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Do you take bookings all year round?

Chalet Hibou is open for bookings during the winter and summer months. Our winter season runs from the beginning of December until the second week of May. 


Skiing not your thing? The Belleville Valley transforms during the summer into a lush green playground of amazing summer activities. Our summer season runs from the beginning of July to the end of August. 

What if I don't ski?

It doesn't matter! There are plenty of other winter activities on offer in the Three Valleys for non-skiers.


If you'd like to learn to ski (or want to boost your skills or confidence) we can arrange private or group lessons with ESF. Please contact us for more information.

Do I need to bring my own ski/snowboarding gear?

If you need to hire ski or snowboarding equipment, we can arrange this through our local partner. We'll personally take you up to the hire shop on the first morning of your holiday and ensure you have everything you need! Please contact us before your trip so that we can arrange this. 

If you have your own ski gear, great! We will happily store your equipment securely at the chalet during your stay and there's plenty of space in the van.


If you would like your own skis/board shipped out before you arrive, why not give BagSolo a try? An innovative new service where your skis/board (or bike in the summer) are picked up from your address and FedExed to your destination so that your equipment is waiting for you when you arrive.



How and when do I buy ski passes?


You can pre-order your ski passes with the lift pass office directly. Simply order and pay on-line and have them sent to your UK address. For more information, please refer to our Skiing page.



What is the chauffeur service?

We offer an on-call chauffeur service between 09.00 - 11.00 am and then 3.00 - 6.00 pm to and from Saint Martin for skiing. Please ask about services up to Apres.  We'll provide you with our mobile number on arrival and you can contact us via Whatsapp!

How do I get to Chalet Hibou?

With multiple flight and train services available, plus the option of travelling in the comfort of your own vehicle, there are many ways of getting to Chalet Hibou. Please see our Getting Here page for full details.

Our address is Chalet Hibou, 170  Route de Villarenger,  Les Frênes, 73440 Les Belleville, France.   

What time can I check into my room?

Your holiday begins on your day of arrival at 4.00 pm and ends on your departure date at 10.00 am.

Are you able to cater for my allergies/dietary requirements?

Absolutely! Please inform us of any dietary requirements upon booking; we aim to accommodate all.

Do I need to bring my own towel?

We provide towels in all of our guest bathrooms and additional towels are included for use in the spa.

Do you provide hairdryers?

Yes, hairdryers are provided in all of our rooms, along with dressing gowns, slippers and a welcome pack.

Are the spa facilities internal or external?

Our spa facility, which is a hot tub is located externally to the rear of the chalet and looks out over the beautiful Le Daillat mountain. Dressing gowns, spa towels and Crocs™ are all provided.

Do you offer massages in the chalet?

There's nothing better than a relaxing massage to soothe sore limbs after a thrilling day out on the mountain. We can arrange in-chalet massages with Alpine Therapy Massage at an additional cost or, for the ultimate pampering experience, book a day at one of the Three Valleys' luxury spas.


Is there a gym or swimming pool nearby?

The athletic can swim, train and work out courtesy of the cardio-training area at Les Chalets du Gypse. For prices and full details, please visit



Can I pay in English Pounds (GBP £)?

In readiness for Brexit we have made the decision to become a French Partnership and therefore trade only in Euros. All of our prices are in Euros, for the chalet for the  week (however we do offer some individual pricing on selected weeks in January - please see our 'Pricing and Availability' page.  Usually, UK banks will allow you to transfer the funds for your holiday free of charge (or for a small fee).



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