The 12 Best Airbnbs In The French Alps

August 23, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in the French Alps, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in the French Alps and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 All-Season Boutique Chalet in the French Alps

12 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1,070 per night, airbnb.com

A magical experience within a historic setting awaits 12 guests in this 6 bedroom chalet. With its authentic fireplaces, modern contemporary-style furniture, and luxurious rugs, it transports visitors to another world in the French Alps. If the rooms aren't indication enough, then the grand 12 seater dining room is another telling sign and this chalet is just great for the family to come together for Christmas or New Year's gathering.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Bring a party of 12 to share in an authentic chalet with luxuries ranging from a massage table to a wine collection. In summer it operates on a B&B basis. In winter it's fully catered, including house drinks, a professional chef, and a driver.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“Wow, what a place and what great people. There were 10 of us on a corporate Ski Trip and couldn’t recommend this place any higher! Simply amazing place, has everything and extremely tasteful interior (a home away from home!” – Kevin
“Chalet Fourmiliere is much much more than your normal high end catered chalet. This was an incredible culinary and sensory experience from the minute we arrived! Tom & Alex along with their great team and incredible full time chef treated us like royalty.” – Joe

#2 Incomparable Views from the Hot Tub of a Chic Modern Chalet

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $350 per night, airbnb.com

Indeed extremely central, within walking distance from almost all the main attractions, is Chalet Aix. It offers a group of 8 guests high levels of comfort and Alpine style, in both winter and summer. In winter, make the most of the incredible views over the valley from the hot tub, in summer these views can be enjoyed while playing a game of Petanque on the private pitch.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Marvel at the Alpine panoramas from the balcony of a wood-wrapped bedroom, or sitting by the fire in the sumptuous lounge. Warm rustic accents perfectly balance delightful pink flourishes and a red-and-steel kitchen. Chalet Aix offers high levels of comfort and Alpine style, in both winter and summer.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Indoor fireplace

Guest Reviews

“Tim and Liz could not have been more helpful. From the moment we booked they were full of information and made lovely gestures like offering to get our ski passes in advance.” – Dominic
“ Liz and Tim were very quick to answer all our questions before our arrival, they sorted out our lift passes and recommended a fantastic ski rental company who delivered our equipment to the chalet.” – Sarah
“We had a perfect stay at Aix chalet. It is so cosy, spacious and confortable, very well equipped, with the most amazing views that you can enjoy from every room in the house. Eating outside in the terrasse in sunny days was very nice as well.” – Hala
“This is a great clean, comfortable chalet which is about a 10 minute drive from Ardent (car park with ski lift up to Avoriaz). The chalet was lovely – my kids particularly enjoyed the hot tub and we had a very relaxing and comfortable few days. ” – Jake
“Fabulous chalet with excellent amenities, wonderful views and super helpful host! Would definitely recommend.” – Joanne

#3 Louise Renovated Farmhouse In Green Valley

11 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $270 per night, airbnb.com

Nestled in unspoiled nature, this home built in 1653 is restored to include modern amenities and comforts. It is a fabulous holiday home for Christmas or any time you want to go skiing. When you get back from skiing, get yourself a good bowl of hot chocolate with fresh milk. With bedrooms that are so comfortable and spacious, bathrooms with hot shower and high specification, plus a well-equipped kitchen to cook as often as you'd like, this is just the right place for a family skiing vacation.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located in Chablais, above Geneva and Lake Geneva, at 1000 m, this house built in 1653 has all the modern comforts and an unobstructed view, thanks to its many bay windows. Furnished tourist 4 * Surface on three levels 350 m2. Finnish sauna. 2 large fireplaces.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Just a fabulous place, you both feel at home and in a 5 star hotel. It was the second time, the added mezzanine is a great place to relax and for the kids to play in. The stunning view never gets old.” – Stéphanie
“Louise is a fabulous holiday home. We spent an amazing half term in Chalet Louise. We were a group of 11 comprised of 3 families – ages ranging from 6yrs to 60yrs – there is plenty of space for children to play and for the adults to relax.” – Duncan
“A fantastic house. Very comfortable and very beautifully renovated old house. An architects dream.” – Christer
“Great hosts. Great location. Great backyard.” – Abisht
“A beautiful and comfortable home in the peaceful countryside. Great space for gathering and being together. Enjoyed preparing meals together in the well equipped kitchen.” – Leigh

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#5 Comfy, Authentic Mountain Lodge Apartment

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

If a quiet few days is what you're looking for in your European trip, this comfy and cozy lodge is what you'll want. It's an elegant display of Swiss-French decor with the eye-catching firewood wall in the living room, a snowy white king size bed, a kitchenette made out of wood planks plus a beautiful patio with mountain views. It's ideal for a romantic winter getaway for two.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“You will certainly love this beautiful part of France, where you feel warm and welcome. This quiet but also tough area where good food and tasty wines are high in French standards, you will find plenty of restaurants to discover the authentic Haute Savoie life.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“L'Ours Blanc Lodge is a wonderful place. So many small details and thoughtful touches made it a fantastic stay, including delicious welcome snacks and fresh bread and croissants every morning..” – Hannah
“We had the most amazing time! The apartment was so cozy and had everything we needed. We loved being nearby lots of little villages but not being in a touristy area.” – Suzi
“Just spectacular. My husband, I stopped at Le Biot for a quiet few days in the middle of our European road trip. The property was beyond our expectations, the location was fantastic and the attention to detail incredible.” – Emma
“The view was stunning. Yvonne was very Kind and gave us some helpful tips for our Bike-Trip. She also brought us fresh bread and croissants every morning.” – Ariel
“The lodge is even better than in the pictures. Lodge is spacious, clean and with many elegant details. Location is also really good.” – Juha

#6 Ski and Hike from an Alpine Apartment with Mountain Views

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

The tasteful décor and welcoming ambiance of this Alpine home with 2 bedrooms is a treat for travellers looking for an everyday mountain view while in the French Alps. The best part of this home is its wraparound balcony which offers spectacular mountain views, so you can take your pic at any place to have your coffee, update your blog take some Instagram or Snapchat stories.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Step onto a balcony for a lungful of bracing air and sweeping views of tree-covered hills and snowy peaks. This classic alpine chalet sets the tone for year-round mountain exploration. Warm softwood paneling lines a room with a comfy après-ski couch.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Wendy&Mick were very helpful and kind during the whole stay. The location can not be better as it's very close to Morzine slopes and Ardent cable car which is the easiest way up to Avoriaz and Les Portes du Soleil slopes.” – Çağrı
“We had a fantastic stay here, among one of the best places we have found on Airbnb. The hosts were very helpful, warm, funny and not at all annoyed with all of our questions about hikes!” – Salman
“It was an amazing experience of staying to spend Christmas. Everything was clean, well furnished and fully-equipped” – Sanya
“A Stay to remember, cannot add more to previous positive review were totally true , a special thanks to Wendy and Mich. You will not find a better host.” – Abdulrahman
“Wendy and Mick’s place was exceptional to say the least. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The property was thoughtfully set-out, situated in one of the most majestic environments that I’ve been in!” – John

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#8 Explore Alpine Nature from a Relaxing and Romantic Suite

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

If an outdoor Alpine vacation is what you're looking for, then you'll definitely get it in this nature-themes romantic suite for two. This chalet-like studio includes a double bed with a TV, a kitchenette with gas top and espresso maker, plus a full bathroom with a hot shower. It's a nice little studio to come to for a weekend trip.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Wake up to majestic mountain views through floor-to-ceiling French doors. In winter the snowy peaks are perfect for skiing, and in summer the hiking trails beckon. Retreat to a relaxing chalet-style studio to have a warm shower and watch TV in bed.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating

Guest Reviews

“Great studio. Location is perfect for exploring the surrounding area. Very nice hosts.” – Darrin
“Cute little spot in lower level of chatlet. Wendy was so great and hospitable. Closet kitchenette.” – Hannah
“We had an amazing stay at this studio. It was easy to find and as soon as we parked, the host came out of the house to show us the studio. Studio has everything you need: a good bed, a well equipped kitchen and a good bathroom.” – Maartje
“Great studio, Great Hosts, very helpful and knowledgable about the area. Great for an autumn weekend in the mountains as well as for Ski or summer activities!” – Edwin
“We were very happy to find this nice place in the small village Essert Romand. Wendy and Mick are very helpful hosts and the communication was very easy. They provide a lot of Information about Restaurants in the area.” – Annalena

#9 Exceptional Apartment in Montriond

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

This French-style townhouse is suitable for a family vacation for six people. The pale brown from the wooden beams, flooring, and overall architecture of the space contrasts softly against the gray of the overall furniture and decor. The roads surrounding this townhouse are ideal for jogging and cycling.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Situated in a French-style townhouse, the apartment's decor has a subtle blend of traditional Savoyard and modern design. It's suitable for families or groups and features a chic grey interior accentuated by wooden floors and ceilings. We had a great stay at Anna's and Lance's place. The location is very convenient and easy to find.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“We had a great stay at Anna's and Lance's place. The location is very convenient and easy to find. The apartment was very cozy and well equipped, especially the kitchen.” – Catalina
“The apartment was absolutely lovely and in a great location. We had easy access to several routes in the Alps and a larger town was quite close by (Morzine). ” – Stephanie
“We had an absolutely wonderful stay. The apartment is spacious, spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated and well situated. We were there for some road cycling and it was convenient to use the ski storage room for our bikes.” – Marilena And Jeff
“Fantastic apartment with everything you could possibly need. It was well equipped, spacious as well as bright and sunny.” – Tom
“Great apartment and welcoming hosts. Perfect base for skiing, you do need a car though. The bottle of wine was a thoughtful gesture.” – David

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#10 Spacious Wooden House Between Lake and Mountains

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

Fantastic views are guaranteed at this spacious and luxurious chalet with 3 bedrooms. It's a nice place for a family because the other two rooms are designed specifically for children. An indoor fireplace provides warmth in case temperatures dip, a breakfast table for brunch or lunch, plus an outdoor lounge area to enjoy the sun and a BBQ grill for family dinner completes the comfortable amenities this house provides.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Lounging on the large terrace of this beautiful house before sitting in front of a barbecue in the sun. Surrounded by a large garden, bright and resolutely modern, it has beautiful volumes and a fully equipped kitchen. License number0 NON CONCERNEA beautiful, immaculate and spacious house with fantastic views of the woods and mountains beyond. A great base for skiing in The Alps and exploring Lac Leman and surrounding areas.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace

Guest Reviews

“A beautiful, immaculate and spacious house with fantastic views of the woods and mountains beyond. A great base for skiing in The Alps and exploring Lac Leman and surrounding areas..” – Jennifer
“Charming and quiet house, perfect for family vacations. Moreover the house was very clean and everything was at disposal” – Yannick
“Fanny is very nice and responsive. The spacious house is fully equipped. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend.” – 爽
“Stayed at Fannys families home last week. Just a wonderful stay at a wonderful place. Perfect for my boys age 3 and 7.” – Randy
“Superb house, perfectly equipped and ideal for families with young children. Lots of games and books! Very quiet and relaxing..” – Julian

#11 Les Mermes in Veigy, Combined with Private parking

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Located in a peaceful and quiet residential area in
Veigy-Foncenex, this listing
offers travellers looking for a quiet countryside experience serenity and views to die for. If you do want to get into Geneva, it is an easy walk to the bus stop 5 minutes away. It's a studio ideal for 2 people or even the solo traveller with pets, set in a picturesque place.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Come and enjoy the calm and charm of Veigy in this very pretty studio with soft and subtle decoration. This apartment is designed to be as functional as it is comfortable, in particular thanks to its real Murphy bed and its large desk. WELCOMING DOMESTIC ANIMALS. We love animals too, and your 4-legged companions are welcome. We ask for a supplement of 15 € per animal and per stay.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“At this house you will feel it’s like your own home , it’s so comfortable and cozy . We did enjoyed the maximum and we strongly recommend it .” – Mahmoud
“My parents stayed here more than a month and they are satisfied a lot. The room was clean and pretty, and it has everything what they need. The room had some minor problems by chance, but Phillippe and Vero were ready to fix it right away.” – 상욱
“The apartment is tidy and well equipped. Good size for two people,very cozy. Location in a small France village, very convenient to go anywhere around the Geneva lake .” – Fanlika
“The apartment is just amazing! It has everything guests need to have a wonderful journey. Highly recommended!” – Zhao
“Very welcoming and cozy apartment on very good location.” – Dusan

#12 Luxurious Studio In
Annemasse, Close To Geneva

2 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $60 per night, airbnb.com

Simple, modest, clean, and well-equipped, a solo traveller would find this mint green and white studio the right place to plan the next leg of their European tour. It's just the kind of space you'd want to spend a few quiet days enjoying the fresh air and breeze. It's also close to the Swiss and French customs making this place ideal to venture out by car to other small, picturesque towns in both the French and Swiss Alps.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Wake up to the luxurious and refined setting of this renovated studio. Decorated with care in a contemporary spirit, it is fully equipped to allow you to fully enjoy your stay. “

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Elevator

Guest Reviews

“The house was very clean, homey and modern with the perfect amount of space for my partner and I for our 3 night stay. ” – Tkeyah
“Eleanor's place was extremely clean, well decorated, and felt like home with a touch of luxury.” – Mma Amara
“Lovely place to stay at, very clean and tidy! Thank you!” – Jared
“This was one of the best Airbnb that I have stayed in. At first I was nervous that I would be far from the Geneva hotspots, but it was a simple tram ride. The town of Annemasse is great itself, filled with cafes, pharmacies, restaurants, etc.” – Justin
“Very happy with my stay here. Host was very helpful and welcoming. The apartment was modern, stylish, very clean, comfortable and had some very nice touches. Thank you” – Stephen

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