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About La Thuile

Quieter than its French neighbours just around the mountainside, the ski resort of La Thuile grew out of an old mining town and now has a pretty town centre with quiet appeal. There are several large purpose-built resorts on the fringes of town. so there’s a good choice of accommodation when it comes to choosing the best places to stay in La Thuile. From the big new resorts to the smaller traditional ski chalets.

What not to miss:

  • Wherever you stay in La Thuile, you’ll benefit from good snow conditions, relatively quiet slopes and being close to the other Val d’Aosta resorts - and there are free buses to nearby Courmayeur.
  • La Thuile isn’t the place to come for après-ski, but the village itself has plenty of choice when it comes to bars and restaurants with plenty of charm. The scenery is pretty with wooded slopes and high peaks which get snow from both directions, so keeping things nice and white.

Just don't forget to book well ahead if you want to guarantee a room in the best places to stay in La Thuile over New Year or during the February half term. As with all ski resorts they're heaving at peak times.

The best places to stay in La Thuile

For a luxury stay

  • Nira Montana is a luxurious 55 room chalet hotel with wonderful decor which gives a very woody, forest effect. You’re just 400m from the lifts and there’s a superb spa, sauna, steam baths and indoor pool.

For Families

  • Rifugio Lilla is a lovely, reasonably priced guesthouse in La Thuile. Near to the resorts slopes, it's a great base for families who are looking for relaxed, laid-back hotel.

For an apartment or chalet

  • Explore the options at our online partner

Travel Information

  • The nearest airports to La Thuile are Turin (113 miles) and Geneva (92 miles).
  • For those interested in hiring a car, we recommend visiting our online partner Rentalcars.
  • The best time to visit La Thuile is either in the winter for the skiing or in the summer for the walking.

Still not sure?

Best Hotels in La Thuile

  • Hotel Maison de Neige La Thuile 12 rooms from £56

    Active Holiday  -  Ideally placed for skiing, particularly for experienced skiiers and snowboarders.
    Spa breaks  -  There is a sauna, Turkish bath and an outdoor jacuzzi.
    Restrictions on children
    Remote  -  Off the beaten track.

    4-star resort at 6500 feet above sea-level with beautiful views of the ski slopes of La Thuile. Rooms are rustic and warm with the best featuring in-room baths. Only reachable by snowmobile, it is perfect for experienced skiers looking to go off-piste. See More

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  • Locanda Collomb La Thuile 8 rooms from £76

    Active Holiday  -  Ideally placed for skiing-enthusiasts, a free public shuttle bus to the slopes of La Thuile stops close by.
    Sights nearby  -  Mont Blanc is close by, and ski lifts can take you up to its wuthering, breathtaking heights.
    Outstanding location

    A traditional Alpine hotel in La Thuile offering stylish en-suite rooms with wooden flooring, rustic furnishings and tiled bathrooms. Ideal for skiers, it is just ten minutes from Thuile's slopes. Indulgent breakfasts are served and a sauna offers a welcome respite after a day spent outdoors. See More

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  • Rifugio Lilla La Thuile 8 rooms from 95

    Active Holiday  -  Just steps from the ski slopes plus numerous alpine activities to keep everyone busy.
    Skiing  -  Wonderfully quiet pistes and access to the La Rosière resort as well as La Thuile.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel

    A charming property well situated for easy access to the slopes. Simple rooms with light wooden furniture, soft pastel colours and beamed ceilings give a cosy alpine feel. Indulgent breakfasts served under an impressive vaulted breakfast room. A laid back hotel ideal for families. See More

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  • Nira Montana La Thuile 55 rooms from £282

    Skiing  -  160km of pistes to explore in the Mont Blanc region. Just 400m from the cable car
    Spa  -  Superb spa with treatment rooms, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam bath, vitarium and Terre & Aqua.
    Great walks  -  Wonderful walking and hiking when the snows have melted.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor pool

    Nira Montana is a luxurious hybrid of tradition and modernity. At first glance, just another village building, but inside, its flooring follows the shapes of trees, and there are forest-themed walls with chrome and leather armchairs. A top notch property for either skiers or summer outdoorsy types. See More

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