This popular 3* hotel has been run by four generations of the same family and is renowned for it’s traditional alpine style, warm atmosphere, and family-friendly facilities.
Situated in the heart of Champoluc, Hotel Castor is just 6 minutes from the main ski lifts, and has wonderful views across the square and mountain range, with some of the 32 bedroom balconies looking down the Ayas Valley. All the bedrooms are spacious and comfortable, with lots of creature comforts. Take a warm bath at the end of the day and relax before dinner in a dressing gown and soft slippers.
Enjoy a varied menu including sumptuous desserts and an extensive wine list in the Larchwood-lined walls of the restaurant which also features decorative ceilings and wood sculptures by local artists. The bar, based in one of the more historic parts of the hotel, is one of the most popular in the village and has lots to offer, including legendary music nights.
For those with children Hotel Castor is a delight. The owners have three children so have catered for families – there is a playroom below the bar and a garden with plenty of equipment. Parents often savour the chance to keep an eye on the kids from a sunny terrace, enjoying a beer or crisp glass of wine.
Bedrooms are furnished in a traditional alpine style with wooden furniture. All rooms have en-suite bathroom, many with baths. Some have balconies with pleasant views across the square and down the Ayas Valley. Two rooms (which have recently been renovated) interconnect with each other, perfect for those travelling with young children.
The hotel has a large, bright dining room where a good and varied menu (with choices at most courses) is served. The menu includes a selection of homemade desserts. An extensive wine list includes both local wines and wines from around the world.
The bar at the hotel (open to non-residents) is one of the most popular in the village and Hotel Castor ‘music nights’ are legendary!
Herman and Beatrice have three young children of their own, so families are well catered for, as well as individuals and groups.
There is a selection of children’s play equipment in the garden, particularly popular during the last few weeks of the season when parents are able to enjoy a post-ski drink on the sunny terrace whilst the children enjoy the swings! In addition the hotel now has a children’s playroom below the lounge bar.