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Bear Lodge is a game changer says The Telegraph

Mon February 28, 2022

Abigail Butcher, Travel writer for The Telegraph, reviews Bear Lodge

We've been telling you how amazing Bear Lodge is over recent weeks, and now we're thrilled to see Telegraph Travel is as impressed with our new piste side hotel and suites as we are. Abigail Butcher reviewed Bear Lodge and the Paradiski area in her feature in the travel pages yesterday. 

Abi explains how she had never previoulsy been drawn to ski in Les Arcs due to pre-conceived ideas of the resort, but that her visit in December 2021 completely changed her view, quoting 'Bear Lodge is a game changer'.

She describes the Paradiski area as huge, and dramatic, stating ''It would be impossible for even good skiers staying in Les Arcs to get bored here".

You can read the full article on Telegraph Travel website.

Marketing Manager

A Marketing professional with a love of travel and all things ski related. Nici secured her dream job with VIP SKI in 2010 and hasn't looked back since!

Hotel or chalet? How about a chalet-hotel?

Tue February 15, 2022

Bear Lodge Hotel - the ultimate in skiing convenience – an insider’s opinion

We are most well-known for providing chalet holidays, and some of our returning guests are wondering if a stay in our hotel would live up to expectations.

In my opinion, our new piste side hotel in Les Arcs offers the perfect balance between the immensely popular catered chalet and the additional facilities of a hotel. Having stayed there myself last week (yes, I enjoyed a week skiing in Les Arcs) I can hand on heart, honestly say, everyone must experience a stay in Bear Lodge!

This new concept designed by Andy Sturt and built by Luigi, was 7 years in the making (read the previous blog here), and this new signature complex is everything I hoped it would be and more. Ok, travelling with EasyJet from Birmingham could have been a little more organised (long queues at check-in and through security), it was a little stressful but my goodness it was so worth it. When my husband and I finally arrived at Bear Lodge it was like we felt a weight lifted and we felt alive again. To quote my husband ‘’Wow, what a place”.

Extra level of service

Of course, Les Arcs is high altitude, snow sure and provides access to the huge Paradiski area, we were blessed with fantastic snow conditions and blue skies almost every day. But the partnerships with Intersport, ESF and Massage Me added an extra level of service in this wonderful piste side chalet hotel.

Having been blessed to experience this fabulous hotel I wanted to share 10 reasons why I feel everyone should consider Bear Lodge for their next ski holiday.

Marketing Manager

A Marketing professional with a love of travel and all things ski related. Nici secured her dream job with VIP SKI in 2010 and hasn't looked back since!

New Chalets - New Artists

Wed February 02, 2022

New artists bringing our holidays to life and to your screen

For decades we have worked with the wonderful Rob Allen to bring our holiday images to your screen but with the Covid travel challenges earlier in the year we had to scratch our heads and ponder some fresh local talent to photograph our new property in Val d’Isère and Les Arcs.

Every cloud has a silver lining of course, and we feel blessed to have found not one, but two extremely talented photographers who have just completed amazing photo-shoots on our behalf:

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