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Hotel Kandahar – Val D’Isère

First built in 1960’s and recently renovated, this beautiful 3* Hotel embodies traditional savoy architecture maintaining mountain ambience, while providing modern comforts. 

Sleeps 46 in a combination of rooms and suites

Best time to visit

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The lowdown

Ideally situated in the centre of Val D’isére, the Hotel Kandahar is just a short walk from the beautiful slopes and all the village has to offer. The hotel sleeps 46 in a combination of rooms and suites. It has been designed to cater for all group types, from families with children, couples, friends, and those all-important business trips. The location of the hotel makes access to all the best ski rental equipment stores and village shopping effortless. A short walk from La Bellevarde and Solaise lifts means you won’t waist any of your precious time commuting to the slopes in the morning. To prepare you for the day ahead, the hotel’s restaurant “La Taverne d’Alsace” provides a classical buffet style breakfast with everything from cold cuts, to freshly baked patisseries. In the evening, a delicious French and regional menu has been designed to please every palate. Eclectic and wonderfully varied, the wine list provides options from all regions of France to pair with your dinner of choosing. After and between skiing or eating, the hotel also has a sauna and steam room unlimited for guest use, as well as a masseuse service available to book. Furthermore, you can enjoy evening drinks in the cosy lounge, or cocktails at the bar. Children can keep happily entertained in the games and TV room. The hotel also offers a baby-sitting service, available to book should you wish for some one-to-one time. If looking for a perfect business trip location, the hotel also has a meeting room which can accommodate 15. Who says you can’t mix business with pleasure! 

  • Learning to ski or perfecting your skills? Hotel Kandahar’s location makes it an ideal spot for those wanting to catch the first lift, and to explore all the village has to offer. 
  • Wind down post-ski in the sauna or steam room, or book a wonderfully relaxing massage to help rejuvenate your body.
  • Tuck into traditional French dishes at the Hotel’s restaurant – La Taverne d’Alsace – and enjoy a diverse wine list, with options from all regions in France. 

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Hotel Kandahar embodies traditional savoy architecture with wood and stone utilised as dominant features to retain mountain ambience. Renovations and expansions in previous years ensure Kandahar meets all expectations of a modern holidaying experience comforts with the wellbeing and satisfaction of guests set as a priority. 

Rooms and Suites

Amenities in the stylish bedrooms include hair dryer, direct phone, satellite tv and safe.

            Standard room: 

The standard rooms are 20m2 with a double bed (or two twin beds), a bathroom, and a balcony (some overlooking the village).  

Superior room: 

The superior rooms are 25m2 and fitted with a double bed (or two twin beds), a bathroom, and balcony (some overlooking the village). The room also has several amenities* to make your stay all the more comfortable. 

Family room: 

The family rooms are 30m2 and fitted with a double bed (or two twin beds), a bathroom, and a balcony (some overlooking the village). 

Junior Suite: 

The junior suite rooms are 30m2 and are fitted with a double bed (or two twin beds), a sofa area for relaxation, a bathroom, and a balcony (some overlooking the village). 

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Après ski and dining

Après ski is different for everyone, but don’t worry Hotel Kandahar has you covered. Grab a drink in the lounge or at the bar to unwind after a ay of skiing, and prepare you for your evening ahead. Alternatively, the hotels’ prime location lands you a stone’s throw from the town centre where you will be spoilt for choice with bars and live music venues. Similarly, the town is great to explore with many fabulous shops offering the top end of mountain fashion, as well as lovely delis and patisseries. If you fancy exploring the town in the evening for dinner, the staff at the hotel are happy to help you choose from the array of restaurants around Val D’isère town, from burgers and pizzas, traditional French cuisine, fine dining and more.  

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Spa and Wellness

After a hard day on the slopes, you can relax and unwind before dinner using the hotel’s sauna and steam room. There is also an option to book a massage with the masseuse, to help you truly relax and recover from a day’s skiing.  

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In a nutshell

Hotel type

Modern with traditional savoy architecture. 


A prime position in the centre of Val D’isére village, and a short walk from the base of Bellevarde and Solaise slopes, and a stone’s throw from ski school.


Savoy décor with strong wood and stone features creating a cosy and comfortable ambience with modern amenities.  

Ideal for: 

Solo-escapes, couples, business trips and families with children. 

Many rooms also have disabled access, please enquire with the hotel. 

Rooms and Suites: A combination of 46 rooms and suites. 


Breakfast: Traditional buffet of fruits, cereals, continental, hot options, and cold cuts. 

Dinner: Available from the hotels own La Taverne d’Alsace a la carte menu, offering French classic and regional dishes to please every palate. An eclectic and wonderfully varied wine list provides options from all regions of France to pair with your dinner of choosing.


The rooms and suites cater for families with children. Additionally, a games and TV room is available for the children to socialise in the afternoon and evening, in the safety of the hotel. The hotel also offers a baby-sitting service available to book should parents or guardians want any one-to-one time. 

Other amenities:

  • Large ski storage room, with ski lockers to keep equipment safe, and dry over-night on boot racks.
  • The hotel also has conference rooms appropriate for up to 15 people, should you like to mix business and pleasure. 
  • From December to March each year, each week from 18:00, you can enjoy the Airstar night light magic as well as the bustling village which becomes pedestrianised.

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Getting there

Chambery (CMF): 2h 15m / 140km

Grenoble (GNB): 2h 30m / 160km

Geneva (GVA): 3h / 220km

Lyon (LYS): 3h / 220km


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Low season price from: POA
High season price from: POA