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75.0% Based on 145 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

Hotel Description

Ski hotel near Ecrins National Park

Near the slopes

At this Villar-d'Arene hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Ecrins National Park and 3 miles (5 km) of La Grave Ski Resort. Alpine Botanical Garden of Lautaret is within 6 miles (10 km) and Col du Galibier is within 12 miles (20 km).

Dining, spa tub

This hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Take advantage of ski passes and ski storage on site, and enjoy downhill skiing. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Free WiFi

The 33 guestrooms offer free WiFi, room service, and TVs. Phones and desks are also available.

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

After a day on the slopes, relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other facilities, including a fitness center and a sauna. Conveniences like ski storage and ski passes allow you to spend less time with logistics and more time on the slopes. When the sun goes down, sip après-ski drinks in the hotel's bar. There's a restaurant on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Self parking is free.

  • 33 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Ski lift tickets
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Grenoble (GNB-Grenoble - Isere) (124.4 km / 77.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Le Faranchin offers 33 accommodations. This Villar-d'Arene hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Cribs (free)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Le Faranchin has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Downhill skiing on site
  • Cross-country skiing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 6 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are welcome
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.50 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 10 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Faranchin
  • Faranchin Hotel
  • Faranchin Hotel Villar-d'Arene
  • Faranchin Villar-d'Arene
  • Le Faranchin Hotel Restaurant France

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.