Hotel Altapura ***** Val Thorens, France
What we love
This 5-star hotel is certainly a valuable addition to the resort of Val Thorens. With superb facilities and a wonderful location it truly is a hard one to beat!
Setting the scene
The name Koh-I Nor means Mountain of Light in Persian. It is also the name of the 105-carat diamond set into the crown of Queen Elizabeth! Situated at an altitude of 2,364m this is the highest 5-star hotel in Europe; the entire hotel is focused on letting light into the building and maximising the views of the surrounding mountains. Hotel Koh-I Nor has 63 rooms and suites and 35 apartments, all extremely spacious with private balconies and luxury finishings.
The facilities match the high quality of the hotel, with 3 great restaurants and a large 800sqm luxury spa with products by Valmont and Cinq Mondes. The hotel is situated in a fabulous position, looking down on the resort and with great ski in, ski out access.
Rooms and Suites
Rooms range from 26 - 36 sqm, sleeping between 2 - 3 people in a warm and contemporary design.
Suites between 41 - 60 sqm for 2 - 4 people, located on the 6th and 7th floor with balcony.
There are also fantastic options for families, choose from either the Prestige Family Room (68 sqm) suitable for up to 6 people or Connecting Rooms on the 3rd, 4th or 5th floors able to sleep up to 5 people.
Spa and Wellness
The 800sqm luxury spa features products by the well known Swiss brand Valmont and also Cinq Mondes. The spa facilities include 2 swimming pools, a fitness room, sauna, hammam, Jacuzzi, salt wall, fountain of ice, experience showers, relaxation area and solarium.
Guests will enjoy the natural light in all areas of the spa. There are also 4 treatment rooms which offer pampering beauty and massage treatments.
Dining and Après Ski
The brilliant head chef is Eric Samson who has been awarded 1 Michelin star.
L’atelier d’Eric: This restaurant offers a 5 course dinner menu (included in the half board option) in a cosy and warm atmosphere. Light from the large picture windows floods into the entire room enabling you to enjoy a view of the summits whilst having dinner. You can also choose to dine from an a la carte menu here.
Le Diamant Noir: This gastronomic restaurant with a panoramic terrace offers a gourmet menu with truffle, foie gras etc. A credit per adult and per child is available as part of the half-board package.
La Cave: With local specialities, produce and wines from the region serving favourite dishes such as fondue and raclette.
Lounge Bar and Terrace: The bar is a musical and relaxed universe ready to host you day and night. In the daytime, the atmosphere is cosy and calm. In the evening, it's livelier, but still feels like a lounge. Enjoy cocktails and other tasty nectars that the head bartender has dreamed up.
- Distance to piste: Ski in/out access
- Distance to resort centre: 5 min. walk
Distance To Airport
- Geneva (GVA): 2h 25m / 198km
- Lyon (LYS): 2h 50m / 218km
- Chambery (CMF): 1h 35m / 113km
- Grenoble (GNB): 1h 50m / 144km
Winter 2016/17 Pricing
Rooms - From EUR 2,695 to 7,280 per week
Suites - From EUR 4,480 to 11,550 per week
Connecting Rooms - From EUR 6,475 to 11,690 per week
Prestige Family Room - From EUR 7,840 to 13,790 per week
*Prices based on double occupancy, including half board. Supplements apply for additional adults and children.
Please contact us on +44 1993 899422 for more information and live availability.