Accommodation Briancon area?

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AlexN
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Accommodation Briancon area?

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Anyone know of accommodation around Briancon/Argentiere with fairly easy access for Durance etc? Chalets? Basic is fine.

Looking for accommodation for a group of around four and going early enough in the year that if cost is not prohibitive then warmth and comfort would be good.

Any suggestions welcome.

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I rented a really nice chalet via Stuart Woodwood of www.canoecontrol.com (it belonged to a friend of his) that was very near the Durance in Argentiere.
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We stayed at the youth hostel in Guillestre in July 2005. Very comfortable, eat in or out as you choose, nice clean rooms,highly recommended

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We have tended to book Gites in the area for the last 2 or 3 years and they have always been very good and reasonably priced. All bookable over the net

http://www.gites-de-france.fr/eng/index.htm

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We have used "Mona Lisa" Hotels and stayed at La Guisane, in Briancon. You can see them at http://www.monalisahotels.com/public/ho ... n.php?id=9

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Accomodation near Briancon

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Take a look at Kate and Mark Banks web site www.alpineplayground.com

They have a number Gites and apartment in and around the Briancon Vallouise area. Anything from large groups to two people.

We have used their property for many years, good value for money.

Stuart
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We got a chalet from http://www.alpbase.com/english/chalets/apartment.html - they have a few in Vallouise / Les Vigneaux.
We had "chalet Choucas" between 5 and reckoned that though it cost a bit more than camping it was worth it since having a fridge meant we didn't have to do a daily trip to the supermarket. It was easily walkable into Vallouise village.

The owner is English (but he does talk a lot.....).

We booked at fairly short notice and were able to book the fri night too i.e. total of 8 nights, since the chalet wasn't occupied the week before.

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Stuart J Woodward wrote:Take a look at Kate and Mark Banks web site www.alpineplayground.com

They have a number Gites and apartment in and around the Briancon Vallouise area. Anything from large groups to two people.

We have used their property for many years, good value for money.

Stuart
I was just about to make the same recommendation!
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EdC wrote:
Stuart J Woodward wrote:Take a look at Kate and Mark Banks web site www.alpineplayground.com

They have a number Gites and apartment in and around the Briancon Vallouise area. Anything from large groups to two people.

We have used their property for many years, good value for money.

Stuart
I was just about to make the same recommendation!
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And so was I !

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A really big advantage to book with kate and Mark Banks (www.Alpineplayground.com) is you will get loads of great advice.

As residents they know the area really well, ski all winter, mountain bike, sail lakes and paddle the rivers in the summer.

They are great friends of both Slime and myself. They helped me a huge amount when I came to the area first.

If you have any problems kate will try her best to help.

Stuart.
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I'd like to take a look at that Stuart, but the web site is asking for a login name and password. Any idea why, or what to do about it?
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Hi Steve.

Is that my site or Alpineplayground.

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Stuart - its the Alpineplayground site.

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Post by Steve B »

Sorry, that wasn't clear was it - yes, as Chas says I meant the alpineplayground site. I've just checked again - no change.
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Post by EdC »

Mark has just sent me their new website address
http://www.english.hautes-alpes.biz/

they know about the problems with alpineplayground site.

Ed

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