Hotel Overview

63 Rooms
3hrs Transfer time
B&B / Half Board Board basis

The 5* Koh-I Nor Hotel,  by Les Etincelles, is situated at a heady 2,364m altitude, is officially the highest 5-star hotel in Europe and enjoys majestic views over the resort of Val Thorens and the Three Valleys ski area.

This ski in, ski out hotel combines excellent facilities, friendly service, luxury accommodation and first-class cuisine.

Renowned chef Eric Samson oversees the three restaurants at the Koh-I Nor. In L'Atelier d'Eric you'll find a menu of international dishes; For guests that have booked Half Board this is where your 5-course half-board dinner will be served. There's also Le Diamant Noir, an à la carte gastronomic experience featuring truffles in many dishes; one 3-course meal is included for half-board stays of 4 nights minimum. Finally, there's La Cave, specializing in cheese dishes with a wide selection of fine wines.  The complimentary breakfast includes a generous buffet with fruits, eggs, cold meats and pastries.

There is a superb spa and wellness facility, offering a wide range of options, including two swimming pools, a fitness room, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, salt wall, ice fountain, experience showers, solarium and a relaxation zone. The hotel has a ski room, and a ski hire shop on site to rent equipment directly. A free shuttle service around the resort is available.

The Koh-I Nor is ski-in, ski-out and found in the heart of the Val Thorens ski area. The 5-star hotel is just above the town, a short walk from shops, bars and restaurants.


Worth Knowing

  • Resort tax paid locally and is approximately €3.41 per person, per day.
  • Chick-In from 4pm.  Check-out is before 10am with a last day luggage service available

What We Love

  • We love the perfect location at the foot of the slopes for easy access to the Three Valleys ski area


  • Ski in / ski out
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Gym
  • Wifi
  • Ski lockers
  • Car parking
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • Room service

View on map

  • Val Thorens centre
  • Nearest Slope
  • Nearest Ski Lift

Rooms Overview

The hotel has 63 luxurious bedrooms and suites, each with a private balcony, bathroom with bath, separate WC, flat-screen TV, bathrobes and slippers, minibar, coffee machine, safe, free WiFi, and room service.

Duo Room North West

For 2 people - 26m2 with north-west facing balcony, double bed (twin beds on request).  Bathtub and separate toilet.

Duo Room South East

For 2 people - 26m2 with South-east facing balcony, double bed (twin beds on request).  Bathtub and separate toilet.

Privilege Room North West

For up to 3 people with a contemporary design - 29m2 and North-west facing balcony. double bed (twin beds on request) + a fold out sofa, bathroom with bathtub and separate toilet.

Privilege Room South East

For up to 3 people with a contemporary design - 29m2  and South-east facing balcony. double bed (twin beds on request) + a fold out sofa, bathroom with bathtub and separate toilet.


For 2/3 guests with warm and luxurious features.  34m2 with view over the valley with a south east facing balcony, double bed (twin beds on request) + a fold out sofa, bathroom with bathtub and separate toilet.


For 2/3 guests are spacious rooms with modern and intimate design.  36m2 with South or South-east facing balcony, bathroom with bathtub and separate toilet.

Junior Suite Mezzanine

For 2/3 guests decorated with contemporary features and modern comforts,  41m2 located on the 7th floor with a South-east facing balcony, double bed (twin beds on request) + a fold out sofa.

Junior Suite

The spacious rooms with modern and refined design, offer a soothing atmosphere thanks to all the modern comfort. The junior suite options include a South-east-facing 43m2 room suited for 2 to 4 guests and a north-west-facing 48m2 suited for 2/3 guests. Both include a parent room as well as an alcove sleeping option.

Prestige Suite

This warm and meticulously designed room with a mezzanine offers all the modern comfort, with high-end equipment. The spacious 60m2 room is suited for 2 to 4 guests and includes a separate room, a mezzanine room and a large lounge. Situated on the 7th floor with a South-east-facing balcony, the suite has a wonderful view over the resort and the mountains.

Interconnecting rooms

It is possible to book connecting duo and privilege rooms as well as a deluxe and a privilege room for 4/6 guests.  Available on request



  • Ski shop
  • Bar 3 restaurants
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Shared sauna & hammam
  • Car Parking (payable locally)
  • Fitness room
  • Pets welcome
  • Free high speed internet
  • Accessible for persons with reduced mobility

Board Basis

Bed & breakfast included or upgrade to half board.

Resort guide

Val Thorens

The resort
Resort height - 2,300m
Highest point - 3,230m

Ski areaLes Trois Vallées - 600km of piste

Although Val Thorens is suited mainly for beginners and intermediates there are still plenty of challenging runs - especially if you look towards the rest of the three valleys ski area.

Green runs 13%
Blue runs 39%
Red runs 38%
Black runs 10%

Lifts - 180

Season length - November to May

Resort ratings
Beginners - 4/5
Intermediates - 5/5
Experts - 4/5
Snowboarders - 4/5
Families - 3/5
Après - 4/5
Eating out - 4/5
Charm - 2/5

Bowling | cinema | glacier touring | ice driving | luge | parapenting | snowshoeing | tobogganing | winter walking

Transfer times
Due to the fact that flights into Chambery and Grenoble tend to only be available on the weekends, we use Geneva as our main airport.

Chambery - 1 hour 45 minutes
Grenoble - 2 hours 15 minutes
Geneva - 2 hours 30 minutes

Val Thorens local lift pass
3 day lift pass from £148
6 day lift pass from £248

3 Valleys lift pass
3 day lift pass from £178
6 day lift pass from £297

This pass includes Meribel and Courchevel as well as the rest of the Belleville Valley and La Masse. The largest linked ski area in the world.

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