Portetta Hotel – Courchevel
A beautifully renovated hotel on the foot of the slopes of Courchevel Moriond (1650), Portetta’s stylish hotel rooms, loft apartments and spa are the epitome of laid-back luxe
65 rooms and suites, and 24 private apartments
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The sister hotel to Lime Wood and The Pig Hotels in the UK, Portetta carries the same easy charm and quirky luxury as these much-loved destinations, bringing an Alpine spin to the new generation of laid-back luxury. With a prime position in Courchevel Moriond at the foot of the French Alps, this hotel has been totally rebuilt and upgraded, while remaining as relaxed and homely as ever. The hotel is ski-in-ski-out, with 38 luxuriously cosy rooms overlooking the mountains, including eight family connecting rooms.
• Acclaimed chef Angela Hartnett serves Italian influenced mountain food in the relaxed yet elegant Cucina Angelina restaurant
• In-house ski rental and fitting service within the hotel for seamless fittings, and ski-in-ski-out access to the slopes
• Stylish spa with sauna, hammam, and Bamford massage treatments available
Charming and boutique, those familiar with The Pig hotels in England will love the artistic energy which has been transported to this newly decorated space. Combining traditional dark wood with stunning stone fireplaces and a touch of warm colours, the living areas have been thoughtfully curated to feel like a chalet.
Rooms and Suites
All rooms are stylish and elegant, with fabulous views of the pistes or the Courchevel valley. The Family Rooms in the main hotel can accommodate up to four people, whilst the Large Family Valley Room can accommodate a family of 5. All rooms can be configured as doubles or twins. All the rooms also come with King sized Beds and flat Screen HD TVs. The six lofts on the top two floors of the hotel offer luxury with added privacy.
Piste View – double room with the best views in Courchevel
Family Valley – quiet and spacious double or twin rooms
Family Piste – ideal for families travelling with children. Oversized main bedroom with sitting area and T.V., en suite bathroom and a kids bedroom leading off the main room complete with bunk beds and en suite shower.
Family Valley – ideal for families travelling with children – the same as the family piste rooms but with a view over the valley.
Large Family Valley – ideal for families travelling with children. Oversized main bedroom with sitting area and T.V., en suite bathroom and a kids bedroom leading off the main room complete with bunk beds and en suite shower.
The Loft Apartments:
For those seeking a little more privacy, and especially those on holiday as a family, The 6 stylish loft apartments may be the perfect halfway house between hotel and chalet. The fully equipped apartments range from 2 – 3 bedrooms, and are located on the top two floors of the hotel, with balconies, open log fires and stunning views over Courchevel. Sleeping up to six people, they are perfect for friends, groups and families and guests have full access to all of the hotel’s facilities. The lofts all come with fully equipped kitchens (fridge, oven, dishwasher, Nespresso machine) and their own cosy fireplaces.
Après ski and dining
Acclaimed British chef Angela Hartnett’s brings a new approach to Alpine dining at Portetta, serving fantastic Italian inspired mountain food. Her restaurant, Cucina Angelina, is the first of its kind in Courchevel and is already hugely popular. The restaurant’s atmosphere builds on the relaxed, casual style at Portetta – expect rustic mountain chic with a sprinkling of Angela’s culinary flair. The menu shows off locally sourced produce and a terrific range of meats and cuts, which are grilled on an open range within the restaurant – the perfect après-ski retreat!
The hotel’s Fire & Ice terrace is a great meeting place for an alfresco lunch in the sun, and guests can also ski straight from the slopes to the terrace for a spot of après ski. With its wood-fired pizza oven and range of ice shots, the lounge and bar provide an informal place to meet and eat throughout the day.
Spa and Wellness
Portetta has a fabulous spa and relaxation zone, so after a day on the slopes guests can relax, revive and rejuvenate with a decadent hammam and sauna to ease aching muscles. The spa uses Bamford, Oskia, and OPI products; indulge in heavenly treatments such as a hydrating Bamford facial or post-sport massage.
In a nutshell
Hotel Type: Boutique hotel with spa, Italian-inspired restaurant, lounge bar and loft apartments.
Location: ski-in-ski-out access, in a prime position just 80m from the lift, and at the foot of the nursery slopes. and a 5 minute walk to the heart of Courchevel Moriond.
Style: low-key luxury.
Ideal For: Couples and families of all ages.
Rooms: 31 en-suite rooms with modern amenities and cosy interiors, as well as 6 spacious loft apartments.
Dining: Italian-inspired mountain fare by acclaimed chef Angela Hartnett.
Spa: massage treatments, Turkish hammam, chill-out zone and sauna.
Children: family friendly hotel with interconnected room options and laid-back atmosphere.
• Ski and sports shop at the foot of the slopes
• L’Épicerie delicatessen selling local produce and goodies
Courchevel Altiport (CVF): 10 mins / 4km Chambery (CMF): 1h 45m / 110km
Grenoble (GNB): 1h 50m / 130km
Geneva (GVA): 2h 30m / 190km
Lyon (LYS): 2h 30m / 190km
Low season price from: €3,080
High season price from: €5,180