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Hotel les Sapins, Croix Fry ****

Ski in ski out stylish mountain luxury

Quality 4* Hotel on the pistes for ski-in/ski-out

Welcome to a relaxing, luxurious mountain hotel with a spa, wellness centre and pool

  • Family run Savoyard luxury
  • Ski in/ski out piste side location
  • Indoor pool, spa and wellness centre
  • Peaceful location for true relaxation
  • Quick transfer 1h 10 mins from Geneva

Hotel Sapins - Croix Fry Manigod
Hotel les Sapins is a family run, stylish 4-star hotel situated on the Col de la Croix Fry, with direct access to the skiing at Croix Fry/Merdassier which is part of the wider La Clusaz ski network.

The spacious rooms have all been finished to a high standard in a contemporary mountain style, with the majority having spectacular views over the ski field and down in to the Manigod valley.

The hotel is a family run affair in the true sense of the word, with the second and third generations actively running the hotel – and the fourth generation often around the hotel too!

They pride themselves on their Savoyard welcome, and have created a luxurious and comfortable space from which to really enjoy your short break ski holiday.

The 23 bedrooms are all of a very good size and have been furnished to a high standard, using a modern mountain theme as the inspiration. The rooms are over three floors, all accessed by an elevator. Most benefit from a very sunny southerly aspect overlooking the pistes of La Croix Fry and the stunning Manigod valley beyond.

Indoor Pool
The hotel has created a fabulous wellness centre on its ground floor incorporating a pool with a counter current system, a jacuzzi area and a lumbar massage fountain in which to soothe the aching muscles at the end of a day on the slopes.

The ‘cosmic’ sauna pod overlooks the pistes and the valley beyond, and for an extra indulgence massages are available to book on request.

The hotel has a comfortable, well priced bar with a sunny terrace which is equally popular with locals as well as hotel guests. The spacious hotel restaurant adjacent to the bar has an exceptional reputation and has fabulous views across the mountains.

Our ski hire partners are a short stroll away from the hotel and the hotel benefits from a ski room with individual heated lockers for your convenience, which access the piste directly from the door.

Ultimate Convenience for Your Short Ski Break

An ideal destination for location, quality, service and hospitality

  • Spacious ensuite rooms with quality beds
  • Ideal for couples and families
  • Lift access to all floors
  • Piste side access for a truly convenient and relaxing ski break

Ski-in-out Hotel Sapins

Hotel les Sapins – Rooms

The hotel has 23 luxuriously appointed rooms including twins, doubles, triples, and quadruples. Many of the rooms have south facing, spacious balconies from which to enjoy the views out over the pistes and the Manigod valley beyond.

All rooms have modern, well appointed shower or bathrooms with luxurious toiletries, comfortable dressing gowns and big, fluffy towels.
The rooms are all very spacious and beautifully appointed with Wi-Fi throughout and large, flat screen TVs with English speaking channels.

Hotel les Sapins – Social Facilities

The social hub of the hotel is without doubt it’s Savoyard bar with it’s beautiful, sunny terrace overlooking the ski slopes. The bar is open all day long and is popular with locals, hotel residents and skiers alike. The bar has an extensive and reasonably priced drinks and wine list.

The hotel has a comfortable, south facing lounge area reserved exclusively for residents situated on the basement floor of the hotel, overlooking the pistes. This cozy area is the ideal place to chill out after a day on the slopes, or to watch a match on the giant drop down projector screen.

For your wellbeing and relaxation, the Wellness centre offers massage treatments by appointment- we recommend that you book these in advance with the hotel- as well as a pool with a counter current should you feel the need to exercise further after a day on the slopes!

If chilling out is more your thing, the pool also incorporates a jacuzzi bench and a lumber massaging water spout. The cosmic sauna pod is out on the terrace overlooking the valley, and an ideal spot from which to relax and star gaze.

Away from the skiing, the hotel is one of the social hubs up on the Croix Fry. Once the slopes close, there are several bars and a couple of ski shops within a short stroll, but essentially, this location is one in which to enjoy some calm and tranquility, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday, modern life.

Find out more about what the resort of La Clusaz has to offer here >>>

Hotel les Sapins – Food

All meals are served in the hotel’s dining room, adjacent to the hotel bar. The chef has a very good reputation locally for serving up very well presented and tasty food.

On Tuesday and Friday nights you can indulge in a full on savoyard experience, with a choice of traditional mountain dishes accompanied by local music.

Catering is on a half board basis, with a continental buffet and delicious 4-course evening meal included in your trip package.


Hotel Exterior
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Sapins Bedroom
Balcony Hotel Sapins
Night Ski Manigod
View from Hotel Croix Fry
Sauna and Ski Room
Swimming Pool
Indoor Pool Sapins
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Sapins Indoor Pool
Spa Hotel Manigod
Cosmic Sauna
Restaurant Sapins
Sapins Food
Half Board
Dinner at Sapins
Snowy Exterior

Hotel les Sapins – Location & Skiing Access

The hotel is ideally situated piste side in the Croix Fry area of the La Clusaz ski network, making this a truly ski in/ski out accommodation.

Just an hour’s airport transfer from Geneva, the Croix Fry/Merdassier area of La Clusaz boasts plenty of cruisy, tree lined, blue and red runs whilst at the same time benefitting from direct access to the more challenging terrain to be found in the Etale sector of the resort.

Croix Fry/Merdassier boasts the most extensive night skiing in the French alps, which is accessible with your included lift pass on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the season and every night (excluding Sundays) throughout the February holidays.

The included Aravis lift pass also gives you access to 90km of additional skiing in neighbouring Le Grand Bornand, accessed via a short bus ride from La Clusaz village. Furthermore, the cross country skiing of Beauregard is accessible from just across the road from the hotel.

Our recommended ski hire partner is a short stroll from the hotel, and your gear can be stored in your heated ski locker in the hotel’s ski room with direct access on to the piste. A regular bus service runs from just beside the hotel down in to the main village of La Clusaz (daytime only).

Croix Fry Piste Map

Our ‘Lite’ Package at Hotel les Sapins

With our ‘Lite Packages’, you benefit from our experience and support in arranging all the elements of your holidays within an inclusive package – yet with more independence and flexibility as to how you eventually enjoy your holiday.

Our ‘Lite’ Package Ski Holidays Include…

  • Half Board accommodation
  • Full Aravis Region Lift Pass
  • Airport Transfers from Geneva airport
  • Access to Off-Site Support if Required

All the essentials in a convenient package

All of our ‘Lite Packages’ include your accommodation, airport transfers and full Aravis region lift pass – but unlike on the ‘Classic Packages’, you won’t see one of our team every day and we do not have our Ski Team on site to actively manage your days – leaving you to ski and enjoy your holiday independently. However, we will still be available and easily accessible to support and help you should you require it!

Full package details – Hotel les Sapins

Our ‘Lite Packages’ at Hotel les Sapins and Spa include:

  • Half Board catering, including full buffet breakfast and 4 course evening meal;
  • Full Aravis region lift pass included in the price and ready for you on arrival;
  • Afternoon / evening airport transfers in our standard transfer windows included in the package price*;
  • Access to our off-site ski team if required.

Airport transfers on ‘Lite Packages’ are included for flights scheduled to arrive into Geneva airport between 1500 to 2115, and for departure flights taking off at 1600 or later. On departure, your airport transfer will leave resort 3 – 3.5 hours before your flight time, meaning an evening flight from about 2000 onwards will let you ski all day on your last day. Airport transfers outside these times can be arranged at a locally charged supplement – please contact us for full details.

Ski Holiday Dates and Prices – Hotel les Sapins, Croix Fry

Stays at Hotel les Sapins are possible throughout the winter season, from early January to mid-April – with limited availability during the peak holidays periods of February.

Prices are per adult, assuming 2 people sharing a twin / double room.

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Stays are on a half-board basis in quality 4* ensuite accommodation. All stays at Hotel Sapins include a full Aravis region lift pass, covering 220km of skiing across the ski resorts of La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand. Airport transfers are included on standard break start / end dates, for flights scheduled to arrive into Geneva airport between 1500-2115, and depart 1600 or later. Transfer time from Geneva to La Croix Fry area of La Clusaz is just 1 hour 10 minutes.

Availability can change suddenly at any time and may depend on your group size, so please contact us >>> for the most up to date information.

Ski & Snowboard Hire

We have a partner arrangement in place with Ski Ride who are located opposite the ESF offices. Although a three minute walk from the hotel, they offer a heated locker service where you can leave your skis and boots overnight; alternatively, you can take your hire equipment back to the hotel with you to leave in the piste side ski room for the duration of your stay. For more details and full prices please see here >>>

Ski Lessons

The Ecole du Ski Francais(ESF) are our recommendeded ski school in La Croix Fry/Merdassier and they offer private lessons with English-speaking instructors which are suitable for our short break guests. Their website is at: https://www.esfmanigod.com

Ski Clothing Hire

At Hotel les Sapins, hire of ski jackets, trousers, goggles and gloves can be pre-arranged. For full details, prices and to send through a clothing hire request, please see here >>>

Crèche & Childcare

La Clusaz has a good municipal crèche, with places available for children from 3 months to 4 years. For more details, please see here >>>

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