Hotel Mont Blanc - Summer
At a Glance
Stunning interior design cleverly combining old and new features
Outdoor swimming pool with spectacular views of Mont Blanc
A haven of tranquillity in the heart of this famous Alpine town
Ideal for a short break or as part of a wider European tour
Ideally situated to enjoy all the outdoor pursuits Chamonix has to offer
Indulge yourself with a massage after a day hiking the Alpine meadowsScott Dunn team
Enjoy a relaxing swim in the outdoor pool and gaze up at the awesome views of the spectacular Mont Blanc.Scott Dunn team
Although Chamonix hosted the world’s first ever winter Olympics in 1924, the games were not officially recognised as such until two years later. The games were initially referred to simply as ‘Winter Sports Week’ until the International Olympic Committee gave them their full approval in 1926.Clare Leigh
Two English aristocrats discovered the Priory of Chamouni in 1741 but had no idea that the recital of their visit to this small mountain village and its glaciers, would have such an impact on the whole of Europe. This encouraged many wealthy tourists came to admire the mysterious 'Mer de Glace'.Clare Leigh
Savoyard cooking, the typical food from Chamonix, is based on a staple diet of cheese and potatoes. Locally produced in summer and easy to store during the long winter months, high in calorific value, it made for a good human fuel source!Clare Leigh
Meet our specialists
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Hotel Mont Blanc - Summer or take a look at our itineraries to Summer in Chamonix
At over 100 years old the Hotel Mont Blanc has an interesting history with various politicians, artists and royal families visiting over the years as well as legendary mountaineering pioneers. Having been recently acquired by the Taittinger family it has been carefully renovated by interior designer Sybille de Margerie which has kept the architectural style but updated it with stylish contemporary touches.
Outdoor activities are in abundance in Chamonix with hiking, biking, horseriding and climbing just some of the activities you can enjoy and if you want to relax at the hotel for a while the outdoor swimming pool and relaxation area really come in to their own during the summer months. Taking a dip then laying in the warm sun whilst gazing up at Europe's highest peak is a truly unique experience in itself. Guests can enjoy a light meal or drinks at little tables dotted around the small but pretty garden, with umbrellas and trees offering shade from the summer sun.
Service is friendly and discreet and the Hotel Mont Blanc team continually ensure that guests are very well attended to. The atmosphere at the hotel is cosy and supremely comfortable which gives a real home-from-home feeling - perfect for a relaxing vacation in the heart of the Alps.
Guests with children are very welcome, however there are no specific facilities designed for children within the hotel.
Teens will love being close to all the action in the town and with an ideal location right next to the Tourist Office, it's always easy to find your way back to the hotel.
Le Matafan restaurant at the Hotel Mont Blanc is headed up by Chef Mickey Bourdillat and produces some delicious regional specialties. The cuisine focuses on using locally sourced seasonal produce
The Lounge Bar is open for lunch and afternoon tea, serving a superb menu of cocktails and champagnes. It has a relaxing atmosphere with the inviting and supremely comfortable sofas and armchairs making it the perfect spot after a day in the mountains.
|Spa by Clarins||
250m2 of total relaxation in the spa, with a range of Clarins treatments and outdoor jacuzzi with views of Mont Blanc
Chamonix offers a plethora of activities from adrenaline fuelled sports to the more sedate, this resort is a mecca for anyone looking for a more active vacation.
A haven for hiking there are 350km of hiking trails available with various levels of difficulty, and there are plenty of other activities on offer whether you want to be on the ground, mid-air or in the air. With something for everyone, from biking to climbing to paragliding, this is somewhere you are not going to be bored. Just make sure you take some time to relax and take in the spectacular views on offer too or visit one of the spas to relax and rejuvenate.
The town of 'Cham' as it’s affectionately known is both charming and cosmopolitan. The pedestrianised center is characterized by its Victorian architecture - a reminder of when the British began to visit, today it is full of shops, galleries, restaurants and cafés, making it good to visit both day and night.
Chamonix has plenty of museums for those wanting to delve a little deeper into the fascinating history of the valley.
There is also a vast array of gastronomic delights from typical mountain restaurants serving Savoyard specialties to international cuisine to stylish Michelin starred restaurants.
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When to go
Visiting Chamonix in summer provides the opportunity to appreciate the sheer breadth of beauty that the Alps offers. Visually stunning, the white snow capped peaks of the Mont Blanc mountain range contrast beautifully with the lush green pastures below, brimming with colorful alpine flowers. Warmer days but cooler nights provide an all round pleasant climate, suitable for everyone.