Hotel Altapura ***** Val Thorens, France
What we love
A bold take on a classic 20th century style. The design of the hotel is complimented by it's stellar restaurants, trendy bar and amazing spa.
Setting the scene
Located right at the heart of the village of Luxury Ski Resort of Verbier within walking distance or a short complimentary shuttle drive to the Médran gondola, as well as the shops, cafes and restaurants. This Luxury Ski Hotel has a total of 39 rooms and suites, many with terraces and panoramic views of the surrounding Alpine peaks and Mont Blanc. With a restaurant, cocktail bar, night club as well as a spa, hammam and solarium there really is something for everyone at Experimental Chalet.
One of the latest openings in the Luxury Ski resort of Verbier the Experimental Chalet is a stylish update on the traditional Swiss Alpine Hotel. Once the Nevai Hotel, now redesigned by renowned architect and interior designer Fabrizio Casiraghi, Experimental Chalet blends contemporary elegance with authenticity and vintage glamour in a welcoming chalet atmosphere. This Luxury Ski hotel is perfect for couples and families, avid skiers and those who prefer the Apres-ski more than the slopes.
This Luxury Ski Hotel are passionate about excellent food & beverage and the Experimental Chalet really reflects this ethos. From sumptuous breakfasts to fill you up before a day on the slopes to dinner at the Chalet restaurant, by Gregory Marchard, serving traditional mountain food with a contemporary flair. The bar on the first floor is inspired by Experimental Cocktail Club’s signature cocktails, and a perfect place in Verbier for Apres-ski gatherings, aperitifs or a post-dinner drink.
Rooms and Suites
There are a total of 39 rooms ranging from including 2 Suites and 7 Junior Suites, rooms range from 18sqm – 21sqm for Standard – Deluxe rooms. The Suites range from 34sqm, many of which have terraces.
- Classic Room – 18sqm
- Superior Room – 22sqm
- Superior Room Terrace – 21sqm with terrace south facing
- Deluxe Room Terrace – 21sqm and a large 24sqm terrace south facing
- Junior Suite Terrace – 34sqm and a terrace
- Junior Suite – 34sqm
- Suite Verbier – 46sqm with private terrace and Jacuzzi
- Suite Panorama – 60sqm, 3 private terraces and a jacuzzi
Spa and Wellness
The Experimental Chalet Spa is on the ground floor of the hotel and has three treatment rooms as well as a hammam and sauna. The products and treatments in the spa are designed by French luxury skin specialist Biologique Recherche, which has a reputation for incredible effectiveness based on a clinical and personalised approach to skin care using pure, raw, active ingredients. The perfect antidote to a day spent on the slopes, or for the non-skiers more interested in wellness. In addition there is solarium with a Jacuzzi and lounge chairs where guests can relax with a drink and a book.
Dining and Après Ski
The Chalet Restaurant
At the Chalet restaurant, Gregory Marchand of Frenchie, one of Paris and London’s most sought-after chefs, freshens up mountain food with contemporary flair. You can find a mix of hotel guests and locals enjoying the delicious food and ambient atmosphere. In the summer a lighter fare of small plates and tapas is on offer.
The Cocktail Bar
The bar on the first floor serves cocktails inspired by the renowned Experimental Cocktail Club, as well as an expert selection of wines and spirits. Grab a seat by the roaring fire and enjoy one of the delicious creations and people watching.
The Farm Night Club
Continue the evening by going downstairs to the Farm Club, a legendary hot spot that has set the rhythm of Verbier after dark for over 45 years.
- Distance to piste: 5 mins drive
- Distance to lifts: 5 mins drive to the Medran lift
- Distance to resort centre: 1 minute drive or a Less than a 5 min walk
Distance To Airport
- Sion (SIR): 45mins / 55km
- Geneva (GVA): 2h / 160km
Winter 2020/21 Pricing
Price upon request. Please contact us on +44 1993 899422 for more information and live availability.