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Auberge de la Nova

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Lieu Dit les Chapieux | Bourg St Maurice, 73700, Bourg Saint Maurice, France
+33 4 79 89 07 15
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Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I have no doubt the only reason this place earns enough money to pay its bills is because it's well-situated. At least it's not because the place has welcoming and friendly staff. When doing the Tour du Mont Blanc, it is literally one of the first places you see where one can have a refreshing drink/beer and some food after... More 

Thank Bram V
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I stayed here on day 7 of a tour du Mont Blanc with a large group. We had been warned that this was the most basic of all the accommodation we would stay in and there was likely to be no wifi or phone reception. It is the most remote part of the tour so this was not any great... More 

2 Thank cjemms
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place was extremely basic for the price you pay, and the lady who was working there was one of the rudest people I've ever met in my life. Be aware there is no wifi, if that's important to you. If you're doing the TMB I would recommend staying in the Chambres du Soleil next door or the refuge des... More 

Thank eva r
Cork, Ireland
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We arrived very early, as we could not arrive here on foot (as planned) due to heavy snow on Col du Bonhomme - so we had to take a taxi, and the hosts were very welcoming and the dorms were ready in no time. Dinner was very good and sufficient. It is worth to say that this is an auberge,... More 

Thank 13Vivi13
Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Luckily we only popped in for a much needed drink. The lady behind the bar greeted us with ''what do you want'' with a dirty look up and down. Also implied we couldn't afford 'french' beer. We found her attitude rather amusing, but not sure all would.

1 Thank Sam S
Seattle, Washington
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151 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We stayed one night in Les Chapieux, sleeping at the Chambres du Soleil. We decided to eat elsewhere, since that establishment offered a big 5 course meal that took 2 hours to serve. The Auberge de la Nova is a popular refugio that serves dinner to all of its patrons first. But after 7 P.M., it operates as a restaurant.... More 

Thank Enyedy00
Lewes, United Kingdom
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264 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

If you are walking the Tour du Mont Blanc there is little choice but to stop at the Auberge de la Nova on Day Two of the hike. Les Chapieux is at the isolated end of a long valley. There was a friendly welcome and one member of staff spoke good English. The Jupiter beer was most welcome after a... More 

1 Thank Peter C
Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Well what can we say about the owner of the Auberge de la Nova, pitiful to say the least. We arrived after a long 12 hour hike to arrive at the Auberge expecting to have a cold beer with our friends only to find out that the owner had SOLD our room to the highest bidder. We were part of... More 

3 Thank Greg F
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We arrived here tired, hot and thirsty and were happy to find a great bar and spacious garden in which to sit and enjoy our beer. Staff were efficient, friendly and helpful, for example offering to ring our next stop for us, since we had not had any confirmation. We shared a room with shower and basin (wc down the... More 

Thank Venusjupiter
Hamilton, Canada
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We had been booked into Chambres du Soleil (next door) and asked here where it was. We were told they didn't know. Didn't stay here and so ranked it down the middle, except for their service to us. They could have been helpful to tired hikers and we're not. The Chambres was fantastic in every way.

Thank RonHamilton_Canada

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lieu Dit les Chapieux | Bourg St Maurice, 73700, Bourg Saint Maurice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Savoie  >  Bourg Saint Maurice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 79 89 07 15

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?