L'Apogee Courchevel, the seventh Masterpiece Hotel of the Oetker Collection, is set to open on Dec. 11, 2013, becoming the newest five-star hotel addition to the popular ski village. This hotel opening marks the Collection's first ski resort – turning the Collection into one that remains relevant for all four seasons.
Courchevel is located in the French Alps as part of Les Trois Vallées (The Three Valleys), the largest linked ski area in the world. Courchevel is renowned for its excellent lift system which is virtually queue free, even at the busiest of times. Courchevel offers 11 hotels with a 5-star ranking, is known for its fine dining and has become synonymous with “the winter playground of the rich and famous,” specifically in Russia. Courchevel's sister city is Park City, Utah in the United States.
L'Apogée Courchevel offering breathtaking views of Courchevel village, the hotel is nestled in the heart of the exclusive Jardin Alpin in Courchevel 1850, the highest and most exclusive point of not only Courchevel, but The Three Valleys. The hotel, located at the foot of the ski slopes, offers private access to the slopes and will function as a ski-in ski-out resort. The hotel is comprised of 33 suites, 20 double rooms and a spectacular penthouse with Jacuzzi and terrace. Located next to L'Apogée is a private, exclusive chalet with five bedrooms, a spa and its own home cinema. The resort also offers a signature restaurant overseen by Chef Franck Ferigutti with an on-site caviar bar, a 7,000 square foot state-of-the-art spa and fitness center and a kids club.
This trendy new ski resort in the French Alps is considered one of “the” places to ski and be seen, attracting an upscale audience with big names and high social status including celebrities, socialites, and other affluent individuals seeking a luxurious winter getaway. If you are familiar with Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc, this is a sister property and will likely attract a similar crowd, but in a snow-based setting. The starting rate for in the low season is $1,198 for a Deluxe Room, with suites starting at $2,396.
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