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SEB RAMSEY visited France as a guest of the tourism bureau. For more information on the area see savoiemontblanc.com and chambery-tourisme.com
HE stayed at the 5-star boutique Petit Hotel Confidentiel, which is open throughout the year. Prices for a double room start at €220 up to €750 (a large family room with Jacuzzi and private terrace). Breakfast is €25.
THE hotel offers a choice of seven suites and seven rooms plus a massage and fitness room. A large spa is due to open in December this year. See petithotelconfidentiel.com