bathroom with whirlpool bath and shower, separate toilet and a generous living space. Families of two adults and two or three children can be accommodated in either the family suites or the ‘Ourson’ Bear Cub Suites, both areas have been designed to allow loved ones to spend special moments together. Family suites offer a 60sqm space with a panoramic view of Val d’Isere and the mountain and offer a generous living space with space for a sofa-bed in some suites. The ‘Ourson’ Bear Cub Suites are completed with an additional separate kids bedroom with bunk-style beds in the alcove.

The ’Ours’ Bear Suite is the most spectacular suite within this five-star hotel. Directly overlooking the ski area the suites large picture window reveals the most spectacular panorama of Val d’Isere. This unforgettable suite will give you an unforgettable memory for a honeymoon, birthday or other exceptional stay. Comfort here is the most luxurious, with a large bed, charming living room, wooden bar and sumptuous chimney. For complete relaxation, take advantage of your own private jacuzzi, hammam and sauna.

The Service

There are three restaurants within the hotel offering fine mountain dining, Le Coin Savoyard offers traditional regional dishes in an atmosphere fitting for such cuisine with its alpine décor and warm ambiance. La Rotisserie offers local flavours and meats roasted on a spit and Le Table de l’Ours is one of only two Michelin starred restaurants in resort where you can experience new taste sensations adapted from traditional mountain flavours. Afterwards, retire for digestifs in the cosy lounge beside a crackling log fire.
There is a kid’s club for children from three years plus with a dedicated nanny who will devise a weekly program to keep the children entertained throughout their stay. For the young and not so young alike there is also a games room with a pool table, pin ball, table football and Playstations. The hotel also includes the largest ski shop in resort designed to get you ready to hit the slopes. A shuttle service is on hand to take you to the slopes or to the village.

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sample room layouts for

Classic room 25m2
Family suite 60m2
Jnr Suite 44m2
Suite 80m2