The only thing really, very good about this hotel is the incredibly hard working staff... and the free spa is good, when it's working.
The food is amazing if you're a vegetarian - the Cheff makes a special effort as soon as you mention this to the staff, and they'll cook you something special every time you go in for an evening meal.
However, for everyone else, the food is a different story! Whilst a great variety (a bit too tight a budget on the quality), everything is luke warm at best - and it's a buffet so it's sat there for hours!!
This food issue gave most of my group bad stomachs. I ended up injected with pain relief and anti-cramping meds and then put on a drip my pains were so bad and I'd lost so much fluid!!
If this or anything similar happens to you, the pharmacies are brilliant, and the Dr is near the bottom of the ski lifts (just down the path)... you walk past it but may not notice when you don't need a Dr.
It's worth noting the Dr's on your way up as so many people get injured skiing... but mine was obviously another story... :-/
Honestly I got some of the worst belly pain I've ever had in my life there... it was speculated that the altitude could have contributed - but luke warm sea food, rice, meats etc, kept that temperature for hours and most people in our group at that hotel getting a really bad tummy with sweats etc... that's more than coincidence!!
Honestly - they need to do something about that elegant buffet - it may look pretty, but it just isn't fit for purpose and doesn't keep food to anywhere near a healthy temperature!!
We ended up all having to eat out the last half of the week or we'd have lost more skiing days!!
A real shame as the staff were lovely. The Rooms were clean and spacious too.
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