Nick Trend stayed in the new Hyatt Centric (hyatt.com). Double rooms from €288 (full review at telegraph.co.uk/ tt-hyatt-Rosière). Pepita doesn’t have a website – reserve on (0039 0165 883047). Lunch is about €30 a head with a glass of wine. Call when you arrive at the bottom of the pistes.
La Rosière (larosiere.net) is under two hours from Chambery, two and half from Geneva airports and about half an hour’s drive from Bourg-StMaurice. Six-day adult ski pass for the Espace San Bernado from €222.