Room Directory | Les Gentianettes
Infinite Rocky Mountains near Hotel Les Gentianettes, The Origin

Room Directory

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Welcome to Paradise…

Here at Les Gentianettes we want to ensure that your dream holiday is everything you hoped it would be. That's why we've created this Room Directory where you can access all the information about our rooms, restaurants, and the various activities in our relaxation area to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

This space will help you to have all the information you need to have the most serene stay possible. So, take a look and find the perfect way to experience Les Gentianettes.


Key points to remember

Check In : from 15:00

Check out: before 11:00 am

Departure after 11 am may be charged.

Late check out: upon reservation and subject to availability.

A reception at your service from 8.15 am to 11 pm:

- Press 9 from the room telephone.

At night, between 11pm and 6:30am

- Limited access through the back door on the stream side.

- If you expect to be back late, please ask for the code at reception before 11pm.

- Late arrivals or early departures are possible provided you notify reception.


Our luggage room is at your disposal on the day of your arrival before check-in and on the day of departure after check-out.
As the luggage room has a limited capacity, it is not possible to leave your belongings for several days.

Our friends the pets

Small pets are allowed (15 kg) in the rooms and in the restaurant with a supplement of 25€/day/pet. However, they are not allowed in the Spa and we reserve the right to refuse them if they disturb our other common areas. Please ensure that they behave and clean up after them. Thank you for your cooperation.

Payment methods accepted at our hotel

We accept cash, credit cards, cheques and holiday vouchers. American Express is not accepted by our services.


A reception desk to answer all your questions

The reception is at your disposal for any further information about the hotel or the surroundings! Our staff are very knowledgeable and will be happy to help you with anything you need. Whether you are looking for recommendations on local sights or just need directions, we are here to help.


Relaxation area

Reservation the day before is highly recommended

List of treatments and massages ->

Swimming pool

Opening hours of the swimming pool and aquatic facilities: 8am to 8pm

Access code: 3000

The supervision of minors is under the full responsibility of the parents.

Spa / Hammam

Open from 4pm to 7pm (under 16s not allowed)

Eating at the Gentianettes

The breakfast buffet is open from 7:30 to 9:45.


Bar & Terrace

Drinks and ice cream served from 11:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m in the lounge, on the terrace and on the outdoor pool deck in summer.

The hotel's bar and lounge are available for guests of the Gentianettes to relax in from 08:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m. A TV showing the most important sports events is available in the lounge. Newspapers and magazines are also available at the reception.


When and where can I have lunch at the Gentianettes?

Our restaurant is closed during the week for lunch (except for exceptional periods and public holidays). We strongly recommend that you enquire about opening times for lunch on arrival.

Lunch is prepared with passion by the chef Claude Trincaz and is served from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m in the ground floor dining room or on the terrace (depending on the weather).


Dinner at the Gentianettes

The Gentianettes hotel offers its half-board guests a varied menu to suit all tastes. The boarding menu is displayed daily at the entrance to the main restaurant and in the lift, so you always know what is available.

It is also possible to dine in our alpine brewery La Baratte. For half-board, please inform us of your wish at least the day before.

For the comfort of your children, we recommend that you come at the beginning of the service to reduce waiting time.

-> Discover the menu of the restaurant La Baratte

Please note that places are limited for à la carte meals at the Gentianettes hotel. If you are staying at the hotel with the room and breakfast package, it is imperative to anticipate your meals by reserving your table at the reception, for lunch or dinner in the restaurant. Dinner is served from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. We hope you enjoy your stay with us!

Restaurant le Jolla: to be discovered on the shores of Lake Geneva

Le Jolla is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the breathtaking views of Lake Geneva.

Open from May to September, the restaurant's spacious outdoor area offers plenty of room to relax, and the gentle ripples of the lake will lull you into a state of deep tranquility.

Located 35 km from Les Gentianettes, Le Jolla offers a variety of hearty dishes, such as its famous perch fillet special. In addition, the friendly and attentive staff will make you feel at home.

Whether you are looking for a romantic evening or a casual meal with friends, Le Jolla is sure to exceed your expectations.


Chambers: best practices

Please hang the sign on your door if you do not wish to be disturbed. If the "do not disturb" sign is displayed from 8am to 2pm, the room will not be redone.

For the comfort of all our guests, please turn down the volume of the television from 10.30pm onwards.

Let's protect our environment together by following these simple instructions:

- Put the towels you wish to change on the bathroom floor.

- Make sure all lights are off when you leave your room.

- If you open the window, turn off the radiator.

Your comfort is our obstinacy

Phone & TV

Reception: 9 // External call: 0 + number

Call between rooms: dial directly the number of the desired room.

French TNT, foreign satellite channels.


Safe deposit box

Having a safe deposit box in your room at Les Gentianettes is the best way to ensure that your belongings are safe. It is imperative that you keep your valuables and documents (passports) in this space.

If you choose not to use the safe deposit box in your room, the management of Les Gentianettes declines all responsibility for the possible disappearance of objects.


And for your comfort...

Hair dryer in the bathroom, extra blankets and pillows in your wardrobe.

These facilities are available to you during your stay and are checked and verified before your arrival. Any loss or damage may be charged after your departure.

We don't forget the children

The playroom offers a safe and fun environment for children (supervision is your responsibility)...

The microwave in the breakfast buffet is available all day to heat up your food.

The village nursery welcomes your children. It is necessary to anticipate your needs by contacting them directly: LINK

Possibility of baby-sitting, please visit


Useful phone numbers

(Code for France +33)






- Gagneux 04 50 73 02 83 (Abondance)
- Rubin 06 08 05 8931 (Châtel)
- Michel 06 07 88 45 99 (Thonon)
- Magic Transfers 06 43 26 58 18
- Professional Transfert 06 32 07 90 07



General practitioners in the valley (from 7am to 10pm):
La Chapelle - Dr Fesson : 04 50 70 87 22
Abondance - Dr Pelloux : 04 50 73 01 11
Physiotherapists :
Châtel - Mme Thoule: 04 50 81 77 71
Pharmacies: On-call number 32-37.
La Chapelle - 04 50 73 57 00
Abondance - 04 50 73 02 27
Châtel - 04 50 73 20 03
Osteopath :
Châtel - M Girard Berthet : 04 50 73 24 44
04 50 73 08 36 or 06 86 74 54 76
Dentist :
Dr Asselborn - 04 50 73 93 01
Dr Balain & Dr Boissier - 04 50 17 49 46
Veterinarian :
Dr Jacob - 04 50 73 05 01



Garages :
RS Services - 04 50 73 68 38 (La Chapelle)
Coach links :
Thonon - La Chapelle : company S.A.T. - 04 50 71 85 55
Buski Aigle Abondance - 04 50 71 00 88



Mountain bike rental in Châtel : 
Charles Sports - 04 50 73 24 37
Switch5 - 04 50 81 61 79
Twinner - 04 50 73 30 80
Ski rentals :
La Chapelle d'Abondance
Trincaz Sport - 04 50 73 50 20
Les Rappes - Sports - 04 50 73 51 58
Planet'Gliss - 04 50 73 52 04
Au Gai Soleil - 04 50 73 53 58
Cinema: Châtel, programme available at the reception.
Ready-to-wear :
Christian Sports - 04 50 73 50 43
Planet'Gliss - 04 50 73 52 04
Switch5 - 04 50 81 61 79
Trincaz Sport - 04 50 73 50 20


Chamonix weather forecast - 08 99 71 02 74
Tourist offices
La Chapelle - 04 50 73 51 41
Châtel - 04 50 73 22 44 
Abondance - 04 50 73 02 90
Childcare centre :
La Chapelle - Les Gattions - 04 50 73 53 05 
Châtel - Les Mouflets - 04 50 81 38 19 
Abondance - Le Manège enchanté - 
04 50 26 33 42
Châtel - Martine coiffure - 04 50 73 32 28
Châtel - CL'Hair - 04 50 72 22 53
Abondance - Neige coiffures - 04 50 73 05 09
Friday from 9am to 12pm Place de la Mairie, 
Sunday in Abondance, 
Wednesday in Châtel.
Catholic worship: presbytery (Abondance) 
04 50 73 78 52 Mass: Abondance on Sundays at 10.45am (depending on the season). La Chapelle and Châtel alternate on Saturdays at 6pm.


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