Villar-dʼArêne - Logis Hotel Le Faranchin

Traditional mountain hotel on the route to Col du Lauteret

05480 Villar-dʼArêne
Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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Price from: €75

Open: All year

Nestled in the High Alps, Hotel Le Faranchin provides a nice base from whch to explore in the traditional village of Villar d'Arène. It's located at the end of Serre-chevalier/Briançon Valley and on the route to Col du Lauteret. There's free wifi, a sauna, hot tub, views of the Meije glacier and – most importantly for those of us needing a boost – a recharging point for electric bikes. You can choose from the buffet breakfast, which is available daily, and also eat of an evening at the hotel's own restaurant, which offers traditional cuisine. This is a small family run hotel wit 30 rooms and a locked garage for bikes. There is also a children's playground.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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