Armancette Hotel, Chalets and Spa are strong believers on simple pleasures and the present moment combined with luxury and the alpine art of living are a strong value proposition. I am counting down to be able to go to visit as soon as the current situation allows.
In my view, this is the perfect holiday destination for next summer, far away from the crowds, surrounded by nature, a real privilege considering the number of services and activities that can be done in the destination and how unique and exclusive this place is.
Written on 13.04.2020
AT A GLANCE
Above the ski resort Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, in a small mountain village named Saint-Nicolas de Véroce, one can find Armancette Hotel, Chalets & Spa, a privately owned new property which is already a member of Leading Hotels of the World and Traveller Made.
Overlooking the Mont Blanc, located between Chamonix, the sports worldwide known mountain destination, and Megève, that could be described as charmingly understated while being chic and authentic, this 5-starred boutique hotel was opened in on 1st July 2019. To help preserve the unicity of the place, its tradition share with travellers, skiers, mountain and nature lovers from around the world, it was built at the place of the bakery of Saint Nicolas that you can still find restyled among the facilities of the Armancette hotel.
The hotel offers 17 rooms at only 100m from a chair lift, and a large range of facilities for the most demanding and guests. To complement this offer it opened three ski-in/ski-out chalets: Aster, Carline and Silène in December 2019 ideal for family holidays in summer and winter. The 4th chalet on the slopes is a luxury and exclusive Wellness Center.
ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORY
The style of the hotel is “Alpine chalet”. It could be described as charming, authentic, traditional though with fresh and trendy touches as well as some scandi influence, to create a warm and refined atmosphere.
La Table d’Armante is the gastronomic French restaurant offering a gourmet cuisine made with local products. The menu has been created by a 3-Michelin-starred French chef Antoine Westermann.
There are other charming little corners where we can enjoy this local “art de vivre”
The Tea Room and Bakery, as previously mentioned was once the village bakery and produces homemade breads to suit all tastes: plain, cereal, gluten-free as well as delicious pastries to be tasted all day long.
The Wine Bar is the ideal complement to unwind between hours.
The Armancette Spa is a wellness center which has an indoor and outdoor heated pool, three jacuzzis, a steam room, a sauna and a sensory shower, and features a terrace facing the surprising scenery of the Mont Blanc Massif.
Armancette has selected KOS Parisian brand, from natural ingredients and treatments. It offers three treatment rooms. There is also a gym space and a number of daily activities including a fitness coach. Overall, a space to truly connect with oneself and with nature.
The rooms at the Armancette Hotel:
The 17 unique rooms, each with a different decor, are divided in 4 different categories. On one side you can find 7 double rooms and 2 junior suites for couples. Its 4 family rooms sleep up to 3 people while its 4 duplex rooms can accommodate families or friends up to 6 people. They all have double beds that can be twin and their own beautiful private marble bathroom.