At L’Alpe d’Huez, everything is planned so your winter holiday will be a GREAT HOLIDAY.

At the heart of the Massif de l’Oisans, in the department of Isère, L’Alpe d’Huez, also called ‘l’Île au Soleil’ (the Sun Island), has preserved an authentic and relaxed atmosphere.
A top resort in the Alps, combining modernity and tradition.


 The hotel ELIOVA LE CHAIX is uniquely situated, south facing and 100m from the start of the main ski lifts and opposite the ski slopes.
The unique location of the hotel and the warm welcome given to guests make it the ideal place for active and fun holidays. On the top floor, a restaurant, bar and lounge offer exceptional panoramic views over the snow-capped mountains

Facilities and Services :

Restaurant, Bar, lounge with newspapers, ski storage. All Public and Private spaces non-smoking. Sundeck.

The Rooms :

The hotel has 4 floors with an elevator, 33 bedrooms with 2, 3 or 4 beds, including a private bathroom, shower and toilet.

All rooms are non-smoking.

Flat screen TV by satellite in all bedrooms.

We inform you that our hotel is not yet able to accommodate guests with disabilities, especially people with reduced mobility.

Restaurant :

Opportunity to stay in bed & breakfast, half board or full board.
If you would like lunch on the slopes, packed lunches are available on request (please order the day before at reception).

Free! Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel free of charge.

Free!  Free private parking is possible on site (limited number of spaces, no reservation in advance)
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Eurocard / Mastercard.

Pets are not allowed in our hotels.

  • Region : Isère (38)
  • Altitude : 1860/3330 mètres
  • Area : Hôtel Eliova Le Chaix
  • Open periods : From 19/12/2015 to 17/04/2016
  • Latitude : 45.094447
  • Longitude : 6.070644

By the road

Highway to Grenoble. In 65 km from Grenoble by highway A480, taken out “Vizille”

RN 91 up to Village of Oisans.

GPS coordinates : Latitude 45.094447 – Longitude: 6.070644


By train

Station of Grenoble.

TGV since Paris.

Regular Correpondances by coach, line Grenoble / Alpe d’Huez. More information:


By plane

Airport of Grenoble-saint Geoire (110 km from Alpe d’Huez).

Daily connections with Paris and Nice. Airport of Lyon-Satolas (150 km from Alpe d’Huez).

National and international connections.

Correspondence with the bus station of Grenoble by coach.

Ski Area

An exceptional ski area !

Located on a south facing plateau at 1,860m altitude, L’Alpe d’Huez and its ski area enjoy maximum sunshine; you can indeed enjoy your day skiing in the sun: up to 7.5 hours of sun in December and up to 11 hours of sun in April.

Meteo France records an average of 300 sunny days per year at this resort.

A 3,000ha ski area with the longest ski slope in the world (16km) and a difference in altitude of up to 2,230m! 240km of ski slopes, 41 green, 34 blue, 40 red, 16 black. 84 lifts: 6 cable cars, 9 gondola lifts, 23 chairlifts, 40 ski lifts, 3 lifts, 2 carpet ski lifts and 923 snow cannons.

And also: 2 snow parks, 1 snowboard cross course, 1 night skiing slope, 1 toboggan run of 1,200m, 2 secured ski areas reserved for children and beginners. 50km of cross country skiing trails.

The ‘SKI PLUS’ pass giving access to all lifts also includes entries to the swimming pool, ice rink, cross country trails and shuttles. Now a badge ‘pass’ system will allow you easier access to our facilities.


Our guests enjoy special rates for renting ski equipment with our partner JEANNOT SPORTS.

Activities at the resort


A wide variety of sports facilities or activities are available: swimming pools, ice skating, curling, ice driving school, snowmobiling, hang gliding, paragliding, microlight flying, helicopter rides, archery, clay pigeon shooting, snowshoeing, hiking on over 30km of trails, fitness, tennis, squash, golf, etc

Childcare is available for children from 6 months to 4 years of age and a snow kindergarten from 4 years of age is also available


For your entertainment: cinema, piano bar, night club, disco, game arcades, bars, restaurants (including 7 at altitude), shops and services.

And for families…

At the hotel :

The play area for children located on the ground floor is equipped to receive children at any time of the day under the supervision and responsibility of their parents. Games and books are available too.
You can store your hired sledges in the ski equipment storage room to guarantee more fun on the slopes.
‘With your house on your back! Like a snail!’. To help you out, ELIOVA has thought of your comfort: we’ve created a ‘baby space’ with baby bath and changing table. Also available (ask before arrival for availability): high chair, cot, booster seat and bottle warmer.
Warming baby bottles and jars can be done in the restaurant with the available microwave oven.

At the resort :

For more information on the family facilities at the resort: municipal children’s nursery, activities (sledges, other sporting activities at the Palais des Sports), the first steps on skis, click on the following link: and go the ‘CHILDREN’ section.

Rental of equipment: baby carrier, pushchairs, etc. The P’tites Canailles shop, Phone : 04 76 80 48 09.

Photo galleries of the Hotel Chaix ** in Alpe d’Huez