Most welcoming hotel in Switzerland - Winner 2013 Category Small Hotels - Chalet style in the heart of Champéry, perfect for Ski holidays in Switzerland in the Ski resort of the Portes du soleil.
3* Hotel in Champéry
“Sport, Charm and Authenticity”. These are the three words that best define Champéry, a nice village for alpine Summer holidays and an important Winter holidays in switzerland.
Portes du Soleil are the world’s largest ski and mountain bike recreational area, and is part of the Espace Mont-Blanc. Champéry is a quiet mountain village in Switzerland, inhabited by true ‘Valaisans’, yet boasting more than 150 years in tourism. People are used to ski in Champéry for over 70 years.
Hotel 3 in 1
First real Boutique hotel in Valais in its category, it is a charming hotel situated in the heart of Champery, on the village main street. We aim to combine Swiss tradition, an elegantly casual ‘sport-chic’ environment and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
The hotel benefits from the best situation concerning proximity and accessibility.
Conveniently located in a quiet spot close to all shops and amenities, the hotel also boasts stunning views of the iconic Dents du Midi mountain range.
At a 1h30 drive from Geneva, the road leads you directly in front of the hotel door to drop off your luggage. Thanks to the garages and parking spots, you do not have to search for long where to park.
Everything is practical ; in particular the stop of the Ski-Bus which is right in front of the ski-room door and only 400m away from the cable car departure as well as the train station (5 min walking, 2 min by Bus).
A few steps away, you will find the supermarket, the bank or the pharmacy.
The rooms of the Beau-Séjour Hotel
All eighteen rooms are uniquely decorated so that each of your stays will be an entirely new experience.
Located in a quiet situation and built with authentic wood, they reflect the cosy style of a Mountain Chalet ; a “lifestyle” from rustic to chic which offers conviviality and comfort. After a busy day, it is nice to get back and enjoy a peaceful night.
All rooms are non-smoking. They offer the standard comfort of a Swiss 3 star hotel with a bathroom (most of them with shower – some with bathtub) and individual toilet.
Everything about skiing | Portes-du-Soleil, Champery
Since 1939, skiing in Champery has become the main tourism activity in this region. However, back in the day, Summer used to be more successful than Winter!
Enjoy the world’s largest international ski area!
- With its 650 km of slopes,
- 228 lifts,
- 283 slopes (27 black, 104 red, 119 blue, 33 green),
- 10 snowparks and
- 90 restaurants on the slopes,
In 1965, 4 Swiss resort villages as well as 8 French resort villages joined forces to create the Portes-du-Soleil; an amazing adventure shared between Champéry, Val-d’Illiez – Les Crosets, Morgins, Torgon, – Champoussin, Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Chapelle d’Abondance, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine-Avoriaz, St Jean d’Aulps…
French-Swiss Ski Resort
The closest to Geneva and its international airport, straddling the border between France and Switzerland, between the Savoie and Valais regions, the Portes-du-Soleil is part of the Espace Mont-Blanc. The gigantic Portes-du-Soleil is a ‘ nature preserve for powder ’, in the heart of the Alps, where the natural environment remains as untouched as possible and where the skier does not cross the same slope twice during a day. The skier benefits from an incomparable offer for the beginner who wants to have fun, or the professionnel skier training on the famous Alpine Ski Worldcup slope in Avoriaz. One can experience a full discovery of the moutain.
Cross-country and snowshoes | Portes-du-Soleil
Skiing is in Champéry the most sought-after sport. But for the persons who do not ski, the village suggests other activities. Here is a small list.
Just past Champery, the Grand Paradis recreational area has a 7 km cross-country ski track for:
- classic style
- skating style
- including a 100 meter denivelation.
A ski ticket is compulsory and can be purchased at the Tourist Office as well as at the Grand Paradis ski lift (open til 5 pm).
4km of slopes are lit every evening til 9.30 pm.
A leaflet suggesting some routes around Champery, Val d’Illiez, Les Crosets and Champoussin is available at our reception, as well as at the Tourism Office. Visit the website
Guided snowshoeing tours can also be organized in collaboration with local guides from Champéry.
Accompanied by qualified instructors, small groups can get off the beaten path in search of the local flora and fauna.
At Grand Paradis, near the chairlift, you’ll find a small, 200m long sledging slope.
Sleps can be rented in sports shops. Sledding is not permitted on the ski slopes.
Feel free to ask at the reception of the hotel some advice on finding some of the best hiking trails to explore and enjoy the resort and its surroundings.
We are looking forward to your visit!
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Children: 0 to 7, free of charge in a payed double room. Is considered as a child if less than 16 years old.
Deposit: Your reservation is considered confirmed only after reception of a 50% deposit of the total cost of your stay. We will ask you to pay 100% in advance if you come for less than 3 nights.
Cancellation: Your deposit is not refunded if your reservation is cancelled less than 21 days before your arrival date. If the cancellation occurs amongst 3 days before the arrival date, 100% is of the stay is charged as cancellation fee.
Stay shortened: In case of late arrival or early departure, the full cost of the reservation will be charged as compensation.
Check in time: Your room will be ready at 4pm. However, we will always do our best to have it ready before.
Late arrival: If you plan to arrive after 9pm, please contact us in advance to let us know.
Check-out time: All rooms must be free at 11.30am at the latest, on the day of departure.
Half board: Our establishment does not have any restaurant but we work with different restaurants in the village. The choice is yours and we will reserve on your behalf, a half board menu at the price of 35 CHF per person and 20 CHF per child (reservations are necessary and payment is made directly at the restaurant).