Black Diamond Lodge

Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6

Overview

Hot Tub All Bedrooms En-Suite Ideal for Parties

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Black Diamond Lodge is a luxury chalet nestled on the mountainside above the village of Les Houches in the Chamonix valley. Perfect for bigger groups of friends or family, its sleeps between 12-18 in comfort, or for those looking for a beautiful room in a shared chalet.
Owned and run by the lovely Lizzy and Paul, you are guaranteed a warm welcome and can relax safe in the knowledge that they’ll take care of the smallest details on your behalf.
Designed and built with year-round activity in mind, it’s the ideal location for a luxury fully-catered ski holiday. What’s more, book it exclusively and it comes complete with your own personal driver. Better still the Mont Blanc Unlimited ski pass now gives access to the whole of the Chamonix valley as well as St Gervais, Megeve, les Contamines, Courmayeur in Italy and Verbier in Switzerland too!

Oliver Approved

What Oliver loves…

  • Paul and Lizzy are the perfect hosts, taking care of every detail so that you can just relax and enjoy your holiday
  • The Lodge has unrivaled views of the Chamonix valley and with the added benefit that you can ski three different countries on one lift pass

What you should know…

  • You can ski in, but you can't ski out
  • There's no air conditioning
  • The property isn't wheelchair accessible

Property Features

Internet Hot Tub All Bedrooms En-Suite Cable TV Sauna/Steam Working Fireplace

With six bedrooms and six en-suite bathrooms (including three family rooms) Black Diamond Lodge sleeps between 12 and 18 people in complete comfort. Prices are based on 12 guests please enquire for prices up to 18.
There are three en suite bedrooms which can be arranged as either double or twin. There are also three family suites - one double en-suite with an adjoining room with bunk beds,  the second suite consists of double bunk beds with an en-suite bathroom and a king sized double on the mezzanine. There is one final twin or super king size double bed with adjoining twin room with en-suite bathroom this is located on the  ground floor.
The communal spaces are over 4 split levels to include a wonderful dining room which is intimate by night but which opens onto a large terrace for summer dining and overlooks the lovely open plan kitchen. The open kitchen is modern and comes complete with island breakfast bar.
The lounge has lots of space for relaxation as well as a chic bar at which to sit and tell tales from your day. There is also a large TV with satellite channels and a modern sound system. For cosy nights in there's the snug complete with log fire not to mention to the children's TV and games area up in the eaves. Step outside you'll find wooden decks and terraces to make the most of sun-filled days and a Jacuzzi with some of the best views in the entire Chamonix valley.

Ground Floor:
Bedroom 1- Family Room, Entrance Hall/Garage with Ski, Snowboard & Cycle room

Upper Ground Floor:
Sauna with adjoining shower and Utility room

Lower First Floor:

Kitchen with breakfast bar and patio doors to terrace & Jacuzzi
Bedroom 2 double or twin room with en-suite bathroom
Bedroom 3 double or twin room with en-suite bathroom
Bedroom 4 double or twin room with en-suite bathroom WC at top of stairs

Upper First Floor:

Dining room with patio doors to sun terrace, BBQ area and garden
Bedroom 5 - family room with double bunk bedroom with en-suite bathroom + Double bedroom on mezzanine level. Patio doors to terrace.

Lower Second Floor:
Bar, TV and lounge area with 2 patio windows leading to balconies.
Bedroom 6 family room with double bedroom, en-suite bathroom and adjoining bunk room.

Upper Second Floor:

Snug sitting room with open fire, games area and children’s TV corner.
Balcony looks over the garden at the back of the chalet.

Location

About the surrounding area of Black Diamond Lodge
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Black Diamond Lodge is situated in the quiet Chavants area of Les Houches and offers stunning views of Mont Blanc, its glaciers and the mountains of the Chamonix valley.
In the winter Black Diamond Lodge offers a ski shuttle service (or when the chalet is booked exclusively our VIP driving services) giving drop-off and pick up from any of the valley’s five ski areas. When snow conditions are good it’s possible to reach the Les Houches ski area easily on foot and then ski back to the chalet! The Chamonix valley has a reputation as one of the best winter sports destinations in the world and guests can choose to ski any of the five areas in the valley or a host of other resorts which are only a short drive away.
The Chamonix Unlimited Ski Pass also includes Courmayeur, Italy and Verbier, Switzerland so (if you fancy the challenge!) you can ski in three separate countries during your stay. In the winter choose from: skiing, snowboarding, cross country/Nordic skiing, ski touring, ski mountaineering, and snow shoeing. Summer activities include: hiking, trail running, climbing, mountaineering, paragliding, mountain biking, road cycling, swimming, white water rafting, hyrospeeding and a host of other sports.
Year round there are activities for all ages and all tastes from trips to the Mer de Glace to Michelin starred restaurants for lunch and from yoga classes to luxury spas. Just tell us what you like to do and we’ll be able to recommend the perfect way to spend your stay!

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Geneva

(91-100 km )

Nearest Ferry port Calais

(Over 100 km )

Nearest Village Les Houches

(4 km )

Nearest Town/City Chamonix

(8 km)

Nearest Golf Chamonix

(8 km )

Nearest Airport Nearest Skiing/Piste

(Under 1 km )

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

Black Diamond Lodge is a great choice for families. Children love lodge's split levels and snuggling by log fire. There is also a good range of books, board games and variety of DVDs to choose from.

Extras

Fully Catered Chalet - included in the price:

  • Seven nights accommodation
  • Bed linen, bath towels and toiletries
  • Cooked/Continental breakfast (on 7 days)
  • Homemade afternoon tea with coffee & tea (on 7 days)
  • Three course evening meal with wine (on 6 nights)

Enjoy gourmet dining experiences with our new Chef Service!
We’re now offering our customers the chance to enjoy some unforgettable eats with our new Chef Service! Choose from booking a single sumptuous meal with a private chef for that special occasion, or hire a chef to cook your meals for all or part of your holiday - it’s as flexible as it is delicious.

A) Single Meal Service: A chef will travel to this villa and whip up a fantastic meal for you and your guests. The chef will arrive with all the necessary ingredients as well as the talent to turn them into something unforgettable. They’ll serve the meal and clear up afterwards - an easy and entertaining way to enjoy a top quality meal in your very own villa!

B) Full Chef Service: If you really want to kick back and relax, we can arrange for a chef to cater for the duration of your holiday (or part of it). With a range of options from simple family catering to full-on haute cuisine, we can organise a meal plan and a price to suit your needs. So why worry about self-catering when you can have everything taken care of?

Of course, before booking this service, we suggest you contact the property owner as they might already offer a similar cook or chef service in-house. To find out more simply visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs.

Terms & Conditions

 

 

Arrival time 4.00 pm
Departure time 10.00 am
Energy costs included? Yes
Heating costs included? Yes
End of stay cleaning included? Yes
Smoking Allowed? No
Changeover day Saturday

Rental Rates

Please note: All rates below are subject to Chalet Black Diamond Lodge fully-catered

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2018 - December 15th 2018 - - £2,437.00
December 15th 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - £6,108.00
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - £9,734.00
January 5th 2019 - January 12th 2019 - - £6,137.00
January 12th 2019 - January 26th 2019 - - £6,108.00
January 26th 2019 - February 9th 2019 - - £6,756.00
February 9th 2019 - February 16th 2019 - - £7,701.00
February Half-term (Saturday arrival) - - £8,769.00
February 22nd 2019 - February 23rd 2019 - - £7,701.00
February 23rd 2019 - April 6th 2019 - - £6,819.00
April 6th 2019 - April 13th 2019 - - £6,108.00
April 13th 2019 - November 28th 2019 - - £5,844.00

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2018 - December 15th 2018 - - €2,662.00
December 15th 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - €6,673.00
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - €10,635.00
January 5th 2019 - January 12th 2019 - - €6,705.00
January 12th 2019 - January 26th 2019 - - €6,673.00
January 26th 2019 - February 9th 2019 - - €7,381.00
February 9th 2019 - February 16th 2019 - - €8,414.00
February Half-term (Saturday arrival) - - €9,580.00
February 22nd 2019 - February 23rd 2019 - - €8,414.00
February 23rd 2019 - April 6th 2019 - - €7,450.00
April 6th 2019 - April 13th 2019 - - €6,673.00
April 13th 2019 - November 28th 2019 - - €6,385.00

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2018 - December 15th 2018 - - $3,103.00
December 15th 2018 - December 22nd 2018 - - $7,778.00
December 22nd 2018 - January 5th 2019 - - $12,396.00
January 5th 2019 - January 12th 2019 - - $7,815.00
January 12th 2019 - January 26th 2019 - - $7,778.00
January 26th 2019 - February 9th 2019 - - $8,604.00
February 9th 2019 - February 16th 2019 - - $9,808.00
February Half-term (Saturday arrival) - - $11,167.00
February 22nd 2019 - February 23rd 2019 - - $9,808.00
February 23rd 2019 - April 6th 2019 - - $8,684.00
April 6th 2019 - April 13th 2019 - - $7,778.00
April 13th 2019 - November 28th 2019 - - $7,443.00

Resort

Chamonix’s reputation often precedes it, especially if you’re a seasoned skier and snowboarder – and it’s often cited as a resort that doesn’t go easy on those who brave a trip down its challenging slopes. Beginners definitely won’t get as much out of Chamonix as those who are comfortable tackling a black run.

That’s not say Chamonix is totally unromantic, just that skiing is a higher priority than anything else here. The scope and challenge of both on- and off-piste runs is arguably the best in Europe, but this brings its own share of problems. You can often be stymied when queueing up for lifts, and travelling between the various areas by bus or car can often make it feel like you’re wasting valuable powder time. The skiing when you get up to the heights is well worth it though, even if you’ll have to get up pretty early in the morning to find fresh tracks.

And as one of the oldest ski resorts in the world, you’ll find plenty to keep you occupied once the skiing is over at the end of the day. There are plenty of excellent restaurants to choose from, ranging from five that boast a Michelin Star to the kind of places where you can just grab something cheap and tasty to line your stomach for the apres-ski – and rest assured there are dozens of great bars and clubs to choose from! The shopping is excellent too, so make sure you save a few euros to spend in some of Chamonix’s most exclusive boutiques.

 - Loads of lift and ski pass information can be found here.

 - There’s some great links to equipment hire here.

 - Nearest airport: Geneva (60 miles) with coach transfers starting from around €20

Reviews

  • Outstanding stay

    Posted by Sarah D on 29/12/2015

    We just returned from a fantastic week long stay over Christmas week and it was truly outstanding. The chalet was fantastic and our hosts went out of their way to look after us. Oliver's travels provided bubbles for our arrival and free airport transfers which was all excellent and a real extra helpful treat.

    We will definitely use Oliver's travels again and we loved Black Diamond lodge.

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