Kempinski Hotel das Tirol ***** Kitzbuhel, Austria
What we love
If you are considering Val Thorens for your next ski destination then this hotel should be high on your list! Excellent value for money, quality service and stylish modern hotel in one of the best ski in, ski out locations. The high altitude of this hotel and resort offers the best chance of snow surety, and the children's play room is an added bonus.
Setting the scene
Val Thorens is fast becoming one of "the" resorts to stay in and this is certainly thanks in part, to the opening of the fantastic 5-star Hotel Altapura. Despite being 5-star this hotel offers excellent value for money in comparison to hotels in the neighboring resorts of Courchevel and Meribel. The hotel is in a great location and is truly ski in, ski out, with the Plein Sud chairlift literally passing the front door! It′s location is hard to beat.
The hotel has a modern contemporary style throughout, with huge glass panoramic windows giving you spectacular views from your bedroom. There are 88 rooms in total, of which 16 are suites. Cleverly designed with great family room options and beautiful spacious suites.
You will not be disappointed with the hotel facilities, which include the impressive Pure Altitude Spa, 3 restaurants catering for every taste, as well as a large sun terrace which is perfect for enjoying the view. Other facilities include a children′s play room, in-house ski shop and meeting rooms.
Rooms and Suites
The hotel has 72 rooms and 16 suites with differing views and facilities. Some details can be found below;
Classic Room (28sqm) - With northern views
Club and Deluxe Room (28-32sqm) - With mountain views
Junior Suite (32 - 40sqm) - With mountain views
Family Junior Suite (40sqm) - With adjoining single bedroom
Duplex Suite (50sqm) - Situated over 2 levels. Living area with sofa bed on lower level, master bedroom on upper mezzanine level.
Suite (50sqm) - Also situated over 2 levels. Living area and bedroom cabin on lower level and master bedroom on upper level.
The Cocooning Suite (50sqm) - With a beautiful white fur decoration, perfect for honeymooners!
Spa and Wellness
The hotels Pure Altitude Spa is superb. Set over 1,000 sqm the spa has a tranquil atmosphere with a birch forest theme. There are 6 treatment rooms including 1 duo room offering a wide selection of luxury treatments.
The spa has a beautiful indoor/outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, hammam, igloo and ice fountains. Additionally, the spa has a large fitness room, relaxation room, waterfall showers and sensory light therapy room.
Dining and Après Ski
This is the hotels main restaurant and is open daily for lunch and dinner. At lunchtime choose from the delicious traditional menu including snacks, platters or something from the grill. When the sun is shining enjoy your lunch sat on the stunning terrace facing the Caron peak. In the evening enjoy the local specialities and hot dishes from the rotisserie and Asian woks.
Les Enfants Terribles
For something special, visit the hotels chic mountain style brasserie. The restaurant serves superb classic dishes set in a glamorous festive atmosphere, open well into the early hours (closed Sundays and Tuesdays).
What stay in the Alps would be complete without a fondue at the end of a hard day on the slopes!? Offering a great range of flavours including a champagne or truffle fondue. If you have space for dessert then don′t forget to try the famous Mont Blanc cake, fromage blanc with blueberries and traditional cheesecake (closed Mondays and Wednesdays).
The Hotel Altapura features an unsupervised children's room. Complimentary to use, this is a great place for chhildren of ages 4+ to play throughout each day. A wonderful additional facility for families with younger children.
- Distance to piste: Ski in/out access
- Distance to resort centre: 2 mins drive, 500 metres
Distance To Airport
- Geneva (GVA): 2h 25m / 198km
- Lyon (LYS): 2h 50m / 218km
- Chambery (CMF): 1h 35m / 113km
- Grenoble (GNB): 1h 50m / 144km
Winter 2020/21 Pricing
Prices upon request. Please contact us on +44 1993 899 422 for more information and live availability.