Grand Hotel de Valloire is situated in the village centre, this is a large five-storey chalet (with lift). It is arguably the best location for skiers to stay here, with the main Crey du Quart lifts and slopes giving access to the whole ski area outside the door. Most of the bedrooms have been refurbished in the last five years but are fairly compact.
Les Chalets du Galibier (+33 479 83 46 46) is a development of comfortable, well-equipped self-catering apartments in a quiet location opposite the Moulin Benjamin chair-lift. Regular free shuttle buses stop outside for access to all ski departure points and shops – or a few minutes’ walk takes you to the village centre. Guests have two indoor swimming-pools, lounge with open fire, pool table (payable), sauna and steam room (one free session per apartment), laundry room (payable). The residence has free outdoor parking and underground parking.
Hotel Christiania is a friendly two-star in the village centre, with nice wood-panelled bedrooms. The dining room has Philippe Starck lighting. Les Fermes du Planet is set in the hamlet of Les Verneys, two minutes’ drive from the village centre, this forms part of the larger chalet. The chalet is located 80m away from Les Verneys chair-lift, as well as a boulangerie, pizzeria, newsagent and ski shop. The modern chalet is arranged over three floors and sleeps up to 12 in five bedrooms.
The Pierre & Vacances Les Chalets Valoria Residence is located above the resort and 300m from the ski lifts. The apartments vary in size from studios to those sleeping eight people.
Residence Le Thabor overlooks Valmeinier, and is designed in typical regional style. It has exceptional panoramic views from the balconies and the apartments share an outdoor heated swimming-pool.