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Les Suites de la Potinière
Courchevel, FranceEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Les Suites de la Potinière
You'll have a front-row view to some of France's best alpine skiing from this modern hotel in Courchevel.
Just two minutes from a clutch of high-speed lifts that will zip you right to the tony slopes of Courchevel, France, Les Suites is an intimate, über-modern retreat in an area filled with classic mountain lodges. Done up in chocolate-colored wood with dark cherry accents, the 15-suite hotel fills with Moncler-wearing fashionistas: it's the type of place where après-ski, boldfaced names hold court with glasses of champagne and scallop carpaccio in the dim La Suite bar. The nearby Alpine slopes are some of the world's best: Head out to first thing in the morning, after breakfast pastries and steaming coffee are delivered straight to your door.
The hotel has two two private luxury cars for tours of nearby alpine villages. Book a half- or full-day excursion with the concierge.
Don't miss Friday nights at the Le Suite bar, when the hotel hosts a weekly themed party.
Arrive at Aéroport Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) which is approximately 120 miles from the hotel. Anticipate about 2 hours and 30 minutes of travel time.Rue du Plantret 1850, Courchevel 1850, Savoie, France
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Spa on property
- Indoor Pool
- Ski Lessons (fee)
- Equipment Rental
- Ski Passes
- Fitness Center
- Individually Designed
- Cable/satellite TV Channels
- Flat-screen TVs
- Mini Bars
- Hair Dryers
- In-room Safes
- Alarm Clocks
- Complimentary Newspaper
- Bar & Lounge
- In-Room Service
3-night minimum stay required
- Breakfast for two
- 3-course dinner for two on one evening
Why We Love Courchevel
Courchevel has long been a playground for the posh. The French Alpine escape is the gateway to 370 miles of slopes and 119 runs at the Trois Vallées ski area. And the off-mountain activities—luxury shopping, dining, and more—are equally as alluring as the powder runs.
Tours from $165.
Where to Shop: Courchevel Resort, often called the wintertime Saint-Tropez, has plenty of brand-name boutiques and art galleries. Some of the best shopping areas are La Croix for ski gear, and Jasmine Fleurs for home goods.
Where to Eat: Courchevel is home to seven Michelin-starred restaurants. Try La Bateau Ivre, a five-minute walk uphill from Les Suites, for classic French fare by chef Jean Pierre Jacob.
Dinner for two $235.
Where to Drink: After 10 p.m., see-and-be-seen at Courchevel's lounge Oxygen, where live DJs set the mood for champagne and potent mojitos.
Rue des Verdons and Place du Rocher.
Drinks for two $40.
Why Go Now
December 16-19, 2012
FIS Alpine Women's World Cup
This ski-racing competition features some of the world's top female skiers.
Courchevel Ski Area, Courchevel.
December 24, 2012
Christmas in Courchevel
On Christmas Eve, a street parade winds through the snowy village and ends with caroling.
Courchevel villages, Courchevel.
January 5-12, 2013
12th Annual Winegrowers Week
Les Menuires Resort, about 25 west of Courchevel, celebrates French wine culture with tastings and shopping opportunities.
Les Menuires Resort, Trois Vallées ski area.
January 31-Feb 3, 2013
BMW Snow Polo Masters
International polo teams compete on horseback in a snow-covered field.
Courchevel Ski Area, Courchevel.