Best Places to Stay in St Luc Chandolin

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St Luc village
St Luc (right) & Chandolin (left) ski resort & villages viewed from Grimentz
Saint Luc village
Hôtel Weisshorn sur St-Luc sits alone on the mountain
Hotel Bella Tola, Saint Luc village
St Luc village below the ski area
Gîte du Prilett' is the best guesthouse in St Luc
Chandolin village below the ski area
Chandolin village below a freeride powder run in the resort
St Luc village
Chandolin village is at 2000m elevation
St Luc village streets
Tignousa guesthouse sits prominently at the top of the funicular in the St Luc sector of the ski resort
St Luc village
St Luc Chandolin ski resort looking across to the Rhone valley & Crans Montana
A typical St Luc chalet with Val d'Anniviers view
Authentic St Luc alpine village streetscape
St Luc Chandolin lodgings all have amazing locations
Saint Luc village centre
Hotel Weisshorn & its amazing view across to Grimentz Zinal ski resort

Best Places to Stay in St Luc Chandolin

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St Luc Chandolin Accommodation Info

The ski resort combination name of St Luc Chandolin might give one a hint that it is made up of two separate villages. Chandolin is the quieter & more remote of the two. St Luc has the best access to ski lifts, although it could be argued that neither village is totally convenient to the ski lifts. A local ski bus or walk is generally required from any accommodation. The village bus appears to run on an extremely relaxed schedule; hence walking is a good option to get around either town. However, the distance between Chandolin & St Luc is at least 5km by road, or more depending on where one is staying, so buses between the villages are generally necessary.

See the full list accommodation available via ourSt Luc & Chandolin Ski Accommodation Listings page.

Best Places to Stay in Saint Luc

The core of the St Luc village is one of the prettiest in the region. Spread across the hillside on various levels between 1600 & 1650m altitude, the centre of the village (& its most attractive sector) is near the church midway between the funiculaire station & Poste areas. A walk between the two is more than pleasant, it is positively delightful.

St Luc village comprises a mix of traditional style chalets (both ancient & modern versions) with minimal hotels. In the village, the 19th century 4-star Hotel Bella Tola & SPA & über traditional Hôtel Le Grand Chalet Favre provide excellent lodging options & are the easiest propositions for a short-term stay. On the edge of St Luc at the end of the resort’s best valley ski trail, Gîte du Prilett gets the chocolates for the best guesthouse accommodation in town. An easy 20min walk to the town centre, it can feel isolated, but that can be just fine too.

Best Places to Stay in Chandolin

Located high on the mountainside at 2000m elevation, Chandolin does have a remote feel to it. Aside from a range of individual chalets & apartments, the place to stay is the exceptional Chandolin Boutique Hotel. Style & comfort all rolled into one at a delicious altitude with spanking views across the valley.

Best Ski-in Ski-out Mountain Lodgings at St Luc-Chandolin

Away from the villages, more interesting alternatives include the ski-in, ski-out Tignousa at the top of the funicular. Externally Tignousa appears vile, internally it provides simple hostel style rooms for the ultimate access to the slopes on a powder day. Further afield, via a winter walking track (or skin), Hotel Weisshorn sur St Luc sits prominently on a ridge at 2,337m elevation providing expansive views of the entire Val d’Anniviers. The accommodation & overnight experience are everything one could hope for from an isolated, traditional mountain hotel.

Search & book all St Luc Chandolin ski accommodation here.

Best Places to Stay Near the Resort

The village of Vissoie (pronounced Vis-wa!) is a lynchpin in the valley. If planning on skiing all the valley’s ski resorts, Vissoie is the place to be, particularly if utilising the free ski buses.

Search & book all Vissoie accommodation here.

The next best alternatives are higher-priced in the larger, more lively resort villages of Grimentz & Zinal , located on the opposite side of Val d’Anniviers.

The hamlet of St Jean has a few lodging options amongst its blissfully quiet laneways. Without a kitchen or a car though, eating out at night can be difficult in St Jean. Only one, albeit excellent, option is available ……. most, but not all nights! You may well get sick of eating cheese too as the La Gougra specialises in fondues, nearly to the exclusion of all else. We did have a delicious & very cheesy lasagna plus lovely salad there one evening, so all is not lost!

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