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The Mazot - Samoens

Unique character conversion situated in great location 300m from centre    (Français)

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The Mazot is an Alps Accommodation managed, unique character property consisting of 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  Sleeping 4/5 people in 60m2 of stylish accommodation, it comes complete with a log burner, private sauna and a large terrace. The Mazot has been beautifully renovated, from its previous life as a barn, cleverly incorporating contemporary style with the properties original features.  Situated in a quiet, yet enviable location just 300m/5 minutes flat walk to Samoens centre and 50m from the free  and regular ski bus stop, or if you prefer to warm up for skiing, the Grand Massif Express is 12 minutes walk.

Properties as unique as this are truly difficult to find as alpine ski and summer holiday lettings, making this a popular chalet to enjoy at all times of the year. The Mazot in Samoens has been officially classified 4 stars by UDOTSI, the Union Departementale Des Offices de Tourisme et Syndicats d'Iniative de Haute Savoie.

This property has a Saturday changeover day, however in low season and for last minute bookings, flexible arrival days and length of stays may be available.  If you are just 2 people, there could also be discounts available during non peak times. Contact us for more information.


The Mazot Samoens

The Mazot has been cleverly arranged over 3 floors with plenty of character in each area.  On entering the property, you can either take the wooden stairs up to the living areas, or access the large heated utility area with washer dryer, boasting plenty of space to store boots, skis and bikes securely. The lower floor is also home to the twin ensuite bedroom.  Stairs lead from the entrance hall up to the lovely open plan kitchen, dining and living room.

This quirky, light and spacious area offers all modern homely conveniences, with a wonderful mix of original beams and the new wooden structure.  The superbly equipped kitchen offers ample workspace and storage and comes complete with a dishwasher, double oven, NESPRESSO coffee machine, raclette machine, microwave and large fridge freezer. The cosy lounge has a log fire, deep and comfy sofa which can convert to a bed, lovely mountain views, a little reading area with further seating and plenty of books. Additional facilities include flat screen TV with satellite, DVD player with DVD's and music system and iPod connector. The Mazot also has free WiFi throughout. An iron and ironing board is also provided as well as a cot and high chair on request.

The Mazot is located next to Chalet Moccand in the centre of Samoens, with on site assistance offered for all aspects of your stay.  For an additional price extras such as bread deliveries, daily room clean and catering can be provided.  Please contact us if you require any of these additional services. If you chose to use one of our partner rental shops, ski equipment storage is available at the top or bottom of the ski lift.  

Special reduced rates offered for couples during the low seasons. - Please contact us.


The Mazot Samoens

Bedroom 1
Sleeps 2, ensuite (shower, WC), 2 x single bed
Bedroom 2
Sleeps 2, ensuite (bath/shower, WC), 1 x double bed (140cm wide)
Bedroom 3
Sleeps 1-2, sofa bed (130cm wide)

The Mazot sleeps 4/5 people in comfort.  Consisting of 2 en suite bedrooms, the first bedroom is a wonderful twin en suite with a large walk in shower, sink and WC. Storage is provided in 2 cabinets, plus there is a wardrobe located in the storage/utility area adjoining the bedroom.  The second bedroom is located on the top floor.  Spiral stairs lead up from the living area to the master suite, a cosy yet spacious bedroom with a four poster bed and modern en suite bathroom with integrated shower, full sized bath, sink and WC. Views can be seen from the velux windows of the famous Criou mountain.  There is ample built in hanging and cupboard space built around the original beams of this charming bedroom. The sofa bed in the lounge offers additional sleeping, allowing The Mazot to sleep up to 5 people.

A cot and high chair can be supplied on request at no extra charge.



The Mazot has 2 entrances.  One to the east and one to the south-west.  Leading from the south westerley side of the Mazot, there is a large terrace area, equipped with table and chairs for outside dining, plus 2 deckchairs for relaxation in the afternoon sun. A BBQ is also provided.

There is one parking space outside to the front of The Mazot, plus further parking approximately 200m away.



Large fridge freezer
Selection of kitchen knives
Oil and vinaigrette set
NESPRESSO coffee machine (selection of capsules provided)
Selection of saucepans and frying pans
Selections of baking and roasting dishes
DVD and CD player
Selection of DVD’s and CD’s
Washing machine
Iron and ironing board
Outside table and chairs
2x sun loungers



Download the floor plan for The Mazot



The Mazot is situated in a quiet location just a 5-minute, flat walk (300m) from the historic town centre of Samoëns. Quiet, and yet conveniently located to Samoëns’ many shops, restaurants, bars, picturesque town square and gardens, the apartment is an ideal year-round holiday destination.

In winter, the bus stop for the free and regular ski bus is located just 50 metres away, allowing you access to the Grand Massif Express ski lift in a matter of minutes. If you prefer to walk, the Grand Massif Express lift is a 12 minute flat walk.  Our recommended ski shop offers lockers (subject to availability) on the piste, so you are able to leave your equipment there at the end of the day.

The impressive, newly built ice skating rink is only a 8-10-minute walk away, offering guests another favourite winter pastime.

In summer, you can access a number of hiking and mountain bike trails direct from the Mazot, which is also just 50m from the picturesque Clevieux stream. Take a stroll along the stream for 5 minutes and find yourself on the banks of the beautiful Giffre river where even more hiking and biking trails await. The Grand Massif Express lift also operates throughout July and August and is a short 2-minute drive away or a 10-minute walk.

Drive 10-minutes up the valley to the stunning scenery of Sixt and the Cirque du Fer a Cheval. At certain times of the year up to 30 waterfalls tumble over 2000m high cliffs in this spectacular national park. The Mazot is also centrally located for visits to the Giffre valley’s other quaint, alpine villages.

GPS Coordinates for this property: 46.081195 N 6.731383 E



"Lovely week at the Mazot. Very cosy accommodation and easy access to the centre and lift. Can't wait to return!" Jane, Jeremy, Will and Sarah, The Mazot, March 2017

"The stay at the Mazot was just lovely as before. Such a beautiful place. We will be back and will definitely book through you, the service is exemplar." Spratt family, The Mazot, March 2017

"We enjoyed our holiday in Samoens and The Mazot was just perfect for us. Just as advertised on the Alps Accommodation website." The Fays, The Mazot, September/October 2016

"We had a wonderful stay at The Mazot. Hospitality was great, any request was instantly met." Family van de Garde, The Mazot, July 2016

"I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you all at Alps Accommodation for another great holiday last week! I've used you three times now and you've always been hospitable, helpful and just allowed me to enjoy your great 'homes', which I really appreciate. Oh and the property managers were lovely by the way!" Dow, The Mazot, January 2016

"Really good holiday, really good organisation so have already recommended you to a number of friends!" Wynne Family, The Mazot, August 2015

"Fabulous service and great communication. Thank you for contributing to another great holiday in Samoens - we will definitely be back! Can't recommend Alps Accommodation highly enough ."The Cundy family, The Mazot, April 2015

"Excellent holiday. Nice accommodation and very well looked after. I thought the welcome pack (wine, biscuits, etc) was really nice and any issues/questions we had were dealt with promptly.All of the alps staff we dealt with we're friendly and really helpful. Overall I can't fault the service or the accommodation. Would definitely recommend you to all of my friends."  Martin Plant, The Mazot, July 2012

"Excellent (personal) service from Alps Accommodation. Great welcome pack and the discounts around town certainly helped"


Our Complimentary Premier Services

Our "Premier Services" are included in all our self catered accommodation prices.  We want to ensure your holiday offers great value for money and is as luxurious and hassle free as possible.  That is why we offer the following services for all of our guests at no extra charge!

¤ Towels and linen provided ¤ Complimentary end of stay cleaning
¤ 20% off ski hire    ¤ 5-10% off ski passes delivered to you on arrival
¤ 24/7 local assistance ¤ Welcome basket of food and drinks
¤ Meet and greet service ¤ Sample selection of Molton Brown toiletries
¤ Firewood included ¤ Utility bills and Tourist Tax included
¤ Provision of cleaning products   ¤ Washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets and bin liners
¤ Free baggage storage