This is a charming, intimate family hotel based atop Chamonix with impressive views of Mont Blanc. This is also one of the oldest hotels in Chamonix and dates to the 19th Century. History of those earlier times is still preserved within this structure. Famous people who have stayed here include the English novelist, Graham Green, hotelier Andre Citroen, Protestant pastor Boegner, and British marshal Montgomery. It is embellished with weathered brick pavement and an ornamental fireplace. This hotel is conveniently located to the Brévent cable car facility and five minutes from the heart of Chamonix. Chamonix is 612 km from Paris; 230 km from Lyon; 83 km from Geneva, Switzerland; 67 km from Albertville; and 59 km from Aoste-Italie.