Welcome to Hotel Macchi in Chatel, France.

Come and discover this chalet, at the heart of Les Portes du Soleil
and experience the warmth and professionalism on offer

Hotel Macchi is nestled in the Vallée d’Abondance, at the heart of a region that offers something for everyone :
 
  • a world-renowned skiing destination (Les Portes du Soleil) with stunning panoramic views
  • spa towns and popular tourist destinations (Evian-les-Bains, Thonon-les-Bains, ...)
  • sites of historical interest, cultural activities and traditional arts and crafts.

With its proximity to Switzerland and Italy, this is a department steeped in history and traditions that boasts a stunning terrain of lakes and mountains.

It is these traits that make Haute-Savoie, at the heart of the Rhône-Alpes region, so special. It is place where everyone can find peace of mind, enjoy the great outdoors and enjoy thrilling experiences.

Services & Facilities



  • Swimming pool & Jacuzzi
  • Sauna & Hammam
  • Fitness Center 
  • Ayurveda treatments
  • Play room
  • Ski hire
  • Access to ski slope at 400m
  • Private bus to go to the slopes
  • Outings in the mountain
  • Ski passes & ski lessons
  • Pancake party
  • Pets allowed
  • Outside private &  free car park
  • Laundry
  • Conference room

Macchi family history

This boutique chalet is the perfect place to relax, unwind and socialise. Opened in 1970, it is now the destination of choice for tourists and sports-lovers alike in Châtel, Les Portes du Soleil.


1970

THE STORY OF HOTEL MACCHI, CHÂTEL

Having witnessed the growing popularity of winter sports and the expansion of the Châtel resort, Roland and Jeanne Macchi decided to open a hotel in Christmas 1970.
 
Hotel Macchi has grown rapidly since its opening, and especially since 1980, when the couple's son Eric Macchi, a fresh graduate of the Thonon-Les-Bains hospitality school, began working in the kitchen. A LEADING HOTEL IN CHÂTEL, VALLÉE D’ABONDANCE, LES PORTES DU SOLEIL AND HAUTE-SAVOIE
1985

ERIC AND ELISABETH MACCHI TAKE OVER THE HOTEL

In 1985, Mr and Mrs Macchi senior decided to hand control of the business to their son, Eric Macchi and his new wife Elisabeth Teigné, who hailed from Maine-et-Loire.
 
This takeover initiated a rapid chain of events. Eric and Elisabeth poured their energies into the business and set about turning the hotel into a leading destination in Châtel, Vallée d’Abondance, Les Portes du Soleil, Haute-Savoie and the Rhône-Alpes region.
1987

THE BIRTH OF THEIR THREE DAUGHTERS BROUGHT ABOUT MAJOR CHANGES

In 1987, Perrine was born. At the same time, the Espace Tonic opened its doors. Today, it is a luxurious relaxation area featuring a jacuzzi, sauna, cardio fitness room and steam room.
1993

BIRTH OF ANAÏS

In 1993, Anaïs was born and the covered pool was constructed.
1997

BIRTH OF CELINE

In 1997, Céline was born. The same year saw the creation of the L'Aigle bar, serving a cocktail named after their youngest daughter.
2008

MAJOR WORK IS UNDERTAKEN

Hotel Macchi is located 72 km from Geneva (Switzerland). The hotel introduced two new spaces: a room known as the "Salle de l'Ours" designed to host seminars and "relaxation" activities, and the "Authentique Voyage" spa, with an Indian theme and offering Ayurvedic massages.

It has become a leading destination in Châtel and the Vallée d’Abondance.
2010

CO-RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT

Michèle, Annie, Valentina, Mihai, Ioan and Jean-Pierre joined the team to improve the customer reception and life at Hotel Macchi.
Renovation of the restaurant « Le Cerf ».
2012

NEW WORKING SKILLS

Perrine joined the family company in the back-office department and established a Yield Management technique. Elisabeth, sensitive to the difficulties of the Chambermaid job and the environment, invested in bed lifters (which allow to make the beds at shoulder heigh) and in a dry steam tool that cleans and disinfects (no more aggressive cleaning products !!)
2016

YES, IT'S POSSIBLE !

Perrine excels in her field and becomes the Accommodation Director, as a replacement for her mum, Elisabeth.
Anais followed the family path and became the Manager of the restaurant "Le Cerf" in collaboration with our Jean-Pierre, Manager of the breakfast. 
Céline completed her high school diploma with honors and joined her father, Eric, in the kitchen.