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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went here today for a ski lunch. service was predictably poor- as most alpine ski slope restaurants- you kind of expect that. but the food was really poor even a simple steak haché frites came very over cooked with greasy French fries. Our niçoise arrived without egg which was quickly pointed out and not rectified. The draft lager was poor,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The reviews are spot on, a very friendly and welcoming hotel, cosy, good room layouts for families. Good location in itself but also right by the bus stop for the ski bus to argentieres, chamonix etc. P.s. They have wifi now!

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This little "mom n' pop" was absolutely amazing during our Tour du Mont Blanc. The rooms were nice, food was tasty, and you can't beet the view. I recommend the southern facing rooms the views are spectacular and you get the cool evening breeze. If I could give this place 6 stars I would.

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Veigne, France
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We've been staying at this hotel every year for 15 years now, usually in winter but also in summer. This is a family-owned hotel and restaurant. Location in the Chamonix valley is excellent, within 15 minutes of Chamonix center by bus (free if staying at the hotel) and below the Balm ski domain. View of the valley to the south...

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

We stayed on a very wet night while doing tour du mont blanc. They turned heating up in our room so we'd be toasty and dry our kit. The owner was an amazing host, he served us an amazing dinner n was so attentive and so charming. the price we paid was exceptional value n very little more than some...

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ashby de la zouch
Reviewed 5 February 2014

we only popped in for lunch rather than eating on the mountain where the choice is limited. we had two good meals with beer and wine for €40 which when you compare with places in Chamonix etc was about half price. service very friendly and relaxed with no rushing you out of the door. we only had lunch so can't...

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Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Have not been there for 16 years, did not call or anything... Jean-Paul, the owner immediately recognized me! How can you find fault with a place like that eh?! :-) Decor is not kitsch as someone said... it's still the original seventies decor, never changed. Newfangled stuff like computers, email, internet, WIFI... missing! But that might be just the ticket...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2012

I succumbed to the temptations of the sun drenched terrace for lunch back in March and wasn't disappointed. The food was excellent, the service was friendly and efficient and the views across to the mountains and down the valley impressive. Prices were very reasonable so all in all a quiet and pleasant place for lunch. There's less hurly burly than...

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 6 August 2011

Parts of my family have been going to the L'Olympique for over 35 years for a couple of weeks each summer so we are perhaps biased, but have a lot of positive experiences here. We love it. It is a family run business, and the whole family are extremely friendly and obliging and most speak excellent English and Italian, and...

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Brussels
Reviewed 31 March 2011

This place should be a cult classic, the kind of place that exploring people seek out, then talk about afterwards. It's totally retro - because it's never been pimped up! - but totally clean with a dude of an owner, who is full of charm and character. His Dad was in the French Olympique team and he's really wry. The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to L'Olympique, WINTER : Enjoy your stay in Le Tour village at the bottom of the slopes ! Area Le Tour/Balme and La Vormaine for beginners only few meters from the hotel. Open 15th of December - 15th of April. SUMMER : On the way to Mont Blanc Tour ! A lot of paths starting from our hotel, you also can join Italy or Switzerland . FREE WIFI GOOD FOOD CARPARK ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel L'Olympique

Address: Le Tour Argentiere | 230 place du Tour, 74400, Chamonix, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Chamonix
Number of rooms: 11
Hotel Style:
#6 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Chamonix
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