A warm welcome from hosts Carole and Stéphane Bonnet
Pleasant surroundings, faultless service, and the comfort of a soothing stopover. Efficiency meets hospitality at Pont-de-Claix. And you're guaranteed a warm welcome from hosts Carole and Stéphane Bonnet.
“We wanted to work as a partnership, take on new challenges, meet and interact with guests from all walks of life, and make them feel at home here.”
With their ready smiles and natural hospitality, Carole and Stéphane enjoy a challenge too. As they explain, their hotel is “on the main holiday route”, south of Grenoble in Pont-de-Claix. The Originals City, Hotel Villancourt, Grenoble South therefore caters for tourists in a hurry, others who are less rushed, regular guests, and demanding business travellers seeking a convenient base. Carole and Stéphane have designed this comfortable 3-star hotel, ideally situated near Grenoble and to the ski resorts of Alpe d’Huez and Les Deux Alpes, to suit every type of traveller. It’s a functional hotel with the emphasis on hospitality and a warm welcome. “Our guests like the hotel’s location, and the welcome they receive. Many of them come back again”, says Carole. The 33 pleasant, spacious rooms, most with a balcony, are conducive to rest and relaxation.
This 3-star hotel has 33 functional, comfortable rooms, and a number of ideally equipped apartments.“30 of our rooms have their own terrace with an electric shutter, table and two chairs” explains Stéphane, for whom comfort is a priority. The apartments sleep 1 to 4 people, and have a kitchenette for greater independence. The rooms are ideal for couples, friends, families, and work colleagues too, while the apartments are perfect for ski breaks.
- Air-conditioned room
- Non smoking room
- Room service
Every morning, Carole and Stéphane put on a superb buffet breakfast with white or wholegrain bread, croissants, pains au chocolat, pains au raisins, madeleines, crispbreads, jams, honey, cold meats, cheeses, nuts, plain and fruit yoghurts, fruit compotes, cereals, hot drinks, 100% pure orange juice and multivitamin fruit juice.
Looking for things to do near Grenoble? Close to many Isère ski resorts, The Originals City, Hotel Villancourt, Grenoble South is a pleasant stopover in a region full of surprises.
SKI OR NATURE?The hotel lies less than an hour’s drive from a number of Isère’s ski resorts such as Chamrousse, Villard-de-Lans, and Les Sept-Laux. It offers easy access to the stunning regional natural park of the Vercors too. This natural limestone citadel extends over 186,000 hectares across the Isère and Drôme departments. The Vercors offers wild, majestic, mysterious landscapes such as the Grands Goulets and the Bourne gorges, just waiting to be explored for a day or more.
GRENOBLEGrenoble is a lively city full of fine architectural surprises. More than a day is needed to fully appreciate its many museums. These include the impressive Ancien Évêché museum, and the famous Musée Dauphinois, located in the former convent of the Visitation de Sainte-Marie-d’en-Haut with its magnificent chapel, a treasure of Baroque art. The moving Musée de la Résistance et de la Déportation de l’Isère is another must-see, before heading for a stroll over at Place Saint-André, where one of France’s oldest cafés is still in operation: the Table Ronde, opened in 1739, where Stendhal was a regular.
LAC DE MONTEYNARDLess than 30 minutes from Grenoble, close to Trièves, Monteynard lake is a stunning site with many possibilities for adventure. It’s a little natural paradise for fans of windsurfing and kitesurfing, hiking, mountain biking, and fishing, for action and reflection, and the ideal spot to relax or wear yourself out, and generally recharge your batteries. Thrills are guaranteed with two Himalayan-style footbridges, open all year round, which cross high above the rivers Drac and Ébron and form part of a thrilling 12.5 km woodland trail.
What our customers say
"A very pleasant stay"
Friendly staff, a clean room, good location and reasonable rates - what's not to like? Would recommend.