Mercure Chamonix Centre
Travel Blogs from Chamonix
We moved to Chamonix village after 2 nights at Les Houches, and spent the week in 2 hotels. It was wonderfully sunny and we enjoyed warm weather and blue skies everyday! However, there was also little snow, but ski conditions were enjoyable with hard packed snow at 2000m+, though not great for snowboarding I would imagine...
... day on the slopes, so she and Klaus headed off to the hospital to get her knee/calf checked out. Luckily nothing was torn or broken, just a pulled calf muscle, so she was back with us after having a day resting and icing her calf. We had visions of her being housebound with a torn calf muscle, like Paul, for the duration of her holiday. Thankfully that was not the case!
The first crocus are starting to flower in the garden beds alongside the streets, and they do ...
... served by the organising committee, we all danced to the accordion, played by another member of the organising committee. The French people at this event, had a similar party dance to the Macarena, a kind of grapevine / line dancing step, which they all seemed to know. Once the accordion player started playing the tune, up they jumped, and followed a lead dancer on the floor. It was great to watch. The evening ended with a conga line ...
... amazing day Maurice hadnt skied for a while so legs tired so down on 4 pm funicular which was crowded as lots of people leaving
With suit cases (saturday is change over day in all hotels) so funicular just left as it was full
No ski school so no ducklings
Saturday always light day due to change over
Last day and amazing day blue sky and warm 12 a little busy but not too ...
... 1. Clean potatoes and cut them by half.
2. Boil potatoes into salted water for about 30 minutes (They're ready when a knife enters easily). Then, you'll take them off water and let them chill.
3. Meanwhile, peel and slice onions.
4. Melt butter in a frying pan. Add sliced onions.
5. When onions are translucent, add bacon dices and leave over medium heat for 5 more minutes stirring often.
6. Preheat oven ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TravelPod Member ReviewsMercure Chamonix Centre
Located right next to the railway station, the hotel is well located, and within walking distances to nursery ski slopes for lessons. Very accessible to the rest of the Chamonix ski slopes by bus.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.