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Samoyede Hotel, Morzine

Spend an exquisite time in this famous hotel in heart of Morzine

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"Very Good" 137 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Location 96 / 100 Terrific location.
Service 82 / 100 Great service.
Food 81 / 100 Food is delicious.
Wellness Area 75 / 100 Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough.
Breakfast 71 / 100 Good breakfast.
Comfort 45 / 100 Not very comfortable.
Room 42 / 100 Rooms are not good.

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"Friendly service"
"Good restaurant service"
"Great menu"
"Rooms need regular maintenance"
"Very Good" 137 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Location 95 / 100 Terrific location.
Service 82 / 100 Great service.
Food 80 / 100 Food is delicious.
Breakfast 69 / 100 Breakfast is mediocre.
Comfort 48 / 100 Not very comfortable.
Room 45 / 100 Rooms are not good.

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"Tasty breakfast"
"More comfort would be nice"
"Room needs to be improved"
"Delicious food"
"Very Good" 137 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Location 94 / 100 Terrific location.
Food 83 / 100 Food is delicious.
Service 83 / 100 Great service.
Room 43 / 100 Rooms are not good.

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"Friendly service"
"Great location"
"Fantastic service"
"Delicious food"

A large chalet full of charm where well being takes first place. Step outside the hotel you are directly at the heart of the resort in the shopping streets and the old village.

In this beautiful setting in the Alps, the hotel's elegance and grace perfectly compliment its surroundings. All the bedrooms have been created by an interior designer and each room has its own unique charm and a great deal of comfort.

There are a variety of rooms available depending on your needs. From single room catering for the individual to standard and deluxe double rooms to suites or mezzanine rooms catering up to four people and giving you a lot more space. All rooms include an ensuite shower/WC room, hairdryer, television, safe and free WiFi (which is available throughout the hotel).

The hotel offers a relaxing spa area where you can unwind after a busy day on the mountain. The spa facilities include a jacuzzi, sauna, hammam and relaxation room. Guests can also indulge in a wide range of massage and beauty treatments.

The Bar

The hotel's bar and bistro is La Taverne. As well as an apres ski drink and pre dinner appertif, it is a great place for breakfast on their sunny terrace. 

The Restaurant

The hotel has a fantastic restaurant that is not limited to mountain specialities. They have a delicious and varied menu which includes plenty of seafood fresh from Lake Geneva, including lobster. You can view the latest menus on their website. 

The restaurant is open daily for dinner and half board rates are available at the hotel. 

Families & Kids

You’ll need to book your own childcare, when staying here. There is a great choice of childcare options in Morzine from full-time nanny services to the odd night of babysitting. In addition, during the winter season, many of the ski-schools operate creche services. Booking in advance is always recommended and strongly advised for the school holiday periods.

Also see: Childcare in Morzine, France

Transfers

You’ll need to book your own transfers, when staying here. Your main options are shared or private transfers, but consider whether you would prefer a door-to-door service or a (generally cheaper) “communal” drop-off point at your destination.

Also see: Transfers to Morzine, France

Cycle Hire

You’ll need to organise your own bike hire when staying here.  Things to consider are the type of bike you want to rent such as road, mountain, hard trail and/or an electric bike; and whether you’ll need helmets and protective clothing with your rental. You’re best off choosing a shop that is close to your accommodation for ease of access, and making it quicker to return the bike and pay at the end. Some companies may also deliver so it’s worth looking at all the options. 

Also see: Cycle Hire in Morzine, France

Ski Hire

You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options. 

Also see: Ski Hire in Morzine, France

Lifts & Passes

You’ll need to buy your own lift pass, when staying here. Lift passes can be booked online or bought in resort on arrival. There are many types of pass available, suited to different levels, length of stay and budget. It’s worth reading up on the options to get the most from your lift pass in summer & winter.

Also see: Ski Pass Options in Morzine, France

Instructors & Lessons

When staying here, you’ll need to book  your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.

Also see: Ski School in Morzine, France

Guides & Tours

When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Morzine whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.

Also see: Guides & Tours in Morzine, France

Local Shuttles

The free ski shuttle bus stop is just 10 metres from the hotel so it couldn't be easier for you to get around resort or access the lifts to Avoriaz. 

Parking

Underground / garage parking is available at the hotel for 10€ per night and needs to be arranged in advance. You are able to include this extra when you book on-line through their website. 

Reviews

  • "Fabulous family run Hotel. Excellent food, drink and service. Can't speak highly enough of the whole experience. The restaurant food is first class and the staff are excellent. The position of the Hotel is brilliant with easy walking access to both main lifts out of the resort." - Trip Advisor
  • "Location is great, possibly best in Morzine. Easy access to Avoriaz bus (10m) or walk to Plenay Lift (250m) Individual lockable Ski Lockers, good hot tub/ sauna for after skiing. Easy access to many bars and restaurants. Food is excellent and great wine list." - Trip Advisor

Towns Nearby

The town of Morzine is located to the east of Geneva, close to the French-Swiss border in the Haute Savoie region of the Rhone-Alpes. Geneva airport is just one hour and 15 minutes of driving from the town on the E25 motorway. The town is 1000m above sea level and surrounding ski resorts benefit from the micro-climate of Mont Blanc.

Restaurants Nearby

A vast array of restaurants are available in Morzine to suit all tastes and budgets. For special evenings enjoy up to eight courses of exquisite cuisine, or try one of the tasty and varied menus of fine French food, with hearty meats and fresh fish. There are several restaurants offering the traditional Savoie fare of fondue, raclette and tartiflette, or after a day in the mountains a plate of fish and chips might be the comfort food you're after. It's a toss up for the best coffee and baked treat in town with so many cafe's to choose from you are spoilt for choice.

Also see: Restaurants in Morzine, France

Sights Nearby

There are many beautiful views to see if you can get into the mountains on foot or even by the lifts. Take the road along the Vallee de la Manche for ten minutes and find yourself at the Lac des Mines d'Or, set between rocky crags and grassy meadows. The thundering Cascade de Nyon is worth a look if rainfall has been high, or take a walk in the Dereche forest in the heart of Morzine itself.

Also see: Book My Sightseeing

Things to Do Nearby

Morzine is located centrally in the Portes du Soleil which allows for access to all of the activities available on both the Les Gets and Avoriaz sides. From skiing, snowboarding, ski touring, and snowshoeing in winter, to downhill and cross country biking, road cycling and hiking in summer, Morzine is a gateway to mountain sports. Opportunities to try thrilling activities like paragliding, canyoning and speed riding are also available, whilst children will delight in the vast array of activities on offer for them too, such as horse riding, swimming and tennis.

Also see: Things To Do in Morzine, France

Golf-clubs Nearby

Head up to Avoriaz if you fancy a spot of golf whilst you're staying Morzine. The Avoriaz golf course spreads out across the plateau with magnificent panoramic views towards Morzine and the surrounding peaks. There are nine holes, sheltered from the elements by tall fir trees and bordered with wild flowers. Lessons are available from the golf academy and clubs are available for hire.

Also see: Golf Courses in Morzine, France

Lifts/Pistes Nearby

Morzine offers many ski options with access to Avoriaz or into Morzine resort. The modern Pleney lift is located centrally and takes just seven minutes to whisk you away to the Narnia of Morzine and Les Gets. Alternatively you can take the Nyon telecabine, which is a five minute drive from Morzine centre. The Super Morzine gondola takes skiers and snowboarders up the opposite side of the valley and gives you access to Avoriaz, Chatel and beyond with links into Switzerland.

Also see: Ski Areas in Morzine, France

Nightlife Nearby

At the height of the season in summer and winter you can expect the bars and clubs to be full of party seeking seasonaires and holiday makers. Between three clubs in town, nights out can last into the early hours of the morning. For a more civilised affair, check out the microbrewery, bars and sunny pub terraces. Most of the bars and clubs are located within walking distance of the town centre.

Also see: Bars in Morzine, France

Check-in Time

16:00

Check-out Time

12:00

Check-in Arrangements

The hotel does its best to ensure that your room is ready for when you arrive, however offical check in times is 16:00. If you are arriving after 20:30, the hotel request that you inform them in advance. 

Child policy

This is a family hotel and children are welcome.


Location: Morzine


Style

Star Rating: 4 Star

Property Style: Hotel

Special Breaks: Spa Breaks

Vibe / Atmosphere: Traditional & Modern mix


Services

Catering: Half-board | Breakfast

Cleaning: Daily housekeeping | Linen Provided


Facilities

Access: Family rooms | Lift / Elevator | Pets welcome

Restrictions: Non-smoking

Room: Balcony | Hair dryer | Safe / Secure box | Ski Locker

Car-parking: Parking on property | Self-parking (charged)

Entertainment: Restaurant | Drinks bar | Satellite TV | WiFi / Internet

Outdoor: Garden - Private | Terrace

Spa & Fitness: Beauty Treatments | Hammam / Steam-room | Hot-Tub / Jacuzzi | Massage / Relaxation | Sauna | Spa

View: Mountain view


Contact

Open Seasons: Spring | Summer | Autumn | Winter

Address: 9 Place de l'Office du Tourisme | Morzine | 74110

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