Chalet Squaw Valley Reviews
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This chalet is only available to guests booking the whole chalet for sole use.
Squaw Valley is probably Val d'Isère's smartest résidence. Spacious and quiet, it is much appreciated for its calm, understated décor, with lots of wood, granite and plain white. It is certainly the most perfectly situated building in town, being 50m from the eleventh-century church and 50m from the edge of the nursery slopes. The Savonette drag lifts and Grande Ourse restaurant are a minute's walk away. You can eat lunch with the beau monde, while watching your children/parents/spouse having their first ski lessons. And nothing, from the Town Hall to most of the nightlife, is more than about 100m. You could visit the Mairie, say a Hail Mary and drink a couple of Bloody Marys within five minutes.
To us cynical Brits, the name Squaw Valley is likely to cause a smile. Wasn't the squaw on the hippopotamus equal to the sons of the squaws on the other two hides? But the name sounds incredibly smart to the French, who are obsessed with things Californian. Just make sure your friends know you're going to Chalet Squaw Valley in Val d'Isere, not the purpose-built resort of the same name with more beds than Val, a third of the lifts and a sixth of the skiing!
2 bedrooms for 4 guests: 1 bath(s), 1 shower(s)
The apartment which is our Chalet Squaw Valley is on the first floor, looking towards the slopes and the sun. It has a large, comfortable sitting dining room and two sweet bedrooms with good bathrooms. It has the usual flat screen for French TV and DVDs, WiFi, and bootwarmers in the basement. For two couples, a small family or Hugh Hefner, there is nowhere more perfect.
Twin/double (11' x 10') with smart en-suite bathroom and wc.
Twin/double (10' x 9') with en-suite shower-room and a separate wc outside the bedroom.
(20' x 13') Attractive room with two vast, comfortable sofas, windows and balcony looking towards the Face de Bellevarde. Separate kitchen.
Please note: The chalet host will have a day off during the course of the week, during which you will be required to eat out.
Wi-Fi (Paid Locally)
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