Ski in, ski out, catered chalet in Chamonix Les Houches
Sleeps up to 10 - hot tub - sauna - log fire

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Our terms and conditions

If you have any questions or enquiries, please either:

  • email us on
  • give us a call on +44 1438 940 774 or in-resort +33 678 94 43 86
  • or we can chat on Skype : maisonjaune   My Skype status

A non-refundable deposit of 30% of the total holiday cost is required to secure your reservation.

Payment can be made by bank transfer or by credit card via Paypal.
The balance becomes payable within 8 weeks of arrival.
Please advise us at the time of booking of any special requests e.g. dietary requirements, cots etc.

We reserve the right to alter the prices listed at anytime before your booking is accepted.
Once your booking is accepted, we guarantee that the price will not change unless you amend your booking.

Late Payment:
We will contact you when your final balance becomes due 8 weeks before your holiday.

If the total balance is not received within 5 weeks of your holiday, we reserve the right to charge an additional 10% "late payment" fee on the outstanding balance.

Cancellation by the client:
If you cancel your holiday, notify us immediately in writing, by post or email.

The following cancellation charges apply:-

60 days or more prior to departure
Deposit only
less than 59 days or no show
100% of the total holiday cost

Please note, that if your cancellation falls within your insurance policy terms, you may be able to reclaim any costs or charges.

It is a condition of booking that all clients have adequate travel insurance and medical cover. This must include suitable insurance cover for the sports you will undertake on your holiday. We strongly recommend this includes cancellation cover, personal belongings and public liabiliry.

Cancellation by us:
In the unlikely event that we are forced to make any substantial changes to your holiday or even cancel it, we will offer you a full refund. We do, however, reserve the right to make these changes if appropriate. If you do accept a refund, we will be under no further liability.

Very rarely, we may be forced by "force majeure" (see below) to change or terminate your contracted arrangements. This is extremely unlikely, but if this situation does occur, we regret we will be unable to make any refunds, pay you any compensation or meet any costs or expenses you incur as a result.

Force Majeure:
Except where otherwise expressly stated in these Terms, we regret we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or proper performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by reason of circumstances amounting to Force Majeure. In these Terms, "force majeure" means any event or circumstances which we or the supplier of the service(s) in question could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such events may include but are not limited to war or threat of war, riots, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, volcanic eruptions, fire, flood, epidemic, closure, restriction or congestion of airports or airspace and all similar events or circumstances outside our control or the control of the supplier concerned.

We also do not accept any responsibility for personal possessions, personal injury, illness or death caused by your own actions or omissions, or by any unforeseeable or unavoidable event.

Damage by and behaviour of clients:
We shall be entitled to recover from a client the cost of repairs or replacements of any item damaged or loss caused by the client.
Full payment for such damage or loss must be made prior to departing from the chalet.
We reserve the right to apply such claims via the client's credit card.

We also reserve the right to terminate, without compensation or further contractual obligation, a client's holiday if it is deemed that their behavior is unsociable, abusive or in any way unacceptable to ourselves or any other guest or in any way harms the reputation of Maison Jaune with local residents or suppliers - Without refund.

The enjoyment of your holiday is of utmost importance to us, so we will do our best to resolve immediately any complaint that is reported to us in the chalet.

General Information
It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of a valid passport with all the necessary visas documents.
Clients must accept responsibility for the behavior and welfare of any children in their party.
Please note that for the comfort of our guests, we operate a 'no-smoking' policy inside the chalet.
No refunds will be made for meals not taken or beds not slept in.
All dietary requirements need to be indicated at time of booking.

Arrivals and Departures
Rooms will be ready by 4pm on the day of your arrival and must be vacated by 10am on day of departure.
If required, your baggage can be stored at the chalet on day of departure.