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Welcome to Hotel Macchi in Chatel, France.


  
Reopening for the summer season on June 03, 2019

Come and discover this chalet, at the heart of Les Portes du Soleil
and experience the warmth and professionalism
Reopening for the summer season on June 03, 2019

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

Prenez une pause et évadez vous dans les portes du soleil



Services & Facilities



  • Swimming pool & Jacuzzi  (daily opening)
  • Sauna & Hammam                    (from 4 to 8pm)
  • Fitness Center 
  • Ayurveda treatments
  • Play room
  • Ski hire
  • Access to ski slopes at 400m
  • Private bus to drop you off to the slopes (Gabelous and Portes du Soleil ski lifts - Lac de Vonnes departure) in the morning
  • Outings in the mountain
  • Ski passes & ski lessons
  • Pancake party
  • Pets welcome
  • 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 give control of the business to their son, Eric Macchi and his new wife Elisabeth Teigné, from Maine-et-Loire.
 
This takeover initiated a rapid chain of events. Eric and Elisabeth poured their energy 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 MAJOR CHANGES

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

BIRTH OF ANAÏS

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

BIRTH OF CELINE

In 1997, Céline was born. The same year saw the creation of 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 back-office department 
Céline completed her high school diploma with honors and joined her father, Eric, in the kitchen to become a chef