Deciding where to stay is important in La Plagne, since some of the 12 villages that make up the resort are not only miles apart but in different valleys. There’s also a choice to make between the low-lying traditional farming villages of Champagny, Montalbert, Montchavin les Coches, or the higher, purpose-built ski villages – Plagne Centre (the main hub of the resort), Plagne Bellecôte, Belle Plagne, Plagne 1800, Aime 2000, Plagne Soleil and Plagne Village.
There is a range of different standards of accommodation across the villages, including a lot of budget to moderate self-catering apartments, several catered chalet options from British operators, a good-value new-wave hostel plus a handful of luxury chalet-hotels and apartment options. The resort’s first five-star residence White Pearl Lodges and Spas is in Plagne Soleil, while new for 2022/23 is Residence W2050 in Belle Plagne, and fully renovated self-catering apartments at Chalet Hotel Turquoise on the Belle Plagne slopes.
Residence Les Constellations
Residence Les ConstellationsLocated on the green slope that runs through Belle Plagne, studios and apartments in Les Constellations are very well located, not just for the slopes but for ski school meeting points and the rental shop too. All the accommodation faces south with balconies to soak up the sun and the views.
Book it: From £680 self-catering with Crystal.
Part of a chain of cheap and chic budget hostels, HO36 is located in Plagne Centre and offers a mix of dorm rooms sleeping up to 10 people, plus bedrooms sleeping from two to eight, and four self-catering lofts for six to eight. There’s a laidback bar and restaurant plus terrace, and HO36 regularly hosts live music events.
Araucaria Hotel and Spa
A contemporary hotel conveniently located on the slopes at Plagne Centre, Araucaria has decent sized bedrooms and an extensive spa, with swimming pool, sauna, steam room and children’s pool. There’s a highly rated restaurant and a modern but relaxing bar.
Book it: From £1,075 with Ski Solutions.
Chalets and apartments
Chalet Boule de Neige
Sleeping 14 in seven ensuite bedrooms, Chalet Boule de Neige in Plagne 1800 is in a good position on the slopes and close to the chairlift to Plagne Soleil and Plagne Centre.
Book it: From £899, with Mountain Heaven. Excludes flights.
Les Granges du Soleil MGM
These four-star apartments in Plagne Soleil combine traditional Savoyard architecture with modern facilities. Les Granges du Soleil also has a substantial spa with a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room.
Book it: From £1,021 self-catering with Crystal.
A cosy but contemporary catered chalet, Chalet Benoite offers ski-in/ski-out access in Plagne Soleil. It sleeps eight in four en-suite bedrooms, and has its own sauna and a hot tub on the terrace.
Book it: From £1,339, with Skiworld.
Booking.com rates above are guide prices per person per night, please note that packages can differ across accommodation. Please check the properties’ websites for further information on what’s included. Unless stated otherwise, package prices are per person, based on two sharing a double or twin room, half board, for seven nights, including flights and transfers.