46 Rooms
1.5 hours Transfer time
Bed & breakfast Board basis

Right in the heart of Alpe d'Huez, the Royal Ours Blanc is just 300 metres from the yogurt pot lift to take you to the slopes, in and amongst the main bars and restaurants of the town. The overriding impression of the hotel would have to be that of a honeycomb. Once you see it we think you'll understand, the whole hotel plays on naturally occurring geometry within it's contemporary and cosy decor. The abundance of south facing, balconied rooms takes full advantage of the resorts fantastic sunshine and mountain views.

The spa area is a real treat with an indoor pool with a sort of cave-y feel (don't worry it's plenty big enough for a few lengths), there's also a jacuzzi and sauna to relax in or messages are on offer if you've had a particularly rigorous day on the slopes. Something else that gets rave reviews is the food, whether its the Pierrade machines on the table or the fairly monstrous desert choice, dinner always seems to be a treat.

What we like

- Central location within easy walking distance of the pedestrian lift to the slopes
- Plenty of south-facing rooms with balconies
- Great spa area with indoor pool, sauna and jacuzzi

Worth knowing

- There's plenty of bee references throughout the hotel (just in case you have a phobia)
- There is an unsupervised children's corner
- There is car parking for a supplement


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fireplace
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Wifi
  • Car parking
  • Jacuzzi
Rated 4 on TripAdvisor

What others have said

Ski holiday at xmas Colchester, United Kingdom This hotel was quite nice but it was little things that made it not worth the £300 per night price tag. Breakfast buffet was extensive but we got a lot of pre skiing exercise getting up and down... Rated 3 on TripAdvisor
Excellent service Villeneuve-Loubet, France We stayed 3 nights in this very good hotel around Christmas. Excellent service from all staff members. Excellent value for money, especially for the family room. Delicious breakfast. Only drawback... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor
Thank God for the bar women We stayed at the hotel for a few nights over La Marmotte. Breakfast was OK, room was as expected, but frankly, the highlight of the stay was the excellent personal service we recieved at the bar... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor

View on map

Centrally located in Alpe d'Huez, the Royal Ours Blanc Hotel & Spa is just 300m from the ski slopes and the main high street is on your doorstep.

  • Ski region
    Alpe d'Huez
  • Distance to slopes
    300m to yogurt pot lift
  • Distance to town
    In town centre


All of the 46 rooms in the Royal Ours Blanc have a balcony, bathroom, kettle, TV, WiFi, safe, hairdryer, phone and a baby's cot (on request)

Classic room

Classic rooms have a double or two single beds and a balcony.

Sleeps max. 2

Family room

Family rooms have a double or 2 single beds as well as a sofa bed. There is a south facing balcony.

Sleeps max. 4


Suites have a double or 2 single beds and a lounge area with a sofa bed. Both the bedroom and lounge area have balconies.

Sleeps max. 4


  • La Tanière de l'Ours restaurant
  • Bar with fireplace
  • Pure Altitude Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • 24/7 reception
  • Children's corner (unsupervised)
  • WiFi
  • Car parking (supplement)
  • Ski room

Board basis

  • Bed & breakfast
  • Half board

Safety advice

Please be advised that safety standards with regards to balconies differ in France and on occasion, you may be allocated a room whereby the balcony is lower than we would expect in the UK.

For your own safety, please ensure that you take care when on the balcony and do not lean on or over the railings. If you have children below the age of 12 in your party, please ensure that they are supervised and not left unattended at any time.

Resort guide

Alpe d'Huez

The resort

Resort height - 1,869m
Highest point - 3,300m

Ski area

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski Area- 249km of piste

SlopesThe slopes are varied enough to provide ample terrain for all ski levels. The green slopes run down to the resort in a vast swarth whilst the more challenging blacks are up on Pic Blanc and then everything in between is perfect for cruising around on blues and reds.

Green runs 31%
Blue runs 26%
Red runs 31%
Black runs 12%

Lifts - 84

Season length - early December to late April

Resort ratings

Beginners - 5/5
Intermediates - 5/5
Experts - 5/5
Snowboarders - 4/5
Families - 4/5
Après - 4/5
Scenery - 4/5
Snow reliability - 4/5
Village charm - 1/5

Leisure centre | climbing wall | open-air swimming | indoor swimming | ice hockey | ice skating | ping pong | shopping | XFly (zip wire, climbing frame and bouncy castle) | ice driving.

Transfer time

Lyon - 2 hours
Geneva -  3 hours
Grenoble - 1 hour 30 minutes

Lift pass3 day lift pass from £128
6 day lift pass from £255

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