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#20 of 39 in Crans-Montana
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The Hotel de la Forêt is located in the heart of Wallis, in the internationally renowned village of Crans-Montana. The station (1500m-3000m altitude), with a casino, offers numerous sporting, recreational and cultural activities both winter and summer.Our Hotel-Restaurant, with its 59 new and comfortable bedrooms with Wifi connection, its piano bar, its sunny terrace et its brand new wellness area, will delight you with its proximity to the skislopes, hiking trails and its view on the Rhone valley and the Alps.A warm and impeccable service will make your trip to Switzerland unforgettable.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Casino and Gambling
Hiking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wifi
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Mini golf
Ski school
Skiing
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Massage
Ski In / Ski Out
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Desk
Private balcony
Safe
Telephone
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Mountain View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more

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43Car recommended
Grade: 43 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 1 km
0Attractionswithin 1 km
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Iain M wrote a review Feb 2022
Brighton, England, United Kingdom7 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed at Hotel de la Foret in February 2022. There were four of us (2 adults and 2 children) in a family room at the back of the hotel (so no balcony). There was plenty of space for four, with 4 single beds (two pushed together). Wi-Fi (vital for teens) was good. Always lots of hot-water. Found the hotel quiet at night. Breakfast was excellent every morning, with cereals, bread/toast, teas/coffees/hot choc, pastries, fruit, ham/cheese, yoghurt. Plenty to stoke yourself up with for the day. The hotel is well located, about a 3 minute walk to the Etoile bus stop, from where you can catch the free buses in either direction. We went to Barzettes and started our day on the Violettes lift most mornings. The buses always arrive exactly on time! In the evenings we normally took the bus into town to a restaurant then walked back (about 15 mins downhill). The staff were friendly, but the only negative was our experience of eating in the restaurant. We ate there twice. The first night it took 40 minutes from ordering to receiving our food. Just about acceptable. The second time it took over an hour, maybe 1h10m. Communication was terrible and there was no apology or offer of compensation. Ultimately after I pointed out that this was appalling service, they took some money off the bill. I am aware they were short-staffed due to Covid, but we were the first in the restaurant and others arrived, ordered and left before we even received our food. That aside, we enjoyed our stay and I would recommend the Hotel de la Foret for families or as a budget location in Crans Montana.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Room Tip: If you can get a room with a balcony, that would be a bonus
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David S wrote a review Aug 2021
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Dated, remote, no view. If you are assigned a room at the rear of the hotel do not expect a view and if i had spent time in prison i would imagine room 318 is what it would be like. There is no restaurant in the evening and no atmosphere. The decor is pre 70s at best and the lift is a health hazard so take the stairs if your stupid enough to stay here. Thankfully, I wont he here again.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Stefano G wrote a review Jan 2021
Lugano, Switzerland7 contributions9 helpful votes
I really appreciated the staff and the structure. The hotel is very near of the center Crans Montana. You can reach the center by 2 shuttle stop or by car. I had a small problem in the beginning of the reservation but the hotel manager solved straight and fast. The food is very good. The wine list is not very large but acceptable. The cleaning is perfect. The breakfast international very good. To comeback soon. Thanks everyone for two days unforgettable. Appreciated all of you. Best.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled
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robert_bos53 wrote a review Apr 2020
Geneva, Switzerland1802 contributions512 helpful votes
Hotel de la Foret is located at the far end of the Montana part of Crans Montana, on the main road with an exceptional view over the Rhone Valley and Alpine ranges. It has parking space up to a limit (hard to have a space when the hotel is fully booked). It is a ten minute walk to the skilifts and cable cars taking you to the 3000m Plaine Morte. The centre of Montana is 15 minutes away, and a walk to the funiculaire to Sierre takes 7 minutes (the funiculaire to Sierre takes 12 minutes, it is an amazing ride!). Rooms at de la Foret are on the tiny side and bathrooms give away its 1970s origin. Service is very helpful and friendly and there is a generous breakfast buffet. In terms of price: excellent value for money!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Besfort M wrote a review Mar 2020
Geneva, Switzerland1 contribution
Television is to small and not a lot of channels. Bathroom with the old equipment. But the Service it's very good, I think they must change little things and all its ok. I hope this message can help you.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$129 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
SwitzerlandSwiss AlpsCanton of ValaisCrans-Montana
NUMBER OF ROOMS
59
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel de la Foret
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel de la Foret?
Nearby attractions include Fondation Suisse des Trains Miniatures (1.1 km), David L'instant Chocolat (1.1 km), and Art'Collections Museum (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel de la Foret?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel de la Foret?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel de la Foret?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel de la Foret?
Conveniently located restaurants include Boulangerie Taillens, Le Rawyl, and Le Michelangelo.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel de la Foret?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a sauna during their stay.
Does Hotel de la Foret have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel de la Foret offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Hotel de la Foret?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel de la Foret?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel de la Foret?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Château de Vaas, Maison des Cornalins (6.3 km).