Courchevel draws an international crowd during the winter season thanks to access to the world’s largest ski resort and a high concentration of Michelin-starred restaurants. Guests of l’Apogée ski onto the slopes from the hotel’s ski room in warmed boots and can return for lunch in its Champagne lounge.
For dinner its great to enjoy the fromagerie and ham-aging cellar at the fine-dining restaurant le Comptoir de L’Apogée, helmed by chef Yannick Franques.
L’Apogée Courchevel, the newest member of the prestigious Oetker Collection of hotels, has opened in the exclusive French ski town of Courchevel 1850. It is nicely located on the top of Le Jardin, the focus is on rich tourists for sure. The hotel is nearby Val Thorens and Alpe d’Huez on the pristine slopes of the French Alps, L’Apogée Courchevel is recreating the finest European hospitality in F&B for which it is renowned, from Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc to Le Bristol, Paris.
The hotel is located at the foot of the ski slopes.
We enjoyed it very much, the twenty rooms, 33 suites, a four-bedroom penthouse, and an adjacent five-bedroom chalet are gives you a great feeling, installed with radiant-heated floors and Fior di Bosco marble in the bathrooms. During the winter there are plenty of activities for nonskiers, including dogsledding, ice climbing, and spending time in the large wellness center and indoor pool.
How to Get There: The hotel’s stable of four-wheel-drive limousines collect guests from any of three nearby airports: Geneva (120 min drive), Aix-les-Bains (90 min drive), and Lyon (120 min drive).
As usual, the Oetker Collection guarantees:
Culture, gastronomy hospitality experiences that is usually very nice. Each hotel amongst Oetker Collection takes pride and pleasure in highlighting places and people, history and modernity.
L’Apogée Courchevel is an entirely new hotel designed with chic individualism crowning Le Jardin Alpin, the prettiest location of Courchevel 1850. With ski in ski out facilities giving immediate access to the highest slopes in this first class ski resort, guests are promised one of the most desirable ski experiences in the world.
There are many familiar faces in the team who join L’Apogée Courchevel from Oetker Collection’s prestigious sister hotels on the French Riviera, creating a family atmosphere throughout the hotel and a warm welcome for guests and their own families.
In the resto you should try the hot dogs with Périgord truffle. Sounds strange, but very nice.