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 ambiences to discover across the hotels forty-nine rooms and twenty-seven suites; from American lodge through to modern contemporary.
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 and spacious lounge area, the warm and intimate atmosphere beckons you in to relax and enjoy an aperitif beside the crackling fire.
A 1,000 sqm wellness sanctuary beckons to revitalise and refresh both your mind and body. The gym, saunas, steam room, hairdressers and eleven treatment booths with their soothing therapies are all designed to let you unwind and escape.
Prices start from €325 on a bed and breakfast basis and €435 on a half board basis per night, based on two people sharing.
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. This superb location is just a short walk to the Olympique and Solaise ski lifts and the village itself, with its restaurants and nightlife.
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 contemporary style.
The hotel has forty-nine rooms and twenty-seven suites, including eleven family suites. The rooms range from 25-30 sqm and include a balcony, TV, Wi-Fi access, open minibar, safe and hairdryer. Junior suites offer additional space at 44 sqm and available with a king-size bed with some suites the opportunity to add a sofa-bed. The Prestige suite at 60 sqm benefits from a panoramic view of Val d’Isere and features a king-size bed, 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 60 sqm family suites or the ‘Ourson’ Bear Cub suites, of which both options have been designed to allow loved ones to spend special moments together.
The ’Ours’ Bear suite is the most spectacular suite within this five-star luxury ski hotel. Directly overlooking the ski area, the suites large picture window reveals the most beautiful panorama of Val d’Isere. This private suite will give you an unforgettable memory for a honeymoon, birthday or other exceptional stay. Featuring the ultimate in comfort, with a large bed, charming living room, wooden bar and sumptuous chimney. For complete relaxation, take advantage of your own Jacuzzi, hammam and sauna.
There are three restaurants within the hotel offering fine mountain dining, Le Coin Savoyard serves traditional regional dishes in an atmosphere fitting for such cuisine with its alpine décor and warm ambience. 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 children’s club for children aged three years plus with a dedicated nanny, available only during the peak holiday weeks, who will devise a weekly program to keep the children entertained throughout their stay. For the young and not so young alike there is the exciting and quirky two lane bowling alley, complimentary to hotel guests along with a games room featuring a pool table, pin ball, table football and a number of PlayStation consoles.
Adjacent to the front desk is 'Pro-Shop' the hotels very own ski shop designed to get you ready to hit the slopes. A shuttle service is on hand to take you to the village and ski lifts.