This is a good choice if you are going on holiday in a large group. They are usually catered and provide up to 3 meals a day, though the staff may have one day off during the week when you will have to eat out.
Individual rooms are available also in chalets, but you will have to take your chances on how well you will get on with the other guests.
The staff will have a lot of knowledge of the are which is useful, and they may provide services like ski instruction, guided ski tours or child care.
The range of standard and facilities and standards is enormous from rustic to boutique. There are options at the budget end, but if you have deep pockets and fancy your own chef, hot tub, sauna and cinema room this one is for you!