The Best Hotels in Chamonix
Collected by AFAR Editors, AFAR Staff
Travelers to the region have their pick of cozy family-run mountain lodges, five-star icons, and alpine-chic modern hotels. One thing that all the lodgings on this list have in common? A strong sense of place—of a particularly magical place.
75 Rue du Dr Paccard, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
Those looking to be in the thick of the action in Chamonix can do no better than the stately Grand Hôtel des Alpes, occupying its site on the main pedestrian thoroughfare, Rue du Docteur Paccard, since 1840. The lifts to Planpraz and...
69 Chemin de l'Hermine, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
As the story goes, owner Denis Carrier’s father was going to build his home here, but friends convinced him that the stunning mountain vistas deserved to be shared—so he built a hotel instead. Each of the 12 rooms (including junior...
62 Allée du Majestic, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
This iconic five-star hotel, on a quiet corner in the center of town, has been welcoming nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts since 1849, years before the well-heeled few were strapping wooden planks to their boots and pointing them downhill just...
38 Route du Bouchet, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
Since 1903, five generations of the Carrier-Maillet family have owned and operated this five-star resort, named after a Belgian king who loved to ski in the area. Located near the center of town, the hotel boasts first-rate accommodations...
50 Place de l'Aiguille du Midi, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
When Héliopic opened right next to the Aiguille du Midi cable car station in 2013, it brought a fun new aesthetic with it, eschewing alpine chic for a fun midcentury vibe harking back to the '50s and '60s, when jet-setters started rubbing...
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