Mont Blanc

The Hotel Monc Blanc in Megève has been running since 1880 and lived its heyday in the years after World War II when the likes of Jean Cocteau made it a home away from home. Today it has established a reputation for itself as one of the premier hotels in this part of the Alps and is worth a visit for its spa alone.
How the Stage was Set HISTORY IN BRIEF 1880: The hotel opened. 1994: The current owners acquired the Hotel Mont Blanc. HISTORY IN DETAIL 1880: The hotel opened its doors for business. 1949: New owner Georges Boisson gave the hotel a new lease of live by making some noteworthy improvements: a sauna, a massage parlour and beauty building room. Jean Cocteau, the "Prince of Poets”, saw to the decoration of the bar, rechristened, which was "Les Enfants Terribles". Cocteau later dubbed the hotel ‘the 21st arrondissement of Paris’. That year, the hotel staged extra-special Christmas celebrations that made the news as far away as Paris. Jean Prouvost, the boss of Paris-Match magazine, sent the photographer Roger Vadim, who arrived with his two friends Leslie Caron and Christian Marquant. 1950s: The hotel delighted famous French comic Fernandel and his family, who established there summer headquarters here. 1994: The hotel was acquired by Jocelyne and Jean-Louis Sibuet 2007: The hotel is today part of the Compagnie des Hôtels de Montagne.
Many big names have frequented the hotel, including: From the World of Politics Pierre Mendès France François Mittérand Edgar Faure From the World of Entertainment Brigitte Bardot Joséphine Baker Charles Aznavour Jean Marais Henry Troyat Françoise Sagan From the World of Business The Rothschilds
29 Rooms
11 Suites
The rooms are fitted with all mod cons to ensure the guest's comfort.
The Tea Room ------ The Cocteau Lounge ------ The Gerard Philippe Lounge
Megève is famous for its skiing. People have been practising the sport here since about 1913 but it really took off in the 1920s under the impetus of Baronne Noémie de Rothschild. By the 1950s Megève was one of the most popular ski resorts in Europe and a favourite playground for celebrities. The resort has a skiable area of 8 km² and an uppermost point of 2350 metres.
The hotel has a spa, complete with sauna, jacuzzi and heated swimming pool.
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Mont Blanc
Country: France
City: Megève
Opening date: 1880

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General Manager Marie-Genevieve Socquet


Place de l'Eglise
74120 France, Megève

Tel: +33 4 50 21 20 02
Fax: +33 4 50 21 45 28

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