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Oscar Lucien's Refuge des Aiglons Stunning Makeover

 Le Refuge des Aiglons, in the famous ski resort of Chamonix (France) stands out as the new hype spot destination for a perfect break looking up at the immaculate Mont-Blanc or gliding down snowy slopes. After a day outdoors, you’ll be more than happy to take off your skis or shake off your trekking outfits to enjoy a convivial, ultra cool evening facing the Aiguille du Midi (3 842 meters) . And tomorrow, why not go up, boarding a cable-car, to the restaurant « le 3842 » from which you’ll enjoy over lunch the most breath taking views of the valley.

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The former Hôtel des Aiglons, rebaptized Le Refuge des Aiglons, has gone through two years of radical revamping orchestrated by the talented French interior designer Oscar Lucien from Maison Numéro 20.

"For my first hôtel in the mountains, he says, I felt like creating a design-rustic chic atmosphere. I erased the traditional layout of separate rooms for the living and dining areas. I went for a large open space organized around a central atrium/bar decorated with a spectacular 13 meter fresco by street artist Vincent de Maistral and a light fixture designed specially by Sylvie Maréchal : two breath taking works that install a special contemporary momentum to the place."

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This large, convivial volume is punctuated by more secluded cozy nooks. All over the hôtel, Oscar Lucien mixed design and vintage elements with fun details such as the cushions and wall to wall carpeting in wood trompe l’œil, the poufs that look like rocks, the inscriptions on the doors, the woolly sheeps that stand guard in the bedrooms.

"At the Refuge des Aiglons, he adds, my aim was to invent a new Life Space for a decerning, relaxed, international younger generation who share the same codes and lifestyle."

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Before retiring to your light pine wood pannelled room and ultra-comfortable bed make sure to enjoy the experience of the outdoor hot pool, the sauna and the hammam of the Spa Deep Nature.. A delicious and plentiful dinner concocted by the young chef Damien Ducharlet will then restaure your energy for your next day on the slopes.

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