Maison La Saxe
Updated: Jul 21
Located in Courmayeur Mont Blanc, Maison La Saxe is a boutique Hotel born from the renovation of a house from the end of the ‘700, with a painstaking preservation and restoration, recovering all existing materials, such as wood and stone.
Every detail is designed to make the atmosphere as rustic and cozy as possible, with the surrounding environment and recalling the style of the past. A small hotel run by a local family, in which tradition and charm blend to create a unique and warm atmosphere, typical of the mountain.
“All the rooms have their own bathroom with stone showers, stone sink, modern iron furniture, and wood doors for a better experience".
With six bedrooms, where the intention is to introduce guests to relive the atmosphere of the past, through the experience of living in a high mountain village, rediscovering the rhythms and values, accompanying the discover places, tastes, smells and sensations, through objects, images, stories and typical dishes, all in a family atmosphere, the house has been rebuild in the past three years of works thanks to the hand of the Architect Gaetano Castelnuovo.
Developed in 3 levels, the house has at the ground floor the living room were the morning the breakfast is served with typical products such as yogurts, cheese, ham and fresh fruit.
Courmayeur extends at the foot of the Mont Blanc massif, in a verdant amphitheater surrounded by coniferous forests, mountains and glaciers. Despite being a tourist resort of international importance, Courmayeur retains an authentic alpine atmosphere, which is felt both walking among the shops in the center and in the villages that surround the main town and which go as far as the head of the central valley, where the Dora della Val Veny and the Dora della Val Ferret flow into the Dora Baltea.
The alpine atmosphere is also found in hotels and other accommodation facilities - from luxury hotels to alpine huts and campsites -, in the historic cafés in the center and in the restaurants on the slopes: in Courmayeur, hospitality, love for tradition and respect for local architecture are treated in detail.