Chalet Alpenblume is an attractive family chalet and is a firm favourite with Esprit Ski families.
Its location is absolutely ideal, being close not only to our popular Chalet Verwall, which houses the resort's Snow Club, but within a mere minute or two's walk of the nearest piste and the main Festkogl gondola-lift, giving speedy access up into the heart of the Obergurgl ski area.
The main building houses the majority of the bedrooms and two suites, all of which were charmingly refurbished in 2013 in light woods and warm colours, and all with their own en suite facilities and flatscreen TVs. There is also a side wing, internally linked, including the owner's private apartment and three guest apartments, offering ideal spacious family accommodation. Each has a downstairs lounge, with the bedrooms above, reached by an internal staircase.
The wellness area has been expanded and now has a sauna, steam room and infra-red cabin plus a 'Kneippbad' for easing tired ski feet!
The entrance reception area and lounge/bar were also refurbished and offer a comfortable and convivial seating area for enjoying afternoon tea or pre-dinner apéritifs and canapés, as well as our new Xtra Chalet bar service. The dining-room (possibly a touch tight at breakfast if all families attend at once!) is delightfully Austrian, clad in Tyrolean knotty-pine panelling with traditional stube seating, and its charm and ambience lends itself to enjoyable dinners with good wine, tasty food and lively conversation.
Supervised lunches will be held in the Chalet Alpenblume for all children and our accompanying staff in Esprit Child Care.
- Nursery 17 weeks - 40 months In Chalet
- Snow Club 3 - 8 years In Chalet Verwall (120m)
- Cocoa Clubs
- Mini Cocoa Club 3 - 5 years In Chalet
- Cocoa Club 6 - 12 years In Chalet Verwall (120m)
- Children’s Ski Lessons 3 - 12 years offering a wide range of ski classes and activities
- Strict signing-in/out procedures for all ages whenever responsibility for children passes between Esprit staff or ski instructors and parents
- Guided Ski Fun 6 - 12 years afternoon groups
- Snow Club fun 40 months + for children over nursery age
- Residents' Bar
- Cakes & Savouries at Afternoon Tea
- Five-Course Adult Dinners
- Enhanced Complimentary Wine Selection
- Baby Listening/Child Patrol every night
- Only approx. 1 minute from nearest piste (120m)
- Main Festkogl gondola approx 3-4 minutes walk (350m)
- 'Boboland' children's ski area and ski-school meeting-point just 2 minutes walk away (200m)
- Village centre approx. 5 minutes walk (500m)
- Family rooms and suites available
- Sauna & small relaxation area
- Charming dining-room and separate lounge/bar and free Wifi
- All bedrooms & suites with private shower/wc/TV, and most with balcony
- Substantial breakfast, afternoon tea, children's high tea and 5-course evening meals with complimentary wine and coffee
- FREE Baby-Listening/Child Patrol from 7.30-10.30pm
We cannot praise the chalet, staff & resort enough! This was our first time in a catered chalet so we were not sure what to expect, but it was far exceeded our expectations. We will be back!
We have never stayed anywhere so well appointed or with such helpful staff. Without exception all the staff are happy, friendly, extremely helpful and go 'above & beyond'.
A fantastic week - the chalet was very good and the experience made even better by the Esprit team! Thank you.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Ski and boot-room, sauna, steam room, infra-red cabin, small relaxation area with loungers and showers
Entrance, reception area, small lounge/bar area, dining-room, kitchen, Nursery
Room Sleeps Summary Rooms 103 & 104 Sleep 4-5 Triple bedroom (Austrian twin and single sofa-bed) with balcony, shower/wc and adjacent Austrian twin bedroom with shower/wc. (Cot in triple if sofabed not in use) Rooms 105 & 108 Sleep 4 Two separate Austrian twin bedrooms opposite each other, both with shower/wc and one with balcony. (No cots) Room 107 Sleeps 2-3 Triple bedroom (Austrian twin and single sofa-bed) with balcony & shower/wc (Cot ok if sofabed not in use) Suite 106 Sleeps 4 Austrian twin bedroom connecting to a separate room with a double sbed, kitchenette area, shower/wc/balcony (Squashed cot or ok if sofabed not in use)
Room Sleeps Summary Rooms 203 & 204 Sleep 4-5 Triple bedroom with Austrian twin plus single sofa-bed with shower/wc/balcony, and adjacent Austrian twin bedroom with shower/wc. (Cot ok in triple if sofabed not in use) Rooms 205 & 208 Sleep 4 Two separate Austrian twin bedrooms opposite each other, both with shower/wc and one with balcony. (No cots) Room 207 Sleeps 2-3 Triple bedroom Austrian twin and single sofa-bed with balcony & shower/wc (Cot ok if sofabed not in use) Suite 206 Sleeps 4 Austrian twin bedroom connecting to a separate room with a double sofabed, kitchenette area, shower/wc/balcony (Squashed cot or ok if sofabed not in use)
SECOND FLOOR (SIDE WING)
Room Sleeps Summary Suites 302, 303 & 304 Sleep 4-6 Two Austrian twin bedrooms, kitchenette area and separate lounge with double sofa-bed, TV and balcony, sharing en suite bath/shower/wc
The 'pairs' of rooms shown are adjacent to each other, but are not interconnecting.
All rooms and suites will take a cot except rooms 104, 105, 108, 205, 208.
Supplements per person per night: Rooms with shower/wc/balcony £2.95; Suites 106 & 206 with shower/wc/balcony £3.95
Floor plans are for guidance only and may not be to scale.
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