Chamonix has a wealth of places to stay, from hotels to several campsites. Click here for further details.

The other towns/villages on the route, Les Houches, Les Contamines, Courmayeur and Champex also have several choices.

The TMB is well-served by refuges and gites d'etapes:

Refuge du Col de Balme Rifugio Elisabetta Gite d'etape La Fouly
Gite d'etape Tre-le-Champ Rifugio Bonatti Gite d'etape Praz de Fort
Chalet de la Flegere Rifugio Elena Cabane d'Orny
Chalet du Lac Blanc Rifugio Bertone Gite d'etape la Forclaz
Refuge de Bellachat Chalets-Hotels la Vachey        
Refuge du Miage       
Chalets du Truc
Chalet de la Balme
Refuge du Col de la Croix du Bonhomme
Chalet-Refuge des Mottets
Refuge de la Nova

Kev Reynold's guidebook provides telephone numbers for advance booking. You are unlikely to be turned away from a refuge, however you may find yourself underneath a table! Refuges are particularly busy in July and August.

Joining the Austrian Alpine Club will discount the price paid for most refuges by halving the overnight charges. Note that some refuges are privately owned (e.g. Rif. Walter Bonatti) and do not provide discounts.

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