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comments from our guests…

We’re delighted when guests are happy to share their experiences of their holiday at Rêves de Montagne. Nowadays most people write on our page on TripAdvisor which is where our most recent reviews are. If you’d like to read pre-TripAdvisor reviews, please scroll down.

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23 Comments

  1. guest
    Posted November 3, 2014 at 9:45 am | Permalink

    We spent a lovely weekend at the Chalet Rêves de Montagne. We had a very warm welcome and the chalet was cosy and comfortable. Nothing was too much trouble and information on things to see and do in the area made our stay even more interesting. The home cooked breakfast was super! I am looking forward to returning when the snow arrives!
    Caroline – October 2014

  2. guest
    Posted July 11, 2014 at 3:30 pm | Permalink

    our first alpine summer experience was made perfect by our stay at Karen and Andy’s beautiful chalet.
    The warmest welcome,absolutely luxury in the chalet great customized breakfast,full, top information on local villages and walks..The Giffre valley is lovely in the early summer with wild flower meadows,don’t miss le fer de cheval.
    Karen and Andy’s hard work in setting up have paid off big time.All the little details make the stay special.
    Maybe we’ll be back for skiing?
    Peter and Jill Geiser June 2014

  3. guest
    Posted April 25, 2014 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    We had a fabulous stay at Reves de Montagne over the February half term. The Chalet is absolutely beautiful and, as a group of 15, all of our expectations were surpassed in every sense. Nothing seemed too much trouble for Karen and Andy, Phil’s cuisine was delicious and Dan & Sarah looked after us so well; It was a pleasure to have them around. Luxurious bedrooms, stunning bathrooms and a living space that you can’t wait to get back to at the end of a hard day on the slopes. It was also the little touches that made our stay so special, from the daily cup of tea in bed, to the replenished stock of Twix bars in the boot room every morning! We would love to come back to see what Reves de Montagne and the lovely Samoens have to offer in the Summer.

    The Launder family and party, Feb 2014

  4. guest
    Posted March 31, 2014 at 10:05 am | Permalink

    We had a great time staying here over New Year 2014. The accommodation was superb; being a large family group it is difficult to find places where the rooms are of an equal standard and can say that here there were no arguments, they were fantastic! The skiing resort was excellent with a wide range of runs, made more perfect by a lift to and from the slopes (no long walks in your ski boots) and after a hard days skiing, a nice soak in the hot tub followed by drinks by the fire. The food here was exceptionally delicious, and the whole team looked after us very well; with Andy putting together a bonfire and fireworks for fun New Year’s Eve celebrations and Karen rescuing us from Flaine when one of the party had a small accident on the slopes. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, and would love to come back soon.

    Richard and Family, UK

  5. guest
    Posted March 14, 2014 at 11:52 am | Permalink

    What more is there to say! Family and friends have just spent a fabulous week at Reves de Montagne and we can only echo what everyone else has said about the chalet and service – if you are looking for a luxury holiday, winter or summer, where all your needs are thoughtfully taken care of, then this is the place to go!!

  6. guest
    Posted March 14, 2014 at 7:15 am | Permalink

    We would just like to thank you both for sharing your ‘dream’ chalet with us last week. John and I enjoyed the whole experience you have created at the chalet – You most certainly have thought of everything your guests need to enjoy a stress free skiing holiday. We particularly loved toasty boots each morning and worry free transport to and from the slopes.

    I found your website when trying to locate something a bit special, to mark and celebrate our Anniversary. It most certainly met our expectations and much, much more. Relaxing at the chalet was blissful, so comfortable in every respect, just what we needed. Log fires, welcoming sofas and fur throws to chill out and relax together – see romance is still alive!

    The food was absolutely fabulous, Phil most certainly is an amazing chef, the variety of dishes and flavours never ceased to surprise and dinner was most definitely one of the highlights of the day. We tried to think of our favourite meal, but it’s so difficult! Dan and Sarah also looked after us very well, nothing was too much trouble. They were both very charming and it was great to chat to them about their adventures. Perfect choice for your team.

    John & Dawn, UK

  7. guest
    Posted March 14, 2014 at 3:26 am | Permalink

    It’s a beautiful chalet with luxurious amenities and excellent service! It’s a very warm chalet, warm fireplace, warm people. We enjoyed the views, fluffy towels, superb food and wine. Thank you so much for your care and hospitality. Kudos to Karen and Andy and the team!

    – Wong family

  8. guest
    Posted March 13, 2014 at 12:50 am | Permalink

    A beautiful, cozy and homey chalet that will always come highly recommended by us. Karen, Andy and their team really made sure we felt at home and were always helpful and accommodating – something very much appreciated especially with a group with so many young children. Since our return home, friends and family have been asking about our trip and we find ourselves talking nonstop on how fantastic it all was. We just can’t stop reminiscing! Thank you once again for a fab holiday and we definitely hope to be back!
    Sam & Carmen – Hong Kong

  9. guest
    Posted February 13, 2014 at 1:17 am | Permalink

    ……………..tired of the piste? There are awesome off piste runs around Samoens and in the hands of qualified guides is an enjoyable and exhilarating experience – the glaciated valley to the east of the main ski area offers powder snow, views of Mont Blanc, spectacular countryside and culminates in a 70m abseil to the valley floor! I enjoyed a day’s tour in this area with Andy and two guides, an unforgettable outing and with a big smile on my face was very happy to drop into the hot tub afterwards. Andy, Karen and the team cannot do enough for you.
    Wendy Lotter, Stephen Lyon and family Feb 2014 – Singapore

  10. guest
    Posted February 10, 2014 at 2:55 am | Permalink

    We have found skiing heaven: a luxurious, beautiful chalet with all the necessary comforts (especially comfortable beds, hot showers and a proper outdoor hot tub to ease skiing aches and pains); superb cuisine – and wine; outstanding service and support from the team at the Chalet, and a plethora of skiing choices for skiers of all levels, all set in and around a charming village. The kids had a blast with the Reves de Montagne team (“snow wars” was a highlight, as was the food at kids’ dinners). We highly recommend Reves de Montagne, and look forward to returning regularly (in summer and winter).

    Wendy Lotter & Family Feb 2014

  11. guest
    Posted December 30, 2013 at 10:05 am | Permalink

    Dear Karen and Andy
    We can not thank you enough for your fantastic hospitality throughout our stay. The chalet is gorgeous, the food creative and purely delicious and the service 5 star . We truly felt spoiled and enjoyed the most wonderful vacation. Everything was pure luxury and filled with warmth of your hospitality and care. We can’t wait to return. Thank you !!! Petra Graves & Families

  12. guest
    Posted April 11, 2013 at 2:20 pm | Permalink

    Thank you Karen and Andy for an absolutely fantastic holiday, which was truly special from start to finish. The food was delicious, the service way beyond expectations and the chalet itself is just so much more beautiful in real life than the photos do justice to.

    The Brooks Family, Leicester

  13. guest
    Posted April 6, 2013 at 10:53 am | Permalink

    We wanted to give you a six out of five on Tripadvisor but it wouldn’t let us so I’m adding that rating here. 6/5 – absolute bliss. Thank you so much.
    – Susannah and Kerry

  14. guest
    Posted March 26, 2013 at 4:34 pm | Permalink

    Karen and Andy, thank you for making our stay at Reves de Montagne so special.
    The chalet is absolutely gorgeous, the food and wine were exceptional and we loved all the
    personnel touches, especially the tea brought up to our room in the morning… what luxury !
    Sue Woods

  15. guest
    Posted March 21, 2013 at 9:28 pm | Permalink

    This was our first family ski holiday and it couldn’t have been better! Karen & Andy went out of their way to make this a very special time for us. The chalet is stunning and in a very peaceful and scenic location. Each day, after a hearty breakfast, we were shuttled to the local lift station for a full day of skiing and picked up again at the end of the day. The Grand Massif is an excellent resort for all levels of skier and you could be on the slopes 20 minutes after leaving the chalet. After a day on the slopes when we got back to the chalet there was freshly baked cake, drinks and the hot tub waiting to help us relax even more. This was followed by canapés, a gourmet meal and some exceptional wines. Exceptional service all ’round!

    Dibble Family

  16. guest
    Posted March 7, 2013 at 11:24 am | Permalink

    A HUGE thank you to Karen & Andy for making our stay in this winter wonderland so special and relaxed!

    The chalet is truely stunning, and finished to a very impressive, high standard. The charming little touches really complete the appeal for me…personalised chalkboard baskets in the bootroom and candles every night…amazing.

    I would not hesitate in recommending everything about this holiday, chalet perfection! Looking forward to our next stay already x

    Kate Scholes

  17. guest
    Posted March 7, 2013 at 10:01 am | Permalink

    What can I say….beautiful chalet, fabulous food and great hosts. We had a lovely ski break. Andy and Karen are fantastic hosts and go out of their way to make your holiday special. The bedrooms are very relaxing with a lovely bathroom, even though I didn’t use it I loved the fact the en-suite bathrooms had free standing baths! The living space is very social and we loved sitting by the amazing fireplace with glass of wine after a day on the slopes. A great chalet!
    Sharon & Mark Jagger – Wiltshire

  18. guest
    Posted March 6, 2013 at 8:56 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful, comfortable and cosy chalet. Lovely food and great wine. Our baby loved crawling around on the wonderfully warm floor and the superb food served by the chef. Our son had lots of fun with his friends and keeps asking to go skiing again (and he now thinks that Andy will be driving every bus we get on!! ) I particularly loved being served a G&T in the hot tub and the huge bed with the cute heart-shaped window looking out onto the mountains. Just sorry I missed seing Bella the dog running down the slopes, my husband thought that was fab! Hope we can return one day!
    Sonia Eldredge – Napton-on-the-Hill, UK

  19. Posted January 17, 2013 at 3:53 pm | Permalink

    You have done a marvellous job renovating the farmhouse – it retains that lovely “old” feel with lots of character combined with a very up-to-date level of comfort. Big roaring fire, comfy sofas and throws, lovely warm duvets and huge fluffy towels, tasteful decor, magnificent views from the picture windows and huge hot tub all set the scene for a superior level of service. The food was scrumptious and we couldn’t have asked for more attention from you two. We really appreciated your enthusiasm and willingness help book lessons, massages etc and to go the extra mile in not only running us to and from the slopes but also taking us for tour of the valley etc. We have extolled the superiority of your chalet to everyone here and sent your link to friends in the US and UK. We cannot thank you enough for your generous hospitality. We have already been chatting about a possible return one summer to take advantage of good weather for cycling, sightseeing etc!
    Wendy, Steve, Mel & Louisa Boydston – Saudi Arabia

  20. guest
    Posted January 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | Permalink

    A stunningly beautiful chalet, in a fantastic ski area, the food from the chef was amazing plus the warm welcome, level of service and attention to detail we received from Karen and Andy, our fantastic hosts, were second to none! I cannot recommend it enough and cannot wait to go back!!
    Phil Staff, Weybridge, Surrey

  21. guest
    Posted January 8, 2013 at 5:34 pm | Permalink

    Best place to come back to after a sick Face Plant down a RED on my first day!!! – Jacques Larsen

  22. guest
    Posted January 8, 2013 at 5:29 pm | Permalink

    Beautifully and lovingly crafted chalet with 5 star luxury – the food was outstanding! It was a snowboarding experience I’ll never forget – the bar has been set very high indeed!
    – Joanne Williams

  23. admin
    Posted January 8, 2013 at 4:57 pm | Permalink

    It’s a fantastic Chalet – amazing food, awesome atmosphere! It looks incredible, hands down the best place I’ve ever stayed in.

    I felt like a rock star the whole weekend we were there! – Iain Norman