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Which P&V Le Village Arc 1950 residence to choose?

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We have booked a 2 bedroomed standard apartment with Pierre et Vacances for 13-20 Dec (luckily it can be cancelled up to 11 Dec if Covid 19 prevents us travelling). The confirmation mentions that we can specify a building after booking (not Prince des Cimes, though). We are two adults and a seven year old. We would like a building that is quiet at night (no street noise), has spacious apartments and that has easy access to swimming pool without going outdoors. The options are Jardins de la Cascade, Refuge du Montagnard or Hameau du Glacier. Is there anything between them, quality-wise, and have you any room/floor/aspect tips?
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As Arc 1950 is a pedestrianised village, you won't be affected by road noise at all, except possibly some of the apartments that overlook the road up to Arc 2000 but the traffic is very limited on that road and is unlikely to disturb you. Generally the village is very quiet, there is only one bar that some people find noisy and none of the residences you have mentioned are particularly close to it. I don't know what the status is of the nightclub at the moment, others may know if it is likely to be open but you could request to be further away from it, if necessary. However, the only access to a swimming pool without going outside is the Hameau. You will have to cross the covered bridge (passerelle) to go to the Prince Des Cimes, as that is the only one with an indoor pool in that part of the village. Although they say that the other residences have swimming pools, they are outside and in 15 years of going to the village, I have never known it warm enough in the winter to use them! The little used sauna and steam room in the Hameau is very good too!
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Thanks for the comprehensive advice Little Angel
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We stayed in Hameau du Glacier in January. Our apartment was overlooking the boot room exit and ski slope into the resort. It was very quiet, and as @Molly140, says there isn't much noise in 1950 anyway. It was a good location as we could watch the piste bashers doing their thing of an evening and in the morning, which my son loved. It was easy enough to get from Hameau to the Prince de Cimes indoor pool via the footbridge. The apartment maybe needed a bit of an upgrade - having not stayed in any of the other buildings, I don't know if they are any better. But it was perfectly fine, clean and did the job, and reception were very friendly and helpful.

If you go for Hameau, I'd ask which way the apartment is facing, as we were in a superior. Not sure if that makes a difference for slope or street facing.
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Thanks, think I will ask for slope facing, too. We're early to bed and early to rise.
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