It’s that time of year again.The schools in Scotland have been back for 3 weeks and those in the rest of the UK are returning now and we have opened up the job positions for season 2013-14.Please have a look at the job opportunities and if you think you have what it takes contact the hotel as soon as possible.Our front of house team in 11/12
Since the end of the season the Christiania has undergone a refitThere have been various upgrades in the hotel with new fire doors, an upgrade to the electrical system and work done to improve some of the rooms.The following rooms have been stripped back and refreshed for next winter Room 1 – Which is to become a double with possible space for a put up bed.Room 11 – First floor twin.Room 14 – Which is to become a double.Room 17 – Triple/quad.Room 18- Family interconnecting room.Room 19- Family interconnecting room.Room 20- New for this year a bunk room on the second floor.Room 21 – Double on the second floor.Room 22 – Triple/quad.Room 25 – Family interconnecting room.Room 26 – Family interconnecting room.New bathrooms have been fitted in rooms 14, 20, 21 and 22.There will be more rooms upgraded after the summer season.
We are delighted to be able to add on one extra room for next season as the managers room on the second floor has been converted into a guest bunk room, complete with a new bathroom.This room is aimed at the teenage market where the parents can use rooms 21 (standard double), 23 or 24 (small double) and then have the children in a bunk room on the same floor.As an example at New Year or Half term the standard double is 1120€ per adult for a week long stay, the small double is priced at 980€ per person and the bunk room at 770€ per person.For more details on this and any other room please call the UK booking office on 44 1738 840888.
The tourist office in Les Gets have announced the following. The Bikepark of les Gets will be able to make its opening weekend of 1 and 2 June 2013 through important work realized on the ground despite the difficult weather conditions of the past few weeks.The Chavannes Express chairlift will be open (opening hours: 9 h – 17 h 30).The Nauchets sector is still too snowy for an opening.Open trails:-The freewheel (red)-Squirrels (green)-Canyon (black/Freeride)-The Mini Jump Park (red, partial opening)-The 4 Cross (red)A special rate ski lift mountain bike € 10/d. (single tariff) will be applied for this opening weekend.The Opening weekend event (concert, cycling, tests) originally planned for this weekend is cancelled.
Our hotel manager Derek Miller and his fiancee Suzanna were delighted to welcome Harry into the world on the 3rd of May.Mother and baby are doing well and we are sure that in time Derek will adjust to his new lifestyle. Suzanna and HarryFather and son. Derek, Harry and big sister KatieHarry asleepBig brother RuaridhSuzanna and HarryDisco Derek mark 2?
We are almost at the end of the 2012-13 ski season and the Hotel Christiania has limited availability over the next few weeks. For details on pricing please check on line or call the UK booking office on 44 1738 840888.30th March – For 3 nights – 2 twin rooms.30th March – For 5 nights – 1 twin room.31st March – For up to 7 nights – 1 small double room.2nd April – For up to 6 nights – 1 family room that can sleep up to 5 people.5th April – For up to 7 nights – 2 twin rooms.8th April – For 3 nights twin room.9th April – For up to 6 nights in 4 twin rooms.9th April – For up to 6 nights in a family room.11th April – For up to 4 nights in a twin room.11th April – For up to 4 nights in a double room.With the levels of snow in Les Gets we can guarantee you will be able to ski to the door of the hotel until the end of the season.Les Gets yesterday afternoon. The snow level is better than last season and you can see the images from last April on our facebook page we were still getting snow on the 18th of April last year.
Just a short update to say we have fresh snow in Les Gets this morning.We still have rooms free at Easter but they are booking up fast.For more details please call the UK booking office on 44 1738 840888
The tourist office have asked that we pass on the following information. Les Gets and Morzine lifts will close April 14, 2013 at the evening- With regard to the area of the Portes du Soleil the Swiss side will close on 14 April in the evening. Chatel and Avoriaz will close April 21 in the evening (Avoriaz will keep part of its area open until 28 April depending on snow conditions, TBC)We can therefore confirm that the Chritiania in Les Gets will be open until breakfast on the 15th of April.Picture taken in Les Gets, 15th April 2012.
The Ebouelle Contest returns to Les Gets from the 4th to the 6th of April 2013.As usual this promises to be a fun weekend in Les Gets.We still have availability at the Hotel Christiania on these dates so please don’t hesitiate to contact the UK booking office or book online and come to the Portes du Soleil and enjoy the fun.
With all the great weather in February there are a number of powder videos beginning to appear on YouTube.February on Mont Chery.