Apartment Madeleine

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Families and friends looking for a spectacular ski apartment in Val d’Isère love the exquisite Apartment Madeleine. It sits in all its glory at a magnificent altitude of 2551 metres at the top of the Solaise summit, overlooking the picturesque town and the snowy slopes of this truly impressive resort. With 168 square metres of luxurious space which includes four bedrooms and a bunk bed cabin, a lavish living space and fabulous bathrooms, guests enjoy an unforgettable ski holiday. Sleeping up to ten guests in total, the apartment is beautifully finished with gorgeous wood, sleek stone, trendy contemporary furnishings, lavish soft furnishings and fabulous light fittings. It is designed over two, light filled floors with almost every space enjoying sensational snowy panorama.

Apartment Madeleine is nestled within an exclusive hotel, spa and restaurant residence which offers superb facilities. Access to the residence is exclusively by the Solaise gondola which arrives two hundred metres above the residence where you will be met by staff waiting to escort you to your apartment with a tracked vehicle and a trailer. The residence boasts a lavish, extravagant, superbly welcoming and comfortable sixteen bedroom hotel, four gorgeous apartments including Apartment Madeleine, an idyllic spa with a 24 hour gym, 25 metre swimming pool and an amazing gourmet restaurant, all facing the majestic nature of the Vanoise Park. The residence restaurant is very attractive, dressed in its finest attire and offering delicious meals in an idyllic setting. You can enjoy a casual lunch on its sunny terrace with the snowy peaks of Val d’Isère as a backdrop or dinner inside with ambient lighting and a touch of class. Three nights a week, under its giant chandeliers and beside its magnificent travertine fireplace, chefs prepare a transalpine feast which is served to the sounds of live music and guests quickly take to the dance floor. The residence spa offers brilliant treats including the swimming pool where you can swim facing the snow-capped peaks, two jacuzzis where you can enjoy the warmth and bubbles while admiring the spectacular valley, two hammams, an outdoor sauna, four treatment rooms and a superb, well-equipped gym. Yoga classes are offered as well as wonderful treatments using the deluxe Exertier brand which boast the secrets of Savoyard herbalism. The 24 hour gym features cardio training and weight training equipment as well as stretching mats.

On two evenings a week, the gondola cabins are used exclusively by the hotel to escort guests to and from the centre of Val d’Isère where you can enjoy its picturesque streets, boutique shops and gourmet restaurants. You can also enjoy the charms of the town during the day using the gondola. Val d’Isère enjoys a reputation as one of Europe’s most prestigious ski resorts. Together with the next door ski area of Tignes, the area of Espace Killy offers an impressive number of pistes and lifts, not to mention breathtaking panorama with its dramatic Grande Motte glacier. The resort is brilliant for all levels with nursery pistes, magic carpets and excellent ski instructors for beginners. Val d’Isère offers gondolas with heated seats, Wi-Fi, a number of luxury spas, a wonderful leisure centre, a fabulous array of high-end boutiques and a fantastic night life. It is easy to understand why it is one of the most popular ski resorts in Europe!

Apartment Madeleine offers the best of both worlds, a stunning, spacious apartment away from the crowds with fabulous self-catering kitchen facilities and a gorgeous living space, access to superb, highly impressive hotel facilities and access to the vibrant town centre of Val d’Isère. The inspired, inviting décor of the apartment wonderfully combines traditional Alpine character with contemporary luxury. It features ancient woods, sleek, mellow stone, carefully combined fabrics including plush velvets and luxurious bathroom fittings. You will feel utterly indulged yet immediately at home in these glorious surroundings. The apartment enjoys several beautifully furnished balconies where you can enjoy the amazing scenery at this magnificent altitude. The main living space of Apartment Madeleine enjoys a wonderful double height aspect, a modern feature fireplace, comfy fur adorned sofas where you can snuggle up and watch a movie on the wall-mounted television and a wall of glass doors which drown the space in natural light, offer spectacular views and give access to one of the balconies. You can dine with a view at the far end of the room, perch on stools keeping the chefs in your group company while they prepare a feast in the kitchen or prepare pre-dinner drinks. The kitchen is superb, very sociable and offers excellent appliances. Throughout the two storey apartment, interior designers have used a brilliant combination of natural materials and natural tones making truly inviting spaces.

The apartment enjoys four gorgeous bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and three with sumptuous king size beds that can be set up as twins on request. The cabin space enjoys two bunk beds which are ideal for children. All of the beds are beautifully dressed in crisp cottons, snug duvets and exquisite soft furnishings. The rooms are immensely characterful with plenty of wood and stunning views from the windows. The bedrooms offer en-suite shower rooms and you may even be lucky enough to find a freestanding slipper bath in your room along with fluffy towels and fragrant luxury toiletries. Surrounding this luxurious space are unforgettable views of the Solaise plateau.

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What you should know…

  • Apartment Madeleine is located at a prestigious, stylish residence at the Solaise summit. It is exclusively reached by the Solaise gondola which leaves the snow front in Val d’Isere and arrives 200 m from the residence.
  • You will be given detailed instructions for your arrival by car, shuttle or bus and help will be given by luggage handlers.
  • Arrivals can only take place via the Solaise cable car which runs from 9am to 4.30pm daily. Exceptionally, privatisation of the cabins for access to the hotel is available on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7pm to 11pm. Please note that no arrivals can be accommodated outside of these times.
  • The residence enjoys a fabulous restaurant, a stunning spa with a pool, treatment rooms, jacuzzis, hammams, a sauna and a gym which guests staying at Apartment Madeleine can enjoy access to. There are, of course, additional costs involved when using the residence facilities.
  • The apartment enjoys four sensational bedrooms as well as a cabin space with bunk beds that are ideal for children.
  • If there are more than ten of you, you could also take one of the other apartments in this exclusive residence. We feature Apartment Danaide, Apartment Glacier and Apartment Charvet in addition to Apartment Madeleine.

Property Features

Shared Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Hot Tub Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Smart TV Spa/Massage Sauna/Steam Gym/Fitness Room Games Room Indoor Games Heating

The Apartment

- Open plan fully-equipped kitchen
- Dining area
- Living area with fireplace
- Balcony
- Double bedroom with king-size bed (king size can be converted into twin beds)
- Double bedroom with king-size bed
- Double bedroom with king-size bed
- Double bedroom with queen-size bed
- Cabin with two single bunk beds

Additional Facilities
- Wifi
- Two Restaurants
- Bar
- Wellness area
- Shared swimming pool, jacuzzi, hammam and sauna
- Shop
- Playroom
- Ski locker
- Parking in resort available at extra cost


About the surrounding area of Apartment Madeleine
Walk to Restaurant Walking/Hiking Paths Skiing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
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Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, Val d’Isere boasts a brilliant location on the border of the stunning Vanoise National Park. Val d’Isere enjoys an authentic atmosphere, a gorgeous historic centre, endless chocolate-box chalets, unique boutiques and fantastic bars and eateries which make it a hot spot for skiers and summer walkers. The resort is nestled in its valley with links to the mighty Tignes, offering a massive ski playground. Val d’Isere’s snowfall record is brilliant with skiing usually staying open until the end of the season at the beginning of May. The centre of Val d’Isere is a bustling high street which is surrounded by a number of small hamlets including Le Cret, Le Joseray, Le Chatelard, La Legettaz and Le Laisinant.

The Espace Killy area including Tignes is the birthplace of the Olympic skier Jean-Claude Killy. Its connections and advanced ski infrastructure is excellent with more than 3400 km of pistes and 99 lifts. As well as the Grande Motte glacier which offers 20 km of summer ski runs, it also boasts the challenging black-rated piste, Face de Bellevarde with its 915 m drop. Its height altitude from 1850 m to 3400 m guarantees some of the best snow in Europe. The ski area is perfect for all levels of skiers with its mythical slopes, almighty challenges and its quiet ski areas for beginners and children. The Valkids area and Valpark, a brilliant snow park are welcome additions for families. Passes can be bought for any number of days as well as for those that do not want to ski. Family passes are also available. Pedestrians do not have to miss out on the stunning views and family lunches on the slopes as they can access many lifts including the Solaise gondola, the Pim Pam carpet, the Poum carpet, the Vallon gondola, the Funival, the Daille gondola, the Olympique cable car, the Fornet cable car and the Bellevarde chairlift. The resort operates some brilliant ski schools.

Val’d’Isere is a great place for a wander, for evening entertainment and for shopping. It is incredibly picturesque, boasting a pretty17th century church and delightful, characterful shops, restaurants and bars. It is a known party destination with La Folie Douce being one of it main evening attractions. For those that don’t ski or want a day off, there are some excellent spas and a brilliant leisure centre. When staying at Apartment Madeleine, guests enjoy use of evening gondolas to and from the town on two nights a week and otherwise can dine in style at the residence restaurant, indulge yourself in the spa, work out in the gym or enjoy a quiet night in your luxurious apartment. During the summer, Val d’Isere enjoys fabulous biking and hiking trails and the wonderful Vanoise National Park.

Please note that due to the unique location of this property, arrivals can only take place via the Solaise cable car which runs from 9am to 4.30pm daily. Exceptionally, privatisation of the cabins for access to the hotel is available on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7pm to 11pm. Please note that no arrivals can be accommodated outside of these times.

Read more about Val d'Isere

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Geneva Airport


Nearest Village Val-d'Isère

(3.7 km)

Nearest Restaurant Gigi

(29 m)

Nearest Piste Soleise Terrasse

(0 m)

Nearest Supermarket SPAR Supermarché

(3.6 km)

Nearest Ski Lift Lac

(500 m)

Nearest Ski Hire Snowberry Slopeside

(3.2 km)

The Resort

Val d’Isere is the oldest of the French ski resorts and a gleaming icon at the end of the valley where the residential town lies. Surrounded by what is arguably some of the most beautiful mountain landscape in the world, the chalet village is centred around a charming baroque church. It’s a lovely place for wandering, taking in the cosy atmosphere and spending quality time with your favourite people.

Val d’Isere is composed of three skiing sections. These are La Daille, Val d’Isere centre and Le Fornet, all of which are linked by a free shuttle service. Alongside Tignes, the resort is part of a wider ski area known as Espace Killy, and a lift pass will get you access to its entirety. Ski season in both resorts stretches as long as May. 

Thanks to its high altitude, Val d’Isere is probably your most snow sure option for skiing in the French Alps. The village rests at 1850 metres and its peak on top of the La Grande Motte glacier is 3456 metres high. Sixty per cent of the resort’s pistes are set above 2200 metres, meaning that the skiing is consistently good but on rare occasions, bad weather can cause the slopes to close. It’s also important to keep in mind that Val d’Isere isn’t the best choice if you’re just finding your feet on the snow, and beginners may well find themselves challenged. On the flipside, Val d’Isere is one of the top choices for experienced skiers and snowboarders, with plenty of challenging black runs (such as the iconic Face the Bellevarde, where the 1992 Olympic men’s downhill was run).

And to go with some of the most exciting and picturesque skiing in France, down in the village you’ll find some amazing bars and restaurants. What better way to celebrate conquering that tricky black run than by indulging in some equally entertaining après-ski? On the mountain itself, you can start your evening with DJ’s and live music at La Folie Douce until the lifts close and then work your way into town.


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

Apartment Madeleine is perfect for a large family or perhaps even two families. It offers four beautiful bedrooms and a cabin with bunk beds ideal for children. The living space is a very generous size with comfy sofas where children can curl up and watch a movie at the end of a busy ski day.

Val d’Isere is a brilliant resort for families. It enjoys three main beginners areas and a brilliant selection of ski schools and private ski instructors. For very young ones, there are a few slopes and lifts at the bottom of the resort that are free and you do not need to buy a ski pass. This includes the ‘Le Village’ chairlift and the ‘La Savonette’ button lift which are in the heart of the resort. At the top of the Solaise, there is another excellent beginner area with two magic carpets, a great way to learn with confidence. There are some good value family passes available. The ski schools have mastered the art of combining skiing with fun activities so that children enjoy the experience. Val Kids is an exciting adventure programme for little ones. They learn about the mountain, the skiing and the people who work there. Val Kids is divided into four zones, one a playground to understand about the different jobs in the resort, another a fun piste with games, another an thrilling toboggan run and lastly a mini ski-cross course for learning new ski techniques. Val Kids is located on Solaise and Bellevarde.

Away from the slopes, children can enjoy many other snow-based and non-snow-based activities. Sledging is such good fun and the good old-fashioned snow ball fights remain so popular. There are husky sleigh rides and tobogganing to enjoy too. Snake gliss is a fun ride with sledges slotted together for children aged four and over. Yooner is a sledge on one ski for six year olds and Airboard is a bodyboard on snow for those aged nine and over.

For part of the ski season, Val d’Isere hosts a traditional pedestrian evening with illuminations, percussion music, giant snow sculptures and light shows. There is lots of hot chocolate and mulled wine on offer. The resort also hosts giant slalom races on the Savonette slopes.

The sports centre is excellent with an ice rink, swimming pools, tennis, a climbing wall, electric snowmobiles with a track designed for children aged five to twelve and much more.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Ski-In/Ski-Out
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Skiing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities

Onsite Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games

Services Available

  • Breakfast Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • Professional nanny babysitter available


Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Yoga Classes Available
  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • Butler Included
  • Professional nanny babysitter available
  • Bathroom Toiletries
  • Room service available
  • Ski equipment hire and ski pass available on-site
  • Included: - Access to the Spa - Locker available in the ski room - Weekly housekeeping with a change of sheets - Preparing your stay with our teams

At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €2,000 charged to client’s credit card by the resort upon arrival and refunded subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 3pm
Departure time 11am
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in rental price.
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price.
Minimum stay 7 nights
Changeover day Saturday
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted.
Tax Not included in the rental price, payable locally within the resort. The tourist tax amounts to 4.40€ per adult per night. The amount of the tourist tax is determined by the municipality and may be changed without prior notice.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Mar 2nd 2024 £41,955
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 9th 2024 £36,482
Mar 9th 2024 - Mar 16th 2024 £23,106
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 23rd 2024 £23,106
Mar 23rd 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 £23,106
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 £19,458
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 £19,458
Apr 13th 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 £14,593
Apr 20th 2024 - Nov 23rd 2024 £10,945
Nov 23rd 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 £14,593
Dec 14th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 £29,186
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 £41,955
Jan 4th 2025 - Aug 27th 2025 £29,186

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Mar 2nd 2024 €45,647
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 9th 2024 €39,693
Mar 9th 2024 - Mar 16th 2024 €25,139
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 23rd 2024 €25,139
Mar 23rd 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 €25,139
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 €21,170
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 €21,170
Apr 13th 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 €15,877
Apr 20th 2024 - Nov 23rd 2024 €11,908
Nov 23rd 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 €15,877
Dec 14th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 €31,754
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 €45,647
Jan 4th 2025 - Aug 27th 2025 €31,754

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Mar 2nd 2024 $49,398
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 9th 2024 $42,955
Mar 9th 2024 - Mar 16th 2024 $27,205
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 23rd 2024 $27,205
Mar 23rd 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 $27,205
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 $22,909
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 $22,909
Apr 13th 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 $17,182
Apr 20th 2024 - Nov 23rd 2024 $12,887
Nov 23rd 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 $17,182
Dec 14th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 $34,364
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 $49,398
Jan 4th 2025 - Aug 27th 2025 $34,364

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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