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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The rooms are very small and the visitors are noisy. Partly that is also due to the doors that close with a bang. There is no receptionist. I would not stay there anymore, walk around and there are better options.

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Radevormwald, Germany
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Our first guest before the road to Zermatt . Had in the next 10 days only one which was even worse . Only two beds in the Room, we musted pay for 3 People. Breakfast in small version. Funny, is that this property is named after Whymper.

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Reviewed 20 October 2015

Stayed there with a bunch of friends before a trail running race for a couple of days Very good location as very central. Quite cheap for Chamonix. Rooms are basic but clean. Breakfast was ok. People working were nice Nothing really fancy but a good choice if you want to stay for a short stay with friends and want to...

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Chaumont-en-Vexin, France
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The central location is why we booked here and we weren't disappointed. Our 4 person room had a wonderful view of Mont Blanc. The staff was very helpful when at the last minute we needed to book another night during their peak season. Although the furniture could use a little refreshing we would definitely rebook because of the location and...

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Location very good, room ok for short stay, accomodation a bit worn out, in need of a makeover. The location however is exellent, the out side grounds of the property are in a bad state of repair, and need attention. Some of the rooms have windows opening directly onto the street, this could be a security problem. Also the noise...

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

As always the staff were very helpful. Breakfast was good and plenty of it. Also you can make tea and coffee anytime. Free WiFi v useful ☺. Shame it's supposed to be closing. It's the best place in chamonix for those of us who arnt loaded. 😯

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The team at Chalet Whymper were very flexible toward our late arrival and early morning start and ensured that we left fully fed and rested. Staff were very friendly and basic accommodation all clean and suitable. Located right in the centre of town, I would definitely stay there again.

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Phitsanulok Province, Thailand
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The room are clean. The view from the dining room is superb. The staff are very generous, friendly, and heart-warming. The only drawback is that its location is quite difficult to find. We arrived late at night, and had to walk around and ask some people before we could find the place.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

There is no way this could be called a hotel,for students,backpackers and skiers,you cannot get into this place until 4pm a guy arrived at 4.15 no real greeting just quickly showed us where to get in,(no reception area)showed us where breakfast was and gave us our key,room although clean was quite dark as only one small window with frosted glass,not...

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Andy T, Manager at Chalet Whymper, responded to this review

Given your feedback we felt it pertinent to let you know that Chalet Whymper is now under new management. As part of taking over we have spent time going through all the reviews in order to address any concerns. We are very confident moving forward that the product and price for such a well located Chalet Lodge is now correct

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

We had opted to go for last week of ski season.. almost an off season - so got the top floor rooms with best view in chalet.. Had to go there from Geneva airport - took a mountain drop off service - shared wid another UK based family. Reached quite late at chalet but host had already informed us necessary...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly located right in the heart of the town, Chalet Whymper is ideal for those looking for comfortable accommodation with the added benefit of having the shops and bars of Chamonix right on the doorstep. It is also within easy walking distance of the Aiguille du Midi and Brevent lift. The chalet has a spacious living area decorated in a traditional style with three large sofas set around the open fireplace for you to relax after a day in the mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chalet Whymper

Address: Passage L'Androsace, 74400, Chamonix, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Chamonix
Price Range: RM288 - RM575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Upstairs, not street level.”
  • A near bye view
 of 5 bubbles JohnL861, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 7 only small window looks onto supermarket car park”
 of 5 bubbles JenniferB192, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“None of the rooms are nice, but definitely do not have room 7”
 of 5 bubbles sandracD7689DJ, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“top floor probably better”
 of 5 bubbles 329stevew, 26 Feb 2014 | Read review
“rooms on the top floor are bigger, quieter and have balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Ana-MarijaG, 18 Dec 2012 | Read review
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