Hotel Le Faranchin



















Welcome to the Faranchin !
The hotel is located in Villar d'Arene,a small village nestled at an altitude of 1650m,3 km far from La Meije and its cable car
Around us the National Parc des Ecrins,

About : Hotel Le Faranchin

The hotel is located in Villar d´Arène, a small village nestled at an altitude of 1650m, 3 km from the La Meije massif and its cable car.

Around us, the Ecrins National Park, its nature and wildlife.
Winter and summer, we are pleased to welcome you to a family hotel where the key word is: conviviality!

In groups or individually, whether your activities are accompanied or not, whatever your level of mountain practice, our entire team will be committed to making your stay an unforgettable one.

The hotel has 20 rooms, 2 of which are adapted for people with reduced mobility, rooms recently renovated to 3 * standards.

Restaurant open for lunch and dinner, quality cuisine, chef's suggestions and local must-haves!

Happy Aperitif between 6.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m., with free aperitif board!
Hotel Le Faranchin offers all-inclusive themed stays and is 3 km from the La Grave cable car. Many outdoor activities can be enjoyed in the surrounding area.

Close to hiking trails, rivers and fishing grounds, mountain lakes, legendary Lautaret and Galibier passes, Le Jardin du Lautaret is very close in summer and the Nordic Area of ​​the Pays de la Meije is just a few minutes away. Winter.

Motorcyclists relay.

For 2 adults and 2 children under 18 years old, half board for the youngest is free
For 2 adults and 2 or 3 children, the children's room at -50%
Non-cumulative offers valid for stays of 3 nights minimum.

Welcome: With the password "Piolet d'Or" on the website of the hotel, get discount as part as the Piolets d'Or event
2 nights -10%
3 nights -20%
4 nights -30%
Valid Out Eco room

Label "The Family Hospitality"
The family hotel is a voluntary group of independent hoteliers farmers who chose to unite around common values.
A family of hoteliers welcomes you ... and offers its authenticity and conviviality. A family to share a family who receives you, passionate and concerned about your well-being.
70% of our hotels are hotels and restaurants, and you will discover with pleasure the specialties of the region.

Restaurateur certified 'Gourmet Cuisine'

Accommodation on site


This establishment offers the E-Bike service: recharge your electric bike here on request (remember to take your charger) We also offer a pack 5 days / 6 nights mountain biking + heritage discovery and local products". A mix 100% pleasure !!

Sustainable tourism

The Hotel du Faranchin invites you to the edge of the world, in an exceptional mountain environment at the gateway to the Ecrins National Park.
Deeply rooted in this grandiose universe, open to all outdoor activities, the hotel has joined the Hôteliers Randonneurs agency to promote the development of sustainable, respectful tourism.
The main thrust of this approach is to guarantee appropriate, quality services at the right price. Providing a cozy, comforting environment is a priority for management, as is a tasty culinary experience (with mountain specialties reviewed by the chef!). All this is orchestrated by a set of eco-gestures that confirm the team's commitment.

Host portrait

Dear customers,
Hygiene and "forward motion" are the cornerstones of the hotel and restaurant business.
Little has changed for our teams, who have already honed their skills to exacting standards.
We look forward to welcoming you to our premises in compliance with current standards, without forgetting our cheerfulness and friendliness!

Services for cyclists

Secure bike room

Services for hikers

Winter and summer alike, heated storage for your equipment
Organization of guided or free hiking trips with topo

En bref

English - French


Pets welcome

Parking privé

Bicycle shelters

Number of rooms: 20

Nombre de personnes : 42


  • Private parking
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting room
  • Coach parking
  • Ski boot drier
  • Car park
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Private garage
  • Garage
  • Play area
  • Reception room
  • Lift
  • TV room
  • Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes
  • Equipment store closed
  • Seminar/meeting
  • Table
  • Chair


  • Pets welcome
  • Coach access
  • Reception
  • Full-board
  • Breakfast in room
  • Breakfast
  • Booking
  • Laundry
  • Pets supplement
  • Wi-fi
  • Tourist routes
  • Half-board
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Massages
  • Booking of general amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Buffet meal
  • Takeaway/cooked dishes
  • Restaurant for children
  • Caterer
  • Repair kit


  • 140 cm bed
  • Shower
  • Private balcony
  • Hair dryer
  • Baby bed
  • Baby chair
  • Changing table
  • Bed 90 cm
  • Bed 160 cm
  • Television
  • Family bedroom
  • Baby bath
  • Telephone
  • Fireplace / Wood burning stove
  • Baby equipment
  • No-smoking
  • Private WC


  • Number of meeting rooms: 1
  • Total number of people: 42
  • 80 personne(s) maximum
  • 10 personne(s) minimum


From 25/12/2023 to 14/04/2024, daily.

From 24/05 to 06/10/2024, daily.


From 25/12/2023 to 14/04/2024
Double room: 85 to 110 €
Single room: 85 to 110 €
Triple room: 92 €
Room sleeping 4: 125 €
Half-board: 36 €
Breakfast: 12 €.

From 24/05 to 06/10/2024
Double room: 85 to 112 €.

Group rate available for > 10 people.

Means of payment

  • Check
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash
  • Titres restaurant (vouchers)
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Credit transfer

Pets welcome

Extra charge for pets


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