When it comes to luxury ski chalets in Meribel, SHL Lodge sets the new standard. Its not often we get excited about a new property in our collection, but the introduction of SHL Lodge moves us. Conceived by the owners of Château Smith Haut Lafitte, this is a property born out of a passion for the pursuit of perfection, luxury painted in refined strokes. Rebuilt as a hamlet of ancient dark timber, faithful to the traditional Savoyard style and dripping in personality and warmth, this is truly handsome property, both inside and out. Understated class.
Located on the Chaudanne slopes, those lucky guests who get to experience the pleasure of staying here will enjoy the stunning aspect and views afforded from the chalets multiple balconies, they will also enjoy the privilege of being able to ski straight back to the door. Access to the piste couldn't be easier, SHL Lodge is situated just 60m from an easy blue piste which takes you down to the bottom of the Rhodos gondola and new Saulire Express to whisk you straight up into the Trois Vallées system where over 600km of pistes await. The chalet is also just a short walk from the shopping boutiques and lively bars and restaurants in Meribel's centre.
The accommodation has been designed specifically to cater for larger groups of family or friends, with a vast floor space and bedrooms to sleep up to 15 people. The rooms consist of one stunning master suite, 4 guest bedrooms and 2 dormitory styled rooms which are perfect for the kids. All rooms are luxuriously appointed and combine sumptuous natural materials with state-of-the-art modern technology to classic effect. After an exhilarating day on the slopes, guests will find the warmth and well deserved relief near the fireplace, in the sumptuous and spacious lounge area, or on the over looking mezzanine that features an extensive library. The terraces and balcony, oriented to the South, offer a unique and unobstructed panorama over the vast mountains and valley slopes.
Back inside the chalet, a fabulous wellness area draws guests in, complete with counter-current indoor swimming pool, hamman and relaxation area. After a warm dip, curl up in the home cinema room, a ready-made chill out area, where guests can sit back and watch films to their hearts content. Cap it of with a tipple from the chalet's superior wine cave where you will discover the wonders of hundreds of rare and precious bottles of some of the finest wines the world has to offer: from Pétrus to Château Margaux, Château Yquem and Château Smith Haut Lafitte.
The service at SHL Lodge certainly matches the high standards of the property itself. Your private Butler will make the Chalet feel like your home for the duration of your stay; room arrangement, daily cleaning, skiing equipment and lift passes booking, planning and organisation of activities - all we be taken care of. Each morning, a breakfast fit for the King will be waiting for you to start a skiing day at your best. Of an evening, whether you wish to enjoy a simple warm family dinner or you dream of organizing a luxurious reception for your guests, the chalet Chef will amaze you with his talented ability to hit the right notes every time.
Bedroom 1 - Master double with dressing room, terrace access & en-suite bathroom with bath & shower
Bedroom 2 - Double with terrace access with en-suite bathroom with bath & shower
Bedroom 3 - Double with en-suite bathroom with bath & shower
Bedroom 4 - Double with en-suite bathroom with bath & shower
Bedroom 5 - Children's room with 2 sets of bunks with private bathroom
Bedroom 6 - Children's room with 2 sets of bunks with private shower room
The Home Cinema room can convert into double bedroom with ensuite shower room
Chosen by The Telegraph as an ‘Alpine chalet with amazing spa’
“In Les 3 Vallées in Méribel, Lodge ShL is just 30 metres from the slopes. When inside, guests can select fine wines from the lodge's well-stocked cellar or relax in the pool or hammam”
Picked as one of The Telegraph‘s World’s Best Ski Chalets
Nominee for France's Best Ski Chalet 2016
Nominee for France's Best Ski Chalet 2017
Nominee for France's Best Ski Chalet 2018
Piste ski-in, ski-out
Ski Lifts ski-in, ski-out
Resort Centre 3 min chauffeured drive
Chambery (CMF): 1h 45m / 110km
Grenoble (GNB): 1h 50m / 130km
Geneva (GVA): 2h 30m / 190km
Lyon (LYS): 2h 30m / 190km
No need to rush out of bed - breakfast is laid on. A healthy array of fresh fruit juices, a selection of warming teas and coffee - yoghurts, crispy cereals, juicy fruit and a mouth-watering display of delicious fresh breads & delicate pastries. Your chef will also prepare a daily cooked hot option for you - how do you like your eggs? So much choice that you might miss the first ski lift if you're not careful.
Take a seat at your own private table - it's time for the main event – a delicious feast, masterfully crafted by your talented chef. Menus can be tailored to suit your tastes and your chef will be happy to prepare everything from a simple supper to fine dining delights. Evening meals are provided at additional costs or, as the chalet is very close to the town centre, you can choose to eat in the various restaurants on offer in Meribel.
The chalet provides a selection of teas, fresh coffee and soft drinks. There is a champagne reception on the night of your arrival. The chalet has an extensive wine cellar and can supply wines on request.
The chalet is happy to cater for specific dietary requirements, and can serve an earlier high tea for children. You can talk to your SkiBoutique PA about any specific requests from dietary requirements such as gluten free diets to birthday cakes and favourite dishes. We will do our very best to ensure that your wishes are granted and delivered in resort.